The Top 50 Books You Must Read in Your Property Journey

You probably might have already read a lot of the articles on the website. Or maybe you’ve heard me and my guests speak about property development, investments, renovation, et cetera, on our podcast.
Well, I’ve learned so much from my guests, with all their experiences in their own property journey. And that includes what they’ve read or books they’ve pored over to educate themselves.
I didn’t want to keep them to myself—which is why I decided to put this list out there. I want you to benefit from it as much as I have. (And this list is actually just the tip of the iceberg.)
The following books are in alphabetical order because we know each one has merit on its own. Again, we’ve placed the chosen titles here based on the recommendations of the many successful investors and developers who we have learned from.
So without further ado, here are the top 50 books we absolutely recommend that you read in your property journey.
 7 Steps to Wealth

Book #1. 7 Steps to Wealth

The Vital Difference Between Property and Real Estate
Author: 
John L. Fitzgerald
Booktopia Rating: 
5 out of 5 stars
Why You Should Read It: If you’re one to up your real estate know-how, then you should take this off the shelf the next time you’re shopping for property investment books. John L. Fitzgerald uses the Warren Buffet’s principle for compound ground and puts it in the context of property investors in Australia. You’ll see the time-proven strategy Fitzgerald used in his property journey for over 35 years in the book. (Plus, here’s a trivia: It’s the only real estate book in Australia that’s recommended by three of the country’s property billionaires!)
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(Yes, it’s also available in audiobook!)

Book #2. Ask and It is Given: Learning to Manifest Your Desires

Authors: Esther and Jerry Hicks
Amazon Rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars
Why You Should Read It: Yes, I know what you’re thinking. What’s this book got to do with property investments and development? Well, it may not directly inform you or educate you on how to do developments and investments. But it may provide you with unique insights that can help you pursue your property goals with gusto and dedication. You never know—this resource can help you in your property journey, just as it once helped successful property investor and developer Trent Giumelli.
GRAB YOUR COPY HERE: Ask and It is Given: Learning to Manifest Your Desires

Book #3. Atomic Habits

Author: James Clear
Amazon Rating: 4.2 out of 5 stars
Why You Should Read It: This one’s a good one and one of my favourites. I’ve read it 3 times already!
There’s a reason why it sold over 300,000 copies in the first three months of publication and why it stayed on the New York Times best-sellers list for eight months. People from different backgrounds, organisations and businesses all over the world have applied the principles and strategies Clear lays out in the book and seen the changes that led to significant results. If you want to make waves in your property journey (and even personal life!), pick up a copy of this book and read how you can improve your productivity and develop systems to make lasting, sustainable efficiency.
GRAB YOUR COPY HERE: Atomic Habits
(Yes, it’s also available in audiobook!)

Book #4. Becoming Supernatural: How Common People Are Doing the Uncommon

Author: Dr. Joe Dispenza
Amazon Rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars
Why You Should Read It: In this book, best-selling author Dispenza delves into how ordinary or ‘common’ people are doing ‘uncommon things’ to see transformation in their lives. He invites readers to step into the realm of infinite possibilities. Regardless of your background and what you’re doing—investor or not—you can check out the disciplines and tools offered in this resource. Then put to the test the author’s practical exercises and step-by-step pointers to make positive changes in your own property journey.
GRAB YOUR COPY HERE: Becoming Supernatural: How Common People Are Doing the Uncommon
(Yes, it’s also available in audiobook!)

Book #5. Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear

Author: Elizabeth Gilbert
Amazon Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars
Why You Should Read It: Let’s admit it: We all need creativity in our lives—yes, even in our business deals and efforts to build our investment portfolios. Reading this book opens your world to a perspective of creative wonder and empowerment. The author, who is also behind the best-selling book Eat Pray Love, shares her process and inspiration that can help steer you towards better habits and mindfulness in your projects and investments.
GRAB YOUR COPY HERE: Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear
(Yes, it’s also available in audiobook!)

Book #6. Building Wealth Story by Story

Author: Jan Somers
Goodreads Rating: 3.33 out of 5 stars
Why You Should Read It: True, this resource is a classic ‘oldy but goody’. Released in 1998, it still packs a lot of punch today in giving property newbies and veterans alike the basic knowledge they need when venturing into ‘the business’ of building wealth through investment properties. Somers, who is also an experienced and successful investor herself, shares 101 true stories of property investors who’ve found their success and learned from their failures. Readers, young and old, of this classic can definitely learn from the experiences of those who’ve gone before them in the same journey.
GRAB YOUR COPY HERE: Building Wealth Story by Story

Book #7. Ego is the Enemy

Author: Ryan Holiday
Amazon Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars
Why You Should Read It: This book tackles the idea that the enemy we most often face in reaching success and living a full life is our ego. So this resource is an excellent read for those who don’t want to be held back by their own inner enemy—especially in the grand pursuit of success and fulfilment. It contains examples and stories garnered from history to literature. And when you apply in practical terms the lessons you get from this book, in the words of the writer himself, ‘you will be less invested in the story you tell about your own specialness, and as a result, you will be liberated to accomplish the world-changing work you’ve set out to achieve.’
GRAB YOUR COPY HERE: Ego is the Enemy
(Yes, it’s also available in audiobook!)

Book #8. From 0 to 130 Properties in 3.5 Years

Author: Steve McKnight
Amazon Rating: 4.2 out of 5 stars
Why You Should Read It: Successful property investor Steve McKnight cracks a window and gives invaluable insight to readers on how he accumulated 130 properties in just a period of 3.5 years. This book has been a great resource for a lot of investors.
In fact, it’s notably Australia’s highest-selling book on real estate to date—with more than 160,000 copies sold. Yes, it would definitely benefit you to have it on your bookshelf. (Check out the revised edition, which has 16 brand new chapters to help you navigate the ins-and-outs of investing in properties in today’s world!)
GRAB YOUR COPY HERE: From 0 to 130 Properties in 3.5 Years

Book #9. Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity

Author: David Allen
Amazon Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
Why You Should Read It: Wouldn’t it be nice to feel stress-free and be productive at the same time? Well, look no further. David Allen shares legit proven methods he’s done himself to get things done—even when your daily schedule is unfortunately interrupted by unfortunate circumstances. This resource highlights Allen’s system to help you master the demands of your life with a clear mind and organised thoughts. Read about his key strategies, practical tips and inspirations on how you can be productive (yes, even in your property journey) and, at the same time, relaxed or stress-free while you’re doing it.
GRAB YOUR COPY HERE: Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity
(Yes, it’s also available in audiobook!)

Book #10. Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

Author: Ryan Holiday
Amazon Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars
Why You Should Read It: This book tackles the idea that the enemy we most often face in reaching success and living a full life is our ego. So this resource is an excellent read for those who don’t want to be held back by their own inner enemy—especially in the grand pursuit of success and fulfilment. It contains examples and stories garnered from history to literature. And when you apply in practical terms the lessons you get from this book, in the words of the writer himself, ‘you will be less invested in the story you tell about your own specialness, and as a result, you will be liberated to accomplish the world-changing work you’ve set out to achieve.’
GRAB YOUR COPY HERE: Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance
(Yes, it’s also available in audiobook!)

Book #11. How to Create an Income for Life

Author: Margaret Lomas
Amazon Rating: 2.6 out of 5 stars
Why You Should Read It: Straight out of this book is the unique time-proven approach to long-term wealth creation that Margaret Lomas and her husband have applied themselves. It’s a helpful resource to get the know-how on taking advantage of home equity, on implementing the relevant borrowing strategy which can help quickly eliminate debt, and on following a practical approach you can employ to invest in positive cashflow property. And the end goal of what’s written in the book is to help its readers ‘create an income for life’ ultimately.
GRAB YOUR COPY HERE: How to Create an Income for Life

Book #12. How to Grow a Multi-Million Dollar Property Portfolio – In Your Spare Time

Author: Michael Yardney
Amazon Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
Why You Should Read It: Leading expert in wealth creation and investment property Michael Yardney shares his insights, perspectives and strategies in this must-read for newbies and experienced investors alike.
You want to know how to buy below market value and add value for immediate profit? Then check out this book. Want to employ an actionable step-by-step plan that can help you gain real wealth through investing in properties? Yep, get this book. Learn about Yardney’s techniques and advanced strategies that can potentially boost you on your way to building your portfolio with efficiency and success.
GRAB YOUR COPY HERE: How to Grow a Multi-Million Dollar Property Portfolio – In Your Spare Time

Book #13. How to Win at the Sport of Business: If I Can Do It, You Can Do It

Author: Mark Cuban
Amazon Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
Why You Should Read It: You may know Mark Cuban as one of the top or ‘main shark investors’ on the popular television series, Shark Tank. As a billionaire and American entrepreneur, he certainly knows what it takes to be successful. They may be considered unconventional, but Mark’s ideas on how to thrive in business or to be an entrepreneur (or practically anything that you do!) will inspire its readers from different backgrounds. This unique resource basically works as a practical handbook for anyone interested in ‘up-ing’ their game on the road to business success. Plus, when you read this one, you’ll get to look at the inside story of Cuban’s incredible rags-to-riches story!
GRAB YOUR COPY HERE: How to Win at the Sport of Business: If I Can Do It, You Can Do It
(Yes, it’s also available in audiobook!)

Book #14. How to Win Friends & Influence People

Author: Dale Carnegie
Amazon Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars
Why You Should Read It: Another classic book makes it on our list of top 50 books you must read in your property journey. Dale Carnegie just tells it as it is on winning friends and influencing people. And why do you, as an investor or developer, need this book? Well, on your road to property success, you’re going to need friends and work with new people. It wouldn’t hurt to step up in the way you handle different personalities and interact well and respectfully with others who don’t necessarily share your viewpoints in life. This good read is definitely a win for you not only as a businessman or investor but also as a human being in general. So, grab your copy on your next book shopping run.
GRAB YOUR COPY HERE: How to Win Friends & Influence People
(Yes, it’s also available in audiobook!)

Book #15. INNERCISE: The New Science to Unlock Your Brain’s Hidden Power

Author: John Assaraf
Amazon Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars
Why You Should Read It: If you want to transform your mindset and conquer emotional blocks, then this book is for you. John Assaraf’s goal for putting this resource out into the world is to help readers find their full potential and act towards their grand vision for their life. With its science-based techniques, this book can help reinforce the right mindset and unleash the brain’s power to be unstoppable. So, if you believe you are capable of career success or even achieving greatness or, perhaps, more wealth, then dive into the pages of this helpful resource. Discover how to ‘master your inner game’ for the long and short term.
GRAB YOUR COPY HERE: INNERCISE: The New Science to Unlock Your Brain’s Hidden Power
(Yes, it’s also available in audiobook!)

Book #16. More Wealth from Residential Property

Author: Jan Somers
Goodreads Rating: 3.72 out of 5 stars
Why You Should Read It: Another Jan Somers read makes it to our top 50 books to read. In this book, Somers breaks down the basic concept of building your wealth through residential property. She highlights practical and straightforward tips you can follow if you’re new to investing in properties. Although it’s been years since this resource was first published, the basic concepts to build your know-how foundation as a beginner in the field of investment can be found within its pages.
GRAB YOUR COPY HERE: More Wealth from Residential Property

Book #17. Never Split the Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It

Authors: Chris Voss, Tahl Raz
Amazon Rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars
Why You Should Read It: The book’s author, Chris Voss, was once the lead international kidnapping negotiator of the FBI. And in this resource, he with Tahl Raz shares negotiation strategies that have worked in saving lives and can likewise be put into action in the workplace or whatever aspect of anyone’s life. In other words, you can learn the effective and fundamental negotiating skills and techniques from a former FBI negotiator and apply them in getting jobs or dealing with children—and in even building your wealth through investment property!
GRAB YOUR COPY HERE: Never Split the Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It
(Yes, it’s also available in audiobook!)

Book #18. Property Finance Made Simple

Author: Andrew Crossley
Amazon Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
Why You Should Read It: Best-selling author and property guru Andrew Crossley answers a lot of key questions about the Australian property market and the finances included in the journey of a property investor or developer. From someone wanting to buy their first home to building their property portfolio to doing more with their mortgage, this insightful book can take you farther into property success. This resource also tackles the most-often faced challenges brought about by the Australian home affordability crisis and gives you doable steps to get the right mortgage or financing for your property. Like what it says on its cover, this book tells you ‘how to get the loan you need for the house you want!’
GRAB YOUR COPY HERE: Property Finance Made Simple

Book #19. Purple Cow: Transform Your Business by Being Remarkable

Author: Seth Godin
Amazon Rating: 4.4 out of 5 stars
Why You Should Read It: This excellent read is considered the decade’s best-selling marketing book. And in it, Seth Godin reveals that it’s high time to add a new ‘P’ in the old ‘P’ checklist of marketers—Pricing, Promotion, Publicity—and that’s the ‘Purple Cow’, which is something phenomenal or even unbelievable and counterintuitive. He encourages you to apply a ‘Purple Cow’ in whatever you build, do or create so that you’ll end up with something eye-catching and worthy of marketing. Simply put in the context of a property developer or investor, you’re either a ‘purple cow’ or not—amazing or mediocre. And Godin says that the choice is always in your hands.
GRAB YOUR COPY HERE: Purple Cow: Transform Your Business by Being Remarkable
(Yes, it’s also available in audiobook!)

Book #20. Ready, Fire, Aim: Zero to $100 Million in No Time Flat

Author: Michael Masterson
Amazon Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars
Why You Should Read It: Learn from the best-selling author and multi-millionaire Michael Masterson on succeeding in your business endeavours. In this book, he reveals an outline strategy that helps small businesses go through the stages of growth. And he highlights different key skills you’ll find valuable to excel in a dynamic environment—which you can readily apply in your pursuit of success and excellence in your property journey.
GRAB YOUR COPY HERE: Ready, Fire, Aim: Zero to $100 Million in No Time Flat
(Yes, it’s also available in audiobook!)

Book #21. Rich Dad Poor Dad: What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not!

Author: Robert T. Kiyosaki
Amazon Rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars
Why You Should Read It: Without any doubt, this book has been on anyone’s personal top finance read list in the past 20 years. It’s been translated into many languages and sold all over the globe. Robert Kiyosaki shares his story and experience in growing up with his birth father and the father of his best friend—two dads who veritably shaped his viewpoint about investing and money. This timeless resource will debunk money myths that often discourage people and explain to readers the difference between making money work for you and working for money.
GRAB YOUR COPY HERE: Rich Dad Poor Dad: What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not!
(Yes, it’s also available in audiobook!)

Book #22. Rich Dad's Cashflow Quadrant: Guide to Financial Freedom

Author: Robert T. Kiyosaki
Amazon Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
Why You Should Read It: Here’s another Robert Kiyosaki classic. Read about how you can figure out which quadrant to work from—and make money work for you. Basically, this practical finance resource will give you insight on how to work from the right side of the quadrant, which is through investing and business, and when to work from that side. Perhaps this book is what you currently need to dive into your property journey.
GRAB YOUR COPY HERE: Rich Dad's Cashflow Quadrant: Guide to Financial Freedom
(Yes, it’s also available in audiobook!)

Book #23. Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action

Author: Simon Sinek
Amazon Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
Why You Should Read It: As in all endeavours worthy of pursuing in life, property investment and development must also begin with a ‘Why’. And Simon Senek lays out the universal truth that understanding the ‘why’ behind every movement, idea, service or endeavour is the common denominator among great leaders and successful people like Steve Jobs or the Wright Brothers. So, why are you on your property journey? Perhaps it’s high time to get things into perspective whether you’re early in the property game or farther down the road. Regardless, this inspiring best-selling book is a boon to anyone’s bookshelf.
GRAB YOUR COPY HERE: Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action
(Yes, it’s also available in audiobook!)

Book #24. The 100k Property Plan

Author: Andrew Crossley
Goodreads Rating: 2 out of 5 stars
Why You Should Read It: As it says on its cover, this entry to our top 50 books you must read from Andrew Crossley is ‘the essential guide on the “how to” earn $100,000+ a year from property’. This book is a great resource to any Australian investor or developer looking to be equipped with the knowledge and tools to build a property portfolio and generate passive income for years to come. In fact, Crossley walks his readers through his time-tested system and blueprint to reaching that goal. Do you have a property plan, or are you looking to develop your plan more? Then this book is for you.
GRAB YOUR COPY HERE: The 100k Property Plan

Book #25. The 10X Rule: The Only Difference Between Success and Failure

Author: Grant Cardone
Amazon Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars
Why You Should Read It: Now, do you know the difference between success and failure? Well, this valuable resource can help further define the line between the two and give you practical insight into genuine success. This book simply takes anyone who doesn’t want to ‘settle for the ordinary’ into a whole new level. In fact, Grant Cardone reveals the principle behind the 10 X Rule, which is the ‘level of action’ that ensures individuals and companies to realise their dreams and goals. So, if you’re ready to remove chance and luck from any business undertaking—and even in your property journey—and pin down massive success, then grab a copy of this book today.
GRAB YOUR COPY HERE: The 10X Rule: The Only Difference Between Success and Failure
(Yes, it’s also available in audiobook!)

Book #26. The 4-Hour Work Week: Escape the 9-5, Live Anywhere and Join the New Rich

Author: Timothy Ferriss
Amazon Rating: 4.4 out of 5 stars
Why You Should Read It: The book’s back aptly gives a ‘WARNING’ that says: ‘DO NOT READ THIS BOOK UNLESS YOU WANT A NEW WAY OF LIVING’. In a time when everyone is trying to either get ahead in life or leave the rat race, this book gives the blueprint you need to work less—and live more—without sabotaging your finances in the short and long run. If you want to know how Tim Ferriss went from earning $40,000 each year by working 80 hours each week to making $40,000 EACH MONTH by working only 4 hours each week, then take a gander of exploring the secrets revealed in this book.
GRAB YOUR COPY HERE: The 4-Hour Work Week: Escape the 9-5, Live Anywhere and Join the New Rich
(Yes, it’s also available in audiobook!)

Book #27. The 5 Second Rule: Transform your Life, Work, and Confidence with Everyday Courage

Author: Mel Robbins
Amazon Rating: 4.4 out of 5 stars
Why You Should Read It: This book boasts of being an international best-seller with the confident declaration that it contains ‘the fastest way to change your life’. If you’ve arrived at the point in your life where you realise you want to boost your confidence and courage more to enrich your life, then this book may be what you need. According to Mel Robbins, there’s ‘one simple tool’ that we can each use to become our best selves—and that we can use it in just five seconds! And yes, it can benefit you in your property journey as well. This excellent resource will definitely help boost you and your team’s engagement, collaboration and, most of all, your productivity.

GRAB YOUR COPY HERE: The 5 Second Rule: Transform your Life, Work, and Confidence with Everyday Courage
(Yes, it’s also available in audiobook!)

Book #28. The Alchemist

Author: Paulo Coelho
Amazon Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars
Why You Should Read It: Fiction novel readers know this one from our list. It’s considered as a modern classic and, of course, an international best-seller. Coelho’s notable book is a great break from the sometimes monotonous traps in life. Readers get to follow the experiences of Santiago who travels in search of a treasure—but then ultimately finds something even more rewarding. And, if at the end you feel like you didn’t really get anything from reading the novel, at least you’d have enjoyed a good story. (Because, let’s face it, who doesn’t like a good story?)
GRAB YOUR COPY HERE: The Alchemist
(Yes, it’s also available in audiobook!)

Book #29. The Armchair Guide to Property Investing

Authors: Ben Kingsley, Bryce Holdaway
Amazon Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars
Why You Should Read It: If you’re looking for a toolkit on the road to property journey success, then you need to pick up Kingsley and Holdaway’s book. The two authors, who are both property investors in Australia, share their time-proven smart investment strategies matched with different case studies in this resource. The advice or tips found in this book’s pages are bound to help people who are new to the property investment world or who already are well into it.
GRAB YOUR COPY HERE: The Armchair Guide to Property Investing

Book #30. The Barefoot Investor: The Only Money Guide You'll Ever Need

Author: Scott Pape
Amazon Rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars
Why You Should Read It: Scott Pape offers readers a practical formula and workable financial plan they can use in investing their money efficiently. He gives the basics on the way you can save up a six-figure home deposit in just 20 months or how to double your income by using what he calls the ‘Trapeze Strategy’. Plus, he shares stories from everyday Australian Joes and Janes who’ve done the steps he lays down in this book and reached incredible results at the end. If you want to know how to ‘manage your money in 10 minutes a week’, then this book may just be for you in your property journey.
GRAB YOUR COPY HERE: The Barefoot Investor: The Only Money Guide You'll Ever Need
(Yes, it’s also available in audiobook!)

Book #31. The Big Leap: Conquer Your Hidden Fear and Take Life to the Next Level

Author: Gay Hendricks
Amazon Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars
Why You Should Read It: If the title itself doesn’t convince you to read through this book from cover to cover, then I don’t know what will. Taking a big leap for anything in life—like, let’s say, investing in properties or adding to your already robust portfolio—takes guts. And that means conquering any fear that might be hindering you from achieving the best you can be or have in your life. If investing in properties is causing different fears in you to bubble up to the top, then it’s time to nip them in the bud and overcome them. Let New York Times best-selling author Gay Hendricks with this book guide and help you take your own life to the next level and unleash your greatness.
GRAB YOUR COPY HERE: The Big Leap: Conquer Your Hidden Fear and Take Life to the Next Level
(Yes, it’s also available in audiobook!)

Book #32. The Laws of Human Nature

Author: Robert Greene
Amazon Rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars
Why You Should Read It: There is a reason why this book proves to be valuable for different readers—from teachers to businessmen, to investors—from all over the globe. It’s because knowing or understanding what drives or motivates people is vital in helping us develop empathy and in interacting well with people. And as a property investor or developer, you need this skill. It actually benefits you in getting farther along the road to property success. This timeless resource reveals clever and brilliant approaches to self-improvement, purpose development and success.
GRAB YOUR COPY HERE: The Laws of Human Nature
(Yes, it’s also available in audiobook!)

Book #33. The Law of Success

Author: Napoleon Hill
Amazon Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars
Why You Should Read It: This book is considered as the precursor to Napoleon Hill’s book, Think and Grow Rich. If you’re experiencing difficulty, especially in challenging economic times, this classic resource will give you insight on how to succeed with an edge. The 16 lessons that Hill lays out in its pages show the main differences between people who’ve achieved success in their lifetime and those who’ve simply meandered through.
GRAB YOUR COPY HERE: The Law of Success
(Yes, it’s also available in audiobook!)

Book #34. The Lean Startup

Author: Eric Ries
Amazon Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
Why You Should Read It: This unique resource dives into what makes startups succeed and how a strategic approach to building your company can help pave your path to sustainable business success. Eric Ries pinpoints valuable lean manufacturing lessons and proven practices that can help any entrepreneur steer their companies in the right direction—especially pivot, when necessary. So how can this book benefit property developers or investors? Well, if entrepreneurs can use innovation to continually create successful businesses today, then today’s investors or developers can learn a thing or two on how they can use continuous innovation in their own context in investing in properties.
GRAB YOUR COPY HERE: The Lean Startup
(Yes, it’s also available in audiobook!)

Book #35. The Millionaire Fastlane: Crack the Code to Wealth and Live Rich for a Lifetime!

Author: MJ DeMarco
Amazon Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars
Why You Should Read It: This international best-seller boasts of cracking the code to financial success. DeMarco explains why many entrepreneurs don’t succeed, and he shares how to quickly put the odds in your favour. He also draws the curtain from the real deal about why many gurus sayings like ‘do what you love’ or ‘follow your passion’ will most probably not make you rich in the long run. So, if you want to check out DeMarco’s insights on ‘how to live rich for a lifetime’, grab this book from the shelf now.
GRAB YOUR COPY HERE: The Millionaire Fastlane: Crack the Code to Wealth and Live Rich for a Lifetime!
(Yes, it’s also available in audiobook!)

Book #36. The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari

Author: Robin Sharma
Amazon Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
Why You Should Read It: Here’s another best-seller on our top 50 books to read in your property journey. Its story is based on the writer’s own journey in search of his purpose, which teaches readers how to live a full life, find joy and grab on to destiny. And who doesn’t want to hear an inspiring tale that can help spur any reader forward in their own property journey? Let this book encourage you to live with balance and greater courage. (Here’s a trivia—Paulo Coelho describes the book as: ‘A captivating story that teaches as it delights.’)
GRAB YOUR COPY HERE: The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari
(Yes, it’s also available in audiobook!)

Book #37. The Obstacle is the Way: The Ancient Art of Turning Adversity to Advantage

Author: Ryan Holiday
Amazon Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
Why You Should Read It: Ryan Holiday, who is considered a modern guru, takes you by the hand and urges you to courageously face your obstacles head-on with this book. With this excellent read, he eloquently shares how we can draw from the Stoic philosophy in whatever situation we find ourselves in and so realise that what we consider as blocks or obstacles in our lives can actually open new paths that are often better. If you’re feeling discouraged by challenges in your own property journey, then enjoy poring over the valuable and inspirational insights in this book.
GRAB YOUR COPY HERE: The Obstacle is the Way: The Ancient Art of Turning Adversity to Advantage
(Yes, it’s also available in audiobook!)

Book #38. The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business

Author: Charles Duhigg
Amazon Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars
Why You Should Read It: Here’s another New York Times best-seller to add to your collection. Its author, Charles Duhigg, delves into the potential of human nature and the key to make any lasting achievement and productivity. Yes, this instant classic also reveals the science and the HOWs and WHYs of habits transforming lives as well as businesses. (Tip: Perhaps you can read this insightful book before or after Atomic Habits—they may just perfectly go hand-in-hand in your property journey today).
GRAB YOUR COPY HERE: The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business
(Yes, it’s also available in audiobook!)

Book #39. The Power of Positive Doing: A Practical Approach to Performance Psychology

Author: Dr. Phil Jauncey
Amazon Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
Why You Should Read It: The simple yet effective objective of this book is to show each reader that we can achieve high performance regardless of our emotional or mental states. From playing sports to playing instruments, to working with people, to managing your business (or investments!) and dealing with children, readers can apply Dr. Phil Jauncey’s practical methodology for high performance readily. Like what it says in the title, you’re going to learn about ‘the power of positive doing’—in whatever aspect of your life—within the pages of this meaty resource.
GRAB YOUR COPY HERE: The Power of Positive Doing: A Practical Approach to Performance Psychology

Book #40. The Richest Man In Babylon (Original Edition)

Author: George S. Clason
Amazon Rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars
Why You Should Read It: Considered as one of the classic inspirational works on personal wealth and financial planning, this ‘oldie but goodie’ is a celebrated best-seller. It provides readers with an in-depth grasp as well as a solution to one’s financial problems. With the overall content based on ‘Babylonian parables’, the book and the concepts it lays out are easy to read and informative on the matter of saving and earning money—and making money. Reading this classic will surely be a great addition to your property journey.
GRAB YOUR COPY HERE: The Richest Man In Babylon (Original Edition)
(Yes, it’s also available in audiobook!)

Book #41. The Slight Edge: Turning Simple Disciplines into Massive Success & Happiness

Author: Jeff Olson
Amazon Rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars
Why You Should Read It: Do you have ‘the slight edge’ in your own life? Well, Jeff Olson contends that this ‘slight edge’ is ‘the key’ to making every book you read and every tool you use for self-development ultimately work. Yes, it’s all about processing small bits of information and they compound into big results—and how these can veritably impact your life towards success or failure. In other words, if you want to learn and experience life-altering dynamics to positively impact your daily life, then this excellent resource can help point you in that direction. (Trivia: Pick up the Australian edition of this book the next time you’re book shopping.)
GRAB YOUR COPY HERE: The Slight Edge: Turning Simple Disciplines into Massive Success & Happiness
(Yes, it’s also available in audiobook!)

Book #42. The Strangest Secret

Author: Earl Nightingale
Amazon Rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars
Why You Should Read It: Earl Nightingale shares ‘the strangest secret’ in what is considered a compilation of motivational works in this book. And this secret is said to help its readers live in a new way wherein abundance and riches beyond their dreams will pour over them—in terms of money, peace and success in life. But I won’t tell you what that ‘strangest secret’ is… You’ve got to find that out about yourself.
GRAB YOUR COPY HERE: The Strangest Secret
(Yes, it’s also available in audio CD!)

Book #43. The Strategy Book: Create a Strategic Mindset and Future-Proof Your Business

Author: John Hale
Amazon Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
Why You Should Read It: This book can guide you through your property journey with the many ideas, illustrations and insights found in its pages. Re-thinking this digital age and how you plot out the right strategy is needed to face today’s challenges efficiently. And this great resource can help take you through the necessary steps to develop the right mindset. With its 20 easy-to-read notes and actionable points, you can excel in your business, combine speed, focus, and influence to execute strategy with efficiency, and be more mindful of your environment and look beyond the present—basically, to ‘futureproof your business’, as it says in the title.
GRAB YOUR COPY HERE: The Strategy Book: Create a Strategic Mindset and Future-Proof Your Business
(Yes, it’s also available in audiobook!)

Book #44. The Way of the Spiritual Entrepreneur: The 7 Secrets to Becoming Fearless, Stress Free and Unshakable in Business and in Life

Author: Pauline Nguyen
Amazon Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
Why You Should Read It: Pauline Nguyen, one of the most successful entrepreneurs in Australia, has certainly attained financial success while being fulfilled spiritually and happy at the same time. And that’s exactly what she shares in this book, which includes strategies and tools that will highly encourage you to conquer your fears, break free from stress and achieve business success. (Plus, here’s a trivia: This great resource won the 2019 ‘Best Entrepreneurship and Small Business Book’ award of the Australian Business Book Awards.) So, grab a copy, and learn the seven secrets to gain a competitive edge in your property journey today.
GRAB YOUR COPY HERE: The Way of the Spiritual Entrepreneur: The 7 Secrets to Becoming Fearless, Stress Free and Unshakable in Business and in Life
(Yes, it’s also available in audiobook!)

Book #45. Think and Grow Rich!

Author: Napoleon Hill
Amazon Rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars
Why You Should Read It: This notable classic has sold over 80 million copies worldwide. To illustrate the insights and practical lessons in this book, Napoleon Hill uses or draws from the life experiences of successes like Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, Andrew Carnegie and many more. This remarkable resource has undoubtedly stood the test of time since it not only tells you the principles you must know, but it also shows you exactly how to apply them to attain lasting and genuine success in your own life.
GRAB YOUR COPY HERE: Think and Grow Rich!
(Yes, it’s also available in audiobook!)

Book #46. Think Like: An Insight Into How 21 of the World’s Top 21st Century Business Leaders Think & Win

Author: Aaron Sansoni
Amazon Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
Why You Should Read It: Do you want to learn from the best and get an insider’s look at their strategies and mindsets? Then look no further. This incredible book is for you. Whether you’re a mom, dad, single, married, employee, property investor or developer, you’re going to find this resource a gem of a find. Learn from the failures and grand slams from the several great thinkers, entrepreneurs and business leaders in the 21st century. Yes, you can continue improving and take action for the better.
GRAB YOUR COPY HERE: Think Like: An Insight Into How 21 of the World’s Top 21st Century Business Leaders Think & Win

Book #47. Three Feet from Gold: Turn Your Obstacles into Opportunities!

Authors: Sharon L. Lechter, Dr. Greg S. Reid
Amazon Rating: 4.9 out of 5 stars
Why You Should Read It: This book from Sharon L. Lechter and Dr. Greg S. Reid is a great partner to read with Napoleon’s book Think and Grow Rich. The authors lay out a story of an entrepreneur who finds himself following Napoleon’s steps after an auspicious meeting with a prominent businessman. And this young man finds himself on a journey toward financial, spiritual and personal growth. If you’re ready to find yourself ‘three feet from gold’ in your own property journey, then this timely read is for you.
GRAB YOUR COPY HERE: Three Feet from Gold: Turn Your Obstacles into Opportunities!
(Yes, it’s also available in audiobook!)

Book #48. Total Recall: My Unbelievably True Life Story

Author: Arnold Schwarzenegger
Amazon Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars
Why You Should Read It: If you want to have a break from reading technical resource books and learn practical tips while being entertained by one of the most successful movie stars in the world, then grab a copy of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s autobiography. With his own voice, he candidly shares the ups and downs of his life alongside the lessons he’s learned along the way. Though not all readers who come upon this book are actors or bodybuilders, anyone—yes, even developers and investors alike—can discover the secrets that make a person reach his or her best self regardless of circumstances.
GRAB YOUR COPY HERE: Total Recall: My Unbelievably True Life Story
(Yes, it’s also available in audiobook!)

Book #49. Work Less, Make More: The counter-intuitive approach to building a profitable business, and a life you actually love

Author: James Schramko
Amazon Rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars
Why You Should Read It: James Schramko reveals relevant advice and systems that will teach you to leverage yourself to rise above any barrier and break down all obstacles in your pursuit of success. This book will coach you through the primary objective of earning more money while at the same time reducing your work hours! In other words, you can learn the how-tos to efficiently make more money even if you’re working fewer hours each week. It sounds counterintuitive, yes. But it isn't impossible. Check it out for yourself.
GRAB YOUR COPY HERE: Work Less, Make More: The counter-intuitive approach to building a profitable business, and a life you actually love
(Yes, it’s also available in audiobook!)

Book #50. You Can Heal Your Life

Author: Louise Hay
Amazon Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars
Why You Should Read It: Best-selling author and one of the well-known leaders in the field of self-help Louise Hay shares her personal experience of how she ‘cured herself’ when she was diagnosed with cancer. She offers this message in this book: ‘If we are willing to do the mental work, almost anything can be healed.’ So, how does this resource fit into your property journey? It’s simple: Having the right mindset when investing in or developing properties is one of the essential things you must have to gain success in your journey. And if you’re having trouble cultivating the right perspective on that, then this book may help you along the way.
GRAB YOUR COPY HERE: You Can Heal Your Life
(Yes, it’s also available in audiobook!)

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