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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: Brisbane is booming 2022! Lacrim, 2nd Jul, 2022 at 9:21 PM
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    2. Property Market Economics

      The impact of the economy on the property market - and the impact of the property market on the economy! Property cycles, inflationary effects, interest rates etc.
      Latest: The impact of increasing interest rates on property prices TheBigDawg, 2nd Jul, 2022 at 9:54 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: Rental Yield Silly Question BuyersAgent, 2nd Jul, 2022 at 9:42 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: Are houses much better than villas? Dave Radelaide, 30th Jun, 2022 at 7:56 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.
    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: Electrical Compliance Checks Burramys, 2nd Jul, 2022 at 8:47 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: Timing of building inspection for auction craigc, 2nd Jul, 2022 at 9:19 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: Buyers Agent Institute - Ben Handler BuyersAgent, 29th Jun, 2022 at 11:34 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.
    5. Investor Stories & Showcase

      Discussions about what our members have achieved and showcase of properties they have bought or renovations and developments.
      Latest: My Property Journey Investor_Scotty, 26th Jun, 2022 at 1:57 AM
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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: WA- Contractor Connect Scheme foxtrotunicorn, 2nd Jul, 2022 at 8:49 PM
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    2. Renovation & Home Improvement

      Adding value through renovating and extending existing properties
      Latest: How many LED downlights do I need? sash, 2nd Jul, 2022 at 4:52 PM
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    3. Repairs & Maintenance

      Fixing problems with an existing property
      Latest: Are tenants liable for this ? They casued some damage. Pm not helpful Burramys, 2nd Jul, 2022 at 5:20 PM
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    4. Landscaping

      Adding value to the rest of the property other than the house or buildings
      Latest: Sea lavender dead or ok? Sackie, 1st Jun, 2022
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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: Painting the ugly electrical switchboard? [email protected], 21st Jun, 2022
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    6. Granny Flats

      Granny Flats - secondary dwellings added to existing properties on the same title
      Latest: Granny flat build trunks, 2nd Jul, 2022 at 7:39 PM
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    1. Commercial Property

      General discussions on all aspects of investment in commercial property (i.e. non-residential)
      Latest: Sydney Industrial Property - state of current market? Ace in the Hole, 2nd Jul, 2022 at 9:51 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: BCC raising rates by 50% on short-stay properties Casteller, 23rd Jun, 2022
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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: Flipping company? kacheek, 8th Dec, 2021
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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: Terrible SDA Portfolio for Sale RPI, 23rd Jun, 2022
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    1. Service Provider Directory

      Directory of our professional members who provide products and services to property investors
      Latest: Kaleido Loans - Mortgage Lending Specialists David Han, 20th Jun, 2022
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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: I am Giving Away some Books [email protected], 2nd Jun, 2022
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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: Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) 2022 carfield, 1st Jul, 2022 at 6:01 PM
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    2. Share Investing Strategies, Theories & Education

      Strategies for investing in shares and related products
      Latest: Generating Equity Returns with Bond Risk Gav, 1st Jul, 2022 at 1:15 PM
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    3. Sharemarket News & Market Analysis

      Analysing indexes and market movements and recent news from the markets
      Latest: World Indices Roundup 2022 TickerHound, 26th Jun, 2022 at 12:06 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: Shares Platform & Paid Services Burramys, 29th Jun, 2022 at 1:08 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: Sold my house and put it all into bitcoin. Laker, 2nd Jul, 2022 at 9:59 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: "Retiring" in Thailand? spoon, 30th Jun, 2022 at 2:00 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: Property investing unethical? Burramys, 30th Jun, 2022 at 7:58 AM
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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: Spriggy kids debit card Adz1, 16th May, 2022
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    4. Philanthropy

      Giving back - either financially or through volunteering your time to help others
    5. Articles

      Investing Articles from InvestChat.com.au
      Latest: Trustee Directors Liability Update NickM, 17th Oct, 2009
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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: Starting a building company Brian84, 20th Jun, 2022
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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: Community sporting club website abbyfresh, 2nd Nov, 2021
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    1. Living Room

      General off topic discussions about anything not related to property
      Latest: EOFY new monitor "required"... willister, 2nd Jul, 2022 at 9:34 PM
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    2. Introductions

      New to PropertyChat? Say hello here and let us know a bit about you!
      Latest: Glad to join the community WCCM, 30th Jun, 2022 at 3:05 PM
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    3. Networking & Meetups

      Post and discuss info on upcoming networking events, and social gatherings.
      Latest: Melbourne online meeting Saturday 2 July The Y-man, 2nd Jul, 2022 at 9:01 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!
    5. News & Announcements

      Site news - features, changes, updates and analysis
      Latest: PropertyChat is 7 years old! Scott No Mates, 24th Jun, 2022
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