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Looking to tap into new markets? Realist is a great tool to mine those opportunities. We prepared three short videos to show you how you can identify pre-foreclosure property owners, investors and renters who may want to buy.  Marketing to Pre-Foreclosure Property Owners When a property is subject to a pre-foreclosure filing, CoreLogic publishes that information to Realist. Run a search on pre-foreclosure listings and use the results …

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Tip of the Week Exporting Data from Realist Tax Want to export the property data from a Realist search? With just a few clicks you can create labels for mailings or export the data into an Excel spreadsheet. It can be a great tool for lead generation. We’ve put together a short tutorial video that demonstrates how to export property data from Realist. Click here to watch the …

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It’s tax season, a good time for a refresher on Minnesota’s often misunderstood property tax system. The MN Department of Revenue offers a couple of good fact sheets on its Website: Understanding Property Taxes How the Assessor Estimates Your Market Value Wisconsin also has a variety of resources on its Property Tax site. Also, check out our Realist FAQ’s, particularly pages 3 and 4 for information on assessment …

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Ready for a faster Realist? Version 1.11 of Realist Tax is scheduled to be implemented on the evening of Monday, Jan. 27, and will be available on Tuesday, Jan. 28. This release focuses on improvements related to the load speed when opening Realist Tax, a NorthstarMLS core service. Due to the maintenance, Realist will be unavailable for several hours on the evening of Monday, Jan. 27. The new …

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We’ve posted a new video on the NorthstarMLS YouTube channel, called Realist Tax. Narrated by Luciano, NorthstarMLS Customer Outreach Representative, this video covers the different ways to search within Realist, walks you through your reporting options and talks about the advanced Plat viewer. Click here to watch the video. (NOTE: For HD quality resolution, click the cog wheel icon on the video tool bar (bottom right) and select …

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We are pleased to announce two reports available through quick links on most NorthstarMLS listings. Realtors Property Resource (RPR):  Whenever you want a detailed RPR report for a specific address, it’s just a click away.  You will find the link below the main photo on the Property Full Display (between the BookAShowing and Infosparks links).  This is what it looks like: A great resource for you and your …

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Changing “Regions” in Realist Tax Want to change the region for your search in Realist Tax? Click the Realist Tax tab in Matrix to open the app. In the upper left corner, you’ll see a link that says “Change Region.” Always go here first and select the desired counties for your search. You are able to select up to 8 counties at a time, and it will always …

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Please note the following Matrix system changes: The “Tax” tab has been removed. All searches for the most current tax data should be done through the “Realist Tax” tab.  If you still want to do the old tax searches on the old tax data, you will find them by hovering over the “Search” tab and selecting “Tax (old data)” at the bottom of the list. When viewing a …

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Realist Neighbors Report Doing a showing in an area you’re not familiar with? You can use Realist to get an idea of the neighborhood makeup. Open the property you’re showing, click on the PID number, and then use the Launch Realist button at the top. Once Realist opens, you can click on the Neighbors tab, and it will pull up properties around the one you are showing. You …

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If you want to search in a specific area within the Realist tax software, you can use a map search. To access Realist, click the “Realist Tax” tab in Matrix. Then in Realist, click on the My Search tab at the top left. Next, click on the pencil icon in the map menu at the top right and choose a shape to draw. (In this example, we used …

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