Collaborating with communities in Whangarei

This week Ray White Whangarei and Tutukaka officially launched their latest community initiative: “We Can Help With That” a community fund that provides grants to a range of eligible community organisations, schools, groups, charities, causes and individuals throughout the Whangarei District. Within 24 hours the first application was in. “The team have been blown away… Read more »

Sweeping views in Hawkes Bay paradise

South Africa, United Kingdom, Middle East, Australia, China and the USA. Rob and Joanne Wheater have lived all over the world for more than 20 years of their lives, but eventually the call of home, and Hawkes Bay particularly, was just too strong to ignore any longer. Enter 54 Aintree Road in Havelock North. “I… Read more »

Firefighter Sky Tower Challenge no problem for Ray White strong men

Two Ray White heroes have raised thousands of dollars for a very worthy cause, by facing a gruelling vertical climb challenge of more than 1,000 steps. Wayne Maguire, business owner of five offices including Ray White Mission Bay and salesperson Todd Weeks from Ray White Arrowtown. Both proved they are so much more than real… Read more »

Ray White puts focus on family business

There’s no more important issue at the beating heart of the Ray White Group than the importance of family business. Some 80 Ray White business owners, many with their families, attended the second Ray White Succession & Family Business Forum at the Marriott Hotel on the Gold Coast, facilitated by Harvard Business School-trained Carey Smith,… Read more »

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 »

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  • 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 »

  • Rise in Housing Confidence

    The number of people who think the time is right to buy a house continues to increase, even as expectations that prices will keep falling start to ease.  The ASB housing confidence survey for the three months to April, published today, found 59 percent of respondents felt now was a good time to buy, up… Read more »

  • Record Mortgagee Sales in March

    A new record has been set for the number of people forced to give up properties to mortgagee sales. Mortgagee property sales have hit an all-time high, with 201 recorded for March, Terralink says.  In the 15 years figures have been recorded, the previous highest was 191 last December, Terralink International managing director Mike Donald said…. Read more »

  • NZ No 1 place to start your own business

      Get your ideas, business plan, financial forecast, contacts together because New Zealand has been ranked Number one for the ease of starting a business according to the World Bank ‘Doing Business 2009’ Report. If you have dreamed of starting your own business or had an itch to try out a new idea or product then… Read more »

  • Loan Market NZ features new Website

                The Loan Market New Zealand consumer website  has been undergoing a major redesign over the past months and was released publicly overnight. The Loan Market New Zealand has 46 brokers faciltating 760 mil in lending per annum.  The upgraded Loan Market website now includes – Updated branding to the new International Loan… Read more »

  • NZ Loan Market shows value

    Tony Sheirlink of Ray White Browns Bay recently asked Stuart Matheson from the Loan Market North Shore to attend three open homes for properties he believed would have a lot of interest and the possibility of multiple offers. He was right! The first property they received together, 5 offers on the Sunday night. Tony wanted them… Read more »

  • Moerewa Northland Auction

      Ray White Northern Offices had a heartwarming Auction recently, where the Public Trust instructed the Paihia/Kerikeri offices to conduct an auction of a deceased estate 3 bedroom house in Moerewa. Joe Hoey of the Paihia office conducted a number of open homes, where good attendances indicated a range of potential purchasers. The reserve was… Read more »