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Maurice Shasha
Maurice Shasha
Director


 The Property Industry has always and continues to interest me, and after joining Plaza Estates in 2008 I have experienced a market which has taught me alot. In my role advising clients on their purchases (together with our sales teams), managing the refurbishments for them (together with our management and design team), preparing the property for rentals (together with our rentals teams) or sales and being responsible for the Companies digital marketing I have seen the market from various aspects. The market is always changing and it is essential we constantly adapt, which since Plaza Estates was established in 1972 is something the company has always done. We pride ourselves in the personal relationship and service we have and give all our clients and being part of a company which is "big enough to cope and small enough to care" is something I really enjoy.

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Blog posts by Maurice Shasha
British Summer Time returns to Hyde Park 2019
Mon 10th June 2019
For 10 days, Barclaycard presents British Summer Time (BST), bringing the likes of Robbie Williams, Florence + the Machine, Barbara Streisand, Celine Dion and Stevie Wonder to...
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Thu 6th June 2019
PLEASE FIND BELOW A SELECTION OF RECENTLY LET PROPERTIES...
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homebuyer’s survey
Wed 5th June 2019
A homebuyer’s survey could reveal structural issues with the property, saving you from an expensive mistake...
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London Property management
Thu 9th May 2019
Are management companies worth the fees? This really depends – on how much time you have to spend on the day-to-day running of your property, your level of knowledge and how i...
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Deduct mortgage expenses from rental income to reduce their tax bill.
Thu 4th April 2019
By April 2020, landlords will be unable to deduct mortgage expenses from rental income to reduce their tax bill. Instead ......
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Lease Agreements
Mon 1st April 2019
In general terms, the longer your lease, the more your property is worth, but extending the lease is a costly exercise. ...
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Internal picture of The Porchester Pub in Bayswater
Thu 28th March 2019
London’s legendary pubs preserve the capital’s history and traditions, while also celebrating the latest trends in food and drinks....
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first London Dog Week launches
Mon 25th March 2019
First ever London Dog Week. Running from 24 March, the event brings together a range of curious pet-themed events at venues across London....
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Wed 20th March 2019
The uncertainty has an upside for the rental market as anyone unsure of what lies ahead may wish to rent in the interim period....
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London afternoon teas
Wed 6th March 2019
Anna Russell, Duchess of Bedford, first came up with this British tradition back in the 1800s, and London’s top hotels have specialised in afternoon tea pretty much ever since...
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Have a spring declutter
Mon 4th March 2019
For de-cluttering guru Marie Kondo, the trick is to go through your house systematically, sorting your items into categories. If any item doesn’t ‘spark joy’, it has to go ...
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Housing and Communities Secretary, James Brokenshire, said: “Tenants across the country should not b
Wed 20th February 2019
Housing and Communities Secretary, James Brokenshire, said: “Tenants across the country should not be stung by unexpected costs from agents or landlords....
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second home tax
Tue 5th February 2019
Having recently introduced the stamp duty surcharge on second homes, the government is also planning changes to capital gains tax. These will come into force in 2020....
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Mon 4th February 2019
Despite the ongoing economic uncertainty we are successfully selling properties which are priced correctly and would welcome the opportunity to be of service....
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London’s markets have it all
Tue 29th January 2019
From fabulous street cuisine to curiosities, latest fashions to arts and crafts, London’s markets have it all. ...
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Plaza Estates Property Refurbishments
Mon 28th January 2019
Staging your property to impress will ensure that you sell it quickly, and for the price you are looking to achieve...
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Could 10 year fixed rate mortgages be the future?
Tue 22nd January 2019
When deciding whether to take out a 10-year fixed rate mortgage, think about three things......
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 first-time buyer sector is now more significant to the housing market than home movers or buy-to-le
Mon 21st January 2019
The lender claims that first-time buyers purchasing homes with a mortgage now represent half of the property market, the highest proportion in 23 years. ...
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Thu 17th January 2019
A bright and airy three double bedroom lateral apartment which has JUST been interior designed and refurbished to a very high standard, extending to 1,346 sq ft on the first f...
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Green children room in Central London
Tue 15th January 2019
Many families move away from central London to find additional room, within budget, and to enjoy ready access to green spaces...
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Cat and Dogs eating in a rented property
Fri 11th January 2019
Surveys show that around 70% of landlords don’t allow pets. Reasons cited include concern about damage, smells and noise, as well as a belief that some properties just aren’t ...
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Property blogs of 2018
Thu 10th January 2019
There’s been more to 2018 than Brexit, however, from the feel-good factor of May’s royal wedding to the budget announcements designed to increase the supply of new homes. ...
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Plaza Estates Property Managing Agent
Mon 7th January 2019
In a world where so much is done remotely, and information on just about any subject is at your fingertips, you might question the relevance of residential managing agents. Ye...
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Property investors are considered non-resident landlords if they spend more than six months living o
Thu 3rd January 2019
If you have been living outside the UK for more than six months in any tax year, and earn rental income in the UK, you must register, even if you are a UK citizen. ...
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Tue 18th December 2018
Our offices will close for the holidays from 6pm on Friday 21st December 2018 and will re-open at 9am Wednesday 2nd January 2019....
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Tue 11th December 2018
We invite you to view some of the special and well-priced properties for DECEMBER that we have selected....
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Winter Wonderland at Hyde park night picture
Thu 29th November 2018
Since 2007, Hyde Park has played host to Winter Wonderland. Find out all about the new attractions for 2018 right here....
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Wed 28th November 2018
Your essential information for buying, selling or letting property in Central London...
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Mon 26th November 2018
We invite you to view some of the special and well-priced properties for NOVEMBER 2018 that we have selected....
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Tue 13th November 2018
We provide cost effective prices for refurbishments in Central London with the help of our Teamwork, Experience & Efficiency :-)...
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Oxford Street Christmas lights 2018 officially switched on
Wed 7th November 2018
Oxford Street Christmas lights 2018 officially switched on...
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The Budget 2018 and what it means for London buyers
Mon 5th November 2018
Philip Hammond’s last Budget before Brexit he signaled the end of the long era of austerity, announcing income tax cuts and spending on the NHS, roads and social care....
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To give you a taste we wanted to share our MARKETING AWARD & BEST LETTING SERVICE that we won 1991 :
Thu 1st November 2018
1991 Marketing Award & Best Letting Service...
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Wed 31st October 2018
61 WALTON STREET LONDON SW3, refurbished, furnished and let by Plaza Estates’ Knightsbridge & Management Departments....
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The benefits of urban parks: Hyde Park
Mon 29th October 2018
London is 47% green space. This article looks at the benefits and economic value of urban parks, with London as the focus. ...
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How does improving transport infrastructure affects property values?
Thu 25th October 2018
What improvements are planned for London’s transport infrastructure and how might this impact property values in the capital?...
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Mon 22nd October 2018
We invite you to view some of the special and well-priced properties for OCTOBER that we have selected....
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The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has been vocal about the need for changes to sta
Mon 22nd October 2018
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) is calling on the government to make changes to stamp duty and council tax to incentivise downsizing and get the market mov...
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There is much to see, do and experience in London’s Hyde Park.
Thu 18th October 2018
A guide to Hyde Park. Local estate agent Plaza Estates looks at what there is to see, do and experience in London’s Hyde Park....
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What landlords should know when entering the international student market
Wed 17th October 2018
Insights for landlords in London about renting property to international students. ...
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Mon 15th October 2018
Your essential information for buying, selling or letting property in central London?...
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London is revealed as the world’s second most expensive city to buy a city centre flat in
Wed 3rd October 2018
New data shows the cost of buying city centre flats around the world, including in London....
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Mon 17th September 2018
We invite you to view some of the special and well-priced properties for SEPTEMBER that we have selected....
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There is a premium price on properties located near top state secondary schools.
Mon 10th September 2018
Central London estate agent Plaza Estates looks at how property buyers pay more to live near top state secondary schools in London and elsewhere in the UK. ...
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You need a property inventory as part of a tenancy, and the inventory is beneficial for both landlor
Thu 6th September 2018
Do you need an inventory as part of a tenancy? This article explains the importance of having an inventory drawn up at the start and end of a tenancy. ...
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Mon 3rd September 2018
HOT PROPERTIES FOR AUGUST 2018...
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Thu 30th August 2018
Congratulations to our Management Department on the recent completion of a refurbishment of an Apartment in REGENTS PLAZA APARTMENTS...
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London’s W2 boasts Hyde Park, but it also has many attractive garden squares, including Porchester S
Tue 28th August 2018
A guide to the garden squares in London’s W2 area and a recommendation as to which five garden squares to visit. ...
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Wed 22nd August 2018
The Floating Market is opening at Paddington Central and will run from 29 August to 2 September 2018. The five-day event will see barges selling local gifts and produce, and m...
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The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy is seeking evidence on the current perfo
Tue 21st August 2018
The government has launched a consultation to find evidence on how EPCs are currently performing. The consultation is open until 19 October 2018. Have your say. ...
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Some insight on how to modernise a Victorian property
Mon 13th August 2018
Do you have plans to modernise a Victorian property in London? This article offers some tips and ideas on how to modernise a Victorian house. ...
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Building surveys are particularly appropriate for listed buildings, older buildings, or when renovat
Thu 26th July 2018
A building survey involves an extensive inspection of a property and is the best type of survey for listed buildings and older properties. This article explains what's include...
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Wed 25th July 2018
We invite you to view some of the special and well-priced properties for JULY that we have selected....
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The grass in one of London's best-loved parks, Hyde Park, now resembles straw as a result of the pro
Fri 20th July 2018
Aerial photographs of Hyde Park and other green spaces in London show the extent of the dry grass conditions following the heatwave, which is set to continue into August....
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Fancy a little peace and quiet? Have a wander around The Wild West End Garden near Marble Arch.
Mon 9th July 2018
The Wild West End Garden, a gold medal-winning RHS Chelsea Flower Show garden, has been recreated at a site close to Marble Arch. Designed to improve air quality and provide a...
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Tips for buying property in Paddington
Thu 28th June 2018
Planning to buy property in Paddington, W2? Whether you want to buy a primary residence or buy a property to let, find out more about Paddington and property through this buye...
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Discover storage ideas for small apartments
Tue 26th June 2018
Are you struggling to know how to introduce storage space into a small apartment? This article looks at ways to create space in small rental apartments, in both furnished and ...
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A new, large-scale sculpture is making waves on The Serpentine
Wed 20th June 2018
The latest sculpture by artist Christo, named The London Mastaba, is now floating in the middle of The Serpentine in Hyde Park. It is free to see and will remain in position u...
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Tue 19th June 2018
We invite you to view some of the special and well-priced properties for JUNE that we have selected....
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The trees in Hyde Park have an amenity asset value of £173 million, a new report shows.
Mon 11th June 2018
Living near Hyde Park is no doubt something most of us would enjoy, but the pleasure Hyde Park and its trees give us has been confirmed. According to the arboricultural consul...
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Mon 11th June 2018
Your essential information for buying, selling or letting property in central London?...
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Homes sold for £2million or more over the last three months in prime London areas have seen prices r
Mon 4th June 2018
Homes sold over the last three months in prime London areas have seen prices rise by 3.2% when compared with the same period last year, and this applies to properties priced a...
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Which house survey is appropriate for your property?
Thu 31st May 2018
Which house survey should I have? Discover why a house survey is important and which one is the best for your property....
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What Bayswater has to offer for property buyers
Tue 29th May 2018
Buying a property in Bayswater? Or buying a property with a view to letting it out? This article offers insight on Bayswater, W2, and what the area has to offer....
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Fri 25th May 2018
MAY HOT PROPERTIES...
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The reasons why mews properties remain popular
Tue 15th May 2018
What makes mews properties in central London so appealing? This article looks at why mews properties continue to be popular, and why they offer more than a prime location in t...
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The number of million-pound house sales peaked in the UK in 2017.
Tue 8th May 2018
London claims 57% of million-pound houses sales in 2017, as million-pound house sale numbers peaked in UK last year....
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A few historical facts about the Edgware Road.
Thu 3rd May 2018
Keen to learn more about the Edgware Road? Discover four little-known facts about the history of this road in central London....
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Mon 30th April 2018
We invite you to view some of the special and well-priced properties for April that we have selected....
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Paddington is set to receive a boost with the opening of Crossrail (the Elizabeth Line).
Mon 23rd April 2018
Paddington is benefiting from Crossrail redevelopment and ongoing regeneration, which should enhance the area's appeal as a major residential destination. When the Elizabeth L...
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Growing interest in Special Purpose Vehicles (SPV) for landlords
Thu 19th April 2018
More landlords are choosing to hold their properties within a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) to minimise the impact of buy-to-let tax changes, while choosing to invest more in ...
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How central London landlords can attract corporate tenants
Tue 17th April 2018
Are you a landlord looking to attract corporate tenants? Here are ways landlords can attract lucrative and responsible corporate tenants....
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Spring in central London – what to see and do
Tue 10th April 2018
Find out what there is to see and do, and what events are happening in central London this Spring in April and May 2018....
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The UK's most expensive flat for sale, with a guide price of £4,950,000 is in London's Knightsbridge
Mon 9th April 2018
The UK's most expensive flat currently up for sale is in Knightsbridge, while according to Zoopla, 22% of flats priced at £1 million or more are in the Royal borough of Kensin...
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Wed 4th April 2018
We invite you to view some of the special and well-priced properties for March that we have selected....
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Thu 29th March 2018
SPRING 2018 Market Comment...
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Landlords are being urged to make sure their rental properties meet the new standards being introduc
Thu 8th March 2018
Landlords are being reminded that by April 1st 2018 they will need to make sure their rental properties achieve at least an EPC rating of 'E' if they are to let them for new t...
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What are the pros and cons of basement conversions? It
Mon 5th March 2018
What are the pros and cons of basement conversions? This article looks at the positives and negatives of basement conversions and how popular they are among homeowners in cent...
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How is damp in properties identified?
Wed 28th February 2018
Cases of damp are common in the private rented sector. But for the information of tenants and landlords, how do you spot it, and how should it be dealt with?...
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Thu 22nd February 2018
We invite you to view some of the special and well-priced properties for February that we have selected....
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The NLA is encouraging the government to support the role landlords and the PRS plays in housing, as
Thu 22nd February 2018
The National Landlords Association (NLA) is urging the government to support more the role which landlords and the wider private rented sector plays in the housing industry....
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The controversial Right to Rent scheme has been met with two legal challenges
Mon 12th February 2018
The Residential Landlords Association (RLA) has thrown its support behind two legal challenges to the government's Right to Rent scheme. If these challenges are successful, th...
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Will penthouse living be right for you?
Thu 8th February 2018
If you're planning to rent or buy a penthouse, here are a few things to consider before you do....
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How landlords can meet the growing expectations of tenants
Mon 5th February 2018
This article looks at what landlords can do to meet the growing expectations of their tenants....
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Asking rents in London rose at the end of 2017
Thu 1st February 2018
This article looks at rising asking rents in London, which rose in the last three months of 2017, a 1.2% increase on the same time the previous year. This is due to rental dem...
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Tue 23rd January 2018
Market Comments - Winter 2018 by Plaza Estates...
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Wed 17th January 2018
We invite you to view some of the special and well-priced properties for the start of 2018 that we have selected....
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International interest in London prime market continues
Mon 8th January 2018
London's safe haven status continues, as data from the London Central Portfolio reveals investor activity from overseas buyers in the prime market was strong in the year 2016-...
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Thu 21st December 2017
Everyone at Plaza Estates would like to wish you Happy Holidays...
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Thu 21st December 2017
Central London Property experts Plaza Estates located in Knightsbridge and Marble Arch and established in 1972....
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Tip on how best to renovate a period property
Wed 20th December 2017
Estate agent Plaza Estates offers seven tips on how to renovate a period property in central London....
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Demand continues for smaller rental properties in London's prime market
Mon 18th December 2017
Rental growth has returned to the prime central London market, as demand for smaller rental properties continues....
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Fri 15th December 2017
We invite you to view some of the special and well-priced properties that we have selected....
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Why sell or let your property through central London estate agent Plaza Est
Thu 14th December 2017
Why sell or let a property through Plaza Estates? This article explains what the benefits are of selling or letting your property through this central London estate agent....
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Transport for London announces Knightsbridge tube station will be step-free by 2020
Mon 11th December 2017
Knightsbridge tube station is currently undergoing renovation work and will be step-free by 2020....
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Stamp duty for 'live-in' buyers and buy-to-let buyers
Mon 4th December 2017
Estate agent Plaza Estates explains the different property taxes you pay when buying a property to live in or let. ...
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Autumn Budget 2017 has some positive news for landlords
Mon 27th November 2017
The Autumn Budget mainly focused on housebuilding and stamp duty breaks for first-time buyers, but there was some good news for landlords....
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Why it pays to hire a good property solicitor when selling
Thu 23rd November 2017
This article explains why it pays to sometimes spend a little more for a good property solicitor when selling....
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Mon 20th November 2017
We invite you to view some of the special and well-priced properties that we have selected....
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Recommend a new Tenant or Landlord to Plaza Estates and receive £100 or an equivalent Selfridges vou
Thu 16th November 2017
Successfully recommend a new Tenant or Landlord to Plaza Estates and receive £100 or an equivalent Selfridges voucher*...
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Thu 9th November 2017
Now is the perfect time to reap the rewards of the busy autumn market....
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Central London property market shows signs of recovery
Mon 6th November 2017
London Central Portfolio states that central London's property market is recovering following stamp duty increases....
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Will stamp duty reform be on the agenda in next month's Autumn Budget?
Thu 2nd November 2017
The Autumn Budget is scheduled for 22nd November 2017. We wait to see whether or not stamp duty reform be on the agenda....
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Selling property or letting it out – which is best in central London at present?
Mon 30th October 2017
This article outlines whether you should sell or rent out your central London house in the current market....
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Thu 26th October 2017
Many have anticipated the signs that the pound could further improve, getting closer to its pre Brexit position....
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Common mistakes vendors make when selling their home
Mon 23rd October 2017
Are you selling your central London home? This article outlines five mistakes people make when selling their house....
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Benefits of Home Hot Tubs blog
Mon 16th October 2017
According to BISHTA, the trade body that represents the British and Irish Hot Tub and Swim Spa Industry, there are over 100,000 home hot tubs in the UK right now....
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Energy efficiency is a key issue for landlords as new standards are set to be brought in next April
Mon 9th October 2017
New energy efficiency standards are to be introduced in April 2018, as insurance company AXA says one in 20 rental properties will not meet the new standards unless changes ar...
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Ways to renovate your property to achieve a successful sale
Mon 2nd October 2017
This article outlines a few ways to renovate your house to achieve a more successful sale....
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How landlords can use smart home technology in their rental properties
Thu 28th September 2017
The smart home technology market has diversified considerably in recent years. Landlords who use smart home technology in their rental properties can reap the benefits and sav...
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Land Registry data reveals a fall in the number of buy-to-let investors in central London's prime ma
Tue 26th September 2017
The number of buy-to-let investors in central London's prime market is falling, while homebuyers account for 45% of all purchases...
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Mon 25th September 2017
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British property prices set to rise by 50%
Fri 8th September 2017
According to online estate agent eMoov, average prices should rise to at least £347,757...
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Signs of recovery in Central London's prime market
Mon 4th September 2017
After a slower few years, Central London's prime property market is showing signs of recovery, with an increase in sales volumes....
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The calls to cut stamp duty are increasing
Tue 29th August 2017
Calls to either reduce or reverse stamp duty tax increases are growing, as industry insiders argue this would help get the market moving. ...
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5 reasons for selling to a cash buyer
Thu 24th August 2017
What are the pros and cons of selling your property to a cash buyer? This article lists five benefits of selling to a cash buyer....
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Famous past residents of Knightsbridge
Thu 17th August 2017
Who has called Knightsbridge home? We reveal the names of some of the most notable former Knightsbridge residents....
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Tenants in prime central London are increasingly choosing location over property size
Mon 7th August 2017
A growing preference for convenience and location over property size is helping to drive demand for 'micro-apartments' in London's prime market....
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Today's investors remain confident in the long-term health of the buyto- let property market.
Tue 25th July 2017
The majority of UK landlords still believe investing in property in the long-term is a worthwhile investment, despite tax changes....
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What to consider before buying a period property
Thu 20th July 2017
We have given you five things you should consider before you buy a period property....
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How to add value to your buy-to-let prior to selling it
Mon 17th July 2017
This article offers tips on how to add value to your buy-to-let property before you sell....
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New mortgage lending in prime London areas remains high despite Brexit
Wed 5th July 2017
Over £17billion in new mortgages was lent to buyers and investors in 2016 to buy property in prime London, despite concerns around Brexit....
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Investment in property best for building wealth
Fri 30th June 2017
New research from Key Retirement finds that investing in UK property is still the best way to build wealth in the long-term and ensure a comfortable retirement....
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What to ask before you buy a new-build property off-plan
Thu 22nd June 2017
If you're thinking of buying a new build property off-plan, there are certain things to know before you do. We list the questions you need to ask....
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We recommend six of the best bars in Knightsbridge
Mon 19th June 2017
Estate Agent Plaza Estates brings together six of the best bars in Knightsbridge....
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There is a rise in the number of property investors looking to expand their
Mon 12th June 2017
There has been an increase in the number of property investors....
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Flats have risen faster than all other property types in seven years
Tue 23rd May 2017
Flat prices have risen faster than any other property type over the last seven years, partly due to rapid rises in London....
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Our tips on managing your tax bill on buy-to-let property
Mon 22nd May 2017
If you're thinking of selling your buy-to-let property, there's no point in paying more tax than you need to. Here's some tips on how to reduce your tax bill....
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A look at the letting fees ban for tenants
Wed 17th May 2017
Central London estate agent Plaza Estates takes a closer look at the letting fees ban for tenants in more detail....
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10 top ranking universities in London
Tue 16th May 2017
Find why the top 10 ranking universities in London, such as LSE, UCL and Imperial College, attract a high number of international students. ...
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Investec's new BTL mortgages range is intended to appeal to high net worth individuals looking to in
Thu 11th May 2017
Investec has launched a new BTL mortgage range, which is intended to appeal to high net worth borrowers looking to invest in London's prime market....
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Image Title / Image Tag: Rental values are slowing as a result of stamp duty increases affecting buy
Tue 9th May 2017
Central London has seen rental growth halve since the introduction of the extra 3% stamp duty surcharge....
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The Housing White Paper 2017 – what landlords should know
Thu 27th April 2017
We take a look at the 2017 Housing White Paper and highlight what landlords should know....
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Higher stamp duty on high-end London property is offset by slowing price growth
Wed 19th April 2017
Slow price growth offsets cost of higher stamp duty for London investors and second home buyers looking for high-value homes....
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We recommend five places to enjoy a meal in Knightsbridge
Tue 4th April 2017
Dining is something we do regularly. Sometimes it helps to have a little guidance as to where to eat. When in Knightsbridge, you might want to try one of these restaurants....
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Guidance on second mortgages
Mon 27th March 2017
Second-time buyer? We offer some guidance on second mortgages....
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Mon 13th March 2017
Estate agent Plaza Estates looks at what the 2017 Spring Budget means for buyers and buy-to-let investors in central London....
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The number of foreign millionaires investing in prime London has increased as a result of the weak p
Wed 8th March 2017
The weak pound against the strong dollar has triggered an increase in enquiries and sales from wealthy foreign investors in the prime London market....
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Post-Brexit, flexible tenancies can benefit landlords and tenants
Thu 2nd March 2017
How flexible tenancies will benefit landlords and tenants in post-Brexit London....
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Tue 28th February 2017
We invite you to view some of the well priced new instructions Plaza Estates have taken on this month....
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Tenants could face rent rises due to changes affecting the sector
Wed 22nd February 2017
Tax changes affecting the buy-to-let market may lead to fewer properties available to rent, potentially driving up rents....
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The Marble Arch monument in London's Mayfair was designed by architect John Nash
Tue 14th February 2017
Learn more about Marble Arch and what there is to see and do nearby....
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Dramatic house prices rises have been identified in areas close to the Crossrail route
Tue 7th February 2017
Houses prices in areas close to Crossrail stations have increased dramatically since the project was first announced....
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3 types of home buyer survey
Thu 2nd February 2017
Buying a home in London? Our home buyer survey guide explains the differences between a Condition Report, HomeBuyer Report and a Building Survey....
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Why you should be investing in London's central area
Mon 30th January 2017
Why central London is still one of the best parts of the capital in which to invest in property....
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Plaza Estates Fabric Magazine December Advert
Fri 27th January 2017
Plaza Estates December Advert in the Fabric Magazine...
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London's world-famous Burlington Arcade up for sale
Thu 26th January 2017
The Burlington Arcade, Mayfair's luxury shopping promenade, is up for sale and could fetch £400m....
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Thu 26th January 2017
We invite you to view some of the well priced new instructions Plaza Estates have taken on since the start of the New Year....
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Top chef Tom Kerridge new Knightsbridge restaurant
Thu 26th January 2017
Favourite TV chef Tom Kerridge plans to open first London restaurant next year in luxury Knightsbridge hotel....
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Wed 25th January 2017
E-Newsletter - Sales Market Comment Winter 2016/17...
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Mon 16th January 2017
Perhaps we can tempt you with a new home for 2017. We have a wide range of rental properties in the best addresses in Central London....
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Buying apartments in Central London
Mon 16th January 2017
When buying an apartment in Central London, there are certain things to think about. We outline a few in this article....
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Sell or let out Paddington property
Thu 12th January 2017
Is it better to sell or rent out my home in Paddington? Here, we look at the taxes payable when selling a rental property....
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The impact of the night tube on Marble Arch
Tue 10th January 2017
Why the night tube will benefit Marble Arch and local property....
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Losing buy-to-let tax relief is a key concern for landlords this year
Mon 9th January 2017
UK landlords' main wish for 2017 is for the government to scrap plans to remove buy-to-let tax relief....
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Swapping Central London for rural life
Tue 3rd January 2017
If you are considering cashing in on the value of your Central London home and moving to the country, here are a few things to consider....
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Everyone at Plaza Estates would like to wish you Happy Holidays
Thu 22nd December 2016
Everyone at Plaza Estates would like to wish you Happy Holidays...
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Our look back at the 2016 property market
Wed 21st December 2016
We offer up an overview of what's happened in property this year, focusing on our local market....
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Fewer rental properties will hike up rents for tenants
Tue 20th December 2016
Over half of UK letting agents expect rent rises in 2017 due to fewer new rental properties as a result of tax changes, stamp duty hikes and a ban on letting agents' fees for ...
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UK House Prices
Tue 13th December 2016
How much is your central London home worth? The latest UK House Price Index reveals the value of all sold property. ...
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Property price boost around London's Paddington Station
Mon 12th December 2016
How continued investment in Paddington Station's transport links has affected property prices in the area....
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buy to let investors face income tax trap
Thu 8th December 2016
Why profits from the sale of rental homes in Central London will be subject to income tax rather than capital gains tax. ...
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London looks attractive to Middle East investors
Tue 6th December 2016
Brexit opens window of opportunity in London for property investors from the Middle East and Asia....
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International investors in market for central London property
Mon 5th December 2016
Investors from Asia and the Middle East snap up central London property after pound falls in value following Britain’s vote to leave the EU...
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Land Registry sale
Tue 29th November 2016
Why the Land Registry’s sell-off has been put on hold but landlords face paying more tax on the profit made from selling an investment property...
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Affordable house building the focus of Autumn Statement
Mon 28th November 2016
Find out what the Autumn Statement 2016 will mean for the property market in Knightsbridge and Marble Arch...
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October sees the biggest national monthly house price rises since March
Thu 17th November 2016
October sees the biggest national monthly house price rises since March...
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Thu 23rd April 2015
We do not generally shout about our success. Fiona Guthrie comments "Perhaps we should blow our own trumpet a bit more. We rented out Tony Blair's house in W2 when he was Prim...
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Mon 26th January 2015
We have reviewed our overall digital strategy and firmly believe that OnTheMarket.com will rapidly become a major player in the market and a “must view” destination for seriou...
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