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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: Werribee Werribee! nonsleeper, 22nd Aug, 2017 at 3:26 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: Betting on the house Leo2413, 22nd Aug, 2017 at 2:55 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: Advice on how to invest $1.5m in property market. Il Falco, 22nd Aug, 2017 at 2:57 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: Moving into Brisbane inner city Anthony Brew, 22nd Aug, 2017 at 1:44 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: First over leveraged IP Purchase – Lesson Learned propertylad, 21st Aug, 2017 at 11:15 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: Home and Content Insurance Property God, 22nd Aug, 2017 at 3:35 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: Good/Cost effective conveyancers VIC? Jamie Moore, 22nd Aug, 2017 at 3:29 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: Rick Otton geoffw, 22nd Aug, 2017 at 5:36 AM
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    1. Property Finance

      Lenders, loan products, valuation, mortgages, and borrowing strategies for acquiring that next investment property.
      Latest: 90% LVR no LMI ? geoffw, 22nd Aug, 2017 at 3:34 PM
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    1. Repairs & Maintenance

      Fixing problems with an existing property
      Latest: Advice wanted - Just paint or clad then paint? LifesGood, 22nd Aug, 2017 at 1:59 PM
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    2. Styling & Decorating

      Cosmetic (ie non-structural) improvements to properties, including painting or decorating, updating fixtures and fittings, furnishings and staging properties for sale.
    3. Landscaping

      Adding value to the rest of the property other than the house or buildings
      Latest: Pools - bang for buck? Leo2413, 21st Aug, 2017 at 7:25 PM
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    1. Commercial Property

      General discussions on all aspects of investment in commercial property (i.e. non-residential)
      Latest: Buying vacant vs tenanted commercial property willister, 21st Aug, 2017 at 3:08 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 and banks jodes, 22nd Aug, 2017 at 9:59 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: Brick X on Lateline, own Property for $100 Angel13, 21st Aug, 2017 at 10:50 AM
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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: Peter Thornhill Banawarra, 22nd Aug, 2017 at 1:19 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: When did you decide to retire? Gypsyblood, 22nd Aug, 2017 at 2:09 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 KateAshmor, 20th Aug, 2017 at 3:04 PM
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    2. Networking & Meetups

      Post and discuss info on upcoming networking events, and social gatherings.
      Latest: Sydney CBD Meetup No. 9 - Thursday 3rd August 2017 sash, 21st Aug, 2017 at 5:21 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: 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: Dick Blames Immigration?? hash_investor, 22nd Aug, 2017 at 3:37 PM
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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: The Running Thread (All Abilities) Propagate, 22nd Aug, 2017 at 9:19 AM
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    4. Entertainment

      General chat about television shows, movies, games and books
      Latest: Going to the Movies geoffw, 21st Aug, 2017 at 9:34 PM
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    5. Health

      Staying healthy, managing your weight, medicines and medical issues
      Latest: Biggest Loser Winter 2017 skater, 21st Aug, 2017 at 7:25 PM
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    6. Food

      Your favourite foods, drinks, cooking, where to eat, etc.
      Latest: Penfolds Grange prices? Brady, 22nd Aug, 2017 at 3:21 PM
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