Montana Becomes Second State to Legalize Online Notarization

The state of Montana just became a technology innovation leader. This month, Montana Governor Steve Bullock signed a bill that will make it legal for a document signed by a person in a remote location to be notarized electronically by a licensed Montana notary public, using a webcam or other audio-visual conference technology. Aside from…

  • By rick

  • 26 May, 2015

NY Times: The E-Notary Public Is Slow to Catch On

When it comes to closing on a mortgage, nothing is final until the notary public says so. Charged with officially affirming the transaction’s legitimacy, notaries apply their legal stamp of approval after verifying the borrower’s identity and willingness to enter into the loan. By necessity, notarization has always been a face-to-face process. And even as mortgage…

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  • 22 May, 2015

NotaryCam closing real estate from anywhere

One recent Monday morning while I was listening to a lecture in Chicago, I received a text from a colleague alerting me that NotaryCam had just helped a Texas couple close on their home. From Africa. A Texas couple was on the cusp of closing a sale on their home, but the husband was in…

  • By rick

  • 13 May, 2015