National Association of REALTORS Partners zipLogix and DocuSign Deliver the Standard for Electronically Processing and Signing Real Estate Documents
zipLogix Integrates DocuSign eSignature Service into Latest zipForm 6 Release to Simplify and Accelerate Document Signing Cycle for zipLogix’s Half Million Members
DocuSign®, the leading provider of on-demand electronic signature solutions, today announced that zipLogix, the leading electronic real estate forms provider, integrated DocuSign e-signature service within the latest release of zipLogix zipForm® 6. A new online forms product for real estate professionals, zipForm® 6 allows real estate professionals to subscribe to and easily deploy DocuSign directly from within the zipForm® 6 application. zipForm® 6 offers users unparalleled convenience with a library of pre-tagged real estate forms by state, readymade to send with DocuSign for electronic signature. Partners in the National Association of REALTORS® REALTOR Benefits® Program, DocuSign and zipLogix have joined forces to help real estate professionals save time and greatly simplify the real estate contract signing process, increase client satisfaction and accelerate deal close rates.
"Given this tough economic climate, real estate professionals are looking for a competitive advantage that delivers immediate business benefits,” said Walt McDonald, chairman at zipLogix. “zipLogix electronic forms are convenient and a real time saver for real estate professionals. DocuSign offers fast, easy and secure eSignature services. Now with DocuSign integrated within zipForm® 6, our members can leverage the benefits of zipForm® 6 and DocuSign in one, convenient application."
DocuSign and zipLogix zipForm® 6 eSignature Solution At-a-Glance
zipLogix electronic real estate forms are pre-tagged with convenient DocuSign Sign Here and Initial Here tabs. Users access the form and simply deploy DocuSign within zipForm 6.
Figure 1. Creating a DocuSign eSign account is quick and easy from within zipForm® 6.
Volumes of real estate forms, including lengthy disclosures, are pre-tagged for quick electronic sending and signing. Real estate professionals click the DocuSign button and clients receive an email notification, adopt an e-signature and complete the forms in minutes. Plus, with DocuSign, the e-signing process is even easier and faster with DocuSign's Designed for Mobile capabilities, which provides clients the ability to sign anytime and anywhere from any mobile device including Apple® iPhone® or iPad®, RIM® BlackBerry®, Google® AndroidTM and Windows Mobile®. Using zipLogix and DocuSign offers a competitive advantage over slow, traditional printing, faxing and ink signing methods.
Figure 2. Pre-Tagged Forms Library provide an advantage to zipForm® users: signatures are automatically inserted into real estate forms on the correct signature lines to coincide with their role in the sales process. As shown in Figure 2, Seller Two is aligned with the Seller Two signature line. Signers and tabs are color coordinated to provide clearly defined correct signature placement of all signing roles in the transaction.
zipLogix will offer pre-tagged real estate forms for 41 states. Initial rollout of zipForm® 6 will include the integration of DocuSign and the pre-tagged forms library for the states of Arizona, California, Texas and Georgia.
"By accelerating the signing process, DocuSign provides a competitive advantage to close deals faster. DocuSign saves real estate professionals hours of time and provides their clients with anywhere, anytime e-signing convenience," said Dave Thorpe, business development director at DocuSign. "This partnership between DocuSign and zipLogix offers a significant game changing tool for real estate professionals to succeed in a volatile market."
More than 20,000 real estate professionals have used DocuSign to accelerate their business, with thousands more subscribing each month. DocuSign real estate subscribers achieve higher sales, increase client satisfaction and maintain a competitive edge. Rather than driving across town to get a signature or inconveniencing clients to find a fax machine, real estate professionals use DocuSign to execute agreements with buyers and sellers electronically, eliminating the old process of printing, faxing and waiting for the return fax. As more than 95 percent of home buyers have Internet access, but less than 10 percent have fax service in their homes, DocuSign saves agents time and money while providing client convenience. Clients can electronically sign real estate forms using any Web browser, and documents are legally binding, backed by a comprehensive audit trail.
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To view a demonstration of the product, visit the DocuSign booth #816 or zipLogix booth #1801 at the 2010 REALTORS® Midyear Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo in Washington, D.C., May 12-14, 2010.
About the National Association of REALTORS®
The National Association of REALTORS®, "The Voice for Real Estate," is America's largest trade association, representing 1.1 million members involved in all aspects of the residential and commercial real estate industries. Learn more about NAR at www.realtors.org.
The zipLogix family of tech-savvy products is the recognized industry standard for electronic real estate forms and transaction management system that are currently used by more real estate professionals than any other real estate software program. zipForm® is the Exclusive and Official Forms Software of the National Association of REALTORS®. zipLogix also offers relay®, the Web-based transaction management system. zipLogix provides transaction solutions to real estate professionals that enhance the value of services they deliver to their clients while improving productivity and efficiency.
zipLogix a subsidiary of Real Estate Business Services, Inc. (REBS) and is a joint venture between REBS and the National Association of REALTORS®.
About DocuSign, Inc.
DocuSign, Inc. is the leading provider of on-demand software services for electronic signature. DocuSign empowers individuals, small businesses and global enterprises to operate faster and more efficiently, with greater profitability, enhanced security and compliance. DocuSign is the only Web-based service to securely automate and control the entire electronic document signing process. DocuSign employs the SaaS eSign industry's only enterprise class SAS-70, fully redundant data center delivering 99.993% uptime for customers over the last 31 months. To date, more than 70 million signature events have been executed using DocuSign. In addition, DocuSign is the official and exclusive provider of e-signature services for the National Association of REALTORS® 1.1 million members, under the REALTOR Benefits® Program.
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