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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: Where to buy IP2 under $300k werdna, 23rd Oct, 2018 at 12:07 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: Hello from all the data science geeks that invest in property TMNT, 22nd Oct, 2018 at 11:40 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: Anyone heard of First and Main Pty Ltd? Terry_w, 22nd Oct, 2018 at 11:13 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: Car stacker maintenance cost lftg, 22nd Oct, 2018 at 9:15 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: What I learnt out of buying 7 properties David Shih, 11th Oct, 2018
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    6. Property Investment - Other

      If you cannot find an appropriate place for your question or discussion topic, just post it here and a moderator will move it to the correct sub-section.
      Latest: Advanced search engine with options noviceInvestor1, 22nd Oct, 2018 at 9:22 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: When terminating a managing agent agreement thatbum, 22nd Oct, 2018 at 9:57 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: Selling without a price Big Will, 22nd Oct, 2018 at 10:55 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: Advice needed - buiding designer/draftsman problems Tassie, 22nd Oct, 2018 at 9:40 PM
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    4. 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: Riverstone VS Marsden Park sumterrence, 22nd Oct, 2018 at 11:47 PM
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    1. Property Finance

      Lenders, loan products, valuation, mortgages, and borrowing strategies for acquiring that next investment property.
      Latest: 4.55% fixed for 3 years just turned into 5.47% 1stepcloser, 22nd Oct, 2018 at 5:43 PM
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    2. Accounting & Tax

      The fun stuff ! Discussion of all things accounting and taxation for investments.
      Latest: Interest deduction Ed1, 22nd Oct, 2018 at 10:47 PM
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    3. Legal Issues

      Property law, contracts, conveyancing, liability, asset protection, litigation, anything dealing with the legal issues of buying, owning and protecting property.
      Latest: Changes to Development Standards and getting exemptions from the council? w124C, 22nd Oct, 2018 at 9:55 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: difference between M class & P class rating Keentolearn77, 22nd Oct, 2018 at 4:26 PM
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    2. Renovation & Home Improvement

      Adding value through renovating and extending existing properties, including granny flats
      Latest: Bathroom, kitchen, laundry quote Brian84, 22nd Oct, 2018 at 9:58 PM
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    3. Repairs & Maintenance

      Fixing problems with an existing property
      Latest: Google review vs Hipages/Oneflare Meisterin, 22nd Oct, 2018 at 12:04 PM
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    4. Styling & Decorating

      Cosmetic (ie non-structural) improvements to properties, including painting or decorating, updating fixtures and fittings, furnishings and staging properties for sale.
      Latest: Ideas for improving the covered area in backyard Westminster, 21st Oct, 2018 at 5:19 PM
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    5. Landscaping

      Adding value to the rest of the property other than the house or buildings
      Latest: Ideas to improve looks of front yard Shogun, 22nd Oct, 2018 at 11:55 PM
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    6. Granny Flats

      Granny Flats - secondary dwellings added to existing properties on the same title
      Latest: Landlord Insurance with granny flat menty, 13th Oct, 2018
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    1. Commercial Property

      General discussions on all aspects of investment in commercial property (i.e. non-residential)
      Latest: Which structure you use to purchase commercial property Property Guts, 22nd Oct, 2018 at 3:23 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: Individually letting out rooms, Pros and Cons (not Airbnb) New Town, 22nd Oct, 2018 at 3:06 PM
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    3. Innovative 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: joint venture's and money partner's The Good Life, 14th Oct, 2018
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    4. NRAS

      Discussion about the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS)
      Latest: NRAS - ETHAN: class action Ying Li, 19th Oct, 2018 at 6:23 PM
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    1. Service Provider Directory

      Directory of our professional members who provide products and services to property investors
      Latest: Lend Power David Shih, 25th Jul, 2018
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    1. Other Asset Classes

      Investment vehicles other than real estate, including shares, managed Funds, ETFs, LICs, business, art, collectables, etc
      Latest: Listed Investment Companies (LICs) Q4 2018 Pleep, 22nd Oct, 2018 at 10:37 PM
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    2. Investor Psychology

      The psychology of investing and finance. Why people invest. What motivates people. Setting goals. Overcoming fear, negativity and apathy.
      Latest: Laos....Uber boom Air_Bender, 21st Oct, 2018 at 2:52 PM
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    3. 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: Book list MWI, 22nd Oct, 2018 at 7:36 PM
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    4. Small Business

      General discussion about operating a small business
      Latest: New Gardening and landscaping busines NHG, 18th Oct, 2018 at 6:54 AM
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    5. Philanthropy

      Giving back - either financially or through volunteering your time to help others
      Latest: Billionaire Giving 99% of his Wealth Away Ricki barkham, 8th Sep, 2018
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    1. Introductions

      New to PropertyChat? Say hello here and let us know a bit about you!
      Latest: We want retire...but we don't know how.... Perthguy, 22nd Oct, 2018 at 9:38 PM
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    2. Networking & Meetups

      Post and discuss info on upcoming networking events, and social gatherings.
    3. Help & Feedback

      Bug reports for things that don't work as expected and suggestions for features you'd like added to the forums or changes you'd like to see
      Latest: Forums MWI, 15th Oct, 2018
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    4. News & Announcements

      Site news - features, changes, updates and analysis
      Latest: 600,000 posts and 14,000 members Terry_w, 29th Aug, 2018
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    1. Living Room

      General off topic discussions about anything not related to property
      Latest: Books Tony3008, 22nd Oct, 2018 at 6:18 PM
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    2. Politics

      Let's talk politics! Are you left leaning?, centrist?, right wing? or just an old fashioned anarchist? This topic is only available to premium members and note that we will be very strict on policing personal attacks.
      Latest: Abbott or Liberal culture to blame? Indifference, 22nd Oct, 2018 at 1:12 PM
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    3. Sports

      Discuss your favourite team or sporting event
      Latest: Learn to unicycle Parramatta Gockie, 15th Oct, 2018
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    4. Health

      Staying healthy, managing your weight, medicines and medical issues
      Latest: My low carb weight loss journal (LCHF) Westminster, 21st Oct, 2018 at 12:56 PM
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    5. Entertainment

      General chat about television shows, movies, games and books
      Latest: Binge Worthy TV series trinity168, 14th Oct, 2018
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    6. Cars & Motorbikes

      Love your car? Like to ride? This section is for you!
      Latest: What was the first car you ever owned? TAJ, 22nd Oct, 2018 at 8:57 PM
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    7. Food

      Your favourite foods, drinks, cooking, where to eat, etc.
      Latest: Fropro Yogurt DaveM, 14th Sep, 2018
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