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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: Freeway in the backyard for PPOR = bad or not? Gockie, 26th Feb, 2018 at 3:54 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: Eastern suburbs vic, when to buy? kaibo, 26th Feb, 2018 at 12:01 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: Advice on selling or holding Rosehill (NSW) 2BR Unit/Property Gockie, 26th Feb, 2018 at 4:14 AM
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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: Unit inspection photos Noobieboy, 25th Feb, 2018 at 6:37 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: Financially free at 32 – My 10 year property journey Gockie, 26th Feb, 2018 at 3:45 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: Landlord Insurance vs Home Building only Insurance Trainee, 25th Feb, 2018 at 11:18 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.
    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: Gordon Wealth Masih, 25th Feb, 2018 at 12:11 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: What will this sell for... let's play? Leo2413, 25th Feb, 2018 at 9:06 PM
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    1. Property Finance

      Lenders, loan products, valuation, mortgages, and borrowing strategies for acquiring that next investment property.
      Latest: Another question for the resident brokers Arcticfire, 25th Feb, 2018 at 9:27 PM
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    2. Accounting & Tax

      The fun stuff ! Discussion of all things accounting and taxation for investments.
      Latest: Reduced tax when being paid by employer vs getting a large tax refund kierank, 25th Feb, 2018 at 11:02 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: Big tree on my yard dropping branches on neighbour Perp, 24th Feb, 2018 at 2:32 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: Subdivision Case study Lake Mac Council NSW Milo16, 25th Feb, 2018 at 9:57 PM
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    2. Renovation & Home Improvement

      Adding value through renovating and extending existing properties, including granny flats
      Latest: Has anyone used a Bosch self-cleaning (pyrolytic) oven Phase2, 26th Feb, 2018 at 12:06 AM
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    3. Repairs & Maintenance

      Fixing problems with an existing property
      Latest: Stop door slamming? from wind breeze Anil Peter, 25th Feb, 2018 at 1:24 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.
      Latest: Wall hung tv unit radson, 22nd Feb, 2018 at 2:52 PM
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    5. Landscaping

      Adding value to the rest of the property other than the house or buildings
      Latest: Will cut bamboo recover? Toon, 21st Feb, 2018 at 6:45 PM
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    6. Granny Flats

      Granny Flats - secondary dwellings added to existing properties on the same title
      Latest: Granny flat finance - Logan Holmes2012, 25th Feb, 2018 at 11:19 PM
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    1. Commercial Property

      General discussions on all aspects of investment in commercial property (i.e. non-residential)
      Latest: Sydney yields? Rolf Latham, 25th Feb, 2018 at 12:22 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: An interesting airbnb story Ted Varrick, 25th Feb, 2018 at 9:12 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.
    4. NRAS

      Discussion about the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS)
      Latest: Is it possible to change PM of NRAS? euro73, 9th Jan, 2018
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    1. Service Provider Directory

      Directory of our professional members who provide products and services to property investors
      Latest: Perth - Capital Property Advisory Matthew Hughes, 8th Dec, 2017
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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: Warren Buffett's Annual Shareholder Letter 2017 chindonly, 25th Feb, 2018 at 11:14 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: $100k salary, $50k lifestyle. Rolf Latham, 25th Feb, 2018 at 11:52 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: Investing books Colin Rice, 21st Feb, 2018 at 1:25 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: Sub-division in Wallan Reddy, 25th Feb, 2018 at 11:31 PM
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    2. Networking & Meetups

      Post and discuss info on upcoming networking events, and social gatherings.
      Latest: Steve McKnight - 1 day Seminar Perth MTR, 25th Feb, 2018 at 11:19 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: Appropriate advertising Scott No Mates, 12th Feb, 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: Whats making you poor? TMNT, 26th Feb, 2018 at 1:46 AM
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    2. Small Business

      General discussion about operating a small business
      Latest: Small Business Starting Out Queries Scott No Mates, 25th Feb, 2018 at 2:25 PM
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    3. Sports

      Discuss your favourite team or sporting event
      Latest: Winter Olympics 2018 Alex P Keaton, 23rd Feb, 2018 at 3:27 PM
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    4. Entertainment

      General chat about television shows, movies, games and books
      Latest: Binge Worthy TV series geoffw, 25th Feb, 2018 at 10:44 PM
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    5. Health

      Staying healthy, managing your weight, medicines and medical issues
      Latest: Would you care/adopt grandchild again? hammer, 10th Feb, 2018
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    6. Food

      Your favourite foods, drinks, cooking, where to eat, etc.
      Latest: Favourite munching snack while watching a movie/tv KayTea, 20th Feb, 2018 at 8:43 PM
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