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Kansas Real Estate Commission makes changes to advertising rules in Kansas

in Kansas Advocacy

Significant changes to advertising rules for real estate licensees in Kansas will go into effect on July 1, 2020. These changes will specifically relate to how licensee or team names can be presented in advertising. These new changes will apply to all forms of advertising. The Kansas Real Estate Commission (KREC) defines advertising as “communication […]

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Kansas City REALTOR® Party Supports Candidates For Local Kansas Elections

in Kansas Advocacy

The Kansas City REALTOR® Party works to protect and promote homeownership and property investment by speaking with one voice to advance candidates that build strong communities and promote an active business environment. Working hand in hand with RPAC, the Kansas City REALTOR® Party supports pro-REALTOR® candidates who make decisions that impact REALTOR® members and their […]

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Kansas City REALTOR® Party Supports Candidates for Local Kansas Primary Elections

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The Kansas City REALTOR® Party works to protect and promote homeownership and property investment by speaking with one voice to advance candidates that build strong communities and promote an active business environment. Working hand in hand with RPAC, the Kansas City REALTOR® Party supports pro-REALTOR® candidates who make decisions that impact REALTOR® members and their […]

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Governor Kelly Vetoes Bill, KAR Issues Call For Action

in Kansas Advocacy

The Kansas Association of REALTORS® (KAR) issued a call for action on Wednesday, urging its members to reach out to their legislators in support of HB 2033. For years, Kansas homeowners have been able to deduct mortgage interest and property taxes on their state tax return. But now, anyone who takes the new, larger Federal […]

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Shawnee Residents to Vote on Proposed $38 Million Community Center

in Kansas Advocacy

In May 2019, voters in Shawnee will be asked to vote on whether the city can borrow up to $38 million to build a new community center. Mail ballots will be sent to all registered voters in Shawnee on May 1, with a deadline to return the ballot no later than May 21. The votes […]

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Call for Action Alert: Tell the Kansas Legislature to Stop Hidden Tax Increases on Kansas Homeowners

in Kansas Advocacy

The Kansas Association of REALTORS® (KAR) has launched a Call for Action email campaign to urge members of the Kansas Legislature to stop a $30 million hidden state income tax increase on Kansas homeowners. If this effort is not successful, thousands of Kansas homeowners will be forced to pay higher state income taxes this year, […]

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Kansas City REALTORS® Rally at the Kansas Capitol to Protect Our Communities and Property Ownership

in Kansas Advocacy

This past week, hundreds of REALTORS® from across the state of Kansas attended a rally at the Kansas Capitol to lobby members of the Kansas Legislature on important legislative issues affecting communities, the real estate industry and property ownership. This annual event is an opportunity for REALTORS® to learn about the legislative issues impacting the […]

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Rally for Homeownership During the 2019 KAR Capitol Conference

in Kansas Advocacy

On Wednesday, Feb. 6, hundreds of Kansas REALTORS® will gather in the Kansas Capitol in Topeka to rally for property ownership and urge the Kansas Legislature to stop a $30 million hidden state income tax increase on middle class Kansas homeowners. This annual event will be an opportunity to connect with other REALTORS® across the […]

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Kansas REALTORS® Launch Campaign to Stop Hidden State Income Tax Increases on Kansas Homeowners

in Kansas Advocacy

The Kansas Association of REALTORS® (KAR) has launched a consumer-focused public awareness campaign to help urge the Kansas Legislature to pass legislation to stop a $30 million hidden state income tax increase on Kansas homeowners. If this effort is not successful, thousands of Kansas homeowners will be forced to pay higher state income taxes, since […]

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Kansas REALTORS® Working to Stop a $30 Million Hidden State Income Tax Increase on Kansas Homeowners

in Kansas Advocacy

In 2019, the Kansas Association of REALTORS® (KAR) and KCRAR are working together to stop a hidden state income tax increase on Kansas homeowners. If the Kansas Legislature does not pass legislation during the 2019 Legislative Session to stop this hidden income tax increase, Kansas homeowners will pay $30 million more in state income taxes. […]

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