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Chinese Lead Investment

With one billion serious savers and more than a million millionaires, a new generation of Chinese investors are making their presence felt in the New Zealand property market. Bruce Whillans, executive Director of Ray White Commercial Auckland has noted a huge upswing in the last 12 months from Chinese buyers – noting that Ray White… Read more »

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Ray White October Sales Surge – Up By 19%

The Ray White Group in New Zealand is pleased to report that sales for the month of October 2013 increased by 18% in comparison to October 2012.  The completed sales numbers saw the company in total transact over $500 million in released sales at an average sale price of $489,233 with  1303 numbers of sales… Read more »

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2010 Christmas Message

When trading commenced in 2010 there was a high expectation that the real estate market would remain positive throughout the 12 months.  There were definite signs that the economy was returning to normality, with a better than average confidence level. The first quarter reflected this confidence with 14,500 sales.  Our group market share hit a… Read more »

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Australian Investors See Value in NZ Property

The Ray White Group throughout New Zealand has seen a noticeable increase in web enquiry from Australia specifically related to investment properties in New Zealand. With the recent exchange rate differentiation between the New Zealand and Australian dollar, property in New Zealand has become a much more affordable opportunity for Australian residents to benefit from…. Read more »

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Ray White NZ sales up 50% in October

 The Ray White Group in New Zealand recorded a 50 per cent increase in property sales during October, 2009, compared to the same period last year.  Ray White New Zealand CEO Carey Smith said all regions also reported a record number of listings and a 37 per cent increase in turnover for the year to… Read more »

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10 Years Ago Today

It was early on a Saturday morning that I went down to the news agency in Mt Albert to collect what was one of the first New Zealand Herald real estate sections in tabloid.  But what made this day more remarkable was the fact that our company had officially changed its name to the public… Read more »

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Ray White Howick’s New Location

Three months ago Bob Mountfort and Neil Baker took the bold step of deciding to re-locate their business in Howick to a new central location which in capacity is three times the size of their previous location. The Howick shopping area has a village feel about it and the new Ray White office is well… Read more »

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Ray White at the Auckland Home Show

Simon and Glynn Pritchett, husband and wife team at the Kohimarama office, manned a Ray White stand in Hall 9 at the Auckland Home Show which ran from Wednesday 9th to Sunday 13th September. Simon, a well known interior designer, has had an association with the show for over 18 years, and saw this as… Read more »

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The Signature Campaign is Launched

On behalf of the Ray White Group, we are proud to release our Signature Statement campaign, which commences on 5th September 2009 and runs until 25th of September 2009.   The Signature Statement campaign is a three – four week window of opportunity for those who are currently selling their property with Ray White.  There are several marketing… Read more »

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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 »