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    1. General Property Chat

      General discussion about property investment. 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: General Property Chat Forum Guidelines Simon Hampel, 16th Aug, 2017 at 1:35 PM
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    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: Propert anywhere in Australia for $150k Ricky Adelaide, 18th Aug, 2017 at 11:52 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: Owners rushing to sell Skyegirl, 18th Aug, 2017 at 7:28 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: To use equity or not? Peter_Tersteeg, 18th Aug, 2017 at 11:23 PM
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    5. 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: OTP apartment for PPOR, am I crazy? Gockie, 18th Aug, 2017 at 10:36 PM
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    6. Investor Stories & Showcase

      Discussions about what our members have achieved and showcase of properties they have bought or renovations and developments.
      Latest: YIP investor awards 2017 jins13, 18th Aug, 2017 at 10:15 AM
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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: Tenant 45 days into 60 day lease termination & wont b out by date SeafordSunshine, 18th Aug, 2017 at 11:45 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: Recommend a JP in Sydney CBD who can sign QLD mortgage docs RetireRich101, 18th Aug, 2017 at 9:27 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: Blue Wealth Property euro73, 18th Aug, 2017 at 3:49 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: First Investment Property in South East Melbourne The Y-man, 9th Aug, 2017
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    1. Property Finance

      Lenders, loan products, valuation, mortgages, and borrowing strategies for acquiring that next investment property.
      Latest: Print ANZ bank statement with running balances tobe, 18th Aug, 2017 at 9:30 PM
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    2. Accounting & Tax

      The fun stuff ! Discussion of all things accounting and taxation for investments.
      Latest: PPOR to IP - tax deductions on interest ? craigc, 18th Aug, 2017 at 11:46 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: Life/TPD Insurance Broker through Super Kurt, 18th Aug, 2017 at 11:32 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: Storm Water Through Neighbour to Downstream Community PMind, 18th Aug, 2017 at 9:55 PM
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    2. Renovation & Home Improvement

      Adding value through renovating and extending existing properties, including granny flats
      Latest: Renovate or Demo advice? Dougie85, 18th Aug, 2017 at 10:49 PM
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    3. Repairs & Maintenance

      Fixing problems with an existing property
      Latest: Advice wanted - Just paint or clad then paint? Skyegirl, 18th Aug, 2017 at 7:25 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.
    5. Landscaping

      Adding value to the rest of the property other than the house or buildings
      Latest: Perth - Paving Scaphella, 16th Aug, 2017 at 9:36 PM
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    1. Commercial Property

      General discussions on all aspects of investment in commercial property (i.e. non-residential)
      Latest: why so many good guys for sale?? sanj, 17th Aug, 2017 at 8:09 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: Airbnb-ing your PPOR whilst you're on holiday jodes, 18th Aug, 2017 at 9:10 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: Possibly Cheaper Alternative to Granny Flat?! Lincsus, 16th Aug, 2017 at 12:07 PM
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    4. NRAS

      Discussion about the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS)
      Latest: NRAS APARTMENT IN VIC park. GO OR NO GO? Leo2413, 16th Aug, 2017 at 9:40 PM
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    1. Service Provider Directory

      Directory of our professional members who provide products and services to property investors
    1. Other Asset Classes

      Investment vehicles other than real estate, including shares, managed Funds, ETFs, LICs, business, art, collectables, etc
      Latest: What cryptocurrencies represent noogie60, 19th Aug, 2017 at 1:13 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: Wisdom you gained through property investing KinG3o0o, 18th Aug, 2017 at 3:40 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: Title search by individual name Scott No Mates, 18th Aug, 2017 at 3:11 PM
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    4. Philanthropy

      Giving back - either financially or through volunteering your time to help others
    1. Introductions

      New to PropertyChat? Say hello here and let us know a bit about you!
      Latest: Property sale in Melbourne Peter_Tersteeg, 18th Aug, 2017 at 5:06 PM
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    2. Networking & Meetups

      Post and discuss info on upcoming networking events, and social gatherings.
      Latest: Epping Meetup #3 - Thursday 17 August David Shih, 18th Aug, 2017 at 8:25 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: Has the "General" forum been deprecated? Simon Hampel, 16th Aug, 2017 at 1:41 PM
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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: Pauline gets a new wardrobe HGM, 19th Aug, 2017 at 12:56 AM
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    2. Small Business

      General discussion about operating a small business
      Latest: Starting a Strata Agency Ross Forrester, 18th Aug, 2017 at 10:25 AM
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    3. Sports

      Discuss your favourite team or sporting event
      Latest: Golfers.. Bayview, 14th Aug, 2017 at 6:44 PM
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    4. Entertainment

      General chat about television shows, movies, games and books
      Latest: Idyllic island/beach holiday - Asia Otie, 18th Aug, 2017 at 9:31 PM
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    5. Health

      Staying healthy, managing your weight, medicines and medical issues
      Latest: Health Journal Kelvinator, 18th Aug, 2017 at 10:49 PM
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    6. Food

      Your favourite foods, drinks, cooking, where to eat, etc.
      Latest: South East Queensland Food! wylie, 17th Aug, 2017 at 3:34 PM
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