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Notary Bulletin

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

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?

First American: An Industry Leader Talks Signings

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.

U.S. Foreclosures Dropped To Four-Year Low

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.