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DEI Undertakes Homebuyer Seminar, REALTOR® Redlined Event

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By Donta Littlejohn, 2022 DEI Chair Over the last few months, KCRAR’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee (DEI) has been hard at work finding ways to partner with the community and bring together our REALTOR® membership. We have found great partnerships with the Johnson County Museum and Habitat for Humanity of Kansas City. On Oct. […]

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President Goering: Stay the Course

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By Alex Goering, 2022 Heartland MLS President KCRAR and Heartland MLS presidents have been doing these presidential guest columns for a while. As an association junky, some of my favorite people have been “guest columnists,” and I’ve always enjoyed reading the work of my friends. In February of 2020, KCRAR President (and my friend/podcast co-host), […]

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President Pierce: Success is a Reflection of Your Contribution to Others

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By Michael Pierce, 2022 KCRAR President As REALTORS®, our primary role is interacting with the community. That can be said on some level for any profession, but for us especially, our business is built on community. We wouldn’t be able to do what we do without the help of our community. That’s why I believe […]

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Looking Out For The Industry: You’re Up To Bat!

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By Alex Goering, 2022 Heartland MLS President If you follow many of your fellow REALTORS® on social media, you’ve probably seen a post or two about an upcoming softball game. All across the city, REALTORS® are preparing for this epic showdown by going to batting cages, playing catch, and searching for their favorite flavor of […]

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President Pierce: Growing from Change

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Michael Pierce, 2022 KCRAR President Real estate professionals are pros at adapting. In our careers, many of us have seen the lows of a housing crisis to the fast-paced low inventory market we’re currently experiencing, and everything in between. What we gain from all these difficult times in the market is experience and perspective. In […]

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President Goering: The Impact of What We Do

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By Alex Goering, 2022 Heartland MLS President As REALTORS®, we’ve all had those conversations with people who don’t really understand what we do. They assume that we only look at perfectly pristine and Instagram-ready homes. They figure we binge Selling Sunset episodes to stay inspired and educated. We obviously all make millions of dollars, and […]

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How to Use Your Online Presence to Improve Your Real Estate Business

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Guest column by Darren Kipfer, Constellation1 If you’re struggling to get started on social media, or you feel like you’re not using the platforms optimally, try out these strategies for social media and your website to get results online and increase ROI on your digital marketing efforts. SOCIAL MEDIA Think of social media as a […]

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President Pierce: In an Ideal World

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You’ve selected a few properties to show your clients based on their requirements and preferences, and you find one that seems like the perfect fit. The MLS says it is active, so you schedule a showing. You arrive at the home with your clients right on time, and the key is waiting for you in […]

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President Goering: Diamonds are Forever

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I know you rolled your eyes when you read that title. The clichés surrounding diamonds are completely played out. We all know the lines that frequently make their way into casual conversation about a diamond’s formation, or a diamond’s alleged natural appeal to women. Needless to say, I feel a little silly about the fact […]

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Lunch and Learn with the Independence School District April 6

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By Derek Ramsay, KCRAR Senior VP of REALTOR® Advocacy The Vision Statement of the Independence School District (ISD) reads, “A community united to improve the quality of life through education.” Now here’s your chance to see that vision statement in action. As a driving force in our housing market, REALTORS® know how important it is […]

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