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Private sanctuary with its own “food forest” up for sale

If you’ve ever wanted to live off-grid with everything you need in your own backyard, this Whakapara property might be for you.  Located at 620 Russell Road, Whakapara, Whangarei District, the 81ha property comprises a four-bedroom home as well as two..

Ray White supports RMHC to raise more than $400,000

The Ray White network across New Zealand walked, swam, and rode through the month of March to raise funds for Ronald McDonald House Charities during their House to House campaign.  More than 400 Ray White members made up 51 teams..

Ray White expands on the Shore with Ray White Milford

Ray White Mairangi Bay powerhouse team Shane Coote and Kris Cunningham are expanding Ray White’s footprint on the North Shore with the opening of Ray White Milford.  With a combined team of more than 50 professionals spread across the two..

Ray White leaders level up

Two of the best leaders inside the Ray White Group, Ray White Collective owners Haesley Cush and Matt Lancashire spoke about their journey at the group’s inaugural Leadership Week on the Gold Coast. This pair make business look like a buddy movie.  The best friends are top business owners and..

Auction results buck the early predictions of 2024

The surge in auction volume continues to defy original assumptions on the early 2024 market as market forces show stabilisation and confidence. Ray White New Zealand scheduled a colossal 263 auctions last week, reflecting a substantial 95 per cent increase on the same period..

Ray White’s focus on leadership keeps it at #1

More than 350 Ray White members gathered on the Gold Coast for the inaugural Leadership Week, as the property giant continues its relentless focus on helping all its business owners grow and develop their teams. Ray White Head of Performance..

Auction market sees surge in activity

Auction metrics continue to improve on the same time last year, with Ray White New Zealand scheduling 312 properties to go under the hammer last week, up 140 per cent year-on-year.  The group recorded an all sold clearance rate of..

Wellington auctions defy the odds

Ray White in Wellington has defied the odds, achieving a 100 per cent auction clearance rate last week despite the challenging market conditions.  At their auction event on Friday, the team sold eight out of eight properties under auction conditions. ..

Auction confidence rises after OCR hold

With the hold in OCR last week, buyers and sellers continued to gain confidence in the market, with Ray White New Zealand scheduling 290 properties to go under the hammer, up 85.9 per cent year-on-year.  The group recorded an all..

Amy Sheppard’s WHY for the House to House Appeal

Families with a child in hospital travel on average 210km from their house to a Ronald McDonald House (RMHC® New Zealand) for care.    In September 2023 Amy welcomed her gorgeous twins 10 weeks early, leaving her and Dallas facing..

Buyers out in force as auction volumes rise

Buyers continue to be presented with more options in the property market this year, with Ray White New Zealand scheduling 317 auctions last week, up 93.3 per cent compared to the same time last year.  The group recorded an all..

NurtureCloud powers 8,124 appraisals in a day

Ray White’s 14th call-a-thon hit a new level this week with 8,124 appraisals booked across Australasia, 100 per cent powered by NurtureCloud, the group’s cutting edge prop tech platform. Appraisals are the lifeblood of real estate and Ray White holds..

Ray White Canterbury continues bond with rugby community

Ray White Canterbury will remain the principal partner of Canterbury Rugby for another three years, as 24 Ray White offices in the region come together to bring the partnership to life.  Ray White’s relationship with Canterbury Rugby began in 2018..

Auction volumes up ahead of OCR announcement

Ray White New Zealand scheduled a whopping 310 auctions last week, up 101.3 per cent year-on-year, with an all sold clearance rate of 44.7 per cent, up 12.7 per cent compared to the same time last year.  The group saw..

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..

Ray White Next Leaders graduate with ambitious success

Ray White New Zealand formalised its Next Leaders program at the start of 2023 based on the company’s strategic direction, which is to empower the next generation of leaders within Ray White. On that basis, the Next Leaders program was..

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