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Thu 24 Aug 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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Thu 17 Aug 2017
Who has called Knightsbridge home? We reveal the names of some of the most notable former Knightsbridge residents.
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Mon 7 Aug 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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Tue 25 Jul 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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Thu 20 Jul 2017
We have given you five things you should consider before you buy a period property.
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Mon 17 Jul 2017
This article offers tips on how to add value to your buy-to-let property before you sell.
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Market Comment
Fri 14 Jul 2017
Rental Market Comment Summer 2017 by Fiona Guthrie
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Fri 14 Jul 2017
Sales Summer Market Comment 2017 by Eitan Fox
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Blog
Wed 5 Jul 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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Fri 30 Jun 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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Thu 22 Jun 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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Mon 19 Jun 2017
Estate Agent Plaza Estates brings together six of the best bars in Knightsbridge.
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Mon 12 Jun 2017
There has been an increase in the number of property investors.
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Tue 23 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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Mon 22 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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Wed 17 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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Tue 16 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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Thu 11 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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Wed 10 May 2017
What is there for a culture lover in Knightsbridge? Here is a quick guide to the best cultural venues in Knightsbridge.
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Tue 9 May 2017
Central London has seen rental growth halve since the introduction of the extra 3% stamp duty surcharge.
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Market Comment
Thu 4 May 2017
The Spring market has been erratic but the unexpectedly warm weather in April brought with it an upturn in demand especially from the corporate sector which was very encouraging.
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Thu 4 May 2017
We are pleased to announce that 2017 has seen a significant upturn in activity compared to the Autumn/Winter period of 2016.
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Blog
Tue 2 May 2017
Why a growing number of central London residents are eating in luxury restaurants with roof terraces offering views of the city.
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Thu 27 Apr 2017
We take a look at the 2017 Housing White Paper and highlight what landlords should know.
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Wed 19 Apr 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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Tue 4 Apr 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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Mon 27 Mar 2017
Second-time buyer? We offer some guidance on second mortgages.
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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
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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Plaza Estates Magazine Ads
Wed 8 Mar 2017
A changing world and a changing market.
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Blog
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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Plaza Estates Magazine Ads
Fri 27 Jan 2017
Plaza Estates December Advert in the Fabric Magazine
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Blog
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
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
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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Plaza Estates Magazine Ads
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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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

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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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Eitan Fox Plaza Estates Director
Sales Director - [email protected]

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
t: 020-7724-3100
f: 020-7258-3090
Knightsbridge
34 Beauchamp Place
London
SW3 1NU
t: 020-7581-7646
f: 020-7581-7005
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