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...

Abstracting, Searching and Land Records Management Class New in 2021

ABSTRACTING, SEARCHING, AND LAND RECORDS MANAGEMENT This is an up-to-date course for County Recorders, Title Abstractors, Title Searchers and all who work with Land Title Records. The course has been updated with Minnesota Law, Title Standards, and case law affecting...

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...

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,...

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...