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How to Spot a Phishing Email

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Last week, an email was sent to KCRAR and Heartland MLS staff using KCRAR’s domain name that turned out to be a fraudulent email. A frequent tactic among scammers is to disguise fraudulent emails in order to bait a reply or link click from recipients that could give them access to personal information like passwords, […]

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KCRAR Members Receive Awards, Appointments at Kansas Conference

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KCRAR Members Christian Barnes and Sydney West were honored at the Kansas Association of REALTORS® (KAR) Annual Conference with the REALTOR® of the Year and Salesperson of the Year awards. Additionally, Andrew Mall was installed as KAR Vice President and Crystal Swearingen and Jeff Carson were appointed to state committees. Christian Barnes, recipient of KAR’s […]

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KCRAR Partners with Charlie Hustle to Offer Exclusive Shirt to Raise Funds for 1K for KC

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The Kansas City Regional Association of REALTORS® has partnered with Charlie Hustle to offer a limited edition REALTOR® T-shirt to celebrate Kansas City as home while helping to raise funds for the 1K for KC movement, which is working to help Kansas City families impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic pay their rent or mortgage through […]

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NAR Annual Conference Goes Virtual

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  This year, the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) kicks-off its first ever virtual REALTORS® Conference & Expo. Taking place from Nov. 2-18, NAR aims for its education sessions to teach attendees how to turn challenges into opportunities to reassess and bounce back bigger and better than before. As online event engagement grows, NAR is […]

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Cybersecurity Checklist: Best Practices for Real Estate Professionals

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Cybercrime can be devastating to real estate professionals and their clients. The following checklist offers some best practices to help you curb the risk of cybercrime. Because data protection and cybersecurity laws differ across the country, NAR recommends that you work with an attorney licensed in your state to help you develop cybersecurity-related programs, policies, […]

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Meet The Candidates For The November 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 2021. REALTOR® members will receive email ballots the first week of November. The […]

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KCRAR Donates $30,000 to Housing Assistance for Local Families Through ‘1k for KC’

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While the real estate market and industry in Kansas City has remained strong through the COVID-19 pandemic, not all industries or families have been as lucky. That is why the KCRAR Board of Directors approved on Thursday a donation of $30,000 toward the Heart of KC Foundation’s “1K for KC” movement. The goal of 1K for […]

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KCRAR Partners with Habitat KC for Pride Build

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Despite the cancelation of this year’s REALTORS® Rock the Block event due to COVID-19, KCRAR continues to partner with Habitat for Humanity of Kansas City on a number of initiatives, including the upcoming Pride Build, for which KCRAR is a sponsor. It is asking for volunteers who would like to join their industry peers to […]

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Socially Distanced Shred Day Raises Thousands of Dollars for Habitat For Humanity

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Social distancing practices caused this year’s annual Shred Day to look a little different, but even so, 150 cars came through to safely shred and recycle their old files on Sept. 18, raising $3,135 for Habitat for Humanity of Kansas City. Shred Day Equipment Sponsor PROSHRED® and volunteers from KCRAR’s Events and Community Outreach Advisory […]

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Five KCRAR Members Achieve Honors at State Conference

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Five KCRAR members were honored this week at the Missouri REALTORS® (MR) Virtual Business Conference with state achievement awards. REALTOR® members from across the state of Missouri were considered for MR’s annual awards, and five of the seven awards went to KCRAR members. The Missouri REALTOR® of the Year Award was awarded to T. David […]

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