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Surge in auction volume

Ray White’s auctions showcased resilience and momentum last week, with 171 auctions booked nationwide which achieved a 46 per cent all sold success rate.  These figures represent a substantial 26 per cent surge in auction volume year on year while..

Huge uptick in NZ auction volume

Last week witnessed the apex of a nationwide campaign push, resulting in high listing numbers and fiercely contested auctions with a 42.2 per cent success rate across Ray White in New Zealand. Ray White New Zealand head auctioneer Sam Steele..

Auctions at full speed at The Day 4.0

Buyers were out in force at Ray White Manukau, Manurewa, Mangere and Mangere Bridge’s auction event The Day 4,0, where owner occupiers, investors, and developers were all in one room bidding it out for property.  The Day 4.0 saw 36..

Buyers out in force at Ray White New Zealand auctions

Ray White New Zealand’s auction volumes remained high last week, even with Thursday’s ANZAC day public holiday, with the group scheduling 229 properties to go under the hammer, up 148.9 per cent on the same time last year.  Clearance rates..

In-room auction events draw crowds

Auction volumes remained high last week, with Ray White New Zealand scheduling 208 properties to go under the hammer, up 35.9 per cent on the same time last year.  The group recorded a clearance rate of 43.6 per cent, up..

Rental growth is decelerating

Nerida Conisbee Ray White Group Chief Economist It has been a tough four years for renters. Since the start of the pandemic, rents have risen on average $200 per week across Australia. Perth has topped the list, with an increase..

A new standard in property management

Two years ago, Zac Snelling set out on a mission to investigate the problems within property management in New Zealand.  He pulled back the curtains to find out why almost 70 per cent of landlords in New Zealand choose to..

Auction volumes up 200 per cent 

Auction volumes have skyrocketed with Ray White New Zealand scheduling 251 properties to go under the hammer last week, up a whopping 206.1 per cent compared to the same time last year.  While the clearance rate was down 10.3 per..

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..

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