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By Ed Hackenberg

Ray White is a fourth generation owned and led family business, at the forefront of cutting edge real estate practice. Here is everything you need to know about our brand.

Brand Appeal

  • Ray White offers more than 140,000 properties for sale each year, with the widest selection of real estate of any group in Australasia.
  • raywhite.com attracts more than one million visitors every month.
  • Ray White is Australia’s most Goggled real estate brand.
  • Ray White is Australia’s largest print advertiser.
  • Under the hammer – Ray White conducts more auctions than any other real estate company in Australia.
  • Ray White lists 77,620 residential properties for sale each year.
  • Ray White conducts more open homes than any other real estate company.
  • Selling one in every ten properties in the region, Ray White has the widest selection of real estate of any group in Australasia.

Movers and Shakers

  • Around 1,150 members have been working under the Ray White banner for more than 10 years.
  • There are 592 members currently in the group who have reached Premier Performer status. This award recognises a salesperson who has achieved at least $250,000 in settled commission or 30 full sales in the previous year.
  • There are currently 147 members who have reached Alan White Elite Performer status. These high achievers are among the top 5% of our entire international sales force, achieving at least $500,000 in settled commissions or 65 sales in the previous year.
Network Strength
  •     Today’s network consists of nearly 1000 individually owned and operated offices in over 9 countries.
  •     Ray White employs over 13,000 employees, including around 960 property management professionals.

Property Expertise

  • Annual property sales turnover is in excess of $27 billion.
  • Ray White conducts more auctions than any other real estate company in Australia and pioneered in-room auctions, conducted by industry-leading auctioneers and backed up by quality property presentations.

The Story So Far….

  • Ray White opened his first real estate office in 1902 in Crows Nest, Queensland.
  • Over the succeeding 110 years, Ray White became a truly international organisation, opening offices in Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, India, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, China, Middle East and Atlanta (USA).
  • Our growth story:
    • 1902 – Queensland, Australia
    • 1987 – New South Wales & Victoria, Australia
    • 1992 – South Australia, Australia
    • 1993 – Western Australia, Australia
    • 1994 – New Zealand
    • 1998 – Indonesia
    • 2000 – 2012: India, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Middle East
    • 2014 – Hong Kong
  • Ray White is a household name in Australia and New Zealand, a name synonymous with the property and real estate industry, home loans, mortgages and insurance. With an annual turnover exceeding $27 billion, the group comprises over 13,000 people and nearly 1000 franchise offices.

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