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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: Investing in Brisbane Tom Rivera, 17th Feb, 2020 at 5:39 PM
    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: IO2PI rollover updates The Y-man, 17th Feb, 2020 at 5:44 PM
    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: Invest in RE or ETF? Please advise The Y-man, 17th Feb, 2020 at 3:59 PM
    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: What do you think of this property ? Arana hills QLD My House QLD, 17th Feb, 2020 at 12:23 PM
    5. Investor Stories & Showcase

      Discussions about what our members have achieved and showcase of properties they have bought or renovations and developments.
    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: Property Management Inspection Fee Chomp, 17th Feb, 2020 at 4:48 PM
    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: Leaving Australia, should I sell? [email protected], 17th Feb, 2020 at 3:03 PM
    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: Flexibility on property selection when using a buyers agent Jacque, 17th Feb, 2020 at 2:19 PM
    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: Looking for a mortgage broker MelBella, 17th Feb, 2020 at 4:33 PM
    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: Reno old house or knock down for Duplex? youngbuck, 14th Feb, 2020 at 7:27 PM
    1. Development

      Building new properties, Subdivision, Rezoning, Landbanking - anything to do with changing the nature or usage of the land
      Latest: I just built and own 3 townhouses - do I need a body corporate? wylie, 17th Feb, 2020 at 5:35 PM
    2. Renovation & Home Improvement

      Adding value through renovating and extending existing properties, including granny flats
      Latest: older house with suspected asbestos cladding and interior sheeting Marg4000, 17th Feb, 2020 at 10:03 AM
    3. Repairs & Maintenance

      Fixing problems with an existing property
      Latest: install dishwasher price too expensive? The Gambler, 17th Feb, 2020 at 2:55 PM
    4. Landscaping

      Adding value to the rest of the property other than the house or buildings
      Latest: Pool Fencing - retractable option? Outside Space Guy, 16th Feb, 2020 at 12:35 PM
    5. Styling & Decorating

      Cosmetic (ie non-structural) improvements to properties, including painting or decorating, updating fixtures and fittings, furnishings and staging properties for sale.
    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: Do you use a property manager for commercial? Scott No Mates, 16th Feb, 2020 at 5:34 PM
    2. Airbnb & Short Term Letting

      Being an Airbnb host, homestay, short term letting, holiday rentals, holiday homes, accommodation sharing, Stayz
      Latest: Anyone seem to be affected by coronavirus? thydzik, 15th Feb, 2020 at 3:29 PM
    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: When did you branch out from "normal" property investing Perthguy, 14th Feb, 2020 at 1:41 PM
    4. NRAS & NDIS SDA

      Discussion about the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS) and National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) funded Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA)
      Latest: Specialist Disability Accommodation RPI, 16th Feb, 2020 at 1:00 PM
    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
    2. Property For Sale

      Property for sale by our members
    3. Buy / Sell / Swap

      General marketplace for trading goods you no longer need. Strictly no-commercial posts.
      Latest: Buy / Sell / Swap Guidelines KinG3o0o, 4th Feb, 2020
  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: Best ETF option to park cash in for next 12-18 months MarkW, 17th Feb, 2020 at 5:40 PM
    2. Share Investing Strategies, Theories & Education

      Strategies for investing in shares and related products
      Latest: Weathering the Storm – Investing through the Global Financial Crisis Redwing, 17th Feb, 2020 at 5:34 PM
    3. Sharemarket News & Market Analysis

      Analysing indexes and market movements and recent news from the markets
      Latest: World Indices Roundup 2020 Piston_Broke, 13th Feb, 2020 at 5:52 PM
    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: Stock investment resources Redwing, 17th Feb, 2020 at 12:45 PM
    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. Redwing, 17th Feb, 2020 at 1:50 PM
    1. Financial Independence, Retire Early (FIRE)

      Discussions about the FIRE lifestyle movement - aiming to achieve financial independence and retiring early.
      Latest: My Household CAGR ChrisP73, 15th Feb, 2020 at 3:31 PM
    2. Investor Psychology & Mindset

      The psychology of investing and finance. Why people invest. What motivates people. Setting goals. Overcoming fear, negativity and apathy.
    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: Investment loan and bank account setup for multiple IPs Manic, 12th Feb, 2020 at 11:33 AM
    4. Philanthropy

      Giving back - either financially or through volunteering your time to help others
      Latest: City Trees Archaon, 13th Jan, 2020
  2. BusinessChat

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

      General discussion about starting and operating a business
      Latest: People who started a side hustle, what inspired you? albanga, 16th Feb, 2020 at 8:59 AM
    2. Business Accounting, Tax & Legal

      Discussion of all things accounting, taxation and legal for business.
      Latest: What to do with Bucket Company income? Big A, 12th Feb, 2020 at 8:09 PM
    3. Business Showcase & Feedback

      Let us know about your business or new website or new product you've developed.
      Latest: Critique my website please Joseph Skewes, 31st Dec, 2019
    1. Living Room

      General off topic discussions about anything not related to property
      Latest: Can you be less "car-centric"? datto, 17th Feb, 2020 at 4:42 PM
    2. Introductions

      New to PropertyChat? Say hello here and let us know a bit about you!
      Latest: Hello All, Property Twins, 17th Feb, 2020 at 11:18 AM
    3. Networking & Meetups

      Post and discuss info on upcoming networking events, and social gatherings.
      Latest: Anyone interested in Cairns property meetup? The Grinch, 16th Feb, 2020 at 5:12 PM
    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: Can you help me read Propertychat more easily? Westminster, 15th Jan, 2020
    5. News & Announcements

      Site news - features, changes, updates and analysis
      Latest: PropertyChat is 4 years old! larrylarry, 23rd Jan, 2020