Experienced Certified Mortgage Notary Signing Agent/Mobile Notary that goes to your client for all their loan or property sale/purchase paperwork. Serving Southwest Florida. http://yourswflnotary.com
Get to know Ronald Gillis
Full service mobile notary & witness mortgage notary signing agent (we are not a Signing Service or notary supply & service Company), that services all your mobile notary needs including notarizing:
Wills Trusts Deeds (including Quit Claim, Deed of Trust, Grant Deed, etc.) Vehicle Identification Number Verifications (VIN Verifications) All Acknowledgments All Jurats Certified copies (except official records) Remote oaths (for appearing in court telephonically) Authorizations allowing minors to get tattoos (Usually an Acknowledgment) Power of Attorney Concealed Weapons Permits Independent Safe Deposit Box Drilling Verification and Weddings (Weddings only - no wedding planning)
We charge the state allowed $10 per notarization (except weddings where we charge the allowed $30) plus travel. Travel fees range anywhere from $10 in Port Charlotte, to $155 to go to Marco Island (186 miles round trip). To go beyond that, we would have to compute charges, which would be based on Mapquest mileage computations. We are open for business 24/7, but our regular office hours are Monday through Friday 9AM to 7PM, and Saturday 9AM to 5PM. Also, we do have a community service program for reduced / free services to many patients or residents only who are in a medical facility in the Bradenton, Sarasota, Venice, Port Charlotte, Cape Coral and Fort Myers areas. Please contact us for qualifications, details and availability.
For witness loan signings, we will work with title (including escrow, abstract, and settlement) companies, signing companies, mortgage brokers, lenders and the individual borrowers themselves. (Remember, you have the right to choose not only your title company, but also your Certified Background Screened Notary Signing Agent) Short notice signings are welcome, but are dependent on our schedule availability. Loan signing experience including refinancingVA FHA Regular Refinances Reverse Mortgages - both Home Equity Conversion Mortgages (HECM) and Jumbo (My specialty) Reverse Mortgage Applications (usually no notarizations needed) Home Equity Line Of Credit - HELOC Lines Of Credit - LOC Piggy-back Loans (Refinance + 2nd Loan) Commercial Loans Construction Loans Investment home / property loans Split signings (one party here, other in different location or even state) Mail aways and Property Sales / Purchases - either or both of the two parties
American Society of Notaries, (since 2006) National Notary Association, (since 2005) Police Benevolent Association - Southwest Florida Chapter (Retired) (since 1988) Sarasota Area Chamber of Commerce, (since 2006 - 2007) Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce, (since 2005) BNI Suncoast Venitians Chapter in Venice, (2006 - 2008) Executive Network of Charlotte County, (2005 - 2008) Open Network of Venice, (since 2007), Open Network of Bradenton, (since 2007), and Open Network of Sarasota (since 2007) (Each are part of the Open Network Group)
Notary Public, State of Florida since 1989 (License expires 11/12/2014) and previous eNotary (Electronic Notarizations). Member of the following organizations:
Manatee, Sarasota, Charlotte, Desoto, Lee, and Collier.
Former member (from 1988 to 2004) Associated Public Safety Communications Officials (retired & left organization.) 123notary.com Certified Notary Signing agent as well as NNA Certified Notary Signing Agent with GLBA-compliant Background Screening conducted by LexisNexis through the NNA serving Southwest Florida Counties of:
This includes the cities of Alva, Arcadia, Boca Grande, Bokeelia, Bonita Springs, Bradenton, Cape Coral, Cape Haze, Captiva, Charlotte Harbor, El Jobean, Englewood, Estero, Fort Ogden, Fort Myers / North Forth Myers & Fort Myers Beach, Immokalee, Lake Suzy, Laurel, Lehigh & Lehigh Acres, Long Boat Key, Marco Island, Matlatcha, Naples, Nocatee, Nokomis, North Port, Osprey, Pineland, Port Charlotte, Punta Gorda, Rotunda & Rotunda West, St James City, Sanibel, Sarasota, Vanderbuilt, Venice, and Venus. We can also serve depending on my schedule availability, or refer you to someone in some additional surrounding counties such as Hendry, Hardee, Highlands, Glades, Hillsborough, Pasco, Pinellas and Polk. We also have the state required bond insurance as well as E&O (Error & Omissions) insurance coverage to $100,000 through November 12, 2014. Call 941-7-NOTARY (941-766-8279). Loan signing fees negotiable, but vary depending on location (travel), type and number of loan(s) (ie: piggy-back), eDocs, fax-back. Please see my website for more information. http://www.yourswflnotary.com
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I specialize in Reverse Mortgage signings (primarily HECM & Jumbo), as well as the applications for these Reverse Mortgages, but have experience with the following:Regular VA and FHA refinances, Piggy-back first & second, HELOC & LOC's, Commercial loans, Construction loans, and Purchases (one or both parties.) Jurats Acknowledgements
I have also been through the HUD Reverse Mortgage Counseling program, so I am well versed and able to explain the many aspects of Reverse Mortgages to your very special borrower! Notary Public State of Florida since 1989 and Notary Signing Agent since 2005 that has closed over 1000 loans. Certified Notary Signing Agent by 123Notary.com as well as by the National Notary Association (NNA) who also had independent LexisNexis conduct a background screening that is GLBA compliant (Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act) for the protection of your crucial identity information. (When I was working for a local police department, also had clearance by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement [FDLE] to federal, state & county crime information computers - FCIC & NCIC - Florida Crime Information Center & National Crime Information Center, which is part of the Criminal Justice Information Center) I also have experience with the program DoubleTime, used by many Title Companies, as well as access to TheFund used by many attorney's that do title work. I have one inkjet (HP 5550) and three laser printers (HP 1320, HP 4250tn - dual tray & Sharp AL-1655CS which is also a digital scanner & copier) in the office, and two inkjet all-in-one's in my car (HP 1500 and HP 4280) to ensure good quality copies, as well as the capability of sending & receiving faxes while at a signing, as well as last minute or correction documents while at the signing. I have cable Internet connection at my office, and DSL speed wireless connection on my laptop with me at all signings. I can accept most digital docs, including adobe, Desert Docs - Webprint, Digital Docs, DocMagic, Dynamic Dox, Guardian Mortgage (although I have had some troubles with Guardian Docs), MRG Document Technologies, and Swiftview. I can also accept or ship with all major shipping companies USPS [Noon], UPS [4:30], DHL [4:30], and FedEx [5:00](preferred). [Keep in mind my shipment cut-off times listed in square brackets for next day delivery to most of the US] As mentioned above, I am also an eNotary that is registered with the State of Florida as well as the National Notary Association.
While the state of Florida does not require a Notorial Journal, we at Southwest Florida Notaries keep a Journal of all notorial acts, along with right thumbprint for each and every transaction.