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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: Perth market 2018 Rex, 19th Jul, 2018 at 1:34 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: Australian Dollar 2018 Dean Collins, 18th Jul, 2018 at 11:55 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: Advice wanted – sell or rent? Unique situation Indifference, 19th Jul, 2018 at 12:44 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? CDaly, 18th Jul, 2018 at 6:01 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 Detroit crew since 2014 Random Username, 18th Jul, 2018 at 8:23 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.
    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: Meth Lab contamination TMNT, 18th Jul, 2018 at 11:31 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.
    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: Duplex- Lidcombe, NSW fionac, 18th Jul, 2018 at 12:22 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: Jeremy Shepherd: Location Score Serveman, 18th Jul, 2018 at 4:43 PM
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    1. Property Finance

      Lenders, loan products, valuation, mortgages, and borrowing strategies for acquiring that next investment property.
    2. Accounting & Tax

      The fun stuff ! Discussion of all things accounting and taxation for investments.
      Latest: Moving to the USA – the tax implications Dean Collins, 18th Jul, 2018 at 11:26 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: Chasing some one down for $$$ TMNT, 18th Jul, 2018 at 11:27 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: Perth residential town house designer recommendations Perthguy, 19th Jul, 2018 at 1:38 AM
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    2. Renovation & Home Improvement

      Adding value through renovating and extending existing properties, including granny flats
      Latest: Shower and wall mixer mayhem Joynz, 18th Jul, 2018 at 11:12 PM
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    3. Repairs & Maintenance

      Fixing problems with an existing property
      Latest: "No Tiles Removed" shower leak repair recommendation Daydreamer, 17th Jul, 2018 at 2:37 PM
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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: Not sure whether to style or not Travelbug, 13th Jul, 2018 at 8:31 PM
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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: Backyard sizes - granny flat neK, 13th Jul, 2018 at 4:29 PM
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    1. Commercial Property

      General discussions on all aspects of investment in commercial property (i.e. non-residential)
      Latest: Commercial Property Financing Blacky, 17th Jul, 2018 at 11:30 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: Books on Airbnb / holiday rental marmot, 15th Jul, 2018 at 11:13 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: Vendor Financing Terry_w, 16th Jul, 2018 at 7:47 PM
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    4. NRAS

      Discussion about the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS)
      Latest: Valuer for NRAS valuation Westminster, 17th Jul, 2018 at 4:58 PM
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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: Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) Snowball, 19th Jul, 2018 at 12:30 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: Everyone thinks I'm a property tycoon, yet I feel like a failure Ghoti, 18th Jul, 2018 at 9:42 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: The Ultimate List of Property Research Websites AJay, 18th Jul, 2018 at 11:44 AM
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    4. Philanthropy

      Giving back - either financially or through volunteering your time to help others
      Latest: Urgh! Chuggers... Orion, 10th Jul, 2018
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    1. Introductions

      New to PropertyChat? Say hello here and let us know a bit about you!
      Latest: Value Investor Eric Wu, 18th Jul, 2018 at 11:49 PM
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    2. Networking & Meetups

      Post and discuss info on upcoming networking events, and social gatherings.
      Latest: Sutherland Shire - Short Notice - Thursday 11 January Simon Hampel, 18th Jul, 2018 at 10:10 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: is there a forum for news articles??? PandDos, 16th Jul, 2018 at 10:26 PM
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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: IT Contracting Solution Architect pay rates TheSackedWiggle, 18th Jul, 2018 at 4:15 PM
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    2. Small Business

      General discussion about operating a small business
    3. Sports

      Discuss your favourite team or sporting event
      Latest: The Running Thread (All Abilities) Propagate, 18th Jul, 2018 at 6:51 PM
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    4. Entertainment

      General chat about television shows, movies, games and books
      Latest: Netflix - Who's into it? Ed Barton, 18th Jul, 2018 at 7:29 AM
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    5. Health

      Staying healthy, managing your weight, medicines and medical issues
      Latest: Hospitals, Surgery & Healthcare Tony3008, 9th Jul, 2018
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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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    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: What hold does Russia have over Trump? MTR, 18th Jul, 2018 at 9:31 PM
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