In the midst of the New Year’s marathon, fate brought me to the same table with a married couple from Jerusalem, who arrived in warm Kiev in Israel to see for themselves the city where the parents of the spouses were born.
Netta and Arnie complained that supposedly in Jerusalem real estate is too expensive, and they cannot afford to move to a new building. First of all, Israel is a relatively small country, and housing supply is limited. Secondly, among wealthy Jews in the USA, France and Great Britain, it has become fashionable to have an apartment in Israel, preferably in Jerusalem, in its prestigious areas. Overseas owners buy a second home in Israel, dreaming of moving to the promised land in old age. And in anticipation of this hour they rent it out. Continue reading
“Is it easy to live in a high-rise building?” – this topic of our campaign “City of Wonderful Ideas” caused heated debate among the residents of the capital. Twice, KP correspondents gathered full houses on the streets of the city, and each time it was difficult for the people of Kiev to say exactly where it is better to live – on the lower floor or on the upper.
We have heard enough pros and cons (the most compelling read below). “And yet – what floor would you call ideal?” – we did not relent. Then it turned out that it was both more comfortable and safer to live on the 2nd-4th floor. “Better yet, get rich quicker and buy a house in the country!” – finally, the people of Kiev admitted. Continue reading
At the office, try to feel confident and do not hesitate to ask for a license for the repair and construction works and company registration documents. Today, a company operating without a license may simply not live to see the end of your repair. In addition, the company’s working hours on the market should be at least three years — then there is a certain guarantee that your contractors already have “experience – the son of difficult mistakes”, and they won’t work out tactics for you.
In addition to the license, it makes sense to see the package of documents that you will receive from the company. There must be a contract agreement, an estimate, a resource sheet Continue reading