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  • The Block NZ 2021 homes go up for auction

    In one of the most anticipated television events of the year, the four stunning Point Chevalier homes from Three’s The Block NZ will go up for auction in November. Ray White New Zealand will be selling all four homes under....

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  • Heritage listed building with rich history hits market

    Built in 1910, the heritage listed building called Stoneycroft or Hornby Lodge has had many incarnations including a mental health retreat, restaurant, and art gallery. Located at 79 Carmen Rd, Christchurch, Stoneycroft is now up for sale via auction. The....

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  • Historic Papatoetoe landmark up for sale via auction

    A well-known Papatoetoe landmark, 185 St George Street is up for sale via auction. Built in 1935, the building is one of the oldest in the Papatoetoe area, with a heritage listed tree at the front of the property. The 12-bedroom, 12-bathroom,....

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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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