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Real estate loan closings get eNotarized

Technology partnership aims to expedite processing

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Stewart Title Co., Silanis Technology and the National Notary Association today announced a partnership to implement eNotarization capabilities into paperless mortgage closings. The three organizations are working together to incorporate the NNA Enjoa signing tablet into Stewart's eClosingRoom, a key part of its SureClose platform. Electronic notarization standards and technologies such as Enjoa, an electronic notary journal designed by notary experts at the NNA and built by Interlink Electronics, allows notaries to capture and store a borrower's signature, thumbprint and photograph, satisfying all applicable state notary recordkeeping laws and leaving no doubt regarding the identity of the signer. Enjoa also functions as a signature tablet that allows borrowers to sign electronic documents in Stewart's eClosingRoom. SureClose will initially support electronic notarization of closing documents using stored digital certificates created for each closing officer, notary public, atto...