New Digital Solution Argues Strong Case for Mobility in the Real Estate Industry

Friday, Janaury 30, 2015.

Digital transaction management specialist DocuSign, Inc. has now released an enhanced range of digital solutions specifically for the real estate industry.

This release will aim to further empower brokers, transaction managers and agents to securely manage their transactions in a mobile setting, increasing efficiency and delivering a more positive experience to clients. The release will also be integrated with, in an attempt to build on DocuSign’s presence as a leader in real estate transaction solutions.

"DocuSign has become the standard for digital transaction management within the real estate industry," said Scott Crowley, senior vice president & chief information officer of Berkshire Hathaway Home Services, Fox & Roach. The Trident Group. "They continue to invest in mobile to empower our team while we're on the go, not just to check status on a deal but provide the tools to manage the complete transaction.

"Furthermore, with DocuSign's innovative integration capabilities, we can include our other core businesses in the transaction based on relevant events throughout the sales cycle. Thanks to these enhancements, we are able to arm our sales force with tools that will provide meaningful gains both in productivity and visibility, so everyone in our organisation has a view into the transactions that drive our business."

DocuSign helps organisations streamline the transaction process by connecting the tools, both internal and third party, used by real estate brokerages and agents, to drive their transactions from listing through close.

Some of the advanced features of the new solution include the management of end-to-end transactions, document checklists and more, from mobile devices. Users will also be able to leverage the integration of their back-office systems with DocuSign for Real Estate PLUS, Broker Edition, to move data or documents back and forth while automating key steps in transactions such as adding new participants and applying checklists to transactions, to ensure consistency and record milestones as they're achieved.

DocuSign is the National Association of Realtors official and exclusive provider of electronic signature services under the Realtor Benefits Program. DocuSign’s delivery of robust and scalable digital transaction management platforms demonstrates the need for mobility within the real estate industry, helping employees to close more deals faster with an improved client experience.

With full mobile support including the ability to store, share, manage and execute documents anywhere with apps for iOS, Android and Windows Mobile devices, real estate businesses have the opportunity to bolster their productivity levels and gain a strong ROI.

To put the impact of these technologies into perspective, more than 12million documents have been completed in more than 2.5million real estate transactions on the DocuSign Global Trust Network over the past 12 months.

"We're very excited to start the New Year by continuing our rapid pace of innovation in 2014 to bring new features, capabilities and deeper value to agents and brokers using DocuSign to manage the complete real estate transaction," explained Tom Gonser, Founder and Chief Strategy Officer of DocuSign. "With our latest release, we've executed on two of our primary product themes – mobile enablement and integration – both of which are aimed squarely at further building DocuSign as the one place where real estate professionals manage their transactions."