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    1. Where to Buy

      Where to find IPs, which suburbs are booming, which suburbs you think are going to boom, where to find positive cashflow, anything dealing with location.
      Latest: Watching the Druie Drop in Slow Motion sash, 17th Jan, 2018 at 1:40 AM
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    2. Property Market Economics

      The state of the property market, influences of the economy on the property market and of the property market on the economy ! Property cycles, inflationary effects, interest rates etc.
      Latest: Another Negative Gearing article to dissect Angel, 17th Jan, 2018 at 4:35 AM
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    3. Investment Strategy

      Discussions about overall strategy; cashflow vs capital growth; adding value; gearing levels; debt reduction; rentvesting; buy-and-hold vs flipping; when to sell; "what would you do?" type questions
      Latest: 150k Passive Income ....what it takes.. Perthguy, 17th Jan, 2018 at 2:24 AM
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    4. What to buy

      What type of property to buy; houses vs units; new vs established; number of bedrooms; which infrastructure to buy near (public transport; shops; schools; etc); features to look for
      Latest: Melbourne Flats Otie, 16th Jan, 2018 at 8:20 PM
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    5. Investor Stories & Showcase

      Discussions about what our members have achieved and showcase of properties they have bought or renovations and developments.
      Latest: 10 IPs by 25 - My Investing Journey Seby643, 17th Jan, 2018 at 12:13 AM
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    6. Property Investment - Other

      If you cannot find an appropriate place for your question or discussion topic, just post it here and a moderator will move it to the correct sub-section.
    1. Property Management

      Finding tenants, managing properties, managing property managers, dealing with problems and risks associated with owning tenanted property, working with strata corporations.
      Latest: Property Manager in Rockingham sash, 17th Jan, 2018 at 12:41 AM
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    2. The Buying & Selling Process

      Negotiating a deal, rapport with agents, finding motivated buyers/sellers, conveyancing, finding a solicitor, property searches, buying & selling costs, marketing methods, experience with buyer-agents, etc.
      Latest: Buyer's Agent in Perth Matthew Hughes, 17th Jan, 2018 at 12:38 AM
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    3. Property Experts

      Property experts and "gurus" - discussion about the authors, commentators, seminar providers and spruikers who hold themselves out to be experts in real estate markets and strategies.
      Latest: Dymphna Boholt - client on the brink of retiring. Or not. hammer, 16th Jan, 2018 at 7:46 PM
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    4. Property Analysis

      Dissect and discuss a property you see advertised - analyse the deal, commentary on the listing, discuss the location and crunch the numbers.
      Latest: Morningside martini, 15th Jan, 2018 at 8:37 AM
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    1. Property Finance

      Lenders, loan products, valuation, mortgages, and borrowing strategies for acquiring that next investment property.
      Latest: Guarantor options for 2nd home owners Rolf Latham, 17th Jan, 2018 at 12:29 AM
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    2. Accounting & Tax

      The fun stuff ! Discussion of all things accounting and taxation for investments.
      Latest: PPOR redraw for extra Super contribution: interest tax-deductible? KrustyDaPizza, 16th Jan, 2018 at 10:21 PM
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    3. Legal Issues

      Property law, contracts, conveyancing, liability, asset protection, litigation, anything dealing with the legal issues of buying, owning and protecting property.
      Latest: Legal Tip 139: Hybrid Trusts and Asset Protection Terry_w, 16th Jan, 2018 at 5:34 PM
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    1. Development

      Building new properties, Subdivision, Rezoning, Landbanking - anything to do with changing the nature or usage of the land
      Latest: Sydney Duplex Builders Leo2413, 16th Jan, 2018 at 11:52 PM
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    2. Renovation & Home Improvement

      Adding value through renovating and extending existing properties, including granny flats
      Latest: PPOR Project Tim86, 16th Jan, 2018 at 3:10 PM
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    3. Repairs & Maintenance

      Fixing problems with an existing property
      Latest: Guttering and down pipe quote in NSW jins13, 16th Jan, 2018 at 2:57 PM
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    4. Styling & Decorating

      Cosmetic (ie non-structural) improvements to properties, including painting or decorating, updating fixtures and fittings, furnishings and staging properties for sale.
      Latest: Staging - Agent says don't bother? Mac Fields, 16th Jan, 2018 at 5:41 PM
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    5. Landscaping

      Adding value to the rest of the property other than the house or buildings
      Latest: Travertine paving bore staining Stoffo, 10th Jan, 2018
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    6. Granny Flats

      Granny Flats - secondary dwellings added to existing properties on the same title
    1. Commercial Property

      General discussions on all aspects of investment in commercial property (i.e. non-residential)
      Latest: Betel Nut business. Asia. Journeyman, 16th Jan, 2018 at 9:34 PM
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    2. Airbnb & Short Term Letting

      Being an Airbnb host, homestay, short term letting, holiday rentals, holiday homes, accommodation sharing, Stayz
    3. Innovative Techniques

      Discussion on innovative property related money making and financing techniques including, but not limited to, wraps, lease options, flips, put/call options, cashbonds and other "non-traditional" techniques.
      Latest: Furnished with Bills Included vivienne Halliday, 15th Jan, 2018 at 7:34 AM
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    4. NRAS

      Discussion about the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS)
      Latest: Is it possible to change PM of NRAS? euro73, 9th Jan, 2018
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    1. Service Provider Directory

      Directory of our professional members who provide products and services to property investors
      Latest: Perth - Capital Property Advisory Matthew Hughes, 8th Dec, 2017
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    1. Other Asset Classes

      Investment vehicles other than real estate, including shares, managed Funds, ETFs, LICs, business, art, collectables, etc
      Latest: Cryptocurrencies. Bullion Baron, 17th Jan, 2018 at 12:04 AM
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    2. Investor Psychology

      The psychology of investing and finance. Why people invest. What motivates people. Setting goals. Overcoming fear, negativity and apathy.
      Latest: Moving for a better quality of life. TAJ, 14th Jan, 2018 at 4:35 PM
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    3. Information Resources & Tools

      Where to find information and discussion and reviews of information resources and tools for investors - books, magazines, seminars, websites, software, even people.
      Latest: Commbank Netbank Question Cadbury99, 16th Jan, 2018 at 2:54 PM
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    4. Philanthropy

      Giving back - either financially or through volunteering your time to help others
      Latest: Good deeds MTR, 23rd Nov, 2017
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    1. Introductions

      New to PropertyChat? Say hello here and let us know a bit about you!
      Latest: Hello from Sydney! larrylarry, 16th Jan, 2018 at 6:58 PM
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    2. Networking & Meetups

      Post and discuss info on upcoming networking events, and social gatherings.
      Latest: Sydney CBD Meetup No. 13 - Thursday 8th February 2018 Taku Ekanayake, 16th Jan, 2018 at 10:35 PM
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    3. Help & Feedback

      Bug reports for things that don't work as expected and suggestions for features you'd like added to the forums or changes you'd like to see
      Latest: Free Speech Jess Peletier, 15th Jan, 2018 at 9:02 PM
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    4. News & Announcements

      Site news - features, changes, updates and analysis
    1. Living Room

      General off topic discussions about anything not related to property
      Latest: Do you know any Big Hat no Cattle types? sash, 17th Jan, 2018 at 1:51 AM
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    2. Small Business

      General discussion about operating a small business
      Latest: What are some of the worst Franchises ?? TMNT, 16th Jan, 2018 at 5:28 PM
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    3. Sports

      Discuss your favourite team or sporting event
      Latest: Ski Japan Lacrim, 16th Jan, 2018 at 8:17 PM
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    4. Entertainment

      General chat about television shows, movies, games and books
      Latest: Going to the Movies SatayKing, 15th Jan, 2018 at 10:16 AM
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    5. Health

      Staying healthy, managing your weight, medicines and medical issues
      Latest: How do i get vitamin D? RS Gumby, 15th Jan, 2018 at 3:07 PM
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    6. Food

      Your favourite foods, drinks, cooking, where to eat, etc.
      Latest: South East Queensland Food! Kat, 13th Jan, 2018 at 1:43 PM
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