Real Estate Power of Attorney Form | PDF Templates

The real estate power of attorney is a document that allows another individual or entity to handle the management, leasing, selling, or the purchasing of property on their behalf. It grants limited or broad powers to handle a specific task or the general responsibilities of real estate, with always a fiduciary duty to perform in the best interests of the principal.

Closings – This form is most commonly used in regards to real estate agents and attorneys when handling the sale of property. The owner will oftentimes allow a representative to sign all the closing documents on their behalf.

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How to Write

Step 1 – Parties – Provide the following information:

  • Enter the Principal’s full name
  • Street address
  • City
  • State
  • AND
  • Enter the Agent’s full name
  • Street address
  • City
  • State

Step 2 – Assignment of Authority – Initial and check any or all boxes indicating authorized powers:

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

Step 3 – Term – Establish the term of the document:

  • Initial and check only one, to indicate preferred term

Step 4 – Signatures – Must be entered in service of a notary public:

  • Date document in dd/m/yy format
  • Principal’s signature
  • Print the Principal’s name
  • AND
  • Agent’s signature
  • Print Agent’s name

Witnesses Affirmations – Witnesses will review and agree to the statement:

  • Enter witnesses names
  • Submit witnesses signatures
  • Print witnesses names

Step 5 – Notarization –

  • Signatures shall be witness by the notary
  • After witness of signatures, the notary shall enter remaining information required, in acknowledgment of the document

Step 6 – Agent Acceptance –

  • Agent must review and agree to the affirmation
  • Agent must provide signature
  • Print the Agent’s name