Real Estate and Property Management Industries Standardize on DocuSign as Their Trusted Solution for Electronic Signature

DocuSign eSignature Solution Helps Real Estate Companies Close Deals Faster, Reduce Costs, and Enhance Client Satisfaction

 SAN FRANCISCO – November 2, 2011DocuSign, the global standard for eSignature, announced today that the nation's largest real estate brokerages and property management companies have standardized on DocuSign for electronic signature to close more deals faster, reduce costs, and enhance client satisfaction. The announcement comes on the heels of DocuSign announcing that more than 200 of the nation’s largest credit unions have standardized on DocuSign for eSignature.

“More real estate and property management companies have adopted DocuSign than all other eSignature providers combined,” said Keith Krach, chairman and CEO of DocuSign. “As the trusted industry standard for eSignature, DocuSign is committed to helping real estate professionals succeed. We are relentlessly focused on making it easier and faster for agents to close more business with DocuSign.”

DocuSign is an approved supplier for RE/MAX, Realogy (Better Homes & Gardens, Century 21, Coldwell Banker, ERA and Sotheby’s), and Prudential. Real estate brokerages using DocuSign to finish business faster include Better Homes & Gardens, Century 21, Coldwell Banker Legacy, Ebby Halliday Family, ERA, The Group Inc., Keller Williams Lyon Real Estate, Madison West, Prudential Gary Greene, Real Estate Disposition Corp (REDC), Sotheby’s, Windermere, ZipRealty, Inc., and many others.

“DocuSign cuts out all the time and expense associated with trying to obtain a signature on a document,” said Aaron Wheeler, president and managing broker of Oakville Properties. “In the real estate business, I don’t understand how anyone could operate without DocuSign.”

Property management firms using DocuSign to finish business faster include ApartmentSmart.com, BRE, Extra Space Storage, Martin & Co. - Aberdeen, Related Companies, TPG Properties, and many others.

"Immediately after purchasing DocuSign, we doubled our capacity for processing lease transactions,” said Eduardo Prato, director at Martin & Co. Aberdeen. “With that kind of productivity improvement, it’s no wonder that DocuSign has become the global standard for eSignature."

“DocuSign helped us streamline our lease processing and execution to dramatically reduce costs,” said Deb Newell, chief executive officer at Real-Time Leasing. “Our clients value the ease, speed, and convenience of using DocuSign to finalize a lease agreement.”

DocuSign’s electronic signature solution helps real estate and property management companies:

  • Save time & money – DocuSign eliminates the need for printing, faxing, overnighting, and driving across town to get signatures so documents are signed online in minutes, not days.
  • Gain visibility & control – DocuSign lets customers see who has signed documents when, and stores the documents in the cloud for easy access by all signing parties.
  • Enhance client satisfaction & loyalty – DocuSign is easy and fast so customers can sign anytime, anywhere, on any device.

Real estate and property management partners who have integrated DocuSign electronic signature include FBS, Real Estate Digital (RED), Real Estate Industry Solutions, TrueForms, Wise Agent and zipLogix, among others. Others within the real estate ecosystem who have standardized on DocuSign for electronic signature include Active Rain, Inman News, retechnology, and SentriLock.

“Using DocuSign, contracts are now executed in a fraction of the time, and we’ve put an end to problems like missing initials, dates, and signatures,” said Tony A. Drost, president of the National Association of Residential Property Managers. “DocuSign has reduced our costs, saved time—and improved our bottom line.”

Real estate brokerages, property management firms, and mortgage companies interested in learning more about DocuSign’s electronic signature solution can visit DocuSign at the NAR REALTORS® Conference and Expo, November 11-14, 2011 in Anaheim, or by visiting www.docusign.com.

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QUOTES

DocuSign – Keith Krach, Chairman & CEO

“More real estate and property management companies have adopted DocuSign than all other eSignature providers combined. As the trusted industry standard for eSignature, DocuSign is committed to helping real estate professionals succeed. We are relentlessly focused on making it easier and faster for agents to close more business with DocuSign.”

REAL ESTATE

Schoolhouse Realty – Shannon Williams King, President

DocuSign helps me execute real estate transactions in less time. I used to manually highlight every place for signature, and even then, clients would miss a spot. Now I can get a contract ready in minutes, and get it signed just as quickly–without having to drive around town or be tethered to a fax machine. I tell everyone about DocuSign because it’s made such a difference in the quality of my life and the results of my business.”

Oakville Properties – Aaron Wheeler, President & Managing Broker

“DocuSign cuts out all the time and expense associated with trying to obtain a signature on a document. In the real estate business, I don’t understand how anyone could operate without DocuSign.”

The GoodLife Team – Krisstina Wise, Principal/Broker

“DocuSign is a great technology that makes it easy for us to provide real value to our clients.”

Coldwell Banker – Maya Paveza, REALTOR®, Coldwell Banker Preferred

“I absolutely love DocuSign. I have clients in Asia and it makes it so simple to send them legal documents via DocuSign and have them back instantly. To reach from Wilmington Delaware to Singapore in less than 15 minutes is pretty remarkable. The future is now with DocuSign, I am so glad I have it and love the NAR benefit!"

WAV Group – Victor Lund, Partner

“DocuSign’s electronic signature service is easy-to-use, fast and secure. I’ve done the research and can easily see why DocuSign has become incredibly popular in the real estate industry. In fact, DocuSign is the primary electronic signature solution I use for my own businesses. Quite simply, it makes my life easier.”  

PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

Martin & CO. Aberdeen – Eduardo Prato, Director

"Immediately after purchasing DocuSign, we doubled our capacity for processing lease transactions. With that kind of productivity improvement, it’s no wonder that DocuSign has become the global standard for eSignature."

Real-Time Leading – Deb Newell, Chief Executive Officer

“DocuSign helped us streamline our lease processing and execution to dramatically reduce costs. Our clients value the ease, speed, and convenience of using DocuSign to finalize a lease agreement.”

TPG Properties – Matt Stofka, Records & Information Management Manager
“DocuSign helps us get signatures faster at a significantly lower cost than traditional methods. We’re very happy with how the solution helps us get more done in less time.”

Tony A. Drost, President, National Association of Residential Property Managers
“Using DocuSign, contracts are now executed in a fraction of the time, and we’ve put an end to problems like missing initials, dates, and signatures. DocuSign has reduced our costs, saved time—and improved our bottom line.”