Everything You Need To Know About Using A Power Of Attorney

Dated: 04/22/2016

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If you are like many people in the Washington, DC area, you lead a busy life and may travel frequently and may need to travel can pop up even if you are in the middle of buying or selling a home.  An important trip may prevent you from attending settlement. What to do?


A power of attorney for real estate is a simple legal document that allows you to give someone the authority to buy or sell real estate for you, or to conduct any other business involving real estate that you own.  Giving someone a power of attorney is a big deal and needs to be done correctly.


I asked attorney Cecelia Adams of RSI Title to guide us through the Do’s and Don’ts of using a power of attorney in a real estate transaction.  Click here for a quick guide.

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Charles Chapman

Charles Chapman has more than 20 years' experience in the Montgomery County real estate market. He has been a full-time agent through rising markets and good times, and also through falling markets an....

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