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Best buyer's agents in Sydney

March 23, 2022
by
Craig Gibson

Looking for the best buyer’s agent in Sydney?

A Sydney buyer's agent can help you find your dream home, whether it's a home in a family friendly suburb, or you need to downsize to a smaller property. Then you need to read our guide, which highlights the top buyer’s agents in Sydney of 2022. It highlights key details about each of the featured agents, including what area they service, their fees, and any awards they have won. 

The agents featured here were chosen after extensive research and selected based on their strong customer testimonials, range of services, and reputation. If you have any burning questions about buyer’s agents in Sydney, be sure to check out the FAQ at the end of the guide.

Cohen Handler - Sydney buyer's agent based in the eastern suburbs

Buyer's agent Simon Cohen from Cohen Handler
Simon Cohen from Cohen Handler

Cohen Handler, a Double Bay based property buyer's agency, is one of the most prestigious buyer's agents in Sydney’s eastern suburbs. It was co-founded by managing director Simon Cohen in 2009 as a full service operation providing consultation, property sourcing, due diligence, negotiation, and auction bidding—to name a few of the many buyer’s agent services they provide. 

According to Simon, Cohen Handler’s unique selling point is their ability to, “access more off-market properties than any other agency.” In terms of awards, Cohen Handler has featured in SmartCompany’s SMART50 Awards for a number of years, in recognition of the company’s rapid growth rate. They have also been recognised in the Real Estate Business Awards (REB), as finalists in the Buyer’s Agent of The Year 2020 category. 

Cohen Handler is headquartered in Sydney and services clients across the city. They also operate in Melbourne, Brisbane, and Perth.

Get in touch with Cohen Handler to find out more about their offering and fee structure.

Lloyd Edge (Aus Property Professionals) - Miranda based buyer's agent in Sydney's Sutherland Shire

Buyer's agent Lloyd Edge from Aus Property Professionals
Lloyd Edge from Aus Property Professionals

Who is Lloyd Edge (Aus Property Professionals)?

Lloyd Edge is the founder and director of Aus Property Professionals, a full ‘end to end’ buyer’s agency service. He is also an author of the best-selling book, Positively Geared. 

Aus Property Professionals boast a high percentage of repeat clients and referred clients. In addition, founder Lloyd Edge’s expertise has seen him appear widely in the media, including in the Australian Property Investor, Your Investment Property, Smart Property Investor magazines, as well as The Daily Telegraph, amongst others.

Aus Property Professionals has also been recognised every year since 2017 in the Real Estate Business Awards (REB) and the Real Estate Institute of New South Wales (REINSW) Awards for Excellence. 

Besides Sydney, Aus Property Professionals also service Newcastle and Brisbane.

To find out about their fee structure, get in touch with Aus Property Professionals directly.

One Buyer’s Agency - Buyer’s agency based in Sydney’s Double Bay

The team at One Buyer’s Agency
Some of the team at One Buyer's Agency

One Buyer’s Agency is based in Double Bay, with a focus on servicing the eastern suburbs market. They focus on offering private viewings of exclusive off-market properties, together with “extraordinary service” and “stringent due diligence that a regular buyer may miss.”

So what makes One Buyer's Agency worth considering? The agency's glowing testimonials, for a start. For example, one testimonial from a client praised them for, “listening carefully to what we needed and responding accordingly whilst providing careful guidance based on research and their experience.”

One Buyer’s Agency has been recognised in the Real Estate Institute of New South Wales (REINSW) Awards for Excellence and in the Real Estate Business Awards (REB) as finalists in the Buyer’s Agent of The Year 2021 category.

Get in touch with One Buyer’s Agency directly to find out about their fee structure.

Rose and Jones - Double Bay based buyer’s agent in Sydney

Byron Jones, the managing director of buyer's agency Rose and Jones
Byron Jones from Rose and Jones

Established in 1998, Rose & Jones is a buyer’s agent based in Double Bay, servicing Sydney metro, including the eastern suburbs, North Shore, northern beaches, and inner west. Rose and Jones services Sydney metro, and have also expanded their presence to northern NSW, the Gold Coast, and Melbourne. 

One of the reasons Rose and Jones is one of the best buyer’s agents in Sydney is that they offer, “a detailed knowledge of the markets we operate in, ensuring buyers’ make well-informed decisions under the most favourable terms.”

As members of the Real Estate Buyers Agents Association of Australia (REBAA), you can also rest assured they operate to the highest professional standards in terms of integrity and ethics.

Get in touch with Rose and Jones directly to find out about their fee structure.

Jack Henderson (Henderson Advocacy) - Paddington based buyer’s agent

Sydney buyer's agent Jack Henderson
Jack Henderson

Jack Henderson is the founder and principal of his agency Henderson Advocacy, which is based in Paddington. He has extensive experience sourcing properties for time-poor clients across the Sydney metro. 

He's known as one of the best buyer's agents in Sydney, and has numerous positive reviews and testimonials from past clients to prove it.

Client Rebekah Stanley found, “Jack and his team…made the process so easy and seamless, and went above and beyond to ensure everything was in order to secure the property above all other competitors and interested buyers. Throughout the whole process, the communication was outstanding and I was well informed.”

Jack Henderson and his agency Henderson services Sydney metro and also have a presence in Newcastle. 

To find out more about Jack Henderson's fees, contact the agency via phone or email.

Michelle May - Buyer’s agent servicing Sydney's eastern suburbs, lower north shore, and inner west

Buyer's agent Michelle May
Michelle May

Michelle May is an independent buyer’s agent servicing the eastern suburbs and inner west. Besides offering a comprehensive property buying service for first-time purchasers and experienced investors, she also has a podcast, Buy Your Side, and is a regular media contributor.

She has 25+ years of property buying experience, so is one of the most knowledgeable buyer's agents in Sydney. 

Client Jenny Macdonald had the following glowing testimonial for her: “Buying property is a big decision, filled with uncertainty but I felt that with Michelle guiding me, I made the right decision. Michelle was honest in her appraisals of properties, I never felt pressured to buy a property as she just wanted us to work towards getting the right property for me.”

Michelle services Sydney’s eastern suburbs, inner west, and lower north shore.

Want to learn more about Michelle May's fees? Call her to find out more.

Veronica Morgan (Good Deeds Property Buyers) - Balmain based Sydney buyer’s agent 

Veronica Morgan from Good Deeds Property Buyers
Veronica Morgan from Good Deeds Property Buyers

Veronica Morgan is the founder and principal of Good Deeds Property Buyers, a buyer’s agency based in Balmain that was founded in 2019. She is a licensed real estate agent and has a high profile in the media as the co-host of the TV series Location Location Location Australia and Relocation Relocation Australia, which both air on Foxtel. 

Veronica is a leading buyer’s agent covering Sydney’s eastern suburbs, inner city, inner west, and lower north shore. She has strong credentials in terms of experience and industry recognition. Not only has Veronica served as Vice President of REBAA and judged the inaugural REB Women in Real Estate Awards (2019), she's also been an REINSW awards judge keynote speaker at its conferences.

Veronica has also written numerous articles covering the property market for national newspapers and industry publications. 

Get in touch with Good Deeds Property Buyers directly to find out about their fee structure.

Ravi Sharma (Search Property) - Sydney based buyer’s agent

Buyer's agent Ravi Sharma from Search Property
Ravi Sharma from Search Property

Search Property is an investment property buyer's agent which has the objective of, “negotiating the best deals all the way through to settlement and finding the right tenants.” They focus on helping buyers to purchase property in Sydney’s market.

Search Property's founder Ravi Sharma has amassed a personal investment portfolio of 13 properties across Sydney, an impressive feat given he’s only 29. He is also very focused on helping clients build their property portfolio. You can book a one-on-one session with Ravi via a 45 minute video call or attend a group session. 

Learn more about Search Property's fixed fee pricing structure by reaching out to them on their contact form.

Sam Gordon (Australian Property Scout) - Wollongong based buyer’s agent also servicing Sydney

Buyer's agent Sam Gordon from Australian Property Scout
Sam Gordon from Australian Property Scout

Sam Gordon is the founder of Australian Property Scout, an investment buyer’s agency that sources quality investment properties right across Australia. Their objective is to identify and purchase “super high performing properties” for their clients located all around Australia.

Sam was named Strategic Investor Of The Year 2020 by Your Property Investment Magazine, which is good evidence of his track record in property investment. This includes a personal investment portfolio of 20+ properties. 

Get in touch with Sam directly to find out about their fee structure.

Tips for hiring Sydney buyer's agents

Let’s now look at what you need to know when it comes to hiring a buyer’s agent in Sydney.

When it comes time to hire a buyer’s agent you need to be sure they have the right qualities, specifically: 

  • Good knowledge and experience of the local property market.
  • A proven track record of buying property in the local area.
  • A wide network of contacts in the real estate industry.
  • Positive testimonials from previous clients.
  • The right qualifications and insurance. 
  • Membership of professional bodies, like the Real Estate Buyers’ Agents Association of Australia (REBAA) or a local state-based body like the Real Estate Institute of New South Wales (REINSW).

Final thoughts

Deciding whether a Sydney buyer's agent is right for you can be tough. You need to weigh up the benefits, especially in relation to the costs involved. For many, a buyer's agent is well worth the expense. They can help you find your perfect home, whether it's in the city or a coastal property. If you still have questions about buyer's agents, the questions and answers below should help to clarify thing further. Good luck!


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