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  • White Paper – June 2019

    At the end of the financial year, while many people take a break and re-gather their energy for the rest of the year, we are very proud of the fact our members sold $40.76 billion in unconditional sales in 2018-19. …

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  • What’s your one big thing?

    I met this guy last weekend at a conference, we’ll call him Matt. Noticing he had no fingers on his left hand, it turns out Matt was involved in a serious accident a few years ago while chopping wood at …

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  • Ray White’s Tantalizing Top 10 Kitchens

    There’s no better time to hang around the kitchen than during the chilly months of winter. Whether a casserole cook or a shellfish chef, the perfect cuccina is a big tick item. We’ve called these kitchens our Tantalizing Top Ten …

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  • Ain’t no mountain high enough! Bas Smith summits Denali

    “Certainly one of the adventure highlights of my life… it was a fantastic achievement to pull this off in the style that we did.” That’s how Ray White Queenstown Principal Director Bas Smith described summiting Denali, the highest mountain peak …

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  • The Boy Scout motto is “Be prepared”

    So many things can, and often do, go awry in today’s complex business world. Some beyond our control – natural disasters…a drunk disgruntled ex employee with a mobile phone, an Instagram account and a reliable wifi connection…a hacker with a …

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  • Short term holiday hosting vs traditional rentals

    We’ve all heard the horror stories on both sides of short term holiday hosting and traditional rentals, so is one better than the other? One with higher, variable yield and the potential to be time demanding, or on the other …

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  • How to handle tricky tenants

    Jessica King, property management business development executive for QLD explains what steps you can take as a property manager, or a landlord, to handle those tricky tenants. Plan for the worst – everything in writing! Every action taken should be …

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  • The value of a frictionless experience

    Years from now clients buying and selling homes will have a different experience to the one they have today. Data will be democratised, paving the way for publicly available sales values in real time as properties sell. Finance limits and …

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  • Investors rely on Wayde Hildrew’s sage advice

    Despite being 29 years of age, Wayde Hildrew, the award-winning business development manager has already been in the business for 13 years. From humble filing and relentless coffee runs he worked his way up the ladder, learning everything he could from older …

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