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  • Auction market stays hot on winter’s long weekend

    BIDDERS have defied the colder weather and the long weekend across multiple states as a string of exceptional results highlighted the time was now to market and sell your property. Ray White Group booked a preliminary clearance rate of 58.2 …

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  • Awesome foursome as auction confidence sweeps the nation

    Ray White New Zealand Auctioneer Ben East calling in-room auctions last night. AUCTION confidence continued to sweep the nation with four strong under the hammer property sales around the country last night, to the tune of NZ$3,545,500, highlighting continued buyer …

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  • White Paper – May 2020

    Our sales results for May brings more positive news for all Australian property owners. Despite a month of lockdowns and being restricted in the manner by which we could operate, in Australia we recorded unconditional sales of $2.37 billion in …

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  • Christchurch on-site auction hat-trick as confidence fires up

    COMPETITION was clear to see as 16 registered buyers battled it out for just three properties as bidders warmly welcomed the return of on-site auctions in Christchurch. The team at Ray White Ferrymead continued recent nationwide momentum by orchestrating three strong under …

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  • Ray White Double Bay returns to auctions with a bang

    IT WAS a chilly night in Sydney but that didn’t stop nine eager bidders from turning out for the hotly contested Ray White Double Bay auction at 113 Victoria Road, Bellevue Hill. Sold by Double Bay Managing Director Elliott Placks and …

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  • Christchurch in-room auctions back with a bang

    BUYERS in Christchurch welcomed in-room auctions back with socially-distanced open arms as six out of eight properties sold under the hammer for a combined NZ$2,670,000. “Auctions are proving the best method to uncover a premium price in our Alert Level …

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  • The changes we should not waste…

    Not sure we’ll see the wholesale change that some commentators are declaring can be the only result of experiencing this “unprecedented” event… In my experience (longer than I care to admit) people have short memories and revert to familiar routines …

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  • Toasty fires to keep warm by this winter

    There’s nothing quite like huddling by a fire and toasting marshmallows to warm up in the cooler months of the year. We’ve put together some of our favourite fireplaces and fire pits that might inspire you to build or buy …

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  • What is the Value of a Property Manager?

    For some it comes down to dollars and cents, for most it’s whether they like the actual property manager they are dealing with and some people think the quality of the routine inspection maketh the value. COVID-19 has presented an …

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  • Innovative new Australian rail on track for new Australian railway

    Innovative new Australian rail on track for new Australian railway An innovative new rail has been designed and manufactured in Australia specifically for the transformational 1700km Melbourne to Brisbane Inland Rail. Inland Rail CEO, Richard Wankmuller, said the new rail shape – made possible by the combined expertise of the … Read more

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  • BUYING A TENANTED PROPERTY

    If you are considering buying a tenanted property it is important that you ask the right questions such as how much is the rent, is there a bond held, how long have they been in the property for, have they been issued any breach letters/notices, how many people, pets, etc. … Read more

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  • RENTAL APPRAISALS

    If you are looking to purchase an investment property, it is important to ensure that you obtain an independent written rental appraisal (similar to a valuation when buying a property) from an experienced property manager rather than a salesperson. Salespeople can unintentionally share a rental figure when put on the … Read more

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  • QUALITY TENANTS REALLY ARE THE KEY TO SUCCESS…

    A quality, long-term tenant is critical to the performance of any investment property, which is why it is important not to compromise during the application selection process. It can often be a better choice to have a vacant property for a little longer than lower your standards and end up … Read more

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  • A Little Ray of Giving

    A Little Ray of Giving This Christmas, We are teaming up with the Salvation Army to help disadvantaged children who may need a little extra light in their festive season. The Ray White team are calling on the local community to embrace the giving season and dig deep for children … Read more

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  • WHAT IS FAIR?

    Fair wear and tear continues to be one of the biggest challenges we face when a tenant vacates the property and is the leading cause of disputes at the end of the tenancy. The term is not specifically defined in the Act and provides no examples, which leads to the … Read more

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  • SCHOOL ZONES A POPULAR CHOICE

    Investors often want to know the secret to buying a rental property that will be in demand, attract quality tenants, minimise vacancies, provide a good short-term return (highest possible rent) and increase the long-term asset value of the investment. What tenants want will depend on many factors specific to their … Read more

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  • PROPERTY REFINANCING MADE EASY

    The clever investor knows that assessing their investments regularly is the key to identifying opportunities to build wealth. Knowing when to refinance an investment property can be vital to a successful growth strategy. Is now the time for you to consider refinancing? Is your current rate competitive? Despite recent tightening … Read more

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  • Shining a Ray of light this festive season

    Ray White Whyalla & Port Augusta are teaming up with the local Salvation Army, collecting gifts for children this festive season. We are calling on the local community to embrace the giving season and dig deep for children who need it most. Simply bring a gift into our office and … Read more

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  • Leah Kirk Delivers on Customer Service

    Customer service is always at the forefront of our mind and with Ray White’s Customer Satisfaction programme it is always rewarding to be recognised when providing outstanding customer service to all of our clients whether it is a vendor, purchaser, tenant or landlord. Congratulations to our Sales Consultant, Leah Kirk … Read more

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