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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: Perth market 2018 Perthguy, 16th Jul, 2018 at 8:17 PM
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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: Did APRA work?? Rolf Latham, 16th Jul, 2018 at 8:05 PM
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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
    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: Post your affordable dream home here! Kinnon, 16th Jul, 2018 at 7:22 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: What I learnt out of buying 7 properties David Shih, 16th Jul, 2018 at 5:57 PM
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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: PM recommendations in Vic - Murrumbeena wjw, 16th Jul, 2018 at 7:40 PM
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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: Offer and Acceptance - Why cant the agent show me someone elses offer Perthguy, 16th Jul, 2018 at 7:31 PM
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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: Passive Income Fund (USA Commercial Property) - Steve McKnight MTR, 15th Jul, 2018 at 10:29 AM
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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: OTP Studio St Leonards - Advice The Y-man, 13th Jul, 2018 at 3:11 PM
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    1. Property Finance

      Lenders, loan products, valuation, mortgages, and borrowing strategies for acquiring that next investment property.
      Latest: Am I asking for trouble refinancing with a 'cheap' online lender? Lifeinonemotion, 16th Jul, 2018 at 8:21 PM
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    2. Accounting & Tax

      The fun stuff ! Discussion of all things accounting and taxation for investments.
      Latest: Repairs and tax deductibility Terry_w, 16th Jul, 2018 at 7:51 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: Brisbane Retaining wall and fence - BCC Propin, 16th Jul, 2018 at 8:19 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: Making Manchester more liveable than Melbourne or Sydney Anthony416, 16th Jul, 2018 at 7:43 PM
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    2. Renovation & Home Improvement

      Adding value through renovating and extending existing properties, including granny flats
      Latest: Brisbane Bathroom renos... djeu, 16th Jul, 2018 at 4:06 PM
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    3. Repairs & Maintenance

      Fixing problems with an existing property
      Latest: Budget external cladding -need help Joynz, 16th Jul, 2018 at 7:53 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: Not sure whether to style or not Travelbug, 13th Jul, 2018 at 8:31 PM
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    5. Landscaping

      Adding value to the rest of the property other than the house or buildings
    6. Granny Flats

      Granny Flats - secondary dwellings added to existing properties on the same title
      Latest: Backyard sizes - granny flat neK, 13th Jul, 2018 at 4:29 PM
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    1. Commercial Property

      General discussions on all aspects of investment in commercial property (i.e. non-residential)
      Latest: Who said that you buy for yield? Scott No Mates, 16th Jul, 2018 at 1:23 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
      Latest: Books on Airbnb / holiday rental marmot, 15th Jul, 2018 at 11:13 PM
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    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: Vendor Financing Terry_w, 16th Jul, 2018 at 7:47 PM
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    4. NRAS

      Discussion about the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS)
      Latest: NRAS payments for last year from Ethan housing euro73, 3rd Jul, 2018
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    1. Service Provider Directory

      Directory of our professional members who provide products and services to property investors
      Latest: Bridge to Bricks, Sydney [email protected], 31st May, 2018
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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: I'm conducting some research on Bitcoin Danieljk101, 16th Jul, 2018 at 5:26 PM
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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: The Psychology Of Money Perthguy, 6th Jul, 2018
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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: Understand Victoria zoning HenryF, 16th Jul, 2018 at 9:46 AM
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    4. Philanthropy

      Giving back - either financially or through volunteering your time to help others
      Latest: Urgh! Chuggers... Orion, 10th Jul, 2018 at 3:53 PM
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    1. Introductions

      New to PropertyChat? Say hello here and let us know a bit about you!
      Latest: Hi All: Future Investor bob shovel, 16th Jul, 2018 at 12:19 PM
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    2. Networking & Meetups

      Post and discuss info on upcoming networking events, and social gatherings.
      Latest: Brisbane Meetup Pig 'n' Whistle Brunswick St, Sat 28th July 1pm!!! Angel, 16th Jul, 2018 at 8:11 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: New Threads Only Simon Hampel, 4th Jul, 2018
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    4. News & Announcements

      Site news - features, changes, updates and analysis
      Latest: New forum topic: Politics geoffw, 6th Jul, 2018
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    1. Living Room

      General off topic discussions about anything not related to property
      Latest: Joke Thread Scott No Mates, 16th Jul, 2018 at 5:51 PM
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    2. Small Business

      General discussion about operating a small business
    3. Sports

      Discuss your favourite team or sporting event
      Latest: Who will win the world cup soccer 2018 HUGH72, 15th Jul, 2018 at 8:21 PM
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    4. Entertainment

      General chat about television shows, movies, games and books
      Latest: Netflix - Who's into it? geoffw, 10th Jul, 2018 at 8:27 PM
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    5. Health

      Staying healthy, managing your weight, medicines and medical issues
      Latest: Hospitals, Surgery & Healthcare Tony3008, 9th Jul, 2018
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    6. Food

      Your favourite foods, drinks, cooking, where to eat, etc.
      Latest: Burrito ...?.what do you think hobartchic, 2nd May, 2018
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    7. Politics

      Let's talk politics! Are you left leaning?, centrist?, right wing? or just an old fashioned anarchist? This topic is only available to premium members and note that we will be very strict on policing personal attacks.
      Latest: The Best News and a New Era - Denuclearization, North/South Korea Ambit, 13th Jul, 2018 at 8:32 AM
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