What You Need to Know about Changes to Property Management Laws in NSW

A recent overhaul to the Residential Tenancies Act 2010 means a whole raft of changes affecting NSW landlords and their tenants.   Home ownership is increasingly out of reach for many NSW residents resulting in more long-term renters. Australian Bureau of Statistics figures report that between 1994−5 and 2013−14 the number of Australians renting increased from 25.7%

Do I Need a Buyer’s Agent?

In an increasingly competitive market, having a buyer’s agent on your side could be the secret weapon to property buying success. With seemingly never-ending price rises and a shrinking property pool, it is becoming increasingly difficult to ‘buy well’ in the contemporary Australian market. For many it is becoming more a matter of ‘buying anything’

What is the Melbourne Apartment Market Myth?

Melbourne property buyers need to be aware of some of the ‘myths’ surrounding apartment size, location and tax depreciation in order to decide what is best for them. ‘Housing affordability crisis’ is a term we have heard a lot of recently and it is high density accommodation that is being widely touted as the best

Aussie Property Buyer’s Agency Hits $2 Billion Purchasing Milestone

Cohen Handler, one of Australia’s biggest buyers’ agencies acknowledges the way Australians buy property is changing dramatically. Recently reaching a new milestone, purchasing a total of $2 billion worth of properties since launching the company in 2009. Starting with $5,000, Cohen Handler has grown from two people in a bedroom to 50+ staff members across

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