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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: The big Darwin summary - 2023 edition icic, 21st May, 2024 at 10:23 PM
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    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: Melbourne units and apartments Popo7, 21st May, 2024 at 11:08 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: Advice needed: Sell or Hold craigc, 22nd May, 2024 at 12:13 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: 1950's home for sale but has asbestos Scott No Mates, 21st May, 2024 at 11:30 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: Access to RP Data or alternative? PropertyNewb, 21st May, 2024 at 9:21 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: Have Brisbane rents plateaued? Trainee, 21st May, 2024 at 6:03 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: Broker recommendation 2024 Morgs, 16th May, 2024 at 1:02 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.
    5. Investor Stories & Showcase

      Discussions about what our members have achieved and showcase of properties they have bought or renovations and developments.
      Latest: My 15 year, $3.3 Million property portfolio. spoon, 21st May, 2024 at 9:17 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: New house construction cvsanthosh1, 21st May, 2024 at 9:05 PM
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    2. Renovation & Home Improvement

      Adding value through renovating and extending existing properties
      Latest: Cost to Have Exterior of Weatherboard Queenslander Painted CountingCents, 21st May, 2024 at 8:56 PM
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    3. Repairs & Maintenance

      Fixing problems with an existing property
      Latest: Toilet base leaking Burramys, 20th May, 2024 at 1:30 PM
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    4. Landscaping

      Adding value to the rest of the property other than the house or buildings
      Latest: Recommendations for Brisbane based landscaper var, 19th May, 2024 at 1:51 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 (VIC) - Advice Top cat, 5th May, 2024
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    1. Commercial Property

      General discussions on all aspects of investment in commercial property (i.e. non-residential)
      Latest: Advertising on RealCommercial Scott No Mates, 21st May, 2024 at 11:32 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: How to export P&L statements for tax - Booking.com & Stayz Paul@PAS, 21st May, 2024 at 4:30 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: What's the deal with brickx Trainee, 12th Jan, 2024
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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: Seeking advice on selling NDIS property in Sydney See Change, 19th May, 2024 at 7:01 PM
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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.
      Latest: Clarkson 3 x 2 double storey house Westminster, 23rd Apr, 2024
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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: Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) 2024 Redwing, 21st May, 2024 at 1:39 PM
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    2. Share Investing Strategies, Theories & Education

      Strategies for investing in shares and related products
      Latest: Investor account for kids Terry_w, 20th May, 2024 at 4:29 PM
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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 Redwing, 20th May, 2024 at 8:33 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: Trading Platform Poll KDP, 28th Mar, 2024
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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: Bitcoin and Fiat DanW, 21st May, 2024 at 9:32 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.
    2. Investor Psychology & Mindset

      The psychology of investing and finance. Why people invest. What motivates people. Setting goals. Overcoming fear, negativity and apathy.
      Latest: What's my problem. euro73, 17th May, 2024 at 1:21 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: High interest saver accounts Redwing, 5th Mar, 2024
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    4. Philanthropy

      Giving back - either financially or through volunteering your time to help others
      Latest: What is your favourite philanthropic entity? Cousinit, 18th May, 2024 at 12:26 PM
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    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: The Bank of Mum and Dad Paul@PAS, 16th Apr, 2024
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    2. Business Accounting, Tax & Legal

      Discussion of all things accounting, taxation and legal for business.
      Latest: Lawyer negligence resulted in financial loss Paul@PAS, 2nd May, 2024
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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 spoon, 27th Jan, 2023
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    1. Living Room

      General off topic discussions about anything not related to property
      Latest: Mens’ Watches Gmfren, 21st May, 2024 at 10:25 PM
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    2. Introductions

      New to PropertyChat? Say hello here and let us know a bit about you!
      Latest: Chris - Mortgage Broker and Chartered Accountant Chris Burke, 21st May, 2024 at 2:44 PM
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    3. Networking & Meetups

      Post and discuss info on upcoming networking events, and social gatherings.
      Latest: Sydney CBD Meetup - Thursday 23rd May - 6pm Ris, 20th May, 2024 at 6:27 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: Private Messaging Users Simon Hampel, 10th Mar, 2024
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    5. News & Announcements

      Site news - features, changes, updates and analysis
      Latest: Forums moved to a new server datto, 16th Dec, 2023
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