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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: Melbourne, First IP Peter_Tersteeg, 25th Jun, 2018 at 12:24 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: The Market has certainly changed direction - Melbourne willister, 25th Jun, 2018 at 12:04 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: Buying Blind - What is wrong with renting? Angel, 25th Jun, 2018 at 6:22 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: Any Takers? Athikalaka, 21st Jun, 2018 at 3:13 PM
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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: Our Property Journey Hayden94, 22nd Jun, 2018 at 9:57 AM
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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: Incense Burning Sticks? Propertunity, 25th Jun, 2018 at 11:23 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: New job after recieving home loan approval Peter_Tersteeg, 25th Jun, 2018 at 10:42 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: Ian Ugarte Small is the New Big Gypsyblood, 25th Jun, 2018 at 12:23 AM
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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: PIA Software euro73, 25th Jun, 2018 at 12:06 PM
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    1. Property Finance

      Lenders, loan products, valuation, mortgages, and borrowing strategies for acquiring that next investment property.
      Latest: Pepper and Liberty - process post signed contract? Eric Wu, 25th Jun, 2018 at 1:23 AM
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    2. Accounting & Tax

      The fun stuff ! Discussion of all things accounting and taxation for investments.
      Latest: Last minute SMSF, Super and Tax strategies before 30 June [email protected], 25th Jun, 2018 at 12:24 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: Encroachment issue prior to settlement- BCC metro area Paws of Fury, 25th Jun, 2018 at 9:07 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: Battle axe house build theperthurbanist, 25th Jun, 2018 at 9:57 AM
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    2. Renovation & Home Improvement

      Adding value through renovating and extending existing properties, including granny flats
      Latest: Bathroom Renos - Recommendations? euro73, 25th Jun, 2018 at 12:15 PM
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    3. Repairs & Maintenance

      Fixing problems with an existing property
      Latest: Dodged a bullet SarahD, 25th Jun, 2018 at 11:40 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.
    5. Landscaping

      Adding value to the rest of the property other than the house or buildings
      Latest: Turf. Sydney South West. Who to use? neK, 15th Jun, 2018
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    6. Granny Flats

      Granny Flats - secondary dwellings added to existing properties on the same title
      Latest: New Granny Flat rules after 1st July... comments? Propertunity, 23rd Jun, 2018 at 12:02 PM
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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 Nodrog, 23rd Jun, 2018 at 9:12 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
      Latest: NSW Laws Just Announced - Airbnb killer in Sydney Ted Varrick, 24th Jun, 2018 at 9:11 PM
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    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.
    4. NRAS

      Discussion about the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS)
      Latest: NRAS payments for last year from Ethan housing euro73, 21st Jun, 2018 at 8:28 AM
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    1. Service Provider Directory

      Directory of our professional members who provide products and services to property investors
      Latest: Bridge to Bricks, Sydney [email protected], 31st May, 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: Listed Investment Companies (LICs) Q2 2018 SatayKing, 25th Jun, 2018 at 12:15 PM
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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: Do You Hope The Sydney Property Market Crashes Hard? Lacrim, 25th Jun, 2018 at 11:25 AM
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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: RP Data Group - Full National Access vivienne Halliday, 15th Jun, 2018
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    4. Philanthropy

      Giving back - either financially or through volunteering your time to help others
      Latest: Good deeds MTR, 23rd Nov, 2017
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    1. Introductions

      New to PropertyChat? Say hello here and let us know a bit about you!
      Latest: Hi all new to Melbourne looking to build a team Jamie Moore, 25th Jun, 2018 at 9:56 AM
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    2. Networking & Meetups

      Post and discuss info on upcoming networking events, and social gatherings.
      Latest: Ad-Hoc meetup (Melbourne East) Medine, 25th Jun, 2018 at 11:31 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: Login with Twitter not working Bullion Baron, 19th Jun, 2018 at 3:01 PM
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    4. News & Announcements

      Site news - features, changes, updates and analysis
      Latest: PropertyChat is 3 years old! Simon Hampel, 25th Jun, 2018 at 9:16 AM
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    1. Living Room

      General off topic discussions about anything not related to property
      Latest: Great Barrier Reef - Holiday Jamie Moore, 25th Jun, 2018 at 12:11 PM
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    2. Small Business

      General discussion about operating a small business
      Latest: Is @datto the new age entrepreneur? datto, 4th Jun, 2018
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    3. Sports

      Discuss your favourite team or sporting event
      Latest: Anyone enjoy Bushwalking / Hiking / Trekking ? Joynz, 19th Jun, 2018 at 7:26 AM
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    4. Entertainment

      General chat about television shows, movies, games and books
      Latest: Top 10 euro73, 22nd Jun, 2018 at 10:17 PM
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    5. Health

      Staying healthy, managing your weight, medicines and medical issues
      Latest: Anyone else use a Water dental flosser? Mac Fields, 20th Jun, 2018 at 6:47 AM
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    6. Food

      Your favourite foods, drinks, cooking, where to eat, etc.
      Latest: Burrito ...?.what do you think hobartchic, 2nd May, 2018
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