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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: Newcastle 2018 Lizzie, 28th May, 2018 at 12:38 PM
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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: Thoughts on Nathan birch's 2018 recession theory Frank M, 28th May, 2018 at 11:53 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: Strategy for growing family - stop rentvesting Simon L, 28th May, 2018 at 11:19 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: The best option in Melbourne SE for 600k Zixo, 27th May, 2018 at 11:43 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: My Investment Journey so far inertia, 28th May, 2018 at 12:13 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: Exiting tenant left house dirty and damaged menty, 28th May, 2018 at 12:23 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: More Smashed Avocado - with a twist R.C., 27th May, 2018 at 11:45 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: similar property - huge price difference? Kangabanga, 22nd May, 2018 at 8:24 AM
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    1. Property Finance

      Lenders, loan products, valuation, mortgages, and borrowing strategies for acquiring that next investment property.
      Latest: Switzer home loans? To good to be true... Mat, 28th May, 2018 at 9:46 AM
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    2. Accounting & Tax

      The fun stuff ! Discussion of all things accounting and taxation for investments.
      Latest: 20k End of tax year deduction for business [email protected], 28th May, 2018 at 12:32 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.
    1. Development

      Building new properties, Subdivision, Rezoning, Landbanking - anything to do with changing the nature or usage of the land
      Latest: Joint Venture on a block of land randomorbital, 28th May, 2018 at 11:55 AM
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    2. Renovation & Home Improvement

      Adding value through renovating and extending existing properties, including granny flats
      Latest: Bathroom renovation - Tregear mickyyyy, 28th May, 2018 at 11:36 AM
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    3. Repairs & Maintenance

      Fixing problems with an existing property
      Latest: No hot water after 4PM JacM, 28th May, 2018 at 8:53 AM
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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: Gardener and polishing floors - Brisbane Sheldrick, 26th May, 2018 at 4:52 PM
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    5. Landscaping

      Adding value to the rest of the property other than the house or buildings
      Latest: Rear yard make over phanja, 25th May, 2018 at 8:48 PM
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    6. Granny Flats

      Granny Flats - secondary dwellings added to existing properties on the same title
      Latest: 3 br vs 2 br granny flat ? lightbulbmoment, 28th May, 2018 at 9:11 AM
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    1. Commercial Property

      General discussions on all aspects of investment in commercial property (i.e. non-residential)
      Latest: What would you buy for 5 mil ? alicudi, 27th May, 2018 at 6:51 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: Triple Sheeting jodes, 23rd May, 2018 at 10:21 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: Possibly Cheaper Alternative to Granny Flat?! [email protected], 24th May, 2018 at 4:19 PM
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    4. NRAS

      Discussion about the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS)
      Latest: NRAS payments for last year from Ethan housing property world, 26th May, 2018 at 1:37 PM
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    1. Service Provider Directory

      Directory of our professional members who provide products and services to property investors
      Latest: Jane Ridder Jane Ridder, 5th Mar, 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: Listed Investment Companies (LICs) Q2 2018 John Ferguson, 28th May, 2018 at 12:28 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: Success habits Harry30, 26th May, 2018 at 6:33 AM
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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: Comparing Property Data Suppliers BuyersAgent, 24th May, 2018 at 8:15 PM
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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: Starting a property portfolio 28 yrs old ORAC, 26th May, 2018 at 10:31 PM
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    2. Networking & Meetups

      Post and discuss info on upcoming networking events, and social gatherings.
      Latest: Brisbane Sunday 27 May Meet Up Bulimba RPI, 28th May, 2018 at 10:56 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: PropertyChat v2 suggestions Harry30, 12th May, 2018
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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: Viagogo Lizzie, 28th May, 2018 at 11:19 AM
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    2. Small Business

      General discussion about operating a small business
      Latest: What are some of the worst Franchises ?? Jane Ridder, 23rd May, 2018 at 1:49 PM
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    3. Sports

      Discuss your favourite team or sporting event
      Latest: Learn to unicycle Parramatta Gockie, 27th May, 2018 at 10:44 PM
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    4. Entertainment

      General chat about television shows, movies, games and books
      Latest: The big short. Looking forward to this marmot, 27th May, 2018 at 7:06 PM
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    5. Health

      Staying healthy, managing your weight, medicines and medical issues
      Latest: Adult acne jprops, 28th May, 2018 at 9:03 AM
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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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