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5 Mortgage Technology Changes Every Industry Leader Needs to Know

Mortgage technology is evolving, and there’s no better display of potential and promise than the annual Digital Mortgage Conference.

We spent two days in Las Vegas taking in the sights and sounds of an industry under renovation. There were compelling speakers, thoughtful demonstrations, and an overwhelming excitement about the days ahead. We even left with a pretty cool souvenir. 

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Traveling with Children? Why You'll Need a Notarized Child Travel Consent Form

Whether you’re a parent, relative, or family friend traveling with a child, there’s a growing need for a notarized child travel consent form before heading out on a trip. Sadly, many children have fallen victim to abduction, kidnapping, or trafficking, increasing the need for documentation around travel and minors.

Before you head out on your trip with your kids, get to know the child travel consent form and what you'll need to complete it.

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Notarize Wins Inaugural LendingTree Innovation Challenge at Digital Mortgage Conference 2018

Notarize began with the goal of making the notary process simpler. We built Notarize for Mortgage to provide the missing link in the complete digital mortgage experience, and our peers rewarded us with ”Best in Show” at Digital Mortgage Conference 2017.

But we didn’t see the award as the end of our journey. We saw it as just the beginning.

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Notarizing a Lease Guarantor Form: What to Know Before Signing

You just found the rental apartment of your dreams. But conventional rental rules call for tenants to make 40 times the monthly rental rate to determine affordability.

If you don’t make the salary requirements for your dream rental home, you have another option: getting a lease guarantor. Here are a few things to keep in mind before you execute a lease guarantor form.

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Notarizing a DS-3053: What You Need to Know about Minors and Passports

You’ve selected a city for your big international trip. The kids are ecstatic to explore a new country next year. But you forgot the one thing that stands between you and your big trip abroad.

Your kids don’t have a passport (yet).

If you’re a guardian or parent, you’ll need to get a notarized DS-3053, which can unlock a whole new world for your children. Here’s what you need to know about notarizing a DS-3053.

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5 Essential Digital Mortgage Conference Sessions to Attend

The buzz around mortgage tech continues to intensify, and there’s no greater example of growing intrigue and excitement than Digital Mortgage Conference. Each year, the event brings together more than 1,500 technology and strategy executives, investors, product managers, entrepreneurs, and other industry participants to witness and discuss the future of digital mortgage technology.

Digital Mortgage Conference 2018 will occur September 17-18 at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, and we expect this conference to be the best one yet.

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4 Types of Power of Attorney You May Need to Get Notarized

Do you have a power of attorney form? Need to get it notarized? Consumers may need to notarize a power of attorney (POA) to designate someone to act on their behalf in the event that they’re not able to. Similarly, businesses may execute POAs as part of their business model, as is the case with auto insurers, wealth managers, or construction companies for example.

Whatever the POA case your situation calls for, you’ll need to get familiar with these four common types of power of attorney to ensure you execute the correct one.

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Announcing Notarize for ResWare: Reimagining Workflow for Title Agents


If you’re a title agent, there’s a chance you rely heavily on ResWare® for more productive, efficient, and adaptable title executions. And if you’re a title agent, there’s a chance you find handling notarized documents anything but efficient. 

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The Quintessential Mortgage Application Checklist for First-Time Homeowners

You’re one step closer to closing on the home of your dreams. Before you take out your loan, you’ll need to file an application. But which documents will you need at the time of application?

Be sure to keep this mortgage application checklist of documents close at hand when you apply.

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10 Essential Questions to Ask Your Mortgage Lender Before Applying for a Loan

The decision to purchase your dream home is one of the most important decisions you’ll make in your lifetime. But the process that follows is anything but straightforward. There are so many nuances involved in the purchase process that you’ll need to get familiar with before you can hang up the sold sign in the front yard.

One of the first steps in the process for you, the homebuyer, is to apply for a mortgage. Before you go through the application process for a mortgage, here are ten essential questions to ask your mortgage lender.

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