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The source for this halacha is a gemara in Menachot 44a. There Koren translates pundak as a guesthouse while artscroll translates it as an inn. For more on this topic see Does one really have 30 days to put up a mezuza outside Eretz Israel? and the sources linked there.


R Shlomo Riskin (the Chief Rabbi of Efrat in Israel) writes indeed that a ger toshav can own land in Eretz Israel According to Rambam [Avodat Kochavim 10:6], the very term ger toshav, stranger-resident, defines the fact that any gentile who accepts the seven Noahide laws of morality may be a resident in the land of Israel, may purchase or rent land ...

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