State of Washington opened up on June 30, 2021. Hallelujah!
Well… sort of. If you are fully vaccinated, everything opened up. If not, keep that mask on.
When I go to a signing now, per instructions from my clients, I continue to wear a mask. Borrowers repeated ask me if I am vaccinated, and upon being assured that I am tell me I may remove the mask. I respond with a pleasant, “I wish I could, but my contract still requires that I wear it. Thank you for the offer, though.”
Today, a borrower got quite upset. He said he preferred to see the face of someone who got to see his private information. I fended him off and got him back on topic with some adroit deflection. The signing closed with no further incidents.
On the way back to the office, I shook my head. The borrower wants to see the face of a person he’s dealing with regarding a loan? He agreed via a telemarketing call to start the loan process, he has never met his loan officer at all, much less any escrow or title person; and he has presented these faceless entities with all the personal information they requested. Yet he takes offense at my little blue paper mask?
Never a dull moment.