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Bringing notarization into the 21st Century

Jessica Meher

Jessica Meher

Jessica is VP, Marketing at Notarize.

Notarize Your Absentee Ballot for Free

The 2018 midterm elections are just around the corner. If you can’t make it to the polls on November 6th but still want your voice heard, you’ll need to submit an absentee ballot.

In states such as South Dakota, a notary public must sign and notarize your absentee ballot as a measure of security to confirm your identity.

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Minnesota and Vermont Become Next States to Pass Online Notarization Bills

It’s official: 2018 is the year of online notarization. Following in the footsteps of five progressive states, two new states have chosen to bring the notarial practice into the modern era.

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Notarize Raises $20 Million Series B: How We’re Transforming a Massive Yet Untouched Market

(Today we announced our Series B - a $20M round led by Polaris Partners, Realogy, Lennar, and others. You can read the full announcement here.)

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Online Closings Now Available in 5 Additional States

Not too long ago, the Huetts, a couple located in Illinois, decided it was time to find that perfect vacation home they longed for. A place with white sandy beaches. The sound of the ocean at their doorstep. A sun-filled winter escape. Luckily for them, Barbara Farrell, a long-time Florida resident located thousands of miles away, had just the place.

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Online Notarization Bill Passes in Tennessee

There are many reasons to love Tennessee: the incredible country-music scene, the Great Smoky Mountains, and the delicious southern cooking. And of course, Dollywood.

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Close Home Equity Loans, Online – Announcing Notarize for HELOC Transactions

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Florida Agency Network performs the state’s first ever online eClosing

Long-time Florida resident, Barbara Ferrell, was experiencing the daunting and life-changing moment that so many Americans face – the selling of her home. Just this past winter, she listed for sale her condo in the oceanside community of St. Petersburg, beginning the journey of finding another owner to call it home.

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Announcing Notarize for Purchase Transactions – Now Millions More Can Buy a Home, Online

For decades, the process of buying a home has remained largely unchanged.

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Title Agents, Another Reason to Offer Your Customers Online Notarization: Announcing Live Title Agent Participation

Notarize allows anyone to connect with a notary public online to complete a variety of transactions from a simple notarization to an online mortgage signing [a full eMortgage]. We’re online 24x7 and have a platform that works for every transaction across a range of devices: the web, iOS and recently Android too.

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NASS Adopts Standards for Online Notarization

We’re thrilled to announce that today, the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) officially adopted standards for online notarization. The new standards are a huge step forward – providing clear policy and regulatory guidance for the effective operation and regulation of online notarizations. It puts notarizations conducted online on par with in-person paper notarizations for acceptance by key regulators. The standards are consistent with laws adopted in Virginia, Texas and Nevada, which Notarize helped craft, as well as legislation currently pending in more than nine states with our support.

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