Are you wondering how to sign a lease online? The use of new technology in our day-to-day lives has been both persistent and widespread in the last two decades. COVID-19 accelerated the adoption of proptech across the commercial real estate industry, increasing productivity as new opportunities emerged. eSignatures make it easier to close contracts remotely.
This article will explains the benefits of using Viafirma to offer your real estate agents and clients a tool to easily sign documents online.
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According to the Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act, electronic signatures are as legally binding as handwritten signatures– SECTION 101 General Rule of Validity sets out: ”A signature, contract, or other record relating to such transaction may not be denied legal effect, validity, or enforceability solely because it is in electronic form; and a contract relating to such transaction may not be denied legal effect, validity, or enforceability solely because an electronic signature or electronic record was used in its formation”.
At EU level, eIDAS Regulation defines three types: simple, advanced electronic signatures and qualified electronic signature. These are all fully legal and will hold up in any court of law.
Allow your customers to sign a lease online from anywhere
The Real estate industry is going digital in leaps and bounds. Buyers, tenants and landlords need to sign quickly at any location. There’s no time to send or print paper documents or even get stuck in the office requesting your clients to sign a stack of papers.
Remote work and remote closings have accelerated the need for using cloud solutions. Work together fluidly and share documents from wherever you are. Invite your team or clients to instantly create and close agreements in a single frictionless workspace.
5 benefits of electronic signatures for the real estate sector
If you work in this sector, then you know that formalizing and signing rental contracts is no simple task. Besides, COVID-19 has changed B2C, as most clients now choose companies that are able to solve procedures remotely.
Speed and efficiency in signing contracts is key, as real estate agents need to handle multiple, complicated tasks, often all at once
Below are some advantages of eSignatures in real estate:
- Enable both the landlord and tenant to validate the contract online
- Automate of all management processes
- Avoid unnecessary print and travel.
- Help offices go paperless digitizing all documents and frees up space.
- Added value compared to others in the market and will help to attract more customers.
Viafirma allows you to send, sign and manage the lease contract to be signed by the landlord, tenant, guarantor and by your real estate company without requiring electronic certificate
Easy signatures from anywhere!
You have a willing buyer, but the seller is on holiday for a week. A person wants to sign documents while his/her partner is on a business trip. With Viafirma, you can get signatures from anywhere, from multiple sources, on the same document
Once signed, Viafirma securely stores all your documents to ensure they cannot be altered or viewed by unauthorized users. All your agreements are safe, secure and available anytime.
The most comprehensive eSignature solution on the market to automate real estate processes
Viafirma Documents is not only a simple solution to send documents for signature. You can design templates that prevent you from uploading the same document every time you want to send it for signature, which will help to get your contracts signed on the same day. It also allows requesting compulsory legal evidence from signers, such as an ID card picture, location where the agreement is formalized or to tick checkboxes to agree to the clauses of the contract.
Our tool offers high levels of security and strictly adheres to regulations in force. It can be used in face-to-face and online transactions using biometric signature or SMS OTP, respectively.
It’s time to handle documents more efficiently