The New Authentisign Experience Is Here!
Authentisign will help you deliver the most intuitive signing experience to your clients, while helping you complete transactions faster than ever before.

Paragon launched the new Authentisign on Tuesday, July 6th as an optional switch.  The system will NOT force the switch until September 2021.

·        Complete signings 60% faster with an all-new workflow
·        Deliver a simple and intuitive signing experience to your clients
·        Correct rejected signatures with new insights and signer feedback

The brand new Authentisign experience is here!

Authentisign will help you deliver the most intuitive signing experience to your clients, while helping you complete transactions faster than ever before—and we’re excited for you to try it out.

What’s new?

A simple, intuitive interface: all the tools you need in one place, easily drag, drop, delete and rotate pages, and more.

Faster than ever: the new framework, combined with a more efficient workflow, also allows you to complete signings in less than half the time. New signing templates allow you to save default annotation properties and create automatic signature blocks. Plus, with an active sync with Transactions (TransactionDesk Edition) you only have to enter contact information once. 

New insights: Now you can quickly correct rejected signatures and have access into insights, so you know why a signature was not accepted. 

Click "HERE" to view the Authentisign Quick Start pdf.

Click "HERE" to view Authentisign demo video.

Authentisign support page: link
Help Documentation: link

Watch for updates in Paragon MLS for future Authentisign online classes.
Michigan Realtors®
In today’s uniquely competitive market, buyers are using a number of different strategies in an effort to make their offer stand out against all others. Michigan Realtors® developed a form designed to help Realtors® educate and ensure that clients are making informed decisions. Specifically, the new form allows the Buyer to acknowledge and accept the risks associated with waiving an inspection, agreeing to a nonrefundable earnest money deposit and/or providing an appraisal guaranty.  

Click "HERE" to download the new "Acknowledgment and Release" form.

City of Southgate Resale Inspection Policy:

As of July 12, 2021 all residential dwellings are required to have the exterior inspected prior to sale of the property. Any property with a fully signed purchase agreement before July 12, 2021 will not require an exterior inspection. A Certificate of Compliance shall be valid for one sale or transfer of a dwelling. A new inspection shall be required each time the dwelling is sold or transferred.
The inspection fee is $200.00 which includes the initial and final inspection. The homeowner has the option to either make all necessary corrections to obtain a Certificate of Compliance or they can sell the property “as is”. The buyer can assume the repairs but must put $1000.00 in escrow along with signing an affidavit assuming violations and escrow agreement BEFORE closing, the affidavit would then be used as the closing document.  
Inspection reports will be available via the email provided, mailed or in person pickup within 5 business days after the inspection.  

The home sales office is located in City Hall upstairs to the left at the window.
If you have any questions please feel free to contact the City of Southgate at 734-258-3010 ext. 3100 or email:

To avoid delays with your closing, please be sure you have either the Certificate of Compliance or the buyer have the signed affidavit in hand before scheduling your closing.

Download the Certificate of Occupancy Cheat Sheet

Michigan Professional Licensing User System

Everybody will be required to generate an account with MiPLUS in order to renew their licenses this year.
To avoid a huge surge in September/October, LARA is recommending that all members register NOW!

“How to” guide to register a new account in MiPLus. The MiPlus website may be accessed online at - scroll down the page to select Real Estate; select MiPlus Login at the top of the page; click Register for an Account in the upper right corner. If you need assistance, call 517.241.9288. 
New Lead Gen Product
Tue, Jul 20, 2021 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Live Webinar

Are you looking for more leads?
You can NOW share New Homes from your own site to capture more buyers
and find more inventory to sell.

Lead Gen:
Posting to Social Media to gain more clients.
Saving Listings & Saving Searches for your clients or yourself.

Here's What to Expect:
Create your Account & Customize your Personal Site (
You will need your Headshot and Brokerage image available.

"New Home Source Pro" is located in Paragon MLS under the resource tab.
"Social Media/Lead Gen" column.
in Person Paragon MLS Class
Join Lisa on how to use the right tools in Paragon to make navigating easier.

Thursday, July 29, 2021
9:00 am - 12 noon

125 Cole Road
Monroe, MI 48162
9:00 AM - 12 Noon

Contact Lisa Horvath @ 734-242-6866
or click "Schedule and Appointment".
Lisa will respond within the next business day.
June Local Market Stats
To view more Local Housing Market Stats click "HERE" to view the SEBAR website.
Click the stats reports below to view the full size document.
Learn more on how to use MarketStats by clicking on the pre-recorded video below.
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Southeastern Border Association of REALTORS®

Shannon Harner, RCE, AHWD, e-PRO, CEO/Association Executive
Donna Birkner, e-PRO Downriver Office Manager
Lisa Horvath, e-PRO
MLS Specialist
Jessica Lapp, e-PRO Membership & Administrative Manager
Monroe Office
125 Cole Road
Monroe, MI 48162

Downriver Office
Horizon Business Center West
20600 Eureka Road, Suite 510
Taylor, MI 48180

Both offices are open
Monday-Friday / 8:30 to 4:30 by appointment only
at this time.