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Click HERE for course descriptions for the following individual courses: Principles of Closing – Minnesota Closing Agent Pre-license course Principles of Abstracting (National Edition) Principles of Abstracting (Minnesota/Midwest Edition ) Title Exam for Title...

Minnesota Closing Academy – LIVE course December 5, 2020 From Notary to Notable!

With the greatest of pleasure, I am thrilled to report that on December 5th, Instructor, Brenda Colston, will be teaching a LIVE “HOW TO BECOME A SUCCESSFUL CLOSING AGENT.”  Information below: This is an amazing class and an opportunity to learn from the...

KEY TO A SMOOTH CLOSING

There are a number of  newly licensed closing agents out there, and I often get questions on how to make a good impression with a smooth closing. So here are my tips.  Remember, everyone in a mortgage closing wants a smooth signing. Mistakes, no matter how small, can...

Remote Ink-Signed Notary or RIN – What You Need to Know in Minnesota

The Minnesota Legislature passed legislation permitting video conferencing to satisfy the requirement to appear personally before a notarial officer for certain conveyances. The bill has been signed, and is set to expire Jan. 6, 2021, unless renewed under an...

Minnesota Passes Temporary Remote Ink-signed Notarization (RIN) Law for Closers

On October 15th, 2020 the MN House and Senate passed House File 15 allowing Remote Ink-signed Notarization. Generally that means a Notary can send documents to the signer/s and make an appointment to Identify the signers with appropriate ID on the screen and audio,...

Remote Ink Signed Notarization in MN Legislature

New bill for Closers, introduced in the MN Legislature on July 20th entitled “REAL ESTATE DOCUMENT NOTARIZATION; APPEARANCE BY VIDEO AUTHORIZATION DURING PEACETIME PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY.” This important bill for Closing Agents was introduced by the MN land Title...

“Modernized Land Records Part 1 – Land Records and GIS Overview” by PRIA

I just attended a PRIA session on Geographic Information Systems.  It was an excellent session.  My key take-aways were a look at our future and the future of land records:  current, accurate, connected. Easy and fun for users. An excellent presentation by a Wisconsin...