New ovens for Ronald McDonald House South Island

While cooking dinner as part of the Ronald McDonald House South Island (RMHSI) Family Dinner Programme, Ray White Full Circle recognised the kitchen was in desperate need of some love. For the past month, the team at Ray White Full Circle have been on a mission to fundraise to buy new ovens, range hoods and… Read more »

Ray White November 2019 Results

The Ray White New Zealand group results for November 2019 saw a marginal increase in sales value in comparison to 12 months ago. Sales numbers, however, were slightly down because of the increase in the median sales price, which has risen by .65% to approximately $683,117. Overall the sales numbers resulted in 1,415 residential sales… Read more »

It’s a regional record: 10 out of 10 for KiwiBuild in Whangarei

With the objective of putting home ownership within reach of more New Zealanders, KiwiBuild Whangarei launched in May 2019 to the eager anticipation of many. The properties (three completed homes and seven in development) were proudly launched to the market by Gregg Marsland and Lisa Gray from Ray White Whangarei who had over 40 hopeful… Read more »

Invercargill Recommit to Ray White

This week Ray White is proud to confirm an extended agreement with Ray White Invercargill, which will take the partnership beyond 20 years.  Brendan Mason and Philip Brough, the main shareholders of Ray White Invercargill, have had an outstanding year of business growth with the office being named the first South Island Chairman Elite business… Read more »

October Sales Increase by 7% For Ray White New Zealand

The Ray White New Zealand group results for October 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 .75% to approximately $682,427. Overall the sales numbers resulted in 1,375 residential property sales, which… Read more »

Barking Mad!

Discerning dogs could soon be snoozing in their own architecturally designed doghouses, as the winners of the inaugural BarkHaus competition go on display this coming weekend. Designed by three of Auckland’s top architects, these canine cribs offer much, much more than your average doghouse. First up, there’s the stealthy looking Pup Tent by Dorrington Atcheson… Read more »

Invercargill once again set to host premiere home tour

Approximately 10 of Invercargill’s most prestigious private homes will once again be on show for one day only as part of the Ray White Home and Garden Invercargill Tour in support of the Ronald McDonald Family Room Southland Hospital. Set down for Saturday, 29 February 2020, locals will be able to view an eclectic mix… Read more »

“We Can Help With That” – says Ray White Whangarei

Ray White Whangarei and Tutukaka have just announced the recipients of their first round of We Can Help With That community funding – which has seen 8 groups benefit from the team’s unique funding initiative. The Ray White Whangarei and Tutukaka teams, who are already active supporters of their local community, set up their “We… Read more »

Historic Goldie’s Brae hits the market in Wellington

Buyers have the chance to purchase a piece of genuine history as Goldie’s Brae, only the second house in Wellington to be built with concrete, hits the market by way of tender with a $2M rateable value at 4 Goldie’s Brae in Thorndon. Designed by the original owner Dr. Alexander Johnston, an important figure in… Read more »

New Zealand rugby royalty lists their luxury home with Ray White

ALL BLACKS head coach Steve Hansen and his wife Tash have listed their five-bedroom lifestyle property in Canterbury with Ray White Town & Lifestyle as they embark on the next chapter of their lives. The multi-award-winning luxury stone and linea house on the outskirts of Christchurch could be just the ticket for those looking for… Read more »

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  • 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 »

  • 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 »