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  • May 2020 – Property Management Results

    Ray White Centenary Property Management Team have produced outstanding results for May 2020. Fortunately our local marketplace has not been severely impacted by COVID-19 in terms of results for our clients. Our real estate team have experienced low vacancies and our stock is renting quickly. Our Property Managers are leasing … Read more

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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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  • No holiday for buyers

    IT MIGHT be a long weekend in New South Wales and Victoria but if last month’s activity is any indication then buyers won’t be taking any time off this Saturday. Throughout May buyer interest continued to stay steady for Australasia’s …

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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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  • WARREN BUFFETT’S TOP 5 INVESTING TIPS

    Covid-19 has impacted and changed everyone’s lives in so many ways and it is going to take time to recover from such a global epidemic. With social distancing restrictions starting to ease (in the hope of returning to a new form of normal) we want to take this opportunity to … Read more

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  • TOP 10 FACTORS THAT CAN DEVALUE A PROPERTY

    If you are thinking about selling or renting your property, the following factors can have a real impact on your profits, income and return on investment. It is important to take the time to ensure that you are not devaluing your property. DIY renovations Illegal home improvements General state of … Read more

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  • Ray White Centenary’s Cabin Fever for Kids Book

    Keep the kids entertained with our Ray White Centenary activity book – Print your copy here: Ray White Centenary Cabin Fever Kids Book Please share with other families in our community who may benefit from some quiet time. Stay home and stay safe, Ray White Centenary Est. 1979

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  • Your Property Portfolio: Where to invest… local or interstate?

    NEW RESEARCH HAS REVEALED that most property investors buy properties within the suburb that they live in. This data was analysed from 1,150,000 mortgage applications and showed that two-thirds of investors are buying local properties. However, if you take a moment to think about smart investing, minimising risk and increasing … Read more

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  • Fast Track Selling Your Property

    REMEMBER THE 3 Ps – Presentation | Price | Promotion SPRING TIME COOLED-OFF BUT SUMMER IS SET TO SIZZLE Historically, September to November ‘Spring Time’ is when the property market starts to bloom with more activity, listings and available stock. However, recent property research has shown that compared to previous … Read more

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  • Smart Property Management: It pays to have professional representation

    A landlord has been fined $4000 and ordered to pay the tenant back their $1400 bond. Recent media reports have stated that a private landlord (managing his own property) has been fined in the Magistrates Courts for not lodging the tenant’s bond with the appropriate governing authorities (which have strict … Read more

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  • Top 10 New Year’s Resolution Goals

    2000 people were surveyed… and we can reveal the top 10 New Year’s resolution goals list with you. Make 2020 the year that you achieve all your goals. To help you get started: Be clear and specific in what you want to achieve, write them down and stick them on … Read more

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  • 2020 Market Review

    The property market is heating up and set to sizzle according to research and property analyst experts with prices predicted to substantially rise if interest rates remain steady, the economy improves, and bank regulator APRA does not intervene with lending restrictions to slow down a rising housing market. With the … Read more

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  • Our Top 5 Tips to Investor Success

    1. Research and know your local rental market. This can be as simple as just getting online with any rental listing website and investing time to compare weekly rental prices. 2. When your property becomes vacant take the time to undertake a complete investment audit. Access the realistic market rent … Read more

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