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  • 41 registered buyers for one home breaks Auckland City record

    A Ray White record was smashed last night as 41 bidders registered to buy 15 Cardwell Street (pictured above) in Onehunga – the largest number ever recorded for an Auckland City property by Australasia’s leading real estate group. The renovated 1920’s three-bedroom, two-bathroom home....

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  • July results see significant sales increase

    The Ray White Group in New Zealand has delivered a company-best record sales month for July 2020. After only three months post the lockdown period in New Zealand, sales volume across the Ray White network had rebounded to produce a record month, being 52 per cent higher....

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  • Ray White Maguires Group sells 91% of auction listings

    Auction as the preferred method of sale is proving more popular than ever in New Zealand and figures just released by the Ray White Maguires Group shows sellers exactly why. The combined offices of Mission Bay, Eastridge, Kohimarama, St Heliers and Stonefields had....

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  • Yellow is the new green

    Ray White Bishopdale and Strowan have taken the leap into sustainability, converting their property management vehicle fleet to 100 per cent electric, turning yellow into the new green. Ray White Bishopdale and Strowan franchise owners Barry and Karen Ellis recognised they....

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  • Ray White’s Leadership Academy zooms in 2020 style

    Ray White on Wednesday hosted its sixth Leadership Academy over Zoom for its corporate team with world-renowned Harvard Business School Professor Boris Groysberg. The highly interactive session was facilitated by Boston-based Prof Groysberg with 115 Ray White and Loan Market members....

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  • CVs smashed as three Auckland City homes sell for NZ$3.98M

    A whopping 31 registered buyers battled it out for just three properties at auction last night (above) as the team at Ray White One Tree Hill sold three houses for a combined NZ$3,980,000. “The in-room auction was packed to the rafters and the whole evening....

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  • Renovator’s dream fields 16 offers and sells for NZ$365,000

    A renovator’s dream in Masterton has sold for NZ$365,000 after receiving a huge 16 offers – further highlighting that it is very much a seller’s market right now. The four-bedroom, two-bathroom property at 29 Miro Street screamed potential, and the interest throughout the....

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  • West Auckland house sells for NZ$890,000 over CV at auction

    A three-bedroom West Auckland home that was a developer and land banker’s dream has sold for NZ$1,820,000 under the hammer – a staggering NZ$890,000 over the CV price. The campaign for 22 Lowtherhurst Road in Massey attracted 30 inspections – with some....

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  • 20 December 2018 Weekly Economic Update – Tony Alexander

    This is the last Weekly Overview for 2018 so Merry Christmas to all readers and I hope everyone gets a good break at some stage over the next couple of months and enjoys the coming year. For businesses the year has finished on a positive note with the monthly … Read more

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  • 8 November 2018 Economic Update – Tony Alexander

    Labour Market Strength In the middle of August last year when opinion polls started to show a strong probability that a Labour-led government would emerge from the September general election, I wrote a piece opining that business sentiment would not undergo a “winter of discontent” as happened the last time … Read more

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  • Trains Update

    Huntly and Tūākau are being eyed as stops for the start-up Hamilton to Auckland commuter train. Those station locations are preferred by Waikato District councillors, and they expect to discuss Te Kauwhata and Pokeno in future. The council set aside $250,000 for two start-up stations and that would swell … Read more

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  • 13 September Weekly Economic Update

    Little New We’ve learnt nothing truly new about the state of the NZ economy this week or where we are headed. A few indicators emerged putting the lie to depressed sentiment about the business environment revealed in sentiment surveys (retail spending, manufacturing, bill payments). Monthly real estate … Read more

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  • Waikato District Council Public Transport Plan

    One of the biggest issues facing our community is currently in discussion in council and there are plans being tabled for the future of public transport for the region. Please pop over to the council website and perhaps consider making your own views known in order to assist council going … Read more

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  • August 2018 Market Update from Real Estate Co NZ

    11 regions hit record high asking prices, while 9 regions hit record low total stock numbers. Signs of an early spring market for Auckland and Canterbury. August 2018 has been a month of record highs and record lows since realestate.co.nz started … Read more

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  • Daffodill Day in Tuakau Village..

    Today the local Lions of NZ, the local Tuakau Youth Group and the ANZ bank all turned out on the main street today to raise funds for the Cancer Society on Daffodill Day. The community spirit is always in your face here in the centre of the Waikato’s Golden Triangle..big … Read more

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  • 31 August Economic Update ~ Tony Alexander

    Another Advisory Panel The Prime Minister this week handed the business sector a stick with which to beat the government heading into the next election – monthly confidence poll results. Up until now the government has dismissed the high pessimism as simply business sour grapes and “junk”. Now the government … Read more

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  • 23 August 2018 Economic Update – Tony Alexander

    Nothing Startling I usually only write material in the Weekly Overview these days if I feel I can offer a different perspective on something going on or some new food for thought regarding developments in the economic sphere. This week no inspirational juices were flowing at all I’m sorry to … Read more

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