Updater Joins RE/MAX Approved Supplier Program
(NEW YORK/DENVER) August 15, 2018 – Updater, the nation’s leading relocation technology platform, today announced an approved supplier relationship with RE/MAX, LLC, franchisor of one of the largest real estate brokerage networks in America. Updater and RE/MAX will work together to provide RE/MAX affiliates with access to a service that allows them to offer a streamlined moving process for clients as they buy and sell homes.
This alliance comes right as Updater announces an integration with DocuSign Transaction Rooms, one of the leading digital transaction management softwares available to real estate brokerages.
"We are extremely excited to welcome Updater into our Approved Supplier program," said Mike Ryan, Executive Vice President of RE/MAX, LLC. "Updater delivers a customized platform that will enable RE/MAX agents to offer an enhanced client experience during a stressful time for their clients – the actual move itself."
With Updater, clients of RE/MAX affiliates will be able to complete the following moving-related tasks on one platform:
Connect TV and internet: Updater helps clients quickly and easily set up digital services and schedule in-home installations.
Find and reserve a reputable moving company: Updater helps clients compare moving quotes and reserve their move with Updater Certified Moving Companies.
Forward mail: Updater files each client’s official U.S. Postal Service mail-forwarding form; clients never have to set foot in a post office.
Update accounts: Clients can automatically update account records for up to 15,000 businesses, including magazines, newspapers, alumni associations, charities, retailer loyalty and frequent flyer accounts.
Send digital moving announcements: Clients can notify friends and family that they are moving with a custom digital e-card to post on social media or send via email.
Claim move-in offers: Updater provides special offers and exclusive deals on moving services and expenses, such as discounts on professional cleaning, cardboard boxes, recycling bins, etc.
And much more.
“We’re excited to provide an extended level of service to RE/MAX brokerages and their clients,” said Chris Avery, VP of Real Estate at Updater. “RE/MAX’s Approved Supplier Program is one of the largest in the real estate industry, and we’re pleased to offer our services to RE/MAX affiliates looking to enhance their efforts to bring more value to the agent/client relationship.”
Updater is the nation’s first relocation technology platform designed to make moving easier for the 45 million Americans that relocate every year. Updater helps users seamlessly connect TV and internet, find and reserve a reputable moving company, update accounts and records, transfer utilities, forward mail and more. From real estate brokerages to multifamily and relocation companies, Updater’s proprietary relocation technology platform has become an industry standard, enabling a personalized and trusted all-in-one app for the relocation process.
Headquartered in New York City, Updater has raised over $100 million from leading investors, including SoftBank Capital, IA Ventures, Commerce Ventures, Second Century Ventures (the strategic investment arm of the National Association of REALTORS®), and more. For more information, please visit www.updater.com.
About the RE/MAX Network
As one of the leading global real estate franchisors, RE/MAX, LLC is a subsidiary of RE/MAX Holdings (NYSE: RMAX) with over 120,000 agents in more than 100 countries and territories. Nobody in the world sells more real estate than RE/MAX, as measured by residential transaction sides. Dedicated to innovation and change in the real estate industry, RE/MAX launched Motto Mortgage, a ground-breaking mortgage franchisor, in 2016 and acquired booj, a real estate technology company, in 2018. RE/MAX agents have lived, worked and served in their local communities for decades, raising millions of dollars every year for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals® and other charities. To learn more about RE/MAX, to search home listings or find an agent in your community, please visit www.remax.com. For the latest news about RE/MAX, please visit www.remax.com/newsroom.
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