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    • wymondham
    • By wymondham 27th Jun 08, 1:39 PM
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    What does 'POA' mean on Rightmove sales ?
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    • 27th Jun 08, 1:39 PM
    What does 'POA' mean on Rightmove sales ? 27th Jun 08 at 1:39 PM
    just always wanted to know - is it price on application or something similar? - and what are the implications of this??? thanks!!
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    • Tigsteroonie
    • By Tigsteroonie 27th Jun 08, 1:42 PM
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    • 27th Jun 08, 1:42 PM
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    • 27th Jun 08, 1:42 PM
    Yep, it's Price on Application - but I don't know what the implications would be, possibly that the seller hasn't actually decided yet?
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    • neverdespairgirl
    • By neverdespairgirl 27th Jun 08, 1:42 PM
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    • 27th Jun 08, 1:42 PM
    POA is price on application, yes. Often for very expensive places. Or repossessions.
    • dander
    • By dander 27th Jun 08, 1:42 PM
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    • 27th Jun 08, 1:42 PM
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    • 27th Jun 08, 1:42 PM
    Yeah, price on application. I usually take that to mean more than I can afford!
    • wymondham
    • By wymondham 27th Jun 08, 1:46 PM
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    • 27th Jun 08, 1:46 PM
    wow - three replies in 5 minutes. I know you're all good, but THAT good! happy weekend peoples!
    • neverdespairgirl
    • By neverdespairgirl 27th Jun 08, 1:47 PM
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    • 27th Jun 08, 1:47 PM
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    • 27th Jun 08, 1:47 PM
    For example, this one's a repossession:

    http://www.rightmove.co.uk/viewdetails-21696692.rsp?pa_n=1&tr_t=buy

    This is land with planning permission:

    http://www.rightmove.co.uk/viewdetails-21677990.rsp?pa_n=2&tr_t=buy
    • neverdespairgirl
    • By neverdespairgirl 27th Jun 08, 1:48 PM
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    wow - three replies in 5 minutes. I know you're all good, but THAT good! happy weekend peoples!
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    • Doozergirl
    • By Doozergirl 27th Jun 08, 2:17 PM
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    • 27th Jun 08, 2:17 PM
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    • 27th Jun 08, 2:17 PM
    It's easy to guess the price of them on rightmove anyway because they sit exactly where they would if they had the price showing - eg. if it's 250,000 then there it is sat with all the 250,000 houses.

    Just look at the price of the houses above and below
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    • 27th Jun 08, 2:59 PM
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    • 27th Jun 08, 2:59 PM
    there are many properties in the north west though where they are set at POA

    but their price on right move is set at about £10, so they always show at the front of listings when sorting by lowest
  • napoleon
    When like now house prices are dropping very quickly they can't figure out what price to put on it for so POA is the default option
  • Bf109
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  • SquatNow
    It basically means that the property is so overpriced you wouldn't even bother looking at it if you knew what the price was.
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  • clobber
    The ones I've seen usually have the price in the details somewhere - I suspect this is to make it look a bit exclusive or to hide drops from property bee.
    • TD5
    • By TD5 27th Jun 08, 11:11 PM
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    The ones I've seen usually have the price in the details somewhere - I suspect this is to make it look a bit exclusive or to hide drops from property bee.
    Originally posted by clobber
    Agreed,

    also they seem to slot in between properties advertised at consecutive prices so I have always assumed that they sit in the relevant section.
    • Tassotti
    • By Tassotti 27th Jun 08, 11:24 PM
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    Bad advertising...cos if if I see POA I move on...dunno just me!!
    • franklee
    • By franklee 27th Jun 08, 11:29 PM
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    POA means you have to ask how much is it now? Like this:



    • jennyred
    • By jennyred 27th Jun 08, 11:36 PM
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    in my search - an estate agent has put every single house on its books at POA. its changed all those that were on to 10k above and below its previous price. I too wondered why this is.

    jenny

  • iwanttosave
    I've always wondered what POA means and now I know, thanks for asking
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  • Ladybird20
    Franklee..i like your explaination.......chuckle chuckle
  • SquatNow
    Bad advertising...cos if if I see POA I move on...dunno just me!!
    Originally posted by Tassotti
    I personally see it as a sign of dishonesty.

    I buy everything online and often come accross sites that wont give prices or (sigh) won't tell you what the postage charge is until after you "register" with them.

    I don't want to f**king give you my name and address I want to know how much the f***ing postage is.

    I've come to the conclusion that if they conceal the price, you probably wont like it. Even with stuff that is custom made companies can give rough guide prices online.
    Bankruptcy isn't the worst that can happen to you. The worst that can happen is your forced to live the rest of your life in abject poverty trying to repay the debts.
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