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There has been a major SURGE in the signing of Affidavits of Residence in the past few days. Call NOW before school starts Greenville County!
Detail of Assignments completed on the Week of Sunday, February 5, 2017 – Saturday, February 11, 2017.
Often, I receive emails from different people regarding what we CAN and CANNOT do as Notaries Public here in South Carolina. As it is a given, we are not attorneys, however, as a Notary Public Signing Agent, companies rely on me to complete additional duties that are NOT synonymous with being an attorney. Some question whether we work in the capacity of a….
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There are many companies all over the country that hire Notaries Public to perform various functions, not exclusive to notarizing signatures on paperwork. Companies look at Notaries as professionals when it comes to providing document services and making sure documents are signed correctly. That’s not to say that a Notary will not mess up.
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Notary service for those who are sick and/or shut-in is a delicate process. Today’s signing was no different from the others we’ve seen where signers are unable to leave their home, an assisted living facility or hospital bed in order to have their signatures notarized on items. Another issue for those signing may be mobility,
With five boys in tow in the early evening, getting ‘Picture Day’ haircuts accomplished can appear quite difficult. A signer who previously called for notary service was ready to appear and pen all 9 of her signatures for her documents in front of a notary public.
Shortly after the monthly FemCity Greenville Breakfast Gathering at Seasons Cafe and Catering, 1054 E. Butler Road, three signers who’d penned letters to turn in to a third party, appeared before the notary to sign them and have each of their signatures notarized.
Saturday night is LIVE AND POPPING in Downtown, Greenville! So much so that the streets are crowded with people and the traffic, at an almost stand still. That doesn’t prevent the notary from getting the job done, however. A signing originally scheduled for Spill the Beans coffee-house was diverted to where our signers on a
When to the call rang into the GreenvilleNotary.com lines, we weren’t prepared for what was about to happen. Usually for Seller, Buyer and Refinance transactions documents are emailed to the signing agent conducting the oversight for the transaction. In the case of Refinance transactions, it may not be until a few hours before the signing is
“Can’t let the rain stop the show.” This holds true especially dealing with parties who are in two separate locations meeting up together in a mutual city in order to sign prepared documents. A couple from out-of-states, yes, I said ‘states’, came together in Greenville, South Carolina to complete their final Divorce Decree documentation
While on the way from Woodruff South Carolina and traveling on Hwy 101 toward the Super 8 Motel located on the same, a local Greer resident called into the GreenvilleNotary.com lines regarding a form needing notarization due to the fact that their daughter was a traveling minor and would not be accompanied by both parents.
“Just so you know, a notary public has a duty and obligation to NEVER sign a document that is not completed…” A quiet and quick two-document signing took place on the afternoon of Sunday, April 24, 2016. During the busy hubbub of what is Downtown Greenville, South Carolina now that the warm weather is among
Today, we say, ‘Thank you’ to the family member who traveled the wee hours of the morning to have their loved one’s paperwork taken care of.” On the morning of Friday, April 22, 2016, an out-of-state resident and their loved one who lives in Greenville, South Carolina, sat early to meet with the notary before
The signer of a (and this was the name) Notarized Power of Attorney met with GreenvilleNotary.com Owner Sonita M. Leak on the afternoon of Sunday, April 10, 2016. Fearing not being able to find a notary public on the weekend, the caller phoned our notary service earlier in the morning in the hopes that at
“Why a notary public? Why can’t I just go to the bank?” A Very Important Person in the eyes of Seminole Signing Services needed assistance with their Refinance Oversight for an out-of-state property. The last time we worked with Seminole Signing Services was in early 2015 for a Reverse Mortgage Oversight. Thank you to Seminole
“Usually Affidavits of Residence are signed closer to the beginning of the school year.” The beginning of the school year is usually when the flood of them come in, however, an Affidavit of Residence can show up at our doorstep at any time. This is what occurred on this morning of Monday, March 7, 2016.
A Very Important Document was previously signed by a local resident, however, they did not realized that their signatures required notarization. Have no fear signer, GreenvilleNotary.com is here. Sign on a Sunday, yes, it’s a given, we do that. But notarize on a document that was already signed? Well, there are additional steps you must
When it comes to finding a notary to go out to clients in the rural areas of the Upstate, we cater to the requesting companies. Do you have a sick and shut-in client that lives in Woodruff, South Carolina or beyond? We may be able to assist. Today’s signer was not sick nor shut-in, however,
A Broker Application Package was completed on behalf of Equity National Title on the evening of Tuesday, March 1, 2016. Because the signer works from sun-up to sun-down, it was more efficient to meet with a notary for the documents after completing their busy day. Why a notary for a simple home loan application? Well,
A local resident close to Woodruff Road in Greenville searched high and low for a notary on Sunday, Valentine’s Day no less. What notary service was open and available? GreenvilleNotary.com, of course! Although it was a very busy day for couples, it is just as important for us to be available for those needing signatures
It was a snowy few hours in Greenville, South Carolina and during that time, a client’s dream of receiving notary service was realized. The signer who appeared before the notary previously had another notary public for the state stamp original documentation. This is a NO NO! It is illegal as a State of South Carolina
‘Twas the day after Christmas, and all through the streets, the Notary was stirring, not missing a beat… On the afternoon of December 26, 2015, a local resident of zip code 29617 in Greenville, South Carolina called our notary line to get a very important document for employment signed. Thanks to a quick response, it was completed
Another customer took advantage of the $5 School Document Discount this week. On the morning of Thursday, August 13, 2015, a local resident, along with the family they are hosting came to our Greenville, South Carolina location to have an Affidavit of Residence notarized. This Affidavit can sometimes be confusing, as it may have the
Thanks to Maverick Signings for sending another auto signing our way! On the afternoon of Thursday,June 25, 2015, Certified Notary Public Signing Agent Sonita M. Leak assisted a local resident for an automobile purchase. Because of the amount of paperwork, companies sometimes look to notaries for oversight of certain transactions. Something as simple as an
Did you know that in the State of South Carolina, when you have documents requiring witness signatures, the notary can act as one of the witnesses? Yes, it’s true! There are some states that require more than two signatures, but here in dear South Carolina, some documents (including, but not limited to Powers of Attorney and Wills),