Episodes

April 06, 2021

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

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-specia...

April 02, 2021

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

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 ...

March 09, 2021

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

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'...

March 03, 2021

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

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 med...

February 23, 2021

#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

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 prepa...

February 16, 2021

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

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 importanc...

February 09, 2021

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

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 wi...

February 02, 2021

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

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 invest...

January 26, 2021

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

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 tha...

January 19, 2021

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

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 ti...

January 05, 2021

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

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 reflec...

December 28, 2020

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

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"...

December 21, 2020

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

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/pet...

December 14, 2020

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

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...

December 07, 2020

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

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 pr...

November 30, 2020

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

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 ...

November 23, 2020

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

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...

November 16, 2020

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

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 a...

November 16, 2020

#002 GDPO update, Land ownership & minimum space requirements updated

On this episode you'll hear " Ian's Rant " (this time, investors are in his sights), and the new series of " Ian's A-Z of Property " begins with an A, so the subject will be Asbestos. As always, Ian's had many questions land ...

November 16, 2020

#001 Meet and discover who Ian is! PLUS: Use Class E & Minimum space standards

On this episode you'll meet Ian, and hear about his background and passions for property, planning and helping people succeed in the business. As always, Ian's had many questions land on his desk during the week. This week on...

October 10, 2020

#000 The trailer

A regular podcast from your host Ian Walmsley. Join him every week for a dynamic podcast with Ian and his guests on how to seize the opportunities out there before others do! You will learn about planning from a developer’s e...