A notary got a call from a loan broker she knew who asked her to notarize loan documents for a couple who wanted to refinance their home. She agreed and met the broker and couple for lunch. The notary asked for identification from the couple and was shown their drivers’ licenses. She notarized the documents and recorded the transaction in her register.
If you are hearing more conversations about electronic notarization these days, that’s no surprise. eNotarization is gaining momentum as a desirable business model in many industries, including the mortgage loan industry. You are probably wondering if you should learn more about it or if it will ever apply to you at all.
A bill rewriting Pennsylvania’s 50-year-old open records law, long considered to be one of the worst such laws in the country, was signed by Gov. Ed Rendell on Feb. 14.
As the Pennsylvania Electronic Notarization Initiative enters its third year, notaries who are looking to be approved as eNotaries have to follow certain procedures.
The Pennsylvania Department of State made some major changes to the Commonwealth’s Electronic Notarization Initiative as the program enters its third year.
It didn’t take long for greedy swindlers and shady dealers in the United States to become enamored of the $10 trillion mortgage industry.
Sometimes when notaries change jobs, their employers demand their notarial equipment, including their registers. Your register is your exclusive property and cannot be used by any other individual or surrendered to any employer upon termination of your employment.
Mary Lou, a notary public in western Pennsylvania, always kept her register in her briefcase. One evening, she left the briefcase in her car, which was parked in the driveway of her home. The next morning, Mary Lou discovered that her car had been broken into and her briefcase stolen.
The Department of State is making some major changes to the Commonwealth’s Electronic Notarization Initiative as the program enters its third year.
When the clock struck 12:01 a.m. on Jan. 1, 2008, the positions of Recorder of Deeds, Register of Wills, Clerk of Courts and Prothonotary were eliminated in Allegheny County.