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Property Records Industry Association and GIS

Property Records Industry Association and GIS

The Property Records Industry Association (PRIA) has released its latest whitepaper on GIS and Land Records Integration. Although Geographic Information System (GIS) is a relatively new tool for anyone interested in land records, the recording of property records has...

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The Life Skills Gap

The Life Skills Gap

I have always been concerned about what and how we help learners. Do we teach them "by the book," using specific outlines that are given, or do we consider real life situations when providing educational training. I've always thought there was a gap. A young niece of...

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E-notarization vs. Distance E-notarization

E-notarization vs. Distance E-notarization

E-Notarization has been here for some time. Effective July 1, 2006, the Minnesota Legislature enacted electronic notary legislation pursuant to Minnesota Statutes 358 and 359, allowing electronic notarization to be applied to a document so that the document can be...

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Don’t Believe Those Online e-Notarize Ads

In Minnesota and other states, electronic notarization (e-Notarization) is moving fast. But DO NOT BELIEVE THE ADS. It is complicated. Each state has its own laws, rules, and especially its own legal terminology. In Minnesota, a notary may perform electronic notarial...

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CFPB Announces New HMDA Tool

CFPB Regulatory Implementation Team Consumer Financial Protection Bureau The Bureau is pleased to announce the launch of the HMDA Check Digit Tool and Rate Spread Calculator. The CFPB provides the new Rate Spread Calculator for use with data collected in or after...

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