Category Archives: Government – Law

A Notary Signing Agent Wears Two Hats

A notary signing agent (or NSA) wears two hats, which is another way to say you fulfill two roles while on an assignment as an NSA. Sometimes, the client will cause these roles to conflict with each other. First, you … Continue reading

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No One Has Ever Sent It Back

No One Has Ever Sent It Back — Thoughts on Pushback One of the more frequently seen comments in online groups where notaries gather goes like this: “I’ve always done it this way and no one has ever objected or … Continue reading

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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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