Maine Real Estate (Property) Power of Attorney Form

The Maine Real Estate (Property) Power of Attorney is a legally-binding form that allows for an individual (called the Principal) to delegate one or more of the following tasks to another individual or entity (called the Agent):

  • Buying a personal or investment property,
  • Leasing a property to one or more tenants,
  • Refinancing or mortgaging a property, and/or
  • Selling a property.
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Additional Considerations

Selecting an ideal Agent is one of the most important decisions a Principal can make in terms of their Real Estate Power of Attorney. The Agent may be a friend of Principal, a family member, a property agent or manager, or any other party the Principal believes will be able to competently carry out the responsibilities associated with such tasks.

State Laws & Signing Requirements

State Laws – Protection of Persons Under Disability and Their Property

Signing Requirements (§ 5-905) – Acknowledgement of the Principal’s signature is required. The acknowledgement may either be performed by a Notary Public or an individual who is authorized to take acknowledgements.