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Here is where you can keep up to date with everything from future prices and mortgage rates, to the latest property hotspots, events and what Ray White are up to in the local community.  Be rest assured that the Ray White team can give you the best property advice possible.

Group Update – December 2021

In a year of extreme uncertainty, the real estate industry had its strongest year on record. Over $700 billion of residential and commercial property will be sold across Australia and New Zealand in 2021. The value of residential investment properties..

The year of the auction for Ray White New Zealand

It was the year of the auction for Ray White New Zealand with more than 10,000 auctions scheduled throughout 2021, up 72.9 per cent on last year.  It was a brave new world for auctions throughout the pandemic with Ray..

Where you can find New Zealand’s most expensive streets

With New Zealand property in hot demand, Ray White chief economist Nerida Conisbee (pictured below) has investigated where to find the nation’s most expensive and most affordable streets.  The most expensive street in Auckland, and also in the country, is Marine Parade..

Auctions remain strong as year nears its close

Auction results have remained strong for Ray White Hamilton as it nears the end of the year, with $7,536,000 in property selling under the hammer during its virtual in-rooms on Tuesday.  Eight out of 12 properties were sold under the..

Ray White New Zealand books record November

Ray White New Zealand has completed $2.33 billion in sales, up 26.4 per cent from November last year, helping 4,300 buyers and sellers with their property ambitions.  Despite the Level 3 lockdown restrictive conditions, the Auckland zone alone completed a..

Luxury market sees rapid rise throughout pandemic

Luxury properties in New Zealand have been in high demand throughout the pandemic due to low interest rates, high savings rates, a desire for more space, and people spending more time at home.  Ray White chief economist Nerida Conisbee said..

REINZ announces new Ray White Directors to its Board

REINZ announces the election of two new Regional Directors to the REINZ Board. Treena Drinnan (AREINZ) joins the Board as the Regional Director for Northland, Auckland, Coromandel (Region 1), and Malcolm Morris (AREINZ) joins as the Regional Director for Hawke’s..

First home buyer demand drives auction success

An imbalance between supply and demand is still driving huge success at auctions with Ray White Kingsland selling three out of four properties under the hammer on Tuesday night for a total of $3.995 million.  Ray White New Zealand auctioneer Ben..

Ray White holds Hokitika’s first ever auction

Ray White Hokitika held what it believed to be the town’s first ever auction on Thursday, with 10 Little Paddock Road, selling under the hammer for $645,000.  Ray White Hokitika principal and auctioneer Mark Rumsey said it was a privilege to..

Ray White New Zealand October sales remain strong

Ray White New Zealand completed 1,853 released sales for October 2021, which was a period that had Alert Level 3 restrictive trading in Auckland and the Waikato and Alert level 2 safe trading across the country. Compared to October 2020,..

Stunning Athfield home with ocean views hits the market

Built by legendary architect Sir Ian Athfield, a stunning six-bedroom, three-bathroom home in Seatoun is up for sale.  Located at 93 Tio Tio Road, the property is for sale via tender, buyers with budgets of over $2 million are encouraged to..

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