Articles by Michael Yardney

Michael is a director of Metropole Property Strategists who help their clients grow, protect and pass on their wealth through independent, unbiased property advice and advocacy. He's once again been voted Australia's leading property investment adviser and one of Australia's 50 most influential Thought Leaders. His opinions are regularly featured in the media. Visit


Foreign investors have been largely shut out of Australia’s property market over the past few years as Australia’s physical border closure kept international arrivals at a bare minimum. In 2021, foreign investment in Australian residential real estate fell to its lowest level in more than 15 years, according to the Foreign Investment Review Board’s annual…


This weekend’s auction markets produced divergent results with most markets recording the highest clearance rates for months, however Brisbane and Canberra auction clearance rates tanked. 1335 properties were listed for auction, a few more than last weekend’s 1243 but, not surprisingly, this was well below the 1,551 auctions held on the  same weekend last year….


Play this important message from Michael Yardney Are you wondering what will happen to the Brisbane property market for the rest of 2022 and beyond? Well… Brisbane was the strongest property market in 2021 exhibiting astonishing growth, with many locations experiencing 30+%  house price growth. And as growth slowed in other parts of Australia, Brisbane’s…


During the recent property boom, Melbourne’s housing values did not grow as strongly as other capitals but remember…we were locked down in a Covid  Cocoon for 260 days. Melbourne housing values peaked in February this year, shortly after Sydney, but this followed a 17.3% gain in values since the pandemic. Property values are down 3.4%,…


Play this important message from Michael Yardney Are you wondering what will happen to the Sydney property market for the rest of 2022? Well … Sydney finished up the second strongest performing Australian housing market in 2021 with many locations experiencing 24+%  house price growth. Of course, the Sydney property market has been one of the…

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