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  • Staying fighting fit

    We asked Ray White Frankston Principal Ashley Weston how he was helping his office through lockdown in Melbourne. What kinds of things are you doing to keep your agents engaged? We originally thought we were going into lockdown for six …

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  • House keys and wedding bells

    FOR a lucky Newcastle couple, it was a day of firsts as they officially put the sold sign on their new home at 16 Stanley St, Belmont then sealed the deal with a proposal. It was a beautiful sunny day …

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  • Strong buyer demand boosts clearance rates

    WHILE listings continue to trend down, buyer demand has been unwavering over the past month which has been reflected in strong auction clearance rates across the country. Following a record July and August for Australasia’s largest real estate agency, September, …

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  • Brought forward auctions the new normal in Christchurch

    AUCTIONS being called forward has become the new normal in Christchurch after another stellar event which saw 12 out of 14 properties sell via their auction campaigns. Seven properties successfully sold under the hammer, four were sold prior and one …

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  • Birkenhead house attracts 100 bids and sells for NZ$2.29M

    AN incredible auction in North Shore City’s Birkenhead has attracted 100 bids before selling under the hammer for NZ$2,290,000 – a whopping NZ$1,265,000 over its CV. The sale of the three-bedroom, one-bathroom home at 8 Waratah Street (pictured below) was the highlight of …

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  • Ray White NSW welcomes Norwest to family

    With extensive property experience and local knowledge, Allan Yan and his team are set to take the real estate offering in Sydney’s Norwest to the next level, since pairing with Australasia’s largest real estate brand. Ray White Norwest will make …

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  • No shortage of buyers this selling season

    IT was another solid day of auction results for Australasia’s leading real estate group with all markets firing, except Melbourne which remains firmly on ice in its eighth week of lockdown. The Ray White Group booked a strong preliminary national …

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  • Ray White celebrates its property managers

    THE BACKBONE of Ray White’s property management business is its 2300 property managers who help the leading network manage its rent roll of 250,000 managements each day. Yesterday these unsung heroes – whose day often swings from managing one crisis …

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  • Melbourne sellers say why wait?

    Semi retired panel beater Darren Pay and his wife Sarah have become ‘expert’ photographers and drone pilots under lockdown in Melbourne. The Pays decided to seize the opportunity and take their own photos and drone videos, plus style their home …

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  • Funding To Make Gracemere Greener

    Rockhampton Regional Council is committed to making Gracemere greener, which has been made possible thanks to support from the Federal Government. The Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development, through their Community Development Grant, has provided $70,000 for the Gracemere Streetscaping project. Mayor of Rockhampton Region, Margaret Strelow said this project … Read more

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  • Funding dries up for proposed South Rocky flood levee

    The proposed South Rockhampton Flood Levee has fallen at the funding hurdle. Mayor Margaret Strelow confirmed yesterday that the Rockhampton Regional Council’s application for State Government funding had been unsuccessful. The council needed funding from both the state and federal governments for the $48million project to proceed. While Cr Strelow … Read more

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  • 10 Ways to Boost your Rental Return

    You’ve purchased an investment property and get an unwelcome surprise – your rent isn’t as high as you’d been led to believe by the overzealous real estate agent. First thing’s first, when purchasing an investment property do your own research! While huge changes to rent are unlikely to be achieved … Read more

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  • Rockhampton Levee Bank Proposal.

    At a recent community meeting, AECOM experts spoke about key levee engineering and planning facts. Click on the link for more information. http://www.themorningbulletin.com.au/news/safety-always-on-levee-chiefs-mind-flood-bank/2247498/ Source: The Morning Bulletin

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  • First Home Owner’s Construction Grant

    First Home Owner’s Construction Grant On 10 September, the State Government announced its decision to remove the current First Home Owner’s Grant and introduce a $15,000 First Home Owner’s Construction Grant (FHOCG). First home buyers who wish to take advantage of the current $7,000 to purchase an existing dwelling will … Read more

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