Once upon a time, in a far away land, there were machines called faxes. You would magically transmit paper from one location to another over phone lines using these space age machines. Even before that people used to stuff paper inside even more paper – these were called envelopes – and then lick paper stamps that showed proof of payment so that other people would carry your paper from one place to another.
Few industries are as tailor-made for leveraging advances in mobile technology quite like real estate. Real estate professionals are always on the go and in constant communications with their clients and other agents, and executing documents is a big part of a typical real estate transaction.
The ongoing debate about the legal standing of electronic signatures on real estate contracts in New York is about to be put to rest. Last Friday Governor Cuomo signed S2373A into law, authorizing recording officers to accept conveyance of real property presented for recording as electronic records.
Congratulations to the six winners of the DocuSign contest on ActiveRain. Yesterday ActiveRain posted the results and, frankly, we couldn’t be happier. These real estate professionals do an excellent job of showing just how DocuSign helps close deals faster anytime, anywhere, on any device—with the industry standard for electronic signature.
The DocuSign team is extending our Freedom release with our new, free edition of DocuSign for REALTORS®. Offered through the National Association of Realtor’s (NAR) REALTOR Benefits® Program, the product provides the full features and functionality of the DocuSign for REALTORS® Professional Edition with up to five envelopes per month and unlimited signers at no cost. The DocuSign for REALTORS® Professional Edition benefits NAR’s 1.1 million members by helping real estate agents:
Last week, we attended the ERA 2011 International Business Conference, from Thursday, March 17 to Saturday, March 19, and the Century 21 International Convention, from Monday, March 21 to Wednesday, March 23 at The Mirage, Las Vegas.
We demonstrated the fastest, easiest, most secure way to send, track, sign and store documents, highlighting how DocuSign can save attendees time and money. We heard from our customers how DocuSign helped them get and close deals, especially when their clients didn't have access to a fax machine.
During these next two weeks, you can find DocuSign at Realogy in Las Vegas! We're available to discuss electronic signature and how DocuSign works to save you time and money. You can maximize your chances of getting offers in first, get rid of your fax machine and go paperless!