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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 2022. Post a Bargain Shogun, 25th Jan, 2022 at 3:53 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: Evergrande just defaulted Kangabanga, 25th Jan, 2022 at 1:46 AM
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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: Gearing into Shares AndyPandy, 25th Jan, 2022 at 12:02 AM
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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: Meriton units in Parramatta: buy or not? AndyPandy, 25th Jan, 2022 at 12:15 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: 2 years - 5 properties, portfolio worth 3.1M jai collier, 22nd Jan, 2022 at 10:56 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: Perth - Property Management momentum26, 24th Jan, 2022 at 7:21 AM
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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: Buyers Agent Recommendations bradleee16, 24th Jan, 2022 at 3:48 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: Favourable purchase Elizabet31, 22nd Jan, 2022 at 9:45 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: Commercial Property Book and Podcast Recommendations PRD_85, 24th Jan, 2022 at 9:29 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.
      Latest: Just Bought Granville 1.5mil house Valuer General say land value 1.3 lucidity, 25th Jan, 2022 at 1:24 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: Clause 55 documents - Surveyor or Builder? Tompropdev, 24th Jan, 2022 at 10:57 PM
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    2. Renovation & Home Improvement

      Adding value through renovating and extending existing properties
      Latest: Electrician day rate? RPI, 24th Jan, 2022 at 10:36 PM
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    3. Repairs & Maintenance

      Fixing problems with an existing property
      Latest: Need Tile Painter & Wall Painter in Northlakes Qld thunderstrike888, 25th Jan, 2022 at 12:06 AM
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    4. Landscaping

      Adding value to the rest of the property other than the house or buildings
      Latest: Need suggestions for hand-held mower to cut the grass SatayKing, 23rd Jan, 2022 at 3:03 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.
    6. Granny Flats

      Granny Flats - secondary dwellings added to existing properties on the same title
      Latest: Granny Flat Corner block MAP, 24th Jan, 2022 at 6:01 PM
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    1. Commercial Property

      General discussions on all aspects of investment in commercial property (i.e. non-residential)
      Latest: This tenant, keep or let them go? Scott No Mates, 24th Jan, 2022 at 10:27 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: non payment [email protected], 24th Jan, 2022 at 2:01 PM
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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: Whom to work with, besides NDISP? See Change, 23rd Dec, 2021
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    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.
  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: What's looking cheap on the ASX in 2020? Piston_Broke, 25th Jan, 2022 at 12:23 AM
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    2. Share Investing Strategies, Theories & Education

      Strategies for investing in shares and related products
      Latest: Asset Allocation Zenith Chaos, 24th Jan, 2022 at 7:32 PM
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    3. Sharemarket News & Market Analysis

      Analysing indexes and market movements and recent news from the markets
      Latest: Sackie' shorting stocks 2022 Sackie, 25th Jan, 2022 at 1:00 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: NAB Equity Builder - too good to be true? Eggman, 24th Jan, 2022 at 10:06 AM
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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: Sackie's crypto prediction - to reach 30k. Laker, 25th Jan, 2022 at 5:00 AM
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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: Planning for semi-retirement / structuring samiam, 21st Jan, 2022 at 6:58 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: It's time to ****ing grow up! MTR, 24th Jan, 2022 at 9:18 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.
    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: Square - Mobile POS terminal geoffw, 24th Jan, 2022 at 2:36 PM
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    2. Business Accounting, Tax & Legal

      Discussion of all things accounting, taxation and legal for business.
      Latest: Benefit of buying a property within a trust? See Change, 21st Nov, 2021
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    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: Australia's 2022 federal election. Predictions on winners and reasons why Sackie, 25th Jan, 2022 at 1:16 AM
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    2. Introductions

      New to PropertyChat? Say hello here and let us know a bit about you!
      Latest: Hello from Sunshine Coast Bradley Peet, 24th Jan, 2022 at 4:24 PM
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    3. Networking & Meetups

      Post and discuss info on upcoming networking events, and social gatherings.
      Latest: Scheduled Western Sydney Meet-up for January Cancelled skater, 19th Jan, 2022 at 7:31 AM
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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: How to start a private conversation MelbRenos, 17th Jan, 2022
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    5. News & Announcements

      Site news - features, changes, updates and analysis
      Latest: PropertyChat 2021 stats Simon Hampel, 1st Jan, 2022
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