The Signing Professionals Workgroup (SPW) — which creates, maintains and promotes professional standards for Notaries Public who provide signing services in the closing of a mortgage or real property transaction — recently updated their recommended standards for Notary Signing Agents.
The SPW created the standards because it believes that Signing Agents should stay informed about professional practices and industry changes by undergoing annual training and testing. The standards also benefit title and settlement services companies that hire NSAs as an assurance that their contractors understand their responsibilities and comply with government requirements.
This week we’ll take a look at the code of conduct recommended by SPW.
Code Of Conduct
The Code of Conduct guides signing agents to operate according to the highest standards of practice expected of like professionals in the settlement services industry. It features 10 Guiding Principles that cover all aspects of consumer protection and professionalism.
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