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Annual KCRAR Commercial Forecast Event to Be Held Virtually This Month

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KCRAR Commercial’s annual Forecast event will be held virtually on Oct. 21 at no cost to KCRAR members. Stewart Title Chief Economist Dr. Ted C. Jones and Kansas City Area Development Council (KCADC) Senior Vice President of Corporate Attraction Jill McCarthy will bring their expert predictions for the 2022 commercial real estate market, nationally and […]

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Kansas City REALTOR® Andrew Mall Installed as KAR President at Fall Conference

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The Kansas Association of REALTORS® (KAR) held its annual Fall Conference in Wichita, Kan. this week, where KCRAR member Andrew Mall was installed as the 2022 KAR President. This year’s conference marked the 100th anniversary of KAR. Mall has been an active REALTOR® member on the local, state and national levels. At KCRAR, he served […]

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Image description: The 2021 MR Leadership Academy class takes the stage at the MR Conference in KCMO.

KCRAR Members Announced as 2022 State Leadership at MR Conference

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Missouri REALTORS® (MR) held its annual Fall conference this week in Kansas City. Among the events, many KCRAR members were announced as leaders on the MR Board of Directors or committees. 2018 KCRAR President Andrea Sheridan will be installed in early 2022 as MR President-Elect, and the following KCRAR members are also entering leadership positions […]

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Meet the Candidates: 2022 KCRAR Board of Directors Election

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The election for three KCRAR Directors will take place in November. The majority of the Director positions on the KCRAR Board are positions elected by the KCRAR membership. Each position up for election in November is for a three-year term beginning January 2022. REALTOR® members whose representatives are up for election will receive email ballots […]

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KCRAR Opens Northland Office

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KCRAR has opened a new office located North of the Missouri River in Kansas City, Mo. The new location offers a REALTOR® Store and a classroom with a capacity to seat 50 students. The Northland Office is an additional location for members as an alternative to KCRAR’s office locations in Leawood and Warrensburg. KCRAR’s St. […]

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Image description: Kansas City RealTalk hosts Bobbi and Alex sit across the mics from safety expert Tracey Hawkins as they record a 2019 episode.

7 Podcasts to Listen to This Safety Month

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KCRAR’s podcast, Kansas City RealTalk, brings expert guests on the show every other Wednesday to discuss topics such as areas of practice, business strategies and other issues of relevance to real estate professionals. With safety at the forefront of many agents’ minds during their many showings and open houses, Kansas City RealTalk hosts Bobbi Howe […]

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4 ‘Danger Zones’ in Your Daily Work Routine

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by Catherine Mesick, REALTOR® Magazine Establishing safety protocols on the job is one of the best ways to protect your personal safety, especially as 14% of REALTORS® say they’ve feared for their physical well-being or the security of their personal information at work, according to the National Association of REALTORS®’ 2021 Member Safety Report. “Crimes against real […]

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KCRAR to Discontinue Partnership with Kinetic Global, Introduce Noonlight Safety App

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KCRAR will be discontinuing its partnership with Kinetic Global, formerly Lifeline Response, on Sept. 29 and introducing Noonlight as the new KCRAR endorsed safety app. At that time, all member Kinetic Global accounts through the KCRAR partnership will close and the Kinetic Global app will no longer operate for those members. KCRAR will be introducing […]

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Student Loan Debt Holding Back Majority of Millennials from Homeownership

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National Association of REALTORS® Sixty percent of non-homeowning millennials say student loan debt is delaying their ability to buy a home, by far the most affected population, according to a new poll released today by the National Association of Realtors®. The findings also show that Americans burdened with high student debt see the impact on […]

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Nancy Davis to Retire from KCRAR After 14 Years

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Nancy Davis, REALTOR® Advocacy & Commercial Services Assistant at KCRAR, said her time at KCRAR has been full of growth and new experiences. After 14 years with the Association, Davis will be retiring this month. “This is a job like something I’ve never had before,” Davis said. “Just being able to meet all these outgoing […]

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