New Course Track Description

Courses in this track will lay your MLSListings learning foundation, and provide you with the mandatory proficiencies needed to effectively list, search, report and communicate with clients.

The Power of Public Records

Savvy home buyers and sellers can easily tell when an agent is prepared and wants their business. Public records are powerful tools in learning as much as possible about a property. Realist is a public records database that seamlessly works with the MLSListings platform to provide in-depth property and ownership data, market information, and much more! Learn how to interpret the rich data that is available to you to boost your competitive advantage.will learn how to use the REALIST application to access public records and obtain detailed ownership, transaction and property characteristics information.

By the time you leave this lecture style class you will:

Understand how Realist provides agents and brokers with the perspective necessary to identify, understand, and take decisive action based on data.

Know how to search county tax records to uncover property and ownership data, market information and trends, street and aerial maps, and more about all California properties.

Course Content/Modules

  • Realist application
  • Basic and advanced search techniques
  • Map search and map layering
  • Display and report options
  • Client communication tools
  • Creating labels
  • Realist market performance statistics
  • Exporting data
  • Realist CMA

Course Duration and Format

This is a 90-minute seminar format course.


New agent orientation.

Additional Learning Resources


Introduction to Realist
Working with Realist Results
Setting Realist Search Criteria
Realist Map Tools

User Guides

Getting Started with Realist
Realist Search
Using the Realist Map Search
Realist Report Options