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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: Perth market 2020 strats01, 23rd Jan, 2020 at 1:16 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 Sackie, 22nd Jan, 2020 at 7:30 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: Share market goes belly up - what would you do Willy, 22nd Jan, 2020 at 9:27 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: Cash Cows Beano, 22nd Jan, 2020 at 6:42 AM
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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: You Can't Make Money in Western Sydney #2 craigc, 19th Jan, 2020 at 9:39 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: Sending water/rates to pm d_walsh, 22nd Jan, 2020 at 11:38 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: Issue in the new unit after Settlement willair, 21st Jan, 2020 at 3:56 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.
    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: How do you build a property shortlist? Rooky, 21st Jan, 2020 at 11:31 AM
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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: Thoughts on property in Reservoir Bunbury, 21st Jan, 2020 at 3:18 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 - Hardstand Car Park and Western Power Dome PerthieNewbie, 23rd Jan, 2020 at 1:08 AM
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    2. Renovation & Home Improvement

      Adding value through renovating and extending existing properties, including granny flats
      Latest: Floorplan Time thoughts again... Brady, 22nd Jan, 2020 at 12:52 PM
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    3. Repairs & Maintenance

      Fixing problems with an existing property
    4. Landscaping

      Adding value to the rest of the property other than the house or buildings
      Latest: How to... Mulch Left on Garden Bed Phar Lap, 17th Jan, 2020 at 2:31 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: Modern Hamptons/coastal chic/ contemporary mix Sackie, 12th Jan, 2020
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    6. Granny Flats

      Granny Flats - secondary dwellings added to existing properties on the same title
      Latest: My Slacks Creek, Logan Granny Flat Build Amarjeet Kumar, 11th Jan, 2020
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    1. Commercial Property

      General discussions on all aspects of investment in commercial property (i.e. non-residential)
      Latest: Are these bad yields?? willister, 19th Jan, 2020 at 10:39 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
    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: Buying PPOR as a Nurse Rolf Latham, 21st Jan, 2020 at 3:53 PM
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    4. NRAS & NDIS SDA

      Discussion about the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS) and National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) funded Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA)
      Latest: NDIS/SDA Properties - Too good to be true? Sasha, 19th Jan, 2020 at 11:24 PM
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    1. Service Provider Directory

      Directory of our professional members who provide products and services to property investors
      Latest: Freedom Funding - Finance Broker Morgs, 10th Sep, 2019
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    2. Property For Sale

      Property for sale by our members
      Latest: Wanted: Land/Houses in Brisbane & Surrounds Smee, 12th Jan, 2020
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    3. Buy / Sell / Swap

      General marketplace for trading goods you no longer need. Strictly no-commercial posts.
      Latest: Buy / Sell / Swap Guidelines beachgurl, 12th Jan, 2020
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  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: Direct stock holdings. Redwing, 23rd Jan, 2020 at 12:27 AM
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    2. Share Investing Strategies, Theories & Education

      Strategies for investing in shares and related products
      Latest: Active VS Passive Redwing, 23rd Jan, 2020 at 12:09 AM
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    3. Sharemarket News & Market Analysis

      Analysing indexes and market movements and recent news from the markets
      Latest: ASX200 appropriate yield when cash rate around 50 basis points oracle, 22nd Jan, 2020 at 11:50 AM
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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: Stock investment resources APINDEX, 18th Dec, 2019
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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: Investing in Bitcoin - 4 Year Journey Series Michael.Knight, 16th Jan, 2020
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    1. Financial Independence, Retire Early (FIRE)

      Discussions about the FIRE lifestyle movement - aiming to achieve financial independence and retiring early.
      Latest: What's the MAXIMUM networth you'd want to have? Scott No Mates, 22nd Jan, 2020 at 10:33 PM
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    2. Investor Psychology & Mindset

      The psychology of investing and finance. Why people invest. What motivates people. Setting goals. Overcoming fear, negativity and apathy.
      Latest: Are you frugal in everyday life: perspective? MWI, 21st Jan, 2020 at 5:05 PM
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    3. 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: Living in a hotel full time 1/3 cost of Seniors Home The Y-man, 22nd Jan, 2020 at 11:20 PM
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    4. Philanthropy

      Giving back - either financially or through volunteering your time to help others
      Latest: City Trees Archaon, 13th Jan, 2020
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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: The side hustle... Perthguy, 20th Jan, 2020 at 1:54 PM
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    2. Business Accounting, Tax & Legal

      Discussion of all things accounting, taxation and legal for business.
    3. Business Showcase & Feedback

      Let us know about your business or new website or new product you've developed.
      Latest: Critique my website please Joseph Skewes, 31st Dec, 2019
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    1. Living Room

      General off topic discussions about anything not related to property
      Latest: Sports rorts spludgey, 22nd Jan, 2020 at 10:43 PM
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    2. Introductions

      New to PropertyChat? Say hello here and let us know a bit about you!
      Latest: Hi The Y-man, 22nd Jan, 2020 at 3:08 PM
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    3. Networking & Meetups

      Post and discuss info on upcoming networking events, and social gatherings.
      Latest: Perth Meetup - Sat, January 25th lowtide, 21st Jan, 2020 at 8:30 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: Can you help me read Propertychat more easily? Westminster, 15th Jan, 2020
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    5. News & Announcements

      Site news - features, changes, updates and analysis
      Latest: PropertyChat is 4 years old! Simon Hampel, 22nd Jan, 2020 at 3:22 PM
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