PropertyInfo Corporation and IRES, LLC to partner to create an MLS-wide deployment of SureClose® transaction management system to benefit Colorado subscribers

HOUSTON (Nov. 13, 2009) – Information and Real Estate Service (IRES) and PropertyInfo Corp ration (PIC), a Stewart company, have signed a letter of intent to join forces to deploy SureClose, the nation’s most widely used transaction management system, to its subscribers located in North and Central Colorado.

The multiple listing service and PIC will dedicate resources to train, service and support the deployment.

“IRES is always looking for ways to deliver current technology to our subscribers,” said Lauren Emery, CEO of IRES. “Our MLS system’s core features include ease of use, comprehensive data, reporting, agent tools, data integration, mapping, plus superior customer support. In fact, our superior technology made IRES the number one MLS system in the country two years in a row. Now, we are expanding our vision by providing SureClose, the premier transaction management system available, to our subscribers. We believe that SureClose will greatly improve communication between all parties and allow offices to manage a paperless real estate transaction. In addition, the process will allow for a transparent and confident buying and selling experience for consumers.”

“We couldn’t be happier to announce our plans to partner with IRES to deploy SureClose to IRES subscribers,” said Carl Espy, vice president of PropertyInfo Corporation.  “IRES has a long history of success in delivering the right tools to its customers at the right time. IRES and PIC share the same vision and will make great partners in rolling out SureClose to real estate professionals in Colorado.”

About SureClose

SureClose gives real estate brokerages and individual real estate professionals the ability to manage and share digital documents online during the home purchase or home sale process. In addition, real estate brokers and professionals can easily index and archive closed transactions online for future reference by the home buyers and sellers. More information can be found at

About PropertyInfo Corp., a Stewart Company

PropertyInfo Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of Stewart Title Company, delivers state-of-the-art real estate information solutions to the real estate, closing and mortgage industries. As a global provider of online transaction management and e-closing solutions, real estate information services, title/escrow production systems, hosting services, software development and online product distribution via its Web portal,, PropertyInfo provides title and real estate professionals with the electronic data and integrated applications needed to increase their business efficiency and improve the quality of information used throughout the real estate transaction process. For more information, visit or e-mail

About Stewart

Stewart Title Company 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

About Information and Real Estate Services, LLC

Information and Real Estate Services, LLC (IRES) was formed in 1996 as a regional Multiple Listing Service (MLS) for Northern Colorado by five Boards and Associations of REALTORS® in Boulder, Fort Collins, Greeley, Longmont, and Loveland/Berthoud. In addition to these five Boards and Associations, IRES is the MLS provider for the Estes Park Board of REALTORS®, Logan County Board of REALTORS®, and Morgan County Board of REALTORS®. In addition, IRES proudly displays listing data for Metro Denver and Colorado Springs area listings through data sharing efforts with the Denver and Pikes Peak MLSs.

The MLS database (IRESis) for real estate professionals is at the core of IRES services. The password-protected web site provides extensive property listing and sales information to over 5000 brokers, appraisers and their support staff along the Front Range of Colorado. Visit the organization's web site at: