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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: Investors are buying more of US Housing market than ever before Piston_Broke, 20th Jul, 2019 at 12:59 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: This Housing Downturn is Over berten, 19th Jul, 2019 at 11:57 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
    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: Buying someone's backyard VIC Blackmores, 19th Jul, 2019 at 7:45 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: Fortune Magazine "Americas AI Landlord" MTR, 18th Jul, 2019 at 10:16 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: Council inspection next week Westminster, 19th Jul, 2019 at 10:12 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: Staging an IP for sale – Hire vs DIY? Hetty, 19th Jul, 2019 at 3:06 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: Planning to sell in Melbourne (West) The Y-man, 18th Jul, 2019 at 12:16 AM
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    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: Which tools to use? hammer, 17th Jul, 2019 at 3:59 PM
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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: How to find out easements on a property! OldMelbDeveloper, 19th Jul, 2019 at 12:33 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: Caifu Property Property Investoor, 19th Jul, 2019 at 4:05 PM
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    2. Renovation & Home Improvement

      Adding value through renovating and extending existing properties, including granny flats
      Latest: Renovation Costs? Alex123711, 19th Jul, 2019 at 11:51 PM
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    3. Repairs & Maintenance

      Fixing problems with an existing property
      Latest: Is it usual to pay to get a quotation? marmot, 19th Jul, 2019 at 12:07 PM
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    4. Landscaping

      Adding value to the rest of the property other than the house or buildings
      Latest: Which plants/landscaping for this front garden? BarneyRubble, 15th Jul, 2019 at 9:16 PM
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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: Styling for rent SuzanneCommerford, 19th Jul, 2019 at 1:06 PM
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    6. Granny Flats

      Granny Flats - secondary dwellings added to existing properties on the same title
    1. Commercial Property

      General discussions on all aspects of investment in commercial property (i.e. non-residential)
      Latest: Where is the wealth Rental or Capital Growth Beano, 18th Jul, 2019 at 7:34 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: Am I mad? Screamer, 18th May, 2019
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    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: Brick X on Lateline, own Property for $100 KayTea, 3rd Jul, 2019
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    4. NRAS

      Discussion about the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS)
      Latest: NRAS payments for last year from Ethan housing mami, 5th Jul, 2019
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    1. Service Provider Directory

      Directory of our professional members who provide products and services to property investors
    2. Property For Sale

      Property for sale by our members
  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) 2019 geoffw, 19th Jul, 2019 at 9:33 PM
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    2. Share Investing Strategies, Theories & Education

      Strategies for investing in shares and related products
      Latest: My portfolio. Does this look ok? diagnostic, 18th Jul, 2019 at 1:05 PM
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    3. Sharemarket News & Market Analysis

      Analysing indexes and market movements and recent news from the markets
      Latest: This is the top!!! Fargo, 15th Jul, 2019 at 10:13 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: Sharesight users - Feature Requests SatayKing, 18th Jul, 2019 at 11:20 AM
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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: 17% return on my gold purchase from Perth Mint Piston_Broke, 20th Jul, 2019 at 12:25 AM
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    1. Investor Psychology & Mindset

      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, 15th Jul, 2019 at 1:57 PM
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    2. 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: bad idea to have a debit card? Lindsay_W, 19th Jul, 2019 at 10:35 AM
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    3. Philanthropy

      Giving back - either financially or through volunteering your time to help others
      Latest: Is anyone here also doing the Shitbox Rally? Jamie Moore, 29th Apr, 2019
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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: How I should get new customers - your opinion geoffw, 19th Jul, 2019 at 3:35 PM
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    2. Investing in Business

      Providing early stage capital / angel funds to business startups
    1. Living Room

      General off topic discussions about anything not related to property
      Latest: Exciting sustainable developments geoffw, 19th Jul, 2019 at 5:30 PM
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    2. Introductions

      New to PropertyChat? Say hello here and let us know a bit about you!
      Latest: Zero Experience in Melbourne KateAshmor, 19th Jul, 2019 at 12:21 PM
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    3. Networking & Meetups

      Post and discuss info on upcoming networking events, and social gatherings.
      Latest: Western Sydney Meet-up - Wednesday 24th July skater, 18th Jul, 2019 at 6:30 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: Countdown to 700,000 posts Perthguy, 12th Jul, 2019
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    5. News & Announcements

      Site news - features, changes, updates and analysis
      Latest: 700,000 posts and 17,000 registered users Perthguy, 11th Jul, 2019
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