With more than a hundred years of history, Ray White has grown from a small town business to an international real estate giant
No matter what kind of real estate you’re selling, it’s likely Ray White has experience selling it. The real estate company was established in Crows Nest, Queensland, in 1902, and has since grown to nearly 1,000 locations across Australia, New Zealand, Asia and the Middle East.
Ray White founded the company as an auctioneer business in rural Crows Nest, Queensland, in 1902 selling a variety of goods in addition to real estate. Following World War II, White’s sons shifted the primary focus of the business toward real estate. Still family-owned, with the fourth generation of the White family now represented at the executive level, the company has expanded to 11 countries, turning over more than $27 billion per year.
Ray White offers a variety of services for people looking to buy, sell or rent different types of property, including:
- Residential sales
- Commercial sales
- Property management
The company also offers some specialised services such as:
Rural and livestock
Ray White Rural offers real estate sales and service, leasing and rentals, and also handles livestock sales and auction.
Ray White aids business owners in both sales and acquisitions.
Established in 2010, Ray White’s hotels division has transacted more than $800 million in pub, hotel, motel and leisure assets. The service specialises in sales, marketing and advice across the hospitality industry.
Ray White’s marine division offers a sales and marketing support for a wide range of vessels, as well as berthing and marinas. The business currently operates on the Gold Coast and Sydney’s Double Bay, and plans to roll out across Australia.
Ray White offers a variety of insurance products for its clients, including home and contents, landlord, motor, life and travel insurance, as well as products covering boats, caravans and trailers.
Through its Loan Market division, Ray White offers mortgage broking services across Australia and New Zealand. The Loan Market group has more than 1,000 brokers operating from branches around Australia and New Zealand.
Ray White’s projects division offers property developers design, branding, marketing and sales solutions for off-the-plan projects.
The Ray White concierge service helps buyers with the logistics of moving into a new home. It helps buyers set up their utilities, offers free quotes on home improvement services, solar panels and a free tax depreciation schedule review, as well as giving buyers discounts on storage services and even arranging transport and care for pets.
Ray White has more than 1,000 offices across Australia, New Zealand, Asia and the Middle East. The business currently operates in:
- New Zealand
- Hong Kong
- Papua New Guinea
- The United States