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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: Brisbane Property 2018 nth brisbanite, 19th Feb, 2018 at 8:26 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: Real Pain - Australian Mining Towns Nadine Cross, 19th Feb, 2018 at 8:17 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
      Latest: No show at home inspection - Even with price reduction Noobieboy, 19th Feb, 2018 at 8:22 PM
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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
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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.
    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: Pets with references chrish, 19th Feb, 2018 at 8:16 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: OTP Rescission Decision Cimbom, 19th Feb, 2018 at 4:10 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: Financial advisor / strategist - Geelong / Melbourne Terry_w, 19th Feb, 2018 at 5:36 PM
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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: The Thomson House, Templestowe Graeme, 17th Feb, 2018 at 11:54 AM
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    1. Property Finance

      Lenders, loan products, valuation, mortgages, and borrowing strategies for acquiring that next investment property.
      Latest: Australia banks tighten mortgage checks amid government inquiry euro73, 19th Feb, 2018 at 7:18 PM
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    2. Accounting & Tax

      The fun stuff ! Discussion of all things accounting and taxation for investments.
      Latest: moving thread under the right category... Terry_w, 19th Feb, 2018 at 8:23 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: Vic buyers warning...Fraud TMNT, 18th Feb, 2018 at 11:26 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: Anyone have a good contact for civil? (QLD) benofbrisbane, 19th Feb, 2018 at 5:07 PM
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    2. Renovation & Home Improvement

      Adding value through renovating and extending existing properties, including granny flats
      Latest: Double Glazing Advice Propertunity, 19th Feb, 2018 at 6:36 PM
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    3. Repairs & Maintenance

      Fixing problems with an existing property
      Latest: Recommendation for bathroom renovation/tiler, inner Melbourne val, 19th Feb, 2018 at 2:28 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: Wall hung tv unit hobo, 19th Feb, 2018 at 8:20 PM
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    5. Landscaping

      Adding value to the rest of the property other than the house or buildings
      Latest: What tree/ shrub is this Joynz, 11th Feb, 2018
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    6. Granny Flats

      Granny Flats - secondary dwellings added to existing properties on the same title
      Latest: Have you ever installed NBN internet for a grannyflat? jyeung80, 19th Feb, 2018 at 1:22 AM
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    1. Commercial Property

      General discussions on all aspects of investment in commercial property (i.e. non-residential)
      Latest: Buyers Agent Perth Perthguy, 18th Feb, 2018 at 5:34 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: An interesting airbnb story val, 19th Feb, 2018 at 5:02 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.
    4. NRAS

      Discussion about the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS)
      Latest: Is it possible to change PM of NRAS? euro73, 9th Jan, 2018
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    1. Service Provider Directory

      Directory of our professional members who provide products and services to property investors
      Latest: Perth - Capital Property Advisory Matthew Hughes, 8th Dec, 2017
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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) in 2018 jprops, 19th Feb, 2018 at 8:08 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: Five personal finance tips from Warren Buffett Mac Fields, 19th Feb, 2018 at 7:22 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: Investing books fritzsticker, 19th Feb, 2018 at 5:23 PM
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    4. Philanthropy

      Giving back - either financially or through volunteering your time to help others
      Latest: Good deeds MTR, 23rd Nov, 2017
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    1. Introductions

      New to PropertyChat? Say hello here and let us know a bit about you!
      Latest: Property developer/investor recently moved to SA Xenia, 19th Feb, 2018 at 2:44 PM
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    2. Networking & Meetups

      Post and discuss info on upcoming networking events, and social gatherings.
      Latest: Melbourne West/Geelong Meet-up sometime next Three Months Lions4Eva, 19th Feb, 2018 at 10:07 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: Appropriate advertising Scott No Mates, 12th Feb, 2018
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    4. News & Announcements

      Site news - features, changes, updates and analysis
    1. Living Room

      General off topic discussions about anything not related to property
      Latest: Avatars Leo2413, 19th Feb, 2018 at 8:14 PM
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    2. Small Business

      General discussion about operating a small business
      Latest: business app? Blacky, 19th Feb, 2018 at 2:02 PM
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    3. Sports

      Discuss your favourite team or sporting event
      Latest: Pls suggest 3 day/week - 45 mins - beginner gym workout Ace in the Hole, 19th Feb, 2018 at 7:42 PM
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    4. Entertainment

      General chat about television shows, movies, games and books
      Latest: Movies for 2018 Leo2413, 19th Feb, 2018 at 10:47 AM
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    5. Health

      Staying healthy, managing your weight, medicines and medical issues
      Latest: Would you care/adopt grandchild again? hammer, 10th Feb, 2018
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    6. Food

      Your favourite foods, drinks, cooking, where to eat, etc.
      Latest: Non-dairy ice cream log Mac Fields, 17th Feb, 2018 at 4:36 PM
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