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  • Where to start with renovations

    Reno tips from an expert to help turn your new house in your dream home. Not only can renovations make your life easier and lift a space but they can also add significant value to your home. It can be …

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  • Nail your rental application

    Stand out from the crowd and ace your rental application with these tips. As rental vacancy rates shrink around the country and competition for properties heats up, your tenancy application needs to go above and beyond. Upgrade your application with …

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  • On the move

    Tips to make moving house as seamless as possible. Your finances are sorted, contracts are signed and the settlement period has finally come to an end which means it’s time to move into your brand new house. But moving can …

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  • Rare slice of Australian political history for sale

    IT’S HARDLY The Lodge but this modest home in Sydney’s west was owned by former Prime Minister Gough Whitlam. Ray White Canterbury Director Manuel Roussakis is marketing the original four-bedroom home at 32 Albert St, Cabramatta which was owned by the Whitlams …

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  • 21 Simple Ways To Update Your Home In 2021

    There’s something about the flip of a calendar page that makes us want to reinvent ourselves – and our homes. And having spent more time indoors this past year, fittingly we’ve turned our attention inwards – to transform where we live. We asked the experts – interior designers, stylists, architects, … Read more

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  • December success paves way for outstanding 2021

    A STRONG December for the Ray White Group has ensured a busy start to the 2021 auction market. In the final chapter of 2020, the Ray White Group wrote a total of $6.1 billion in unconditional sales in December, up …

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  • Six and out

    RECREATE your favourite cricket highlights at one of these amazing backyards perfect for an amateur Australia Day test match. 37 Kettels Rd, Kirwans Bridge, VIC While most buyers will see a perfectly manicured lawn, the cricket enthusiast recognises 37 Kettels …

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  • Top agent Leigh Grixti levels up

    ONE of Melbourne’s top sales agents Leigh Grixti is excited to announce he’s joined Ray White to take his business to the next level. After four years operating in Melbourne’s west, centred in Aintree, Fraser Rise, Taylor’s Hill, Burnside Heights …

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  • Far north QLD cattle station nets more than $7M

    A 15,600ha cattle ranch named ‘Ellendale Station’ in Queensland’s Einasleigh has been snapped up by Moola Brangus Stud owners Bruce and Sandy Ryan. The Ryans bought the large scale cattle breeding station for around $7,500,000 through a private treaty sale …

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  • Buying at auction vs private treaty

    Once you’ve decided that you want to make an offer for a property there are two main methods to purchasing: auction and private treaty. At auctions you’ll be bidding against other potential buyers, will have to make fast decisions and …

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  • Ray White Victoria & Tasmania caps off 2020

    RAY White Victoria and Tasmania capped off 2020 with an all time record in December, as the market fired back to life after the extended lockdowns in Australia’s auction capital. Australasia’s largest network sold more than 1,210 homes for $840 …

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  • How To Keep Your Pets Cool In Summer

    As we look set to experience another hotter-than-average summer, we’re not the only ones who will be needing to escape the rising temperatures, as all creatures great and small are susceptible to heatstroke on a scorching-hot day. While there are no collated statistics or studies on animals affected by the … Read more

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  • End Of Year Wrap!

    Office News: Here we are at the end of 2020 – a year like no other. The year started with bushfires and flooding before a worldwide pandemic and lockdowns. It was uncharted territory for us all. From everyone here at Ray White Picton I would like to thank you immensely … Read more

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  • There Are Our Most Disliked Household Chores

    Among the many truths revealed during lockdown – Zoom meetings are somehow more tedious than real-life meetings, wine is cheaper when you bulk buy – one of the most salient is the reminder that housework is, generally speaking, awful. In April the Sydney Morning Herald reported a 52 per cent decline … Read more

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  • 10 Ways To Pay Off Your Mortgage In Half The Time

    Most mortgages last for 30 years, but how good would it feel to pay it off much sooner? Three personal finance experts shared their top tips on how to halve the time the typical mortgage takes to pay off to enjoy the bliss of more financial freedom. 1. Pay more … Read more

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  • 5 Easy Upgrades To Make Your Home More Appealing To Buyers

    Gearing up to sell your property often comes with a to-do list. On this list are the things you want to achieve to make your house look its very best before you open wide the doors to potential buyers. While it may be a little counter-intuitive to spend a fortune … Read more

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  • Five Home Renovations That Could Actually Turn Buyers Off

    Buying a property is a huge milestone. We pour ourselves a big glass of fizz. We take photos of ourselves grinning in front of larger-than-life sold stickers. We buzz with excitement. However, after the initial euphoria starts to wear off, we begin brainstorming ways to make our new house a … Read more

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  • How To Use Equity

    Home owners have a not-so-secret weapon that can allow them to invest, build wealth and improve their home without having to stump up a large cash payment. Equity is the difference between the value of a property and the balance of the home loan. For example, a home owner with a … Read more

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  • November Interest Rate Announcement

    The Reserve Bank of Australia has cut the official interest rate by 0.15 percentage points in its first shift since sitting at the already historic low of 0.25 per cent from March. The decision on Tuesday to reduce the cash rate and yield curve targets to a new record low … Read more

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