A Washington, DC real estate power of attorney allows individuals to delegate powers related to buying, selling, leasing, or managing real property to a trusted agent. The document clearly outlines the agent’s authority, along with any limitations or conditions on their powers and the duration of the document’s validity.
The document typically becomes void upon the completion of the authorized transaction or when the principal signs a revocation form.
Statute: § 21–2602.04.
Signing Requirements: Notary public (§ 21–2601.05). After signing, the document should be filed together with a deed or sometime before the deed is recorded. It should include a statement at the top of the first page detailing the property or properties subject to the grants of power (§ 21–2603.03).