Property on Fire

Property on Fire

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 eye, you will benefit and learn together from the mistakes that Ian makes. He is very grateful for the opportunities that he has had and would love to share these with you his listener. Ask questions on any property related subject to ian@propertyonfire.co.uk - he and his highly experienced guests will answer these questions for you. Ian is a third-generation developer who loves planning. But he is also a bit of a geek! His companies include Leading Homes - residential development around the UK; Cool Homes - working with and developing for local authorities and housing associations to provide quality affordable homes; The Land Company - sourcing and selling land opportunities around the UK; Planning Geek - probably one of the largest planning websites in the world*; Travel Geek - all this travel related for entrepreneurs and others looking to travel well for less. Ian would like to think he is also a gadget geek - but his wife, Sheryl, prefers the title 'Gadget Twat' - no idea why?! You will discover that Ian is happy to be real to everyone who listens - you will get honesty and not just the corporate nonsense that some will put out in order to persuade you to buy their services. What you see is what you get! Subscribe today to Property on Fire and come on the journey that is unfolding...... Property on Fire - https://PropertyonFire.co.uk Ian Walmsley - https://IanWalmsley.com Leading Homes - https://LeadingHomes.co.uk Planning Geek - "https://PlanningGeek.co.uk Planning Geek Facebook Group - https://facebook.com/groups/PlanningGeek

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April 6, 2021 27 min
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 (https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/019-special-new-class-ma-class-e-to-residential-big/id1533958660?i=1000515414429) On thi...
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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 your property business to the next level, so listen carefully! For more details about the new Class, please see here: h...
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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 more interest than ever by potential buyers, and new buyers are waiting to complete and can't wait to move in ...
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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 from the perspective of a property/land investor and developer. You'll also hear Ian's update from Leading Homes. ...
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Welcome to Property on Fire, on this episode..... Learn about the exciting opportunities that lie ahead for commercial to resi with the new GPDO. Learn what to look for and which types of buildings you should be looking for NOW! A few nuggets on how to look outside the box as well. 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 a...
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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 development plans and timeframes, and how it can pay dividends in the long run. Ian's A-Z of Property is still on the letter A (That'...
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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 for five minutes, Ian's got his sights firmly set on YOU! Ian's A-Z of Property is still on the l...
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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 creating good for people. She is passionate about providing homes for families in Leeds, and works closely with Leeds Council to help ...
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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 Rent-to-Rent, HMO's and Serviced accommodation strategies. Her company is HMO Heaven in Newport: https://www.hmoheaven.co.uk/ ...
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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. Ian touches on future plans for Class E-to-residential conversions. If you want to see the consultation papers, and have ...
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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 how their businesses dealt with the dreaded C-word of 2020 (that'll be Covid-19 then!) You'll hear from S...
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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 golden piece of advice to other property investors. Ian has a quick rant about the nation shutting down for two weeks -...
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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 (https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/550545) Ian's Rant is back, and this time Ian has his crosshairs firmly set on EPCs and storage heaters. Ian's A-Z of Property is still on A, ...
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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 (https://bit.ly/HowToRent2020) Ian's A-Z of Property is back, and today is brought to you by the acronym AGLV. As always, Ian's...
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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 paper: https://bit.ly/GPDO_consultation1 (https://bit.ly/GPDO_consultation1) and this one to make your comments on the consultation (bef...
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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.money/ (https://anna.money/) Starling: https://www.starlingbank.com/ (https://www.starlingbank.com/) Coconut: https://getcoc...
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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 solicitor, and Angie Nicholls (from KPA) helps out a listener who wants to evict a tenant. As always, Ian's had many question...
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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 week on Property on Fire, he answers a question about use classes (and runs through all the current cla...
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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 on his desk during the week. This week on Property on Fire, he answers one about how to find out who owns a piece of land, and another about how to convert a restaurant to a flat (an...
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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 Property on Fire, he answers Sasha's. She wants to know all about use class E, as she often gets confused by classes. Ian runs through all the new classes and the recent alterations when providing ...
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