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Three Steps To Creating A Notary's Social Media Calendar

By Caitlin Dodds on June 18, 2014 - Setting up profiles on social media sites is not enough to help your Notary business. In order to see results, you have to post regular content. Just like any relationship, it requires effort to keep it alive.

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Vague Borrower Surveys Can Cause Reputation Issues For Notary Signing Agents

By David Thun on June 18, 2014 - It’s standard procedure for lenders to survey borrowers about their closing experience. But when those surveys are unclear about the roles Notaries or other loan professionals play in the closing process, it can have an unfair, detrimental effect on a signing agent’s ability to get assignments.

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What Steps Do I Take To Notarize A Translated Document?

By Kelle Clarke on June 18, 2014 - How do I notarize a foreign document that has been translated into English by a translator?

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Family Business: A Look At Notaries Who Work With Their Dads

By David Thun on June 13, 2014 - In honor of Father's Day this month, we're sharing the story of two Notary dads who have created winning business teams with their children. More

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Fannie Mae Work Group Advocates Important Advancements To eMortgage Process

By Kelle Clarke on June 11, 2014 - A completely electronic mortgage origination process could save the lending industry $1,100 per loan and shave a month off the time it takes to close, according to a special industry work group set up by secondary mortgage giant Fannie Mae.

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Former 'American Gladiator' Now Uses Her Winning Spirit As A Signing Agent

By David Thun on June 11, 2014 - Few Notaries have had a career path like Kimberly Rogers of Mims, Florida. Starting as an Army veteran, and growing as a bodybuilder, a nutritionist and one of the stars of the TV series “American Gladiators,” she has taken her punches and experienced many ups and downs. Today, like many other signing agents, her business has slowed due to the decline in refinancings, but she stays competitive with the determination and drive of a champion athlete.

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Looking At Liability From The Lender's Perspective

By NNA Staff on June 11, 2014 - Lender liability has been a hot topic in the title insurance and settlement services industries for more than two years now ever since the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) came out with a bulletin reminding lenders of their liability for the actions of their third-party providers. The Legal Description magazine takes a look at some of the changes in this article.

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Hotline Tip: Can I Legally Force A Company To Get Documents To Me On Time?

By Kelle Clarke on June 04, 2014 - I have a signing early tomorrow, yet the company I work for has just informed me that the bank has not yet sent them the mortgage documents necessary for me to perform the signing. Is there a legal way I can force the lender to get me the required documents?

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NNA 2014 Highlights: Chase Honored For Forward-Thinking Corporate Notary Program

By David Thun on June 04, 2014 - JPMorgan Chase on Tuesday was honored with the NNA’s 2014 March Fong Eu Achievement Award for its outstanding nationwide support of its 24,000 Notaries.

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NNA 2014 Highlights: David Shean Named 2014 Notary Of The Year

By David Thun on June 04, 2014 - David Shean of Pasadena, California, was named the NNA’s 2014 Notary of the Year during Tuesday’s Gala Banquet.

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