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Finding the ‘Right’ Investment Property – Dos and Don’ts

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......

Optimising Your Finances to Build Wealth

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......

The Step-By-Step Guide to Growing Wealth

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 Investment Strategy – How to Do It

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......

The secret sauce for achieving

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

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 , Feels fantastic

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......

Home Owners vs Renters

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......

Five Things You Can Do Now for Your 2018 Tax Refund

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,......

The Sunshine State

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......

How Can Belouis help?

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......

Market fluctuations & You

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......

Market Volatility

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......

When’s the Best Time for Me To Buy Property?

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......

When do I start buying property?

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......

Overcoming the fear of investing money

“I want to invest in property, but I’m scared.” We hear this a lot at Belouis Investment Group, and it’s an entirely understandable, in fact almost sensible reaction. You gain access to hundreds of thousands of dollars only to put that money in a single......

Borrowing money for property

Regardless of whether you’ve purchased a home before, the prospect of going deeper into debt to fund another property can be an intimidating one. Often, we look at purchasing an investment property in the same way we do any other purchase –  as a transaction......

Overcoming The Fear of Investing Money

“I want to invest in property, but I’m scared.” We hear this a lot at Belouis Investment Group, and it’s an entirely understandable, in fact almost sensible reaction. You gain access to hundreds of thousands of dollars only to put that money in a single......

Borrowing Money for an Investment Property

Regardless of whether you’ve purchased a home before, the prospect of going deeper into debt to fund another property can be an intimidating one. Often, we look at purchasing an investment property in the same way we do any other purchase –  as a transaction......

Do I Need a Deposit to Buy My First Home?

We get asked this question a lot. The short answer is “no, not necessarily,” but the long answer is a bit more complicated. Perhaps a better question would be, “should I use a deposit on my first home?” More important than the deposit or no......