Episode 84

Planning, sourcing, development and more with Imran Lokhon


July 7th, 2021

39 mins 39 secs

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About this Episode

Stuart and Simon chat to Imran Lokhon about the planning permission process and other property business topics including sourcing, development and building property teams.

The discussion this week includes:

  • How Imran got started in property (and planning).
  • Imran's podcast.
  • Starting in property sourcing.
  • Around 2008 was a very lucrative time to be buying property.
  • Travel still needed to get deals with good yield.
  • Providing end-to-end sourcing.
  • Get clear about your ideal client.
  • Choosing areas based on yield, market opportunity and the local team.
  • Evaluating letting agents.
  • Progressing with property flipping.
  • Developing properties into multiple units.
  • The National Planning Policy Framework.
  • Local authorities are now more open to development.
  • More, and early, communication to improve planning for local authorities and developers.
  • The 4 most important things to think about when considering a planning application.
  • Go pastel!
  • Find Imran at Modus Academy.

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