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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: Peak oversupply in Sydney / Melbourne will hit in about 6-10months melbournian, 20th Oct, 2017 at 3:34 PM
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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: Sydney property prices falling ollidrac nosaj, 20th Oct, 2017 at 3:47 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: Strategy for next IP? What to do in this scenario The Y-man, 20th Oct, 2017 at 2:25 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: Bankstown einentiva, 20th Oct, 2017 at 3:48 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: HMO#2&3 NHG, 20th Oct, 2017 at 1:41 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.
      Latest: Property Investment - Other: Forum Guidelines 1961, 15th Oct, 2017 at 12:17 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: 'Broker fee' applied to insurance policy renewal DaveM, 20th Oct, 2017 at 3:23 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: Delayed Settlement Scott No Mates, 20th Oct, 2017 at 3:20 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: Educational Courses by "experts" [email protected], 19th Oct, 2017 at 4:18 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: Property analysis JL1, 20th Oct, 2017 at 8:38 AM
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    1. Property Finance

      Lenders, loan products, valuation, mortgages, and borrowing strategies for acquiring that next investment property.
      Latest: Westpac refusing to refinance expat loans Rolf Latham, 20th Oct, 2017 at 3:49 PM
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    2. Accounting & Tax

      The fun stuff ! Discussion of all things accounting and taxation for investments.
      Latest: Stamp Duty for couple (one first home owner, one not) Corey Batt, 20th Oct, 2017 at 3:08 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: Is AFIC's DSSP (own name) a viable alternative to a Trust Hodor, 20th Oct, 2017 at 1:37 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: Development cost for Storm water drainage and easement Scott No Mates, 20th Oct, 2017 at 3:18 PM
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    2. Renovation & Home Improvement

      Adding value through renovating and extending existing properties, including granny flats
      Latest: Asbestos Renovation project Yesberg, 20th Oct, 2017 at 12:41 PM
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    3. Repairs & Maintenance

      Fixing problems with an existing property
      Latest: Painter recommendation for Frankston GreenGoblin, 20th Oct, 2017 at 12:39 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: Getting Ikea doors cut/trimmed Joynz, 19th Oct, 2017 at 5:53 PM
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    5. Landscaping

      Adding value to the rest of the property other than the house or buildings
      Latest: Pools - bang for buck? Lizzie, 18th Sep, 2017
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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 Leo2413, 20th Oct, 2017 at 9:11 AM
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    1. Commercial Property

      General discussions on all aspects of investment in commercial property (i.e. non-residential)
      Latest: Questions in buying a retail commercial property in Brisbane Sydneyeva, 20th Oct, 2017 at 3:39 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- internet down jodes, 20th Oct, 2017 at 3:48 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: House relocation cash or cashed? hudbry, 29th Sep, 2017
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    4. NRAS

      Discussion about the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS)
      Latest: Real NRAS Numbers Rooky, 7th Sep, 2017
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    1. Service Provider Directory

      Directory of our professional members who provide products and services to property investors
      Latest: Qura Property Lil Skater, 6th Oct, 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: Listed Investment Companies (LICs) TazDevil_666, 20th Oct, 2017 at 3:45 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: Why do you care what others think ??? Leo2413, 20th Oct, 2017 at 9:07 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: RP Data Group - Full National Access Craig202, 20th Oct, 2017 at 12:47 AM
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    4. Philanthropy

      Giving back - either financially or through volunteering your time to help others
      Latest: Compounding Philanthropy- help and spread Leo2413, 27th Sep, 2017
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    1. Introductions

      New to PropertyChat? Say hello here and let us know a bit about you!
      Latest: Hi from Perth Craig202, 19th Oct, 2017 at 7:37 PM
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    2. Networking & Meetups

      Post and discuss info on upcoming networking events, and social gatherings.
      Latest: Epping Meetup #4 - Thursday 2 November David Shih, 18th Oct, 2017 at 9:52 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: PropertyChat v2 suggestions geoffw, 10th Oct, 2017
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    4. News & Announcements

      Site news - features, changes, updates and analysis
      Latest: PropertyChat is 2 years old! willair, 26th Sep, 2017
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    1. Living Room

      General off topic discussions about anything not related to property
      Latest: The Vege Garden Thread TAJ, 20th Oct, 2017 at 3:50 PM
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    2. Small Business

      General discussion about operating a small business
      Latest: NSW Jury Duty Davothegreat, 11th Oct, 2017
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    3. Sports

      Discuss your favourite team or sporting event
      Latest: EPL thread See Change, 18th Oct, 2017 at 11:36 PM
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    4. Entertainment

      General chat about television shows, movies, games and books
      Latest: Your Opinion, Best TV Series Ever gman65, 18th Oct, 2017 at 12:41 PM
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    5. Health

      Staying healthy, managing your weight, medicines and medical issues
      Latest: Is spending almost $200 per week on fitness too much? qak, 20th Oct, 2017 at 9:57 AM
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    6. Food

      Your favourite foods, drinks, cooking, where to eat, etc.
      Latest: Coffee PandS, 18th Oct, 2017 at 1:17 PM
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