Today, I answer the frequently asked question of how many properties do I need to retire.
This just may be the wrong question because the number of properties you need before quitting your job depends on your assets value and how hard your money is working.
To become financially independent you need to build a cash machine by growing a substantial asset base of high growth properties.
These are the steps you take.
- Build your asset base
- Transition to lower loan to value ratios
- Start living off your property portfolio
In my mindset moment, I chat with best selling author Tom Corley about a study that concluded that we are hardwired to be miserable .
Today’s discussion includes:
- How many properties you need to retire
- Calculating how big an asset base you require to get the income you need to live off your property portfolio
- How to create a cash machine with your properties
- Having the right finance strategy
- Having an asset protection plan to see you through the ups and downs
- Following a known, proven and trusted property investment strategy
Mindset Message: We are always striving to improve and better ourselves.
- If human beings are going to be successful, we can’t be happy all the time or we won’t push ourselves to achieve more.
- Michael Yardney
- Rich Habits Poor Habits
- Living Off Equity Calculator
- David Buss
- Thomas C. Corley
“Own a small group of investment grade properties rather than secondary properties” Michael Yardney
“You build a portfolio not to own all of the properties, but to build the lifestyle you want” Michael Yardney
“Buy an asset base and lower your debt” Michael Yardney
Never miss an episode and keep up with all the good things going on at the Michael Yardney podcast by subscribing on iTunes.
You can also subscribe to MichaelYardneyPodcast.com to keep up with the latest information including bonus material that comes out between the podcasts.
Subscribe & don’t miss a single episode of Michael Yardney’s podcast
Hear Michael & a select panel of guest experts discuss property investment, success & money related topics. Subscribe now, whether you're on an Apple or Android handset.
Need help listening to Michael Yardney’s podcast from your phone or tablet?
We have created easy to follow instructions for you whether you're on iPhone / iPad or an Android device.
Prefer to subscribe via email?
Join Michael Yardney's inner circle of daily subscribers and get into the head of Australia's best property investment advisor and a wide team of leading property researchers and commentators.