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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: Are more people likely to move to regional areas? kaibo, 24th Sep, 2020 at 10:59 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: With negative interest rates, what happens to money in an offset account? C-mac, 24th Sep, 2020 at 11:14 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: Knock down & develop or put that money into another property Archaon, 23rd Sep, 2020 at 10:13 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
    5. Investor Stories & Showcase

      Discussions about what our members have achieved and showcase of properties they have bought or renovations and developments.
    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 went crazy? datto, 24th Sep, 2020 at 11:37 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: Sunset clause spludgey, 22nd Sep, 2020 at 8:41 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: Please recommend an experienced BA, Castle Hill and surrounds BCR, 24th Sep, 2020 at 10:51 AM
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    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: Developers, what software are you using? Kent Cliffe, 22nd Sep, 2020 at 9:08 AM
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    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: Lawnton - Issue with rainwater? Propertunity, 23rd Sep, 2020 at 10:18 AM
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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: Profits from townhouse development [email protected], 24th Sep, 2020 at 11:00 AM
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    2. Renovation & Home Improvement

      Adding value through renovating and extending existing properties, including granny flats
      Latest: Adding a kitchenette/wet bar Lacrim, 24th Sep, 2020 at 10:04 AM
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    3. Repairs & Maintenance

      Fixing problems with an existing property
      Latest: Insurance replacement vanity wylie, 22nd Sep, 2020 at 11:21 AM
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    4. Landscaping

      Adding value to the rest of the property other than the house or buildings
      Latest: Anyone know what this algae is on my dam? Westminster, 20th Sep, 2020 at 9:14 PM
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    5. Styling & Decorating

      Cosmetic (ie non-structural) improvements to properties, including painting or decorating, updating fixtures and fittings, furnishings and staging properties for sale.
      Latest: Private Car Number Plates Momentum, 24th Sep, 2020 at 9:38 AM
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    6. Granny Flats

      Granny Flats - secondary dwellings added to existing properties on the same title
      Latest: New trial Granny Flat rules for Victoria craigc, 22nd Sep, 2020 at 9:04 AM
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    1. Commercial Property

      General discussions on all aspects of investment in commercial property (i.e. non-residential)
    2. Airbnb & Short Term Letting

      Being an Airbnb host, homestay, short term letting, holiday rentals, holiday homes, accommodation sharing, Stayz
      Latest: How has COVID-19 impacted on your Airbnb property? Gockie, 2nd Sep, 2020
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    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.
    4. NRAS & NDIS SDA

      Discussion about the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS) and National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) funded Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA)
      Latest: Hi, I'm new and looking for NDIS property opportunities RPI, 20th Sep, 2020 at 11:32 AM
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    1. Service Provider Directory

      Directory of our professional members who provide products and services to property investors
    2. Marketplace

      List property you have for sale or rent or wanted. Buy/sell/swap goods you no longer need. Post requests for JV partners for property deals.
      Latest: Coming soon - Loganholme IP for sale. My House QLD, 23rd Sep, 2020 at 12:10 PM
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  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: Listed Investment Companies (LICs) 2020 SatayKing, 24th Sep, 2020 at 11:01 AM
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    2. Share Investing Strategies, Theories & Education

      Strategies for investing in shares and related products
      Latest: Asset Allocation mtat, 24th Sep, 2020 at 8:45 AM
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    3. Sharemarket News & Market Analysis

      Analysing indexes and market movements and recent news from the markets
      Latest: World Indices Roundup 2020 RobertK028, 22nd Sep, 2020 at 10:44 PM
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    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: Bitcoin and Fiat Zimplestiltskin, 24th Sep, 2020 at 12:14 AM
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    1. Financial Independence, Retire Early (FIRE)

      Discussions about the FIRE lifestyle movement - aiming to achieve financial independence and retiring early.
      Latest: Who is going to retire young spoon, 9th Sep, 2020
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    2. Investor Psychology & Mindset

      The psychology of investing and finance. Why people invest. What motivates people. Setting goals. Overcoming fear, negativity and apathy.
      Latest: Easy Come, Easy Go [email protected], 22nd Sep, 2020 at 2:04 PM
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    3. 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: Identity Protection - concerned Peter_Tersteeg, 22nd Sep, 2020 at 2:23 PM
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    4. Philanthropy

      Giving back - either financially or through volunteering your time to help others
      Latest: COVID-19: helping out locally wylie, 3rd Sep, 2020
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  2. BusinessChat

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

      General discussion about starting and operating a business
    2. Business Accounting, Tax & Legal

      Discussion of all things accounting, taxation and legal for business.
      Latest: Job Keeper and Tax Cuts Tillie, 23rd Sep, 2020 at 6:03 AM
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    3. Business Showcase & Feedback

      Let us know about your business or new website or new product you've developed.
      Latest: British Expat Mortgages [email protected], 8th Jul, 2020
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    1. Living Room

      General off topic discussions about anything not related to property
      Latest: COVID-19 in Australia geoffw, 24th Sep, 2020 at 11:30 AM
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    2. Introductions

      New to PropertyChat? Say hello here and let us know a bit about you!
      Latest: Hello from a new investor based in Melbourne jaybean, 23rd Sep, 2020 at 11:29 PM
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    3. Networking & Meetups

      Post and discuss info on upcoming networking events, and social gatherings.
      Latest: Virtual Meetup Thursday 17th Sep 8pm AEST craigc, 20th Sep, 2020 at 9:55 AM
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    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: Search tools? spludgey, 22nd Sep, 2020 at 1:06 PM
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    5. News & Announcements

      Site news - features, changes, updates and analysis
      Latest: 900,000 posts and 23,800 members wylie, 23rd Sep, 2020 at 3:04 PM
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    1. Investing Basics

      Saying hello, talking about general investing topics, keeping the finances under control, getting started with investing
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      Latest: Canterbury Property Services Brisamoto, 23rd Sep, 2020 at 6:46 PM
    2. Shares and Managed Funds

      Sharemarket and equity based investments and managed funds
    3. Property

      Property related investments
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      Latest: Buying Houses Strategy MWI, 15th Sep, 2020
    4. Advanced Investing Techniques

      Generating money through advanced or risky techniques
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      Latest: Seeking advices on my situation Eva__, 7th Jan, 2020
    5. Managing Wealth Discussions

      Once you've started to build wealth - you also need to manage it
      Latest: Family Wealth Structure Terry_w, 10th Aug, 2020
    6. Investing Resources

      Glossary, Articles, Reviews
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