POA property listings deemed unlawful

As part of their ongoing work on defining ‘Material information in property listings’, the National Trading Standards Estate and Letting Agency Team has issued their opinion on the use of ‘Price on Application’ (POA) in property listings. Deeming it to be unlawful, their publication states that regarding the use of POA “… is likely to be misleading as it is withholding (or in some cases masking) the asking price from consumers…”. Read the letter here.