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Mon 13 Mar 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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Wed 8 Mar 2017
A changing world and a changing market.
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Wed 8 Mar 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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Thu 2 Mar 2017
How flexible tenancies will benefit landlords and tenants in post-Brexit London.
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Tue 28 Feb 2017
We invite you to view some of the well priced new instructions Plaza Estates have taken on this month.
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Wed 22 Feb 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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Tue 14 Feb 2017
Learn more about Marble Arch and what there is to see and do nearby.
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Tue 7 Feb 2017
Houses prices in areas close to Crossrail stations have increased dramatically since the project was first announced.
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Thu 2 Feb 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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Mon 30 Jan 2017
Why central London is still one of the best parts of the capital in which to invest in property.
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Fri 27 Jan 2017
Plaza Estates December Advert in the Fabric Magazine
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Thu 26 Jan 2017
Favourite TV chef Tom Kerridge plans to open first London restaurant next year in luxury Knightsbridge hotel.
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Thu 26 Jan 2017
The Burlington Arcade, Mayfair's luxury shopping promenade, is up for sale and could fetch £400m.
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Thu 26 Jan 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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Market Comment
Wed 25 Jan 2017
E-Newsletter - Sales Market Comment Winter 2016/17
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Tue 24 Jan 2017
2016 proved to be a very challenging year.
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Tue 24 Jan 2017
The supply of available rental property in Central London has decreased
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Blog
Mon 16 Jan 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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Mon 16 Jan 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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Blog
Thu 12 Jan 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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Tue 10 Jan 2017
Why the night tube will benefit Marble Arch and local property.
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Mon 9 Jan 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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Tue 3 Jan 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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Social Media Posts
Thu 22 Dec 2016
Everyone at Plaza Estates would like to wish you Happy Holidays
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Market Comment
Wed 21 Dec 2016
We offer up an overview of what's happened in property this year, focusing on our local market.
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Tue 20 Dec 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 tenants.
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Tue 13 Dec 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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Mon 12 Dec 2016
How continued investment in Paddington Station's transport links has affected property prices in the area.
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Market Comment
Thu 8 Dec 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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Tue 6 Dec 2016
Brexit opens window of opportunity in London for property investors from the Middle East and Asia.
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Mon 5 Dec 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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Blog
Tue 29 Nov 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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Market Comment
Mon 28 Nov 2016
Find out what the Autumn Statement 2016 will mean for the property market in Knightsbridge and Marble Arch
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Blog
Mon 21 Nov 2016
Lender offers seven-year fixed rate mortgage deal as average two-year tracker rate breaks 2% barrier for the first time on record
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Market Comment
Thu 17 Nov 2016
October sees the biggest national monthly house price rises since March
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Blog
Mon 14 Nov 2016
How much stamp duty will I pay when buying a property in Paddington?
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Thu 10 Nov 2016
An exceptional double-width Ambassadorial house, previously a Royal Residence, with 6 large bedrooms, located a minute's walk from the glorious open spaces of Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens.
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Tue 8 Nov 2016
Plaza Estates - Fabric Magazine November 2016
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Mon 7 Nov 2016
Two redesigned bars and a transformed entrance give the iconic Berkeley Hotel in Knightsbridge a thoroughly modern new look.
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Mon 7 Nov 2016
Discover the many tasks a conveyancing solicitor carries out for you when you are buying or selling a property.
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Mon 31 Oct 2016
Plaza Estates Fabric Magazine October 2016
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Blog
Wed 26 Oct 2016
Why lower borrowing costs and a weaker pound could help make buying property in Knightsbridge and beyond a more attractive investment
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Market Comment
Thu 13 Oct 2016
Our Summer market comment was written just a few weeks after the Brexit Referendum and consequently was a little uncertain. Summer usually being boom time for the rentals market; this year was different.
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Thu 13 Oct 2016
Following the vote to Brexit the EU and after the summer period things are looking slightly clearer. However forecasts in to 2017 vary widely.
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Blog
Tue 11 Oct 2016
What yield will a BTL apartment in Marble Arch deliver? And will taking out a BTL mortgage increase the yield on a rental home in central London?
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Thu 6 Oct 2016
Work starts on £450m Marble Arch Place scheme that will deliver an 18-storey residential tower with 54 apartments
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Market Comment
Tue 27 Sep 2016
With stock markets falling due to turmoil over fears for Germanys top Banks and concern over Chinese debt surely the best investment is the safe haven of prime central London property
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Fri 9 Sep 2016
Plaza Estates Fabric Magazine 2
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Social Media Posts
Wed 31 Aug 2016
We are pleased to report that the last four weeks has seen a slightly more positive rental market
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Blog
Sun 7 Aug 2016
Take the stress out of selling property in central London by taking a dip in one of the capital’s outdoor swimming pools. Click here for details
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Contributors
Danielle Thirsk Blogger
Lettings Manager (Marble Arch)
Lettings Manager (Marble Arch)
After graduating from Loughborough University I felt the bright lights of London calling me. Looking for work where I would be dealing with people and no two days were going to be the same, estate agency seemed the perfect fit. After beginning as a sales negotiator in the Battersea and Clapham area of South West London, I quickly realised that I had found the job that was going to become my career. Three successful years later, the challenge of Prime Central London called. I was fortunate enough to be given the opportunity to answer it with Plaza Estates, a well-established, family-run business that instantly made me feel welcome. I am honoured to have been internally recruited to the post of Lettings Manager. My focus is always on relationships, be that nurturing those that are already well-established, or investing whatever it takes to build strong, enduring new ones. Complete client satisfaction is my goal and I welcome the opportunity to provide any assistance you may require.
Anthony Irving Blogger
Sales Manager (Marble Arch)
I joined Plaza Estates in August 2007 having started in Estate Agency from the age of seventeen, working in the West London area. I had always wanted to work in Prime Central London and when the opportunity arose at Plaza Estates I jumped at the chance. Starting as a sales negotiator I quickly adapted to working in such a wonderful and diverse area, meeting clients and buyers from all over the world. In 2013 I became the sales manager. Going the extra mile to provide the best possible service is something I strongly believe in and I am always happy to be of assistance in any way I can.
Fiona Guthrie Blogger
Lettings Director

When I arrived for my interview at Plaza back in 1985, I was immediately struck by the hub of activity - it felt like a City trading floor. Not like the other rather sleepy agents I had also been to see. Plaza was serious about its Lettings Department and did not consider lettings to be 'second fiddle' to sales. I liked that. I trained under a fabulous manager and we opened the Knightsbridge office in October 1985. I became manager 2 years later. The business has grown considerably since then. I have built up the department drawing on experience gained from my previous marketing and advertising background and using my principles of professionalism, service, honesty and hard work. Many clients have been with us for over 20 years and we continue to enjoy trust and respect for each other. Lettings has always been a legal minefield and I work hard to ensure that I am knowledgeable of the changes in the law and able to give sound advice. I was rather chuffed to achieve the top marks in the country for the industry legal exam. The internet has changed our business enormously. The technology we have now is incredible - it's another world compared to the old days. I still believe in my old fashioned principles

Contact: fg@plazaestates.co.uk

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.

Contact: maurice.s@plazaestates.co.uk
Eitan Fox Plaza Estates Director
Sales Director - ef@plazaestates.co.uk

Sales Director (Knightsbridge)

I started at Plaza Estates in 1986. Eleven years were spent successfully running the Marble Arch office. Subsequently, I was asked to take on the exciting challenge of running the Sales Department in our Knightsbridge office. I have built an experienced team with the ethos that local knowledge, hard work and professional service will always provide success to our clients. With ever changing technology of which Plaza Estates are at the cutting edge of, I have often been asked, with over 30 years in the business, how I retain my enthusiasm? I am delighted to say many of our multi million pound clients are genuinely my friends and I have a great passion for people. My staff and I never forget that this challenging industry ultimately is a 'Peoples Business'. Therefore I would welcome the opportunity to help you with your property needs and hope you will allow our fully equipped and motivated team to provide you with their professional assistance.

Offices at

Marble Arch
29 Edgware Road
London
W2 2JE
f: 020-7258-3090
Knightsbridge
34 Beauchamp Place
London
SW3 1NU
f: 020-7581-7005
... or get in touch with us at
info@plazaestates.co.uk