About Sharett Properties

Get to know your agent: Kathy Sharett

  • Kathy Sharett is a licensed Israeli Real Estate Broker owning and operating her own office in Israel since 1995.
  • She holds a Bachelor's degree in journalism/Hebrew studies from the University of Wisconsin (1994).
  • She was a Licensed salesperson working for 7 years in the United States.
  • Kathy Worked for 20 years as a real estate professional in Israel and the United States.
  • She also assists in sales, rentals and long-term property management.
  • Studied contract law and has drafted and implemented rental and sales contracts in Hebrew and English.

Buying a home in Israel and obtaining a mortgage is a very different process from that of the United States or Europe. You'll need the assistance of a lawyer and a realtor to negotiate and close your transaction.

According to Forbes magazine 2008, Israel is now the number one up-and-coming real estate market in the world. After a few years of recession from 2000 to 2004 the Israeli market is growing exponentially with demand exceeding the supply. Previous limitations have been relaxed and it is now easier than ever to purchase in Israel. Responsible banking and mortgage practices have been a sound foundation for this exponential growth in demand.

 

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