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  • Auction volumes on the rise

    Auction volumes are already increasing in 2024, as Ray White New Zealand scheduled 223 auctions last week, up 10.9 per cent on the same time last year. The group saw an average of 1.9 registered bidders and 1.5 active bidders....

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  • Ray White takes over the far north

    Ray White continues its growth in the far north of the country as business owner Sean Stratton expands his footprint with the acquisition of multiple offices across the Northland region. Mr Stratton, the owner of Ray White Kaitaia, Doubtless Bay,....

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  • Ray White kicks off year of auctions with a bang

    The weather was hot but the auctions were even hotter in Auckland yesterday, with Ray White New Zealand selling more than $56 million in property under the hammer across two massive auction events. The group held two massive auction events....

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  • New powerhouse team at Ray White Te Atatu

    Renowned real estate agents Crystal McKeown and Antonia Baker have joined forces at Ray White Te Atatu. Five years ago, Crystal started her real estate career at Ray White Te Atatu. “I have been in real estate full time for....

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  • Ray White gives back

    In its 12th year, Ray White’s Christmas charity campaign ‘A Little Ray of Giving’ looked a little bit different this year. A Little Ray of Giving is the group’s annual Christmas charity initiative, with the primary focus for offices to....

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  • Rupert Kemeys coaches team to national success

    Ray White Kemeys Brothers founder Rupert Kemeys coached the Wellington Olympic football team to win the NZFA National Championship, the club’s first championship win. The team played the grand final match at Mt Smart Stadium on November 26. Rupert developed....

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  • Auctions strong in lead up to festive season

    There was no slowing down for Ray White New Zealand auctions last week, despite spring selling season coming to a close, with the group scheduling 325 properties to go under the hammer, up 53.3 per cent on the same time....

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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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