A Heritage of Success
From Wentworth Court, Elizabeth Street, Sydney in 1883
Raine & Horne was established in Sydney, Australia, in 1883 by its founders Tom Raine and Joseph Horne. Since the beginning, Raine & Horne has adhered to a set of business practices that focussed on total commitment to personalised service and exceeding client expectations. The growth and achievement that has come from this commitment has made Raine & Horne the envy of its competition.
The Raine & Horne story is remarkable. The company has more than simply survived periods of boom, recession and bust – it has flourished and continues to excel. Raine & Horne has experienced considerable growth over the years and this growth shows no signs of abating.
When the company was first started, the responsibilities of a land agent were all-encompassing and included everything from residential sales to valuation and rent collection. This broad background was the foundation on which Raine & Horne built its reputation and expertise.
Over the latter half of last century, this full-service real estate network experienced remarkable growth and sales firepower. This success was underpinned by a commitment to the highest standards of professionalism and ethical behaviour. The concept of the 'family' company (four generations) is never overlooked and is the difference that has contributed significantly to the strength of the Raine & Horne brand in the marketplace.
Today more than 4000 people work under the Raine & Horne banner in a network of hundreds of offices throughout New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia, Tasmania, the Northern Territory and the Australian Capital Territory. Raine & Horne also has more than 40 offices throughout the world, cementing the company’s position as one of the strongest real estate networks nationally and internationally.
The Raine & Horne story is inextricably linked to the growth and progress of Australia’s real estate industry. The company’s ability to expand in varying economic conditions over the decades has kept it at the forefront of the industry. Today, Raine & Horne is set to maintain and strengthen its position as an industry leader.