Texas REALTORS® and Sellers Shield™ partner to give association members the first interactive seller's disclosure process designed to protect Texas real estate professionals and their listing clients from lawsuits
Sellers Shield offers a simple, turn-key solution that guides home sellers through the disclosure process; helping to prevent lawsuits for sellers, agents and brokers
AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Sellers Shield, an industry leader in software and legal solutions that help protect brokers, agents and home sellers from lawsuits, today announced a partnership with Texas REALTORS® that will enable property sellers to complete the Texas REALTORS® Seller's Disclosure Notice online using Sellers Shield's Smart Seller Tools™. Brokers and agents in Texas who are members of Texas REALTORS® will be able to provide their listing clients access to the tools at no cost.
Sellers Shield's Smart Seller Tools™ include easy-to-use interactive disclosure forms, an instructional video, legal FAQs/definitions and custom-formatted PDFs. These tools make up a simple, turn-key solution that guides home sellers through the disclosure process helping to prevent critical mistakes that can cause lawsuits for sellers, agents and brokers. Texas REALTORS® members will each receive a personal online dashboard used to invite sellers to disclose, manage all active disclosures and track the completion status of each listing client.
"We're excited to partner with Sellers Shield to offer this benefit to our members and their clients," said Texas REALTORS® CEO, Travis Kessler. "We believe Texas REALTORS® members and their clients will benefit from Sellers Shield's online, interactive approach to the seller's disclosure process, as well as their legal expertise to help protect brokers, agents and sellers from lawsuits."
"Issues with the disclosure are the number one cause of home sale lawsuits," said Jeff Daily, CEO of Sellers Shield. "We're excited to offer our easy-to-use Smart Seller Tools™ at no cost to Texas REALTORS® members and their clients to help prevent lawsuits and limit agent liability."
Sellers Shield has been active in Texas since late 2016 and many of the largest brokerages in the state utilize the Smart Seller Tools™ for every listing. As an added benefit to broker and agents, Sellers Shield is endorsed by multiple, leading E&O insurance providers who offer deductible waivers on claims where Sellers Shield is used.
About Texas REALTORS®
With more than 120,000 members, Texas REALTORS® is a professional membership organization that represents all aspects of real estate in Texas. We advocate on behalf of Texas REALTORS® members and private-property owners to keep homeownership affordable, protect private-property rights, and promote public policies that benefit homeowners. Visit texasrealestate.com to learn more.
About Sellers Shield
Austin-based Sellers Shield provides software and legal solutions that protect real estate brokers, agents and home sellers from lawsuits. Sellers Shield's state-of-the-art protection is designed by legal experts to help prevent lawsuits and provide security to sellers if one occurs. The company's turn-key online disclosure process gives sellers the guidance they need and limits agent liability. Visit sellersshield.com to learn more.