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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: 750k for capital growth Morgs, 26th Feb, 2020 at 10:02 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: "House prices could fall by more than 40 per cent" - Are you kidding????? Leeroy93, 26th Feb, 2020 at 10:09 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: Which option would you choose to deliver on our strategy? Danyool, 26th Feb, 2020 at 10:11 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: Buy PPOR or Investment thatbum, 25th Feb, 2020 at 7:15 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: Any experience with Aria Property Group? sash, 22nd Feb, 2020 at 6:46 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: Victorian Rental Reforms thatbum, 26th Feb, 2020 at 10:26 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: Thoughts on signing exclusive agent for selling property Shady, 26th Feb, 2020 at 10:24 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: Sean Summerville - The property king AKA Fortunes in Forclosures ellejay, 26th Feb, 2020 at 6:20 PM
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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: Excel List Breelisha, 21st Feb, 2020 at 10:57 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: Reno old house or knock down for Duplex? youngbuck, 14th Feb, 2020
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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: Draftperson versus Architect Zenith666, 26th Feb, 2020 at 7:04 PM
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    2. Renovation & Home Improvement

      Adding value through renovating and extending existing properties, including granny flats
      Latest: New Build Upgrades: What to do now, what to do later? Archaon, 23rd Feb, 2020 at 2:29 PM
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    3. Repairs & Maintenance

      Fixing problems with an existing property
      Latest: normal deposit for air con install? FredBear, 25th Feb, 2020 at 6:59 PM
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    4. Landscaping

      Adding value to the rest of the property other than the house or buildings
      Latest: Pool Fencing - retractable option? Outside Space Guy, 16th Feb, 2020
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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.
    6. Granny Flats

      Granny Flats - secondary dwellings added to existing properties on the same title
      Latest: GF in Sydney - seeking pre-property-purchase written assurance Scott No Mates, 22nd Feb, 2020 at 5:23 PM
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    1. Commercial Property

      General discussions on all aspects of investment in commercial property (i.e. non-residential)
      Latest: Owner responsibilities - strata warehouse balwoges, 22nd Feb, 2020 at 5:23 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: Anyone seem to be affected by coronavirus? thydzik, 15th Feb, 2020
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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.
    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? Beano, 20th Feb, 2020 at 4:32 PM
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    1. Service Provider Directory

      Directory of our professional members who provide products and services to property investors
      Latest: Brisbane Property Manager - 0413504084 Michael Mitchell, 18th Feb, 2020
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    2. Marketplace

      List property you have for sale or rent or wanted. Buy/sell/swap goods you no longer need. Post requests for JV partners for property deals.
      Latest: Selling Land in Brisbane 15km from CBD Smee, 20th Feb, 2020 at 4:48 PM
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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: 10 bagger Foxdan, 26th Feb, 2020 at 10:24 PM
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    2. Share Investing Strategies, Theories & Education

      Strategies for investing in shares and related products
      Latest: Thoughts on my investment Strategy Big A, 26th Feb, 2020 at 7:38 AM
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    3. Sharemarket News & Market Analysis

      Analysing indexes and market movements and recent news from the markets
      Latest: World Indices Roundup 2020 Big A, 26th Feb, 2020 at 5:24 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: Speadsheets for Retiring on Equities/Fixed Interest Intrigued_again, 21st Feb, 2020 at 8:05 PM
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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: 100k Bitcoin in next 3 years. charttv, 26th Feb, 2020 at 9:47 PM
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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: Ideal retirement age See Change, 22nd Feb, 2020 at 11:46 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.
    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: Investment loan and bank account setup for multiple IPs Manic, 12th Feb, 2020
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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: Opening a new nails shop TMNT, 26th Feb, 2020 at 4:34 PM
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    2. Business Accounting, Tax & Legal

      Discussion of all things accounting, taxation and legal for business.
      Latest: What to do with Bucket Company income? Big A, 12th Feb, 2020
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    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: Let's talk cars... Morgs, 26th Feb, 2020 at 9:32 PM
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    2. Introductions

      New to PropertyChat? Say hello here and let us know a bit about you!
      Latest: Subject to lease thatbum, 26th Feb, 2020 at 10:28 PM
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    3. Networking & Meetups

      Post and discuss info on upcoming networking events, and social gatherings.
      Latest: Melbourne CBD lunch meetup - Fri 28 Feb Tony3008, 26th Feb, 2020 at 6:29 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: Spanline geoffw, 25th Feb, 2020 at 9:44 PM
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    5. News & Announcements

      Site news - features, changes, updates and analysis
      Latest: New feature: Marketplace Simon Hampel, 18th Feb, 2020
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