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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 Metropole.com.au


Watch us dive deep into the latest RBA stats and forecasts [Think Tank Video]
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Watch us dive deep into the latest RBA stats and forecasts [Think Tank Video]

If you’re a property investor or in business you’ll love our latest educational think tank. You see… recently RBA Governor Phil Lowe gave an perceptive talk filled with insightful graphs, but much of the media missed it. So Ken Raiss and I sat in front of our computers and unpacked the graphs and shared our thoughts,…

State by state housing market & economic update | Chart Pack August 2018
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State by state housing market & economic update | Chart Pack August 2018

Who’s right about the property markets — the optimists or pessimists? The media seems so preoccupied with what’s going wrong in Australia, they’re missing all the things that are going right.   The newspapers and online media outlets continually deliver house price collapse headlines because it gets clicks but our property markets are not collapsing and our economy is…

Property Investment In Sydney - 20 Market Insights
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Property Investment In Sydney – 20 Market Insights

Sydney’s property market has been the central focus of the real estate industry in recent years… Particularly as it is Australia’s largest property market where median house prices soared into the seven figures in 2015. But now that the Harbour City market has moved to the next phase with slow growth in some locations, no growth in others…

Don’t underestimate the importance of location | Common Investor Mistakes [Video]
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Don’t underestimate the importance of location | Common Investor Mistakes [Video]

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,…

21 Inspiring quotes from Warren Buffet
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21 Inspiring quotes from Warren Buffet

Warren Buffet seems to be one of the most quoted individuals around. This is probably because he’s the world’s most successful investor but also he has some very interesting things to say. Motley Fool recently published a heap of new quotes the Oracle of Omaha gave at the recent Berkshire Hathaway shareholder meeting. Here’s a…

How's our economy performing? | RBA Chart Pack August 2018
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How’s our economy performing? | RBA Chart Pack August 2018

Should you be worried about the Australian economy, your job, your property portfolio, your future? Well…if you follow many of the media commentators, maybe you should be.  They’re worried about our faltering property markets, low inflation and slow wage growth. I’m not sure there’s right – I have a different view based on the fundamentals Each…