Your Cookies are Disabled! NationalNotary.org sets cookies on your computer to help improve performance and provide a more engaging user experience. By using this site, you accept the terms of our cookie policy. Learn more.

Notary Bulletin

RSS

From The CEO: Title, Escrow Industries Facing Shortage Of Qualified SIgning Agents

By NNA Staff on October 26, 2012 - This week an important fact came to light: The title and escrow industries are facing a serious shortage of qualified Notary Signing Agents, and they are actively seeking the help of NNA certified Notaries.

Read full article

Report Indicates Nationwide Slowdown In Foreclosure Activity

By NNA Staff on October 25, 2012 - An October report by RealtyTrac indicates that filings took a significant drop in recent months, and that September’s nationwide totals were the lowest since July 2007.

Read full article

Senators Want China To Take Action Against Fake ID Companies

By David Thun on October 25, 2012 - U.S. Senators are calling on the People’s Republic of China to crack down on Chinese companies selling fake IDs through the Internet.

Read full article

Voter ID Law Delayed Until 2013

By NNA Staff on October 25, 2012 - A recent ruling by the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., allows South Carolina’s new voter ID law to stand. But the law, which may still face an appeal by the Justice Department, will not become effective until 2013, with additional rules for Notaries.

Read full article

Feds Charge Hundreds In Nationwide Crackdown On Mortgage Fraud

By David Thun on October 18, 2012 - The U.S. Department of Justice is charging hundreds of people following a year-long investigation of mortgage fraud cases across the country, including “loan modification” scams that often try to recruit unwitting Notaries as accomplices.

Read full article

Hotline Tip: Are Laminated Licenses A Valid Form Of ID?

By NNA Staff on October 18, 2012 - As a California Notary, am I allowed to accept a laminated California drivers license as a valid form of ID?

Read full article

Revised Laws Provide Better Protection for Estate and Financial Planning

By NNA Staff on October 18, 2012 - An alarming increase in financial manipulation and abuse of the elderly has inspired many states to tighten their laws pertaining to estate and financial planning, and Notaries Public play an important role in the prevention process, specifically in reference to the execution of durable power of attorney documents.

Read full article

Smartphone Check Deposits On The Rise

By NNA Staff on October 18, 2012 - The use of smartphones to deposit checks is growing rapidly, offering a time-saving option for mobile Notaries to credit their bank account as soon as a notarization is complete.

Read full article

Department of Health Warns Providers Against Electronic Records Fraud

By NNA Staff on October 11, 2012 - The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has sent a warning to healthcare providers not to misuse electronic documents and patient information.

Read full article

Home Sales Trend Upward

By NNA Staff on October 11, 2012 - In the coming year, Notary Signing Agents can expect more closings from the sale of new and existing homes, but may experience a significant drop in mortgage refinancing assignments, according to forecasts from several industry associations.

Read full article