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electronic signature: From e-docs to e-Signings: paperless closings - 05/02/09 03:00 PM
One of the primary tools of a notary signing agent is a laser printer (and lots of paper). It's how we get the loan documents printed for closings. The method of delivering the documents may vary. Most of the time they are sent to us as email attachments. Sometimes we have to log in to a secure website to download them. Regardless of how we receive the documents, the end result is the same: paper The closing documents must be printed to paper so that the borrowers can sign them. Notary signing agents didn't always require a laser printer to get (9 comments)
electronic signature: eSigning: Mortgage loan closings for the Digital Age - 04/10/09 06:58 AM
During the closing I had last night in Colorado Springs, one of the borrowers asked me, 'What is the advantage to doing it this way?' He was referring to the fact that he, his wife, and I were sitting at their dining room table, viewing the loan documents on my laptop computer. My Palm Treo was tethered to it serving as a modem.
I explained to him the many advantages of an eSigning (electronic closing), although he was able to see for himself once the closing was completed. Imagine being able to sign more than 25 pages of closing documents (0 comments)
electronic signature: The next frontier in loan closings - 01/05/09 06:06 AM
I have witnessed many closings as a notary signing agent, and seen many changes. One of the biggest changes in loan closings is merely the fact that a borrower can do their closing in their own home, or wherever they choose. I'm often told by borrowers that they are amazed that this is possible. They really appreciate it. What they don't appreciate is the amount of paper. Admittedly there are very many documents that the borrower has to sign. I don't mince words when they ask me how long it should take. I tell them to expect to spend around an (4 comments)
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