Articles by Michael Yardney

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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 his opinions are regularly featured in the media. Visit

Are you a good negotiator? Negotiating is something we it constantly in all aspects of our life, from relationships to which path you choose to take on a crowded street. And of course, negotiation is one of the skills developed by savvy property investors, business people and entrepreneurs  Some people are very good at negotiation,…


If you want to succeed in life, if you want to become rich, you need to understand the success beliefs of the Rich and develop more of these and drop the beliefs of the Middle Class or Poor. Beliefs represent the acceptance of something without any proof to back up what we accept as fact….


How long does it take for the value of a property to double? After all capital growth is one of the main reasons people invest in residential real estate.  It’s often said that over the long-term the average annual growth rate for well-located capital city properties is about 7 per cent, which would mean properties…


The more you know about the most common mistakes that investors make, the better your likelihood of building lasting wealth. In this series of short 5 minute videos, I discuss the common mistakes I’ve seen investors make. Today we discuss the importance of location. It’s often said that the secret to property is “Location, Location,…