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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: Brisbane does NOT look good kcbworth, 18th Jun, 2018 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: Sydney's housing bubble deflates as loans revisit GFC declines Gen-Y, 18th Jun, 2018 at 11:12 AM
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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: Loan structure advice elwil, 18th Jun, 2018 at 9:09 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: Liverpool- Should I buy an older apartment or new apartment? samsoom, 18th Jun, 2018 at 10:27 AM
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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 Property Journey Codie, 18th Jun, 2018 at 10:21 AM
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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: Trevlig Induction cooktop charlie01, 18th Jun, 2018 at 10:50 AM
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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: Selling costs - which FY are they in? Burramys, 17th Jun, 2018 at 10:23 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: Ian Ugarte Small is the New Big ellejay, 18th Jun, 2018 at 10:39 AM
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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: What do you think it's worth? hobartchic, 15th Jun, 2018 at 8:26 PM
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    1. Property Finance

      Lenders, loan products, valuation, mortgages, and borrowing strategies for acquiring that next investment property.
      Latest: Over 65, bank switched to principle + interest. TAJ, 18th Jun, 2018 at 9:57 AM
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    2. Accounting & Tax

      The fun stuff ! Discussion of all things accounting and taxation for investments.
      Latest: Superannuation concessional contribution - cap [email protected], 18th Jun, 2018 at 10:46 AM
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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.
    1. Development

      Building new properties, Subdivision, Rezoning, Landbanking - anything to do with changing the nature or usage of the land
      Latest: Sqm cost for a 17 unit development Harris, 18th Jun, 2018 at 10:27 AM
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    2. Renovation & Home Improvement

      Adding value through renovating and extending existing properties, including granny flats
      Latest: Complete Unit renovation Sydney Leo2413, 17th Jun, 2018 at 9:59 PM
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    3. Repairs & Maintenance

      Fixing problems with an existing property
      Latest: Mould detection / removal in Melbourne? Joynz, 17th Jun, 2018 at 3:55 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: Staging company sought, inner east Melbourne Burramys, 9th Jun, 2018
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    5. Landscaping

      Adding value to the rest of the property other than the house or buildings
      Latest: Turf. Sydney South West. Who to use? neK, 15th Jun, 2018 at 4:12 PM
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    6. Granny Flats

      Granny Flats - secondary dwellings added to existing properties on the same title
      Latest: Granny flat Sydney - Progress - Granny flat Approvals See Change, 17th Jun, 2018 at 12:26 PM
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    1. Commercial Property

      General discussions on all aspects of investment in commercial property (i.e. non-residential)
      Latest: Unlisted Property Trusts The Falcon, 17th Jun, 2018 at 10:34 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: NSW Laws Just Announced - Airbnb killer in Sydney Marg4000, 18th Jun, 2018 at 10:41 AM
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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.
    4. NRAS

      Discussion about the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS)
    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: I'm conducting some research on Bitcoin Dan Donoghue, 18th Jun, 2018 at 11:18 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: The Psychology Of Money Omnidragon, 17th Jun, 2018 at 9:14 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: RP Data Group - Full National Access vivienne Halliday, 15th Jun, 2018 at 11:19 AM
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    4. Philanthropy

      Giving back - either financially or through volunteering your time to help others
      Latest: Good deeds MTR, 23rd Nov, 2017
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    1. Introductions

      New to PropertyChat? Say hello here and let us know a bit about you!
      Latest: G'Day All M&J, 17th Jun, 2018 at 5:36 PM
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    2. Networking & Meetups

      Post and discuss info on upcoming networking events, and social gatherings.
      Latest: Sydney CBD Meetup No. 15 - Thursday 5th July 2018 Taku Ekanayake, 17th Jun, 2018 at 5:57 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: New Threads Only Simon Hampel, 12th Jun, 2018 at 1:25 PM
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    4. News & Announcements

      Site news - features, changes, updates and analysis
    1. Living Room

      General off topic discussions about anything not related to property
      Latest: What surprised you about getting older? geoffw, 18th Jun, 2018 at 9:14 AM
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    2. Small Business

      General discussion about operating a small business
      Latest: Is @datto the new age entrepreneur? datto, 4th Jun, 2018
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    3. Sports

      Discuss your favourite team or sporting event
      Latest: The Running Thread (All Abilities) Propagate, 13th Jun, 2018 at 9:18 AM
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    4. Entertainment

      General chat about television shows, movies, games and books
      Latest: Amazing.... Gockie, 10th Jun, 2018
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    5. Health

      Staying healthy, managing your weight, medicines and medical issues
      Latest: Help find a Cycling Program? Property101, 3rd Jun, 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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