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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: Million dollar day home suggestions for.perth Jello_B, 23rd Jan, 2019 at 7:40 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: Understanding Brisbane willair, 23rd Jan, 2019 at 10:00 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: Which house to sell? Or not? Marg4000, 23rd Jan, 2019 at 9:29 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: First Home Buyer - looking to start small Jana, 22nd Jan, 2019 at 7:05 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: My 11yo the junior investor! splatters, 22nd Jan, 2019 at 9:02 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: EBM vs Terri Scheer brettc, 23rd Jan, 2019 at 10:14 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: What are your due diligence checks? Yesberg, 23rd Jan, 2019 at 8:06 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: Simon Loo from Housefinder Truly Exotic, 23rd Jan, 2019 at 10:31 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: Opinion on the property below! Jess Peletier, 22nd Jan, 2019 at 9:46 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: Cost of construction in a falling property market? Westminster, 22nd Jan, 2019 at 9:45 PM
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    2. Renovation & Home Improvement

      Adding value through renovating and extending existing properties, including granny flats
      Latest: Building a second story on an existing single story house. Any advice? willair, 23rd Jan, 2019 at 9:29 AM
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    3. Repairs & Maintenance

      Fixing problems with an existing property
      Latest: Creaking Windows Tools, 22nd Jan, 2019 at 8:15 PM
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    4. Landscaping

      Adding value to the rest of the property other than the house or buildings
      Latest: Plants for 2m hedge? magpieseason, 19th Jan, 2019 at 6:01 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: What do you think of my doors now? Jacque, 17th Jan, 2019 at 1:18 PM
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    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: Factory/warehouse lease required - recommend a solicitor? srirang, 22nd Jan, 2019 at 8:59 AM
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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: Individually letting out rooms, Pros and Cons (not Airbnb) geoffw, 21st Jan, 2019 at 12:47 PM
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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.
      Latest: Disrupting the spruiker market Terry_w, 22nd Jan, 2019 at 8:54 PM
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    4. NRAS

      Discussion about the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS)
      Latest: NRAS - ETHAN: class action Sam T, 17th Jan, 2019 at 5:44 PM
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    1. Service Provider Directory

      Directory of our professional members who provide products and services to property investors
  1. Shares, Managed Funds and Investment Trusts

    Sharemarket and equity based investments and managed funds
    1. Sharemarket Investment Strategies

      Strategies for investing in shares and related products
      Latest: LIC vs Index Nodrog, 23rd Jan, 2019 at 10:37 AM
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    2. Trading Strategies

      Strategies for trading shares and other instruments
      Latest: M E M X.. willair, 8th Jan, 2019
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    3. Market Analysis

      Analysing indexes and market movements
      Latest: Predictions for a Top in the S&P ASX 200 Zenith Chaos, 23rd Jan, 2019 at 10:15 AM
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    4. Investment & Trading Platforms, Tools and 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: SelfWealth symposia, 16th Jan, 2019
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    5. Latest: The passing of Vanguard founder John C. Bogle trinity168, 22nd Jan, 2019 at 3:10 PM
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    1. ASX Shares

      Investing in directly held shares (other than managed investments) on the ASX.
      Latest: nearmap kum yin lau, 21st Jan, 2019 at 10:28 AM
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    2. Managed Funds & Index Funds

      Investing in unlisted managed funds and index funds
      Latest: Vanguard Gestalt, 18th Jan, 2019 at 7:44 AM
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    3. Exchange Traded Funds (ETF)

      Investing in Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)
      Latest: Vanguard Australian Shares Index ETF PKFFW, 21st Jan, 2019 at 2:34 PM
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    4. Listed Investment Companies (LIC) & Trusts (LIT)

      Investing in Listed Investment Companies (LICs) and Listed Investment Trusts (LITs)
      Latest: Listed Investment Companies (LICs) 2019 The Falcon, 23rd Jan, 2019 at 10:32 AM
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    5. Real Estate Investment Trusts (A-REIT / LPT / UPT)

      Australian Real Estate Investment Trusts (A-REITs) / Listed Property Trusts (LPTs) / Unlisted Property Trusts (UPTs)
      Latest: Unlisted Property Trusts Scott No Mates, 26th Dec, 2018
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    6. Forex & Cryptocurrencies

      Foreign exchange and Cryptocurrencies
      Latest: I'm conducting some research on Bitcoin Dan Donoghue, 21st Jan, 2019 at 12:34 PM
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    7. International Shares

      Shares listed on exchanges outside of Australia
      Latest: I'm conducting some research on stock micro investing Dan Donoghue, 21st Jan, 2019 at 2:10 PM
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    8. Cash & Term Deposits

      Where to park funds for short term investment and savings
      Latest: South African Savings Account robboat, 30th Nov, 2018
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    9. Other Asset Classes

      Investment vehicles other than real estate and shares: art, collectables, etc
      Latest: BONDS VS CASH IN SAVINGS Nodrog, 14th Jan, 2019
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    1. Investor Psychology

      The psychology of investing and finance. Why people invest. What motivates people. Setting goals. Overcoming fear, negativity and apathy.
      Latest: What will make you rich? Indifference, 22nd Jan, 2019 at 6:15 PM
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    2. 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: How do you research a new market? Westminster, 22nd Jan, 2019 at 6:02 PM
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    3. Philanthropy

      Giving back - either financially or through volunteering your time to help others
      Latest: In life, you are not living, unless you are giving Angel, 24th Dec, 2018
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    4. Money Management

      Saving money, reducing bad debt, keeping on top of expenses, how do you get ahead?
      Latest: Understanding how equity effects your loan Bean27, 16th Jan, 2019
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    1. Operating a Small Business

      General discussion about starting and operating a small business
      Latest: The side hustle... Simon Hampel, 23rd Jan, 2019 at 9:51 AM
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    2. Angel Investing - Business Startups

      Providing early stage capital / angel funds to business startups
    1. Introductions

      New to PropertyChat? Say hello here and let us know a bit about you!
      Latest: Hi from Melbourne KateAshmor, 23rd Jan, 2019 at 6:06 AM
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    2. Networking & Meetups

      Post and discuss info on upcoming networking events, and social gatherings.
      Latest: sunshine coast meet up Bradley Peet, 22nd Jan, 2019 at 4:56 PM
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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: Embedded Tweets Simon Hampel, 20th Jan, 2019 at 11:29 AM
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    4. News & Announcements

      Site news - features, changes, updates and analysis
      Latest: PropertyChat 2018 stats Simon Hampel, 18th Jan, 2019 at 5:21 PM
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    1. Living Room

      General off topic discussions about anything not related to property
      Latest: Gold out, beers in? Lawmaker gives Bank of England money-saving tips Angel, 22nd Jan, 2019 at 6:53 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: Trump to address the US Lizzie, 23rd Jan, 2019 at 10:22 AM
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    3. Sports

      Discuss your favourite team or sporting event
      Latest: NSW Please help save Macquarie Centre Ice skating rink Marg4000, 19th Jan, 2019 at 9:43 AM
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    4. Health

      Staying healthy, managing your weight, medicines and medical issues
      Latest: Gut health See Change, 23rd Jan, 2019 at 10:26 AM
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    5. Entertainment

      General chat about television shows, movies, games and books
      Latest: Binge Worthy TV series See Change, 15th Jan, 2019
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    6. Cars & Motorbikes

      Love your car? Like to ride? This section is for you!
      Latest: Let's talk cars... chylld, 22nd Jan, 2019 at 11:52 AM
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    7. Food

      Your favourite foods, drinks, cooking, where to eat, etc.
      Latest: Whats your favorite/hated junk food? The Y-man, 23rd Jan, 2019 at 12:45 AM
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    8. Technology

      Computers, phones, toys and other personal electronic devices, internet, etc
      Latest: Cloud based File Backup chi.lam, 20th Jan, 2019 at 7:58 AM
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    9. Travel

      Where to go, how to get there, where to stay, what to eat, what to do - anything relating to travel and holidays
      Latest: Travelling Overland in the US MTR, 23rd Jan, 2019 at 10:29 AM
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