The Canadian Real Estate Association and DocuSign Partner to Provide an Electronic Signature Solution

Industry Standard DocuSign Gives Agents & Clients Faster, More Secure Way to Close Real Estate Deals

SAN FRANCISCO – April 9, 2013 DocuSign, the real estate industry standard for eSignature, announced that it has entered into an agreement with The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) for DocuSign to become a provider of electronic signatures for its more than 105,000 members nationwide. DocuSign helps agents and their clients close deals faster by eliminating the hassles and costs of printing, faxing, scanning and driving around town to get signatures.

Through the partnership, DocuSign is available in both French and English at pricing exclusive to CREA members. The offering also includes enhanced DocuSign’s integration with WEBFForms®, the leading provider of electronic forms in Canada, to facilitate use of forms and eSignature together to provide greater ease and convenience for agents, buyers and sellers.

"As a national organization, CREA partners with industry leaders that offer powerful new ways for our members to become more efficient and better achieve their business objectives," said Marc Lafrance, director of member services and product development, CREA. "We're pleased DocuSign offers our members a choice for eSignature to accelerate their business results."

"CREA continues to deliver real value by offering technology that helps its members delight their clients with a better, faster, more convenient process for buying and selling property," said Tom Gonser, chief strategy officer, DocuSign. “DocuSign is proud to be an eSignature solution for CREA and its members.”

DocuSign’s electronic signature solution helps real estate professionals:

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

CREA members can take advantage of exclusive pricing on DocuSign by visiting REALTORLink® or

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About DocuSign Inc.
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About CREA

The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) is one of Canada's largest single-industry trade associations. Our membership includes more than 106,000 real estate brokers, agents and salespeople, working through more than 90 real estate boards and associations across Canada. For more information about CREA visit Discover our blog at, and follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.