If there’s one side hustle that’s generated the most buzz among Side Hustle Nation in the last few years, it would have to be becoming a loan signing agent.
Loan signing agents are mobile Notaries that help with mortgage closings. Doing so, they can earn $75-200 per appointment.
In this post, you’ll learn what it takes to start a mobile Notary business and get a better idea if Mark Wills’ Loan Signing System is right for you. Mark calls this “the best-kept secret in real estate” and is obviously a huge cheerleader for his program.
But does it really work?
Kristin Barker Stauffer, a Loan Signing System student in Phoenix, contributed this post. As a mother of 5, she’s earning around $900 a month with her mobile Notary side hustle. She invited readers to reach out to her via her site if you have any questions.
What is a Mobile Notary?
A Mobile Notary is a Notary Public who travels to your home or office to notarize a specific document or a set of documents.
These documents might include:
- Wills and trusts
- Car titles
- Home loan documents
A Mobile Notary verifies the signer’s identity, watches the signer sign the document, and then signs and stamps the document. It’s very simple, but very important work.
(I’d had documents notarized in the past, but never really knew why or what Notaries actually did besides put a big stamp on my paper.)
What Notaries Do
Let me first answer the question, “why do we need Notaries?”
The purpose of a Notary is to:
- Verify a person’s identity and to ensure they are who they say they are.
- Witness them sign the document(s) that needs to be notarized.
A Notary can be called to court if a document they notarized is in question. The work of a Notary is very important and shouldn’t be taken lightly.
How Much Can You Make as a Mobile Notary Signing Agent?
As a mom of five children ages 4-12, my availability for loan signings is very limited.
With one child still at home, evening activities, and a husband that works full-time, I only do about 8-12 signings per month, and make about $900.
UPDATE: Kristin sent me this picture of her business blowing up to almost $8000 a month in 2020!
One of the perks of being a mobile notary is that there are signing appointments available all day, every day. It’s sometimes frustrating to not be able to accept those appointments because of my other responsibilities, but there are signing agents who do this full-time and make up to $15,000 per month.
Of course, other factors can impact your earnings as well, such as the size of your city and seasonality of the real estate market.
Still, there are Notary Loan Signing Agents all over the country working this business both a side hustle or a full-time profession.
One signing agent in my area is making an average of $8,000/month and she’s only in her third month of full-time business. She got started just over a year ago while working a full-time day job.
Meet an $8000 a Month Mobile Notary
In the video below, fellow Loan Signing System graduate Doug Hoyer shares how he built his mobile notary business to $8000 a month in around a year.
I highly recommend checking it out to hear first-hand what the business is really like.
What are the Requirements to Become a Mobile Notary?
The requirements for becoming a Mobile Notary vary from state to state. Since it wouldn’t make sense to detail out 50+ different sets of requirements here, I’ll let you Google that one on your own:
I’m in Arizona where getting your Notary Public Commission is super easy. For me, the process was:
- Download and complete the application from the Secretary of State website.
- Fill out the application and get it notarized. (job security, right??)
- Send in your application along with a $5,000 Bond ($25) and the application fee of $43.
The Secretary of State will then do a background check. If you pass, you’ll receive your Notary Commission in the mail within a few weeks.
In Arizona, we have a handbook that we review on our own to learn the laws, how to fill out the Notary Log Book, and more.
(Arizona also offers an in-person class once a week to help Notaries learn the laws and ins and outs of being a Notary Public.)
In other states, like California, you have to take a class, pass a test, and have fingerprints taken before you can receive your commission.
Again, before you sign up for Loan Signing System or any training program, double check the requirements in your state.
Mobile Notary Prerequisite Checklist:
- Make sure you meet all of your state’s requirements.
- Take a training course from a state-approved vendor.
- Complete your state’s notary application form.
- Pass the state-administered exam.
- Complete a background check.
- Receive your commission certificate from your state in the mail.
- Get a surety bond.
- File your bond and oath of office with your local county clerk.
- Buy your Notary journal and Notary stamp from a designated vendor.
- Get E&O insurance.
Mobile Notary Business Startup Costs
How much does it cost to start a mobile Notary business? Here are some of the most common startup expenses.
(If you can, put these expenses on a business credit card to maximize rewards and make your accounting easier.)
Getting Your Notary Commission
The costs involved in receiving your Notary Commission also vary from state to state. As mentioned above, it cost me $68 to become a Notary in Arizona ($43 for the application and $25 for the required $5,000).
The process was super inexpensive and took just a few weeks. I could have expedited my application for an additional $25, but instead used that processing time to study up on the loan signing documents (see below).
California, on the other hand, charges $40 for the exam and application, and requires a $15,000 bond which costs $38.
Errors and Omissions Insurance
Most companies you’ll work with as a Notary require at least $100,000 in Errors and Omissions Insurance coverage. This is super important because it protects you against mistakes and possible legal action.
In my state, this costs $104 per year. California’s E&O Insurance for the same policy limit is $156 per year. Other states are well under $100 per year, but you can check with a service like CoverWallet to get a quote.
In any case, make sure to account for this insurance cost in your startup projections.
You can find more information at nationalnotary.org.
A Notary Stamp
This probably doesn’t come as a surprise, but you’ll also need a Notary Stamp. I purchased mine on Amazon for around $15.
The company you order from will send you an email and you reply with your Notary Commission certificate.
A Notary Journal
Most states require a Notary Journal costing $10-$15.
A Notary Journal is the physical log of your work. In it, you’ll record the:
- name, address, and identification information of the person signing the documents
- type of document you’re notarizing
- date of document
- date the document was notarized
- fee you received for the notarization
There are electronic journal options, but I haven’t used any of them yet.
A Laser Printer and Scanner
The most expensive piece of equipment you’ll need to get started is a laser printer with dual trays. This will let you print legal and letter size documents. One with a scanner is preferred.
These range in price, but you only need a basic laser printer which you can buy for $250-400. If you don’t buy a printer with a built-in scanner, you’ll need to purchase a scanner separately.
I ended up purchasing a more expensive color laser printer with scanner so that I would only have one printer for my business and family.
A small but important expense is paper. You’ll need to keep both legal and letter size paper on hand at all times. Shop around in your area and online to find the best prices.
I found that buying letter-sized paper by the case and legal by the ream works out for me, as most documents tend to use less legal paper.
A Bag or Briefcase
You will also need some sort of bag to carry your supplies and loan documents. My husband made a custom bag for me, but there are plenty of inexpensive options available and you may have a bag in your home already.
Just make sure it can hold everything you need while out on a signing, including the documents, your stamp and log book, and a few pens.
National Notary Certification
Many companies you’ll work for will want you to be National Notary Association Certified. The fee is $65 a year, which includes a background check.
Optional (but recommended): A Training Program
And last but not least, the training program that really helped me get started was the Loan Signing System (LSS) Course.
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There are three options, ranging from $197 to $497, which I’ll cover in more detail below.
I know of other signing agents who’ve started without a course, but this was crucial for me. Even the National Notary Association recommends taking a training course:
All in, my total startup costs were about $800. This included everything I needed including getting your LSS certification as well as the printer and associated supplies.
In the video, Doug mentioned a similar initial investment in the $1000 range to get started.
Of course, this will vary based on the specific items you choose to purchase as well as your state.
About the Loan Signing System Course
The Loan Signing System Course is an amazing course to take to become a Notary Loan Signing Agent.
I can’t imagine walking into a loan signing as a Notary without having taken this course. I would be completely lost.
What’s Included in the Course?
This course takes you through each document you’ll find in typical:
- home loan purchases
- HELOCs (home equity lines of credit)
- home sellers packages
- reverse mortgages
The Loan Signing System course includes a set of documents for you to print off and use during the training and to practice on your own. Mark Wills, the creator of the course, explains each document and takes you through an entire closing so that you can see exactly what he does in a signing.
How is the Course Structured?
The course is video-based with PDFs available to read and print for future reference.
The training also contains information about how to get signings once you become a Notary. This includes a list of reputable signing service companies, and how to get signings directly from loan officers and escrow officers.
The course is engaging, so you won’t get bored and fall asleep!
In some of the videos, Mark is doing a live training with a small group of people via a conference call format. I found this helpful as some of the attendees would ask questions allowing him to re-explain common questions and give clarity.
What’s the Most Helpful Part of Loan Signing System?
The entire course is incredibly helpful!
One of the added bonuses of this course is that he goes through an entire signing so that we can see just what he does at a signing. I am a visual and auditory learner, so seeing the documents and having them in my hand as well as watching Mark and hearing him do an entire signing really helped me grasp what I needed to do.
Funny story: I recently refinanced my home and we happened to have a Loan Signing System graduate do our loan signing! She did everything exactly as I do and as Mark taught in the course.
How Much Does the Loan Signing System Course Cost?
There are three pricing options (of course subject to change) with the Loan Signing System Course:
- Fundamental: $197
- Professional: $297
- “Six Figure”: $497
Pro Tip: Use promo code sidehustle for 10% off.
All options include entry into a private Facebook group. This group is fantastic and is full of helpful Notaries that are all LSS certified.
I went with the $297 option, but I would purchase what you can afford. Payment plans are also available. With hard work you will be successful!
This is one training program where it literally only takes a handful of signings to re-coup your investment. Doug noted that it took him a couple months to breakeven on his startup costs.
What’s Disappointing or Over-Hyped About the Course?
The class is everything Mark says it is. One thing he says repeatedly is that you can make $75-200 per appointment. While this is true, it can be misunderstood as per hour because he also talks a lot about completing a signing in 45 minutes.
However, it might be closer to 1.5-2 hours if you include your:
- drive time
- printing time
- scanning docs for “scanbacks” (not always required)
- a trip to FedEx/UPS or the title company to return the documents
That comes out closer to $35-100 per hour. Still, not a bad hourly rate in my opinion.
Pro Tip: Use a mileage tracking app like Hurdlr to make it easy to claim your mileage tax deduction!
The other thing to be aware of is whether you live in an “escrow state” or an “attorney state.” While not impossible, it can be harder to get loan signing agent gigs in attorney states. See below for more details.
Where DOESN’T This Work?
Becoming a mobile Notary loan signing agent is an awesome side hustle, but it doesn’t work well in every state. Here are some of the restrictions I found.
Several states require an attorney to perform loan closings. So unless you’re already a lawyer, you may be out of luck if you live in one of these states.
Information from NationalNotary.org:
- Connecticut – Prohibits out of state attorneys and non-attorney Notaries from conducting closings for most mortgage loans in Connecticut. This excludes home equity lines of credit or other loans secured by real property that do not require the issuance of a title insurance policy.
- Delaware – Requires an attorney admitted to the state bar to be present or involved in the closing of real property transactions.
- Georgia – Requires an attorney admitted to the state bar to be present or involved in the closing of real property transactions.
- Massachusetts – Requires an attorney admitted to the state bar to be present or involved in the closing of real property transactions. A Notary who is employed by a lender may notarize a document in conjunction with the closing of his or her employer’s real estate loans.
- New York – Certain companies providing assignments to signing professionals may choose to only utilize licensed attorneys.
- South Carolina – Requires an attorney admitted to the state bar to be present or involved in the closing of real property transactions.
- South Dakota – Authorities conflict about whether Notary Signing Agents can conduct signings without being an attorney.
- Texas – HELOC loans must be signed and closed in the office of a lender, attorney, or title company.
- Vermont – Requires an attorney admitted to the state bar to be present or involved in the closing of real property transactions.
- West Virginia – Requires an attorney admitted to the state bar to be present or involved in the closing of real property transactions.
According to Loan Signing System, the following states are also “Attorney States,” meaning an attorney may have to perform loan closings:
- New Hampshire
- North Dakota
- Rhode Island
Mark’s advice if you live in one of these states is to check how loan closings typically go down. “Check with your Secretary of State, local attorneys, and your personal counsel to be sure how signings are handled,” Mark says. “It’s possible that you could still assist in the process.”
Other states restrict how much a mobile Notary can make. For example:
- Indiana – “Notaries can charge $10.00 per notarization.”
- Nebraska – “The allowable fee for taking acknowledgement of deeds or other instruments is $5.00.”
- Nevada – Notaries can charge $5 for taking an acknowledgement and $2.50 for each additional signer. The state does allow you to charge travel fees.
- North Carolina – Limits the fees Notaries may charge (to the statutory maximum fees for notarial acts). No other ancillary fees may be charged.
Other State-Specific Restrictions to Be Aware Of
- Indiana – Requires a title insurance license for all closings.
- Maryland – Requires a title insurance license for all closings.
- Minnesota – Requires a closing agent license.
- Virginia – Restricts Notaries from conducting real property signings without an escrow license if they but once handle monies for closing costs.
Of course these rules and regulations are subject to change at any time, so please be sure to do your own due diligence!
Other Loan Signing System Mobile Notary Success Stories
Nick here again. Aside from Doug (in Washington state) and Kristin (in Arizona), I’ve heard from a few other LSS students having success with the program.
First, Brian Schooley, a father of 5, shared his story on The Side Hustle Show podcast. When we recorded in 2018, he was earning $1500 a month, but he occasionally sends me updates via messenger on his progress:
And this one from late 2019 at $6000 in a single month:
You can download the episode with Brian or tune in here:
We also heard from PJ Edwards of Texas in episode 300 of The Side Hustle Show. She was inspired by Brian’s story and said to herself, “Well go ahead, what do I have to lose?”
She went online to the Texas state website and submitted an application to be a notary. It cost $85, and she also paid around $200 for 4 years of liability insurance, and then started working through the Loan Signing System course.
PJ signed up for the signing services given in the course and approached title officers and loan companies to get on their books. Shortly after, she started getting assignments sent to her via text and email.
The first person to respond gets the signing gig, so PJ keeps her phone on her and is quick to respond during the day. When we spoke, she’d done 7 signings that paid between $40-$150 each and had another 5 lined up for the following week.
Occasionally, Mark sends me testimonials from other students who heard about this through Side Hustle Nation:
Do You Need to Take a Course Like Loan Signing System?
Of course not! There’s always a way to figure things out on your own. I view courses as a way to shortcut your learning curve — and that shortcut and mentorship is what you’re paying for.
William, a Side Hustle Nation member in Florida, described his experience:
“I’ve been a mobile notary in Florida for over a year. I recently relocated to an area with tons and tons of construction, and was looking for a way to capitalize on this. Loan closings caught my attention.
“I did listen to episode 286 when I was researching the gig, but didn’t take the course. In Florida, you have to take a free course to get your actual notary certification. That part is easy.
“I took the National Notary Association exam to be NNA-certified for Loan Closings (the only certification that seems to matter). I failed the test the first time, but passed the second time. There’s no extra fee for the retake.
“I looked over all the information I could so I could talk the talk and start looking for gigs. I’ve since done work at multiple levels.”
What are Mobile Notary Loan Signing Appointments Like?
Most of the appointments I do are in borrowers’ homes. Before an appointment, I call the client to confirm the time and location.
Then I print the documents, which I usually received through a platform like SnapDocs. You have to make two sets; one copy to sign and one for the borrower to keep for their records.
When I arrive at the home, everyone has been very welcoming. Most offer me water and we sit down at the kitchen or dining room table.
I get everything I need out of my bag and we get started. I take gentle control of the appointment by asking for their form of ID, and I tell them to sign all of the documents consistently and to make sure dates are clear.
As we go through the stack of paperwork, I briefly explain each document and confirm the necessary information is correct. This includes the interest rate, loan amount, term, address, etc.
I try to keep things light and add a little humor since signing all the documents can get a little boring. Taking the edge off signing a very large loan puts people at ease. Some clients are talkative and we start talking about all kinds of things, while others stick right to business.
Though most appointments have no problems, occasionally there are mistakes or we have a question. This requires a phone call to the escrow officer or another contact. Generally though, appointments are straightforward, streamlined, and done in 45 minutes.
How Do You Get Mobile Notary Signings?
There are two ways to get signings: through signing services, or through industry relationships.
Through Signing Services
The first way is through signing services. These are like big databases of signing agents that title companies use to find notaries. The signing service will take a cut of the total signing fee and the notary will get their fee.
In the video, Doug indicated the signing services have their own internal “rating system” for signing agents. That means it’s super important to be prompt and professional so you get more gigs through that signing service.
Once you build up a reputation, you’ll have a consistent stream of work.
The other way to receive signings is directly through loan officers and escrow officers. With this method you receive the full signing fee.
The key to receiving signings through loan officers and escrow officers is by building relationships.
Mark teaches you specifically how to get both kinds of signings in his course.
What Makes for a Successful Mobile Notary?
A successful Mobile Notary is professional and puts building relationships before money. You’ll quickly learn from Mark, the Loan Signing System course, and the LSS family that building relationships with those in the real estate industry is very important to being a successful Notary Loan Signing Agent.
Professionalism is another key component for a successful Mobile Notary. Borrowers are spending a lot of money and the companies that hire you expect professional interactions.
The Notary is likely the person who’ll spend the most time with a client during the home purchase, refinance, or HELOC process. The lenders and title companies want to be represented well.
If you’re ready to proceed with this side hustle, your next steps should be:
- Research how to get your Notary commission in your state.
- Verify how loan signings are completed in your state.
- Join a well-rated training program like Loan Signing System.
- Get to work!
If you have any questions, feel free to reach out via email or visit my site, SigningMentor.com!
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49 thoughts on “How to Become a Mobile Notary and Make Up to $200 Per Appointment”
It is rare for a mobile notary to get more than $75-$100 per signing. $200 is an absurd figure and hasn’t been real for the past four to five years. Yes, I know because I am a mobile notary. This job is also very dangerous for the possibility of CoVid19 transmission. The current guidelines for doing signings through doors and windows are awkward and ridiculous to implement, nearly impossible.
There may soon not even be a mortgage industry in the way that we know it. There was no relief for the mortgage industry in the $2 trillion stimulus package. If people cannot make their mortgage payments, the whole mortgage finance system will collapse in about two or three months. So do not become a mobile notary right now. For folks that are looking for some thing they can do independently from home right now, being a mobile notary is not it.
What are some alternative side hustles you recommend?
I have a different experience. Within the last week, (Wednesday April 15- Wednesday April 22), I have been paid $125-$200 for a total of 8 signings (2 were canceled so 6 completed signings). These signings were directs from title /escrow firms that was pleased with my work. To say the least, this was a light week because I declined quite a few closings. I have been in the industry since 2008 which we all know was a circus, however, I was successful. So it is not rare to receive $125-$200 a signing. It’s all about the work you put in that equals the results. I have the receipts! :)
How did you reach out to escrow. What did you ask them? Can you email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you so much
What is the best way to get started? I am a single mother looking to get started with something that allows me flexibility.
Me too. I’m in Texas
What state do you reside?
Just did a refinance today and the notary received $200. It depends on the market I suppose, but $200 is still achievable.
how did you get started? I am a notary for Alabama.
Ok Lee Ann , but since I have my Notary & stamps what do I need to get started being mobile for peoples needs . Anything?? Can I claim this as a alternative income on taxes? And I thought the states regulate what you may charge to Notarize. How are people making $75 ???
I’m new to this as well – waiting for my stamps so I can get started – but people are making $75 and up because they are doing mobile notary. There are additional fees with being a mobile notary.
Well that didn’t happen.
Still see mobile notary.
Still need them.
Mortgage market stronger than ever.
I average $500/wk as a mobile notary that went through Mark’s system. I should mention I’ve only been doing it two months and only do it part time. As I’m typing this I had to turn down a signing or I would have been double booked.
Wow, nice work Trevor! Thanks for sharing!
Which RON platforms do you suggest?
Hi Trevor, I read your story, but it doesn’t indicate who Mark is. Also how did you market yourself to let people know you are available. I am a NJ notary and would love to do this on a part time bases.
thanks in advance for any assistance you can provide
Nick chiming in here … Mark is the founder of Loan Signing System, the loan signing training program that’s been really popular among Side Hustle Nation. Details here: https://www.sidehustlenation.com/lss
I’ve averaged $5000/month (Gross) for the past 3 months doing loan signings in Texas. I’ve made as much as $525 in one day of signing. I’ve been commissioned since 1987, but just started loan signings in August of this year.
Hi, I’m just getting started and don’t know how to get a mobile notary gig. Is there an agency hiring mobile notary?
I reside in Georgia that requires you to be an attorney to complete a loan signing so unfortunately the LSS doesn’t seem to be the tool I need. I’m still interested in being a mobile notary what other areas could I potentially focus on. Any ideas???
That was fantastic!
Its very achievable to make those numbers but I work for a title company so I just have to ask an escrow officer in my department to let me sign docs I would say the easiest way is to either work for a title company or an escrow company, my gf parents are escrow officers and they give me docs to sign if they have extras which is most of the time always $200 a sign, hope this helps! PS. I also live in LA so obviously people have money here so you’ll always have papers to sign lol
We just refinanced our mortgage & had a Mobile Notary come to our house (she was amazing). That’s what made me look into this as a side hustle. I’m looking at doing this part time & recently became a noatary (keeping my dad job so this would be evenings & weekends). Your show has been so helpful and I’m excited about getting started.
Thanks for sharing, Ida – Keep me posted!
I love being a mobile notary Signing agent and a notary of public. You meet a diversely amount of clienst that are unique in every different way. The benefits of being in this career path is very tangible as you become successful in a high real estate demand. You learn the terms and conditions of the mortgage loan Industry and the documents that consumers are in a rush to sign and get over with. The wisdom of the wording and the understandment of different mortgage loans is very beneficial to my learning and to my knowledge of this industry. Being a Witness to ones signature and confirming it with my name behind it is the best side hustle career one can ever have.
I am just now looking into notary from home work. Hope this will help me get started.
Yes that will definitely be a good start and hope you go through it smoothly, but if you need any help regarding Notary you can visit http://www.thetexasattorney.com/2021/08/16/notario-publico-vs-notary-public-not-the-same-thing for detailed Information
I was reading this blog and find it very interesting in the information. I will say, that I have been a notary for 8 years now, I have done loan signings for over 2 years now. I actually own another business but last year I got so busy with signings, it took all my time. I now have 4 signing agents I trained and employed (w-2 with Benefits). I never charge under $100 for a signing unless they are coming into my office.
I can say I didn’t take a class but I was grateful that I had a Title company next door to me, they actually helped me a lot and I became a resource for a lot of Lenders, Out of State Title Companies and Attorneys. In fact, my team closes deals at attorneys office at least 2-3 times a week.
Just getting started how do you pay your people
@jeremy eiler which state are you in? Congrats on staying busy!
I saw the side hustle show and I am interested in becoming a loan signing agent, Im a license notary public, lost my job due to the pandemic, what can I do to get the ball moving
I am a public notary willing to make extra cash how do I start?
This idea sounds really exciting to me, but I’m wondering how laws / restrictions are changing across the states due to COVID? If this sort of thing is covered in the LSS course that makes it more attractive. I’m also wondering if anyone knows about “Remote Online Notarization” as this seems like a perfect way around COVID restrictions! Thanks. :-)
North Carolina is not an attorney State. That should really be removed from the list. North Carolina’s only rule is that a notary cannot charge more than $5 to notarize a document BUT that fee does not apply to loan signing agents.
Thanks for the heads up!
Notary for Indiana. what are my next steps for loan signing Notary public ?
Hi all! I am applying to be a notary in Oregon. On the application, it asks for an address as my “address of public record” and on the Secretary of State website it says the address will be available online and also says it is available upon request. Does anyone know how public this address is (given that I will be working for myself and using my home address)? Thank you!
Explore the website where you are applying. There will probably be a way to look up to see who is or isn’t a notary. If you can see it for someone else, they will be able to see yours. In Wisconsin, we can look up notaries by area, name, etc. It gives name, address, in care of (if the notary is doing it for their job, they can put their work address), dates they are valid, and whether they are a permanent or 4-year notary.
Interested in becoming a Mobile Notary in Indiana. They require a $25k bond and recommend insurance, probably smart. But I’m starting from scratch, with the intention to do it part time. Would definitely prefer to start with a program teaching me the in’s and out’s, but is this program relevant to Indiana? Is it up to date?
I wanna become a mobile loan notary. I already got my journal but still waiting on my stamp. i was wondering if I have to make commission first as a notary then apply to take the exam as a loan notary or what should I do? Thank you in advance.
Wisconsin also limits charging for notarial acts: “You may charge no more than $5 for most in-person notarial acts.” However, if the mobile loan signing agent is doing other things: Copying, scanning, printing, running errands (returning paperwork to title company, shipping papers, etc) they can charge for that.
I am a notary in the state of Virginia and want to get started performing mobile notary services for local mortgage companies. How do I find companies that can use my mobile services?
My wife & I run a six figure mobile notary business from our home office in Port Orange, Florida. Mark Wills offers a good intro into starting a business. Unfortunately most of his and other systems alike spend have of the course explaining the loan closing process. I feel more should be spent in the business development & client acquisition side of the notary hustle. We have figured that part out, as well as added additional services that made made our gross revenue increase every year. The constant interest and inquiries into the signing agent profession and our business models has compelled us to get into the coaching and mentoring process.
Is the mobile notary hustle possible in NYC? I am looking to for a viable side hustle and this sounds perfect. However, I saw that New York has the restriction mentioned in the article. Any guidance here would be greatly appreciated.
I am looking for the best way to get started. I am a North Carolina notary.
Does it need to be a laser printer or can it be another type of printer? Thanks in advance
The business was booming during the pandemic.
Its a hard life put there now. Banks have layoff, so does title. Title companies are laying off closers. The business is gone. If you didn’t hot that 2020 through 2021, you missed it. Don’t waste your money.
Debt settlement pays about 50$ and most e&o insurance does NOT cover those. Mods are 25$ to 50$, and those are only if you are driving to meet the signers. Otherwise check your state for max notary fees ( IL is $1.00) per notarize, WI is $5.00.
Time to find a better hustle.
Great money in 2020 not so great now. Offers are almost $100.00 less per signing.
Virginia is not an Attorney State so it should be removed from the list. Thank you!