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A new partnership between digital notary platform Notarize and Title Resources, a national title company, is ushering in faster and fully digital closings on real estate transactions in a handful of states. Consumers are able to complete a 100 percent digital closing process in 15 states, where they won’t have to be present at the closing table.

Many lenders and title companies now offer digital applications and underwriting processes. However, for the most part, buyers are still required to be present to have a notary public come on settlement day.

The company Notarize allows consumers to have their documents notarized via webcam. Notarize was part of the 2017 REach Accelerator program through Second Century Ventures, a strategic investment arm of the National Association of REALTORS® that mentors start-up firms and offers them wide exposure within the real estate industry. Earlier…