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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: Buying house in Indians preferred locality in Melbourne mc123, 20th Apr, 2018 at 12:32 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: Repayments to surge 40pc as debt resets Angel, 20th Apr, 2018 at 2:06 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
    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: Women twice as likely as men to invest in property Xenia, 20th Apr, 2018 at 12:01 AM
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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: Property Managers who work in teams D.T., 19th Apr, 2018 at 1:42 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: An offer after 1st home open Marg4000, 19th Apr, 2018 at 12:03 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: Propertyology or The Right Property Group BA service Rolf Latham, 20th Apr, 2018 at 12:03 AM
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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: GST changes targeting ‘dishonest developers’ in effect Terry_w, 19th Apr, 2018 at 11:23 PM
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    2. Accounting & Tax

      The fun stuff ! Discussion of all things accounting and taxation for investments.
      Latest: Depreciation report needed on unit construction works [email protected], 19th Apr, 2018 at 10:53 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? Terry_w, 19th Apr, 2018 at 4:05 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: Does anyone know what is required to be a builder ELYSIANCONSTRUCTION, 20th Apr, 2018 at 2:22 AM
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    2. Renovation & Home Improvement

      Adding value through renovating and extending existing properties, including granny flats
      Latest: PPOR Project Heinz57, 19th Apr, 2018 at 10:11 PM
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    3. Repairs & Maintenance

      Fixing problems with an existing property
      Latest: Any chance of fixing the pool filter tank? [email protected], 18th Apr, 2018 at 2:05 PM
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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.
    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: Sydney -west granny flat builders islawright, 19th Apr, 2018 at 8:40 PM
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    1. Commercial Property

      General discussions on all aspects of investment in commercial property (i.e. non-residential)
      Latest: Negotiate business price? Propertunity, 19th Apr, 2018 at 5:04 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 Property Management - Dandenong Ranges ashleigh bennett, 18th Apr, 2018 at 5:02 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, 17th Apr, 2018 at 8:28 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: Suggested portfolio for around $1000 000? Alex Straker, 19th Apr, 2018 at 11:24 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: Having a nicer PPoR now vs having IPs/investments for the future ATANG, 18th Apr, 2018 at 10:03 AM
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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: Investment Books - free to good home Sydneysummer, 19th Apr, 2018 at 3:06 AM
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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: New to investing. Rolf Latham, 20th Apr, 2018 at 12:08 AM
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    2. Networking & Meetups

      Post and discuss info on upcoming networking events, and social gatherings.
      Latest: Darwin Meetup Thu 19 April hammer, 19th Apr, 2018 at 3:50 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 Sasim, 19th Apr, 2018 at 1:13 PM
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    2. Small Business

      General discussion about operating a small business
      Latest: Small Business Marketing Question - Bang for buck? Eric Wu, 19th Apr, 2018 at 11:14 PM
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    3. Sports

      Discuss your favourite team or sporting event
      Latest: Learn to unicycle Parramatta TwoDogs, 18th Apr, 2018 at 9:38 PM
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    4. Entertainment

      General chat about television shows, movies, games and books
      Latest: Spotted in Dymocks Sydney geoffw, 18th Apr, 2018 at 4:29 PM
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    5. Health

      Staying healthy, managing your weight, medicines and medical issues
      Latest: Whats your fitness routine? Swuzz, 17th Apr, 2018 at 10:15 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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