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  • One year on, beachside business is booming

    Almost one year on from the official opening of Ray White Matakana and Omaha and business is booming from principal Heather Walton. With more than 25 years of experience in the property industry, Ms. Walton originally opened her successful Ray....

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  • Architecturally designed character home hits the market

    A fully-restored character home designed by renowned New Zealand architect James Chapman-Taylor has hit the market. The four-bedroom, two-bathroom home at 7 Liffey Street, Island Bay, is famously known as ‘The Church House’ and was the first home Chapman-Taylor designed and....

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  • First real estate branch to be blessed by local iwi

    The beautiful sounds of waiata and karakia could be heard from the new Ray White Manurewa office on May 26, as members of the Tainui Iwi officially opened and blessed the branch, becoming the first-ever real estate agency to be....

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  • Family values at the heart of Ray White

    The White family lives and breathes family values and they were on show this week at their annual franchisor conference called Crows Nest on the Gold Coast. Every single one of the 130 Ray White attendees at Crows Nest Conference....

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  • Vacant land in airport precinct to attract business owners

    Located in the immediate Christchurch airport precinct, 7.62 ha of commercial land has hit the market. Located at 361 Russley Road, Harewood, the property has four road frontages with exposure to SH1. The property is being offered to the market for sale....

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  • How to safeguard your investment during the holidays

    How to safeguard your investment during the holidays Jingle Bells – or alarms This first one might not surprise you, but it will surprise those sneaky burglars! Unfortunately, there is often an uplift in crime around the holidays. Adding a security alarm and/or cameras can make thieves think twice before … Read more

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  • Ray White Hawke’s Bay Annual Awards 2021

    On Friday, the Ray White Hawke’s Bay team got together to celebrate another year of hard work at the Havelock North Club. The Annual Awards night is a great opportunity to recognise not only the achievements of individual agents and teams, but the administration, property management, marketing and management team – … Read more

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  • 7 Steps to prepare your home for sale

    Declutter It’s time to ‘Marie Kondo’ your space! Removing the clutter will make your home feel larger and more appealing. Start by removing everything you haven’t used or won’t need for a while. Consider hiring a storage unit so you can remove surplus furniture and other items away from the … Read more

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  • 7 Signs it’s time to sell

    Market conditions are in your favour Are ‘For Sale’ signs popping up in your area? Are your neighbours selling for a great price? You might be in a seller’s market! This could be the best time to sell a house and you don’t want to miss the opportunity. Right now, … Read more

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  • COVID: Level 2, New Normal

    We’re very grateful to be in level 2 here in Hawkes Bay. We’re almost back to “normal” in the real estate industry, however, it’s a new normal. Property Viewings Open homes and private viewings may take place, provided contact tracing systems are in place and viewing can occur safely, … Read more

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  • Real Estate Jargon: All the lingo you need to know

    Buying, selling, or just looking, but no idea what we’re talking about? At Ray White Hawke’s Bay, our clients are our number one priority. If that means giving you a wee dictionary to support you on your journey, then here you go! Sharpen your pencils, below is all the real estate … Read more

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  • COVID: Level Three, Restrict

    We’ve been here before and we can do it again. Level three, while still restrictive, means we can get back out in to the community and support our buyers and sellers a bit better. Inspections & Viewings Visits to a property are limited to a total of two visits per … Read more

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  • COVID: What does Level 4 mean for us?

    The health and wellbeing of our members and our customers is of paramount importance to our company, and our thoughts are with all our communities throughout New Zealand and especially those that may have been directly affected by COVID-19. As a non-essential business, our physical premises have closed and our … Read more

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  • All you need to know: Changes for tenants and landlords

    Are you a landlord, a tenant or a homeowner and not sure of the new tenancy laws or Healthy Homes and how it might affect you? We’re here to break it down for you: TENANCY LAW CHANGES The tenancy law changes have been introduced periodically since August 2020. These are … Read more

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  • Bailout from Bank of Mum and Dad

    Area estate agent says parents in Hawke’s Bay are becoming unwitting property investors in a desperate bid to keep a roof over their kids’ heads. Real Estate Institute of NZ figures show median house prices in Napier rose to a record $810,000 in April. Hastings District’s April median was $715,000, … Read more

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