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Recharge Speaker Spotlight: Shay Hata

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Recharge fan-favorite speaker Shay Hata will be taking the Recharge stage once again as keynote speaker on April 6, 2023 at the Overland Park Convention Center with two new sessions: “15 Unique Lead Generation Strategies” and “Double Your Business in One Year.” “When my husband and I moved to Chicago, we didn’t know a single […]

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Kansas City REALTOR® Andrea Sheridan Installed as Missouri REALTORS® President

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KCRAR Past President Andrea Sheridan was installed this week as 2023 Missouri REALTORS® (MR) President at the MR Winter Business Conference in Kansas City. The event was rainbow themed, which Sheridan used as a metaphor to encourage to members to shine their L.I.G.H.T. — love, invite, grow, help and time. “We take a lot of […]

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4 KCRAR & Heartland MLS Benefits to Help Agents Grow Their Businesses in 2023

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KCRAR and Heartland MLS offer a wide suite of benefits to their members and subscribers. Agents can take full advantage of these offerings to advance their professional development, streamline their processes, gain new leads and more. Remine Pro. Heartland MLS subscribers can start enhancing their toolkit by using no-cost tools available through their complimentary Remine […]

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KCRAR and Heartland MLS Introduce 2023 Presidents at Annual Holiday Party

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Over 500 REALTORS® and Industry Partners gathered this week at the Loews Kansas City Hotel to witness the installation of KCRAR’s 2023 President Sydney West and Heartland MLS’s 2023 President Kyle Niemann. KCRAR and Heartland MLS CEO Kipp Cooper kicked off the event with a look back at the year’s endeavors and the premiere of […]

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KCRAR Announces 2022 Award Winners at Annual Holiday Party

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Kansas City REALTORS® were honored this week at the KCRAR Holiday Party and Awards Event at the Loews Kansas City Hotel. REALTORS® and Industry Partners from across the Kansas City region were nominated for KCRAR Annual Awards, and five members were selected. The 2022 Good Neighbor Community Service Award was presented to Brent Gieseke, Exit […]

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2023 KCRAR Residential Contract Forms to Be Released Dec. 15

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The 2023 KCRAR Residential Forms will be released on Dec. 15 on kcrar.com. 11 forms were changed for the upcoming year by the KCRAR Residential Forms Committee, led by 2022 Chair Sandy Maag, some of which underwent minor changes. All changes are outlined in the summary of changes document. One of the most notable changes was […]

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Kansas City REALTORS® Collect Donations for Mimi’s Pantry

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REALTORS® from around the Kansas City region joined together in November in support of Mimi’s Pantry, a REALTOR®-founded non-profit fighting food insecurity in Kansas City. Together, Kansas City REALTORS® and Industry Partners donated a total of two barrels of goods and $1,398.40. KCRAR placed donation barrels in its Northland and Leawood offices from Nov. 1 […]

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Ukrainian Real Estate Agent Speaks in KC, Details the State of Real Estate Amid Ongoing War

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Displaying before and after photos of war-torn Kyiv, Ukraine, Arthur Ohanesyan still stressed the importance of organized real estate practice to an audience of Kansas City REALTORS® this week. The former Vice President of the Ukraine Realtors Association stopped by the KCRAR classroom while in the United States raising funds for the Help and Hope […]

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Chris Collins, Daniel Hartman elected to KCRAR Board of Directors

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KCRAR President Michael Pierce announced at the KCRAR annual meeting this week the election of Chris Collins and Daniel Hartman to the KCRAR Board of Directors. They will both serve three-year terms beginning January 2023. Chris Collins, Keller Williams Key Partners, was elected as KCRAR At-Large Director by the general membership across the Kansas City […]

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NAR Finds Share of First-Time Home Buyers Smaller, Older Than Ever Before

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National Association of REALTORS® Key Highlights At just 26%, the share of first-time buyers was the lowest since NAR began tracking the data. The typical first-time buyer was 36 years old – an all-time high. The median distance between the home that recent buyers purchased and the home from which they moved was 50 miles […]

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