Loan Signing Home Study Course $39
You are already a California notary public – why not become a certified notary signing agent and earn more money?
Study at your own pace.
The course will prepare you to understand what you really need to as a notary signing agent with samples of loan documents.
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Questions & Answers
What do I get after paying $39?
You will get all of the following:
1. The Home Study Notary Signing Agent book
2. The Official Notary Public Journal click here
3. Enlist in our notary search free click here
4. Email support 7 days a week click here
5. Participate in our forum click here
What does the Notary Signing Agent Home Study Course consists of?
The notary signing agent home study course is written for all notaries that decide to become notary signing agents. The book teaches you all the steps you need to know in order to work as a notary signing agent.
What is a notary signing agent?
A notary signing agent is a notary public who specializes in handling and notarizing loan papers.
As a California notary public what are the benefits in becoming a notary signing agent?
As a notary public you will have more benefits because you will be preparing to work with mortgage or title companies in assisting to close real-estate loans.
How long will it take me to study to become a certified notary signing agent?
That question depends on you; you can study the book in one day or over a longer period if you wish.
This Home study course includes the certification exam?
No, the Loan signing certification exam is paid separate, after log in please click your state and look for the Certification Exam. Click here
How can I pay for this home study course?
You can pay with any credit card, Paypal, check or money order.
If I send a check or money order will it cost me more? Where do I have to send it? NO, if you pay by check or money order you will pay the same 39 dollars. You have to send it to: P.O. Box 793 Loma Linda, California 92354. In a piece of paper write your name and mailing address. After processing your registration, we will send you the Home Study Course by priority mail within 2-4 business days. No extra payment is required for Shipping and handling.
Is my credit card transaction secure when I register online?
Yes, Notarystudy.com uses a secure transaction system using SSL and encryption technology. Notarystudy.com does not retain your credit card information after your registration has been completed. We currently accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover cards.
Can my company pay for this home study course? Yes, your company can pay for this home study course, or any friend or family member can pay for this course, as long as the registration form is in your name. The certificate of completion will show the name given on the registration form.
Why is it important to be certified?
It is important because notaries who are certified have an advantage over notaries who are not. Companies prefer notaries with the highest training and skills.
Do I need a license to become a notary signing agent?
You need to be a notary public, but you don’t need any special license to become a notary signing agent. We recommend taking the course because you will be trained for the loan signing process.
I am not a notary public yet. Can I take the home notary signing agent course first?
Yes, you can take the course, but in order to work as a notary signing agent you must be first a notary public. Therefore, we recommend becoming a notary public first.
Does Notarystudy.com offer a certification exam?
Yes, click on your state and look for the loan signing agent certification exam. Click here
I want to be included on your notary search list, what do I have to do?
Please click here for more information.
I have further questions, how can I contact you?
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Becoming a Notary Public
Notary Public Definition
5 Characteristics of a Notary Public
Term of Office
Jurisdiction of a Notary Public
Notary Public Bonds
Errors and Omissions Insurance
Chapter 2 Notary Acts
Notary Acknowledgment Responsibilities
Providing Certified Copies of Power of Attorney
Chapter 3 Identification of the Signer
Credible Identifying Witness
One Credible Identifying Witness
Two Credible Identifying Witnesses
Chapter 4 Notary Practice
Seal Purchase or Replacement
Shape of the Seal
Sample of a Notary Seal
Notarization of Deeds, Quitclaim Deeds, or Deed of Trust
Sample Deed of Trust Journal entry using 2 Credible Witnesses
Surrendering the Journal to an Employer upon Termination of Employment
Photocopies of Lines Items
Employer Examinations of Journals
Notary Fees, Fines and Penalties
Essential Information for a Notary
Notary Refusal of Service
Notarization of Minors
Unauthorized Practices of Law
Documents in Other Languages
Description of a Notary Signing Agent
Overall Duties of Notary Signing Agents
Becoming a Notary Signing Agent
Injury and Damages
Chapter 6 Working for Loan Signing Companies or Working Directly with Lenders
Employment with Loan Signing Company
Working Directly with Lenders
Independent Contractor Agreement
Sample Independent Contractor Agreement
Personal Business Cards
Locating Mortgage and Title Companies
Creating a Website
Advertising on the Web
Notarystudy.com Sample Search
Drawn Sample Registration
Chapter 7 Mortgage Loans
What is a Mortgage?
Types of Mortgages
Obtaining a Mortgage
Analyzing Borrower Information
Market Value of the Property
Chapter 8 Description of a Loan Signing Agent’s Activities
Lenders Looking for notary Signing Agents
Receiving the Assignment
Sample Assignment Form
Email, Fax or Download it
Pick Up Documents
Delivery to the Borrower
Contacting the Borrower
Should I Save all Documents or Write Down the List of Documents I Received?
Chapter 9 Important Information to Discuss When Contacting the Borrower
Verify Borrower’s Name
Comply with Lender’s Instructions
Confirm the Signing Location and Time
Verify Borrower’s Phone Number
Ask the Borrower to Have an ID
Borrower Does Not have and ID
Questions Relate to the Loan
Borrower Received Documents
Preparing the Documents Package to Be Signed
Maintain Same Order of Documents
Use Sticky Notes for Places to Be Signed and Initials
Verify All Documents are Complete
Blank Spaces and Type Errors
Review the Three Days’ Right to Cancel Document
Verify Lender’s Instructions
Verify Signing Location an Arrive On Time
Chapter 10 Step by Step What to Do When the Signing Agent Meets the Borrower
Using Time Wisely
Arriving at the Signing Location
Meeting the Borrower
Look for Appropriate Place for the Signings to take Place
Identifying the Signer(s)
Collecting Photocopies, check, etc
Show All Documents to Be Signed
Sample Journal Entries
Signing the Documents
Should a Notary Signing Agent Advise the Borrower?
Reviewing All Documents
What If the Borrower does Not Want to Sign?
What to do if Mistakes Were Made?
Chapter 11 Returning Documents
Invoicing the Lender
Keeping Track of Invoices
Computer or Notebook
The Use of Folders
Chapter 12 Mortgage Documents
Sample Settlement Statement
Affidavit of Occupancy
Sample Affidavit of Occupancy
Deed of Trust
Sample Deed of Trust
Notice of Right to Cancel
Sample Notice of Right to Cancel
The Truth in Lending Disclosure
Sample Truth in Lending Disclosure Statement
W9 Tax Form
Sample W9 Tax Form
Housing Financial discrimination Act
Sample Housing Financial Discrimination Act
Requested Copy of Transcript of Tax Form 4506
Sample Tax form 4506
The Uniform Residential Loan Application Form 1003
Sample Uniform Residential Loan Application
Sample Signature Certification/Affidavit
Sample Settlement Agent Closing Instructions, Escrow Closing
Sample Provider of Settlement Service Disclosure
Sample Document correction Agreement
Practice Exam and Answer Key
Companies Seeking to Hire Notary Signing Agents
Notary Public Offices By State