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Have you wondered what the smart money is doing at present? I’ll tell you … - featured image
By Michael Yardney

Have you wondered what the smart money is doing at present? I’ll tell you …

Have you ever wondered what the smart money is doing in property at present to best position itself?

On the one hand, strategic property investors are positioning themselves to take advantage opportunities that will be available in our property markets over the next year or to make money

And on the other hand they don’t want to get caught out by some of the economic challenges ahead.

In fact, this has been something that I’ve been looking at carefully and I've asked many of my colleagues, people who are some of the brightest, most successful investors and entrepreneurs in Australia...

And it's interesting how so many of us have reached the same conclusions.

I want to share some of these conclusions with you here today

In fact, I'm going to say something that may surprise you…

Over the next few years, the smart money is going to position itself to get set to make what I call "Lifetime Money".Concept of money growing from coins

Lifetime Money is when you set up your assets correctly so that they grow to build your “Cash Machine” that will one day comfortably replace your personal exertion income.

However, this isn't going to be easy for the average person to do.

In fact, the average person will never make Lifetime Money; rather they'll be working all their lifetime for money...

You see, the average person isn't willing to pay the price to put themselves into a position to even see, let alone take advantage of the opportunities that come their way.

The average person simply passively floats along, either hiding from the unpleasant facts or distracting themselves.

A direct question that puts it all into perspective...

If you're not willing to step up and take charge of your own financial and money life, who will?

Will the government? I don't think they're in any position to help you – in fact they’re planning to make you work longer before they help you out.

Will your family? Chances are they'll need you to help them out!

So who is it up to?

Just one person... YOU!

If you're willing to step up and take responsibility for your financial future then these few years may just be the single most important time ever for you to create your Lifetime Money.

This is why I have been so clear in my recommendations for you to join us in June at Wealth Retreat 2021 because it's the single best way I know to spend an intense, focused five day period together, giving you the specific tools, strategies, and peers to use the new property and economic cycle as your opportunity time.

It’s not a selling event – it’s a training with the best faculty of property, wealth and business experts I could put together. In fact it’s Australia’s longest running advanced wealth event.

If you haven't signed up yet, click here now, read all about Wealth Retreat including my  my money back guarantee and grab express your interest as this is an invitation only event and I chat with everyone who is keen to join us.  Either leave your detials on line or by emailing Jo Fitt [email protected] or better still call her on 03 9591 8888.

This property cycle is turning out to be different to previous property cycles.

Of course every property cycle is different from previous ones. History doesn't really repeat itself.

But having invested for almost 50 years now I've gained a level of perspective that will allow  me to make the most of the current stage of the cycle.

I know the markets are surging at present, yet if history repeats itself, many investors will miss out - and some will lose out badley.

While a rising tide will lift all ships, which means that over the next few years the value of many properties will increase, I love Warren Buffet’s saying… “It’s only when thehouse cycle illustration design tide goes out that you see who’s swimming naked.”

I see this over and over again, when the boom fades (and it always does) those owning the wrong type of property are stuck with assets that are not working hard for them or that they can’t sell.

Only yesterday I spoke with Ivan who owns 3 properties in regional  Western Australia and 2 in regional Australia.

He bought them over a decade ago and initially they increased in value, but have since dropped in value significantly and now they’re not even cash flow positive.

He has not increased his equity in 0 years, in fact it has gone down – no Lifetime Money – and he’s stuck.

And unfortunately he can’t sell his properties (no one wants to buy them) and he can't take advantage of the current stage of the property cycle.

In fact he told me he how bad he felt that the recent property boom in some capital cities had "passed him by."

He felt he'd missed out!

"So Michael, Just What Is the Smart Money Doing Right Now?"

That's the $64 million question isn't it...

Here are three things that I'm observing the smart money doing right now:

1. First, the smart money has been gathering itself

The savvy investors I’ve been speaking with have been reviewing their current financial position and refinancing so they can build up their war chests and their financial buffers.

Over the last year or so they’ve been selling underperforming assets, freeing up the cash and taken strategic positions in the market to take advantage of the last stage of this property cycle.

They’re now buying properties in high growth locations - one's with the right demographic of people with rising disposable income and capital city locations with multiple growth drivers likely to cause continuing capital growth .

And then they don't wait for the market to do the heavy lifting.

Instead they “manufacture” capital growth through property developments or renovations.

Yet, still you know what some people are going to say:

"Michael, I'm just too busy to come to Wealth Retreat on June 12th to 16th, even if I did go, I'm sure these ideas wouldn't work for me".

Imagine what this type of attitude could cost you?farm seed soil grow wealth money coin

Take the case of Simon from Sydney, who came along a few years ago….

He already owned a number of properties and now wanted to take his investing to the next level.

After coming to the workshop and learning new skills and ideas, and understanding how to take advantage of the current property markets, she’s just settled on a block of 6 Art Deco apartments.

This block had been owned by the same family for over 40 years making them Lifetime Money.

Now Lynnette will refurbish them and set herself and her family up for the future.

O.K. here’s my next observation on Smart Money...

2. Smart Money intelligently deploys itself for maximum effect

Whether this be by buying solid assets with above average rates of capital growth, or negotiating purchases on favorable terms, or “manufacturing” capital growth and rental returns through renovations or development or simply growing an asset that you already own for maximum effect - Smart Money gets more done with less.

With less risk... with less effort... with less time wasted on the money

This is a major theme that we'll go into detail at my workshop because when you get it, you are forever able to spot the best places to invest your time, energy, and resources.

Are you wondering how you would apply this insight?

First, invest in yourself...

Smart Money understands that the best way to mitigate risk is to learn what you are doing.

As Warren Buffet said: "Risk is not knowing what you are doing".

Second, you need a strategy, a plan, which will allow you to spot the real leverage points in your financial plan.

You can't just "wing it" financially and expect to reach your financial goals.

You need to create a clear plan, including a strategic way of regularly assessing exactly where you are to get you to your goals.

When you join me at Wealth Retreat 201 2 day Property Renovations & Development workshop you'll walk out of the training with exactly this plan—which I’ll personally fine tune with you after the workshop for your situation. (This is one of the early bird bonuses, if you grab one of the early bird spots left – click here now!)

Which leads to the final insight I've observed in my study of Smart Money.

3. Smart Money networks with other Smart Money

Here's another way of saying this:

Your peer group just may have the greatest impact on your financial success of any single variable!

Which is why I have been urging you to join us in Melbourne so that you can instantly upgrade your peer group and mastermind with a whole new level of peers.
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Who are your current peers?

Are they stressed financially?

Are they on track to reach financial independence?

If the answer is no, then you need to do something about it.

To keep on keeping on will not get you to your goals... more of the same will only get you more of the same.

The key is what you are going to do about it.

Now I want to make it even easier for you to do something about it.

Not only will you get the foundational property skills and strategies you need to move up to the next level, but you'll quickly connect with the peer group to help you get there too.

If you’re already an experienced property investor (or a well read beginner) we can help you build from there.

My Property Renovations & Development Workshop is only held once a year – this year it’s October 20th and 21st.

It’s a small classroom environment and it’s a training – NOT a selling event and comes with a proven 12 year track record and my personal money back guarantee.

Click here now, read all about it and reserve one of the last spots now.

Better still, email Jo Fitt – [email protected] or call her on 03 9591 8888 and ask her if it's right for your - she’s explain it all to you.

See you there!

About 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.

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