Skip to content

Michael Sloan Managing Director


As Managing Director of The Successful Investor, Michael brings 20 years of experience in finance and wealth creation. He is is the author of two books, The Formula to Successful Property Investing and Cracking the Real Estate Code. His articles appear on the National Australia Bank (NAB) website and he is regularly quoted in the media.

Michael says that all the lessons learnt from the past 20 years have come from his clients. It is those lessons that helped formulate his formula to successful property investing. Michael is passionate about the impact The Successful Investor can have on your life.

Before his transition to real estate, Michael enjoyed a successful career as a painter and decorator, building his own business in South Australia. He bought his first investment property in his 20’s and is happy to admit he had absolutely no idea what he was doing. His main focus in his career is to pass on the knowledge to his clients he wished someone taught him when he was younger. Michael is married to fellow TSI Director Laurel Sloan and together they have two sons Joshua, a school teacher and Xavier who also works at TSI.

To book Michael as a guest speaker at your next event, please contact us.

“I recently purchased my first investment property, and at hand over last week the capital growth is already at $77,000! Thank you so much to Michael and the team there for making this so easy for me.” Jack




Michael believes property investing is more achievable than most people think and wants others to realise that as well. These events are purely educational based without the pressure to sign up or buy anything; just quality information.

On a personal level Michael is married to Laurel, they have two boys Joshua and Xavier and he lives in Fitzroy in Melbourne. He is a big supporter of the micro lending platform Kiva and is proud that The Successful Investor team has assisted those in need all over the world. He is a huge football (Soccer to some) fan and an avid supporter of Liverpool (where he was born) and Melbourne Victory.

His favourite investment property is Olivia’s in the Forest, located in Healesville. It was a second home for almost 10 years and is now available for all to enjoy via Airbnb.


“Cracking the Real Estate Code” is your guide to staying safe when buying an investment property. It shows you how to avoid suspect sales techniques, how to stay on top of hidden clauses in contracts plus a whole lot more. It might even end up saving you a fortune.

His most recent book “The Formula to Successful Property Investing” is available at most book stores including Dymocks.



The Formula: From this book you will gain the knowledge Michael has accumulated as a 20-year veteran of helping his clients build wealth through property investing. Even more importantly you will learn from the thousands of clients he has worked with in that time. Find out what proper

ties you should stay away from and why, how to buy a property with no cash deposit and why and when to sell. This book offers vital information to guide you through your property investing journey whether you are a first time or experienced investor.

You can buy the book or download the first three chapters for free from

Michael presents at property seminars and workshops across Australia, teaching people about his ‘Formula’ to successful property investing. His process is designed to reduce the risk you take when you invest. His goal is to pass on his property investment knowledge to you, so you can create your own formula to success. This book will help you understand how to invest safely using property as the vehicle to create your own financial future. Michael has a direct tell-it-like-it-is style and shares his knowledge candidly.


You can find Michael’s various articles by clicking on the Investing in Property picture below

Michael is a member of the Association of Financial Advisors and is on the panel of experts.

Michael’s core values at The Successful Investor are trust and integrity as he helps everyday Australians create wealth through well planned property investment strategies.

Michael has written two books, which are described underneath including free previews.


Listen to the podcast where Michael shares his knowledge about property investing and discusses his journey from painter and decorator to MD of The Successful Investor with Peter Mastroionni from


Learn from the best!

We pride ourselves on making the property investment experience as easy as possible.