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  • NZ$2.85M sale headlines fantastic Christchurch auctions

    An exceptional four-bedroom, two-bathroom home in Casebrook, offered to the market for the first time in 33 years, has sold for a staggering NZ$2,850,000 under the hammer at 130 Styx Mill Road (pictured above), as the Christchurch auction market remained unstoppable. “Anyone thinking....

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  • 1930’s Christchurch bungalow attracts whopping 30 offers

    A modernised 1930’s bungalow has sold for NZ$472,500 after attracting a whopping 30 offers at 113 Randolph Street (above) in Woolston as the Christchurch market remained red-hot. Ray White Ferrymead Principal/Company Auctioneer Craig Prier said over the past few weeks his office had seen....

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  • 41 registered buyers for one home breaks Auckland City record

    A Ray White record was smashed last night as 41 bidders registered to buy 15 Cardwell Street (pictured above) in Onehunga – the largest number ever recorded for an Auckland City property by Australasia’s leading real estate group. The renovated 1920’s three-bedroom, two-bathroom home....

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  • July results see significant sales increase

    The Ray White Group in New Zealand has delivered a company-best record sales month for July 2020. After only three months post the lockdown period in New Zealand, sales volume across the Ray White network had rebounded to produce a record month, being 52 per cent higher....

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  • Ray White Maguires Group sells 91% of auction listings

    Auction as the preferred method of sale is proving more popular than ever in New Zealand and figures just released by the Ray White Maguires Group shows sellers exactly why. The combined offices of Mission Bay, Eastridge, Kohimarama, St Heliers and Stonefields had....

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  • Yellow is the new green

    Ray White Bishopdale and Strowan have taken the leap into sustainability, converting their property management vehicle fleet to 100 per cent electric, turning yellow into the new green. Ray White Bishopdale and Strowan franchise owners Barry and Karen Ellis recognised they....

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  • Ray White’s Leadership Academy zooms in 2020 style

    Ray White on Wednesday hosted its sixth Leadership Academy over Zoom for its corporate team with world-renowned Harvard Business School Professor Boris Groysberg. The highly interactive session was facilitated by Boston-based Prof Groysberg with 115 Ray White and Loan Market members....

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  • CVs smashed as three Auckland City homes sell for NZ$3.98M

    A whopping 31 registered buyers battled it out for just three properties at auction last night (above) as the team at Ray White One Tree Hill sold three houses for a combined NZ$3,980,000. “The in-room auction was packed to the rafters and the whole evening....

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  • The Pulse – 13 Feb 2020

    A quick synopsis of the market for 2020 shows some interesting details. Buyers are still very evident with auction selling rates increasing, multiple offers on normal listings commonplace and many buyers prepared to put in back-up offers on properties already under contract. Interestingly enough sale numbers remain virtually unchanged from … Read more

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  • The Pulse – 30 Jan 2020

    Amazing to think that the first month of 2020 is drawing to a close. And what a month it has been, open homes with record attendances, multi offers on many listings and pre-auction offers bringing early auctions and properties selling within 24 or 48 hours of coming to the market. … Read more

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  • The Pulse 14 Jan 20

    A warm welcome to you all for 2020 and what a start we have seen. With the market picking up many of our team were “on deck” over the holiday break and boy did that pay dividends for our vendors. We managed a staggering 23 signed agreements between December … Read more

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  • The Pulse – 24 Oct 2019

    SUMMERTIME IS HAMMER TIME!!! This is Ray White Austar’s big pre-Christmas marketing initiative to take advantage of growing buyer activity as we head towards the end of the year. This is a one-off special event for auctions booked during the month of October offering owners cost-effective packages and the opportunity … Read more

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  • The Pulse – 17 Sept 2019

    Earlier this year Austar embarked on a new pathway. We decided we wanted the actual team to help us set our core values, goals and ultimately our mission statement for the company. We gathered our salespeople, managers, administrators and property managers to work together in two intensive workshops evaluating various … Read more

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  • The Pulse – 10 Sept 2019

    NIWA may be predicting a wet September, but in terms of real estate this month the heat will start to go on. All indications suggest a continued upturn in real estate sales, as buying conditions ease and more property becomes available. This upturn will be welcomed by a real estate … Read more

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  • The Pulse – 3 Sept 2019

    Spring is definitely springing. The change in weather is heralding a change of another climate as listings are starting to become evident again. Like the budding of new spring flowers, this new burst of listing activity will hopefully presage the growth in sales we seasonally expect over the next 3 … Read more

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  • The Pulse – 20 Aug 2019

    Property management is a topic close to the heart of many. With the fears of future capital gains tax for secondary residential properties now put to bed, we are seeing a lot of normal New Zealanders concentrating on rental property as the best form of retirement investment. Some of the … Read more

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  • The Pulse 13 Aug 2019

    Last week we spoke about the lift in the market as Ray White Austar had experienced some of the best Winter selling conditions we had ever experienced. We are now sitting at 25 agreements month to date and seriously challenging our best August in terms of written sales ever. Although … Read more

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  • The Pulse – 8 Aug 2019

    Another great Austar auction weekend with 3 out of 5 selling under the hammer and a fourth under offer meaning happy vendors, happy purchasers and happy agents, the perfect trifecta. We currently have 16 agreements signed already for August and well underway for perhaps our best August ever. Despite the … Read more

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