Who is buying Israeli homes?
Nationwide foreign residents account for a negligible number of purchases but in some Jerusalem neighborhoods they account for 40% of purchases.
Burst the housing bubble now
Instead of initiating another lost decade and falling home prices (prices fell 22% in real terms in 1998-2007), it would be better to slash prices all at once.
Aspirin instead of antibiotics
Vested interests will thwart Netanyahu's treatment for the sick housing market, while the real ills remain without a cure.