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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: 4114 - LOGAN Cat, 20th Nov, 2018 at 10:51 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: ABC Story on Negative Gearing alien07, 20th Nov, 2018 at 10:28 PM
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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: Debt recycling strategy - Please critique Btaylor, 20th Nov, 2018 at 10:53 PM
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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: House with an empty pool Ketsle, 20th Nov, 2018 at 12:41 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: Your worst IP purchase MWI, 19th Nov, 2018 at 11:35 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: Electrical Work at IP Scott No Mates, 20th Nov, 2018 at 11:02 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: QLD: Mortgagee auction advice werdna, 20th Nov, 2018 at 8:59 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: $18m Fine - Rick Otton & We Buy Houses Terry_w, 20th Nov, 2018 at 4:37 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: South Coast houses DeJ, 20th Nov, 2018 at 6:54 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: Suvdivision and Settlement Process Blackmores, 20th Nov, 2018 at 11:01 PM
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    2. Renovation & Home Improvement

      Adding value through renovating and extending existing properties, including granny flats
      Latest: Air conditioner installation Burramys, 20th Nov, 2018 at 11:52 AM
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    3. Repairs & Maintenance

      Fixing problems with an existing property
      Latest: Prospect and Enfield Council fire compliance Regency Rd Peter, 20th Nov, 2018 at 9:29 PM
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    4. Landscaping

      Adding value to the rest of the property other than the house or buildings
      Latest: Fence on top of Retaining Wall? Lizzie, 19th Nov, 2018 at 9:15 AM
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    5. Styling & Decorating

      Cosmetic (ie non-structural) improvements to properties, including painting or decorating, updating fixtures and fittings, furnishings and staging properties for sale.
      Latest: Plantation Shutters euro73, 14th Nov, 2018 at 7:42 AM
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    6. Granny Flats

      Granny Flats - secondary dwellings added to existing properties on the same title
      Latest: Navid Guia - Granny Flat #4 McGraths Hill Anthony416, 18th Nov, 2018 at 9:33 AM
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    1. Commercial Property

      General discussions on all aspects of investment in commercial property (i.e. non-residential)
      Latest: Council Fire Safety Inspection HenryF, 20th Nov, 2018 at 10:47 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 to create value and get owners permission to short term sublet thatbum, 20th Nov, 2018 at 1:06 PM
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    3. Innovative Property Investment 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: Some concepts from the past which didn’t go to plan... HenryF, 20th Nov, 2018 at 11:18 AM
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    4. NRAS

      Discussion about the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS)
      Latest: NRAS - ETHAN: class action peng, 20th Nov, 2018 at 9:26 PM
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    1. Service Provider Directory

      Directory of our professional members who provide products and services to property investors
      Latest: Lend Power David Shih, 25th Jul, 2018
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  1. Shares, Managed Funds and Investment Trusts

    Sharemarket and equity based investments and managed funds
    1. Sharemarket Investment Strategies

      Strategies for investing in shares and related products
      Latest: Should Long-Term Investors Own More Emerging Market Equities? Nodrog, 20th Nov, 2018 at 2:33 PM
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    2. Trading Strategies

      Strategies for trading shares and other instruments
    3. Market Analysis

      Analysing indexes and market movements
      Latest: When will the current equities bull run end? Blueskies, 25th Oct, 2018
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    4. Investment & Trading Platforms, Tools and Services

      Discussion about the services and platforms we use to transact and manage our investments, including stock brokers, fund platforms, trading software, etc.
      Latest: Digital security of your share portfolio Snowball, 30th Oct, 2018
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    5. Latest: Infrastructure as an Asset Class Snowball, 28th Sep, 2018
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    1. ASX Shares

      Investing in directly held shares (other than managed investments) on the ASX.
      Latest: Is there any upside to Myer? marty998, 20th Nov, 2018 at 10:15 PM
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    2. Managed Funds & Index Funds

      Investing in unlisted managed funds and index funds
      Latest: Vanguard Redwing, 17th Nov, 2018 at 5:23 PM
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    3. Exchange Traded Funds (ETF)

      Investing in Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)
      Latest: Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) 2018 marty998, 20th Nov, 2018 at 10:00 PM
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    4. Listed Investment Companies (LIC) & Trusts (LIT)

      Investing in Listed Investment Companies (LICs) and Listed Investment Trusts (LITs)
      Latest: Listed Investment Companies (LICs) Q4 2018 oracle, 20th Nov, 2018 at 10:01 PM
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    5. Real Estate Investment Trusts (A-REIT / LPT / UPT)

      Australian Real Estate Investment Trusts (A-REITs) / Listed Property Trusts (LPTs) / Unlisted Property Trusts (UPTs)
      Latest: Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) Nodrog, 23rd Oct, 2018
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    6. Forex & Cryptocurrencies

      Foreign exchange and Cryptocurrencies
      Latest: Crypto 2018! Lindsay_W, 20th Nov, 2018 at 3:40 PM
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    7. International Shares

      Shares listed on exchanges outside of Australia
      Latest: Spaceship investment app Pleep, 18th Nov, 2018 at 12:53 PM
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    8. Other Asset Classes

      Investment vehicles other than real estate and shares: art, collectables, etc
      Latest: Gold Bars ??? Nick23, 11th Nov, 2018
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  2. Managing Wealth

    Once you've started to build wealth - you also need to manage it
    1. Money Management

      Saving money, reducing bad debt, keeping on top of expenses, how do you get ahead?
      Latest: Getting money back from Overseas Befuddled, 22nd Oct, 2018
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    1. Investor Psychology

      The psychology of investing and finance. Why people invest. What motivates people. Setting goals. Overcoming fear, negativity and apathy.
      Latest: When things go wrong in life - the Mullet survives Scott No Mates, 18th Nov, 2018 at 9:03 AM
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    2. 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: Mobile App to keep tabs on IPs PeterYB, 13th Nov, 2018
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    3. Philanthropy

      Giving back - either financially or through volunteering your time to help others
      Latest: Billionaire Giving 99% of his Wealth Away Ricki barkham, 8th Sep, 2018
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    1. Operating a Small Business

      General discussion about starting and operating a small business
      Latest: Importing clothing from China/India TheSackedWiggle, 13th Nov, 2018
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    2. Angel Investing - Business Startups

      Providing early stage capital / angel funds to business startups
    1. Introductions

      New to PropertyChat? Say hello here and let us know a bit about you!
      Latest: Hello DeJ, 20th Nov, 2018 at 3:52 PM
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    2. Networking & Meetups

      Post and discuss info on upcoming networking events, and social gatherings.
      Latest: Meetup in London??? Prothonotary, 17th Nov, 2018 at 1:34 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: Other Asset Classes topics Simon Hampel, 16th Nov, 2018 at 6:17 AM
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    4. News & Announcements

      Site news - features, changes, updates and analysis
      Latest: 600,000 posts and 14,000 members Terry_w, 29th Aug, 2018
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    1. Living Room

      General off topic discussions about anything not related to property
      Latest: What to do in an interview (from a interviewers point of view) Joynz, 20th Nov, 2018 at 10:37 PM
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    2. Politics

      Let's talk politics! Are you left leaning?, centrist?, right wing? or just an old fashioned anarchist? This topic is only available to premium members and note that we will be very strict on policing personal attacks.
      Latest: Abbott or Liberal culture to blame? ttn, 18th Nov, 2018 at 9:56 AM
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    3. Sports

      Discuss your favourite team or sporting event
      Latest: The Running Thread (All Abilities) devank, 20th Nov, 2018 at 6:07 PM
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    4. Health

      Staying healthy, managing your weight, medicines and medical issues
      Latest: Private Health insurance Codie, 19th Nov, 2018 at 9:57 AM
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    5. Entertainment

      General chat about television shows, movies, games and books
      Latest: Monopoly for millennials geoffw, 19th Nov, 2018 at 10:42 AM
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    6. Cars & Motorbikes

      Love your car? Like to ride? This section is for you!
      Latest: Classic car values and the property market. Lindsay_W, 20th Nov, 2018 at 10:07 PM
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    7. Food

      Your favourite foods, drinks, cooking, where to eat, etc.
      Latest: The Vege Garden Thread Hodor, 16th Nov, 2018 at 8:09 AM
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    8. Technology

      Computers, phones, toys and other personal electronic devices, internet, etc
      Latest: Removing auto fill in gmail? geoffw, 14th Oct, 2018
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    9. Travel

      Where to go, how to get there, where to stay, what to eat, what to do - anything relating to travel and holidays
      Latest: Best deals for Business Class flights willair, 28th Oct, 2018
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