Ray White New Zealand welcomes new leader in Nelson Region

The Ray White Group has just welcomed Mark Rumsey to the family as the new business owner, principal and licensed agent for Ray White Nelson, Richmond and Motueka in the beautiful Upper South Island. A business owner for the last decade, Mr Rumsey said he was excited about his next chapter, heading up not one… Read more »

Tiny homes being sold for big cause

Two tiny houses are going under the hammer for a huge cause at midday on Saturday, May 18. The one-bedroom, one-bathroom homes on wheels have been crafted by 20 of Christchurch’s tradies in training from the Ara Institute of Canterbury. Ray White Ferrymead is proudly managing the auction, covering all standard agent costs, which means… Read more »

It was a Beary interesting Easter in Kerikeri

Fostering the ongoing relationship with Plunket in Northland, Ray White Kerikeri ran their annual Ray White Teddy Bear’s Picnic in Kerikeri on Sunday 14 April 2019. The event saw hundreds converge on Kerikeri’s Stone Store Basin for an afternoon of entertainment which included a teddy bear parade, colouring competitions, a giant bubble display, raffles, games… Read more »

Real estate titans set to help Christchurch rise

A powerful collective of Australasian real estate industry titans have rallied together to stage a conference called RISE2019, with all proceeds going to the victims of the families of the recent violence in Christchurch. Industry veteran of 35 years, Chris Hanley OAM, who owns First National Byron Bay, was so deeply affected by the recent violence… Read more »

Steve Hansen backs Ray White for its commitment to customer satisfaction.

World-beating rugby coach Steve Hansen today declared leading real estate company Ray White New Zealand ‘A Name to Trust’. Steve put his name to Ray White at the launch of a new campaign shining a light on how the company has gone about raising its customer satisfaction score to become the most recommended real estate… Read more »

Ray White raising love for Hawke’s Bay

Ray White Napier’s Chris Baylis has launched the ‘Raising Love for Hawke’s Bay’ drive, hoping that when it comes to the crunch, 1,500 packets of peanut-free biscuits would be collected to support the Ronald McDonald House Charities® (RMHC®) New Zealand. The initiative, that started on 01 April, runs for three weeks, and the Ray White… Read more »

Property for Industry Limited buy industrial asset for $17.2M

PROPERTY for Industry Limited (PFI) has purchased an industrial property in Auckland for $17.2M off-market at 41-61 Spartan Road in Takanini. The tenant, MaxiTRANS, is one of the largest suppliers of truck and trailer parts to the road transport industry in Australia and the largest supplier of locally manufactured road transport trailer solutions in Australia… Read more »

Ray White NZ welcomes a new office in Ohope Beach

Well-known and respected real estate business owner and agent Ray Johnson has officially made the move to Ray White, in the idyllic Ohope Beach in the eastern Bay of Plenty. The Ohope Beach office will be 172nd location across New Zealand for the Ray White network. His existing business, Ohope Beach Realty has been a… Read more »

A funky little Northland property offered at auction at no-reserve

You may be familiar with the property – a modest one bedroom, open plan house which ranked up over 13,000 views online in the leadup to the no-reserve auction on Sunday, 3 March at the 2019 Funky Fish Festival.We’re pleased to announce that the property achieved a record sales price of $500 – all of… Read more »

Whangārei now home to KiwiBuild houses for sale

Buyers have the chance to snap up the very first KiwiBuild homes, with construction underway and available to purchase in Whangārei’s newest suburb, Kotātā Heights, just minutes from the city. KiwiBuild is about restoring the dream of home ownership to families throughout New Zealand, by providing eligible first home buyers with exclusive access to a… Read more »

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  • OCR Announcement

    The Reserve Bank Governor, Alan Bollard, lsat week kept the OCR rate unchanged at 2.5%. The Reserve Bank statement made it clear that the OCR level will remain at 2.5% or lower until the latter part of 2010. There was also an indication that if the New Zealand dollar and wholesale interest rates remained at high… Read more »

  • Celebrating 20 Years with Ray White

    John Pope started in the Real Estate industry 20 years ago, as at the 13th of July.  He started in the Tauranga office of Matthewson Real Estate Ltd, and has worked there ever since, only changing over to the current Matthewson Real Estate Ltd Company at Bayfair, under the Branch Manager of Steve Fagan, when… Read more »

  • Whakatane’s Fundraising Charity Event

    The team at Ray White Whakatane held a fund-raising event at Cinema 5 recently to raise money for Ronald McDonald House Auckland. Local businesses literally came to the party with pre-movie nibbles supplied by McDonalds, New World and Dominos. Over 90 people attended showing community spirit is alive and kicking in Whakatane with a number… Read more »

  • New Loan Market Mt Maunganui office

    As more and more home buyers take advantage of favourable interest rates and signs of stability in the market, the flow on effect has been significant for our Loan Market business.  It is pleasing to see another office has joined our expanding Loan Market team.  Frank Philp has recently joined David Hart’s Loan Market team… Read more »

  • New Zealand Home Affordability up 17.7%

    The largest improvement in New Zealand home affordability in a decade is attracting more first home buyers, although the high deposit rates required by banks remains a hurdle, according to a survey today. Home affordability improved by 8.5 percent between February and May, and by 17.7 percent over the year to May, the quarterly Massey University… Read more »

  • Ray White NZ Opens its 129th Office

    Ray White New Zealand is pleased to announce the opening of its 129th office at Paraparaumu on the Kapti Coast of the Lower North Island. Rachael Steinmetz and Paul Berryman are the operational business owners of the new office with the Manager Terry Burch. They bring a wealth of experience and knowledge with a successful background… Read more »

  • Ray White Real Estate Sales trend up

    A boost in activity at the top end of the residential property market has helped Australasia’s largest real estate group Ray White achieve a 10 per cent rise in sales in New Zealand and Australia for the month of May, 2009. Ray White Joint Chairman Brian White said Group sales for the month of May… Read more »

  • Orewa Mortgage Broker on Radio

    Orewa Mortgage Broker Trevor Tiplady, who joined the Loan Market from Wizard, has recently brought together a radio promotion which is running throughout the Rodney and Northland regions of New Zealand.  I was driving down from Paihia yesterday and I heard the ad several times in what I thought was an outstanding self promotion for… Read more »

  • Ray White New Zealand May Results

    May 2009 results 24% up on 2008*       May results came in relatively strongly given the amount of stock and the perceived shortage that is in the market.  Ray White New Zealand traded 24% ahead of last year, with auction listings up 34% and exclusive stock across the country up 14%.  Our Loan Market Mortgage Brokers approval rates… Read more »

  • Ray White NZ Opens its 127th and 128th Office

    One of the most recognisable independent real estate brands through the Central North Island, Lamberton’s, has joined the Ray White group.  After 30 years of successful trading the Lamberton’s offices in Tokoroa and Putaruru have become members of the Ray White Group. They are the 127th and 128th office to join the Group in New Zealand…. Read more »