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Checklist: 8 Notary Public Supplies You Need

As a brand new notary, you want to prep for success. That means having all your notary public supplies ready to go. Here are 8 essentials you need to start.

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Everything You Should Know Before Your House Closing

Before you get too deep into the buying process, there are certain things you should know. We're sharing what you need to know before your house closing here.

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Notary Service vs. Notary Signing Agent: What's The Difference?

It's easy to mistake a notary service and a notary signing agent as one in the same. In this post, we're breaking down the differences you need to know.

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7 Local Notary Public Mistakes You Can't Afford To Ignore

Mistakes happen. But local public notary mistakes can cost you big. In this post, we're discussing 7 important mistakes you literally can't afford to ignore.

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How Local Notary Apps Are Changing The Industry

Apps have rapidly transformed business. But how are they affecting the local notary landscape? We're giving you the scoop right now.

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What to Do Before You Make an Offer on a House

Before you make an offer on the house of your dreams, there are a few things you should do! We're sharing what you should do before you make the offer here.

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How To Properly Fill Out a Notary Certificate

It's important that your notary certificate looks and reads perfectly. In this post, we're telling you how to get it right.

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Notary Services and Immigration: What You Need to Know

Need the 411 on notary services for immigration documents? There are important regulations you need to know. We're breaking it all down for you in this post.

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How To Become a Notary in Your State and Succeed

Becoming a notary public is a great way to earn more income. But you'll need some tips to start. In this post, we're sharing how to become a notary and succeed.

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Just Became a Notary? Here's How You Set Your Notary Public Fees

Congratulations! You're now a notary public. But how much do you charge? In this post, we're telling you everything you need to know about notary public fees.

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Notary Depot to immediately suspend the accounts of all North Carolina notaries

In response to the recent revelation that North Carolina’s Secretary of State allowed over 300 illegal residents to become Notaries Public, Notary Depot has decided to immediately suspend all accounts in North Carolina until we can determine the legal residency status of each notary...

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Just Searched Notary Near Me? Here's What You Need To Know

It is no secret that all legal transactions come with a trail of documents. Even in the modern digital age the importance of documents in business, government and private dealings cannot be...

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Notary Public’s Role In The Justice System

Notaries Public are usually appointed by an office within the state government where they reside. In Florida it’s the Governor’s Office. The main duty of a notary is to witness signatures on documents of a legal or financial nature. Some documents...

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Before The Stamp, I Did This

A look back into previous careers of notaries public. Have you ever thought there might be a trend to getting into a specific industry? We thought so too, so we surveyed a segment of our members and asked what they did prior to becoming a notary public. This is what we learned.

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The Confirming Phone Call

This is a Notary Public’s first contact with the borrower after accepting an assignment. We all know the basics of this call but have you ever thought about how the conversation could affect what might happen at that signing?

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Modern Notary Fraud Is Larger Than You Think

This piece dives into some common examples of how people defraud using notaries, how to verify that documents were handled properly by a notary. Written by a signing agent, this covers how to verify proper document procedure, and when to raise a red flag.

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How A Notary Public Saved An Elderly Woman’s Home & Increased Her Income

It began as a usual mortgage closing day. The Professional Signing Agent, Carol Wilson, printed the mortgage documents and reviewed them before heading out. This was a reverse mortgage loan and she had already...

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Starting A New Business? Here’s How To Make It As A Notary

Starting a new business is difficult, but there are certain industries where small businesses thrive and fit perfectly into a particular lifestyle. Businesses that require a lot of capital to get started are often times only...

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