Tax & Public Records


Gain a deeper insight to the Real Estate Market. Realist® is a richly featured, public record service that is fully integrated with the Paragon MLS system. Realist® allows you to take full advantage of property centric data, advanced mapping capabilities, market and trend data, custom configuration options, and enhanced professional reports. Its power and flexibility empowers you to search for properties, view information, and create reports in a manner that is customizable to you and your needs. Learn more with hands on training. Register for a Realist® class today! 

What's Available in Realist®:

 Main Page

  • Three panels: My Search, Realist Map, & Grid
  • Customize panels – change size & appearance of each or hide them
  • My Region: multi county search up to 8 counties at a time

My Search

  • Create customized search & forms
  • Drag & drop to add fields to search or re-arrange order.
  • Add multiple values per field by clicking on +


  • Add/Remove columns up to 30 columns
  • Re-order columns with drag & drop
  • Sort results by selecting column header or multi sort
  • Special Indicators: MLS Photo, MLS Listing, Foreclosure, & Distressed Sale

 Map Toolbar

  • Shape drawing tools to define search area
  • Shapes can be moved and resized after being drawn
  • Trend Layer – Visualize patterns related to home sales & distressed properties on map
  • Points of Interest – Banking, Education, Food & Dining, Gas Stations, etc.
  • Flood maps

 Mailing Labels

  • Property vs. Tax Billing address
  • Customized salutations
  • Opens in Microsoft Word – save in Word for future re-use

Realist® Mobile App

Access the power of Realist® while on the go using your smartphone! Outsmart your competition with Realist® Mobile for your iPhone or Android smartphone. Get the details of all the houses in a neighborhood while on the road – instantly and with ease. Realist Mobile gives you the power to share essential market information with your clients. Download the app today and login into Realist® desktop to create your User Name and Password. 


Benefit from the following features:

  • Search by Owner Name, APN or Property Address
  • Touch and Identify properties to retrieve property information
  • Select from a street view or satellite view on the map
  • Access a quick view of property information
  • Parcel boundaries are available on the map view (only available for iPhone)
  • View property details with the option to email
  • View a List of Comparable Properties

 To Register:

  1. Login into Paragon and click on Tax at the top of the page.
  2. Click the Realist® Mobile link on the upper right side of Realist®. 

Additional Realist® App Information

Realist® Mobile App: Learn more about the Realist® Mobile App.

Realist® Mobile App Instructions: How to access & register for the Realist® Mobile App.

Realist® Mobile App FAQs: Realist® Mobile App frequently asked questions. 

Realist® Flash Instruction GuideFind out how to install Flash on your computer.


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