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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: Kallangur 2021 thunderstrike888, 30th Nov, 2021 at 12:10 AM
    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 Value of Storage jaybean, 30th Nov, 2021 at 12:13 AM
    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: Advice would be appreciated Karina, 29th Nov, 2021 at 11:27 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: Whole block of units strongy1986, 29th Nov, 2021 at 11:48 PM
    5. Investor Stories & Showcase

      Discussions about what our members have achieved and showcase of properties they have bought or renovations and developments.
      Latest: Financially free at 32 – My 10 year property journey Popo7, 29th Nov, 2021 at 11:49 PM
    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: Tenant moved in and has not paid rent since wylie, 29th Nov, 2021 at 11:32 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: Ripehouse advisory mayannsa, 29th Nov, 2021 at 8:33 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: Commercial Rentvesting 33053, 29th Nov, 2021 at 7:04 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: Educate myself Travelbug, 30th Nov, 2021 at 12:54 AM
    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: orange line labelled "CONC" on Service Location Print fault, 29th Nov, 2021 at 6:24 PM
    1. Development

      Building new properties, Subdivision, Rezoning, Landbanking - anything to do with changing the nature or usage of the land
      Latest: 12.5m wide by 10m deep a big enough footprint MTVL, 30th Nov, 2021 at 1:19 AM
    2. Renovation & Home Improvement

      Adding value through renovating and extending existing properties
      Latest: Water ingress from external wall, new concrete - who to call? LDG, 28th Nov, 2021 at 9:11 PM
    3. Repairs & Maintenance

      Fixing problems with an existing property
      Latest: How do I ‘unscrew’ this? willair, 29th Nov, 2021 at 5:36 PM
    4. Landscaping

      Adding value to the rest of the property other than the house or buildings
    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
      Latest: Granny flat distance from trees requirements NSW MAP, 22nd Nov, 2021
    1. Commercial Property

      General discussions on all aspects of investment in commercial property (i.e. non-residential)
      Latest: Commercial of Block of Units? New Town, 29th Nov, 2021 at 9:28 PM
    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 & NDIS SDA

      Discussion about the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS) and National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) funded Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA)
      Latest: EXITING NRAS The Artisan, 24th Nov, 2021 at 6:51 PM
    1. Service Provider Directory

      Directory of our professional members who provide products and services to property investors
    2. Marketplace

      List property you have for sale or rent or wanted. Buy/sell/swap goods you no longer need. Post requests for JV partners for property deals.
      Latest: Marketplace Guidelines gach2, 28th Sep, 2021
  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: 10 bagger MSB, 29th Nov, 2021 at 11:24 AM
    2. Share Investing Strategies, Theories & Education

      Strategies for investing in shares and related products
      Latest: Putting all my eggs in the VDHG basket? Nodrog, 20th Nov, 2021
    3. Sharemarket News & Market Analysis

      Analysing indexes and market movements and recent news from the markets
      Latest: World Indices Roundup 2021 Baker, 29th Nov, 2021 at 11:25 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: Selfwealth Vs Superhero Vs Alternatives number 5, 29th Nov, 2021 at 10:17 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: Bitcoin is not a stock MTR, 28th Nov, 2021 at 2:58 PM
    1. Financial Independence, Retire Early (FIRE)

      Discussions about the FIRE lifestyle movement - aiming to achieve financial independence and retiring early.
      Latest: FIRE Starters (Financial Independence, Retire Early) Burramys, 28th Nov, 2021 at 2:17 PM
    2. Investor Psychology & Mindset

      The psychology of investing and finance. Why people invest. What motivates people. Setting goals. Overcoming fear, negativity and apathy.
      Latest: Personal Philosophy The Y-man, 23rd Nov, 2021
    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.
    4. Philanthropy

      Giving back - either financially or through volunteering your time to help others
      Latest: Dress for Success Millie, 18th Oct, 2021
    5. Articles

      Investing Articles from
      Latest: Trustee Directors Liability Update NickM, 17th Oct, 2009
  2. BusinessChat

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

      General discussion about starting and operating a business
    2. Business Accounting, Tax & Legal

      Discussion of all things accounting, taxation and legal for business.
      Latest: Benefit of buying a property within a trust? See Change, 21st Nov, 2021
    3. Business Showcase & Feedback

      Let us know about your business or new website or new product you've developed.
      Latest: Community sporting club website abbyfresh, 2nd Nov, 2021
    1. Living Room

      General off topic discussions about anything not related to property
      Latest: COVID-19 in other countries 2021 Lizzie, 29th Nov, 2021 at 11:53 PM
    2. Introductions

      New to PropertyChat? Say hello here and let us know a bit about you!
      Latest: Hi from Mornington Peninsula! SeafordSunshine, 29th Nov, 2021 at 8:43 PM
    3. Networking & Meetups

      Post and discuss info on upcoming networking events, and social gatherings.
      Latest: Sydney CBD Meetup (In Person!) - Thursday 2nd Dec 2021 - 6pm Mel Morgan, 29th Nov, 2021 at 8:04 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: Private Messaging Users Simon Hampel, 29th Nov, 2021 at 10:08 PM
    5. News & Announcements

      Site news - features, changes, updates and analysis
      Latest: Discord Chatroom for PropertyChat Simon Hampel, 17th Aug, 2021