ALTA strives to help members identify the benefits and risks associated with digital closings in order to put the industry in the best position to solve problems and inspire innovative ideas. ALTA is your source for tools and education about various aspects of digital closing and provide information about the availability of technological advances such as remote online rotary (RON).

Introduction to Digital Closings

Get a quick overview of the various types of digital closings, as well as the benefits and operational efficiencies they can provide.

Digital Closings: A Closer Look

Get the 411 on all the terms and acronyms associated with digital closings. Understand what they mean and the processes associated with each of them.

Remote Online Notarization

Learn about the various steps and requirements for performing a RON.

State that have Remote Online Notary Legislation (as of October 2019)


Digital Closing Articles

Recent 2019

Ginnie Mae Seeks Input on Digital Mortgage Guidelines
October 29, 2019
Ginnie Mae issued a Request for Input (RFI) on the requirements that address the acceptability of digital promissory notes and other electronic documents as well as participation in its Digital Collateral Pilot.
Survey: Consumers Prefer In-person Closing but Want More Digital Experience
October 29, 2019
According to a new survey from Solidifi, eight in 10 consumers still prefer to complete their transaction in person. The results reinforce the importance of having a professional and qualified closing agent at the table as they proceed through the closing process on a home purchase or refinance.
Quicken Pushes Out E-closing Capabilities to All 50 States
October 9, 2019
Through Amrock, a sister company of Quicken Loans, there are three ways to complete a mortgage electronically: an in-person hybrid e-closing, an in-person electronic notarization and a remote online notarization.
Get Help Going Digital
October 1, 2019
You asked, we answered: We have added two new dates to the Digital Closing & eMortgage Boot Camps! ALTA and the Mortgage Bankers Association have teamed up to bring you a series of live events in 2019-2020 to help your business navigate the digital closing process.
Ohio Remote Online Notary Legislation Goes Into Effect
September 26, 2019
Ohio’s remote online legislation, which follows key principles of the ALTA-MBA model, went into effect Sept. 20. The state adopted MISMO’s standards in its administrative rules for implementing the Notary Public Modernization Act.

Resources

Remote Online Notarization (RON)