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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: Post a Bargain - Perth 2019 Redwing, 19th Oct, 2019 at 11:23 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: Household debt , why Australia IS different .... Trainee, 19th Oct, 2019 at 11:54 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: Strategy: Leave the former PPOR empty Terry_w, 18th Oct, 2019 at 8:38 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: Buying unit blocks Morgs, 18th Oct, 2019 at 8:07 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: What I learnt out of buying 7 properties Christopher Kocksch, 18th Oct, 2019 at 11:21 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: Landlord insurance with strata insurance? Blueshoes99, 18th Oct, 2019 at 6:15 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.
    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: Analytics roles related to investing? Morgs, 16th Oct, 2019 at 5:55 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: Renovation book Sackie, 18th Oct, 2019 at 10:49 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 Blackburn Vic Jezzah, 18th Oct, 2019 at 7:22 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: Class 2 & 3 - now with sprinklers per NCC2019 Aaron Sice, 19th Oct, 2019 at 11:44 AM
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    2. Renovation & Home Improvement

      Adding value through renovating and extending existing properties, including granny flats
      Latest: sutherland shire builder Lollie, 18th Oct, 2019 at 9:42 PM
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    3. Repairs & Maintenance

      Fixing problems with an existing property
      Latest: Quoted $1200 to repair by Real Estate Sackie, 16th Oct, 2019 at 5:43 PM
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    4. Landscaping

      Adding value to the rest of the property other than the house or buildings
      Latest: Pool landscaping Never giveup, 12th Oct, 2019
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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: House done paint garage floor? [email protected], 14th Oct, 2019 at 1:25 PM
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    6. Granny Flats

      Granny Flats - secondary dwellings added to existing properties on the same title
      Latest: Can you build a granny flat on any house ? In Brisbane ? My House QLD, 17th Oct, 2019 at 8:20 PM
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    1. Commercial Property

      General discussions on all aspects of investment in commercial property (i.e. non-residential)
      Latest: State of the Market - Tenants breaking leases Shady, 4th Oct, 2019
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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: Perth Airbnb/Shortstay management Depreciator, 14th Oct, 2019 at 1:17 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.
    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? gach2, 16th Oct, 2019 at 7:30 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: Self Storage Sheds jrc, 11th Aug, 2019
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    3. Buy / Sell / Swap

      General marketplace for trading goods you no longer need. Strictly no-commercial posts.
      Latest: Ingenuity automatic baby rocker $60 Sackie, 7th Sep, 2019
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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: Listed Investment Companies (LICs) 2019 SatayKing, 19th Oct, 2019 at 11:53 AM
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    2. Share Investing Strategies, Theories & Education

      Strategies for investing in shares and related products
      Latest: The economics of a graying world (Vanguard) ChrisP73, 19th Oct, 2019 at 9:36 AM
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    3. Sharemarket News & Market Analysis

      Analysing indexes and market movements and recent news from the markets
      Latest: Dow Breaches 23,000 Silverson, 19th Oct, 2019 at 7:54 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: CBA launches CommSec Pocket DoggaPP, 14th Oct, 2019 at 12:48 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. Danieljk101, 15th Oct, 2019 at 10:50 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: Who is going to retire young spludgey, 19th Oct, 2019 at 7:14 AM
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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: Who are the Fools and who are the Suckers willair, 17th Oct, 2019 at 11:48 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: does paying non deductible debt first mean.. Air_Bender, 11th Oct, 2019
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    4. Philanthropy

      Giving back - either financially or through volunteering your time to help others
      Latest: Global Climate Strike Friday September 20 Marg4000, 20th Sep, 2019
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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: Amazon??? stackhat14, 17th Oct, 2019 at 9:06 PM
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    2. Business Accounting, Tax & Legal

      Discussion of all things accounting, taxation and legal for business.
      Latest: Business name - register? trademark? both? beachgurl, 14th Oct, 2019 at 4:10 PM
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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 Dylan33, 29th Mar, 2017
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    1. Living Room

      General off topic discussions about anything not related to property
      Latest: The Running Thread (All Abilities) Propagate, 19th Oct, 2019 at 9:39 AM
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    2. Introductions

      New to PropertyChat? Say hello here and let us know a bit about you!
      Latest: Introductions.. Jamie Moore, 18th Oct, 2019 at 12:00 PM
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    3. Networking & Meetups

      Post and discuss info on upcoming networking events, and social gatherings.
      Latest: Chatswood Meetup: burgers + drinks - Wed 16th Oct Momentum, 17th Oct, 2019 at 6:58 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: Where are they now? Sackie, 29th Sep, 2019
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    5. News & Announcements

      Site news - features, changes, updates and analysis
      Latest: BusinessChat merged with PropertyChat Simon Hampel, 18th Sep, 2019
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