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How to Prepare for Remote Online Notarization in 2020

Remote online notarizations (RON) allow people to get their documents notarized through a notary in an online video meeting. The number states adopting notary laws is growing faster than we could have ever anticipated. As of December 2019, 22 states have passed bills to allow notaries in their state to perform RON transactions.

Before we start 2020, here is a guide to how you can prepare for implementing online closings and remote online notarization in your real estate business next year.

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New Guide: 3 Easy Ways to Identify Real Estate Fraud

Real estate fraud is on the rise. As an industry, it’s on us to combat these growing threats head-on to ensure the integrity of online real estate transactions.

That's why we're proud to announce our latest eBook: 3 Easy Ways to Identify Real Estate Fraud. This free guide uses the latest research and real-life anecdotes to highlight the growing complexities of fraud, the clues that may hint at a fraudulent transaction, and the business processes you can adopt to stop fraud in its tracks.

Below is an excerpt from 3 Easy Ways to Identify Real Estate Fraud. You may access the complete guide here.

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How to Prepare for Remote Online Notarization in 2019

Remote online notarizations allow anyone in any state (except Iowa) to get their documents notarized through a remote notary online, and the number states adopting notary laws is growing faster than we could have ever anticipated.

In 2018, Texas and Nevada began enforcing online notarization laws, and six additional states enacted laws that will allow their notaries to perform remote online notarizations in 2019: Minnesota, Michigan, Tennessee, Ohio, Indiana, and Vermont.

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10 Inspiring Quotes from Leading Mortgage Experts

Digital innovation and adoption are revolutionizing almost every aspect of the mortgage process. Technology is changing how mortgage professionals think, how they communicate, and how they conduct business - if it hasn't already.

Here are 10 inspiring quotes from leading mortgage experts who are driving the industry forward.

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The Future of the Mortgage Industry: MBA Annual Convention 2018

It’s conference season in the real estate industry, bringing professionals from around the country to discuss how new technologies, public policies, and strategies will shape the mortgage landscape.

And no conference is bigger than the Mortgage Bankers Association annual convention, which will take place in Washington, D.C. from October 14-17. Thousands of industry leaders will head to the nation’s capital for what MBA calls its most “Monumental” conference yet.

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