Simon Cohen lifts the lid on Prestige Property

With a focus on high-end decor, huge rooms and impressive frontages, Australia’s prestige property market is often viewed purely through the glamour of the homes themselves. But there is a different side to the industry — the challenge of buying a dream home at the top end of the market. Prestige properties have been relatively

Fall Sparks Declaration of Housing Boom’s Demise

The Australian’s article ‘fall sparks declaration of housing boom’s demise’ reports on the Sydney housing market and its ability to weaken further after the first quarterly, revealing a fall in values since May last year. Managing director, Simon Cohen reveals the suburbs he tips to fall. Read the full article here.  

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

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