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Re/Max secures DocuSign Transaction Rooms as free tool for network

New agreement announced today will start to roll out fully in late September
  • Re/Max has entered into a new "strategic alliance" with DocuSign, which includes several updates to its agreement with the e-signature provider that's been in place since 2011.
  • DocuSign has created an exclusive version of Transaction Rooms -- defined as secure, mobile locations to organize and share documents relating to a real estate transaction -- available for Re/Max broker/owners across the U.S. and Canada for free.
  • The changes apply to the entire Re/Max network -- company-owned, independent and global regions -- with the exception of Transaction Rooms, which are only available in North America.

The dawn of electronic signature technology can be appreciated by anyone who's been asked to physically "autograph" and scan a document within the last decade and thought -- shouldn't there be an easier way to do this? Multiply that one document by many stacks of paperwork and hours spent at the closing table, and that's the potential value of e-signing and sharing to the real estate transaction. This seems to be the sentiment behind Re/Max's new "strategic alliance" with DocuSign, which includes several updates to its agreement with the e-signature provider that's been in place since 2011. The news was announced at the 2016 Re/Max Broker/Owner Conference (BOC). Transaction Rooms -- mobile and secure Specifically, DocuSign has created an exclusive version of Transaction Rooms -- defined as secure, mobile locations to organize and share documents relating to a real estate transaction -- available for Re/Max broker/owners across the U.S. and Canada for free. Transaction Roo...