Signatures Slow As Molasses
As a busy Baltimore
Broker, I have the tools to make transactions lightening fast. I have a
scanner and a fax that goes right into my email and a iPad that I can
get signatures to any of my clients, Realtor®, attorneys, title
companies and lenders.
But on more than a
few occasions...the seller does not have a fax, does not have an email
and certainly does not have a scanner. These are the
times...Signatures Are Slow As Molasses.
I have been to the
seller's house, assisted living, nursing homes and hospitals. I have
gotten necessary papers signed, I have notarized, I have taken a
photograph of their identification and then scanned and emailed to save
Just this week...a
necessary death certificate was not where it was supposed to be. We
needed it for settlement. I asked the owner, the out of town daughter
and the son in law to provide me with a copy.
Each one was to follow
up. When I called with a gentle reminder, there was a bit of concern. No
one had a copy and it was too late to go the 'Vital Records."
I found out the name of the funeral home and gave them a
call. They had the record from 14 years ago and within minutes faxed me a
copy to my email. That paper work was slow as molasses but we got it
No amount of technology could have sped this process along. Signatures Slow As Molasses
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