Good News for Sydney Home Buyers – The Frenzy is Finally Over

In a recent article in the Sunday Telegraph, Simon Cohen – Managing Director of Cohen Handler shared his views on the changing tides of the property market, where ‘fear of missing out’ is no longer the driving force behind Sydney’s competitive house prices. The intense nature of the bidding wars in the Sydney property market have calmed

Property Investors look to Brisbane

Property investors are now looking to areas in Brisbane to yield higher growth as property prices in Sydney becomes too expensive. In a recent article with AAP, CEO of Cohen Handler, Ben Handler attributes this shift to the increasing difficulty for property investors to secure a loan, with investors now requiring a bigger deposit. The

How to improve the yield on your property investment

Property owners in Australia’s capital cities have benefited from extraordinary capital gains of late. In fact, the CoreLogic RP Data Home Value Index shows that in the 20 years since 1995 (when the index began), capital city house values have skyrocketed more than 436 per cent. Over the decades there have been many ups and downs,

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

5 common property investment mistakes

Investing in property can be finicky business. Every state has fruitful cities, every city has profitable suburbs and every suburb has gainful properties, but it can take a lot of elbow grease and footwork to ensure you’ve got all three lined up. Without a crystal ball, knowing what property will provide you with profits further

Primary Residence at North Randwick

        Property Type: Primary Residence Free Standing Address: Govett St, Randwick, NSW, 2031. Listing Status: Off Market Date of Acquisition: March, 2015. Acquisition Price: Not Disclosed Ownership Structure: Individual ————— Macroeconomic Concerns The clients had specifically identified North Randwick as their preferred suburb to settle and develop a family home. The clients

Secrets of a buyers agent

A great deal of research, time and effort is poured into finding the right property. Cohen Handler CEO and co-founder Ben Handler, in his article for Money Magazine, reveals four industry recommendations to buyers when acquiring a property at the best price.  Ben’s first tip of getting to know how the real estate agent your

What to keep in mind when buying a home

Cohen Handler founders, Simon Cohen and Ben Handler, offer up their top five tips for potential home buyers in the Inner West Courier.  Have a plan in place; the search for your dream home can be painstaking and takes time and research, having a plan that includes attaining a “strata and building/pest report, contract reviews and

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