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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
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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: Frankston - Hold? Westie, 26th Sep, 2017 at 10:42 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: Anyone Remember What a Housing Slump Looks Like? MTR, 26th Sep, 2017 at 10:13 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: Money magazine Gypsyblood, 26th Sep, 2017 at 10:24 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: Advisable to buy land in Wollert-Melbourne for Capital gains ashish1137, 26th Sep, 2017 at 8:07 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: Financially free at 32 – My 10 year property journey Jack Chen, 24th Sep, 2017 at 6:19 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: Advice Sought - Breach of Tenancy Agreement Ted Varrick, 26th Sep, 2017 at 8:38 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: What are the expenses I should forecast for when buying first home? nushydude, 26th Sep, 2017 at 10:32 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: Rethink Investing EmmaS, 26th Sep, 2017 at 9:24 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: Property analysis MorganHB, 25th Sep, 2017 at 7:53 PM
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    1. Property Finance

      Lenders, loan products, valuation, mortgages, and borrowing strategies for acquiring that next investment property.
      Latest: SMSF for property investment Property Twins, 26th Sep, 2017 at 10:05 PM
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    2. Accounting & Tax

      The fun stuff ! Discussion of all things accounting and taxation for investments.
    3. Legal Issues

      Property law, contracts, conveyancing, liability, asset protection, litigation, anything dealing with the legal issues of buying, owning and protecting property.
      Latest: Title Change [email protected], 26th Sep, 2017 at 10:38 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: Highgate WA: 4 townhouses development Westminster, 26th Sep, 2017 at 10:31 PM
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    2. Renovation & Home Improvement

      Adding value through renovating and extending existing properties, including granny flats
      Latest: Painter recommendation - Brisbane inner east (Bulimba) kierank, 26th Sep, 2017 at 10:51 PM
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    3. Repairs & Maintenance

      Fixing problems with an existing property
      Latest: Brisbane leaky shower - what have you paid ? Meristone, 26th Sep, 2017 at 1:50 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: Dark, coloured curtains vs light, neutral ones KayTea, 24th Sep, 2017 at 9:04 PM
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    5. Landscaping

      Adding value to the rest of the property other than the house or buildings
      Latest: Pools - bang for buck? Lizzie, 18th Sep, 2017
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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: Example 2: Purchasing a Hotel / Pub, No Money Down. MorganHB, 26th Sep, 2017 at 8:41 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: How do you track your Airbnb earnings is_don_is_good, 26th Sep, 2017 at 3:00 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.
      Latest: Chinese Prefab GoOnAndTell, 10th Sep, 2017
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    4. NRAS

      Discussion about the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS)
      Latest: Real NRAS Numbers Rooky, 7th Sep, 2017
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    1. Service Provider Directory

      Directory of our professional members who provide products and services to property investors
      Latest: Kin Financial Taku Ekanayake, 23rd Sep, 2017 at 1:44 PM
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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: Listed Investment Companies (LICs) dunno, 26th Sep, 2017 at 5:32 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: Having a nicer PPoR now vs having IPs/investments for the future The Y-man, 24th Sep, 2017 at 5:00 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: Census coming, what are the juicy stats? Angel, 26th Sep, 2017 at 8:11 PM
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    4. Philanthropy

      Giving back - either financially or through volunteering your time to help others
      Latest: Donations SatayKing, 20th Sep, 2017 at 3:38 PM
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    1. Introductions

      New to PropertyChat? Say hello here and let us know a bit about you!
      Latest: New Member Introduction The Novice, 26th Sep, 2017 at 3:44 PM
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    2. Networking & Meetups

      Post and discuss info on upcoming networking events, and social gatherings.
    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: PropertyChat v2 suggestions Danyool, 26th Sep, 2017 at 10:44 PM
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    4. News & Announcements

      Site news - features, changes, updates and analysis
      Latest: PropertyChat is 2 years old! willair, 26th Sep, 2017 at 7:47 AM
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    1. Living Room

      General off topic discussions about anything not related to property
      Latest: Flying First Class and Business Class TMNT, 26th Sep, 2017 at 10:31 PM
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    2. Small Business

      General discussion about operating a small business
      Latest: Online Store Piston_Broke, 26th Sep, 2017 at 4:03 PM
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    3. Sports

      Discuss your favourite team or sporting event
      Latest: Chin up bar Colin Rice, 26th Sep, 2017 at 12:55 PM
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    4. Entertainment

      General chat about television shows, movies, games and books
      Latest: The new block 2017 Perthguy, 26th Sep, 2017 at 11:42 AM
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    5. Health

      Staying healthy, managing your weight, medicines and medical issues
      Latest: Losing weight without counting calories - my experience Perthguy, 26th Sep, 2017 at 10:30 PM
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    6. Food

      Your favourite foods, drinks, cooking, where to eat, etc.
      Latest: Bulletproof or butter coffee / tea / cocoa mikey7, 26th Sep, 2017 at 2:35 PM
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