July 07, 2015 11:00 ET

dotloop Gains Momentum as Collaboration Platform of Choice for Independent Brokerages

Ruhl & Ruhl Realtors, Turpin Real Estate and Jordan Baris, Inc. Join 430+ Independent Brokerages Already Running on dotloop

CINCINNATI, OH--(Marketwired - Jul 7, 2015) - dotloop today announced partnerships with three independent brokerages -- Ruhl & Ruhl Realtors in Iowa and Illinois, as well as Turpin Real Estate and Jordan Baris, Inc. Realtors in New Jersey. These partnerships showcase dotloop as the collaboration platform of choice for independent brokerages, adding to the more than 430 independent firms already using dotloop. The news also follows announcements with Indiana-based F.C. Tucker and Tennessee-based Parks Realty and Leading Real Estate Companies of the World's selection of dotloop as a preferred transaction solution provider through the Solutions Group program.

According to the 2014 National Association of REALTORS® Member Profile, 57 percent of all REALTORS® are affiliated with an independent, non-franchised company. Independent brokerages' unique workflows and staffing structures call for technology that is customizable and market specific.

That's why dotloop's platform allows independent brands to customize the transaction process from start to finish. Additionally, dotloop is dedicated to getting independent brokerages up and running by working side-by-side with each new partner to create a custom onboarding experience that guarantees high adoption rates among agents. For example, over a 60 day period, Turpin Real Estate and Jordan Baris, Inc. reported 81 percent and 88 percent of their agents, respectively, actively using dotloop to get deals done. These companies, alongside hundreds of other independent brokerages, use dotloop to streamline the real estate processes for their agents via its all-in-one collaboration network, as well as provide real-time visibility into transactions for brokers through dotloop BUSINESS and BUSINESS+.

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"dotloop is the complete package, offering everything from file storage and esignatures to real-time visibility into transactions and a network built with communication top of mind," said Kaitlyn Jacobs, executive assistant at Ruhl & Ruhl Realtors, an Iowa and Illinois-based brokerage with nearly 300 agents and 12 offices. "dotloop is a powerful tool, which allows our agents to complete transactions anywhere, anytime and that's huge from a productivity standpoint. We complete approximately 5,000 transactions each year, all of which are processed through dotloop."

"dotloop has become an integral part of daily operations for agents and staff at Turpin Real Estate," said Matt Bonelli, assistant manager at Turpin Real Estate, a New Jersey-based brokerage with nearly 120 agents and five offices. "dotloop's flexibility allows us to customize the platform so that it fits seamlessly with our workflow and meets the specific needs of our staff. No two brokerages are alike and dotloop recognizes and embraces that by offering a solution that can be tailored to each brand. With dotloop integrated into our company culture, Turpin agents are better able to serve clients and get deals done."

"dotloop has streamlined the real estate process for us, enhancing communication and saving our staff and associates dozens of hours each week," said Ken Baris, president of Jordan Baris, Inc. Realtors, a New Jersey-based brokerage with nearly 100 agents and two offices. "dotloop is the engine behind our company, empowering our associates to close more deals hassle free and wow clients throughout the transaction process. dotloop has also played a major role in growing business by attracting new associates and clients. For any size real estate brokerage, technology enables those who use it to be more efficient and do more business. We are seeing great results with dotloop."

"Independent brands are major players in the real estate industry, driving innovation, which is why dotloop is committed to creating a platform that meets the needs of all brokerages, agents and service providers," said Austin Allison, CEO of dotloop. "Every brokerage has its own unique set of needs and it's important to us that dotloop is able to fit seamlessly into any type of workflow. Because independent brokerages' needs are different from the needs of franchises, we work closely with leaders in the space to create a flexible solution that is customizable. We're focused on enabling all companies to work better together -- and our recent partnerships with Ruhl & Ruhl, Turpin and Jordan Baris are examples of that commitment."

About dotloop
dotloop is the leading collaboration platform in real estate where more than 1.4 million professionals get deals done. It enables agents, brokers and third-party service providers to complete entire transactions online, bringing people, documents and tasks into one workspace called a "loop." dotloop is also the broker solution of choice for real estate transactions, being selected four times more often than any other vendor, according to a study by REAL Trends. dotloop allows brokers to run a better business by increasing visibility, retaining top talent and reducing operating costs.

The company is based in Cincinnati, Ohio and backed by Trinity Ventures. To learn more about dotloop, visit

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