Talking Heads: Prime property agents on the end of POA

A longstanding feature of high-end listings, ‘price on application’, is on the way out after Trading Standards deemed the term both ‘misleading’ and ‘unlawful’. But what do London’s prime property specialists make of the decision, and how will the change impact the market – and marketing process – in the luxury sector?

Edinburgh house prices climb amidst ‘fierce’ buyer competition

Competition for family homes in Edinburgh is “fierce”, says Knight Frank, while flats have “found renewed popularity after a pandemic-inspired hiatus.” Outside of the capital, there’s been a sharp rise in off-market Scottish estate sales – with nearly two-thirds of 2021 deals going off-book.