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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: Investing near Geelong centre Stoffo, 10th Apr, 2020 at 6:42 PM
    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: COVID-19 impacts on the Australian economy & housing market milobear, 10th Apr, 2020 at 6:17 PM
    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: buying my first property in cash. am I missing anything? Trainee, 10th Apr, 2020 at 6:48 PM
    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: If Student Accomm / AirBNB is dead, what to build during Covid? euro73, 7th Apr, 2020 at 7:03 PM
    5. Investor Stories & Showcase

      Discussions about what our members have achieved and showcase of properties they have bought or renovations and developments.
      Latest: High-net-worth (HNW) individuals: Covid [email protected], 10th Apr, 2020 at 1:07 AM
    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: Queensland COVID-19 residential tenancy legislation kierank, 10th Apr, 2020 at 6:25 PM
    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: Give up 10% deposit pre settlement? Ross36, 10th Apr, 2020 at 8:53 AM
    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: Anyone dealt with PSCA in Melbourne? Bruce Croad, 31st Mar, 2020
    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: Steve McKnight - Recent webinar , repeat yesterday Sunday Gill Bates, 9th Apr, 2020 at 2:08 PM
    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: 1br Redfern query Mel Morgan, 10th Apr, 2020 at 11:30 AM
    1. Development

      Building new properties, Subdivision, Rezoning, Landbanking - anything to do with changing the nature or usage of the land
      Latest: Perth Planning News Thread theperthurbanist, 9th Apr, 2020 at 1:14 PM
    2. Renovation & Home Improvement

      Adding value through renovating and extending existing properties, including granny flats
      Latest: reno options -> best bang for buck vbplease, 10th Apr, 2020 at 2:23 PM
    3. Repairs & Maintenance

      Fixing problems with an existing property
      Latest: Can’t find 30x30mm pool tiles?! James H, 10th Apr, 2020 at 5:10 PM
    4. Landscaping

      Adding value to the rest of the property other than the house or buildings
      Latest: Unsure of what this plant is Nodrog, 4th Apr, 2020 at 1:21 PM
    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: Ways to add value - refinance to draw equity Jess Peletier, 9th Apr, 2020 at 5:12 AM
    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: COVID-19 - Will it change how we work? The Y-man, 10th Apr, 2020 at 3:58 PM
    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? Depreciator, 8th Apr, 2020 at 3:17 PM
    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: When did you branch out from "normal" property investing Jana, 10th Apr, 2020 at 9:06 AM
    4. NRAS & NDIS SDA

      Discussion about the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS) and National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) funded Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA)
      Latest: NDIS/SDA Properties - Too good to be true? RPI, 26th Mar, 2020
    1. Service Provider Directory

      Directory of our professional members who provide products and services to property investors
      Latest: Jess @Seed Financial Jess Peletier, 21st Mar, 2020
    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.
  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: Short term COVID-19 opportunities in the stockmarket Perthguy, 10th Apr, 2020 at 6:43 PM
    2. Share Investing Strategies, Theories & Education

      Strategies for investing in shares and related products
      Latest: Invest in high yielding bank stock vs placing money in offset. Rolf Latham, 10th Apr, 2020 at 6:43 PM
    3. Sharemarket News & Market Analysis

      Analysing indexes and market movements and recent news from the markets
    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
      Latest: Stock investment resources oddshapes, 7th Apr, 2020 at 10:01 AM
    5. Other Asset Classes

      Investment vehicles other than real estate and shares: cash & term deposits, bonds, forex, cryptocurrencies, precious metals, art, collectables, etc
      Latest: COVID-19 impact on AUD waz, 9th Apr, 2020 at 2:01 AM
    1. Financial Independence, Retire Early (FIRE)

      Discussions about the FIRE lifestyle movement - aiming to achieve financial independence and retiring early.
      Latest: Why Financial Independence Is Getting Easier PKFFW, 7th Apr, 2020 at 11:44 AM
    2. Investor Psychology & Mindset

      The psychology of investing and finance. Why people invest. What motivates people. Setting goals. Overcoming fear, negativity and apathy.
      Latest: 30 Qualities that Make Ordinary People Extraordinary Omnidragon, 9th Apr, 2020 at 9:07 PM
    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.
    4. Philanthropy

      Giving back - either financially or through volunteering your time to help others
      Latest: COVID-19: helping out locally The Y-man, 21st Mar, 2020
  2. BusinessChat

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

      General discussion about starting and operating a business
      Latest: COVID-19 and your business - impacts Omnidragon, 10th Apr, 2020 at 12:49 AM
    2. Business Accounting, Tax & Legal

      Discussion of all things accounting, taxation and legal for business.
    3. Business Showcase & Feedback

      Let us know about your business or new website or new product you've developed.
      Latest: British Expat Mortgages David_02, 31st Mar, 2020
    1. Living Room

      General off topic discussions about anything not related to property
      Latest: CoronaVirus - Possible Vaccines and Treatments MTR, 10th Apr, 2020 at 6:47 PM
    2. Introductions

      New to PropertyChat? Say hello here and let us know a bit about you!
      Latest: Newbie from Sydney masterblaster, 10th Apr, 2020 at 6:42 PM
    3. Networking & Meetups

      Post and discuss info on upcoming networking events, and social gatherings.
      Latest: Friday drinks in the chatroom geoffw, 3rd Apr, 2020
    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: Firefox Terry_w, 7th Apr, 2020 at 10:47 AM
    5. News & Announcements

      Site news - features, changes, updates and analysis