DocuSign and NAR partner to offer products to digital neophytes

The electronic document company has partnered with the National Association of Realtors to offer use of the software at no charge to agents who have never facilitated a deal by electronic means.

Rise and fall: How much real estate CEOs lost in the stock market slide this week

On Wednesday, the Dow Jones stock index plummeted 800 points. Here are the publicly traded real estate CEOs who took the biggest hit.

Are real estate’s giants ready for a stock market correction?

As talk of a market correction looms, take a look at the stock prices of Realogy, RE/MAX, Zillow and more.

Fend off competition from new brokerage models

Commissions are under pressure. Average commission rates for real estate agents fell nearly 1 percent in 2017 and this trend is appearing in the National Association of Realtors 2018 member profile.

DocuSign passes Zillow’s market cap, and NAR is reaping the rewards

DocuSign, the cloud-based electronic signature platform, is skyrocketing in value and even overtook real estate tech giant Zillow Group in valuation, according to public stock data from Yahoo. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) is reaping the reward of the prudent investment.

Reeazily’s Broker EZ is ideal for the number-crunching, growth-focused broker

Broker EZ is built by Reeazily to help brokers run the financial aspects of their real estate business. The software can import deal data from DocuSign or dotloop and connect to QuickBooks, and it includes reporting tools and MLS connectivity.

How to find the hidden potholes on the road to agent productivity

It’s easy to get caught up in the lead rat race. After all, more leads = more revenue. However, that equation only holds true if your operations and processes can scale to meet the demand.

Inside NAR’s $45M plan to renovate its Chicago headquarters

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) is planning a $45 million facelift to its Chicago headquarters, according to a news report in Crain’s Chicago Business. The renovation will include an 18,000-square-foot office space, conference center and a glass-encased boardroom topped by a halo-like structure adorned with the NAR logo.

NAR made $20 million from DocuSign IPO

The venture arm of the trade group, Second Century Ventures, made a total of $43.8 million from selling shares in DocuSign, returning $20 million to NAR and keeping $23.8 million for recapitalization.

Jim Harrison apologizes for op-ed on Inman

When I stand corrected, I do so as publicly as any other statements bearing my name. The Inman op-ed, while intended to prepare our leadership for the NAR meetings with new info, was in hindsight, not a fair presentation, nor was it truly reflective of…