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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: Perth market 2019 Big Daddy, 18th Jul, 2019 at 9:24 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: Life as REA in todays market Waterboy, 18th Jul, 2019 at 11:10 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: Property courses BuyersAgent, 18th Jul, 2019 at 9:57 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
      Latest: Purchasing an off-market property in a ex govt area Paul Mete, 17th Jul, 2019 at 11:00 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: Fortune Magazine "Americas AI Landlord" MTR, 18th Jul, 2019 at 10:16 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: Tenants want a pet cat Ted Varrick, 18th Jul, 2019 at 9:53 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: I think I got scammed sumterrence, 17th Jul, 2019 at 12:03 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: Planning to sell in Melbourne (West) The Y-man, 18th Jul, 2019 at 12:16 AM
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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: Which tools to use? hammer, 17th Jul, 2019 at 3:59 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: Thoughts on property Propertunity, 18th Jul, 2019 at 9:20 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: design for laundry - top load or front load Keentolearn77, 18th Jul, 2019 at 8:01 PM
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    2. Renovation & Home Improvement

      Adding value through renovating and extending existing properties, including granny flats
      Latest: Relocating House entrance budgetbathrooms, 18th Jul, 2019 at 8:36 PM
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    3. Repairs & Maintenance

      Fixing problems with an existing property
      Latest: Is it usual to pay to get a quotation? marmot, 18th Jul, 2019 at 9:55 PM
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    4. Landscaping

      Adding value to the rest of the property other than the house or buildings
      Latest: Which plants/landscaping for this front garden? BarneyRubble, 15th Jul, 2019 at 9:16 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: Should I buy White Teak Plantation Shutters? Mike Lee, 12th Jul, 2019 at 2:26 PM
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    6. Granny Flats

      Granny Flats - secondary dwellings added to existing properties on the same title
      Latest: Process to install sub meter for power and water to granny flat Sydney Minh, 18th Jul, 2019 at 10:22 PM
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    1. Commercial Property

      General discussions on all aspects of investment in commercial property (i.e. non-residential)
      Latest: Where is the wealth Rental or Capital Growth Beano, 18th Jul, 2019 at 7:34 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: Am I mad? Screamer, 18th May, 2019
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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: NRAS payments for last year from Ethan housing mami, 5th Jul, 2019
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    1. Service Provider Directory

      Directory of our professional members who provide products and services to property investors
    2. Property For Sale

      Property for sale by our members
      Latest: Dual Occupancy Block for sale - BATHURST NSW BlueFox68, 12th Jul, 2019 at 12:24 PM
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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 Fargo, 18th Jul, 2019 at 11:20 PM
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    2. Share Investing Strategies, Theories & Education

      Strategies for investing in shares and related products
      Latest: My portfolio. Does this look ok? diagnostic, 18th Jul, 2019 at 1:05 PM
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    3. Sharemarket News & Market Analysis

      Analysing indexes and market movements and recent news from the markets
      Latest: This is the top!!! Fargo, 15th Jul, 2019 at 10:13 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
      Latest: Sharesight users - Feature Requests SatayKing, 18th Jul, 2019 at 11:20 AM
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    5. Other Asset Classes

      Investment vehicles other than real estate and shares: cash & term deposits, bonds, forex, cryptocurrencies, precious metals, art, collectables, etc
      Latest: Lending as an investment class Terry_w, 18th Jul, 2019 at 7:54 PM
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    1. Investor Psychology & Mindset

      The psychology of investing and finance. Why people invest. What motivates people. Setting goals. Overcoming fear, negativity and apathy.
      Latest: Spark your F.I.R.E Podcast - Your thought/feedback appreciated! David Shih, 15th Jul, 2019 at 1:57 PM
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    2. 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: bad idea to have a debit card? kierank, 18th Jul, 2019 at 11:41 PM
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    3. Philanthropy

      Giving back - either financially or through volunteering your time to help others
      Latest: Is anyone here also doing the Shitbox Rally? Jamie Moore, 29th Apr, 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: What business ? The Y-man, 18th Jul, 2019 at 10:52 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: Camera help needed geoffw, 18th Jul, 2019 at 10:35 PM
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    2. Introductions

      New to PropertyChat? Say hello here and let us know a bit about you!
      Latest: Hi from melbourne budgetbathrooms, 18th Jul, 2019 at 8:46 PM
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    3. Networking & Meetups

      Post and discuss info on upcoming networking events, and social gatherings.
      Latest: Western Sydney Meet-up - Wednesday 24th July skater, 18th Jul, 2019 at 6:30 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: Countdown to 700,000 posts Perthguy, 12th Jul, 2019 at 1:16 AM
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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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