Episodes

#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-special-new-class-ma-class-e-to-residential-big/id1533958660?i=1000515414429 On …

#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 on this episode. There's potentially many opportunities for you to take yo…

#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's been a "bit of a battle", and taken longer than anticipated). There's mo…

#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 media takes a broad view of the details, on this show, you'll hear it all fro…

#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 preparing to build 14 bungalows. Listen to future episodes to see how work prog…

#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 importance of contacting local residents and speaking to them about your developme…

#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 with Ian's Rant: If you're a property "mentor" who's been in the business fo…

#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 investors the chance to build their wealth whilst investing responsibly and crea…

#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 than a standard employee job (in a bank) would allow. She chats about her Re…

#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 tip when searching for information from your local authority on this subject…

#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 reflects on last year with some fellow property professionals and investigates h…

#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" for us all! Ian and Saif also look forward to the year ahead, and offer a…

#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/petitions/550545 Ian's Rant is back, and this time Ian has his crosshairs fir…

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 landlord. Here's the link to the document: https://bit.ly/HowToRent2020 Ian's A-Z …

#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 premises. For further details, please check this link for the consultation 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 for Property businesses ... analysing accounts from: ANNA: https://anna.mo…

#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 isn't slow!); Tim Bishop gives his 6 tips on how to find a good property soli…

#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 always, Ian's had many questions land on his desk during the week. This wee…