About Matthew Bateman

Over the last 20 years, Matt has been a successful entrepreneur and a property investor. From his love of property and helping others achieve greatness, he and business partner Luke Harris co-founded The Property Mentors. Together they are currently steering the ship on over $150 million worth of thriving property developments around Australia. Matt is a best-selling author and in-demand presenter, regularly wowing audiences all around Australia who are looking to create real and lasting wealth through smart property investing.

3 Tips to Make Additional Money on Your Property Portfolio

When we’re young, the bulk of our income goes towards paying our bills, mortgage, and lifestyle. As we get closer to retirement, we want to pay for our lifestyles through the financial assets we’ve accrued throughout our lives. Here’s how to accrue some extra funding from your portfolio. Your retirement income may come from [...]

The 3 Biggest Mistakes Made By Most Investors

At The Property Mentors, we choose to make the task of creating real wealth — one that can provide a sustainable level of retirement income — as simple as possible.You see, as a general rule, when we’re younger the bulk of the income needed to fund our lifestyle and pay our bills will come from [...]

By |2018-03-05T21:05:54+11:00February 8th, 2018|Australian Property, Investment Advice|0 Comments

Have You Missed the Bitcoin Boom?

You’d have to be living under a rock not to have heard of the extraordinary gains made by a variety of cryptocurrencies during the latter half of 2017. Despite the earliest forms of cryptocurrencies being created in the mid-nineties, the recent mania has seen an explosion in cryptocurrencies totaling almost 50 by my last count. [...]

Achieving Your New Year Resolutions: The Hidden Power of the 1%ers!

Welcome back! We trust you have all had a safe, relaxing and enjoyable break — and are ready to rock for 2018! Personally, I spent the break relaxing and recharging for the year ahead with my partner on the beautiful South Island of New Zealand. Without sounding like I’m working for the New Zealand Tourism [...]

The Past, Present, and Future of the Australian Property Markets

To see what’s coming in 2018 and prepare ourselves in the best possible way, we’ve got to understand the context. So as this year comes to a close, let’s take stock of 2017 with a view to look ahead at the year to come. Perhaps the biggest single global economic event to happen in 2017 [...]

What Does Your Fridge Say About You?

I want to let you all in on a little pet enjoyment of mine: I love all the obscure celebrations that are observed each year. For example, there’s International Fun at Work Day (1 April), International Talk Like A Pirate Day (18 September) or Wear Brown Shoes Day (4 December). Some celebrations even last a [...]

By |2018-01-31T19:08:33+11:00November 15th, 2017|Property Investment|Comments Off on What Does Your Fridge Say About You?

Founder: Ray Kroc’s Success Story

I just finished watching the movie Founder; based on the story of Ray Kroc and the birth of McDonald’s. The movie was interesting in many ways, and I took away a few insights relevant to our quest as property investors. Throughout the movie they referenced this quote from former US President Calvin Coolidge: “Nothing [...]

By |2018-01-31T19:09:11+11:00November 1st, 2017|Property Investment|Comments Off on Founder: Ray Kroc’s Success Story

Rich vs Wealthy: Is There a Difference?

When I was younger, I thought I wanted to be rich, only to discover that in fact what I wanted was to become wealthy. So what’s the difference? Obviously, the terms rich and wealthy are often used interchangeably. You may have heard the term “stinking rich” as opposed to “stinking wealthy”, so maybe the [...]

By |2018-01-31T19:10:33+11:00October 11th, 2017|Property Investment, Wealth Creation|Comments Off on Rich vs Wealthy: Is There a Difference?

Let’s Start at the Beginning…

I just spent the last few weeks touring Australia providing our unique brand of property investment education to investors looking to take their results to the next level. I usually start these events by asking the audience the following question: “What do you think you need to know to get better results in the [...]

By |2018-01-31T19:10:58+11:00October 1st, 2017|Property Investment|Comments Off on Let’s Start at the Beginning…

A Non-Level Playing Field

Finally! Someone else has come and said what we have been saying for years: Australia's housing markets are not operating on a level playing field. On Tuesday, the Committee for Economic Development of Australia found that Australia’s worsening housing affordability is unlikely to improve for 40 years under current policies. Driven largely by population [...]

By |2018-01-31T19:12:54+11:00September 1st, 2017|Australian Property, In the news, Property Investment|Comments Off on A Non-Level Playing Field

A Little Pressure Goes a Long Way

September is here and spring is coming! The month starts with Father’s Day, and we close out the month with something most dads love — the Footy Finals! Can you believe how fast this year is passing and that Footy Finals are about to start? Every year around this time, the cream of crop rises [...]

By |2018-01-31T19:17:03+11:00September 1st, 2017|Investment Advice, Property Investment|Comments Off on A Little Pressure Goes a Long Way