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From Contract to Closing: It's Smooth Sailing With REALTOR Benefits® Partner Transaction Management Tools
By Matt Lombardi
RISMEDIA, Tuesday, November 14, 2017— Getting your clients to the closing table should be routine business—if only it were that simple. After all, each transaction can introduce unique challenges. Plus, there are many important and overlapping details to manage simultaneously.
 
For agents, it makes good business sense to use tools designed to simplify and streamline the process, especially when those tools are specifically developed for real estate professionals and are available at preferred pricing to members of the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR). That's exactly what you get when you turn to transaction management products offered through the REALTOR Benefits® Program.
 
Electronic Signatures
DocuSign, NAR's official and exclusive provider of electronic signature services, offers industry-leading technology and security in an easy-to-use system that can be accessed anywhere, at any time. It's a great tool for busy agents who are constantly on the go. The top benefits include less time on administration and cost savings by eliminating paper.
 
DocuSign services offered via NAR's REALTOR Benefits® Program include special pricing for:
  • DocuSign for REALTORS® eSignature – No matter which payment option you select, you'll save over non-members and receive unlimited signing/envelopes and exclusive REALTOR®-logo branding. 
To learn more about DocuSign and related benefits, visit www.NAR.realtor/DocuSign
 
Comprehensive Transaction Platform
As NAR's official real estate forms software provider, zipLogix™ offers data integrity, security and disaster recovery on a transaction platform that streamlines the entire process.
 
Through a key NAR initiative, all REALTORS® now have access to:
  • zipTMS™ – A robust transaction management system
  • zipVault® – Unlimited and secure document storage
  • Exclusive NAR Library of REALTOR® Forms & Templates – Business letter templates, customizable handouts for consumers, plus ethics, arbitration and mediation forms
  • zipForm® Plus – Forms, templates, clauses, address book and much more at no cost. If your state and/or local association has licensed its forms to zipLogix™, these will also be included in your zipForm® Plus library (some fees, which are set by associations/boards, may apply). 
For additional details on the comprehensive zipLogix™ transaction management platform, and exclusive benefits for NAR members, visit www.NAR.realtor/ziplogix
 
Claim All Your Member Benefits
Designed with you in mind, the REALTOR Benefits® Program is your official (NAR) member benefits resource, bringing you savings and special offers just for REALTORS®. Program partners are carefully selected, so you can be assured they understand the unique needs of real estate professionals and are committed to your success. Make www.NAR.realtor/RealtorBenefits the first place you stop when you shop for your professional and personal needs. 
 
Give Yourself a Bonus! Maximize Your Tax Refund With Intuit®
Tax season is quickly approaching. When you capture receipts and track your mileage and expenses with QuickBooks® Self-Employed from Intuit®, it's easy to sync your file to TurboTax® and maximize your refund. Through the REALTOR Benefits® Program, Intuit® offers NAR members three ways to save:
  • 50 percent off QuickBooks® Self-Employed
  • Up to $20 off TurboTax®
  • 29 percent off the QuickBooks® Self-Employed and TurboTax® Bundle 
To learn more, visit www.NAR.realtor/RealtorBenefits/Intuit
 
Matt Lombardi is senior vice president, Marketing, Events & Alliances for the National Association of REALTORS®.
 
For more information, please visit www.nar.realtor

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