Craig Bellette, Joint Principal and Licensee, has been in the property industry for over 16 years, gaining experience in all facets from general real estate through to property management, investment, development sales and financial controls.
As Joint Principal and Licensee of Raine & Horne Brisbane West, Craig leads by example using his knowledge and skills in the marketplace, as well as guiding and mentoring his strong team.
Prior to 2019 as a Franchise owner at another major brand he was recognised as an industry leader in the Property Management space with a reputation for creating robust systems and processes to underpin the operation of a large rent roll. During this time he lead the Property Management team growing from a small operation to being awarded the No 1 Property Management business internationally, measured by total income, along with many other awards recognising growth and customer service outcomes.
Raine and Horne Brisbane West
With a desire to build a multi office network, Craig and Frank made the decision to end their 21 year relationship with a major brand to collaborate with a family owned and technologically savvy Franchisor, rebranding to Raine & Horne.
Craig & Frank are particularly excited about the advantages they can provide to their clients with the superior technology and Social Media strategies provided by Raine & Horne.
As their office network grows, they look forward to providing the results and service to customers along with the opportunities for growth and job security for their staff and families that they have provided for the last 22 years.
Craig’s Career Progression
Prior to entering the Real Estate industry, Craig spent 15 years in the banking and finance industry at a leading financial institutions working across multiple areas of operation.
In October 2005, Craig and business partner Frank settled on the purchase of a Real Estate office in Toowong.
In the thirteen years that Craig and Frank have owned the Toowong franchise, through innovation and a focus on achieving the best outcomes for their clients, they have grown the business strongly.
In the years from 2011 to 2016, the Toowong office undertook a name change to Brisbane West in order to facilitate further growth. This involved moving to a stand alone 500m2+ office and purchasing the Property Management businesses of three succesful companies, along with acquiring ownership of a Project Marketing business initially in partnership and in 2016 assuming full ownership.
During that ownership many of their employees have been awarded State, National and International awards. The business has also been recognised as the No. 1 Property Management Office Internationally on multiple occasions, along with featuring consistently amongst the top 5 offices Internationally for “All Office Income”.