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About LaGrow Notary

LaGrow Notary is a female owned, one person, full service notary business. It is owned by Andrea LaGrow, of Sandusky, Ohio.

Andrea LaGrow is an Ohio commissioned and Authorized Remote Online Notary (RON), which means she can offer in person notarizations as well as those online. She is also certified for loan signings. She is insured, screened and fingerprinted, a process which must be completed on a yearly basis.

Services offered include general notary work, loan signings, and remote online notarizations.

General Notary Work and Loan Services are offered in the following counties in Ohio: Erie, Huron, Ottawa, Seneca, Sandusky, and Lorain.

Remote Online Notarizations are offered through three platforms: CyberizeIt, Pavaso and AtNotarize.

LaGrow Notary is not an attorney, does not, and will not offer legal or tax advice.


Ohio Commissioned Notary

By statute, a notary in Ohio must complete 3 hours of course work and an exam in order to become a Notary.

Ohio authorized Remote online notary

By statute, a notary must complete 2 hours of course work and an exam in order to become authorized as a remote online notary (RON) within Ohio.

National Notary Association Certified Notary Signing agent

The Notary Signing Agent Certification from the National Notary Association is the gold standard for loan signings. Certification must be renewed annually. Andrea was certified in January 2022.

notary2pro loan signing agent

Developed by the late Carol Ray, this is an intensive course for both loan signings and reverse mortgages. This certification does not expire. Andrea was certified in February 2022.

ohio land title association certifications

Andrea holds two certifications from the Ohio Land Title Association: Notary Closer and Escrow & Settlement Agent. Both were completed in February 2022. Both included several hours of coursework and exams.


Meet Andrea LaGrow

Andrea LaGrow is new(er) to the Sandusky, Ohio area, having moved there in October of 2020 with her husband, Brad, of 21 years and mini schnauzer, Rocco. Andrea is a college graduate, with a degree in psychology. She is a native of the LowCountry of South Carolina. In her spare time, she loves traveling, reading, genealogy and photography.

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