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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: Moreton Bay 2018-2019 Angel, 24th Apr, 2019 at 8:05 PM
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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: RBA - Wespac tip two interest rate cuts in 2019 Waterboy, 24th Apr, 2019 at 8:41 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: How many years to double net profit ? Gestalt, 24th Apr, 2019 at 8:44 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: Units in Blue Chip Adelaide? Finn, 24th Apr, 2019 at 10:44 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: Lessons from the downturn - when development goes wrong Ketsle, 24th Apr, 2019 at 7:40 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: EBM vs Terri Scheer dabbler, 24th Apr, 2019 at 7:46 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: Paying off vendor overdue rates TMNT, 24th Apr, 2019 at 5:16 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: Dream Design Do TMNT, 24th Apr, 2019 at 6:09 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: Do you buy negatively geared? kierank, 24th Apr, 2019 at 5:30 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: Query about driveway Scott No Mates, 24th Apr, 2019 at 10:16 AM
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    2. Renovation & Home Improvement

      Adding value through renovating and extending existing properties, including granny flats
      Latest: Leaking shower wjw, 24th Apr, 2019 at 8:24 PM
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    3. Repairs & Maintenance

      Fixing problems with an existing property
      Latest: Roof replacement in North Queensland Charlotte, 23rd Apr, 2019 at 6:36 PM
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    4. Landscaping

      Adding value to the rest of the property other than the house or buildings
      Latest: What species is this tree? Phar Lap, 23rd Apr, 2019 at 5:33 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.
      Latest: Which rug balwoges, 1st Apr, 2019
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    6. Granny Flats

      Granny Flats - secondary dwellings added to existing properties on the same title
      Latest: Grannyflat builder northern beaches sydney recommendations please Phantom, 23rd Apr, 2019 at 6:42 AM
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    1. Commercial Property

      General discussions on all aspects of investment in commercial property (i.e. non-residential)
      Latest: Run sheet - from idea to purchase Shady, 24th Apr, 2019 at 7:26 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: Holiday Letting as an Investment Option FXD, 24th Apr, 2019 at 11:49 AM
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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: Rent to rent - house in multiple occupancy strategy. NHG, 10th Apr, 2019
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    4. NRAS

      Discussion about the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS)
      Latest: NRAS Property Management euro73, 10th Apr, 2019
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    1. Service Provider Directory

      Directory of our professional members who provide products and services to property investors
    2. Property For Sale

      Property for sale by our members
  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: Buying US shares in Australia MTR, 24th Apr, 2019 at 8:47 PM
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    2. Share Investing Strategies, Theories & Education

      Strategies for investing in shares and related products
      Latest: Investing in share ... help !!! The Y-man, 24th Apr, 2019 at 2:11 PM
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    3. Sharemarket News & Market Analysis

      Analysing indexes and market movements and recent news from the markets
      Latest: Franking credits - gone? Gestalt, 18th Apr, 2019 at 10:16 AM
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    4. Platforms, Tools and 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: Stock investment resources ChrisP73, 24th Apr, 2019 at 5:30 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: Where to Next for Gold? Alex Straker, 24th Apr, 2019 at 8:21 PM
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    1. Investor Psychology & Mindset

      The psychology of investing and finance. Why people invest. What motivates people. Setting goals. Overcoming fear, negativity and apathy.
      Latest: Motivational board. My challenge to everyone. Mac Fields, 24th Apr, 2019 at 10:27 AM
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    2. 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: The Ultimate List of Property Research Websites theperthurbanist, 24th Apr, 2019 at 12:19 PM
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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: Private Health..Yay or Nay SatayKing, 21st Apr, 2019 at 10:38 AM
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    4. Philanthropy

      Giving back - either financially or through volunteering your time to help others
      Latest: RPI's Charity - Why I've been Quiet On Here willair, 30th Jan, 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??? Robbo03, 23rd Apr, 2019 at 8:17 PM
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    2. Investing in Business

      Providing early stage capital / angel funds to business startups
    1. Living Room

      General off topic discussions about anything not related to property
      Latest: Kate Ashmor - PC member and liberal candidate Rolf Latham, 24th Apr, 2019 at 8:06 PM
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    2. Introductions

      New to PropertyChat? Say hello here and let us know a bit about you!
      Latest: When will the Melbourne property market bottom out? SLP07, 23rd Apr, 2019 at 9:36 PM
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    3. Networking & Meetups

      Post and discuss info on upcoming networking events, and social gatherings.
      Latest: Western Sydney Meet-up - Wednesday 22nd May skater, 24th Apr, 2019 at 7:37 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: Where are they now? Perp, 17th Apr, 2019
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    5. News & Announcements

      Site news - features, changes, updates and analysis
      Latest: Living Room topic consolidation Simon Hampel, 10th Apr, 2019
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