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One of the questions that people ponder about before signing a mortgage is, what exactly does a notary signing agent do? A notary signing agent’s primary function is to explain to borrowers the documents they are about to sign. Furthermore, they also provide verification of the identity of the person executing the paperwork. There are various education and training that a notary signing agent must complete to gain sufficient knowledge to aid borrowers. The notary signing agents must be well-versed with mortgage documents, and this will also include training on how to properly do a home loan closing.
It is important to find the right professional to do the job, and there are certain factors like location, credentials and fees to be considered before availing the service. There are varies signing services providing exceptional signing services, but one that stands from the rest is Essential Signing Agent Services. The company offers general notary public services dual commissioned notary for Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Loan signing services for real estate. ESAS is also state-approved and commissioned for the state of R.I for Remote online notarization. The company also works with various legal documents as well.
Essential Signing Agent Services was founded in 2016, and it is based in Pawtucket city, Rhode Island.
In conversation with Tara Latimer, Owner of Essential Signing Agent Services
Q. What are the duties of a notary signing agent?
A notary signing agent’s primary function is to make sure that loan documents are correctly signed, and dated, initialed, and notarized on all the correct documents. Furthermore, they also provide verification of the identity of the person executing the paperwork.
Q. What are the factors that influence the charges of a notary signing agent?
The factors that affect pricing are the type of loan singing you are doing. Is it a VIP closing ? Are we providing mobile services? Does the agent have to print the e-docs or pick them up. Distance is also key. Direct jobs pay more signings services tend to pay less.
Q. How do you become a certified notary signing agent?
You have to currently be actively a notary public in your state. You have to take a general notary course, and along with a course for a loan signing agent with the national notary association, and pass an exam. This is done yearly to ensure you are update with you knowledge and skills.
Q. How do you source the right talents to maintain the quality of your services?
AT ESAS, we look for professionals with integrity and the critical need for accuracy, diligence and professionalism.
Q. One of the questions that people ponder about before signing a mortgage is, what exactly does a notary signing agent do?
A notary signing agents’ primary role is to ensure that real estate loan documents are executed by the borrower, notarized, and returned for the processing on time. Completing this critical part of the loan process enables the loan to be funded. Furthermore, they also provide verification of the identity of the person executing the paperwork.
There are various educational standards and training that a notary signing agent must complete to gain sufficient knowledge to aid borrowers. The notary signing agents must have a clear understanding of loan documents in order to aid in the execution of a loan closing process.
Q. Tell us about your mobile services.
ESAS travels to its client’s homes or offices to provide and convenient essential services. ESAS provides regular notary services at hospitals, Nursing Homes, sick and shut-in at home as a way to remain deeply connected to the local community.
Q. What are the additional services you provide apart from notary signing?
Essential Signing Agent Services (ESAS) provides immigration form services, estate planning with attorneys, adoptions. I do oaths over the phone court hearings etc.
Q. How do you market your services?
ESAS receives business from referrals. We are connecting with mortgage lenders, escrow companies, title companies, and signing Services, and Attorneys.
Q. What are your trajectories for the next 5 years?
ESAS will continue to evolve and embrace changes to stay in the 21st century. With technology continue to expand provide services nationwide. Working towards becoming a full servicing signing company nationwide.
Meet the leader behind the success of Essential Signing Agent Services
Tara M. Latimer is the owner of Essential Signing Agent Services (ESAS). Tara founded her company in 2016 and has since directed all of its operations. Tara has over 13 years of experience as a notary public, and became a member of the National Notary Association. To ensure she has best practices of a notary and signing agent in order to keep best practices of laws. Tara prides herself on being professional, prompt, and proficient in the services she provides.
Disclaimer: Tara M. Latimer is not a licensed attorney in the State of Rhode Island, nor does she give legal advice or draft legal documents.