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 »

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 »

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  • 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 »

  • Ray White NZ holds Auction Spectacular

     The auction spectacular will again be an unprecedented event.   For Auckland the  line up will begin in the North Shore on Tuesday 23rd June at the Spencer on Byron (Takapuna), followed by West Auckland on Friday 26th June at the Lincoln Green (Henderson) and Commercial and all other zones on Wednesday 24th June at the Westin… Read more »

  • Ray White NZ becomes Sociable

    We have now become a sociable network.  Increasingly networking has been taken online where people join together as friends or within a business network through two primary sites; Facebook and Twitter.  To enable our Vendors, Buyers and Group Members to have a social representation we have placed an icon on everyone of our properties on the website…. Read more »

  • Ray White NZ Re-Signs Key Businesses

    Palmerston North Office We are pleased to report during the past month that several of our businesses throughout the Auckland and Manuwatu districts have recommitted for a further five years to the company.   Bob Mountfort and Neil Baker’s offices throughout the Eastern Beaches area, including Howick, Botany Town Centre, Botany Junction, Pakuranga, Bucklands Beach and… Read more »

  • Auction Success for 700 Properties

    The unprecedented success of the first Ray White Auction Spectacular in March this year means the landmark series of trans-Tasman super auctions is here to stay. Numerous desirable properties went under the hammer in 25 locations across Australia and New Zealand in events that attracted enormous media attention and achieved extraordinary success in a difficult… Read more »

  • Industry Sales Stable for April

    There has been a degree of confidence returned to the residential real estate market as indicated by April sales figures released today by the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ). Institute president, Mike Elford, said the figures reinforce a certain level of stability in relation to price and turnover, and are pleasing particularly as… Read more »

  • Ray White Invest – Blackmores

    One of the most exciting instructions ever secured by the Ray White Group was to advise the highly-regarded Blackmores health products group to resolve their property issues.   For years, they had been operating in a warehouse near Manly in Sydney. They had gradually added to the original building over the years – but those… Read more »

  • Gold Coast’s Mermaid Beach sells for 18mil

    Ray White Broadbeach agent Michael Kollosche has again hit the headlines, this time with the $18 million sale of a beachside mansion on the Gold Coast’s Mermaid Beach.  The 1,395m2 property (pictured) with 32 metres of direct beach frontage was sold to Australian gaming king Bruce Mathieson, who has overseas a $1 billion pub and pokies… Read more »