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  • THE WHITE PAPER- AUGUST 2018

    AUSTRALASIA’S housing market correction continued through August and our group recorded $3.49 billion in unconditional sales, which was 13 per cent lower than August 2017. Since peaking in September last year, property values have been consistently tracking lower suggesting spring selling conditions may deliver a challenge amid rising advertised stock levels, … Read more

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  • THE ABSOLUTE ESSENTIALS FOR YOUR FIRST HOME

    Whether you are getting married, buying your first home or simply moving into your first real place of your own, you will likely find yourself with some shopping to do. A plan can help you stay focused and avoid unnecessary purchases, saving money and time (not to mention clutter) in the long … Read more

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  • WHITE PAPER – JULY 2018

    In the middle of winter, the Ray White Group sold $3.3B across Australasia in July 2018. This result was 12 per cent lower than our July 2017 figure, with overall volumes and prices on the east coast of Australia falling whilst the rest of Australia remains solid, while New Zealand … Read more

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  • REFRESH YOUR HOME FOR SPRING WITH THESE IDEAS TO BRIGHTEN UP YOUR ROOM

    As the sunshine returns and we head into spring, you may want to embrace the change inside your home. You don’t need to redecorate every room with each change of season – just changing a few key accessories or re-designing your space can bring a winter room to life. You’ll feel like you’ve … Read more

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  • GET A HEAD START ON YOUR SPRING CLEAN TO SPEED UP YOUR SALE

    The summer season is a busy time in real estate. If you are thinking of selling this summer, give your property a thorough spring clean to ensure buyers see your home at its best. It can also be a good idea to consider what else you can do to make your … Read more

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  • WHAT IMPACT DOES YOUR GARDEN HAVE ON YOUR HOUSE PRICE?

    Did you know that your garden could add as much as 16 per cent to the value of your property, according to data from the Husqvarna Group? This study, based on 5,000 homeowners from nine different countries, shows that consumers and real estate agents alike see the garden as an area … Read more

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  • THE WHITE PAPER – JUNE 2018

    Our June results continued the trend of recent months, with overall sales of $3.66 billion across Australasia , representing an underlying decrease of 11% compared to June 2017. This fall is mainly due to reduced transaction numbers across the larger Australian east coast markets. Tighter credit conditions and less investor … Read more

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  • THE BIGGEST HOME DECOR TRENDS OF 2018 SO FAR, ACCORDING TO PINTEREST

    With 2.3 billion home decor saves per year, Pinterest certainly has its finger on the pulse when it comes to what’s hot right now in interiors. For those who may be in a mid-year inspiration rut, the popular photo-sharing platform has just released its highly-anticipated Home Report, outlining the biggest … Read more

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  • IS YOUR PROPERTY READY FOR THE JULY 2019 INSULATION DEADLINE?

    In a bid to lift living standards across the country, the New Zealand Government has released new insulation regulations to ensure Kiwis are happy and healthy within their homes. As a property owner or landlord, you must stay on top of the latest guidelines to ensure you’re playing by the rules and … Read more

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