SOURCE: Midwest Real Estate Data

Midwest Real Estate Data

December 15, 2011 10:03 ET

MRED Customers Thrilled With Launch of Latest Public Records Information System

Next Generation of Realist® Delivers for Realtors®

LISLE, IL--(Marketwire - Dec 15, 2011) - Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED) announced today the successful debut of the next generation of Realist®, the leading public records information solution for MLSs provided by CoreLogic. Realist® houses a massive database of tax, owner, assessor, foreclosure and transactional information about every property in MRED's market area, with a user interface that is unparalleled in the industry.

The latest version of Realist® is now live and fully integrated into MRED's MLS system, connectMLS™. It has transformed how MRED's Brokers, Agents and Appraisers research properties, tax and ownership data. Realist® is a blend of stunning design, intuitive technology and innovation that delivers an outstanding user experience.

"Rarely does a product or service of the magnitude of Realist® launch without issues," said Russ Bergeron, MRED's Chief Executive Officer. "The fact this version of Realist® went live so seamlessly and with such positive feedback from our customers is a tribute to CoreLogic and our MRED staff, who followed a rigorous testing process that ensured it was ready for the extensive load our customers place on all of our products and services."

Compliments about this next generation of Realist® from MRED customers have already been received. "It has faster and more comprehensive statistics that are presented clearly," said Kay Cleaves, of Baird & Warner in Chicago. "And it has a very smooth interface."

"The new Realist®, with its plethora of features, seems like some Sci-Fi technology," said Charles Nicholson, of Nicholson Real Estate Services in Elmhurst, Illinois. "I had no idea we could do all of that, and that fast!"

With this latest generation of Realist®, MRED customers perform map and/or query-based searching with very flexible configuration options allowing them to customize Realist® to do what they need it to do. Advanced mapping capabilities, new professional trend reports, heat maps and automated valuations (AVMs) are also included. With the new Realist® product, real estate professionals create their own custom public records solution.

"MRED provides the best in services to real estate professionals," said Bergeron. "Providing Realist® is consistent with our mission of 'Reinventing MLS' and providing nothing but top of the line products and systems to assist Brokers, Agents and Appraisers with conducting the highest level of real estate business."

About MRED

Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED) is the real estate data aggregator and distributor providing the Chicagoland multiple listing service (MLS) to nearly 8,000 real estate offices and 40,000 real estate professionals, including brokers, agents and appraisers. MRED has expanded well into the "collar" counties surrounding Chicagoland, and its property information encompasses northern Illinois, southern Wisconsin and northwest Indiana. For more information, visit

About CoreLogic

CoreLogic (NYSE: CLGX) is a leading provider of consumer, financial and property information, analytics and services to business and government. The Company combines public, contributory and proprietary data to develop predictive decision analytics and provide business services that bring dynamic insight and transparency to the markets it serves. CoreLogic has built one of the largest and most comprehensive U.S. real estate, mortgage application, fraud, and loan performance databases and is a recognized leading provider of mortgage and automotive credit reporting, property tax, valuation, flood determination, and geospatial analytics and services. More than one million users rely on CoreLogic to assess risk, support underwriting, investment and marketing decisions, prevent fraud, and improve business performance in their daily operations. The Company, headquartered in Santa Ana, Calif., has more than 5,000 employees globally. For more information visit

CORELOGIC and REALIST are registered trademarks owned by CoreLogic, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries. No trademark of CoreLogic shall be used without the express written consent of CoreLogic. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Contact Information

  • For further information contact:
    Jeff Lasky
    MRED Director of Communications and Training
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    Russ Bergeron
    MRED Chief Executive Officer
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