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Health & Wealth: Creative ways to save on notarization, gas, mileage fees

As accredited and commissioned Notary Public in California and founder of Mobile Signing Services (MSS) I’m delighted to know how old and new clients discovered creative ways to save on notarization and gas and mileage fees.
 
Last month, siblings from San Francisco Bay Area and from Sacramento area called Mobile Signing Services (MSS) for assistance and help in the notarization of the Deed of Extrajudicial Settlement of Estate and Special Power of Attorney (SPA) needed for the sale of properties in Pangasinan, Philippines.
The documents needed the signatures of 12 signatories (six from the San Francisco Bay Area and six from Sacramento area) from among the siblings and children. Through the idea and suggestion of Lillian (one of the signatories from San Francisco), all those from San Francisco Bay Area were instructed to come to my home office in San Francisco, for the signing of the documents. Marjorie (one of the signatories from Sacramento area) suggested that all of the signatories from Sacramento area will come to the house of one of their siblings in Sacramento at noon time for the signing of the documents.  Marjorie arranged and coordinated the signing of the documents in one location at noon time (during lunch break) for all the signatories from Sacramento area.
Through the coordination of Lillian all the signatories from San Francisco Bay Area were able to  come to my home office and signed the documents during the third week of July, 2023.  Also, through the coordination of Marjorie all the signatories from Sacramento area were able to sign the documents last Monday, noon time, on July 24, 2023.
Immediately after the signing and notarization of the documents, my beloved wife Virginia Jimenez Madlaing (who witnessed the signatures) immediately went to the Secretary of State, Notary Public Section, in Sacramento, California for the apostille of the notarized documents. After two hours of waiting, the apostilled documents were returned to me by the staff at the Front Desk. My wife and I returned to the house where the six signatories signed the documents and personally delivered the apostilled documents.
My wife and I gave the extra mile of service and immediate personal delivery of the apostilled documents because a relative was flying to the Philippines last Wednesday, July 26, 2023. The relative carried the apostilled documents needed for the sale of properties in Pangasinan, Philippines. The 12 signatories of the apostilled documents were very impressed and thankful for our prompt, unique and complete services. In fact, Marjorie texted me as follows:
“Thank you Mang Art for all your help.”
We, at MSS, will continue to assist and help- old and new clients, particularly the elderly, veterans and those physically handicapped, in the notarization and apostille follow up on Affidavits, Special Power of Attorney, DEED OF ABSOLUTE SALE, Proof of Life, Parental Travel Permit (PTP), Deed of Extrajudicial Settlement of Estate, DEED OF DONATION and other documents needed in the Philippines. Here are some advantages and benefits with MSS:
1.    SAVINGS ON GAS AND MILE AGE FEES – Through the creative arrangement and coordination of Lillian for the signers to come to my home office in San Francisco, the six signatories from San Francisco Bay Area saved $300 on gas and mileage fees. Also, through the creative  arrangement and coordination of Marjorie, the six signatories from Sacramento area saved  $650 on gas and mileage fees.
2.    SAVINGS ON MULTIPLE SIGNATURES AND MULTIPLE DOCUMENTS –  We gave 5% to 10% discounts on the 12 multiple signatures and multiple documents.
3.    DISCOUNTS FOR THE ELDERLY AND VETERANS –  We offer special discounts for the elderly and veterans.
4.    AVOID TAKE OFF FROM WORK –  Majority of the 12 signatories are still working.  They don’t have to take off from work  just to drive to the Secretary of State, Notary Public Section, in Sacramento just to submit the notarized documents for apostille.  MSS took care everything for them.
5.    VERY FLEXIBLE APPOINTMENTS—We offer very flexible appointments for old and new clients during regular office hours, after office hours and during weekends except on Sundays.
6.    FREE PARKING – When we had our Office at the Philippine Center near the Philippine Consulate Office, our old clients were complaining for the expensive parking fees. With our home office in San Francisco, old and new clients can have FREE parking pm on our driveway and the available street parking spaces nearby.
7.    FLEXIBLE LOCATIONS – For those who can’t come to our home office in San Francisco, California we can do signing and notarization of documents in the privacy of homes, offices, hospitals, restaurants, BART lobby, Post Office Station lobby and other locations.
8.    DOCUMENTS PREPARATION DISCOUNT –  With the help of our paralegal and lawyer-friends, we offer special discount in the preparation and drafting of documents for old and new clients.
9.    CONVENIENCE AND PEACE OF MIND – Old and new clients can have total convenience and peace of mind with the complete, unique and prompt services at MSS. Most of the time, it is more convenient and economical  or  you to avail yourself  with the complete and professional services at MSS.
  For immediate assistance and help in the notarization  and apostille follow up  of documents needed in the Philippines and the other member nations of the Hague Apostille Convention, just write or call: MOBILE SIGNING SERVICES, 730 Madrid Street, San Francisco, CA 94112 Tel. (650) 438-3531 or (415) 584-7095 or email: artmadlaing@hotmail.com
(ART GABOT M<ADLAING is accredited and commissioned Notary Public and licensed Real Estate Broker (DRE# 00635976) in California since 1981.  He is the founder of MOBILE SIGNING SERVICES, FITNESS FOR HUMANKITY (aka FITNESS FOR CHRIST) and ACAPINOY. Art is active Evangelist with the GOLDEN GATE CHURCH OF CHRIST in San Francisco, California USA.}