Hancock County Durable Limited Real Estate Power of Attorney (Purchase) Form (Maine)

All Hancock County specific forms and documents listed below are included in your immediate download package:

Limited Power of Attorney Form for the Purchase of Property

Hancock County Limited Power of Attorney Form for the Purchase of Property

Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included Hancock County compliant document last validated/updated 4/23/2024

Guidelines for Real Property Power of Attorney

Hancock County Guidelines for Real Property Power of Attorney

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included Hancock County compliant document last validated/updated 4/16/2024

Completed Example of the Durable Limited Real Estate POA Document

Hancock County Completed Example of the Durable Limited Real Estate POA Document

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included Hancock County compliant document last validated/updated 2/16/2024

Agents Certification Form §5-951

Hancock County Agents Certification Form §5-951

Fill in the blank Durable Limited Real Estate Power of Attorney (Purchase) form formatted to comply with all Maine recording and content requirements.
Included Hancock County compliant document last validated/updated 1/3/2024

When using these Durable Limited Real Estate Power of Attorney (Purchase) forms, the subject real estate should be physically located in Hancock County, and the executed documents recorded in one of the following offices:

Hancock County Register of Deeds

50 State St, Suite 9, Ellsworth, Maine 04605

Hours: 7:30 to 4:00 M-F / Recording from 8:30 to 4:00

Phone: (207) 667-8353

Local jurisdictions located in Hancock County include:

  • Aurora
  • Bar Harbor
  • Bass Harbor
  • Bernard
  • Birch Harbor
  • Blue Hill
  • Brooklin
  • Brooksville
  • Bucksport
  • Castine
  • Corea
  • Cranberry Isles
  • Deer Isle
  • East Blue Hill
  • East Orland
  • Ellsworth
  • Franklin
  • Frenchboro
  • Gouldsboro
  • Hancock
  • Harborside
  • Hulls Cove
  • Islesford
  • Little Deer Isle
  • Mount Desert
  • Northeast Harbor
  • Orland
  • Penobscot
  • Prospect Harbor
  • Salsbury Cove
  • Sargentville
  • Seal Cove
  • Seal Harbor
  • Sedgwick
  • Sorrento
  • Southwest Harbor
  • Stonington
  • Sullivan
  • Sunset
  • Surry
  • Swans Island
  • Winter Harbor

How long does it take to get my forms?

Forms are available immediately after submitting payment.

How do I get my forms, are they emailed?

Forms are NOT emailed to you. Immediately after you submit payment, the Hancock County forms you order will be available for download directly from your account. You can then download the forms to your computer. If you do not already have an account, one will be created for you as part of the order process, and your login details will be sent to you. If you encounter any issues accessing your forms, please reach out to our support team for assistance.

What does "validated/updated" mean?

This indicates the most recent date when at least one of the following occurred:

  • Updated: The document was updated or changed to remain compliant.
  • Validated: The document was examined by an attorney or staff, or it was successfully recorded in Hancock County using our eRecording service.
Are these forms guaranteed to be recordable in Hancock County?

Yes. Our form blanks are guaranteed to meet or exceed all formatting requirements set forth by Hancock County including margin requirements, content requirements, font and font size requirements.

Can the Durable Limited Real Estate Power of Attorney (Purchase) forms be re-used?

Yes. You can re-use the forms for your personal use. For example, if you have more than one property in Hancock County that you need to transfer you would only need to order our forms once for all of your properties in Hancock County.

What are supplemental forms?

Often when a deed is recorded, additional documents are required by Maine or Hancock County. These could be tax related, informational, or even as simple as a coversheet. Supplemental forms are provided for free with your order where available.

What type of files are the forms?

All of our Hancock County Durable Limited Real Estate Power of Attorney (Purchase) forms are PDFs. You will need to have or get Adobe Reader to use our forms. Adobe Reader is free software that most computers already have installed.

Do I need any special software to use these forms?

You will need to have Adobe Reader installed on your computer to use our forms. Adobe Reader is free software that most computers already have installed.

Do I have to enter all of my property information online?

No. The blank forms are downloaded to your computer and you fill them out there, at your convenience.

Can I save the completed form, email it to someone?

Yes, you can save your deed form at any point with your information in it. The forms can also be emailed, blank or complete, as attachments.

Are there any recurring fees involved?

No. Nothing to cancel, no memberships, no recurring fees.

This is a specific Power of Attorney form that allows an Agent of your choice the right to PURCHASE real property on your behalf as defined by Maine Uniform Power of Attorney Statutes.

1. All Real Property powers as set forth in 5-934
2. All Tangible Personal Property powers as set forth in 5-935
3. All Banks and Other Financial Institutions powers as defined in 5-938
4. All Taxes powers as defined in 5-946

INTERPRETATION: The meaning and effect of this Power of Attorney shall be determined by the laws of the State of Maine.

(Maine LPOA-Purchase Package includes form, guidelines, and completed example)

Our Promise

The documents you receive here will meet, or exceed, the Hancock County recording requirements for formatting. If there's an issue caused by our formatting, we'll make it right and refund your payment.

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