Brisbane property market showing great potential

An exploding population and a downturn in building approvals is all driving supply and demand in Brisbane and its surrounding regions, writes Jordan Navybox, General Manager of Cohen Handler Queensland. With Sydney’s median house price hitting $1.1 million and Melbourne nudging $800,000, there is understandably widespread discussion about whether other parts of Australia offer viable

10 Tips for Auction Success

Whether you are new to auctions or have dabbled in them once or twice, experienced Cohen Handler Associate, Arija McQuillan shares her 10 expert tips on how to bid and win at an auction.   Rare is the person who loves buying at an auction. For most people, it is an intimidating and confusing process

The Trend is Your Friend

Examining the trends that are currently occurring in the Melbourne property market can give buyers, particularly developers, an insight into what features to consider for greater capital growth and rental yields. Cohen Handler’s buyers agents are on the frontline everyday speaking to property buyers about the most sought after features and locations that is driving

Tips for Buying Well in the Eastern Suburbs

Known for its vitality and diversity of urban living, the eastern suburbs offers a great location making it a difficult but not impossible property market to buy into. Discover our top tips on how to buy well in this much sought after Sydney area. Sydney’s eastern suburbs have had wide appeal for many decades combining

Where to Buy Property in 2017

Managing Director of Cohen Handler, Simon Cohen names his top growth suburbs across Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane and gives advice on where growth is slowing. The first quarter of 2017 has slipped by but for those looking to buy a residential or investment property this Autumn or later in the year, the major capital cities of

Australia’s Buyer’s Agency Expands to California

One of Australia’s leading buyer’s agencies has announced the launch of its first US office in LA. Led by Australian expat Rowan Isaacs, Cohen Handler LA will offer services to Australian’s who are looking to purchase property in the Los Angeles region, with additional buyer’s agent services to be added over the coming months. Mr

Cohen Handler launches first LA office

Cohen Handler CEO Ben Handler and Managing Director Simon Cohen are opening their first US branch in Los Angeles. Cohen Handler LA will be lead by Australian expat Rowan Isaacs. Ben Handler and Simon Cohen first met in LA, bringing the business back to the place of origin. Read the full article here.  

L.A. Growth and Yield Trends

Opportunity awaits for foreign nationals willing to invest in the recovering US property market. After declining between 2007 and 2012 due to the Global Financial Crisis (GFC), property prices in the USA are now in the early stages of a new growth cycle, with excellent prospects for future capital growth and generous rental yields. Foreign

Qantas Talking Business with Alan Kohler & Ben Handler

Co-Founder & CEO Ben Handler catches up with Alan Kohler talking about what a buyer’s agent does, why they’re important and how the process works whilst also mentioning Ben & Simon’s new business baby AuctionWiz. Listen to the full interview here >  

What You Need to Know about Changes to Property Management Laws in NSW

A recent overhaul to the Residential Tenancies Act 2010 means a whole raft of changes affecting NSW landlords and their tenants.   Home ownership is increasingly out of reach for many NSW residents resulting in more long-term renters. Australian Bureau of Statistics figures report that between 1994−5 and 2013−14 the number of Australians renting increased from 25.7%

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