Could this be the end of the hassle of having to use Faxes for signing real estate closing documents? Since a fax is a legal document it has long been an easy way to share get real estate documents signed. Now a company named DocuSign has come up with an electronic solution that might eliminate the need for faxes. If you’re a real estate professional let us know what you think of this new technology.
Here is there press release.
SAN JOSE, Calif., March 25 /PRNewswire/ — REALTORS® across the country can now subscribe to a customized e-signing technology that is transforming the real estate industry and making a transaction easier and faster for home buyers and sellers.
Under a partnership with the National Association of REALTORS®, DocuSign, the leading provider of on-demand e-signature software services, launched “DocuSign REALTOR® Edition” in March. The special package includes a REALTOR®-branded online console, REALTOR®-branded e-signature, e-mail templates, and DocuSign envelopes.
E-signing is revolutionizing the real estate transaction and drastically simplifying the process to manage, track, and sign documents that are thousands of pages long. For consumers, it eliminates the hassle to have to print, sign, scan, or fax voluminous paperwork – they may get it done with a few clicks of the mouse, anywhere, anytime. They can sign from a desktop or Smartphone.
“We as REALTORS® are always quick to embrace technologies that help us better serve our clients, especially here at our association,” said Karl Lee, president of the Santa Clara County Association of REALTORS®. “We want to be innovative and forward-looking in providing the most efficient, effective customer service for home buyers and sellers.”
With DocuSign, REALTORS® can track who signed, where they signed, and when they signed. The software guides users when they sign, even when it’s multiple users with multiple documents. It also sends out e-mail notifications to all who need to sign and reminders to those who are have not responded.
SCCAOR President Karl Lee can be reached for comments at firstname.lastname@example.org or 408.205.1726.