Connecticut Real Estate ONLY Power of Attorney Form

The Connecticut real estate only power of attorney form is a document that provides written permission for an Agent to a delegated Agent to assist in keeping or participating in the sale, management, mortgage refinancing of or any other business with regard to the Principal’s real estate or a portion thereof. An Agent could be necessary when the Principal is ill or unavailable for any reason. This document must be signed before a notary public and two (2) witnesses.

How to Write

Step 1 – Selection of Agent – Provide the following information:

  • Principal’s Name
  • Physical Mailing address
  • State of Residence
  • AND
  • The Name of the Agent
  • Agent’s  Mailing Address
  • Agent’s State of Residence

Step 2 – Article I – Assignment of Authority – From here the Principal must select one or all of the powers to be granted:

  • Sale of Real Estate
  • Purchase of Real Estate
  • Management of Real Estate
  • Refinance of Real Estate

Step 3 – Article III – Term – Establishment of the Terms by the Principal

  • The Principal may select a beginning and ending date
  • If the Principal prefers a non-durable option, the document would be immediately available and will only end if the Principal becomes disabled or incapacitated
  • Should a Principal select the durable option, the terms will begin immediately and will only end upon the Principal’s death

Step 4 – Article VI  – Revocation – All parties who shall sign the document must be prepared to sign the document before a Notary Public:

  • Date the signatures in dd/mm/yyyy format
  • The Principal’s signature
  • Print Name
  • AND
  • Agent’s Signature
  • Printed Name
  • AND
  • Witnesses Signatures
  • Printed names of Witnesses
  • AND

Step 5 – When the parties are prepared to sign the document they must sign before a notary for the document to be acknowledged. Once the notary witnesses signatures, they shall complete the document in acknowledgement.