In the current pandemic situation where international travel is pretty much banned, if you have a property in India which you want to sell, creating a power of attorney is your only option. Notwithstanding the current situation, the Power of attorney is still a useful and powerful tool. It costs a lot less and needs very little work to create rather than travelling overseas to sell a property. In this article, I will recount my experience of creating a Power of Attorney from Australia for selling the house in India.
The need for a Power of Attorney?
In the pre-covid time, my wife and I planned to visit India and sell our flat in an affluent neighborhood of Pune. Unfortunately, when the Covid started spreading its roots worldwide and especially in India, it soon smashed all those hopes. Pretty soon, it became clear that international travel was going to be a distant dream.