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  • Ray White Mangawhai secures premium new office space

    Ray White Mangawhai is moving onwards and upwards to better serve its community with a new office at Mangawhai Central. Selling principals Kaye and Stewart McElwain said their new office would be perfectly positioned to service their Mangawhai Village, The....

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  • Snap up a piece of New Zealand television history

    If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to step onto the set of a TV show, then 748D Whitemans Valley Road, Whitemans Valley, is the perfect place for you. For the first time, this piece of New Zealand television....

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  • Ray White drives an extra 6,760 appraisals in 4 hours

    Ray White’s legendary Real Estate of Origin appraisal drive reached a new level of friendly rivalry, banter and competition yesterday. The bi-annual drive was powered by NurtureCloud – Ray White’s latest innovative prop-tech tool which turbocharges an agent’s call list....

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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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  • Ray White New Zealand celebrates its 2021 winners

    Some 2000 Ray White New Zealand members tuned in online on Saturday to celebrate their best performers of 2020-21 at the virtual annual awards ceremony. Ray White New Zealand CEO Carey Smith said he was proud of every member, their....

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  • Ray White recognised at REINZ awards

    Ray White New Zealand took out five top awards at the 2021 virtually-held REINZ Awards for Excellence last night. Megan Jaffe of Ray White Remuera (office pictured below) was awarded Large Residential Office of the Year. This award recognises Megan’s....

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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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  • Another Month of Record Highs for Ray White

    Elanor MacDonald – Managing Director It was a month of records. We are extremely proud that Ray White served more than 19,000 families and businesses to find a new home or investment property across Australia and New Zealand during the month, representing $8.74 billion in transaction … Read more

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  • Housing Prices Still Rising

    The latest figures from REINZ show Hawkes Bay achieved its fourth record monthly median price increase in a row with February achieving a median price of $704,000 up 36.4% on the $516,000 median recorded for February last year. The country as a whole also recorded a new median price … Read more

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  • Buying property during COVID-19 alert level 2

    This page explains the process of buying a property during COVID-19 alert level 2. Summary of activity at alert level 2 You can attend open homes, private viewings and auctions at alert level 2 if requirements for gatherings, hygiene, physical distancing and contact tracing are followed. You can travel between … Read more

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