If me and a relative are buying and I am their POA can I sign for me and on their behalf if they are unable to attend closing?

Asked by Mrsd White, Hot Springs Village, AR Fri Nov 1, 2013

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John Juarez, Agent, Fremont, CA
Fri Nov 1, 2013
The purpose of a POA is to allow you to sign the grantor’s name. A POA can be broad or it can be for a specific purpose. We have no idea what power the POA grants to you in regard to the purchase. You need to check with the escrow company or closer to see if the POA is acceptable.
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Laura Feghali, Agent, Stamford, CT
Fri Nov 1, 2013
Hi Danielle,
Yes, you can sign the closing documents for you and your relative if you have a power of attorney authorizing you to sign in your relative's behalf. Check with your attorney to be certain as they are the legal experts.

Best wishes!

Laura Feghali
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties
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