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DocuSign and PropertyInfo Announce Technology Partnership to Further Streamline Real Estate Closings

<p class=' bwtextaligncenter'> <i>DocuSign's Award-Winning eSignature Service to be Integrated within SureClose Online Transaction Management Platform</i> </p>

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

DocuSign and PropertyInfo Announce Technology Partnership to Further Streamline Real Estate Closings08:00 EDT Wednesday, May 12, 2010 SEATTLE (Business Wire) -- DocuSign®, the leading provider of on-demand electronic signature solutions, and PropertyInfo Corporation, a Stewart company and developer of SureClose®, today jointly announced a technology partnership. The partnership includes integration of the DocuSign eSignature service within SureClose, the leading online transaction management system, to further accelerate online transactions for the real estate, closing and mortgage industries. The first phase of the integrated product is available now, allowing real estate brokers, professional, MLSs and associations using SureClose Advantage™ to provide the DocuSign eSignature service to their real estate professionals. Further integrations are planned along with a joint co-marketing effort to educate the industry on electronic signature services and to expand the usage to other participants in the closing process. “SureClose helps real estate professionals, mortgage lenders and homebuyers and sellers facilitate real estate transactions faster and easier, with confidence and without paper,” said Pat Vaden, president and CEO of PropertyInfo Corporation. “DocuSign eSignature service is the perfect complement to SureClose. Our customers can leverage DocuSign to complete transactions electronically with a secure, safe and easy solution all from within the SureClose application.” SureClose provides real estate, closing and mortgage industries a better way to do business by increasing productivity and improving efficiencies. SureClose delivers a turnkey paperless office solution that streamlines real estate transactions from listing-to-closing by connecting all parties in the transaction. With the integration of DocuSign eSignature services within SureClose, real estate brokers and REALTORS® can more rapidly and confidently complete real estate transactions with DocuSign's fast, secure electronic signing service. SureClose users have complete real-time visibility into the DocuSign e-signing process and can access signed documents within SureClose anytime prior to recording. “Together, SureClose and DocuSign offer a comprehensive paperless solution to accelerate real estate transactions faster and easier online,” said Dave Thorpe, business development director at DocuSign. “With this integrated service, users can increase business, close deals faster and continue to achieve greater in-roads in going green.” Pricing and Availability The integrated DocuSign-SureClose product is available today at http://www.docusign.com/esignatures/sureclose/. About PropertyInfo Corporation PropertyInfo is a wholly owned subsidiary of Stewart Information Services Corp. (NYSE:STC), a customer-driven, technology-enabled, strategically competitive, real estate information, title insurance and transaction management company. Stewart provides title insurance and related information services required for settlement by the real estate and mortgage industries throughout the United States and international markets. Stewart also provides post-closing lender services, automated county clerk land records, property ownership mapping, geographic information systems, property information reports, flood certificates, document preparation, background checks and expertise in tax-deferred exchanges. More information can be found at http://www.stewart.com, subscribe to the Stewart blog at http://blog.stewart.com or follow Stewart on Twitter @stewarttitleco. About DocuSign, Inc. DocuSign, Inc. is the leading provider of on-demand software services for electronic signature. DocuSign empowers individuals, small businesses and global enterprises to operate faster and more efficiently, with greater profitability, enhanced security and compliance. DocuSign is the only Web-based service to securely automate and control the entire electronic document signing process. DocuSign employs the SaaS eSign industry's only enterprise class SAS-70, fully redundant data center delivering 99.993% uptime for customers over the last 31 months. To date, more than 71 million signature events have been executed using DocuSign. In addition, DocuSign is the official and exclusive provider of e-signature services for the National Association of REALTORS® 1.1 million members, under the REALTOR Benefits® Program. To learn how DocuSign can accelerate your business, visit www.docusign.com or call 866-219-4318. Subscribe to the DocuSign blog at www.docusign.com/blog. Follow DocuSign on Twitter at http://twitter.com/DocuSign. DocuSign, "the fastest way to get a signature" and the DocuSign logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of DocuSign, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. SureClose is a registered trademark of Stewart Title Company. All other marks are the property of their respective owners.