Opinion: how digital closings can help with housing affordability

From the White House and Congress to multiple federal agencies, one of the top concerns is housing affordability. Consumers are worried too. About half of U.S. adults (49%) say the availability of affordable housing is a major problem where they live, up…

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RON: The mortgage industry’s Field of Dreams

In August 2021, Major League Baseball made a lot of dreams come true by building a baseball field in a cornfield and then having the Yankees and White Sox play an actual game. Much like Field of Dreams, remote online…

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MISMO RON-Certified Platforms Increase 40 Percent

MISMO®, the real estate finance industry’s standards organization, today announced that 14 technology platforms have now successfully completed MISMO Remote Online Notarization (RON) certification. DocuTech, OneNotary, Pro Notary and SimplySecureSign join 10 previously certified platforms, representing a 40 percent increase in the number…

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Pro Notary Attains MISMO Remote Online Notarization Certification

DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Texas based start-up, Pro Notary LLC, is a unique software development company that specializes in digital signing solutions with focus on Remote Online Notarization (RON). Pro Notary bridges the gap of distance and time for convenient and efficient notarization utilizing a…

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Why Can’t I Just Slap an E-signature on a PDF Note?

With the industry ramping up their use of remote online notarization, emergency video notarization and remote ink-signed notarization for security instruments, the natural question is when will we see new legal authority to make it easier to electronically sign mortgage notes? The…

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