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  1. devank

    devank Look, lets just get on with this, ok? Premium Member

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    This list is compiled from various posts (from the old site). Most of them come from Jas, Singo, steveadl and few others. I have added few more to the original list based on other users comments.

    Motivation/Psychology
    Anthony Robbins Awaken the Giant Within
    Bodod Schafer The Road to Financial Freedom
    Chin Ning Chu Thick Face Black Heart
    Dale Carnegie How to Win Friends and Influence People
    David J. Schwartz The Magic of Thinking Big
    Dr Spencer Johnson Who Moved my Cheese
    Geoff Doidge and Paul Eslick Real Property Real People Unreal Profits
    George Clason The Richest Man in Babylon
    Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen Chicken Soup for the Soul
    Jan Somers Building Wealth Story by Story
    Jan Somers More Wealth from Residential Property
    Jim McKnight Ordinary Millionaires Freehold Press. 2002
    Napoleon Hill & W Clement Stone Success Through a Positive Mental Attitude
    Napoleon Hill Think and Grow Rich
    Paul Hanna You can do it
    Peter Spann How You Could Build A $10 Million Dollar Property
    Portfolio In 10 Years

    Peter Spann. 2001 Wealth Magic
    Psycho-Cybernetics - another great psychology book.

    Rory O'Rourke. 2002 Born Free Taxed To Death
    Rory O'Rourke. 2002 I Sold 22 Homes in One Day
    Stanley & Danko The Millionaire Next Door http://www.somersoft.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=4797
    Stephen Covey The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People
    Stuart Wemyss - Property Puzzle - will help to develop a property strategy
    T.Harv Ekker - Secrets of a Millionaire Mind
    The Property Millionaires Next Door
    The Science of Getting Rich - http://www.scienceofgettingrich.net
    The Wealthy Barber
    The Zurich Axioms
    Very good book on the personally psychology of speculation
    http://www.somersoft.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=5793
    http://www.somersoft.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=7923


    General Investing
    Brad Sugars, Instant Cashflow
    Bruce Davis How to Build Riches
    Cam McLellan My four year old property investor
    Charles Duhigg - The Power of Habit
    Jeff Olson - The Slight Edge - is excellent for success generally.
    John Burleys Australia's Money Secrets of the Rich http://www.somersoft.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=3956 http://www.somersoft.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=4800

    John Fitzgerald Seven Steps to Wealth
    John Lindeman Mastering the Australian housing market
    Lenore Miller Ignite your Property Investment Mojo
    Margaret Lomas How to achieve property success
    Margaret Lomas How to Create an Income for Life
    Margaret LomasA pocket guide to investing in Positive Cashflow property
    Martin Haes and Joan Baker Get Rich Stay Rich
    Michael Yardney How to build a multi million dollar property portfolio
    Noel Whittaker Making Money Made Simple
    Paul Clitheroe Making Money"
    Robert Allen One Minute Millionaire http://www.somersoft.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=5276
    Robert Allen Multiple Streams of Income
    Robert BalandaSmart Questions Property Investors Must Ask their Solicitor
    Robert Kiyosaki Guide to Investing
    Robert Kiyosaki Cashflow Quadrant
    Robert Kiyosaki Prophesy http://www.somersoft.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=7202
    Robert Kiyosaki Rich Dad Poor Dad http://www.somersoft.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=6295
    Robert Kiyosaki Rich Dad's Guide to Investing
    Sean O'Reilly 'Anyone can be a millionaire’
    Stephen ZamykalThe investment property plan
    Steve McKnightFrom 0 to 130 properties in 3.5 years
    Steve McKnightFrom 0 to Financial Freedom
    Wes Beavis Escape to Prosperity


    Investment Properties
    Alan J Falkson Investing in Real Estate on a Budget
    Austin Donnelly Realistic Real Estate Investing
    Carmel Dwyer Residential Real Estate Made Easy
    Clifton Thornton Residential Real Estate Investing
    Craig Turnbull It's easy to be a property millionaire
    Dolf De Roos Real Estate Riches
    Fred & Brett Johnson The wealth power of property http://www.somersoft.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=4798
    Geoff Doidge The Ten Golden Rules of Property
    Graham Airey The Property Investor's Handbook
    Jan Somers More Wealth from Residential Property
    Jan Somers Building Wealth in Changing Times
    Jan Somers Building Wealth through Investment Property
    Jan Somers Building Wealth, Story By Story
    John Mitchell Successful Property Investment
    Margaret Lomas How to maximise your Property Portfolio
    Margaret Lomas How to create an income for life
    Margaret Lomas How to make your money last as long as you do
    Monique Wakelin Streets Ahead http://www.somersoft.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=4415
    Neil Jenman Real Estate Mistakes
    Neil Jenman Ethics in Real Estate”
    Neil Renton Understanding Investment Property
    Nick Renton Negative Gearing
    Nick Renton Understanding Investment Property
    Penguin Books Home Buyers Guide - a great little book with a no-nonsense break down of costs you will incur with property (I used it to put together a spreadsheet)
    Peter Cerexhe Smarter property investment'
    Peter Waxman Investing in Residential Property..Understanding the Market in the new Millennium"
    Robert Allen Nothing Down in the Nineties (a another good what if book for different ways at looking at property)
    Rory O'Rourke's selling "22 homes in one day"http://www.ca.com.au/~orourke/prod2.htm
    Terry Ryder Confessions of Real Estate Agent http://www.somersoft.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=6853
    Terry Ryder "Property Smart"
    Terry Ryder Buyer Beware”
    The Australian Lease Option Handbook
    http://www.somersoft.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=2199
    http://www.ccsales.com/the_richest_man_in_babylon.pdf


    Property Management
    Bob Walters The Desktop Guide to Residential Property Management
    Leah Calnan Simple and Successful Property Management
    Phillipa Bellemore Managing Rental Property
    Property Management is the relevant Act in your state.
    Rachel Barnes and Geoff Doidge Managing your Investment Property
    Suzi Bilosh Australian Landlord's Handbook


    Business
    Brian Sher What rich people know & desperately want to keep a secret
    Gene Bedell 3 steps to yes
    Goldfinger How entrepreneurs grow rich starting small
    John Counsel Don't go into small business without reading this book
    Max Rowe The Power of Profit
    E-Myth Revisited
    E-Myth

    Think BIG and Kick A$$ in Business and Life by Donald Trump and Bill Zanker.
    Small Giants - a good one for small business

    Negotiating
    Don Miguel Ruiz The Four Agreements
    Herb Cohen You Can Negotiate Anything
    Joseph Cummins Not One Dollar More"
    Not One Dollar More
    Wayne Berry How to get the best deal every time
    Getting to Yes : Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In
    , Second Edition. ISBN: 0395631246. Fisher, Roger \ Ury, William \ Patton, Bruce
    The Art of the Deal


    Due Diligence
    Hans Jakobi - Due Diligence made simple(easy) or Due diligence for dummies or something like that


    Accounting/Tax
    BAN TACS site www.bantacs.com.au
    Dale Gatherum Goss Trust Magic"
    Jimmy B. Prince Property and Taxation
    Julia Hartman, Noel Whittaker Winning Property Tax Strategies
    Nick Renton 'Family Trusts'
    Tony Compton Rental Property and Taxation an Investor's Guide
    Tyron Hyde Claim It
    http://www.somersoft.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=7976
    http://www.somersoft.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=7453
    Terry & Coastymike's free E-Book - Trusts and Tax for Property Investors E-Book !
    http://www.propertytaxsolutions.com.au


    Renovation/Development
    Alex May Planning your perfect home renovation
    Allan Staines How to be a Successful Owner Builder & Renovator
    Allan Staines The Australian House Building Manual
    Allan Staines The Australian Renovator's Manual
    Amanda Falconer The Renovator's Survival Guide
    Carol Staines A Practical Guide to Interior Decorating
    Dolf de Roos 101 Ways to Massively Increase the Value of Your Real Estate without Spending Much Money
    Edward Mundie The Beginner Renovator
    Greg Thompson
    Jane Slack Smith's book on property renovation http://www.amazon.com/Jane-Slack-Smith/e/B008B1K7SU
    John Makdessi The Home Builders & Renovators Survival Kit
    Patrick Bright The Insider's Guide to Renovating For Profit
    Paul Eslick The Investors Guide to Quick and Easy Renovations
    Philip Thomas Profit from Property
    Robert Irwin Find It, Buy It, Fix It: The Insider's Guide to Fixer-Uppers
    Ron Forlee An intelligent guide to Australian property development
    Ron Forlee Australian Property Development
    Property Development: A Beginners Guide

    The Property Developmemt Process: Western Australia by H.L. Reynolds & P.L. (1998) ISBN 0 646 35442 6
    http://www.somersoft.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=5531
     
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  2. Paterson00

    Paterson00 Well-Known Member

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    Great list and delighted to have one to turn to, Currently reading "You were born rich" by Bob Proctor.

    I am a huge fan of Audio books since I spend a lot of time on the road. I find them easier to digest and you can find loads with the app called Audible which is owned by Amazon I think.
     
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  3. D.T.

    D.T. Adelaide Property Manager Business Member

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    Wow thats quite a list. Do you own all those titles?
     
  4. bob shovel

    bob shovel Well-Known Member

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    wow! my little "to read" list is now a lot longer!

    appreciate some people top 3 or 5 lists to find somewhere to start!
     
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  5. devank

    devank Look, lets just get on with this, ok? Premium Member

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    Haha... you know the answer :)
     
  6. JMica

    JMica Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for putting it together, a bit overwhelming and looks like I would have to give up my TV shows to be able to commit properly to a book these days....

    Otherwise I could try convince my toddler to leave me alone while I try for some reading, but I don't like my chances...
     
  7. bob shovel

    bob shovel Well-Known Member

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    do it! get rid of the tele! we have gone.the last 3months with no tele. although have been busy travelling, camping, working and 2xkids.
    i havent got through many books but touching on youtube some of the above and its addictive and life changing! tv is full of some much negative rubbish, those books are ALL positive influences!
    start with one book, go on. rich dad poor dad!
     
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    There are so many books catering for different needs. General, Taxation, Development, Trusts, Renovation, Investor Stories etc.

    * Property Puzzle (Stuart Wemyss) will help to develop a property strategy
    * My four year old property investor (Cam McLellan) is a good introductory book
    * Ordinary Millionaires (Jim Mcknight) contains fantastic investor stories. Not stocked in bookshops now. Gotta find in a library
    * Any Steve McKnight, Margaret Lomas or Michel Yardney books
     
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    wow impressive, thank you for sharing :)
     
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  11. devank

    devank Look, lets just get on with this, ok? Premium Member

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    I wish I can edit the first post with new suggestions.
     
  12. bob shovel

    bob shovel Well-Known Member

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    you edit posts. bottom right of your op
     
  13. Jess Peletier

    Jess Peletier Mortgage Broker - Australia Wide Business Member

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    The Slight Edge by Jeff Olson is excellent for success generally.
    Psycho-Cybernetics is another great psychology book.
    T.Harv Ekker - Secrets of a Millionaire Mind
    The Power of Habit - Charles Duhigg.
    Small Giants - a good one for small business

    These books are all ones that have made an impact for me personally.
     
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    Jerry O Well-Known Member Premium Member

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    I had this one posted on another forum some time ago as I found this one really helpful.. thanks Devank for keeping this thread alive. :D
     
  16. devank

    devank Look, lets just get on with this, ok? Premium Member

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    'Edit' link disappears after few posts/time... Unless I'm missing something.
     
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  17. devank

    devank Look, lets just get on with this, ok? Premium Member

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  18. Jess Peletier

    Jess Peletier Mortgage Broker - Australia Wide Business Member

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    I think that's b/c you're not a paying member :)
     
  19. devank

    devank Look, lets just get on with this, ok? Premium Member

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    Ahh... that is a pure insult :)
     
  20. Jess Peletier

    Jess Peletier Mortgage Broker - Australia Wide Business Member

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    Haha - I wonder if there's going to be a hierarchy happening here soon where non-payers are snubbed and treated like pond scum?