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Michael Yardney a #1 best selling author and Australia’s leading expert in the psychology of success and wealth creation. His opinions are frequently quoted in the media as he challenges traditional financial advice with innovative ideas on investment, personal finance and wealth creation. Michael’s wisdom stems from his substantial personal success and experience as well as from mentoring over 2,000 business people, investors and entrepreneurs over the last decade.

In 2015 he was voted Australia’s best property investment educator and mentor at the inaugural Investors Choice Awards.

In 2011 we was voted Australia’s leading property investment adviser by readers of Your Investment Property magazine.

He is Australia’s most published property author and has probably educated more successful property investors than anyone else in Australia. But he is not a theorist…

Michael Yardney is a successful property investor and property developer and a director of Metropole Property Investment Strategists Over the years the team at Metropole has been involved in over 2 billion dollars worth of property transactions creating wealth for their clients.

He is the publisher of Australia’s leading property investment and personal finance blog  “Property Update” –www.PropertyUpdate.com.au – with over 100,000 subscribers and author of the runaway best selling book, “How to Grow a Multi Million Dollar Property Portfolio in your spare time”.

Michael Yardney is also author of the top selling books:

  • Michael Yardney’s Guide To Getting Rich
  • Michael Yardney’s Rules of Property
  • What every property investor needs to know about finance, tax and the law
  • Thriving not just Surviving in Changing Times and
  • The Australian Guide to Buying and Selling your Home

Find out more about Michael Yardney’s books.

Michael Yardney writes regular columns for Yahoo Finance, SmartCompany Business Insider and Australian Property Investor Magazine.

In fact his opinions as a property commentator have been quoted in all major Australian daily newspapers and financial magazines and he regularly gives his views on wealth creation and the property markets on the radio. Michael Yardney is also a regular keynote speaker at property conferences in Australia and South East Asia.

In his early 20’s, he bought his first investment property without a deposit and not understanding the rules of the game. Now over 40 years later, Michael Yardney has gone on to build his own multi-million dollar investment property portfolio. In 1979 he established Metropole Properties which has become Australia’s leading firms of independent property investment strategists with buyers agent offices in MelbourneSydney & Brisbane.

At a glance

Michael Yardney’s opinions as a property commentator have been featured in radio programs throughout Australia and in the following publications:

  • The Bulletin, BRW, Money, Australian Property Investor, Wealth Creator, Your Investment Property, Your Mortgage and National Accountant magazines.
  • The Australian Financial Review, Age, Australian, Sydney Morning Herald, Brisbane Courier Mail, Western Australian, Adelaide Advertiser, Canberra Times, Darwin Times and Herald Sun newspapers.
  • SmartCompany, www.RealEstate.com.au, www.Domain.com.au, Property Review, Real Estate TalkYahoo Finance and Property Update e-magazines.

He has been a keynote speaker at many major property conferences in Australia and SE Asia including:

  • Wealth Retreat
  • Annual Property & Economic Update seminars in 5 states around Australia
  • The World Property Summit in Asia in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
  • Wealth Creator Magazine property seminars
  • Property Development & Renovations Workshop
  • The “Real World” Real Estate workshop in Melbourne for the last 8 years
  • Law and Finance’s Property Development Seminar
  • The Melbourne, Sydney, Perth & Brisbane Property Expos
  • The New Zealand Investors Federation Annual Conference
  • The Reno Kings’ Property to the Max Workshops in Brisbane and Sydney.

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