Central Virginia Regional MLS and Instanet Solutions Ink Long Term Contract


Richmond, VA -- (SBWIRE) -- 03/03/2014 -- The Central Virginia Regional MLS (CVR MLS), majority owned and operated by the Richmond Association of REALTORS® (RAR), the area’s largest professional real estate organization, announced today a long-term agreement with Instanet Solutions.

The agreement extends cutting-edge technology services for over 4,500 REALTORS® who live and work in the central Virginia region. The multi-year contract includes Instanet’s full suite of technology services, including online forms, transaction management, secure cloud storage, electronic faxing and broker file management tools. It also includes unlimited use of Authentisign, an ESIGN-compliant and FHA-approved e-Signature service, allowing CVR MLS members to easily collaborate with buyers and sellers electronically.

According to Laura Lafayette, Chief Executive Officer of CVR MLS, “We are pleased to extend our agreement allowing our members to have continued access to some of the best technology in the industry. Instanet helps us guarantee members can easily facilitate a transaction with their clients on one paperless platform. Our members have always been on top of the technology curve. Their buyers & sellers have become increasingly tech savvy, and they expect their agent to make the real estate process easy and efficient by collaborating electronically. We deliver exactly that through our partnership with Instanet. We’ve always been impressed with the level of customer service we’ve received from Instanet, and look forward to many more years of innovation with them.”

Martin Scrocchi, Instanet Solutions President & CEO, added, “Instanet has enjoyed working with REALTORS® in central Virginia and beyond for many years. CVR MLS has been one of our greatest and long standing partnerships. This partnership gives us the opportunity to showcase and expand our cutting-edge paperless technology to REALTORS in central Virginia, and we couldn’t be more thrilled by their vote of confidence. We remain dedicated to providing the best in class services as CVR MLS’s members conduct their work at home, in the office, or on the road through our 24/7 access to all of our software tools.”

About RAR: For over 125 years, RAR members have come to expect the highest quality of support, service, and commitment. RAR is central Virginia's largest trade association, serving over 4,000 REALTORS® who live and work in the Richmond metropolitan area. With a focus on the success of members, RAR’s vision is to be the preeminent provider of innovative services to real estate professionals, setting the standard by which other associations are measured. RAR constantly promotes the image of REALTORS® as valuable professionals essential to the real estate transaction. The highly qualified and dedicated staff serves as the foundation, which members rely upon to meet the ever-changing needs of the real estate industry. For more information, please visit http://www.rarealtors.com.

About Instanet Solutions
Instanet Solutions is a leading provider of real estate technology with over 400,000 licensed, paid user accounts of their various real estate focused products – InstanetForms®, TransactionDesk®, DocBox®, DocBox2Go®, InstanetFax®, Authentisign® and Authentisign2Go®. Instanet Solutions began delivering residential real estate technology in 1992.

Instanet Solutions services have processed more than 160 million pages of electronic documents just since 2009 and have saved millions of pages of paper. Instanet Solutions continues to lead the industry in promoting and developing paperless real estate technologies. Further information about Instanet Solutions and its services can be found at http://www.instanetsolutions.com.

Instanet Solutions Contact:
Steve Mapes
VP, Sales & Marketing