Purchase tax (or "mas rechisha") is a tax that a buyer is obligated to pay upon purchasing real estate in Israel. Once a contract is signed, a self-assessment must be filed with the Israel tax authorities The tax on residential property is an incremental tax.
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Betterment tax (or "mas shevach") is a tax that a seller is obligated to pay upon selling real estate in Israel. The tax is based on the profits of the seller, or the difference between the selling price of the property and the price the seller bought the house at. The calculation of this tax is complicated, as the tax is influenced by many factors.
The mortgage (or "mashkanta") is an interest in real property that is held by the lender as security for the loan. The loan is usually big and long-term, which allows the loaner to buy the real property. This is the standard method by which real estate can be bought without the need to pay the full value immediately from your personal resources.
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