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...

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...

Governor Asked for Executive Order for Remote Ink-signed Notarization Closings

The Minnesota Legislature approved Remote Online Notarization last year. The law has not yet been implemented, generally due to the inability for lenders, title insurers and county recorders/registrars to get on the same page with the technology. And there are some...