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Hotline Tip: Can I Notarize For A Foreigner Without Proper Identification?

By NNA Staff on April 25, 2013 - A 26-year old signer who is not a U.S. citizen has asked me to notarize a document, but the only identification she has is her high school picture ID and her birth certificate issued from Trinidad. She is not currently employed, and she does not have a social security card. Is there any way I can perform the notarization?

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Mortgage Industry Puts Focus On Education

By Michael Lewis on April 25, 2013 - The American Land Title Association has graduated the first class of its new National Title Professional program amid a growing mortgage industry trend to provide more education to its workforce.

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National Notary Foundation Offering Free NNA 2013 Workshops To Veterans

By NNA Staff on April 25, 2013 - Veterans from all branches of the military are being offered free Notary training courses at the National Notary Association’s 2013 Conference in Austin, Texas, June 2-5.

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One In Four Counties Now eRecording Documents

By Michael Lewis on April 25, 2013 - The number of jurisdictions capable of electronically recording property records reached the 900 mark earlier this month, according to the Property Records Industry Association (PRIA).

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Residential Construction And Sales Continue To Climb

By NNA Staff on April 24, 2013 - The nation’s home builders are staying busy these days as new home construction continues a more than year-long growth spurt — and that’s good news for people working in the real estate industry.

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Robo Signing Fallout Continues To Hit Legal, Financial Industries

By NNA Staff on April 24, 2013 - The ripple effect of the foreclosure crisis continues to impact the legal and financial industries, with a number of companies and once-major law firms now facing severe sanctions, or, in some cases, being forced to shut down their doors completely.

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Robo-Signing In Your Workplace

By NNA Staff on April 24, 2013 - While the mortgage industry has cracked down on “robo-signing” involving foreclosure documents, accusations of unethical document signings and notarizations continue to impact law firms and other businesses.

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2013 Mortgage Hiring Forecast

By NNA Staff on April 19, 2013 - Changes in the mortgage industry as well as an improving financial outlook bode well for Notaries who are seeking a new job or searching for additional sources of income.

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Smartphones Enable Information Thieves To Steal Private Information Faster

By NNA Staff on April 19, 2013 - Privacy is a crucial part of healthcare, but confidential patient information is highly vulnerable to breaches if left unguarded — as seen last year in Miami where a smartphone was used to steal patient information from a hospital.

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Field Inspection Offers Additional Income Opportunities For Notaries

By Kelle Clarke on April 18, 2013 - Richard Law, founder of Society of Field Inspectors, offers the following practical advice to Notaries and NSAs interested in pursuing field inspection to increase their service offerings.

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