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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: Post a Bargain - Perth 2019 Westminster, 16th Feb, 2019 at 11:18 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: Post Royal Commission Property Prices berten, 16th Feb, 2019 at 6:20 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
    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: First home buyer - off the plan Melbourne Trainee, 16th Feb, 2019 at 6:41 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: What I learnt out of buying 7 properties David Shih, 14th Feb, 2019 at 12:14 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: Does one have to set up a owners corp / body corp PMC Property, 16th Feb, 2019 at 5:35 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: Going overseas during contract period - Risks? Terry_w, 16th Feb, 2019 at 6:18 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: Buyers Agent Institute - Ben Handler Lisa Parker, 12th Feb, 2019 at 2:38 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: Experts know what this sold for or at least range? abc, 14th Feb, 2019 at 11:30 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: Day care centre proposed next to my house Yokine Western Aust. EddyB, 16th Feb, 2019 at 4:50 PM
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    2. Renovation & Home Improvement

      Adding value through renovating and extending existing properties, including granny flats
      Latest: A home improvement Gockie, 16th Feb, 2019 at 5:43 PM
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    3. Repairs & Maintenance

      Fixing problems with an existing property
      Latest: Possums in the between floors mike, 16th Feb, 2019 at 11:39 AM
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    4. Landscaping

      Adding value to the rest of the property other than the house or buildings
      Latest: Plants for 2m hedge? magpieseason, 25th Jan, 2019
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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: Ring video doorbell bracket chylld, 12th Feb, 2019 at 11:26 AM
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    6. Granny Flats

      Granny Flats - secondary dwellings added to existing properties on the same title
    1. Commercial Property

      General discussions on all aspects of investment in commercial property (i.e. non-residential)
      Latest: Factory/warehouse lease required - recommend a solicitor? Property Guts, 15th Feb, 2019 at 10:15 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: See Change Holiday home - large groups - how many ? See Change, 16th Feb, 2019 at 2:25 PM
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    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.
      Latest: Easy investment Plutus, 16th Feb, 2019 at 3:37 PM
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    4. NRAS

      Discussion about the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS)
      Latest: NRAS - ETHAN: class action Sam T, 14th Feb, 2019 at 11:59 PM
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    1. Service Provider Directory

      Directory of our professional members who provide products and services to property investors
  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: What to do? - 15 year time frame Hosko, 16th Feb, 2019 at 5:23 PM
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    2. Trading Strategies

      Strategies for trading shares and other instruments
      Latest: Day Trading: Shares fedex, 2nd Feb, 2019
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    3. Market Analysis

      Analysing indexes and market movements
      Latest: How do I find stocks to speculate on? Phar Lap, 16th Feb, 2019 at 6:27 PM
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    4. 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. - plus questions about the mechanics of buying and selling
      Latest: NAB Equity Builder - too good to be true? Terry_w, 16th Feb, 2019 at 6:43 PM
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    5. Latest: TPG Vodafone merger and the ACCC fedex, 11th Feb, 2019 at 11:27 AM
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    1. ASX Shares

      Investing in directly held shares (other than managed investments) on the ASX.
      Latest: Sequence of Return Risk Big Al, 16th Feb, 2019 at 5:12 PM
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    2. Managed Funds & Index Funds

      Investing in unlisted managed funds and index funds
      Latest: Vanguard Gestalt, 18th Jan, 2019
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    3. Exchange Traded Funds (ETF)

      Investing in Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)
      Latest: Exchange Traded Funds (2019) @[email protected], 5th Feb, 2019
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    4. Listed Investment Companies (LIC) & Trusts (LIT)

      Investing in Listed Investment Companies (LICs) and Listed Investment Trusts (LITs)
      Latest: Listed Investment Companies (LICs) 2019 Coconutwheels, 15th Feb, 2019 at 9:19 PM
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    5. 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) Brumbie, 11th Feb, 2019 at 7:42 PM
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    6. Forex & Cryptocurrencies

      Foreign exchange and Cryptocurrencies
      Latest: I'm conducting some research on Bitcoin Dan Donoghue, 15th Feb, 2019 at 12:02 PM
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    7. International Shares

      Shares listed on exchanges outside of Australia
      Latest: International Shares - Hedged vs Unhedged? Nodrog, 13th Feb, 2019 at 7:35 PM
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    8. Cash & Term Deposits

      Where to park funds for short term investment and savings
      Latest: Old Shares - Looking in the Rear view mirror Intrigued_again, 11th Feb, 2019 at 7:49 PM
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    9. Other Asset Classes

      Investment vehicles other than real estate and shares: art, collectables, etc
      Latest: How big a portfolio do you need? (aussie based) Hodor, 13th Feb, 2019 at 9:31 PM
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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: What will make you rich? Perthguy, 15th Feb, 2019 at 10:47 PM
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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: Pricefinder group - one vacancy Chiz, 14th Feb, 2019 at 5:06 PM
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    3. Philanthropy

      Giving back - either financially or through volunteering your time to help others
      Latest: In life, you are not living, unless you are giving Angel, 24th Dec, 2018
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    4. Money Management

      Saving money, reducing bad debt, keeping on top of expenses, how do you get ahead?
      Latest: Car Finance Shahin_Afarin, 1st Feb, 2019
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    1. Operating a Small Business

      General discussion about starting and operating a small business
      Latest: What are some of the worst Franchises ?? geoffw, 3rd Feb, 2019
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    2. Angel Investing - Business Startups

      Providing early stage capital / angel funds to business startups
    1. Introductions

      New to PropertyChat? Say hello here and let us know a bit about you!
      Latest: Newbie to forum, looking for 1st IP albanga, 16th Feb, 2019 at 1:02 PM
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    2. Networking & Meetups

      Post and discuss info on upcoming networking events, and social gatherings.
      Latest: Meeting investors in Adelaide D.T., 14th Feb, 2019 at 4:15 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: Off topic posts in politics threads Lizzie, 25th Jan, 2019
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    4. News & Announcements

      Site news - features, changes, updates and analysis
      Latest: PropertyChat 2018 stats Gockie, 30th Jan, 2019
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    1. Living Room

      General off topic discussions about anything not related to property
      Latest: First world problems 2019 SatayKing, 15th Feb, 2019 at 5:30 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: Re-Opening of Christmas Island geoffw, 16th Feb, 2019 at 10:58 AM
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    3. Sports

      Discuss your favourite team or sporting event
      Latest: MotoGP oddshapes, 16th Feb, 2019 at 6:19 PM
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    4. Health

      Staying healthy, managing your weight, medicines and medical issues
      Latest: Hawaii considers raising legal smoking age.... datto, 8th Feb, 2019
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    5. Entertainment

      General chat about television shows, movies, games and books
      Latest: Escape from the City MTR, 16th Feb, 2019 at 10:46 AM
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    6. Cars & Motorbikes

      Love your car? Like to ride? This section is for you!
      Latest: Let's talk cars... Car tart, 16th Feb, 2019 at 8:50 AM
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    7. Food

      Your favourite foods, drinks, cooking, where to eat, etc.
      Latest: The Vege Garden Thread 2018 Nodrog, 13th Feb, 2019 at 7:22 PM
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    8. Technology

      Computers, phones, toys and other personal electronic devices, internet, etc
      Latest: ArgghhH!!! NBN Woes.... Propagate, 12th Feb, 2019 at 9:01 AM
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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: Travelling SE Asia for a year Indifference, 16th Feb, 2019 at 8:28 AM
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