Cohen Handler is a finalist in the Optus My Business Awards 2017

It is our pleasure to announce Cohen Handler is a finalist in the Optus My Business Awards 2017. CATEGORY: 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. Finalists of these prestigious awards represent the best

Domain: Brisbane You’ve been friendzoned: why your property market is no hotspot

Domain’s article ‘Brisbane You’ve been friendzoned: why your property market is no hotspot’, they state that Brisbane has been “Watching wide-eyed from the sidelines, Brisbane has witnessed Melbourne, and in particular Sydney, experiencing a housing boom of epic proportions”. General Manager of Cohen Handler Brisbane, Jordan Navybox agrees with the comment that Brisbane hasn’t experienced a housing

CEO Ben Handler reveals his go-to question for job candidates

Cohen Handler’s CEO and co-founder Ben Handler shares his go-to question with Sarah Kimmorley from Business Insider. Ben revealed that his go-to question was ‘what style of books do you read, and what’s your favourite book?’ This is the number one question I always ask any potential Cohen Handler employee. I know that time is

Natalija Tanevska shares her journey: Junior athlete to a property professional

Cohen Handler Buyer’s Agent Natalija Tanevska shares her journey from junior athlete to a property professional. “When I was on the selling side, I would constantly hear about the frustrations buyers experienced when looking for a new home…I wanted to really help these people and I decided to make the switch and become a buyer’s

Finalists Announced for REB Awards 2017

The finalists for the REB Awards 2017 have been announced. Partnered realestate.com.au, the REB Awards are the only accolades open to every real estate professional group across the industry. REB editor Tim Neary says the awards will recognise the best operators in the industry, across several categories. Simon Cohen and Simon Tasievski from Cohen Handler

What Does the Budget Mean for Housing Affordability?

This week’s Federal Budget 2017−18 introduced a raft of measures to address housing affordability. What are the main changes and what impact will they have on different sectors?   Earlier this week, we saw the announcement of nine changes in the Treasury Portfolio as part of this year’s Federal Budget aimed at addressing the housing

Simon Cohen comments on the Federal budget

Treasurer Scott Morrison’s 2017/18 budget claims to tackle housing affordability. Simon Cohen, co-founder of buyer’s agency Cohen Handler said more could have been done to address housing supply, which he said was the root of the housing affordability crisis in Sydney. “The measures in last night’s Budget have the potential to help to a certain

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

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 > http://ow.ly/QVK830aMH9K  

What’s The Best Suburb For Buying A Home In Sydney

Sydney’s auction clearance rate has reached above 80 per cent on Saturday, as hopeful home buyers bid thousands of dollars above reserve to win their slice of Australia’s priciest city. However, whilst vendors in the far-flung reaches of Sydney are rushing to market, an analysis of listings data found it has become extremely tough in

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