Research, Recalibrate and Reach out with our W1 team

We know your circumstances are changing, and with that comes questions about your future. Shereen and Diana are on hand to discuss both sales and lettings, to make it through the COVID-19 lock down. Every situation is different, and it’s worth a chat with the team about how to reposition yourself for the market when the lock down is lifted. Let’s discuss marketing and investment strategies.


When buying, selling or letting a home, research is usually the first step. You will want to know which areas are best for your lifestyle, which agent to use and what prices of properties are within the vicinity. Diana and Shereen have led many of their clients through this process from the very beginning. Assisting with research in terms of property portals, sending property links to one another and ensuring there is complete clarity when providing up to date and market chat. Both our brokers are always happy to answer any questions a buyer, seller or tenant may have through the process right until closing.


If you are looking to enter the UK property market; whether renting, buying or selling, now would be the time to recalibrate. In a time where most of us have the freedom to think about your next move, take a moment to gather your thoughts and assess whether you are in the best position to move forward. If you are already on the market maybe it is time to strategise with an exceptional agency and look at a new approach on how to maximise your property on the market. We can ensure that that you have everything needed when the market is ready to rebound.

Reach out

This is the important part of your quest when looking at property in London – reaching out to the right people and being able to communicate to the right brokers. For top-of-the-market properties, you want to be sure that your brokers are able to bring you qualified buyers and tenants – quickness ensures that your property will continue to bring high yields. You want brokers who understand how to handle a prime central London sale or let; even outside of the current situation, London properties often have parameters and limitations on ownership. Now that new legislation is changing constantly to keep pace with the effects of the pandemic, you need to be sure that your broker can guide you through whilst making the most of this opportunity. Diana and Shereen are always ready to make and take video conference calls to ensure they are connecting with their clients first hand.

Sales in W1Marylebone Square, Marylebone, London

£4,710,000 | 2 Bedrooms

A two-bedroom apartment in the anticipated Marylebone Square development. This is a spacious two-bedroom apartment within the building, located on the eastern side along Cramer Street. The apartment is designed so that natural light floods the apartment and open plan living. The apartment measures approximately 1399 sq.ft. and benefits from an additional study in addition to the two bedrooms. Marylebone Square is a collection of 54 high-end apartments, carefully chosen boutiques and restaurants, and a versatile community hall.

Lettings in W1Charles Street, Mayfair, London

£8,667 pm | 3 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms

UK Sotheby’s International Realty presents this stunning three-bedroom, three-bathroom apartment (approximately 1512 sq ft) located within an opulent stucco building in the heart of Mayfair. Spread over three floors this impressive first floor apartment comprises a stunning 15ft reception room, retaining its original period features and boasting two large French windows opening onto a south facing balcony overlooking Charles Street. There is a bright fully fitted and equipped kitchen with high end appliances, a separate utility cupboard with separate Miele washing and drying machines. Charles Street is located on one of Mayfair’s most prestigious addresses and is conveniently located for all the excellent shopping of Selfridges and New Bond Street , the dining (Sexy Fish, Scotts, Annabel’s & Arts club) and within walking distance to Hyde Park, Green Park and St James’ Park and great transport for Green Park and Bond Street Underground.

Get to know our W1 team

London’s most desirable locations start with a W1 postcode

Our team has +18 years of experience in Soho, Mayfair, Marylebone, Fitzrovia, St. James’s

Shereen joined the team in 2013 and undertook her first multi-million pound deal within her first few months, progressing quickly to the position of senior associate. Coming from a background in law and finance she has been at the forefront of associating herself with people from different continents, creating long lasting relationships with her clients and extending her help beyond just agency. Shereen loves W1. From Soho to Mayfair to Marylebone. the hustle and bustle that part of London offers, so she tends to spend most of my time in those districts, ensuring she is aware of everything that is going on from new restaurants to sold prices.

Shereen Malik-Akhtar

Senior Associate

t +44 (0) 20 7495 9589

m +44 (0) 7525 595 520

As one of the senior figures of the team, her expertise in this location and field is second to none. With over a decade of experience in the property industry and a wealth of local knowledge within Prime Central London, in particular W1 which she loves, it’s clear to see the repeat business and referrals that she receives. Diana has worked with many of the UK’s largest estates, including the Grosvenor Estate, the Crown Estate and other key private clients within Prime Central London. Diana provides a seamless service from beginning to end, maintaining constant contact 24/7 and is always available to advise or assist.

Diana Tran MARLA

Associate Director, Residential Lettings & Sales

t: +44 (0) 20 7495 9580

m: +44 (0) 7525 595 523

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