Episodes

#026 Airbnb/SA taxes, Amenity land & yet more BRITISH GAS GATE!

March 15, 2022

Welcome to Property on Fire, Episode 26.... It's a HOT ONE! On this show, you'll hear about Ian's updates to the Planning Geek website - He's always ensuring the info and legalisation is correct. One of the articles he refe…

#025 Property Prejudice on International Women's Day - Toyin Ayandare

March 8, 2022

Welcome back to Property on Fire! On this episode, you'll hear a brief update on some of Ian's developments. In South Devon, many of the 22 flats are occupied. The next phase in the development includes turning bungalows i…

#024 Due diligence, Squatter's rights, Article 4 & more!

March 3, 2022

Welcome to Property on Fire, Episode 24. On this show, you'll hear about the collapse of JVIP, and the effect the £17million deficit will likely have on investors. Prompted by this news, and the insightful chat with Neil Br…

#023 Tips on how to raise FINANCE with Neil Briggs

Feb. 28, 2022

Welcome back to Property on Fire! The British Gas Saga Continues! Ian was mailed 4 cheques for overpayment for 4 of his flats, which sounds wonderful, but each one was for less than a fiver! Listen to the next episode of Pr…

Guest: Neil Briggs

#022 Energy rises, Fences, Guest houses & more!

Feb. 24, 2022

Welcome to Property on Fire - This is Episode 22. Thank you for the amazing feedback following our return earlier in the week. On this episode, you'll hear about the lifting of the UK energy cap. In just a few short weeks,…

#021 Outriggers, CIL, Site Update & Ian's Rant

Feb. 22, 2022

WELCOME BACK to Property on Fire. Ian's had an extended break, but due to popular demand, the show is back for good! On this episode, you'll get an update on the Leading Homes developments...and there's great news in South …

#020 Adding VALUE to a property in a busy market, Class O and a Class MA Loophole

April 6, 2021

A big “thank you” to YOU, for making Property on Fire one of the biggest podcasts in the world, after the success of last week's episode, which was all about the new Class MA – https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/019-speci…

#019 SPECIAL: The new Class MA - Class E to Residential - BIG opportunities for YOUR investing - #Gamechanger

April 2, 2021

Welcome to Property on Fire! This is a SPECIAL on the new Class MA for 'Use Class E' to Residential which has just been announced. Ian has been through the details with a fine toothed comb, and you'll hear about his findings…

#018 Latest development updates with a new site and a planning approval, Prior Approvals & Granny Annexes, PLUS: Are you on Ian's Rant?!

March 9, 2021

Welcome to Property on Fire, on this episode..... You'll hear a Leading Homes update, and learn from Ian's on the ground experiences. The South Devon development is creeping ever closer to sign off from building control (It…

#017 SPECIAL: The UK BUDGET 2021 from a Property perspective

March 3, 2021

Welcome to the Property on Fire UK Budget 2021 special, from a property person's perspective... Ian offers a comprehensive look at, and analysis of Rishi Sunak's announcements from this afternoon's budget. As mainstream me…

#016 SPECIAL: Exciting new opportunities for Class E and resi conversions - all the details on what might be happening and how to take advantage, PLUS: Estate Agents on Ian's Rant

Feb. 23, 2021

Welcome to Property on Fire, on this episode..... You'll hear a Leading Homes update: As the 22-flat site in South Devon awaits building control sign-off, the team have just completed on the land at Westward Ho! and are prep…

#015 Air source heat pumps, New levys and Property sexism PLUS: Ian's A-Z of Property

Feb. 16, 2021

Welcome to Property on Fire, on this episode..... You'll hear why Leading Homes have decided to install air source heat pumps into their new builds, at a cost of £7,000 extra per property. Ian will also explain the importan…

#014 5-minute Mentors, Dormers and Highways PLUS: Ian's A-Z of Property

Feb. 9, 2021

Welcome to Property on Fire, on this episode..... You'll hear updates from Leading Home's two main development sites in Devon - yet more proof that Ian's walking the walk (as well as talking the talk). That ties in nicely w…

#013 Conversions on Conservation, Homing the Homeless AND: AONB!

Feb. 2, 2021

Welcome to Property on Fire, on this episode..... You'll meet Kellyann Martin, who used to be a teacher, and replaced her income and created a much better lifestyle for herself by investing in property. She offers her inves…

#012 Rent-to-Rent, HMO's, Serviced accommodation PLUS: A Class-M Question

Jan. 26, 2021

Welcome to Property on Fire, on this episode..... You'll meet Steph Taylor, who's talking to Ian about her property business. She started less than five years ago, when her life required her to have more time flexibility th…

#011 Covid grants, Eviction ban extensions & the Lender's market update PLUS: Ian's Rant!

Jan. 19, 2021

Welcome to Property on Fire, on this episode..... Ian runs through all the recent property and planning news. There's talk of Covid-19 grants for SA providers who aren't registered for business rates, there's also a great t…

#010 Stamp duty changes, Property networking groups & Ian's Rant is back!

Jan. 5, 2021

Welcome to the first Property on Fire of 2021. On this episode, there's talk or changes to stamp duty, and the Land Transaction Tax in Wales. "Ian's Rant" is back - his crosshairs targeting "TV Property shows", and Ian refle…

#009 A look back at 2020 in the Property business, PLUS: Ian's Rant!

Dec. 28, 2020

Welcome to this end of the year edition of Property on Fire featuring, not one but TWO guests! You'll hear a quick chat with Saif Derzi, about his property businesses and a review of a year that's certainly been "challenging…

#008 CHRISTMAS SPECIAL: Bedsits, Development finance & Slopes! PLUS: Ian's Rant & Ian's A-Z of Property

Dec. 21, 2020

Welcome to the Christmas edition of Property on Fire. On this episode, Ian discusses important dates for next year. If you want to sign the SDLT petition he talks about, you'll find it here: https://petition.parliament.uk/pe…

Guest: Darren Dow

#007 How to Rent guidance, converting shops & more on CIL. PLUS: Ian's A-Z of Property

Dec. 14, 2020

The Government released a new version of their guidance on " How to Rent " (Dec 10th). Ian runs through this and discusses the changes and also touches on EPC certificates, and the importance of getting it RIGHT as a landlor…

#006 Extensions, converting Residential-to-HMO & the mortgage market update

Dec. 7, 2020

On this episode, Ian discusses the consultation paper the government released last week about their plans for the GDPO for July 2021. The main changes will concern properties in use class-e being converted into residential p…

Guest: Darren Dow

#005 Choosing the RIGHT BANK, Section 102 & the dreaded CIL. PLUS: Ian's Rant & Ian's A-Z of Property

Nov. 30, 2020

On this episode, Ian's Rant focuses on banks and the fact that many aren't offering new business accounts. He then discusses the new breed of Challenger and mobile banks and provides details of the best options, specifically…

#004 Heat pumps, Evictions & picking the RIGHT solicitor PLUS: Ian's rant

Nov. 23, 2020

On this episode, you'll hear more talk of asbestos; Sam gets involved with Ian's Rant ... she has a bone to pick with slow solicitors. Ian has not one, but TWO guests on the show this week, one of whom is a solicitor (and is…

#003 Use classes, TPOs & the UGLY! PLUS: Ian's rant & Ian's A-Z of Property

Nov. 16, 2020

On this episode, there's more " A-Z of Property " and another of " Ian's Rants ". Ian has always highlighted that in property there is "the good, the bad and the downright ugly", and this week's rant focuses on the UGLY! As …