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MRED Ready to Host the Mother of all MLS Events

MREDpalooza 2015 promises to be bigger and better than ever

LISLE, IL, May 7, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED), Chicagoland’s multiple listing service (MLS), announced that sponsor support for MREDpalooza, the real estate tech expo event of 2015, has already exceeded the total support received for the inaugural experience in 2013. Product vendors and service providers are seizing the opportunity in record numbers to participate in the occasion hosted by one of the largest MLSs in the country.

Real estate professionals are already registering to reserve their spots in the unique training sessions being offered.  MRED is predicting upwards of 5,000 attendees at the 2015 event.

Joining MRED and its real estate professionals again are the vendors for some of MRED’s most utilized services, including:

  • W &R Studios, which provides Cloud CMA, the awesome Comparative Market Analysis software, and Cloud Streams, the soon to be live product providing real-time listing alerts
  • ShowingTime, which provides ShowingAssist, the real estate showing management software; and
  • DocuSign, the Global Standard for Digital Transaction Management.

Industry association backing has been provided by the Illinois Association of Realtors (IAR), the Chicago Association of Realtors (CAR), and the Mainstreet Organization of Realtors (MORe).  Brokerage support has come from Baird & Warner and Coldwell Banker Residential.

“I could not be more excited about MREDpalooza 2015,” said Rebecca Jensen, MRED President/Chief Executive Officer.  “Obviously, the word is out about the event!  This is a great opportunity for MRED and vendors to show appreciation to our customers.  We anticipate a fun occasion full of the latest products, technology and sixty-three class sessions that are sure to help any and all real estate practitioners.”

About MREDpalooza

MREDpalooza is one of the largest MLS tech expos in the country.  Taking place Tuesday, June 23, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois, MREDpalooza will be a great opportunity for MRED’s real estate professionals to learn about a myriad of real estate products and services to enhance their businesses.

MRED is planning for several thousand attendees and scores of vendors, many of whom have already committed to attending.  Product training sessions will be offered throughout the day, providing more in-depth understanding of many of the products.  Those wishing to attend or exhibit at MREDpalooza are asked to visit MREDpalooza.com for registration and sponsorship information.

About MRED

Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED) is the real estate data aggregator and distributor providing the Chicagoland multiple listing service (MLS) to nearly 40,000 brokers and appraisers and 8,000 offices.  MRED serves Chicago and the surrounding “collar” counties and provides property information encompassing northern Illinois, southern Wisconsin and northwest Indiana.  MRED delivers over twenty products and services to its customers, complementing connectMLS™, the top-rated MLS system in the country for two years running according to the WAV Group MLS Technology Survey.  MRED is the 2013 Inman News Most Innovative MLS/Real Estate Trade Association, and for four consecutive years the MRED Help Desk has been identified as one of the best small business centers in the United States and Canada by BenchmarkPortal.  For more information please visit MREDLLC.com.

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DocuSign Taps MRED CEO for Real Estate Advisory Council

MLS Giant Shares Expertise with Tech Leader and Creator of the eSignature Global Standard

LISLE, ILLINOIS (March 13, 2014) – Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED), Chicagoland’s multiple listing service (MLS), announced today that its President and CEO Russ Bergeron has been named to the DocuSign Real Estate Advisory Council. The inaugural meeting, with attendees from across the real estate spectrum, was held on March 4th during DocuSign’s MOMENTUM 2014 user symposium in San Francisco, attended by 1,200 DocuSign fans.

DocuSign enhances its customers’ experience with improved transaction cycle times while speeding revenue generation, reducing costs, and boosting 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 over one million members of the National Association of REALTORS®, and a proud partner under the REALTOR Benefits® Program.

As a partner to MRED, DocuSign brings a complete web-based eSignature solution to MRED customers that is integrated into the forms on MRED’s MLS system.  It’s the smart, secure way to electronically send, sign, track and store documents from real estate transactions.

Also serving as a member of DocuSign’s advisory council is a representative from one of MRED’s largest customers, Baird & Warner’s Chief Technology Officer Mark Steward.

“DocuSign is a great partner to MRED and provides a terrific, cutting-edge service to MRED’s customers,” said Bergeron.  “I am honored to be asked to serve on as prestigious an Advisory Council as DocuSign’s, and I look forward to future collaboration and exchange of ideas.”

About MRED

Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED) is the real estate data aggregator and distributor providing the Chicagoland multiple listing service (MLS) to nearly 40,000 brokers and appraisers and 8,000 offices.  MRED serves Chicago and the surrounding “collar” counties and provides property information encompassing northern Illinois, southern Wisconsin and northwest Indiana.  MRED delivers over twenty products and services to its customers, complementing connectMLS™, the top-rated MLS system in the country for two years running according to the WAV Group MLS Technology Survey.  MRED is the 2013 Inman News Most Innovative MLS/Real Estate Trade Association.  For more information please visit MREDLLC.com.

DocuSign Acquires Cartavi

DocuSign partners with Cartavi to simplify real estate transactions.

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DocuSign, the Global Standard for eSignature, announced that it has acquired Cartavi, a leading provider of collaboration services for real estate transactions. This combination, along with a deeper integration with existing partner, zipLogix, will allow users to easily and securely manage end-to-end real estate transactions anytime, anywhere, on any device – complete with forms, collaboration and eSignature in one.

“Our real estate customers want a comprehensive and easy-to-use solution for managing transactions from listing to handing off the keys,” Keith Krach, chairman and CEO of DocuSign, said. “Combining Cartavi’s technology and zipLogix’s dominant forms management with DocuSign’s eSignature solution advances our leadership in real estate by futher streamlining transactions to make it easier, faster and more convenient than ever to complete deals.”

DocuSign’s acquisition of Cartavi comes after an 18-month strategic partnership where the companies developed joint solutions to help real estate professionals accelerate speed to results, reduce costs and please clients. DocuSign’s longer partnership with zipLogix builds upon an existing eight-year integration where zipLogix customers have been able to DocuSign directly from zipForm. Now, customers will be able to use all three industry-leading products in combination over the web, on tablets, and mobile phones. Further integration is planned to make it even easier for all parties involved in real estate transactions to close deals faster.

“Our mission when we established Cartavi was to fundamentally improve outdated and hard-to-use real estate transaction management technology,” Glenn Shimkus, Cartavi CEO and co-founder, said. “We simplified the experience by taking a cloud-based mobile-first approach that supports the busy, on-the-go lifestyle of real estate professionals and the tremendous complexity of their transactions.”

DocuSign and Cartavi will continue to operate within their existing office spaces while collaborating with zipLogix on further integration of their solutions. Cartavi will officially change its name to Cartavi, A DocuSign Company. The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

Article via Chicago Agent Magazine

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