- By selecting Paragon, Regional Multiple Listing Service (RMLS) is offering its members one of the industry’s leading, next-generation MLS platforms, which provides a multitude of modern features and capabilities
- RMLS members will have access to Paragon Connect, a device-independent, mobile-optimized solution for on-the-go access to critical listing and client information
- Paragon’s client collaboration features help real estate agents deliver exceptional customer service and work more effectively
- RMLS members will also have seamless access to extensive Black Knight public record information through the MLS Tax Suite, powered by CRS Data
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – September 23, 2020 – Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI) announced today that Regional Multiple Listing Service (RMLS) is offering its members the option to use Black Knight’s innovative, next-generation Paragon MLS platform. Paragon provides a multitude of modern features and capabilities and is used by over 200 MLSs and real estate associations across the U.S. and Canada. RMLS is the Northwest’s largest REALTOR-owned MLS, serving approximately 14,000 real estate professionals in Oregon and southern Washington.
Paragon’s comprehensive capabilities empower real estate agents to deliver exceptional customer service by providing innovative tools and features that help them easily manage their business. Paragon’s optimization for any mobile device, which provides on-the-go access and advanced features that support collaboration between agents and their clients, is one of the key reasons RMLS selected the MLS system. Paragon’s Collaboration Center is a feature-rich online tool, available in the Paragon system at no additional cost, that enables agents to seamlessly interact with their buyers and sellers in real time, and on the device of their choice – so they can deliver faster, better customer service.
“We are pleased to offer Paragon as a system of choice for RMLS members as we continually look for solutions that add value and help them successfully grow their business,” said Kurt von Wasmuth, president and CEO, RMLS. “With our in-house MLS system and the option to use Paragon, our members will have access to the latest technology and features that will provide even more opportunities to showcase their services.”
In addition to Paragon’s Collaboration Center and mobile-optimized design, the platform is known for its multi-tasking capabilities, dedicated support, ease-of-use and ability to seamlessly integrate with third parties. Paragon is also highly customizable and easy to personalize.
Members of RMLS who choose to use Paragon will also have direct, integrated access to the MLS Tax Suite, powered by CRS Data, an industry-leading provider of property information. The MLS Tax Suite delivers comprehensive and current tax data, home improvement values and detailed maps. The integration between MLS Tax Suite and Paragon provides users with a streamlined way to search for a wealth of critical property-related information.
“We are proud to collaborate with RMLS and Black Knight to offer real estate agents in Oregon and southern Washington easy access to powerful, accurate property data,” said CRS Data President and CEO, Matt Casey.
“Black Knight is committed to providing clients with advanced, innovative MLS technology,” said Black Knight Data & Analytics Executive Vice President of Real Estate Solutions Chip McAvoy. “We are honored that RMLS has partnered with us and will offer Paragon to its members to further support their success.”
About CRS Data
Headquartered in Knoxville, Tenn., CRS Data is a leading provider of public record information servicing bankers, MLSs, appraisers, investors, and other specialty financial customers across the U.S. CRS Data is focused on providing accurate and timely property data, quality products and unparalleled customer satisfaction. Visit www.crsdata.com to learn more.
Regional Multiple Listing Service (RMLS) is the Northwest’s largest REALTOR-owned multiple listing service, serving approximately 14,000 real estate professionals in over 2,600 offices throughout Oregon and Southern Washington.
The RMLS database holds an archive of over 1.9 million listings, including about 15,000 active listings (plus or minus depending on the season), and over two million tax records.
RMLS has a 17-member Board of Directors formed from REALTOR subscribers representing shareholders (Portland Metro Association of REALTORS, East Metro Association of REALTORS, and Clark County Association of REALTORS). RMLS also has a Service Advisory Committee (SAC) that provides representation for subscribers who belong to REALTOR associations that are not shareholders in RMLS.
For more information, please visit www.rmlscentral.com
About Black Knight
Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI) is an award-winning software, data and analytics company that drives innovation in the mortgage lending and servicing and real estate industries, as well as the capital and secondary markets. Businesses leverage our robust, integrated solutions across the entire homeownership life cycle to help retain existing customers, gain new customers, mitigate risk and operate more effectively.
Our clients rely on our proven, comprehensive, scalable products and our unwavering commitment to delivering superior client support to achieve their strategic goals and better serving their customers. For more information on Black Knight, please visit www.blackknightinc.com