PropertyChat :: Australian Property Investment Forums

Join Australia's most dynamic and respected property investment community
    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: Qld regionals strongy1986, 25th May, 2019 at 5:33 AM
      3,011
      108,766
       
    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: My posts from over 2 years ago about interest rates and APRA euro73, 25th May, 2019 at 12:34 AM
      1,448
      60,825
       
    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: Tips on reducing tax Terry_w, 24th May, 2019 at 11:26 PM
      1,575
      39,008
       
    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: Irregular shaped land: Assistance required Ardal Miller, 23rd May, 2019 at 12:47 AM
      506
      8,094
       
    5. Investor Stories & Showcase

      Discussions about what our members have achieved and showcase of properties they have bought or renovations and developments.
      Latest: Journey of US purchasing NDS09, 22nd May, 2019 at 11:57 AM
      108
      5,183
       
    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: Fire alarms wylie, 24th May, 2019 at 4:17 PM
      2,646
      40,338
       
    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: First home buyer tips? The Y-man, 25th May, 2019 at 12:59 AM
      2,091
      28,741
       
    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: Opencorp adrian_christian, 22nd May, 2019 at 12:23 PM
      327
      8,058
       
    4. Property 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: Where to get property listing data? Trainee, 22nd May, 2019 at 8:20 AM
      582
      7,190
       
    5. 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: Main sewer runs through villa Marg4000, 21st May, 2019 at 1:35 PM
      275
      4,280
       
    1. Development

      Building new properties, Subdivision, Rezoning, Landbanking - anything to do with changing the nature or usage of the land
      Latest: Perth Property Developers - Social Sundowner 31-05-19 theperthurbanist, 24th May, 2019 at 3:09 PM
      2,141
      27,860
       
    2. Renovation & Home Improvement

      Adding value through renovating and extending existing properties, including granny flats
      Latest: One more Sydney terrace reno - before & after pics New Town, 24th May, 2019 at 4:05 PM
      1,916
      26,004
       
    3. Repairs & Maintenance

      Fixing problems with an existing property
      Latest: Roma Builder to Review land movement of IP JJ1081, 24th May, 2019 at 11:42 AM
      890
      10,209
       
    4. Landscaping

      Adding value to the rest of the property other than the house or buildings
      Latest: Driveway paint/sealer hematite, 17th May, 2019
      157
      2,415
       
    5. Styling & Decorating

      Cosmetic (ie non-structural) improvements to properties, including painting or decorating, updating fixtures and fittings, furnishings and staging properties for sale.
    6. Granny Flats

      Granny Flats - secondary dwellings added to existing properties on the same title
      Latest: Grannyflat builder northern beaches sydney recommendations please Embo14, 23rd May, 2019 at 9:34 AM
      139
      1,885
       
    1. Commercial Property

      General discussions on all aspects of investment in commercial property (i.e. non-residential)
      Latest: non or limited recourse lending for commercial? Terry_w, 24th May, 2019 at 5:23 PM
      283
      3,506
       
    2. Airbnb & Short Term Letting

      Being an Airbnb host, homestay, short term letting, holiday rentals, holiday homes, accommodation sharing, Stayz
      Latest: Am I mad? Screamer, 18th May, 2019
      173
      3,073
       
    3. Innovative Property Investment 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: Buy shares using offset account dcrh, 17th May, 2019
      92
      1,506
       
    4. NRAS

      Discussion about the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS)
      Latest: NRAS - ETHAN: class action Simon Hampel, 30th Apr, 2019
      57
      1,083
       
    1. Service Provider Directory

      Directory of our professional members who provide products and services to property investors
    2. Property For Sale

      Property for sale by our members
      Latest: [SOLD] 15428 Ferguson St - Solid Flip opportunity GentleChief, 19th May, 2019 at 1:47 AM
      3
      4
       
  1. InvestChat

    Shares, funds, and other investment types
    1. Shares & Funds

      Investing in directly held shares, index funds, managed funds, listed investment companies and trusts, property, infrastructure, etc
      Latest: Most favourite LIC in the current market Ynot, 24th May, 2019 at 11:21 PM
      247
      18,232
       
    2. Share Investing Strategies, Theories & Education

      Strategies for investing in shares and related products
      Latest: What is your average net return on ETF/LIC portfolio Jasper, 24th May, 2019 at 6:46 PM
      295
      12,873
       
    3. Sharemarket News & Market Analysis

      Analysing indexes and market movements and recent news from the markets
      Latest: Franking credits - gone? Simon Hampel, 24th May, 2019 at 10:00 AM
      72
      2,304
       
    4. Sharemarket Investing Platforms, Tools & Services

      Discussion about the services and platforms we use to transact and manage our investments, including stock brokers, fund platforms, trading software, etc. - plus questions about the mechanics of buying and selling
    5. Other Asset Classes

      Investment vehicles other than real estate and shares: cash & term deposits, bonds, forex, cryptocurrencies, precious metals, art, collectables, etc
      Latest: I'm conducting some research on Bitcoin Dan Donoghue, 15th May, 2019
      109
      4,241
       
    1. Investor Psychology & Mindset

      The psychology of investing and finance. Why people invest. What motivates people. Setting goals. Overcoming fear, negativity and apathy.
      Latest: Why did you quit your goal? Morgs, 24th May, 2019 at 10:07 PM
      562
      20,057
       
    2. Money Management & Banking

      Saving money, reducing bad debt, keeping on top of expenses, how do you get ahead? Also, bank accounts, credit cards, money transfers etc.
      Latest: Where to exchange AUD to US dollars [email protected], 21st May, 2019 at 1:27 PM
      114
      4,190
       
    3. Philanthropy

      Giving back - either financially or through volunteering your time to help others
      Latest: Is anyone here also doing the Shitbox Rally? Jamie Moore, 29th Apr, 2019
      31
      558
       
  2. BusinessChat

    Business, Startups and Venture Capital
    1. Starting & Running a Business

      General discussion about starting and operating a business
      Latest: What are some of the worst Franchises ?? [email protected], 23rd May, 2019 at 2:29 PM
      306
      5,876
       
    2. Investing in Business

      Providing early stage capital / angel funds to business startups
    1. Living Room

      General off topic discussions about anything not related to property
      Latest: May gone in May Casteller, 25th May, 2019 at 3:40 AM
      2,244
      80,074
       
    2. Introductions

      New to PropertyChat? Say hello here and let us know a bit about you!
      Latest: Intro - Andrew Fox wylie, 24th May, 2019 at 12:50 PM
      1,402
      12,605
       
    3. Networking & Meetups

      Post and discuss info on upcoming networking events, and social gatherings.
      Latest: Ad-Hoc meetup (Melbourne East) The Y-man, 25th May, 2019 at 12:56 AM
      378
      10,819
       
    4. PropertyChat Community & Website

      About our community - who our members are, how things work around here, problems using the site and features you'd like to see!
      Latest: What’s your Instagram? Art Vandelay, 12th May, 2019
      334
      5,706
       
    5. News & Announcements

      Site news - features, changes, updates and analysis
      Latest: Living Room topic consolidation Simon Hampel, 10th Apr, 2019
      38
      1,096