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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

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