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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: What will Logan and Ipswich do in 2019? sumterrence, 25th Jan, 2020 at 1:31 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: Apartment Effect on Local Housing albanga, 25th Jan, 2020 at 6:31 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: Cant think cleary about investment strategy. Investors trauma. Redwing, 24th Jan, 2020 at 9:41 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: first IP: single fronted bluestone cottage in adelaide cbd fringes? sumterrence, 24th Jan, 2020 at 11:40 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: You Can't Make Money in Western Sydney #2 craigc, 19th Jan, 2020 at 9:39 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: Agents preferred tradies - do some agents get kickbacks? Michael Mitchell, 24th Jan, 2020 at 10:51 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:Gazumping - understanding the process gman65, 24th Jan, 2020 at 10:11 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.
    4. Property 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: 40 years in RE and this is worst idea ever! KinG3o0o, 25th Jan, 2020 at 1:00 AM
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    5. 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: Using Regression to Estimate Property Prices Yamas, 24th Jan, 2020 at 8:37 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: Private Open Space for Secondary Dwelling / Attached Granny Flat Trimadmen, 25th Jan, 2020 at 12:22 AM
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    2. Renovation & Home Improvement

      Adding value through renovating and extending existing properties, including granny flats
      Latest: Help me with PPOR Reno! Westminster, 25th Jan, 2020 at 12:29 AM
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    3. Repairs & Maintenance

      Fixing problems with an existing property
    4. Landscaping

      Adding value to the rest of the property other than the house or buildings
      Latest: How to... Mulch Left on Garden Bed Phar Lap, 17th Jan, 2020
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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: Modern Hamptons/coastal chic/ contemporary mix Sackie, 12th Jan, 2020
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    6. Granny Flats

      Granny Flats - secondary dwellings added to existing properties on the same title
      Latest: Granny Flat Question For Secondary Dwelling Archaon, 24th Jan, 2020 at 3:30 PM
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    1. Commercial Property

      General discussions on all aspects of investment in commercial property (i.e. non-residential)
      Latest: Are these bad yields?? willister, 19th Jan, 2020 at 10:39 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
    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: Buying PPOR as a Nurse Rolf Latham, 21st Jan, 2020 at 3:53 PM
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    4. NRAS & NDIS SDA

      Discussion about the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS) and National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) funded Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA)
      Latest: NDIS/SDA Properties - Too good to be true? Sasha, 19th Jan, 2020 at 11:24 PM
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    1. Service Provider Directory

      Directory of our professional members who provide products and services to property investors
      Latest: Freedom Funding - Finance Broker Morgs, 10th Sep, 2019
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    2. Property For Sale

      Property for sale by our members
      Latest: Wanted: Land/Houses in Brisbane & Surrounds Smee, 12th Jan, 2020
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    3. Buy / Sell / Swap

      General marketplace for trading goods you no longer need. Strictly no-commercial posts.
      Latest: Buy / Sell / Swap Guidelines beachgurl, 12th Jan, 2020
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  1. InvestChat

    Shares, funds, and other investment types
    1. Shares & Funds

      Investing in directly held shares, index funds, managed funds, listed investment companies and trusts, property, infrastructure, etc
      Latest: Listed Investment Companies (LICs) 2020 R-Hub, 25th Jan, 2020 at 6:39 AM
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    2. Share Investing Strategies, Theories & Education

      Strategies for investing in shares and related products
      Latest: Peter Thornhill 2020 Redwing, 23rd Jan, 2020 at 11:53 AM
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    3. Sharemarket News & Market Analysis

      Analysing indexes and market movements and recent news from the markets
      Latest: Dow Breaches 23,000 Pier1, 24th Jan, 2020 at 9:45 PM
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    4. Sharemarket Investing Platforms, Tools & Services

      Discussion about the services and platforms we use to transact and manage our investments, including stock brokers, fund platforms, trading software, etc. - plus questions about the mechanics of buying and selling
      Latest: Stock investment resources APINDEX, 18th Dec, 2019
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    5. Other Asset Classes

      Investment vehicles other than real estate and shares: cash & term deposits, bonds, forex, cryptocurrencies, precious metals, art, collectables, etc
      Latest: Investing in Bitcoin - 4 Year Journey Series Michael.Knight, 16th Jan, 2020
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    1. Financial Independence, Retire Early (FIRE)

      Discussions about the FIRE lifestyle movement - aiming to achieve financial independence and retiring early.
      Latest: Your target retirement capital and income Lacrim, 24th Jan, 2020 at 11:12 PM
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    2. Investor Psychology & Mindset

      The psychology of investing and finance. Why people invest. What motivates people. Setting goals. Overcoming fear, negativity and apathy.
      Latest: Are you frugal in everyday life: perspective? MWI, 21st Jan, 2020 at 5:05 PM
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    3. Money Management & Banking

      Saving money, reducing bad debt, keeping on top of expenses, how do you get ahead? Also, bank accounts, credit cards, money transfers etc.
      Latest: Living in a hotel full time 1/3 cost of Seniors Home willair, 24th Jan, 2020 at 8:42 AM
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    4. Philanthropy

      Giving back - either financially or through volunteering your time to help others
      Latest: City Trees Archaon, 13th Jan, 2020
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  2. BusinessChat

    Business, Startups and Venture Capital
    1. Starting & Running a Business

      General discussion about starting and operating a business
      Latest: The side hustle... Perthguy, 20th Jan, 2020 at 1:54 PM
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    2. Business Accounting, Tax & Legal

      Discussion of all things accounting, taxation and legal for business.
    3. Business Showcase & Feedback

      Let us know about your business or new website or new product you've developed.
      Latest: Critique my website please Joseph Skewes, 31st Dec, 2019
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    1. Living Room

      General off topic discussions about anything not related to property
      Latest: Exciting sustainable developments Propagate, 25th Jan, 2020 at 6:35 AM
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    2. Introductions

      New to PropertyChat? Say hello here and let us know a bit about you!
      Latest: Hi! - This forum is amazing ellejay, 24th Jan, 2020 at 11:04 AM
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    3. Networking & Meetups

      Post and discuss info on upcoming networking events, and social gatherings.
      Latest: Perth Meetup - Sat, January 25th Scott Townsend, 24th Jan, 2020 at 11:39 PM
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    4. PropertyChat Community & Website

      About our community - who our members are, how things work around here, problems using the site and features you'd like to see!
      Latest: Can you help me read Propertychat more easily? Westminster, 15th Jan, 2020
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    5. News & Announcements

      Site news - features, changes, updates and analysis
      Latest: PropertyChat is 4 years old! larrylarry, 23rd Jan, 2020 at 1:09 PM
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