Once the calendar ticks over to December, the days start flying by and our calendars fill up with end-of-year events, Christmas shopping and holiday preparations. With all the demands on our time, many people decide to put their property plans on hold until the new year. However, you may be surprised to know that our
Assistance from the government for first-time buyers purchasing a home is becoming less likely as the cost of small apartments in the Sydney market is overtaking the maximum price allowed to be eligible to receive stamp duty reductions, according to industry experts. The NSW government’s First Home-New Home Scheme provides no stamp duty breaks for
The Smart50 class of 2016 features Cohen Handler on their list for the third consecutive year running. Simon Cohen and Ben Handler have experienced a growth rate of 172% over a 3 year period, riding the housing boom in Australia. In the Property and business services industry, Cohen Handler has won the Smart and lasting
Cohen Handler are a finalist for the Optus My Business Awards 2016 in the category of ‘Property Business of the Year.’ The Optus My Business Awards is the longest-standing business awards program in Australia, and identifies and acknowledges the achievements of Australia’s best business operators.
Cohen Handler buyer’s agent Felix Taing reveals buyers are looking around Sydney’s outer ring suburbs, from Pittwater to Sutherland. Taing discusses the increasingly shifting buyers focus as buyers are seeking lifestyle over convenience, highlighting the Western and South-West Suburbs of Sydney; “What we have noticed is that Penrith and Parramatta have come up as CBDs,”
Simon Cohen reveals the two things high profile buyers look for in a property. “Number one is privacy,” Mr Cohen said. “Number two — they like to be lifestyle based. We see a lot of celebrities by the beaches like Bondi and Bronte.” Cohen states prestige buyers use buyer’s agents to hunt for their family
CEO Ben Handler provides his tips & insights into the benefits of investing in property. Revealing Cohen Handler uses its own buyer’s agents to help them purchase property. Cohen Handler buyer’s agent Jordan Navybox assisted Ben Handler in securing a property in Brisbane. Some people may be content with putting their money into savings accounts and
Traditionally, spring is the busiest time of year for both buyer’s and vendors, however, this September we have seen a lack of buying options. Whilst there is an acute shortage of stock available for sale, the issue of the tight high-end rental market has intensified, said Simon Cohen, of Cohen Handler buyer’s agency, which bought
Despite low stock levels and increasing prices, buyer’s are nabbing properties hundreds of thousands of dollars below the asking price, beating the odds in some of Sydney’s top suburbs. Managing Director Simon Cohen reveals Cohen Handler buyer’s agents negotiate discounts of 10% or more for their clients. “There are some sellers that are in la-la land
It can be difficult to figure out which style of home is right for you. Discover the pros and cons of buying an apartment to help inform your decision.