Blog by Denise O'Dell, Real Estate Agent/Notary

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Good news for Notary Signing Agents! There may be an increased demand for Notary Signing Agent services because of the new Obama Administration package of incentives to the Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP).  The new program encourages banks and investors to offer permanent reductions i...
"Taste of the Town" will be in Santa Clarita on Sunday, May 2, 1-5 p.m.  Over 30 local restaurants and caterers will be serving all the food you can eat, all the wine and beer you can drink, plus there will be live entertainment and a silent auction.  It's a great way to spend an afternoon and al...
If things aren't bad enough, now homeowners who sign up for the government's mortgage assistance program may end up with lower credit scores -- as much as 100 points!  Borrowers who are facing a default and making their payments on time are finding out later that their credit score is lower; and ...
As a Notary Signing Agent I have performed a lot of loan signings over the past 7 years.  Loan document packages can contain sometimes up to 5-10 documents that need to be notarized by each borrower.  Thus, I have used ditto marks and diagonal lines in my Notary Journal.  I was actually taught by...
Do you know the difference between a "Settlement Agent" and a "Notary Signing Agent?"  According to the National Notary Association, lenders are implementing new rules because some Notary Signing Agents are costing them money and putting their transactions at risk. Eventually NSAs could be faced ...
According to a highway patrolman, if you are driving in the rain with the cruise control on and your car begins to hydro-plane and your tires lose contact with the pavement, your car may accelerate to a higher rate of speed making you take off like an airplane. This warning should be listed on th...
  Written By Regina Brett, 90 years old, of "The Plain Dealer," Cleveland, Ohio: "1. Life isn't fair, but it's still good. 2. When in doubt, just take the next small step. 3. Life is too short to waste time hating anyone. 4. Your job won't take care of you when you are sick. Your friends and fam...
 If You Believe You Can, You Can     If you think you are beaten--you are.     If you think you dare not--you don't.     If you want to win but think you can't,     It is almost a cinch you won't.         If you think you'll lose--you've lost.     For out in the world we find     That success be...
The last 5 years in real estate have been pretty discouraging to say the least.  In the beginning I was so excited.  I did the work, put in the time, spent a whole lot of money, and put a lot of energy into my career as a real estate agent.  I felt like I was a climbing mountain only to slide bac...
This is one of the most interesting and helpful sites I have ever seen.  You can see newspaper headlines from all over the world.  The Newseum displays these daily newspaper front pages in their original, unedited form. Some front pages may contain material that is objectionable to some visitors....

Denise OnullDell

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