Articles by Michael Yardney

Michael Yardney

Michael is a director of Metropole Property Strategists who create wealth for their clients through independent, unbiased property advice and advocacy. He's been voted Australia's leading property investment adviser and his opinions are regularly featured in the media. Visit

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Two-thirds of Aussies forgo savings by not haggling for a better mortgage deal

Two-thirds of mortgage holders in Australia are complacent when it comes to approaching their lender for a cheaper home loan, new research by, Australia’s most visited comparison website, shows. The national survey of 2,033 participants found 65% of Australian home loan customers have never asked for a better interest rate – but for those…


Michael Yardney’s net worth – The truth about building wealth through property

I know a reasonably common Google search is “what is Michael Yardney’s net worth ?” In fact, a question I’m asked frequently  is, “Michael, what’s your net worth?”  And while I can understand that this may be of interest to some people, I’m sorry to disappoint you… I don’t answer this question with a definitive…


These Billion Dollar Companies All Started In A Garage [infographic]

Every investor, entrepreneur or business person has to start somewhere. And unless you’ve been born with a silver spoon in your mouth, or married into wealth, it’s likely you’ll start from humble beginnings.  Many property investors talk about rags to riches stories, while entrepreneurs talk about “garage-to-riches” stories – you know the tale of going from somebody’s…