Jim Benton - Mobile Notary Public
It is often difficult if not impossible to find a Notary Public that will come to you.  That's where I come in.  I am a  Mobile Notary Public, and Mortgage Signing Agent.  I make visits to businesses, homes, hotels, hospitals, nursing homes, anywhere a notarization is needed.  I try to make myself available at your convenience.

A Notary Public is responsible for screening signers of important documents such as powers of attorney, wills, and other official documents.  A Notary Public will confirm the signer's awareness and understanding of the contents of the document, ensure their willingness to sign without intimidation or duress, and validate the signer's true identity.  A Notary Public must maintain impartiality and is bound to not act in any situation in which they have a personal interest.  The only difference between a Notary Public and a Mobile Notary Public is that I come to you. 

A Mortgage Signing Agent is a Notary Public who specializes in notarizing signatures for parties involved in real estate or mortgage loan transactions.  A Mortgage Signing Agent is specifically trained and licensed to conduct real estate settlements.  A Mortgage Signing Agent is vital to a successful closing.  A Mortgage Signing Agent must be able to present and explain the documents involved a real estate loan transaction.  

I have been a Notary Public since 1986 and a Mortgage Signing Agent (Title Insurance Producer)  licensed in Maryland and Virginia since 2004.

am certified and background checked by the National Notary Association and certified by 123 Notary.

I am detailed, accurate, dependable and I strive to deliver error free "World Class Service".  

I specialize in Mortgage Signings and Real Estate Settlements.  In addition I handle Deed In Lieu of Foreclosure Documents, Mortgage Modifications, Acknowledgements, Jurats, Affidavits, Business Documents, Wills, Health Care Forms, I-9's, Estate Documents, Powers of Attorney, Probate Documents, Separation Agreements, Certified Copies where allowable, and any other document that requires a notarizing.

Prior to retiring I was a Mortgage Lender for over 25 years with extensive experience in originating, processing, underwriting and closing all types or mortgage loans.  This included FHA, VA, Conventional Conforming and Non-Conforming Loans as well as Home Equity Lines of Credit and Reverse Mortgages. 

I am a graduate of the National Institute of Real Estate.

I have taught real estate finance classes at various schools and colleges around the area. 

I have held the positions in the mortgage industry of Loan Officer, Branch Manager, Vice President and President/Owner.

In addition I have been licensed as a Real Estate Broker, Certified Residential Appraiser and Title Insurance producer.

I provide 24 hour turnaround on all mortgage loan packages.  

All of my work is guaranteed.
Redo or Refund - Your Choice

My hours are flexible.

James T. Benton is a Notary Public Commissioned in Maryland and Virginia.  He is also a Signing Agent "Title Insurance Producer" licensed in Maryland and Virginia.

  The State of Maryland requires that in order to legally close a mortgage loan, one must hold a Title Insurance Producer License.

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