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Notary Bulletin


Experienced NSAs Discover Valuable New Opportunities At Conference

By NNA Staff on May 09, 2013 - NNA 2013 Conference has a special appeal for veteran NSAs wanting to expand their training and education — and discover new ways to increase their income.

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Hotline Tip: Can I Notarize Refinance Documents For Out-of-State Property?

By NNA Staff on May 09, 2013 - I have been asked to notarize refinance documents for a property located in Utah; however, the owner is here in California and has proper identification. Besides attaching the California-approved forms containing correct wording, are there any issues I should be aware of when notarizing documents for out-of-state property?

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Signing Agents Call On Mortgage Industry To Improve Loan Signings

By David Thun on May 09, 2013 - With Notary Signing Agents under growing pressure to bolster their training and professionalism, many NSAs are urging mortgage industry leaders to improve the way signing agencies handle assignments.

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Uncommon Notary Mistakes That Could Put You At Risk

By Kelle Clarke on May 09, 2013 - Many new Notaries may not be aware of the following missteps that they can make, which can also land them in hot water.

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A Golden Opportunity: Become An NSA At NNA 2013 Conference

By NNA Staff on May 02, 2013 - With the housing market on the rebound, NNA 2013 Conference attendees will have a golden opportunity to become an NNA Certified Notary Signing Agent.

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First American: An Industry Leader Talks Signings

By Michael Lewis on May 02, 2013 - There is a growing expectation that lenders and title companies will hold NSAs to higher standards of training, certification and professional conduct. No longer will the mortgage industry consider what happens at the signing table an afterthought.

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Hotline Tip: Should The Time Of Notarization Be Recorded In The Journal?

By NNA Staff on May 02, 2013 - A Notary colleague pointed out to me that I am supposed to record the time of the notarization in my journal entries. I've never done that, so should I go back and try to enter them now?

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U.S. Foreclosures Dropped To Four-Year Low

By David Thun on May 02, 2013 - March showed signs of improvement for the national real estate market, with home foreclosure activity dropping to its lowest levels in four years, according to reports released last month.

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