Georgia Real Estate ONLY Power of Attorney Form

The Georgia real estate only power of attorney form is a document that is used by the Principal owner of real property so that, in the event of illness or absence, they may designate an Agent to handle the care and business transactions that may be necessary. An Agent may be an individual or a trusted business entity. The Principal may allow as much or as little power as they wish. This document may be revoked at the discretion of the Principal. This document must be notarized and attested by one other witness in order to be effective.

How to Write

Step 1 – Parties –

  • Enter the Principal’s name
  • Provide the Principal’s Street Address
  • City
  • State
  • AND
  • Enter the name of the Designated Agent
  • Provide the Agent’s Street Address
  • City State

Step 2 – Article I – Assignment of Authority – Initial any or all of the powers, legal description(s) and Address in the selected powers paragraphs

  • Sale of Real Estate
  • Purchase of Real Estate
  • Management of Real Estate
  • Refinancing

Step 3 – Article III. Term – Initial one (1) of the terms in which the document will become effective and terminate:

  • Selection of this power would make the document effective as of the date stated and shall expire automatically on the date stated, in dd/mm/yyyy format
  • If the non-durable option is selected, the document will be immediately effective and will only terminate should the Principal become incapacitated or upon revocation
  • If the durable option selected, the document would become immediately available and will only terminate upon the date of the Principal’s death

Step 4 – Article VI – Revocation – Signatures – Enter the following information before a Notary Public:

  • Enter the date that the document was executed in dd/mm/yyyy format
  • Enter the Principal’s Signature
  • Printed Name
  • AND
  • Enter the Agent’s Signatur
  • Printed Name
  • AND
  • The Witness Must Read the Affirmation
  • Enter the Witness’s Signatures
  • Printed Names

Once the Notary has identified all signatories, the notary will witness all signatures and complete the remainder of the document in acknowledgment.