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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: $419K in Brisbane or Logan? LSY, 20th Sep, 2018 at 11:14 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.
    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: 180th Day of Freedom... GentleChief, 20th Sep, 2018 at 10:51 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: House with development potential ceagles, 19th Sep, 2018 at 4:09 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, 20th Sep, 2018 at 10:57 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 damage by tenant upon moving in Phoenix Pete, 20th Sep, 2018 at 10:11 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: Selling Agent negotiation in Sydney DanW, 20th Sep, 2018 at 7:17 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: Dominique grubisa . Real este rescue Illusivedreams, 20th Sep, 2018 at 10:49 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: How to value a property Pumpkin, 19th Sep, 2018 at 5:09 AM
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    1. Property Finance

      Lenders, loan products, valuation, mortgages, and borrowing strategies for acquiring that next investment property.
      Latest: Profit parking until next project SamT, 20th Sep, 2018 at 11:26 AM
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    2. Accounting & Tax

      The fun stuff ! Discussion of all things accounting and taxation for investments.
      Latest: Tax deductibility questions G.., 20th Sep, 2018 at 11:10 AM
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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.
    1. Development

      Building new properties, Subdivision, Rezoning, Landbanking - anything to do with changing the nature or usage of the land
      Latest: Subdividing and building 2/3 bedroom unit or townhouse in the rear Tufan Chakir, 20th Sep, 2018 at 6:55 AM
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    2. Renovation & Home Improvement

      Adding value through renovating and extending existing properties, including granny flats
      Latest: Change from Built Strata to Survey Strata Orse, 20th Sep, 2018 at 10:32 AM
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    3. Repairs & Maintenance

      Fixing problems with an existing property
      Latest: Seepage under retaining wall Cher, 19th Sep, 2018 at 8:14 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: Budget tapware for renovation prior to sale Angel, 17th Sep, 2018 at 5:05 AM
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    5. Landscaping

      Adding value to the rest of the property other than the house or buildings
      Latest: What would you plant outside this window to increase privacy? Joynz, 19th Sep, 2018 at 6:14 PM
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    6. Granny Flats

      Granny Flats - secondary dwellings added to existing properties on the same title
      Latest: My Slacks Creek, Logan Granny Flat Build gach2, 16th Sep, 2018 at 1:50 PM
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    1. Commercial Property

      General discussions on all aspects of investment in commercial property (i.e. non-residential)
      Latest: Commercial Property Yield Scott No Mates, 14th Sep, 2018 at 7:06 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: Are most people losing money on Airbnb? Kinnon, 19th Sep, 2018 at 6:23 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: JV template Gozz, 17th Sep, 2018 at 12:28 PM
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    4. NRAS

      Discussion about the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS)
      Latest: NRAS - ETHAN: class action Furious Female, 19th Sep, 2018 at 6:03 PM
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    1. Service Provider Directory

      Directory of our professional members who provide products and services to property investors
      Latest: Lend Power David Shih, 25th Jul, 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: Looking to start an ETF/LIC Portfolio. Islay, 20th Sep, 2018 at 11:04 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: Inspirational Thai investing advert Mac Fields, 17th Sep, 2018 at 6:12 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: Chris Grey ? hillsguy, 20th Sep, 2018 at 9:23 AM
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    4. Small Business

      General discussion about operating a small business
      Latest: The side hustle... bashworth, 20th Sep, 2018 at 5:13 AM
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    5. Philanthropy

      Giving back - either financially or through volunteering your time to help others
      Latest: Billionaire Giving 99% of his Wealth Away Ricki barkham, 8th Sep, 2018
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    1. Introductions

      New to PropertyChat? Say hello here and let us know a bit about you!
      Latest: Young Investor - Perth WA thatbum, 19th Sep, 2018 at 5:18 PM
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    2. Networking & Meetups

      Post and discuss info on upcoming networking events, and social gatherings.
      Latest: Western Sydney Meet-up - Wednesday 19th September skater, 20th Sep, 2018 at 8:01 AM
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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: Thanks for the easy to use forum/platform Simon Hampel, 23rd Aug, 2018
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    4. News & Announcements

      Site news - features, changes, updates and analysis
      Latest: 600,000 posts and 14,000 members Terry_w, 29th Aug, 2018
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    1. Living Room

      General off topic discussions about anything not related to property
      Latest: Is ignoring the new norm? Peter_Tersteeg, 20th Sep, 2018 at 11:24 AM
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    2. 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 future .... Lizzie, 19th Sep, 2018 at 10:59 PM
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    3. Sports

      Discuss your favourite team or sporting event
      Latest: Learn to unicycle Parramatta Gockie, 15th Sep, 2018 at 12:11 AM
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    4. Health

      Staying healthy, managing your weight, medicines and medical issues
      Latest: My low carb weight loss journal (LCHF) skater, 19th Sep, 2018 at 5:09 PM
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    5. Entertainment

      General chat about television shows, movies, games and books
      Latest: Binge Worthy TV series Arun Chachad, 17th Sep, 2018 at 11:17 AM
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    6. Cars & Motorbikes

      Love your car? Like to ride? This section is for you!
      Latest: Let's talk cars... KinG3o0o, 17th Sep, 2018 at 11:37 AM
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    7. Food

      Your favourite foods, drinks, cooking, where to eat, etc.
      Latest: Fropro Yogurt DaveM, 14th Sep, 2018 at 10:20 AM
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