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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 Royal Oak Recruitment Drive

With the market showing some strong signs of recovery, Ray White Royal Oak owners Martin Honey and Rohan Thompson have embarked on a recruitment drive that has had some remarkable results. Over the past 3 months the duo has attracted 9 salespeople to join their already successful team. The Royal Oak office joined Ray White… Read more »

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Ray White Burnside’s Charity Auction

Pip Nielsen Realty, Ray White Burnside has always had an association in support of the Cholmondeley Children’s Home in Governors Bay Christchurch, however recently that support was taken to a new level with the arranging of a highly successful charity auction.  The auction was held on a Friday evening at the Russley Golf Club and… Read more »

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2.2 Million Dollar Man – Simon Siddells

Auctions are the key for Simon Siddells from our Redcliffs office. In one week Simon Siddells marketed and sold three properties by auction to a total value of just on $2.2m. All three auctions were held on-site and all had multiple bidders even though all three properties had a completely different target market. This success… Read more »

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Kohimarama Re-Positions their Branding

John Halstead and Peter Best, the owners of the Ray White Kohimarama office, have recently re-branded their business to the latest Ray White livery. In talking with Peter Best, he has been running the agency from that location for the last 18 years.  It is the only real estate office in Kohimarama and is located… 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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Ponsonby Office Lights Up

The Ray White Ponsonby office has moved to the new branding of Ray White.  Last Wednesday night the office was completed and “switched on”.  It is an image that is setting new standards in the industry.  The Ponsonby office is located towards the western end of Ponsonby Road and has a high profile aspect to… 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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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 »

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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 »