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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 2023 Propin, 9th Dec, 2023 at 5:12 PM
    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: Sell house in Brisbane? Realist35, 9th Dec, 2023 at 11:55 AM
    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: Time vs Timing - it’s not one vs the other Ryan_bk, 9th Dec, 2023 at 2:56 PM
    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: Would you pay for this service? RENI99, 9th Dec, 2023 at 5:17 PM
    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: Anything up with this Westmead propery? trustnoone, 8th Dec, 2023 at 10:11 AM
    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: Self-Management - Do you have excel template as ledger or any app? Sid K, 9th Dec, 2023 at 5:08 PM
    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: Vendor from hell. Please advise. RENI99, 9th Dec, 2023 at 4:54 PM
    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: Seeking Insights: PPOR to Rental RENI99, 9th Dec, 2023 at 5:11 PM
    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.
    1. Development

      Building new properties, Subdivision, Rezoning, Landbanking - anything to do with changing the nature or usage of the land
    2. Renovation & Home Improvement

      Adding value through renovating and extending existing properties
      Latest: Strata Titled - Converting Laundry to Bathroom dominoo, 9th Dec, 2023 at 2:54 PM
    3. Repairs & Maintenance

      Fixing problems with an existing property
      Latest: Wall dent datto, 9th Dec, 2023 at 5:03 PM
    4. Landscaping

      Adding value to the rest of the property other than the house or buildings
    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: Recommendations for quick and cheap updates to revamp the exterior virhlpool, 3rd Dec, 2023 at 1:11 AM
    6. Granny Flats

      Granny Flats - secondary dwellings added to existing properties on the same title
      Latest: Granny flat changes in vic andyboiii, 30th Nov, 2023
    1. Commercial Property

      General discussions on all aspects of investment in commercial property (i.e. non-residential)
      Latest: Commercial property fees Scott No Mates, 9th Dec, 2023 at 1:45 PM
    2. Airbnb & Short Term Letting

      Being an Airbnb host, homestay, short term letting, holiday rentals, holiday homes, accommodation sharing, Stayz
      Latest: Is on the verge of collapse? Cadbury99, 6th Dec, 2023 at 9:10 PM
    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: Neighbours reaction to finding out Whitecat, 5th Dec, 2023 at 8:58 AM
    1. Service Provider Directory

      Directory of our professional members who provide products and services to property investors
    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: Property Investor Seeking JV Partner Trust Properties, 3rd Sep, 2023
  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: International Shares - Hedged vs Unhedged? Waterboy, 9th Dec, 2023 at 1:09 PM
    2. Share Investing Strategies, Theories & Education

      Strategies for investing in shares and related products
      Latest: Active VS Passive Waterboy, 9th Dec, 2023 at 2:14 PM
    3. Sharemarket News & Market Analysis

      Analysing indexes and market movements and recent news from the markets
    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: NAB Equity Builder - too good to be true? Sgav, 8th Dec, 2023 at 8:34 AM
    5. Other Asset Classes

      Investment vehicles other than real estate and shares: cash & term deposits, bonds, forex, cryptocurrencies, precious metals, art, collectables, etc
      Latest: Poll: How are/have you positioned for a 2024 Crypto Bull Market timmy, 8th Dec, 2023 at 10:35 AM
    1. Financial Independence, Retire Early (FIRE)

      Discussions about the FIRE lifestyle movement - aiming to achieve financial independence and retiring early.
      Latest: Is it time to FIRE? Hung, 12th Nov, 2023
    2. Investor Psychology & Mindset

      The psychology of investing and finance. Why people invest. What motivates people. Setting goals. Overcoming fear, negativity and apathy.
      Latest: Action vs inaction sash, 28th Nov, 2023
    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: Reckon Personal Plus 2019 ecco, 5th Dec, 2023 at 4:28 PM
    4. Philanthropy

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

      Investing Articles from
      Latest: Trustee Directors Liability Update NickM, 17th Oct, 2009
  2. BusinessChat

    Business, Startups and Venture Capital
    1. Starting & Running a Business

      General discussion about starting and operating a business
      Latest: Finance to Purchase Business & Commercial Premises Cousinit, 16th Oct, 2023
    2. Business Accounting, Tax & Legal

      Discussion of all things accounting, taxation and legal for business.
      Latest: Fulfil the dream stripped of registration Paul@PAS, 25th Sep, 2023
    3. Business Showcase & Feedback

      Let us know about your business or new website or new product you've developed.
      Latest: Critique my website please spoon, 27th Jan, 2023
    1. Living Room

      General off topic discussions about anything not related to property
      Latest: Leading a team books The Y-man, 9th Dec, 2023 at 4:43 PM
    2. Introductions

      New to PropertyChat? Say hello here and let us know a bit about you!
      Latest: Hi Everyone Jamie Moore, 8th Dec, 2023 at 1:34 PM
    3. Networking & Meetups

      Post and discuss info on upcoming networking events, and social gatherings.
      Latest: Chatswood Meetup: Thursday 7th December Whitecat, 8th Dec, 2023 at 11:12 AM
    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: Starting conversations Simon Hampel, 6th Dec, 2023 at 7:07 AM
    5. News & Announcements

      Site news - features, changes, updates and analysis
      Latest: PropertyChat is 8 years old! Burramys, 27th Jun, 2023