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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: Have you thought about investing in Regional Victoria? Skinman, 16th Sep, 2019 at 9:03 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: AUD Slip Slidding Kangabanga, 15th Sep, 2019 at 10:51 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: Spreading risk Sackie, 15th Sep, 2019 at 11:18 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: Are Units/ Apartments ever a good investment? skater, 7th Sep, 2019
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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: You can't make money in Western Sydney. skater, 16th Sep, 2019 at 6:30 AM
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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: Council halved bins for apartment block Scott No Mates, 16th Sep, 2019 at 9:09 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: Real estate agent recommendation - Coorparoo RPI, 15th Sep, 2019 at 8:07 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: Confused- Should hold or sell (Regional SA) Auskelp, 12th Sep, 2019 at 6:33 PM
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    4. Property 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: Resources and subscriptions The Y-man, 13th Sep, 2019 at 1:34 PM
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    5. 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: Corelogic Report - Valuation Peter_Tersteeg, 12th Sep, 2019 at 5:51 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: Duplex/Dual Occ in Brisbane BCC RPI, 16th Sep, 2019 at 7:14 AM
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    2. Renovation & Home Improvement

      Adding value through renovating and extending existing properties, including granny flats
      Latest: Bathroom reno Brisbane post-war original martini, 15th Sep, 2019 at 6:09 PM
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    3. Repairs & Maintenance

      Fixing problems with an existing property
      Latest: At wits end - can't breathe in a room Pumpkin, 15th Sep, 2019 at 5:23 PM
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    4. Landscaping

      Adding value to the rest of the property other than the house or buildings
      Latest: Pool landscaping Thedoc, 7th Sep, 2019
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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: Need help with outdoor colour choice Toucan, 14th Sep, 2019 at 2:38 PM
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    6. Granny Flats

      Granny Flats - secondary dwellings added to existing properties on the same title
      Latest: Qld granny flat demand RPI, 15th Sep, 2019 at 8:10 PM
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    1. Commercial Property

      General discussions on all aspects of investment in commercial property (i.e. non-residential)
      Latest: Insurance for a boarding house MicrowaveJenny, 11th Sep, 2019 at 10:03 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: Beware Perth hosts of guest JJ Stoffo, 15th Sep, 2019 at 4:21 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: Brick X on Lateline, own Property for $100 KayTea, 3rd Jul, 2019
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    4. NRAS

      Discussion about the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS)
      Latest: Is it possible to change PM of NRAS? euro73, 13th Sep, 2019 at 1:30 PM
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    1. Service Provider Directory

      Directory of our professional members who provide products and services to property investors
      Latest: Freedom Funding - Finance Broker Morgs, 10th Sep, 2019 at 2:56 PM
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    2. Property For Sale

      Property for sale by our members
      Latest: Self Storage Sheds jrc, 11th Aug, 2019
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    3. Buy / Sell / Swap

      General marketplace for trading goods you no longer need. Strictly no-commercial posts.
      Latest: Ingenuity automatic baby rocker $60 Sackie, 7th Sep, 2019
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  1. InvestChat

    Shares, funds, and other investment types
    1. Shares & Funds

      Investing in directly held shares, index funds, managed funds, listed investment companies and trusts, property, infrastructure, etc
      Latest: Listed Investment Companies (LICs) 2019 Nodrog, 16th Sep, 2019 at 9:03 AM
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    2. Share Investing Strategies, Theories & Education

      Strategies for investing in shares and related products
    3. Sharemarket News & Market Analysis

      Analysing indexes and market movements and recent news from the markets
      Latest: ASX200 (XJO) 7000 here I come.... Big Al, 12th Sep, 2019 at 4:24 PM
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    4. Sharemarket Investing Platforms, Tools & 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
    5. Other Asset Classes

      Investment vehicles other than real estate and shares: cash & term deposits, bonds, forex, cryptocurrencies, precious metals, art, collectables, etc
      Latest: 100k Bitcoin in next 3 years. Nick23, 12th Sep, 2019 at 1:37 PM
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    1. Financial Independence, Retire Early (FIRE)

      Discussions about the FIRE lifestyle movement - aiming to achieve financial independence and retiring early.
      Latest: Playing with FIRE SatayKing, 16th Sep, 2019 at 8:56 AM
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    2. Investor Psychology & Mindset

      The psychology of investing and finance. Why people invest. What motivates people. Setting goals. Overcoming fear, negativity and apathy.
      Latest: Being content for what you have spludgey, 15th Sep, 2019 at 10:35 PM
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    3. Money Management & Banking

      Saving money, reducing bad debt, keeping on top of expenses, how do you get ahead? Also, bank accounts, credit cards, money transfers etc.
      Latest: probably silly questions but Synergy, 13th Sep, 2019 at 9:20 PM
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    4. Philanthropy

      Giving back - either financially or through volunteering your time to help others
      Latest: Is anyone here also doing the Shitbox Rally? datto, 26th Jul, 2019
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  2. BusinessChat

    Business, Startups and Venture Capital
    1. Starting & Running a Business

      General discussion about starting and operating a business
      Latest: Business restructuring tip 1 Yanca, 15th Sep, 2019 at 8:25 PM
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    2. Investing in Business

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

      General off topic discussions about anything not related to property
      Latest: Children’s TV character Fireman Sam axed as a mascot for lacking inclusivity spludgey, 16th Sep, 2019 at 6:58 AM
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    2. Introductions

      New to PropertyChat? Say hello here and let us know a bit about you!
      Latest: Hi Deplorable1, 15th Sep, 2019 at 10:21 AM
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    3. Networking & Meetups

      Post and discuss info on upcoming networking events, and social gatherings.
      Latest: Western Sydney Meet-up - Wednesday 18th September KRB, 15th Sep, 2019 at 10:23 PM
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    4. PropertyChat Community & Website

      About our community - who our members are, how things work around here, problems using the site and features you'd like to see!
      Latest: Why all the 'not advice' comments in posts? Lizzie, 3rd Sep, 2019
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    5. News & Announcements

      Site news - features, changes, updates and analysis
      Latest: 700,000 posts and 17,000 registered users Perthguy, 11th Jul, 2019
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