FOREWARN Partners with New York State Association of Realtors® to Deliver Real Estate Agent Safety Solution to Association’s 55,000 Members
Proactive, real-time real estate agent safety solution will enable agents to immediately verify client identity and mitigate risk
BOCA RATON, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dec. 4, 2017– FOREWARN, LLC, a cogint company (NASDAQ: COGT), and the leading provider of real-time information solutions for real estate agents, today announced a strategic partnership with the New York State Association of REALTORS® (NYSAR) to provide FOREWARN™ to NYSAR’s 55,000+ members at a discounted rate to assist in ensuring the safety of NYSAR’s membership.
Available both online and through a mobile application, FOREWARN analyzes billions of data points and provides users with the ability to mitigate risks by verifying identity using just a phone number, searching for criminal histories, and validating information provided by potential clients such as financial and asset information.
NYSAR members will receive a 20 percent discount through this partnership, encouraging enhanced real estate agent safety statewide.
“We are proud to be an early adopter of this essential tool for REALTOR® safety,” said NYSAR’s Chief Executive Officer Duncan MacKenzie. “We believe FOREWARN is an important addition to our membership’s safety arsenal because it will enable REALTORS® to research and immediately identify potential risks prior to being subjected to a potentially dangerous situation.”
“We are pleased to announce this meaningful relationship with the New York State Association of REALTORS®,” said James Reilly, President of FOREWARN. “With the real estate industry moving online in the last decade, real estate agents are engaging with an increasing number of unrepresented and unverified buyers. Through this partnership with NYSAR, we are expanding access to this powerful resource to more than 55,000 members statewide.”
To apply for FOREWARN, NYSAR members should visit www.forewarn.com/nysar/.
All other real estate agencies and agents can learn more about FOREWARN at www.forewarn.com.
At FOREWARN, we bring knowledge to the real estate industry through innovative solutions to ensure safer engagements and smarter interactions. Leveraging powerful analytics and a massive data repository, our solutions enable real estate professionals to gain real-time knowledge, for purposes such as verifying identity, searching for criminal histories, and validating information provided by potential clients such as financial and asset information. Risk assessment and due diligence at your fingertips™.
About New York State Association of REALTORS®
The New York State Association of REALTORS® is a not-for-profit trade organization representing more than 55,000 of New York State’s real estate professionals. The association provides a variety of benefits including legislative and legal representation, educational programs, publications such as the New York State REALTOR® and a code of professional standards. The term REALTOR® is a registered trademark, which identifies real estate professionals who subscribe to a strict code of ethics as members of the National Association of REALTORS®. These REALTORS® are also members of the New York State Association of REALTORS® as well as their local board or association of REALTORS®.
This press release contains “forward-looking statements,” as that term is defined under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (PSLRA), which statements may be identified by words such as “expects,” “plans,” “projects,” “will,” “may,” “anticipate,” “believes,” “should,” “intends,” “estimates,” and other words of similar meaning. Such forward looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that are often difficult to predict, are beyond our control and which may cause results to differ materially from expectations, including whether FOREWARN will be enable the NYSAR members to research and immediately identify potential risks prior to being subjected to a potentially dangerous situation and whether FOREWARN will be an essential solution for not only individual agents but also for agencies and brokers to ensure the safety of their team. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which are based on our expectations as of the date of this press release and speak only as of the date of this press release and are advised to consider the factors listed above together with the additional factors under the heading “Forward-Looking Statements” and “Risk Factors” in cogint’s Annual Report on Form 10-K, as may be supplemented or amended by cogint’s Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and other SEC filings. We undertake no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.
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