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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: Detroit - turning the bend GentleChief, 23rd Apr, 2018 at 3:02 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: Are we seeing rentals are dropping now? David Shih, 22nd Apr, 2018 at 11:03 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: Interest only the best way? Eric Wu, 22nd Apr, 2018 at 9:36 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
    5. Investor Stories & Showcase

      Discussions about what our members have achieved and showcase of properties they have bought or renovations and developments.
      Latest: 3 years, 3 properties, $400k equity, what now??? Joseph33, 21st Apr, 2018 at 6:07 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: Landlord and tenant names on lease agreement Mac Fields, 22nd Apr, 2018 at 8:16 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: Buying at public auction? Westminster, 22nd Apr, 2018 at 11:15 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: Dominique grubisa . Real este rescue Redwing, 22nd Apr, 2018 at 7:10 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: Muswellbrook - outlook & choice between two houses PJ1, 18th Apr, 2018 at 6:20 PM
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    1. Property Finance

      Lenders, loan products, valuation, mortgages, and borrowing strategies for acquiring that next investment property.
      Latest: Refinancing IP interest only loan jefn89, 22nd Apr, 2018 at 9:12 PM
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    2. Accounting & Tax

      The fun stuff ! Discussion of all things accounting and taxation for investments.
      Latest: Any advantage/disadvantage to buying in a new financial year? Cambridge, 22nd Apr, 2018 at 9:44 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.
      Latest: Suing a handyman. How? Perthguy, 22nd Apr, 2018 at 1:50 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: Payment of Open space lixas4, 22nd Apr, 2018 at 7:01 PM
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    2. Renovation & Home Improvement

      Adding value through renovating and extending existing properties, including granny flats
      Latest: How to tell if eaves are asbestos? JacM, 23rd Apr, 2018 at 12:52 AM
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    3. Repairs & Maintenance

      Fixing problems with an existing property
      Latest: Light flashing even switched off Lacrim, 23rd Apr, 2018 at 1:39 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: Styling for rent splatters, 22nd Apr, 2018 at 3:14 PM
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    5. Landscaping

      Adding value to the rest of the property other than the house or buildings
      Latest: Garden Edge Kerbing pricing in Perth? Westminster, 19th Apr, 2018 at 5:52 PM
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    6. Granny Flats

      Granny Flats - secondary dwellings added to existing properties on the same title
      Latest: Granny flat section 94 fee KeithL, 22nd Apr, 2018 at 7:43 PM
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    1. Commercial Property

      General discussions on all aspects of investment in commercial property (i.e. non-residential)
    2. Airbnb & Short Term Letting

      Being an Airbnb host, homestay, short term letting, holiday rentals, holiday homes, accommodation sharing, Stayz
      Latest: The Airbnb Story marmot, 22nd Apr, 2018 at 12:27 PM
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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: What's the deal with brickx The Y-man, 19th Apr, 2018 at 11:42 AM
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    4. NRAS

      Discussion about the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS)
      Latest: NRAS Rental Valuation euro73, 20th Apr, 2018 at 6:41 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: Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) Pleasure Paulie, 23rd Apr, 2018 at 3:59 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: And You can't because........... ? Eric Wu, 22nd Apr, 2018 at 11:07 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: Key statistics in assessing property investments DSR, 22nd Apr, 2018 at 6:09 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: So glad I came across this site Eric Wu, 22nd Apr, 2018 at 8:50 PM
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    2. Networking & Meetups

      Post and discuss info on upcoming networking events, and social gatherings.
      Latest: Share Investment Meetup Sydney - Monday 30 April wombat777, 21st Apr, 2018 at 4:19 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: Are the Mods friends? Scott No Mates, 6th Apr, 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: Novated Vehicle leases Owlet, 22nd Apr, 2018 at 4:50 PM
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    2. Small Business

      General discussion about operating a small business
      Latest: Extracts from interview with Gerry Harvey TMNT, 22nd Apr, 2018 at 10:19 AM
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    3. Sports

      Discuss your favourite team or sporting event
      Latest: Learn to unicycle Parramatta TwoDogs, 22nd Apr, 2018 at 11:22 PM
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    4. Entertainment

      General chat about television shows, movies, games and books
      Latest: Bargain Hunter on Stage - Penrith skater, 22nd Apr, 2018 at 7:38 PM
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    5. Health

      Staying healthy, managing your weight, medicines and medical issues
      Latest: Low Carb alternative to rice: Cauliflower Rice marmot, 22nd Apr, 2018 at 1:09 PM
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    6. Food

      Your favourite foods, drinks, cooking, where to eat, etc.
      Latest: Burrito ...?.what do you think Perthguy, 18th Apr, 2018 at 11:20 AM
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