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DEI to Host Upcoming Event to Shine Light on Impact of Redlining in KC Region

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The KCRAR Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee (DEI) announced this week an upcoming event for REALTOR® members hosted at the Johnson County Museum’s featured exhibit, “Redlined: Cities, Suburbs, Segregation.” To share some of the history of redlining in the Kansas City region, historian and Curator of Interpretation for the Johnson County Museum Andrew Gustafson was […]

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REALTORS® Hit It Out of the Park, Raise $85k at 2022 American Dream Auction

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The silent auction kicked off online on Monday, and over the next three days, REALTORS® bid on over 100 items from sports memorabilia to tech gadgets to kitchen appliances and more. On Wednesday, over 20 REALTORS® took the field to play an exhibition softball game, spectated by a crowd of Live Auction attendees. After the […]

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YPN Round Table to Tackle Task Management and Minimizing Stress

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The conversation will be moderated by YPN member and local broker Heather Luce, who will be asking questions about how agents can more easily manage their tasks on their own or with help. Panelists include Kendlle Kennedy, Chasadee Davis and Baillie Woydziak. Kennedy is a social media manager, who started her business Koko & Company […]

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Applications Now Open for 2023 KCRAR Committees and Advisory Groups

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KCRAR is now accepting applications for its 2023 committees and advisory groups. KCRAR committees and advisory groups offer members the opportunity to help shape the real estate landscape for its 13,000+ members while networking with fellow agents, brokers and Industry Partners. The many committees and groups at KCRAR cover a variety of Association interest areas, […]

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REALTORS® Show ‘Who We R’ at Red Cross Blood Drive

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Over 50 donors came through the KCRAR Leawood and Northland offices the last week of July to donate at the REALTOR® Blood Drive, benefitting the American Red Cross. The American Red Cross needs to collect about 12,500 blood donations each day, and 82% of the blood donations the American Red Cross receives are given at […]

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Image Description: The 2022 BOD sitting in a meeting in the KCRAR Leawood Office.

Applications Open for 2023-2025 Terms on the KCRAR Board of Directors

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KCRAR is now accepting applications for director candidates to serve three-year terms on the KCRAR Board of Directors. The KCRAR Credentials-Election Committee encourages members who are actively involved in the Association to apply to run for one of the available positions on the Board by Aug. 31. Available positions include: At-Large Director — This position is […]

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Nearly Three Out of Five REALTORS® Say Limited Inventory Prevented Clients from Buying Homes in 2021

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National Association of REALTORS® Key Highlights NAR membership grew to 1.56 million at the end of 2021, up from 1.48 million at the end of 2020. Equal to one year ago, nearly four out of five REALTORS® – 79% – were certain they will remain in the real estate industry for at least two more […]

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Pending Home Sales Edge Higher 0.7% in May

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National Association of REALTORS® Key Highlights Pending home sales broke a six-month skid with a slight rise of 0.7% from April. Pending sales in the Northeast accelerated 15.4% in May, the largest monthly increase among the four major U.S. regions. Compared to a year ago, three out of four regions – Northeast, South, and West […]

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Image Description: 2021 REALTOR® of the Year Steve Moyer accepts his award and pin on stage with Chair of the Awards Committee.

Nominations Open for KCRAR’s 2022 Annual Awards

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KCRAR has opened nominations and applications for this year’s annual awards. It is seeking submissions of exceptional REALTORS® deserving of recognition for their work. Each year, the KCRAR Awards Committee selects a recipient in each of the following categories to be honored at the Holiday Party in December. Each award recipient will carry the title […]

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Home Sales Retreat to Pre-Pandemic Levels

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By Melissa Dittman Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Home sales are falling from their pandemic-fueled highs as home buyers tighten up their budgets. “Home sales have essentially returned to the levels seen in 2019—prior to the pandemic—after two years of gangbuster performance,” says Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of REALTORS®. Movement in both single-family […]

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