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We all make mistakes. Even accomplished investors will drop the ball sometimes, whether that means implementing the wrong strategy or not adhering to their investment plan. However, it’s also important to avoid common errors, so here are some of the most commonly made investment errors,......

Without a plan in place, how will you know what to do and when? A robust investment plan lets you see the big picture, know why you are taking certain actions, and enables you to make smart choices as a result. Here is what you......

“Always buy land. Apartments don’t have land.” “Apartments are the future; they are designed with mobile families in mind.” “You have more options in an apartment.” “People want a backyard.” In property investment, few topics raise as many passionate opinions as apartments versus houses. On......

One of our goals at Belouis is to make sure people just like you don’t look back on their life and wish they had done things that were easily within their reach. Our job is to help you take action by expanding your comfort zone,......

With so many properties on the market, and a seemingly limitless amount of information available, how do you decide which investment is the “right” investment? Here are a few crucial points to finding the best investment for you, and avoiding potential “duds.” 1. Debt Servicing......

Finding the right investment property can be an overwhelming experience and has lead to new property investors choosing to forego their wealth creation journey. Here are our dos and don’ts when it comes to finding the right property for your investment portfolio. Do Know What......

Have you structured your finances in such a way that they can assist you in building an investment portfolio? Most people fail to invest, not because they don’t have access to financial resources, but because they don’t understand the resources that they already have. These......

Growing personal wealth is often touted by motivational speakers and “gurus” as something exciting and energetic. The reality, however, is that wealth creation is a formulaic, methodical and almost boring process. There are no major secrets hidden from the masses by the ultra-rich, and anyone......

Long-term investing is as much a mindset as it is a strategy. In fact, even those with one or two properties can adopt a long-term investment ethos and put themselves in a more effective mindset, and therefore a more effective position. This becomes more obvious......

Taking effective action towards your goals will see you achieving them quicker. But how do we know what effective action is, and once we know what we need to do, how do we make sure we do it? In other words, you have set the......

Think big – be, do, have Traditional thinking – and common sense – leads us to believe that the formula for achievement is, Have Do Be Once I have what I desire, I can do the right things and then be the person I want......

Setting goals, especially long-term goals, feels fantastic – after all,  through understanding where you want to be, progress is already being made. Yet most goals and aspirations remain unfulfilled, not because they aren’t compelling enough, and not because there was not enough action taken by......

There are plenty of arguments either way – on one side are the renters, keen to avoiding mortgages and debt. On the other, are the homeownership advocates who will tell you the downsides of paying off someone else’s mortgage. In the end, there is only......

Most people don’t worry about tax season until it’s upon them, and with good reason – taxes are mind-blowingly boring. But a good tax refund can provide a boost to the coffers and a nice surprise if unexpected. But surprises aren’t as good as planning,......

Queensland has experienced many ups and downs over the last few years. The global financial crisis meant that the head offices of many organisations left the state, either to be consolidated or moved to a city with a dense population base. The end of the......

At Belouis Investment Group we’ve got services that we are good at – tax minimisation, mortgage reduction, and access to some great properties. But our real strength lies in our understanding of the Queensland property market. It’s no secret that many experts consider Sydney and......

The property market has, like any other industry, number of variables that will impact directly upon the values. market fluctuations are just part of being a property investor, but good property investors understand the reasons behind those fluctuations, and can make qualified decisions as a......

If you’ve ever invested in the stock market will have an appreciation for the sleepless nights and pain and suffering that can be caused by market volatility. You can watch online as the markets, and your stock, increases and decreases, and the value of your......

However, most property investors begin with evaluating their finances at a very basic level – “Can we afford repayments, and is our loan approved?” And then moving straight to evaluating the market – “What areas shall we buy in?” while this appears logical at first......

This week we are talking about the best time to buy property. The old cliché says that the ideal time to buy property is yesterday, and the next best time is today. However, this is a massive oversimplification. In fact, a better title for this......