What is a Mobile Notary, Loan Signing Agent?
How Can I Get More Mobile Notary Business? - How Can I Increase my Notary Signing Agent Clientele? - Where Can I Find Sample Notary Signing Agent Letters?
A Notary Signing Agent is a Notary Public that has further training to assist a Lender, Escrow or Title company with the proper execution of their loan package. NSAs are heavily sought after to make the loan singing process more convenient for their clients. This has become a spectacular income opportunity for the entrepreneur looking for part time income as well as a full time Mobile Notary career. Loan Signing Agent duties include briefly describing the general purpose of each loan document & guiding borrower's where to find answers to their questions within the docs. More importantly the Notary Signing Agent is responsible for ensuring every document is signed, initialed and dated as indicated and that all applicable documents are properly Notarized. The NSA is also responsible for collecting any funds due as well as shipping the completed loan documents back to the client.
How do I Get Started as a Mobile Notary, Loan Signing Agent? Do I Have to Take a Class to Become a Notary Signing Agent?
First and foremost, you need to be commissioned as a Notary Public in your state. You will find more information on the Secretary of State, Notary Division links on the Notary Resources page
. Assuming you are already a Notary, you do not need to take a class to start performing Notary Loan Closings but you do need to understand everything that is involved with the Mobile Notary business. You will find all the Mobile Notary training you need to start and successfully run a Mobile Notary, Loan Signing Agent business in The Notary Book
. Everything from Mobile Notary start-up needs, how to review each loan document, NSA budgeting, what to expect as a Notary Signing Agent, getting as many Notary Signing Agent clients as possible (and much more Mobile Notary Secrets, Tips & Training) is included in The Notary Book
This is the most frequently asked question and for good reason. Many Mobile Notaries get discouraged because they do not have enough clients to maintain the work flow and income they desire. Others can get new Signing Agent clients to call them but they struggle to keep them calling regularly. With a well rounded and properly executed Mobile Notary marketing plan you can achieve any level us success you desire. These secrets and tips as well as sample Notary Signing Agent marketing letters are included in The Mobile Notary Book.
How Do I Successfully Collect Notary Signing Agent Payments Due to Me? - What do I Do if My Mobile Notary Client Does Not Pay Me?
If you are in the Notary Signing Agent business long enough, you will run across some payment issues. If you are choosy with you you work for you will minimize this problems. If you end up having a payment issue, you should have a step by step Mobile Notary collection plan including collection letters. In The Mobile Notary Book
, you will find detailed Mobile Notary training and plan of attack including sample Signing Agent collection letters to make these challenges as painless as possible.
How Much Money Does a Mobile Notary Make? What is the Average Fee Paid to a Notary Signing Agent?
The fee paid to a NSA depends on who hires them. Whereas many Lenders, Escrow and Title companies may pay a Mobile Notary $100 to $200+ for a closing, most Mobile Signing Agents will get a good percentage of their work from Notary Signing Services. These Notary coordination services are basically a middle man that Escrow will hire to locate a Notary Signing Agent for them. The Signing Service will take a cut and generally pay the notary between $50 to $100+ depending on many factors.
That being said, a Notary Signing Agent's income will vary by area or choice. In some areas, Signing Agents can command much higher fees than others. Also, some Mobile Notaries only desire a
part time income while others strive to make as much as possible. Depending on your area and how you market yourself, a full time Notary Signing Agent can make a very good income. There are many full time Mobile Notaries that perform 50 to upwards of 75 signings a month. Using an average Notary Signing Agent fee of $100 per closing and you can see the income potential as a NSA. If you market yourself correctly you will also do other Notary work for individuals, attorneys, hospitals etc between your loan closings. This is why many people have chosen to pursue a career as a Mobile Notary Signing Agent and why I have chosen to help people maximize their careers using the training, secrets and tips found in The Mobile Notary Book
What are Some Other Ways Mobile Notaries can Make Money Other Than Loan Closings? What are Other Money Making Avenues/Ideas For a Notary Public?
There are many opportunities for a Mobile Notary to make money in between Notary Loan Closings. If you have marketed your website well in your local area you should get calls to assist individuals with the notarization of their personal papers. Often times people cannot or choose not to travel to see a Notary. In addition, you can market your Mobile Notary services to hospitals, nursing and retirement homes. There should be a patient advocate or patient relations rep you can speak with. There is also a wealth of opportunity marketing your Signing Agent services to Attorneys that may have you visit their clients in office or at their home. There are also opportunities to notarize documents for auto transfer, out of state auto purchases, jails, debt settlement agencies, local businesses that need regular items notarized as well as opportunities to work as a Trusted Enrollment Agent.
How do I Become More Familiar With The Loan Documents I Will See as a Signing Agent? What's the Best Way to Present Loan Documents as a Mobile Notary?
The best way for a Notary Signing Agent to become familiar with loan documents is to look at the set of docs from you last loan or borrow a set from a family member. That being said, you do not want to say more than you should when presenting the loan documents as a NSA. There is a certain way a Mobile Signing Agent should present loan documents that allows the signer to quickly understand the basic meaning of a document and feel comfortable about signing it and moving on to the next. Detailed Notary Signing Agent training including explanation of each loan document as well as an explanation of how to best present each loan document as a Mobile Loan Closer is available in The Mobile Notary Book
How Do I Get My Mobile Notary Clients (Escrow, Title, Lenders, Signing Services) to Call Me First? How Do I Get My Signing Agent Clients Keep Calling Me Back?
Getting a client as a Mobile Signing Agent is often not difficult but keeping your client is a often more challenging if you don't know how to keep them happy. Your goal should be to make your Mobile Notary coverage area synonymous with your name. In other words when a Notary client is looking for a Mobile Signing Agent within your area, your name should come to mind before any others. Your Mobile Notary clients should appreciate your Notary expertise, professionalism, promptness and attitude so much that they are actually disappointed when you are not available to cover their closing. Your Loan Signing Agent clients should see you as the one that they can assign to the order and never have to worry once about the Notary loan closing going off without a hitch. The Signing Agent secrets in The Mobile Notary Book
will help you rise to the top of your client lists.
How Can I Complete More Notary Loan Closings In a Day and Make More Money as a Notary Signing Agent?
As a Mobile Notary, you not only want to make as much money as you can on each loan closing, you need make the best use of your time as well. Once you have a good number of clients, your Signing Agent income is only limited by the number of hours in the day. That means you need to learn how to streamline every step of your Mobile Notary business so that you can fit more appointments into your day with as little effort as possible. Notary tips on preparation, scheduling and loan signing execution found in The Mobile Notary Book
will help you make every hour of your Mobile Notary career as productive and profitable as possible. There are also tips on decreasing your overhead as a Mobile Notary so you keep more of your hard earned Notary Signing Agent dollars.