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Winter won’t slow down auction volumes

Auction volumes continue to be up on last year as we head into winter. In the first week of June we saw Ray White New Zealand schedule 161 properties to go under the hammer, up 59.4 per cent year-on-year.  The..

Auctions not cooling down as we head into winter

The last week of autumn saw Ray White New Zealand schedule 174 properties to go under the hammer, up 27.9 per cent compared to the same period last year, with a clearance rate of 48.8 per cent.  The group recorded..

Auctions continue to achieve top results for sellers

Auction volumes remain high across Ray White New Zealand, with the group scheduling 228 properties to go under the hammer last week, up 66.4 per cent year-on-year.  Ray White New Zealand recorded a clearance rate of 41.1 per cent, with..

Availability of luxury homes sees a sharp decline 

Atom Go TianSenior Data AnalystRay White Group For the second year in a row, both luxury house and luxury unit transactions decreased. For Auckland, houses that sold for more than $5 million were considered to be luxury houses, and units..

Residential crane count falls across New Zealand

Vanessa RaderHead of ResearchRay White Group Results from Rider Levett Bucknall’s Crane Index for the first quarter of 2024 highlight a continued reduction in cranes on the New Zealand skyline to a three year low. There were just 139 cranes..

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..

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