The Ray White Group in New Zealand actively manages properties on behalf of landlords across New Zealand and currently has a property management portfolio of 13,380 properties.
At the Ray White Annual Awards property management is recognised in two categories – Property Management Office of the Year and Property Manager of the Year. These qualitative awards take into account systems, service and growth.
The Property Management Offices of the Year were Papakura, Tower Junction in Canterbury, Epsom and the Goodwin Group. The individual property managers, who were recognised with awards included Ray Hastie (Sumner), Beth Chisholm (Queenstown), Ali Herter (Epsom), Martin Donnelly (Epsom) and Philip Somerville (Goodwin Group).
The growth in property management across New Zealand continues unabated. The Ray White Group increased its portfolio by 9% during the past 12 months. The Ray White Group has a focus on developing systems and processes for their members which enables communication at a superior level, real time marketing and online reporting.
Celia Burbery, NZ Business Development Executive – Property Management, said that continuing to strive to new levels of service was of the upmost importance to the Group. “Our continued skill development programmes are a testament to that. Our award winners who are recognised in the area of property management were acknowledged because of their outstanding service, amongst other criteria.”
The Ray White Group has 183 property managers who work through the 136 office network of the Group.