The Block NZ: Firehouse apartments open for viewings

What you have been looking at, might just be what you are looking for. Ray White New Zealand is pleased to announce the charming 1930’s Georgian-revival fire station doors are now open for potential buyers to get an intimate look at Kingsland’s famous brand-new luxury apartments, courtesy of Three’s The Block NZ. “Thousands of New… Read more »

Ray White Extend Market Presence in Parnell

City Realty, who are members of Ray White with offices in Auckland City, Wynyard Quarter, Newmarket and Sandringham, have recently relocated their premises in Parnell to a high profile location that is almost three times the size of the previous Ray White office in Parnell.   Phil Horrobin, Director of City Realty, said that the new… Read more »

Ray White Opens New Office in Papanui, Christchurch

On Wednesday night was the official opening of Ray White Papanui through Morris and Co Real Estate, who now have four offices with the Ray White Group being Ray White Rangiora, Ray White Kaiapoi, Ray White Pegasus and their newly located business at Papanui.  The office located at 7 Winston Ave, Papanui is the latest… Read more »

Ray White Remuera Awarded No. 1 International Office

New Zealand is set to redefine best practice in the global real estate industry as Ray White Remuera continues to redefine world-class practice on behalf of their community of clients and their people. The business was this week formally recognised as the No. 1 office for Ray White internationally across 8 countries and 1,019 offices,… Read more »

July Sales Results Lift by 14.8%

The Ray White Group results for July 2019 saw an increase in sales value in comparison to 12 months ago. Sales numbers show an increase, as well as the median sales price increasing over the last quarter by 1.5% to $672,427. Overall the sales numbers resulted in 1,392 residential property sales, which gave a total… Read more »

Ray White Swanson help fire victims start over

Late in the afternoon of July 14, in the West Auckland suburb of Ranui a family house began burning to the ground. By nightfall the house was entirely gone and the family of five was left with the clothes they were standing in, and that’s about all. “It’s a small suburb, perhaps twelve to fifteen… Read more »

Ray White selected to be agent for The Block NZ: Firehouse

For the third year running, Ray White New Zealand has been selected as the exclusive agent to partner with Three’s The Block NZ. Ray White New Zealand Head of Network Services Treena Drinnan said the group was extremely proud to be part of The Block NZ: Firehouse in the central Auckland suburb of Kingsland. “The… Read more »

Ain’t no mountain high enough! Bas Smith summits Denali

“Certainly one of the adventure highlights of my life… it was a fantastic achievement to pull this off in the style that we did.”  That’s how Ray White Queenstown Principal Director Bas Smith described summiting Denali, the highest mountain peak in North America. The unforgiving Denali, with a summit elevation of more than 6,100 metres… Read more »

Ray White opens office in New Plymouth

Well known real estate duo Jane and Carey Simonson have just opened a new Ray White New Plymouth in Taranaki. Mrs Simonson has been successfully selling in the local area for the past 13 years, with her husband joining her just over two years ago. Having previously worked in other local agencies, Mr and Mrs… Read more »

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 »

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  • Loan Market NZ PLM Results for July

    The Loan Market continues their run of outstanding months in placing mortgages for our purchasers.  They completed just on 191 loans and our top broker for the month of July was Bruce Patten.  Scott Charlesworth who continues to have a great year, also had an outstanding month.  The leader of our Central North Island business… Read more »

  • Ray White NZ July Sales Results

    We achieved our best July in four years, with our trading being up 37% on last year.  Our listing stock was also in positive territory, with auctions increasing by 45% and marketing up 24%.  Our Ponsonby office achieved the best sales turnover in the NZ group.  The team from Manukau also had an outstanding month coming… Read more »

  • Top NZ Elite Members Awarded

    Recently the Auckland sales team came together for their quarterly awards at the Floating Pavilion.  Part of the evening was dedicated to the Premier and Elite members for 2009.  We welcomed our first Elite members for the year, having achieved this status at the end of June.   Pictured are Lesley Hawes (Kingsland), Liz Parker (Whangaparaoa)… Read more »

  • 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 »