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CEO Kipp Cooper: Stay at Home Ordinance Update

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I am very proud that our Association has been taking the COVID-19 issue seriously from the beginning and is making safety the number one priority for our members and the public. All 40 of our employees in our three office locations were trained and equipped to work from home, and we are fully operational and […]

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CEO Kipp Cooper: Let’s Fight the Spread of Coronavirus

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While the CDC reports that most people in the United States do not have an immediate risk of exposure to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), it is likely that the virus will make its way to the Greater Kansas City Region in some form. According to the Center for Disease Control, two of the best ways to […]

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2020 Annual Dues Bill Now Available

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As we begin to wrap up 2019 business and prepare for a new year, it’s once again time for annual membership renewals for KCRAR members, and KCRAR thanks every member for their membership and looks forward to providing valuable services and resources again in 2020. KCRAR Annual Dues notices have been sent via email, but […]

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5 Common HMLS Violations and How to Avoid Them

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Hi, I’m Elaina Lueker, and I’m the compliance manager here at Heartland MLS. That means that if you’ve received a violation for anything, you’ve probably heard from me. Giving out violations and penalties is not fun, and it’s definitely not my favorite part of my job. I’d much rather answer questions and educate up front […]

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5 local ways to compete with big tech

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Every day, I’m introduced to a new app or service that promises to make business boom. It’s nearly impossible to keep up with all the new services, updates and what’s becoming obsolete. Plus, if you’ve been paying attention for the past few years, one thing should be perfectly clear: No matter what digital tools you […]

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Instagram Accounts We’re Crushing On

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We are crushing on these Instagram accounts right now, and we know you will too. We are crushing on these Instagram accounts right now, and we know you will too. @smallhousecharm Quaint style, efficient use of space, all things we love to see and take away inspiration from. We love the vintage charm this account […]

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Join WCR at the Upcoming Customer Satisfaction Course

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You no longer have customers. You now have bloggers, online reviewers and potential social media vigilantes. One bad experience or a perceived unhappy outcome can encourage an online review that will repel potential business like a 2-day old baby diaper. A customer with a smart phone or an internet connection has the ability to actually […]

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Blue Valley Schools to Host Free Lunch and Learn Program for Kansas City REALTORS®

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The Blue Valley School District will host a free REALTOR® Lunch and Learn program for Kansas City REALTORS® at the Hilltop Conference Center in Overland Park from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 29. During this complimentary lunch program, the Blue Valley School District’s leadership team will update REALTORS® on current programming and […]

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New Neighborhood Design Standards in Prairie Village Beginning in February 2019

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Beginning on Feb. 1, 2019, all new home construction projects and many remodeling projects within the city of Prairie Village will be subject to newly-adopted Neighborhood Design Standards. City officials recently adopted the new standards to address an increase in the number of older homes that have been torn down in recent years and replaced […]

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Register to Vote Before the Upcoming Election

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In order to increase REALTOR® participation and influence in the political process, the Kansas City Regional Association of REALTORS® (KCRAR) has partnered with the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) to launch a REALTOR® voter registration drive. “While nearly 90 percent of KCRAR members are registered to vote, we can do better,” KCRAR President Andrea Sheridan […]

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