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Notary Bulletin

eMortgages Gaining Momentum Despite Compliance Challenges

A growing majority of mortgage industry professionals are either in the process of implementing eMortgage strategies or are planning to do so by the year’s end, according to a 2014 industry survey.

Mortgage Bankers Forecast 7-Percent Lending Growth For 2015

The Mortgage Bankers Association predicts that total home mortgage lending will increase 7 percent in 2015, driven largely by a sharp rise on new purchase loans. For Notary signing agents who rely on mortgage refinance assignments, the news isn’t so rosy. The MBA anticipates that refi activity will drop by 3 percent, according to the association’s October Mortgage Finance Forecast.

What To Do With Your Old Notary Journal

For many Notaries, there’s a sense of accomplishment when you come to the end of a Notary journal. But what do you do with it once it's completed?

Do I Need To Ask For A Birth Certificate From Parents?

What do you do when the parents of a child ask you to notarize signatures for travel documents verifying that they are the parents of a 3-year-old, but they do not have a birth certificate?