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    1. General Property Chat

      General discussion about property investment
    2. 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: Where to buy PPOR in Melbourne area with 600K? G TOWN, 22nd Jul, 2017 at 4:40 PM
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    3. 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: Trusts: Next political frontier for inequality after NG and CGT Hedgy, 22nd Jul, 2017 at 4:38 PM
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    4. 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: Who has downsized/downgraded PPOR to reduce/eliminate poor mortgage? Otie, 22nd Jul, 2017 at 4:19 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: Financially free at 32 – My 10 year property journey diagnostic, 21st Jul, 2017 at 8:13 PM
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    6. 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: Considering 2 BR apartment (Strata) inner suburban Melbourne Anthony Brew, 21st Jul, 2017 at 2:37 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: Merrylands property manager recommendation? beachgurl, 22nd Jul, 2017 at 1:01 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: Whats a reasonable mark up on owner selling price? D.T., 22nd Jul, 2017 at 3:45 PM
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    3. 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: Unbelievable Zoolander, 22nd Jul, 2017 at 2:54 AM
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    1. Property Finance

      Lenders, loan products, valuation, mortgages, and borrowing strategies for acquiring that next investment property.
      Latest: interest rate - where to complaint grk349, 22nd Jul, 2017 at 4:34 PM
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    2. Accounting & Tax

      The fun stuff ! Discussion of all things accounting and taxation for investments.
      Latest: Land tax Hetty, 22nd Jul, 2017 at 4:49 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: Reject Shop Luke T, 22nd Jul, 2017 at 7:28 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: Forrestfield/High Wycombe - Dual Density Restrictions Aaron Sice, 22nd Jul, 2017 at 1:11 PM
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    2. Renovation & Home Improvement

      Adding value through renovating and extending existing properties, including granny flats
      Latest: Common Courtesy with removed Pavers Joynz, 22nd Jul, 2017 at 11:44 AM
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    3. Repairs & Maintenance

      Fixing problems with an existing property
      Latest: Securing screws to metal poles (fence) datto, 22nd Jul, 2017 at 11:38 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: cosmetic improvements to get more rent skater, 22nd Jul, 2017 at 8:00 AM
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    5. Landscaping

      Adding value to the rest of the property other than the house or buildings
      Latest: Landscaping advice robbie_p, 10th Jul, 2017
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    1. Commercial Property

      General discussions on all aspects of investment in commercial property (i.e. non-residential)
      Latest: Symposium 17 Sydney Beano, 19th Jul, 2017 at 9:44 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: My First air bnb listing. Yarra Valley Gockie, 22nd Jul, 2017 at 1:12 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.
      Latest: Buying high rise and sell before completion. Poppy, 8th Jul, 2017
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    4. NRAS

      Discussion about the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS)
      Latest: WA NRAS Consolidation vicki, 22nd Jul, 2017 at 1:26 PM
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    1. Service Provider Directory

      Directory of our professional members who provide products and services to property investors
      Latest: Town Planner Anthony416, 12th Jul, 2017
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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: Any suggestions for short term SMSF investments? Gockie, 22nd Jul, 2017 at 4:15 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: When did the penny drop for you? Gockie, 22nd Jul, 2017 at 11:17 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: Realestate.com.au Vs Domain D.T., 20th Jul, 2017 at 2:11 PM
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    4. Philanthropy

      Giving back - either financially or through volunteering your time to help others
      Latest: Social justice skater, 18th Jul, 2017 at 6:33 PM
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    1. Introductions

      New to PropertyChat? Say hello here and let us know a bit about you!
      Latest: Getting started - I hope! Ross Forrester, 22nd Jul, 2017 at 3:42 PM
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    2. Networking & Meetups

      Post and discuss info on upcoming networking events, and social gatherings.
      Latest: Western Sydney Meet-up - Wednesday 19th July datto, 21st Jul, 2017 at 9:09 PM
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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: Search Function Gockie, 12th Jul, 2017
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    4. News & Announcements

      Site news - features, changes, updates and analysis
      Latest: 10,000 members JacM, 6th Jul, 2017
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    1. Living Room

      General off topic discussions about anything not related to property
      Latest: Anyone lived , spent time in San Francisco , what did you think? JDP1, 22nd Jul, 2017 at 10:21 AM
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    2. Small Business

      General discussion about operating a small business
      Latest: How to Value a Business geoffw, 20th Jul, 2017 at 4:45 PM
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    3. Sports

      Discuss your favourite team or sporting event
      Latest: The Running Thread (All Abilities) Mick Butterfield, 20th Jul, 2017 at 12:02 PM
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    4. Entertainment

      General chat about television shows, movies, games and books
      Latest: Binge Worthy TV series Abradolf Lincler, 20th Jul, 2017 at 9:56 AM
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    5. Health

      Staying healthy, managing your weight, medicines and medical issues
      Latest: Health Journal datto, 21st Jul, 2017 at 11:35 PM
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    6. Food

      Your favourite foods, drinks, cooking, where to eat, etc.
      Latest: Best low carb recipes Phar Lap, 20th Jul, 2017 at 3:43 PM
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