Author Archives: Tim Gatewood

About Tim Gatewood

55+, male, widowed (May 2016). Mobile notary public and signing agent, freelance writer, and ordained minister. Science fiction and fantasy fan, willing servant to cats, avid reader and collector of books and other stuff. Please see my websites (including this blog and others) for more info on me and what I think about the issues of the day.

What Do These Terms Mean?

What Do These Terms Mean? When you are involved in any industry or profession, it helps to know the jargon. As a notary who deals with real estate (a notary signing agent), I have had to learn what all of … Continue reading

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What’s the Point of Getting a Document Notarized?

One of the most misunderstood aspects of being a notary public is why documents are notarized. I hear so many people say things that show that they don’t know what it’s about or what it means.  While the most common … Continue reading

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The Necessity of Proper I.D. — A Story

The Necessity of Proper I.D. One of the more challenging types of loans that I have experience with closing is the Reverse Mortgage. It’s not just that the loans themselves are complicated due to the government guarantees built into the … Continue reading

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September Special Discount

In celebration of my passing the exam to be Certified by Notary2Pro, I’m offering a September Special Discount on my trip fee for mobile notary service. For the remainder of this month, my trip fee will be reduced to just  $20 … Continue reading

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Now Certified by Notary2Pro

After taking their course and exam, I am now certified by Notary2Pro. Please subscribe or follow my blog (this website) so that you won’t miss my upcoming articles here about this and other notary educational resources.

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