What does 'Power of Attorney' mean when buying a property?
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Power of Attorney
This is when you hand your rights to do something over to someone else.
You could, for example, give a friend or your solicitor power of attorney to sign the contract of sale if you are traveling abroad and don't want to delay your purchase once all the relevant paperwork is in place.
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