PropertyChat :: Australian Property Investment Forums

Join Australia's most dynamic and respected property investment community
    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: Post a Bargain - Perth 2019 JohnPropChat, 22nd Mar, 2019 at 12:40 AM
      2,933
      106,758
       
    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.
    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: Seeking Advice for Young Couple - JV Duplex or Existing Duplex - SYDNEY DVP, 21st Mar, 2019 at 8:15 PM
      1,506
      37,690
       
    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: Seeking general advice - 1BD, Wolli Creek TMNT, 22nd Mar, 2019 at 1:09 AM
      477
      7,760
       
    5. Investor Stories & Showcase

      Discussions about what our members have achieved and showcase of properties they have bought or renovations and developments.
      Latest: Anyone retired early solely from property or shares? Nuncasuficiente, 22nd Mar, 2019 at 12:05 AM
      99
      4,850
       
    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: Logan Rates (increase) PMC Property, 21st Mar, 2019 at 10:46 PM
      2,559
      38,780
       
    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: Selling IP in Brisbane wylie, 21st Mar, 2019 at 9:59 PM
      2,025
      27,999
       
    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: If you had to name and shame... TMNT, 21st Mar, 2019 at 4:13 PM
      311
      7,660
       
    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: Buying Unit that was left empty for 6 years Stoffo, 21st Mar, 2019 at 10:03 PM
      254
      4,004
       
    1. Development

      Building new properties, Subdivision, Rezoning, Landbanking - anything to do with changing the nature or usage of the land
      Latest: Is tendering out designs the best way forward? Illusivedreams, 21st Mar, 2019 at 11:21 PM
      2,068
      27,152
       
    2. Renovation & Home Improvement

      Adding value through renovating and extending existing properties, including granny flats
      Latest: Second kitchen plumbing costs Westminster, 21st Mar, 2019 at 11:11 PM
      1,862
      25,050
       
    3. Repairs & Maintenance

      Fixing problems with an existing property
      Latest: Property manager scares me with tons of maintenance issue Stoffo, 21st Mar, 2019 at 9:38 PM
      869
      10,002
       
    4. Landscaping

      Adding value to the rest of the property other than the house or buildings
      Latest: Terrible weed with Under surface Runners Nodrog, 21st Mar, 2019 at 11:04 PM
      148
      2,271
       
    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: Kitchen island light - Help please Lizzie, 18th Mar, 2019 at 8:52 PM
      134
      2,167
       
    6. Granny Flats

      Granny Flats - secondary dwellings added to existing properties on the same title
      Latest: Getting quotes. How do I choose what builder to go with? krispy, 20th Mar, 2019 at 1:19 PM
      132
      1,801
       
    1. Commercial Property

      General discussions on all aspects of investment in commercial property (i.e. non-residential)
      Latest: Commercial Lease Negotiation Tips Ampers, 22nd Mar, 2019 at 2:12 AM
      271
      3,372
       
    2. Airbnb & Short Term Letting

      Being an Airbnb host, homestay, short term letting, holiday rentals, holiday homes, accommodation sharing, Stayz
      Latest: Buying a Holiday Property for Income Generation (Port Douglas) Depreciator, 20th Mar, 2019 at 10:26 AM
      167
      2,962
       
    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: joint venture's and money partner's the world is your oyster, 20th Mar, 2019 at 8:51 PM
      89
      1,417
       
    4. NRAS

      Discussion about the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS)
      Latest: NRAS - ETHAN: class action euro73, 21st Mar, 2019 at 6:18 PM
      56
      1,060
       
    1. Service Provider Directory

      Directory of our professional members who provide products and services to property investors
      Latest: Progressive Property - Sydney Property Managers Meristone, 18th Mar, 2019 at 10:29 PM
      34
      34
       
  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: Peter Thornhill 2019 kierank, 22nd Mar, 2019 at 12:05 AM
      202
      10,676
       
    2. Trading Strategies

      Strategies for trading shares and other instruments
      Latest: Day Trading: Shares fedex, 2nd Feb, 2019
      10
      92
       
    3. Market Analysis

      Analysing indexes and market movements
      Latest: World Indices Roundup - Jan/Feb 2018 Major Top? Phar Lap, 21st Mar, 2019 at 12:06 PM
      32
      1,094
       
    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. - plus questions about the mechanics of buying and selling
      Latest: Stock investment resources Fargo, 15th Mar, 2019
      64
      1,159
       
    5. Latest: The Twenty Craziest Investing Facts Ever Tony, 19th Mar, 2019 at 8:11 AM
      96
      1,291
       
    1. ASX Shares

      Investing in directly held shares (other than managed investments) on the ASX.
      Latest: Franking credits - gone? kierank, 21st Mar, 2019 at 10:27 PM
      87
      4,826
       
    2. Managed Funds & Index Funds

      Investing in unlisted managed funds and index funds
      Latest: Vanguard geoffw, 20th Mar, 2019 at 5:47 PM
      9
      333
       
    3. Exchange Traded Funds (ETF)

      Investing in Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)
      Latest: Does the size of the ETF matter (QOZ vs VAS) sfdoddsy, 22nd Mar, 2019 at 1:53 AM
      34
      1,791
       
    4. Listed Investment Companies (LIC) & Trusts (LIT)

      Investing in Listed Investment Companies (LICs) and Listed Investment Trusts (LITs)
      Latest: Listed Investment Companies (LICs) 2019 Nodrog, 21st Mar, 2019 at 11:07 PM
      48
      10,331
       
    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: AFR: Unlisted property funds outperform Big Al, 13th Mar, 2019
      9
      227
       
    6. Forex & Cryptocurrencies

      Foreign exchange and Cryptocurrencies
      Latest: I'm conducting some research on Bitcoin Dan Donoghue, 19th Mar, 2019 at 9:35 AM
      34
      3,159
       
    7. International Shares

      Shares listed on exchanges outside of Australia
      Latest: I'm conducting some research on stock micro investing Dan Donoghue, 21st Mar, 2019 at 12:03 PM
      44
      1,038
       
    8. Cash & Term Deposits

      Where to park funds for short term investment and savings
      Latest: The 25 fixed Income ETFs: How to assess the field Nodrog, 21st Mar, 2019 at 11:13 PM
      32
      584
       
    9. Other Asset Classes

      Investment vehicles other than real estate and shares: art, collectables, etc
      Latest: How big a portfolio do you need? (aussie based) PandS, 22nd Feb, 2019
      50
      752
       
    1. Investor Psychology

      The psychology of investing and finance. Why people invest. What motivates people. Setting goals. Overcoming fear, negativity and apathy.
      Latest: Spark your F.I.R.E Podcast - Your thought/feedback appreciated! David Shih, 18th Mar, 2019 at 11:14 AM
      495
      17,916
       
    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: Tool for tracking listings solotak, 21st Mar, 2019 at 10:02 PM
      569
      7,177
       
    3. Philanthropy

      Giving back - either financially or through volunteering your time to help others
      Latest: In life, you are not living, unless you are giving Angel, 24th Dec, 2018
      28
      545
       
    4. Money Management

      Saving money, reducing bad debt, keeping on top of expenses, how do you get ahead?
      Latest: Company car vs cash [email protected], 15th Mar, 2019
      26
      576
       
    1. Operating a Small Business

      General discussion about starting and operating a small business
      Latest: Fintech small business loans Ampers, 22nd Mar, 2019 at 1:30 AM
      286
      5,605
       
    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: Docklands Investment Trainee, 21st Mar, 2019 at 11:10 PM
      1,371
      12,312
       
    2. Networking & Meetups

      Post and discuss info on upcoming networking events, and social gatherings.
      Latest: Western Sydney Meet-up - Wednesday 20th March Eric Wu, 21st Mar, 2019 at 11:42 PM
      362
      10,504
       
    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: How to add an image to a post Phar Lap, 21st Mar, 2019 at 2:33 PM
      274
      3,506
       
    4. News & Announcements

      Site news - features, changes, updates and analysis
      Latest: PropertyChat 2018 stats Gockie, 30th Jan, 2019
      35
      1,091
       
    1. Living Room

      General off topic discussions about anything not related to property
      Latest: Winter is coming Nodrog, 21st Mar, 2019 at 11:22 PM
      1,906
      55,949
       
    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: Trump's Tweets geoffw, 21st Mar, 2019 at 4:35 PM
      81
      8,918
       
    3. Sports

      Discuss your favourite team or sporting event
      Latest: MotoGP oddshapes, 17th Mar, 2019 at 8:58 PM
      115
      5,416
       
    4. Health

      Staying healthy, managing your weight, medicines and medical issues
      Latest: Should i use protein powder and or pre workout Invest_noob, 21st Mar, 2019 at 7:21 PM
      96
      4,553
       
    5. Entertainment

      General chat about television shows, movies, games and books
      Latest: Movies for 2019 Redwing, 20th Mar, 2019 at 8:21 PM
      150
      4,594
       
    6. Cars & Motorbikes

      Love your car? Like to ride? This section is for you!
      Latest: Generational interests and classic car values. Clyde, 20th Mar, 2019 at 4:52 PM
      74
      3,323
       
    7. Food

      Your favourite foods, drinks, cooking, where to eat, etc.
      Latest: The Vege Garden Thread 2018 moridog, 11th Mar, 2019
      77
      3,250
       
    8. Technology

      Computers, phones, toys and other personal electronic devices, internet, etc
      Latest: Audible jins13, 5th Mar, 2019
      24
      625
       
    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: Travelling SE Asia for a year Indifference, 16th Feb, 2019
      22
      837