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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: Where to invest 600k in Perth - With high rental return (%4.5 above) radioactive, 24th Sep, 2018 at 3:25 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: Sydney Price Correction - post examples sash, 23rd Sep, 2018 at 10:53 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: Thoughts on Mullaloo and Perth's Northern Coastal Suburbs? radioactive, 24th Sep, 2018 at 2:32 AM
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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 dabbler, 23rd Sep, 2018 at 12:02 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: Tenants are moving earlier than specified on notice. marmot, 23rd Sep, 2018 at 11:25 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: About to exchange contracts, last minute offer from other buyer Trainee, 23rd Sep, 2018 at 7:23 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: Chris Gray ? XBenX, 24th Sep, 2018 at 1:52 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 [email protected], 20th Sep, 2018 at 3:10 PM
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    1. Property Finance

      Lenders, loan products, valuation, mortgages, and borrowing strategies for acquiring that next investment property.
      Latest: Income protection advisor in melbourne kaibo, 23rd Sep, 2018 at 10:36 PM
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    2. Accounting & Tax

      The fun stuff ! Discussion of all things accounting and taxation for investments.
      Latest: Converting an IP to PPOR - CGT & Land Tax Terry_w, 22nd Sep, 2018 at 8:04 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: Structure of Development for Tax advantages for Investor Ray-Rom, 24th Sep, 2018 at 1:35 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: R40 Setbacks in Perth Big Aussie, 23rd Sep, 2018 at 8:19 PM
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    2. Renovation & Home Improvement

      Adding value through renovating and extending existing properties, including granny flats
      Latest: Concrete pathway prices Shogun, 23rd Sep, 2018 at 2:43 PM
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    3. Repairs & Maintenance

      Fixing problems with an existing property
      Latest: Call out fee valid? Otie, 23rd Sep, 2018 at 10:43 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 The Y-man, 20th Sep, 2018 at 5:40 PM
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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? astonma, 22nd Sep, 2018 at 9:26 PM
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    6. Granny Flats

      Granny Flats - secondary dwellings added to existing properties on the same title
      Latest: Landlord Insurance with granny flat menty, 23rd Sep, 2018 at 2:53 PM
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    1. Commercial Property

      General discussions on all aspects of investment in commercial property (i.e. non-residential)
      Latest: How does this look for investment? Beano, 22nd Sep, 2018 at 1:02 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
    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
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    4. NRAS

      Discussion about the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS)
      Latest: NRAS Rental Valuation Big Aussie, 23rd Sep, 2018 at 7:52 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: Listed Investment Companies (LICs) Q3 2018 The Falcon, 24th Sep, 2018 at 6:29 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
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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: Free WA Workshop - Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre thatbum, 19th Sep, 2018 at 5:16 PM
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    4. Small Business

      General discussion about operating a small business
      Latest: The side hustle... TAJ, 20th Sep, 2018 at 12:09 PM
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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: Newbie’s first post Mws, 23rd Sep, 2018 at 6:37 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: The Vege Garden Thread geoffw, 23rd Sep, 2018 at 9:28 PM
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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: Tidbits from the Manafort trial Ambit, 22nd Sep, 2018 at 12:09 PM
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    3. Sports

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

      Staying healthy, managing your weight, medicines and medical issues
      Latest: My health record.... Scott No Mates, 23rd Sep, 2018 at 2:24 PM
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    5. Entertainment

      General chat about television shows, movies, games and books
      Latest: Binge Worthy TV series Stoffo, 21st Sep, 2018 at 1:44 PM
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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
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    7. Food

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