Realtor-owned zipLogix is now providing the more than 600,000 real estate professionals that use its zipForm contract software with a Web conferencing tool that will allow them to meet with clients online.
The tool, zipConsult, is powered by small business Web conferencing service AnyMeeting and integrates with zipForm 6 Professional. The tool’s features include video conferencing for up to six people, built-in conference calling and text chat, screen sharing to review documents, video sharing, the ability to record meetings and support for up to 200 participants, the company said.
"The zipConsult product expands the feature set of zipForm and enables our users to easily meet online, review documents and close more deals," said Walt McDonald, zipLogix’ chairman of the board, in a statement.
The ad-supported version of the tool is available to zipForm 6 Pro users at no additional cost; the ad-free version costs an additional low monthly fee, the company said.
"We are very excited to be empowering real estate professionals across North America to meet online, share and collaborate," said Costin Tuculescu, AnyMeeting’s president and CEO, in a statement.
"Brokers and agents represent an important segment of the small business market, which is our focus at AnyMeeting."
In November, ZipLogix announced renewed service contracts with five state associations: North Carolina Association of Realtors, South Carolina Association of Realtors, Texas Association of Realtors, Wisconsin Realtors Association and Maine Association of Realtors.
In October, zipLogix (and Instanet Solutions) added Fannie Mae offer documents to their form libraries, allowing real estate agents to access offer documents on HomePath properties alongside their local sales contracts through the agent’s multiple listing service or Realtor association.
Also in October, Concord, Calif.-based East Bay Regional MLS became the third MLS in California to offer its members access to zipLogix’s zipFormMLS-Connect, a tool that allows members to import data directly from the MLS database into their zipForm transaction forms.
In August, zipLogix signed up three Realtor associations in Pennsylvania and four in Wyoming, giving their members access to zipForm. In the same month, e-signature service DocuSign became an e-signature option for all zipForm real estate forms.
Founded in 1991, zipLogix is a joint venture between the National Association of Realtors and Real Estate Business Services Inc., a subsidiary of the California Association of Realtors. NAR holds a 30 percent stake in zipLogix valued at $7.3 million as of Sept. 30.