Remote Ink-Signed Notary or RIN was ENDED on March 31, 2021

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 was set to expire Jan. 6, 2021, but was renewed by Executive...

Minnesota Temporary Remote Ink-signed Notarization (RIN) Law ENDED March 31, 2021

The Remote Ink-Signed Notary Act Expired March 30th. Last October the MN House and Senate passed House File 15 allowing Remote Ink-signed Notarization. Generally that mean ta Notary could send documents to the signer/s and make an appointment to Identify the signers...

FAQ How to Complete Your Closing Agent License Application in MN

HOW TO  COMPLETE THE CLOSING AGENT LICENSE APPLICATION FORMS TIP: READ ALL THE INSTRUCTIONS BELOW BEFORE YOU BEGIN THE APPLICATION! APPLY ONLINE: Go to https://pulseportal.com/ > MN Department of Commerce > Select a Board (Real Estate) > Licensing Services...

FAQ -Abstracting, Searching and Land Records Management Class

ABSTRACTING, SEARCHING, AND LAND RECORDS MANAGEMENT This course for County Recorders, Title Abstractors, Title Searchers and all who work with abstracting, searching and posting land title records. The course has been updated with Minnesota laws, Bar Association Title...

Remote Ink-Signed Notarization, a Virtual Solution to a Covid-19 Problem

  The Minnesota Governor passed an Executive Order allowing Remote Ink-signed Notarization (RIN) during the Covid-19 pandemic. The law allows a notary to virtually witness a signature by having the signers provide a photo ID next to their face and state their...

FAQ – Minnesota Closing Academy – How to Develop and Become a Successful Closing Agent

Brenda Colston mentors Professional Closers though her online course “The Minnesota Closing Academy.”  In this course you will learn: How do I get started in Minnesota as a Licensed Closing Agent? What are the costs of starting the business? What equipment...