Southeast property management services provider streamlines rental leases and contracts by implementing the e-signature standard for business.
(MONTREAL) – June 4, 2014 – IPM’s tonsofrentals.com, the largest property management service provider and marketer of single family rental homes in Western North Carolina and South Carolina, has implemented Silanis Technology’s e-SignLive™, the e-signature choice for business. As the leader in community management services, IPM was seeking a solution to streamline tonsofrentals.com’s residential real estate leases and rental management contracts to reduce time, increase efficiency, meet compliance standards and lower costs for homeowners and renters.
In today’s competitive residential real estate market, efficiency is the key in providing renters and homeowners access to electronic processes for faster transactions. Prior to rolling out e-SignLive, tonsofrentals.com manually had to process contracts, mail forms, request signatures and wait for the returned forms— often with additional shipping costs— to complete residential real estate leases and rental management contracts. The process could take up to several weeks, resulting in the loss of rental income for homeowners looking to find renters.
IPM’s tonsofrentals.com needed an e-signature solution to manage multiple signatures on a multitude of forms as well as electronically verify and date-stamp processes and contracts. The solution also needed to provide electronic evidence to ensure that the company and its users complied with e-commerce laws and were protected during any court proceedings or evictions. After testing several e-signature providers, IPM selected e-SignLive for its ease of use, functionality and having the strongest legal proof of evidence available.
“As more residents move to online tools for renting and real estate transactions, e-signatures are a natural solution to speed up the process, provide legal evidence and reduce risks and costs associated with paper-based processing,” said Silanis CEO and co-founder Tommy Petrogiannis. “IPM’s tonsofrentals.com was able to reduce and streamline its entire leasing and contracting procedures from weeks to days, delivering an incredible experience to its community of homeowners and renters.”
e-SignLive immediately integrated with IPM’s existing technology, enabling brokers to process contracts regardless of the physical location. e-SignLive also enabled e-signing of the contracts on an iPad, adding convenience for the renter to sign immediately upon viewing the property.
“In the real estate industry, if you don’t move quickly enough, there is always someone waiting around the corner that will move in to seal the deal,” said IPM’s Vice President & CFO Robert Baer. “By deploying e-SignLive, we are able to make the process of leasing property even more seamless and fast for our customers, eliminating the timely and costly delays associated with paper-based processes.”
About IPM and tonsofrentals.com
Since its early beginnings in 1986, IPM established a highly successful residential rental management division to serve the Asheville/Western North Carolina region. Today, this division is known as tonsofrentals.com and continues to serve a growing region around Western North Carolina. tonsofrentals.com is the largest Property Management Service provider and marketer of single family rental homes in the Western North Carolina and South Carolina property management area. For more information, visit tonsofrentals.com.
About Silanis Technology
Businesses of all sizes choose Silanis Technology when e-signatures matter. With more than 600 million documents processed every year, e-SignLive™ is the most widely used e-signature solution around the world. Thousands of organizations, big and small, including the leading banks, insurers, credit providers, pharmaceutical and government agencies trust e-SignLive as their platform to make business digital. On premise or in the cloud, e-SignLive delivers the best customer experience while improving legal and regulatory compliance. Learn more: www.silanis.com, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and Google+.