SOURCE: Midwest Real Estate Data

Midwest Real Estate Data

May 08, 2012 10:12 ET

MRED and DocuSign Partner to Help Chicagoland Agents Close Real Estate Deals Faster

DocuSign eSignature Provides Fast, Easy, Convenient Experience for Agents and Clients

LISLE, IL--(Marketwire - May 8, 2012) - Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED), the Chicagoland multiple listing service, announced today that it has integrated the DocuSign eSignature solution into its industry-leading connectMLS™ platform. DocuSign, the global standard for eSignature, provides a solution that helps agents and brokers complete real estate transactions faster with an easier, more convenient experience for both buyers and sellers.

"At MRED we've adopted DocuSign's award-winning eSignature solution as our standard so Chicago area real estate professionals can close more deals faster," said Russ Bergeron, CEO of MRED. "DocuSign is convenient and easy to use, accelerating the pace of real estate deals to make home buying and selling a great experience. MRED took it one step further and integrated DocuSign within its connectMLS™ platform to initiate the electronic signature process from within the MLS system, where agents and brokers work every day."

"DocuSign has deep roots in real estate, having helped agents, buyers, and sellers close millions of transactions faster with the industry standard for eSignature," said Tom Gonser, chief strategy officer at DocuSign. "We're proud to partner with MRED to bring the power and convenience of DocuSign eSignature to their members and clients."

DocuSign will help MRED to provide members an easy way to complete the last step of closing a transaction: the signature. DocuSign helps real estate agents:

  • Save time & money - DocuSign eliminates printing, faxing, overnighting, and driving across town to get signatures so documents are signed online in minutes -- not days -- helping clients submit offers faster.
  • Gain visibility & control - DocuSign lets real estate agents see who has opened, reviewed, and signed documents, and stores the completed transactions in the cloud for easy access by all signing parties.
  • Enhance the buying and selling experience - DocuSign makes securely signing real estate papers easy, fast, and convenient -- anytime, anywhere, on any device.

Chicagoland real estate professionals interested in DocuSign may visit Real estate professionals throughout the country may visit

About MRED
Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED) is the real estate data aggregator and distributor providing the Chicagoland multiple listing service (MLS) to nearly 8,000 real estate offices and 40,000 real estate professionals, including brokers, agents and appraisers. For more information, visit

About DocuSign Inc.
DocuSign® is the global standard for eSignature. DocuSign helps customers accelerate transaction cycle times to increase speed to revenue, reduce costs, and enhance customer satisfaction with the easiest, fastest, most secure global network for sending, signing, tracking, and storing documents in the cloud. DocuSign is the official and exclusive electronic signature provider for the nearly one million members of the National Association of REALTORS®, and a proud partner under the REALTOR Benefits® Program. For more information, visit or call 877.720.2040. Visit the DocuSign blog at and follow DocuSign on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

Contact Information

  • For further information contact:
    Jeff Lasky
    MRED Director of Communications and Training
    Email Contact

    Russ Bergeron
    MRED Chief Executive Officer
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