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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: Inner city ring Melbourne pwt, 22nd Nov, 2017 at 11:13 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: What will stop the BOOM in Sydney and Melbourne mickyyyy, 22nd Nov, 2017 at 10:56 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: NRAS or nursing home units Redom, 22nd Nov, 2017 at 2:24 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.
    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.
      Latest: Property Investment - Other: Forum Guidelines 1961, 15th Oct, 2017
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    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: Three key skills of a good Property Manager Trish, 22nd Nov, 2017 at 11:20 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: Selling in Gladstone Clayton, 22nd Nov, 2017 at 11:37 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: Anybody dealt with Mirum Group / Fortitude Homes? LoriKee, 22nd Nov, 2017 at 10:33 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: legally 4 bedrooms or not? Whitecat, 21st Nov, 2017 at 4:49 PM
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    1. Property Finance

      Lenders, loan products, valuation, mortgages, and borrowing strategies for acquiring that next investment property.
      Latest: APRA - the latest and greatest euro73, 22nd Nov, 2017 at 11:19 PM
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    2. Accounting & Tax

      The fun stuff ! Discussion of all things accounting and taxation for investments.
      Latest: Ownership Structure: Asset Protection and Land Tax Threshold Trainee, 22nd Nov, 2017 at 11:22 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: Buildling cost overruns due to Engineering mistakes Scott No Mates, 22nd Nov, 2017 at 2:33 PM
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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: Floor area on plan: measured vs quoted figure Bernado, 22nd Nov, 2017 at 10:51 PM
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    2. Renovation & Home Improvement

      Adding value through renovating and extending existing properties, including granny flats
      Latest: Cornice Scott No Mates, 22nd Nov, 2017 at 10:51 PM
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    3. Repairs & Maintenance

      Fixing problems with an existing property
      Latest: Is it safe to use rainwater for washing machines? Francesco, 22nd Nov, 2017 at 8:22 AM
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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: Help me with floor plan hobo, 20th Nov, 2017 at 7:56 PM
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    5. Landscaping

      Adding value to the rest of the property other than the house or buildings
      Latest: Pebbles and pave path [email protected], 21st Nov, 2017 at 5:07 PM
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    6. Granny Flats

      Granny Flats - secondary dwellings added to existing properties on the same title
      Latest: Sydney -west granny flat builders Illusivedreams, 19th Nov, 2017 at 6:03 PM
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    1. Commercial Property

      General discussions on all aspects of investment in commercial property (i.e. non-residential)
      Latest: Commercial buyers agent scientist, 18th Nov, 2017 at 2:37 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: Game theory of Airbnb review system Depreciator, 22nd Nov, 2017 at 4:58 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: What's the deal with brickx ollidrac nosaj, 15th Nov, 2017
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    4. NRAS

      Discussion about the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS)
      Latest: Removing NRAS restriction on title Anne118, 5th Nov, 2017
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    1. Service Provider Directory

      Directory of our professional members who provide products and services to property investors
      Latest: Adelaide Property Search James McIntyre, 31st Oct, 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: Has Australia’s Luck Run Out? Blueskies, 22nd Nov, 2017 at 8:26 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: Tiny house living and mortgage free - Is it worth it? freyja, 19th Nov, 2017 at 8:08 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: Noob Multiple IP Cashflow Spreadsheet BarneyRubble, 22nd Nov, 2017 at 10:59 PM
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    4. Philanthropy

      Giving back - either financially or through volunteering your time to help others
      Latest: Good deeds WattleIdo, 22nd Nov, 2017 at 10:06 PM
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    1. Introductions

      New to PropertyChat? Say hello here and let us know a bit about you!
      Latest: Hi from Perth Trish, 22nd Nov, 2017 at 11:18 PM
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    2. Networking & Meetups

      Post and discuss info on upcoming networking events, and social gatherings.
      Latest: Brisbane Social Meet-Up 31/10 6:00pm The Manhattan Line, Bulimba Tom Rivera, 22nd Nov, 2017 at 8:05 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: PropertyChat v2 suggestions Simon Hampel, 21st Nov, 2017 at 2:09 PM
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    4. News & Announcements

      Site news - features, changes, updates and analysis
      Latest: PropertyChat is 2 years old! willair, 26th Sep, 2017
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    1. Living Room

      General off topic discussions about anything not related to property
      Latest: Am I being petty for not “releasing” a plane ticket I can’t use? BarneyRubble, 22nd Nov, 2017 at 11:08 PM
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    2. Small Business

      General discussion about operating a small business
      Latest: The Bank of Mum and Dad Angel, 19th Nov, 2017 at 7:31 PM
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    3. Sports

      Discuss your favourite team or sporting event
      Latest: The Running Thread (All Abilities) paulF, 22nd Nov, 2017 at 8:42 AM
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    4. Entertainment

      General chat about television shows, movies, games and books
      Latest: What videogames are you playing? Simon Hampel, 22nd Nov, 2017 at 7:21 AM
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    5. Health

      Staying healthy, managing your weight, medicines and medical issues
      Latest: rude people in gym Scott No Mates, 13th Nov, 2017
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    6. Food

      Your favourite foods, drinks, cooking, where to eat, etc.
      Latest: South East Queensland Food! The Gambler, 21st Nov, 2017 at 1:59 PM
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