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Notaries Beware of Potential Loan Signing Problems

Sometimes, issues can arise during a loan signing that may affect the outcome of the signing.  When signing a loan, be mindful of the following potential problems and try your best to avoid them: Do not use a name variation […]

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New Mortgage Servicing Rules Proposed

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau recently proposed new mortgage servicing rules. Designed to protect homeowners, the proposal would require servicers to streamline processing loan modification requests, as well as prevent servicers from moving forward on foreclosures until decisions on those […]

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Lenders using notaries and notary publics as signing agents must comply with a new Georgia law effective July 1, 2012

Please be advised that Georgia SB 365 becomes effective July 1, 2012. The law amends Code Section 44-14-13 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated relating to the disbursement of settlement proceeds in the closing of residential real estate transactions. […]

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