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Andrew Macdougall

Andrew Macdougall

Andrew is a journalist and content marketing manager at Notarize.

A Peek Inside the US Economy: Here’s What Americans Notarized in 2020

More than 1.25 billion documents are notarized in the US each year, and each one is a milestone moment of opportunity and success – perhaps the birth of a small business, or a young couple buying their first home.

In 2020, each notary stamp was the story of people and businesses championing adversity and moving forward at a time when so much of life stood still. If you’re curious about people’s priorities during a global pandemic, look no further than notarizations – a bellwether of our economy and steward of life’s most important moments.

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How Champion Title Made Early eClosing Investments The New Normal

Bill Reilly always has one eye on the future. As the Founder of Champion Title & Settlements headquartered in Northern Virginia, his foresight has been crucial to Champion’s success for two reasons: it helps Champion Title continuously exceed the expectations of its customers, and it maintains the company’s status as a leader in the highly-competitive settlement space.

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RON vs. RIN: What's the Difference?

This article originally appeared in the August 2020 edition of Mortgage Banker Magazine, which can be found here.

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Notarize, Trust & Will Partner to Launch First eWill in Florida

Notarize, the leading platform for legally signing and notarizing documents online, and Trust & Will, the leader in online estate planning in the U.S., today completed the first electronic Will (eWill) in the state of Florida, one year after completing the first eWill in U.S. history.
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Notarize Unveils “Buy Now” Pricing Plans for Title Agents

You know your business better than anyone, and when you’re ready to implement change, the last thing you want to do is wait.

At Notarize, we’re committed to giving your organization a seamless onboarding experience that delights your customers and keeps your business moving forward. That’s why today, we unveiled a “Buy Now” feature on our title pricing page, empowering title agencies to select their pricing plan with the click of a button – all without talking to our Sales team.

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Notarize and Stripe Partner to Keep Notaries Working, Remotely and Safely, from Home

Today, we announced a new partnership with leading payments platform Stripe to empower notaries with the ability to work online and receive almost instantaneous payment for the notarizations they have completed.

By integrating with Stripe Connect, a platform that powers marketplaces by accepting payments from customers and paying out to service providers, Notarize can pay notaries on the same day they perform notarization services.

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Missouri and Hawaii Pass Remote Online Notarization Bills

Remote online notarization (RON) has become an essential service during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, allowing thousands of notaries and millions of their customers to conduct business as usual while prioritizing their health and safety.

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How to Get Started with Notarize for Business

Changing your workflow isn't always easy, but here at Notarize, we're proud to offer a product that makes it easier for our business partners to access and use remote solutions.

Recently, we launched Notarize Academy for Business – product training courses that will teach you the ins and outs of the Notarize platform. As a compliment to the new Academy training, here are several actions and insights around remote online notarization and how to get started.

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Notarize and Title365 Join Forces to Offer Online Closing Solutions

Today, Notarize is proud to announce a new partnership with Title365®, a Xome Company®, that extends its online closing platform to new closing agents nationwide. The companies will partner on hybrid and fully digital residential real estate closings, empowering Title365 to grow its digital mortgage experience for signers in multiple states in lockstep with the changing market.

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Notarize Experiences 400% Growth in 90 Days

Platform sets RON standard and surpasses 100,000 digital real estate closings after securing $35 million in Series C funding in March to provide secure transaction liquidity

Today, we announce a $35 million new round of funding in March, bringing total funding to date to $82 million. The Series C round was led by real-estate focused venture capital firm Camber Creek, Boston-based Polaris Partners, and other existing strategic investors, and has helped Notarize quickly scale to meet unprecedented demand over the last three months. 

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