FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 2/8/2016
BackAgent Launches Full Integration With Updater
HOUSTON, TX – (February 8, 2016) – BackAgent, a service provider of intranet and
transaction management solutions for the real estate industry, today announces an
integration and partnership with Updater, a technology platform that streamlines
the moving process for buyers, sellers and renters.
“This was one of the most seamless integrations we’ve ever built,” says Ryan Missman,
CTO of BackAgent. “Thanks to the open architecture on both sides of the integration,
we were able to quickly and efficiently bolster our platform, providing both company’s
joint clients with world-class technology to improve the client experience.”
Updater saves clients hours by streamlining the various processes associated with
moving, including, but not limited to:
- Updating Accounts: Updater can automatically update a client’s
new address for any of over 15,000 businesses, including magazines, newspapers,
alumni associations, charities, loyalty and frequent flyer accounts, and more.
- Connecting Home Services: Updater helps clients set up digital
services and schedule in-home installations.
- Forwarding Mail: Updater files clients’ official U.S. Postal Service
mailforwarding forms online.
- Sending Digital Moving Announcements: Clients can create digital
moving e-cards to notify friends and family of their new address.
- Claiming Move-in Offers: Updater provides special offers and exclusive
deals on moving services and expenses, such as discounts on professional cleaning,
moving companies, cardboard boxes, and more.
Though the BackAgent and Updater integration officially launched today, 15 brokerages,
including Weichert Realtors®
Southern Coast, Brik Realty,
Weichert Realtors® ABG,
and Integra Realty,
are already live after an invite-only beta test.
“The speed with which this integration was built further proves the demand in the
market for products designed to ease the relocation process,” says David Greenberg,
CEO of Updater. “We’re excited to partner with BackAgent to help our mutual clients
provide a simplified moving process.”
Houston, Texas–based BackAgent offers brokers and agents a complete ecosystem with
a comprehensive intranet and the most robust intelligent transaction management
workflow platforms in the industry. With over 150,000 plus brokers and agents already
utilizing the platform, BackAgent has built a proven system for any size corporate
brand or brokerage firm. For more information, visit www.backagent.com.
Updater makes moving easier for the 17 million households that relocate every year
in the US. With Updater, users seamlessly transfer utilities, update accounts and
records, forward mail, and much more. Hundreds of the most prominent real estate
companies in the US (from real estate brokerages to multifamily and relocation companies)
rely on Updater’s real estate products to save clients hours with a branded and
personalized Updater moving experience. Headquartered in New York City, Updater
has raised over $30 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
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