Predicting Real Estate Hot Spots

In May this year, a parking space in Potts Point sold for $264,000, quickly becoming the most expensive car park in Australia. While this sounds like an exorbitant amount to pay, it highlights the value of even a small space within close proximity to the CBD. As recently as last month, the finale of Australia’s

How do you choose the right buyers’ agent?

The property market in Australia has become increasingly competitive, which has lead to more people seeking that winning edge. Statistics from CoreLogic RP Data show the effects of this rivalry, as between December 2008 and June 2015, property prices in Sydney and Melbourne surged 68.8 per cent and 54.1 per cent respectively. This growth can also

Why first time buyers are becoming investors instead

More and more Australians are making their first step on the home ownership ladder an investment property. Mortgage Choice conducted a widespread survey on a number of property investors around our country in July 2015. More than 36 per cent were, in fact, first-time buyers, a substantial increase from 21.1 per cent at the same

Testimonial: Making the home buying experience smooth, efficient and effective

Potential home buyers struggle unsuccessfully not knowing how to navigate the real estate industry but our qualified property buyers agents can make all the difference when purchasing a home. Cohen Handler buyers agents have extensive contacts and exclusive access to off market properties and first viewings giving you the competitive edge. Our associates are experienced

What is an off-market property?

  The long-term benefits that come with investing in brick and mortar make it a popular money-making venture. Provided you make an informed decision (a buyer’s agent can help here) it is generally seen as a safer long-term commitment rather than a short-term gamble. In fact, CoreLogic RP Data recently released a report that showed how

Buying A New Home At Auction?

Purchasing a home under the hammer can be a daunting and emotional time – especially so if you are looking to buy a property in Sydney or buying a new home in Melbourne. It’s pretty safe to say that given the sheer amount of money involved in the traditionally competitive environment of an auction, it’s

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