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  • Auckland auction market powers on

    Auckland last night proved the auction market was as strong as ever, despite speculation of a recent plateau in activity, as Ray White Mt Eden celebrated a 100 per cent clearance rate under the hammer with four properties selling for more....

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  • $1.17M Mt Pleasant sale stars is stellar Christchurch auctions

    Uninterrupted sunshine and panoramic views were just the beginning in Mount Pleasant as the glorious three-bedroom home at 5 Signal Hill Road (above) sold at auction for $1.17 million. The under the hammer sale headlined another great week for Ray White offices across the....

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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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  • Manurewa per square metre record smashed at auction

    The per square metre record for Manurewa has been smashed at auction as 229 Great South Road (above) sold under the hammer for $1.901 million – more than 123% over its CV. The previous record stood at $2,002psqm, but that was handsomely beaten, with the....

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  • Schnapper Rock masterpiece sells for $2.7M at auction

    A Tuscan-style masterpiece built just 10 years ago on Auckland’s North Shore has fetched $2.7 million at auction as the luxurious four-bedroom plus study, three-bathroom, two-car home at 215A Schnapper Rock Road sold under the hammer in Schnapper Rock. The 392sq m property,....

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  • Red-hot Christchurch auction market rumbles on

    The red-hot auction market in Christchurch rumbled on last week as Ray White offices sold more than $6.79 million worth of property under the hammer at their in-room events. Internal data from Australasia’s leading property group showed that auction day clearance....

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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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  • Moving on Up

    Life has certainly been somewhat different and unsettling over the last two months but as they say in show business “the show must go on”! We must find a new way to continue, to adapt, to succeed. The multicultural nation that makes up New Zealand is resilient. We have faced … Read more

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  • It’s not all Doom and Gloom

    When you find yourself in an uncomfortable situation, very often, the first response is to panic and the second response is to duck and take cover. As humans, we are notorious in uncertainty for adopting the “wait and see” approach. Now history tells us that sometimes the “wait and see” … Read more

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  • Proud Sponsor of The Big Easy

    This year Ray White is a proud sponsor of The Big Easy. For the first time ever, Ray White has joined forces with The Big Easy as an Official Sponsor for 2020. What that means for the public is that The Big Easy is able to offer more value, more … Read more

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  • Why Use a Property Manager?

    Here are ten reasons why having a good property manager should be part of your investment strategy, so you can see – and enjoy – good returns. Rental rates Your property manager will have a much better idea of the highest possible rental rates for your property’s type and … Read more

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