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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: NZ Nudist Park for Sale Scott No Mates, 19th Dec, 2018 at 11:06 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: NRAS BuyersAgent, 19th Dec, 2018 at 11:09 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: What would you do? LisaSimpson, 19th Dec, 2018 at 11:02 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
    5. Investor Stories & Showcase

      Discussions about what our members have achieved and showcase of properties they have bought or renovations and developments.
      Latest: What I learnt out of buying 7 properties dabbler, 19th Dec, 2018 at 6:18 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: Terminating on expiry of fixed term - notice Bonz, 19th Dec, 2018 at 11:14 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.
    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: Microburbs Data HenryF, 12th Dec, 2018
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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: Holding Costs Angel, 19th Dec, 2018 at 9:18 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: Plan Endorsement Conditions JHC, 19th Dec, 2018 at 11:02 PM
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    2. Renovation & Home Improvement

      Adding value through renovating and extending existing properties, including granny flats
      Latest: I got two quotes from different draftmen, which one better charlie01, 19th Dec, 2018 at 8:46 PM
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    3. Repairs & Maintenance

      Fixing problems with an existing property
      Latest: Materials for plumbing roughing Coastal, 19th Dec, 2018 at 8:10 PM
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    4. Landscaping

      Adding value to the rest of the property other than the house or buildings
      Latest: What to do with the electrical conduit and water pipe magpieseason, 13th Dec, 2018 at 5:44 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: Plantation Shutters euro73, 14th Nov, 2018
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    6. Granny Flats

      Granny Flats - secondary dwellings added to existing properties on the same title
      Latest: GF - splitting Bills? euro73, 5th Dec, 2018
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    1. Commercial Property

      General discussions on all aspects of investment in commercial property (i.e. non-residential)
      Latest: Unlisted Property Trusts Big Al, 19th Dec, 2018 at 9:19 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: Had another shoot in my Airbnb yesterday TMNT, 11th Dec, 2018
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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: Real estate trust investment Quantum Trainee, 17th Dec, 2018 at 1:21 AM
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    4. NRAS

      Discussion about the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS)
      Latest: NRAS 2.0? spludgey, 18th Dec, 2018 at 8:37 AM
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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: Three Simple Rules of Investing Kevin Nel, 19th Dec, 2018 at 11:29 AM
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    2. Trading Strategies

      Strategies for trading shares and other instruments
      Latest: Automated / AI / Robo traders Trevor Genis, 18th Dec, 2018 at 1:56 AM
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    3. Market Analysis

      Analysing indexes and market movements
      Latest: World Indices Roundup - Jan/Feb 2018 Major Top? itsmescottyc, 16th Dec, 2018 at 8:06 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: Stock investment resources Redwing, 17th Dec, 2018 at 10:25 PM
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    5. Latest: Buying international shares Blueskies, 8th Dec, 2018
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    1. ASX Shares

      Investing in directly held shares (other than managed investments) on the ASX.
      Latest: Franking credits - gone? oddshapes, 17th Dec, 2018 at 10:39 AM
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    2. Managed Funds & Index Funds

      Investing in unlisted managed funds and index funds
      Latest: Warning about investing in unit trusts in June pwnitat0r, 17th Dec, 2018 at 10:38 AM
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    3. Exchange Traded Funds (ETF)

      Investing in Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)
      Latest: Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) 2018 pippen, 19th Dec, 2018 at 10:18 PM
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    4. Listed Investment Companies (LIC) & Trusts (LIT)

      Investing in Listed Investment Companies (LICs) and Listed Investment Trusts (LITs)
      Latest: Whitefield Limited SPP Nodrog, 19th Dec, 2018 at 1:54 PM
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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: Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) Nodrog, 23rd Oct, 2018
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    6. Forex & Cryptocurrencies

      Foreign exchange and Cryptocurrencies
      Latest: I'm conducting some research on Bitcoin Dan Donoghue, 17th Dec, 2018 at 9:07 AM
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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, 17th Dec, 2018 at 3:27 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: Diamonds MTR, 13th Dec, 2018 at 8:39 PM
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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: Fanning talk of housing collapse GentleChief, 10th Dec, 2018
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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: Pricefinder group - one vacancy doubletoplei, 19th Dec, 2018 at 10:37 AM
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    3. Philanthropy

      Giving back - either financially or through volunteering your time to help others
      Latest: Billionaire Giving 99% of his Wealth Away Ricki barkham, 8th Sep, 2018
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    4. Money Management

      Saving money, reducing bad debt, keeping on top of expenses, how do you get ahead?
      Latest: Getting money back from Overseas Befuddled, 22nd Oct, 2018
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    1. Operating a Small Business

      General discussion about starting and operating a small business
      Latest: Company name & Business name Stoffo, 17th Dec, 2018 at 8:59 PM
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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: Newb from Brisbane Eric Wu, 19th Dec, 2018 at 10:47 PM
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    2. Networking & Meetups

      Post and discuss info on upcoming networking events, and social gatherings.
    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: Introduction for newbies David Shih, 1st Dec, 2018
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    4. News & Announcements

      Site news - features, changes, updates and analysis
      Latest: 600,000 posts and 14,000 members Terry_w, 29th Aug, 2018
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    1. Living Room

      General off topic discussions about anything not related to property
      Latest: I'm too stingy with my Solar HiEquity, 19th Dec, 2018 at 11:09 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: New leadership challenge? willair, 13th Dec, 2018 at 11:08 AM
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    3. Sports

      Discuss your favourite team or sporting event
      Latest: Table Tennis anyone? TAJ, 13th Dec, 2018 at 12:54 PM
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    4. Health

      Staying healthy, managing your weight, medicines and medical issues
      Latest: Quitting alcohol and social life Danyool, 17th Dec, 2018 at 10:15 PM
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    5. Entertainment

      General chat about television shows, movies, games and books
      Latest: Movies for 2018 willair, 19th Dec, 2018 at 4:34 PM
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    6. Cars & Motorbikes

      Love your car? Like to ride? This section is for you!
      Latest: Let's talk cars... chylld, 19th Dec, 2018 at 4:31 PM
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    7. Food

      Your favourite foods, drinks, cooking, where to eat, etc.
      Latest: The Vege Garden Thread Nodrog, 13th Dec, 2018 at 10:13 PM
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    8. Technology

      Computers, phones, toys and other personal electronic devices, internet, etc
      Latest: Removing auto fill in gmail? geoffw, 14th Oct, 2018
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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: Commbank Travel Money Card Islay, 13th Dec, 2018 at 6:54 PM
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