We bade farewell to 2020 just one month ago with high hopes that life is going to be better in 2021. So far, sadly, things are not returning to normal as quickly as we had expected. Lockdowns are still a part of our lives, as are travel restrictions. Though mass vaccination is underway, the death toll of the pandemic is still on the rise worldwide, and the end isn’t really in sight.

Will airports stay empty for long?
Will airports stay empty for long?
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While the real estate market has generally been stable over the course of this disease, the amount of international real estate investments did drop significantly. That can be…

Well, that was much faster than we had expected. Who would have imagined, just a year ago, that by 2021 humanity would have already managed to develop a vaccine against COVID-19, and to start immunizing itself? While there are many reasons for optimism, regarding the light at the end of the pandemic’s tunnel, for real estate investors it might be a bit too soon to rejoice.

Room for optimism, but not for euphoria
Room for optimism, but not for euphoria
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While the global economy is starting to shake the dirt off of its shoulders and to assess the damage caused by the virus, there are a few things that real estate investors need to…

As we enter the month of December, it’s time to start summing up 2020 in real estate. My name is Ofir Eyal Bar, and I’m a real estate investor with over two decades of experience around the globe, especially in North America, Europe, South Africa, and the Far East. Let’s talk about top trends in real estate this year — the trends that are going to stay with us for quite a while, or so it seems. And no, we’re not going to mention COVID-19 even once (and that’s not going to be easy).

Going rural

After decades of a continuous shift…

2020 is far from over, but it’s already safe to say at this point that it has been a bad year, economically speaking. The COVID-19 and, more precisely, the financial downfall that came with it skipped only a few sectors — and the real estate investment sector, unfortunately, was not one of them. When you’re thinking of how to make ends meet by the 30th of the month, you are less inclined to close deals worth thousands of dollars, and when physical mobility is restricted, it is very hard to seriously consider properties for investments. What can we say? …

If you’ve been around the world of real estate investment for a while, you probably know by now that almost everyone around you is a self-proclaimed expert. While there are some people who have worked hard and truly deserve the status of being a professional advisor, the internet is sadly filled with many novice voices giving dodgy tips and tricks. My name is Ofir Eyal Bar and I’ve been a real estate investor for quite some time now. …

The first steps of getting involved in the real estate business are some of the most exciting and because of that, it would be critical for you to start with your right foot. Education is at the root of every successful career and without it, you’ll end up making a lot of rookie mistakes, postponing the great results we’re all expecting after hard work.

I am Ofir Eyal Bar, a real estate investor, and digital marketing entrepreneur, and in this post, I would like to share with you some resources that personally I find as helpful sources of knowledge to…

With the COVID-19 pandemic still keeping economic activity subdued globally, investing in real estate becomes a bigger challenge, especially for those that are in their early stages. To keep profitability and reduce downsides, if that occurs, they need to take some extra measures in how they design a real estate investing strategy. I am Ofir Eyal Bar, and today I will share 4 valuable tips on how to do that, to help other people navigate one of the most uncertain periods in our lifetime.

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#1 Have a diversified exposure

Diversification is one…

I’m back with the second part of the beginners’ dictionary into real estate investments. The previous material revealed some of the most useful and interesting estate nouns and today’s sequel will do the same. As always, I’m Ofir Eyal Bar, willing to share some of the insightful knowledge I’ve acquired throughout my career in real estate.

real estate dictionary
real estate dictionary


Market value — the price of a property agreed by both buyers and sellers, given full information, and with no constraint to act. It is also commonly referred to as fair market value.

Mediation — a dispute resolution helping warring parties solve their problem…

The real estate industry is one of the most fascinating in the world and like any other one, it has a unique terminology. I’m Ofir Bar and my vast experience in this field had thought me a lot of useful nouns. Are you eager to find some of the most interesting ones? This part one of the beginners’ dictionary should provide more insights.

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ARM — stands for an Adjustable-rate mortgage and represents a loan whose interest rates float based on the movement of an assigned index or a designated market indicator (ex: the weekly average of 1Y U.S. Treasury Bills).

Although 2020 turns out to be a challenging year for real estate investing, targeted areas around some of the largest European cities still have a high potential for growth.

I am Ofir Eyal Bar, a real estate investor with stakes in Western European countries and South Africa, and I would like to talk about some of the best 5 trendy neighborhoods which you don’t want to miss, in case you want to invest in real estate this year.

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#1 University Quarter Area, Brussels

This Belgian area near Brussels is one of the places where people all around the travel, whether…

Ofir Eyal Bar

A successful businessman, digital marketing entrepreneur and Real Estate investor.

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