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Black Knight and CRS Data Establish Strategic Partnership to Deliver Integrated MLS and Public Records Solution to Real Estate Professionals

Black Knight and CRS Data Establish Strategic Partnership to Deliver Integrated MLS and Public Records Solution to Real Estate Professionals
  • Premier partnership combines the capabilities of Black Knight’s flagship Paragon MLS system with CRS Data’s MLS Tax Suite
  • Combined offerings create a “one-stop shop” for MLSs and their members
  • Offers streamlined access to a wealth of property information directly within the Paragon MLS system and from mobile devices

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Sept. 7, 2016 – The Black Knight Financial Services (NYSE: BKFS) MLS Solutions division and CRS Data announced a strategic partnership that will integrate Black Knight’s flagship multiple listing service (MLS) system, Paragon MLS, with CRS Data’s MLS Tax Suite to create one simplified solution. The combination of capabilities from Black Knight MLS Solutions and CRS Data will offer MLS members a convenient “one-stop shop” that bundles the industry’s highest-rated MLS system and powerful property tax data tools.

CRS Data President and CEO Matt Casey said, “Combining the strengths of our two systems is going to offer tremendous benefits to MLS organizations and their members by providing them with greater functionality and sophisticated tools to easily access valuable information on their mobile devices to better serve home buyers.”

Black Knight’s Paragon MLS system, which helps real estate professionals more easily manage their businesses and collaborate with clients, is compatible with all major Internet browsers and features on-the-go access via iPad and Android tablets; multi-tasking capabilities; intuitive navigation and workflow; wizards for contacts; listing maintenance; CMA presentations; and much more.

For the fourth year in a row, Black Knight’s Paragon MLS system has earned top honors in the annual Clareity MLS Customer Satisfaction Survey, scoring highest with MLS staff and end-users on key metrics for customer satisfaction, including system performance and uptime, technical support, vendor responsiveness and communications.

CRS Data’s MLS Tax Suite will integrate seamlessly into the Paragon system to give real estate professionals current tax data, detailed maps and robust features on all browsers and devices. MLS Tax Suite accesses comprehensive, up-to-date property and public records data from Black Knight Data & Analytics to help MLS members quickly find listings and FSBOs, effectively evaluate the properties and provide clients professional presentations. The product offers intuitive navigation, the ability to add home improvement values, multi-county search capabilities and optimization for mobile devices.

“Establishing a strategic relationship with a best-of-breed partner such as CRS Data provides our users with a seamlessly integrated MLS and property tax data solution,” said Black Knight Data & Analytics Vice President and Real Estate Market Leader Chip McAvoy. “Both of our companies share the same passion and dedication for the highest levels of innovation and service to our customers.”

About Black Knight MLS Solutions

At Black Knight MLS Solutions, we understand that great products must be equaled with great support. Our customers are involved in every aspect of our business model from product priorities and future enhancements to all aspects of customer support. Each of our customers receives a dedicated support representative to ensure an ongoing understanding of their needs, effective communication and timely execution of change requests. Agent support is available 80 hours/week, including weekends, with a first call resolution rate over 90 percent. Additionally, we pride ourselves with consistently delivering customer-driven enhancement releases to the Paragon MLS system every six weeks. More information can be found at http://www.BKFS.com/MLS

To learn more about Paragon MLS or other market-leading MLS systems and public records data from Black Knight MLS Solutions, please contact Bob Morse at 650.863.4333.

About CRS Data

For more than twenty years, CRS Data (Courthouse Retrieval System, Inc.) has worked to put powerful, accurate data at the fingertips of its customers. Simply put, the company is dedicated to doing data better. CRS Data’s innovative suites, robust data, reliable technology and outstanding customer service are why real estate professionals, MLSs, and bankers across the  nation turn to the company for their property intelligence. Visit www.crsdata.com to learn more.

About Black Knight Financial Services, Inc.

Black Knight Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE: BKFS), a Fidelity National Financial (NYSE:FNF) company, is a leading provider of integrated technology, data and analytics solutions that facilitate and automate many of the business processes across the mortgage lifecycle.

Black Knight Financial Services is committed to being a premier business partner that lenders and servicers rely on to achieve their strategic goals, realize greater success and better serve their customers by delivering best-in-class technology, services and insight with a relentless commitment to excellence, innovation, integrity and leadership. For more information on Black Knight Financial Services, please visit www.bkfs.com.

About Clareity Consulting

Clareity Consulting was founded in 1996 to provide information technology consulting to the real estate industry and its related businesses. Clareity is an innovative solutions provider committed to delighting its consulting clients. The company is headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona. Clareity provides a wide variety of services to MLS, Associations, brokers, franchises, and software and service companies that serve the residential real estate market including business planning, system selection, public speaking, product reviews, and more.

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