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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: Dual Key PPOR in Melbourne craigc, 15th Aug, 2018 at 6:30 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: Would you withdraw your IP from the rental market? Graeme, 14th Aug, 2018 at 11:43 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: Looking at first investment, please punch holes in idea spludgey, 15th Aug, 2018 at 7:27 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: Recommended min land size for IP Leo2413, 14th Aug, 2018 at 3:55 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: Restricting a search to FHOG eligible Properties Property Rookie, 14th Aug, 2018 at 9:27 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.
      Latest: Property Investment - Other: Forum Guidelines Simon Hampel, 9th Aug, 2018 at 11:20 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 with undisclosed pets Dean Collins, 15th Aug, 2018 at 12:21 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: Surveyor report Newcastle Aaron Duffie, 14th Aug, 2018 at 7:35 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: Spotter's Fee [email protected], 14th Aug, 2018 at 4:43 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: Demolish house at Coorparoo, Brisbane? Bertone, 14th Aug, 2018 at 3:18 PM
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    1. Property Finance

      Lenders, loan products, valuation, mortgages, and borrowing strategies for acquiring that next investment property.
      Latest: P&I loan vs Interest only Rolf Latham, 15th Aug, 2018 at 3:43 AM
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    2. Accounting & Tax

      The fun stuff ! Discussion of all things accounting and taxation for investments.
      Latest: Can I claim Depreciation on Property in India-Rental Income [email protected], 14th Aug, 2018 at 3:02 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: Age Pension and Company Director Terry_w, 15th Aug, 2018 at 12:22 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
    2. Renovation & Home Improvement

      Adding value through renovating and extending existing properties, including granny flats
    3. Repairs & Maintenance

      Fixing problems with an existing property
      Latest: Why you should inspect your flexible hoses marmot, 13th Aug, 2018 at 1:12 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: Styling for rent geoffw, 13th Aug, 2018 at 7:44 AM
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    5. Landscaping

      Adding value to the rest of the property other than the house or buildings
    6. Granny Flats

      Granny Flats - secondary dwellings added to existing properties on the same title
      Latest: Granny flat Sydney - Progress - Granny flat Approvals See Change, 14th Aug, 2018 at 7:07 PM
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    1. Commercial Property

      General discussions on all aspects of investment in commercial property (i.e. non-residential)
      Latest: Am I Missing Something? Beano, 15th Aug, 2018 at 1:17 AM
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    2. Airbnb & Short Term Letting

      Being an Airbnb host, homestay, short term letting, holiday rentals, holiday homes, accommodation sharing, Stayz
    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: Vendor Financing [email protected], 20th Jul, 2018
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    4. NRAS

      Discussion about the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS)
      Latest: NRAS - ETHAN: class action flav9, 12th Aug, 2018 at 8:41 AM
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    1. Service Provider Directory

      Directory of our professional members who provide products and services to property investors
      Latest: Lend Power David Shih, 25th Jul, 2018
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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: When will the current equities bull run end? AndyPandy, 15th Aug, 2018 at 5:32 AM
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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: Are you frugal in everyday life: perspective? Gockie, 14th Aug, 2018 at 8:57 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: What happened to Dolf de Roos ? [email protected], 13th Aug, 2018 at 4:59 PM
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    4. Philanthropy

      Giving back - either financially or through volunteering your time to help others
      Latest: Help our Aussie farmers WattleIdo, 5th Aug, 2018
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    1. Introductions

      New to PropertyChat? Say hello here and let us know a bit about you!
      Latest: FHB newbie looking forward to learn enough to enter the market aving1001, 14th Aug, 2018 at 5:05 PM
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    2. Networking & Meetups

      Post and discuss info on upcoming networking events, and social gatherings.
      Latest: Ad-Hoc meetup (Melbourne East) The Y-man, 14th Aug, 2018 at 11:32 AM
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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: Robots Simon Hampel, 14th Aug, 2018 at 11:34 AM
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    4. News & Announcements

      Site news - features, changes, updates and analysis
      Latest: New forum topic: Politics geoffw, 6th Jul, 2018
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    1. Living Room

      General off topic discussions about anything not related to property
      Latest: Any surfers out there? Jamie Moore, 15th Aug, 2018 at 6:55 AM
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    2. Small Business

      General discussion about operating a small business
      Latest: The politics of moving to Adelaide! geoffw, 9th Aug, 2018 at 5:28 PM
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    3. Sports

      Discuss your favourite team or sporting event
      Latest: EPL thread HUGH72, 11th Aug, 2018 at 9:23 PM
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    4. Entertainment

      General chat about television shows, movies, games and books
      Latest: Your Opinion, Best TV Series Ever geoffw, 10th Aug, 2018 at 11:06 PM
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    5. Health

      Staying healthy, managing your weight, medicines and medical issues
      Latest: My health record.... Mac Fields, 14th Aug, 2018 at 4:49 PM
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    6. Food

      Your favourite foods, drinks, cooking, where to eat, etc.
      Latest: Burrito ...?.what do you think geoffw, 6th Aug, 2018
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    7. 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: The upside to a Trump presidency - part 2 wategos, 15th Aug, 2018 at 4:12 AM
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