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Unfortunately the power of attorney will no longer be valid as this can only be used if the vendor of the property was still alive. You will need to apply for probate for the deceased and apply to be an executor for the deceased's estate and this will give you power to act on behalf of the recently deceased.
You will be given a 'grant of probate' which will allow the property transaction to continue and the current turnaround time for an application is approximately 6 weeks,
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