How two friends took $5000 and created a $6 million property business from home

How two friends took $5000 and created a $6 million property business from home – from SmartCompany

It was a fortuitous meeting at a Halloween party in Los Angeles that sowed the seed for the creation of Cohen Handler, one of the fastest growing real estate businesses in Australia. At the time, Ben Handler was working in property development and his now business partner Simon Cohen was also in real estate.

Together the two Australian entrepreneurs began exploring what they saw as a gap in the booming Australian property industry for the services of buyer’s agents. “The concept was inspired by the US and how it was already been done there,” Handler told SmartCompany.

“We just saw an opportunity for buyer’s agents to have their voice represented.”

Ben Handler discusses how he and business partner Simon Cohen started up their buyer’s agent business from their first meeting to their current day to day activities. Read the full article here

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