In total, September - October, the Israelis have bought about 12 thousand apartments . The share of transactions when Residential was acquired for investment purposes , in October, almost unchanged from the previous month and remained at 23% .
In the third quarter of 2013 was recorded in Israel , the sharpest quarterly decline in home sales over the past five years - from the end of 2008 , touching all areas of the country .
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In July - September has sold 25,178 apartments ( both the primary and secondary markets) - 18.1 % less than in the second quarter , and by 5.2 % less than the same period last year.