Thank you for the question. The simple answer is yes, you will require a property and financial PoA if you wish to sell a property for someone who is living abroad. Even if you have previously been able to do so with a letter of authority, most selling agents (and certainly solicitors) require a Power of Attorney as it is the recognised passing of legal power. If you do not have one then the solicitor you are using (or any other solicitor) will be able to obtain one for you quite easily.
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I hope this information proved helpful. You will find a local solicitor who deals with these matters on the law society webpage which is as follows;
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