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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: House in Kellyville vs. Apartment in Epping FrivolousPanda, 19th Nov, 2018 at 2:00 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: A snap shot of what is happening on the ground in Melbourne johnmteliza, 18th Nov, 2018 at 8:52 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: Squeezing out a little more yield Scott, 18th Nov, 2018 at 2:50 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: House with an empty pool Westminster, 18th Nov, 2018 at 12:42 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: Your worst IP purchase johnmteliza, 17th Nov, 2018 at 11:03 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: ABC Story on Negative Gearing qak, 18th Nov, 2018 at 7:53 PM
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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: Ongoing annual maintenance marmot, 18th Nov, 2018 at 9:30 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: Best selling agent in Werribee?! Tats, 17th Nov, 2018 at 1:49 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: $18m Fine - Rick Otton & We Buy Houses Kent Cliffe, 17th Nov, 2018 at 1:03 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: Finding sold prices scientist, 17th Nov, 2018 at 12:57 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: battle-axe question thatbum, 18th Nov, 2018 at 8:10 PM
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    2. Renovation & Home Improvement

      Adding value through renovating and extending existing properties, including granny flats
      Latest: Complete Unit renovation Sydney mickyyyy, 18th Nov, 2018 at 10:20 PM
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    3. Repairs & Maintenance

      Fixing problems with an existing property
      Latest: Logan Handyman/Tiler Jaylee, 17th Nov, 2018 at 3:36 PM
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    4. Landscaping

      Adding value to the rest of the property other than the house or buildings
      Latest: Fence on top of Retaining Wall? Westminster, 18th Nov, 2018 at 1:47 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 at 7:42 AM
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    6. Granny Flats

      Granny Flats - secondary dwellings added to existing properties on the same title
      Latest: Navid Guia - Granny Flat #4 McGraths Hill Anthony416, 18th Nov, 2018 at 9:33 AM
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    1. Commercial Property

      General discussions on all aspects of investment in commercial property (i.e. non-residential)
      Latest: Council Fire Safety Inspection money, 9th Nov, 2018
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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 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.
    4. NRAS

      Discussion about the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS)
      Latest: NRAS - ETHAN: class action peng, 18th Nov, 2018 at 10:27 PM
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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. 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: Parking funds in ETFs or LICs until the property market recovers monk, 18th Nov, 2018 at 6:34 PM
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    2. ASX Shares

      Investing in directly held shares (other than managed investments) on the ASX.
      Latest: A Closer Look at the Big 4 Islay, 18th Nov, 2018 at 10:58 PM
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    3. Managed Funds & Index Funds

      Investing in unlisted managed funds and index funds
      Latest: The Vanguard Managed Fund Thread pippen, 4th Nov, 2018
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    4. Exchange Traded Funds (ETF)

      Investing in Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)
      Latest: The war on indexing continues...? Snowball, 16th Nov, 2018 at 11:27 PM
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    5. Listed Investment Companies (LIC) & Trusts (LIT)

      Investing in Listed Investment Companies (LICs) and Listed Investment Trusts (LITs)
      Latest: Why the love for MIR (Mirrabooka Investments)? Nodrog, 18th Nov, 2018 at 11:56 PM
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    6. 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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    7. Forex & Cryptocurrencies

      Foreign exchange and Cryptocurrencies
      Latest: Crypto 2018! hammer, 16th Nov, 2018 at 2:14 PM
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    8. 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.
      Latest: Digital security of your share portfolio Snowball, 30th Oct, 2018
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    9. International Shares

      Shares listed on exchanges outside of Australia
    10. Other Asset Classes

      Investment vehicles other than real estate and shares: art, collectables, etc
      Latest: Vanguard Redwing, 17th Nov, 2018 at 5:23 PM
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  2. Managing Wealth

    Once you've started to build wealth - you also need to manage it
    1. Money Management

      Saving money, reducing bad debt, keeping on top of expenses, how do you get ahead?
      Latest: ING Orange Everyday + Savings Maximiser Otie, 22nd Oct, 2018
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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: When things go wrong in life - the Mullet survives Scott No Mates, 18th Nov, 2018 at 9:03 AM
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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: Mobile App to keep tabs on IPs PeterYB, 13th Nov, 2018 at 7:46 PM
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    3. Small Business

      General discussion about operating a small business
      Latest: Importing clothing from China/India TheSackedWiggle, 13th Nov, 2018 at 8:45 PM
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    4. 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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    1. Introductions

      New to PropertyChat? Say hello here and let us know a bit about you!
      Latest: New member- passionate about real estate industry Eric Wu, 17th Nov, 2018 at 5:16 PM
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    2. Networking & Meetups

      Post and discuss info on upcoming networking events, and social gatherings.
      Latest: Meetup in London??? Prothonotary, 17th Nov, 2018 at 1:34 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: Other Asset Classes topics Simon Hampel, 16th Nov, 2018 at 6:17 AM
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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: First world problems 2018!! Gockie, 18th Nov, 2018 at 10:51 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: Abbott or Liberal culture to blame? ttn, 18th Nov, 2018 at 9:56 AM
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    3. Sports

      Discuss your favourite team or sporting event
      Latest: The Running Thread (All Abilities) marty998, 17th Nov, 2018 at 9:36 PM
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    4. Health

      Staying healthy, managing your weight, medicines and medical issues
      Latest: Whats your fitness routine? chindonly, 15th Nov, 2018 at 9:33 PM
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    5. Entertainment

      General chat about television shows, movies, games and books
    6. Cars & Motorbikes

      Love your car? Like to ride? This section is for you!
      Latest: Classic car values and the property market. Bradley Peet, 14th Nov, 2018 at 4:15 PM
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    7. Food

      Your favourite foods, drinks, cooking, where to eat, etc.
      Latest: The Vege Garden Thread Hodor, 16th Nov, 2018 at 8:09 AM
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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: Best deals for Business Class flights willair, 28th Oct, 2018
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