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Notarize Welcomes Mike Atwell as Enterprise Sales Lead for Real Estate

It's no secret: At Notarize, we believe online mortgages are the future of real estate.

To realize this fully digital future, we're constantly adding team members who understand the mortgage landscape – its strengths, its pain points, and how we can build eClose strategies that will work for your business and your customers.

That's why today, we're excited to share that Mike Atwell has joined Notarize as its Enterprise Sales lead for real estate. Mike will spearhead the company's lender sales initiatives, with a focus on our game-changing integration with Ellie Mae's Encompass.

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Title Agents on Notarize Can Complete Their Own Closings in 13 States

Notarize celebrated its fifth birthday on April 20, and despite everything happening in our world today, it was nice to pause and reflect on how far we’ve come.

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Lender RON Readiness: Action Items to Implement Full Online Closings

Some of the nation's largest lenders are hungry for remote solutions that streamline the loan fulfillment process and bring simplicity and convenience to their customers.

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We're Opening the Notarize Platform, Adding 1,000 Notaries

At Notarize, we’ve seen firsthand how the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is throwing the worlds of real estate and notary into crisis. The sacred notarial process – rooted in face-to-face interaction for hundreds of years – cannot function amidst a life-threatening pandemic. Industries that rely upon notaries are grinding to a halt.

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Everything Title Agents Need to Know About Closing Online

Notarize has seen unprecedented demand in light of COVID-19, and like you, we’re still working to understand our rapidly-changing reality. We’ve hired dozens of new teammates and even opened up the platform, but implementing these solutions takes time.

We appreciate your cooperation as we work to build new solutions and connect with you on your Contact Sales inquiries, demo requests, and email correspondence. We promise that we’re doing all we can to respond in a timely fashion.

We understand that many of you are looking to close online as soon as possible. Here is a checklist and some frequently asked questions that address everything title agents need to know about closing online.

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Notarize and Mace Announce eClosing Integration for Encompass Lenders Nationwide

Across years of legislative, regulatory, and product innovation, we’re proud to have made digital real estate closings a reality. Over the last two years, millions of eNotes have been registered with MERS and now, consumers are demanding technology-led home buying experiences for the first time in history.

That's why we couldn't be more excited to partner with Mace that empowers lenders to offer borrowers a seamless eClosing solution via Notarize’s award-winning closing automation platform. 

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Here's What You Need to Know About eRecording Real Estate Documents

If there’s one thing the digital mortgage saves, it’s time. It’s why some of the biggest players in real estate are closing entirely online: Loans are serviced sooner; realtors are paid sooner; signers get their keys sooner; everyone is happier sooner.

The ability to electronically record (eRecord) real property documents makes or breaks the digital mortgage process, but you can’t eRecord without a little help from your mortgage friends.

Here’s everything you need to know about eRecording real estate documents.

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Our Commitment to Community and Continuity During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak

Like millions of you, the Notarize team has been paying close attention to the news surrounding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). In light of recent events, we’ve taken several measures to ensure that we protect the health of our Notarize community and continue to offer a world-class customer experience during these uncertain times.

As the situation evolves, we may update this post accordingly.

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Wisconsin Becomes the First State to Adopt RON in 2020

Prior to this week, 22 states had laws that allowed their notaries to tap into the remote online notarization (RON) marketplace. That means more than 2.2 million notaries nationwide had access to technologies that empowered them to better serve their communities.

The number of RON-approved states now stands 23, as the Wisconsin Senate recently approved Assembly Bill 293 – making the Badger State the first state to pass a RON bill in 2020.

Governor Tony Evers signed the bill on March 2, meaning AB 293 will go into effect for 82,000 Wisconsin notaries beginning June 1, 2020.

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3 Reasons to Visit Notarize at Ellie Mae's Experience Conference

Ellie Mae's Experience conference is just over a month away, and Notarize is a proud Preferred Sponsor of the event. With thousands of the nation's top lenders leveraging Ellie Mae's platform to deliver a unified borrower experience to home buyers across the country, we couldn't be more excited to be part of Experience.

Even though it's our first time at the conference, we're bringing the heat. Here are the top three reasons you should visit our booth (#1113) next month, and take our new Encompass integration for a test drive. 

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