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    1. General Property Chat

      General discussion about property investment. 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: General Property Chat Forum Guidelines Simon Hampel, 16th Aug, 2017
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    2. 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: Wow Melbourne likely to out perform Sydney this Cycle Cactus, 22nd Sep, 2017 at 7:27 PM
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    3. 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: The garbage may be about to hit the fan in Sydney DowntownBlock, 22nd Sep, 2017 at 7:18 PM
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    4. 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: Terryw's Structuring Strategies Gen-Y, 22nd Sep, 2017 at 1:36 PM
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    5. 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: Moving into Brisbane inner city BNE_Kim, 22nd Sep, 2017 at 6:55 PM
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    6. Investor Stories & Showcase

      Discussions about what our members have achieved and showcase of properties they have bought or renovations and developments.
      Latest: The Start To My Property Journey Lawrence Barnes, 20th Sep, 2017 at 3:43 PM
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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: Advice Sought - Breach of Tenancy Agreement Tom Rivera, 22nd Sep, 2017 at 7:30 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: How to pay at the end of the auction in Melbourne The Y-man, 22nd Sep, 2017 at 12:42 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: Entry into Real Estate Profession fols, 22nd Sep, 2017 at 6:40 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: How much is this property worth? Angel, 21st Sep, 2017 at 2:56 PM
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    1. Property Finance

      Lenders, loan products, valuation, mortgages, and borrowing strategies for acquiring that next investment property.
      Latest: Bank did not link Offset account mikey7, 22nd Sep, 2017 at 7:22 PM
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    2. Accounting & Tax

      The fun stuff ! Discussion of all things accounting and taxation for investments.
      Latest: I think I just made a boo-boo (redraw) Joynz, 22nd Sep, 2017 at 6:01 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: Discretionary Trusts - Q's & Pro's / Con's ....? matts2, 22nd Sep, 2017 at 7:35 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: Architect-town planner- builder --Next steps Archaon, 22nd Sep, 2017 at 7:06 PM
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    2. Renovation & Home Improvement

      Adding value through renovating and extending existing properties, including granny flats
      Latest: Adding a Granny flat - Should I remove the Garage or build around it? bob shovel, 22nd Sep, 2017 at 7:34 PM
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    3. Repairs & Maintenance

      Fixing problems with an existing property
      Latest: Water meter leak Scott No Mates, 22nd Sep, 2017 at 4:29 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: Kitchen lighting Davothegreat, 19th Sep, 2017 at 11:57 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 at 8:12 AM
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    1. Commercial Property

      General discussions on all aspects of investment in commercial property (i.e. non-residential)
      Latest: Example: Purchasing a Hotel / Pub, No Money Down. Glock, 22nd Sep, 2017 at 3:42 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: Name for weekender , suggestions ? See Change, 22nd Sep, 2017 at 7:17 AM
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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: Chinese Prefab GoOnAndTell, 10th 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: Parker Buyers Advocates Melbourne Lisa Parker, 13th Sep, 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) Ianvestor, 22nd Sep, 2017 at 7:17 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 KayTea, 22nd Sep, 2017 at 5:23 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: SQM Distressed properties In-sight-ful, 18th Sep, 2017 at 11:37 AM
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    4. Philanthropy

      Giving back - either financially or through volunteering your time to help others
      Latest: Donations SatayKing, 20th Sep, 2017 at 3:38 PM
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    1. Introductions

      New to PropertyChat? Say hello here and let us know a bit about you!
      Latest: Stumbling bumbling investor trying to rectify early mistakes Jess Peletier, 22nd Sep, 2017 at 8:00 AM
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    2. Networking & Meetups

      Post and discuss info on upcoming networking events, and social gatherings.
      Latest: Brisbane meetup this week? namrata, 22nd Sep, 2017 at 6:55 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: Time out for edits and deleting nambis, 12th Sep, 2017
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    4. News & Announcements

      Site news - features, changes, updates and analysis
      Latest: 10,000 members JacM, 6th Jul, 2017
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    1. Living Room

      General off topic discussions about anything not related to property
      Latest: Let's talk cars... York, 22nd Sep, 2017 at 7:25 PM
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    2. Small Business

      General discussion about operating a small business
      Latest: Apartment Hotels business Lizzie, 19th Sep, 2017 at 12:33 PM
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    3. Sports

      Discuss your favourite team or sporting event
      Latest: Learn to unicycle Parramatta Gockie, 22nd Sep, 2017 at 6:24 PM
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    4. Entertainment

      General chat about television shows, movies, games and books
      Latest: The Hot House Colin Rice, 21st Sep, 2017 at 4:31 PM
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    5. Health

      Staying healthy, managing your weight, medicines and medical issues
      Latest: Losing weight without counting calories - my experience geoffw, 22nd Sep, 2017 at 6:34 PM
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    6. Food

      Your favourite foods, drinks, cooking, where to eat, etc.
      Latest: Favourite childhood lollie. Phar Lap, 20th Sep, 2017 at 9:28 PM
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