Category Archives: Business

Training for NSAs – 2020

I encourage people to look at YouTube videos before spending money for training. Not everyone learns the same way. One person might understand Carol Ray at Notary2Pro better. Another might get more from Bill Soroka at Notary Coach (Sign and … Continue reading

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Stop Focusing on How Much Others Get Paid

If you’re looking at a Settlement Statement or Closing Disclosure and you see a line item for notary services, you may wonder why the lender charges so much — especially if you know that notary signing agents or mobile notaries … Continue reading

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On the Non-Borrowing Spouse

On the Non-Borrowing Spouse by Tim Gatewood I think there’s some confusion over what “the law” requires versus what lenders want. First, each state has state law that spells out who has an ownership interest in the real estate when … Continue reading

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More Thoughts on Notaries Fees

As I’ve mentioned in previous articles here on the subject of notary fees, there are good and sufficient reasons for not answering the “what do I charge?” question. There are zero good reasons for answering it and doing so may … Continue reading

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On Making Your Notary Commission a Full-time Business

If you spend much time in any of the notary groups on Facebook, you will see that the eternal question goes something like this: I’m a notary & heard I can make money at this. Is this true? How do … Continue reading

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