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License Renewal Deadline Extended for Some Kansas Licensees

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Kansas Governor Laura Kelly issued an executive order to extend deadlines for professional licenses issued by the state, including real estate licenses, during the COVID-19 pandemic. Executive Order 20-19 extends the renewal deadline of occupational licenses for 90 days beyond the termination of the State of Disaster Emergency. The Executive Order applies to licenses from […]

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Fair Housing Resources for REALTORS® to Check Out This Fair Housing Month

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Fair Housing Month is here, and even though it looks different this year from other years, various resources are available for real estate professionals to expand their knowledge and understanding of Fair Housing Law from their homes. Fair housing is not only a part of the REALTOR® Code of Ethics, but it is federal law, […]

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NAR Re-Launches Right Tools, Right Now Program for Members

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In light of the challenges presented by COVID-19 and its impact on the real estate industry, the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) is taking steps to support members through these uncertain times. The Right Tools, Right Now initiative, which was activated once before in 2009, makes new and existing NAR products and services available for […]

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KCRAR Offers Interactive Map Resource Summarizing County COVID-19 Real Estate Guidelines

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To keep local real estate professionals up to speed on the rules in place for the Kansas City region, KCRAR has built an interactive map resource that is now available on KCRAR.com. This resource is a comprehensive guide to all counties in the KCRAR jurisdiction, some of which have established specific rules for real estate […]

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KCRAR Releases Official Practices and Guidelines for Real Estate Professionals under COVID-19 Stay at Home Ordinance

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In recent days, municipalities across the Kansas City region have announced the implementation of Stay at Home Orders to minimize the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. These Executive Orders require residents to remain in their homes unless they are engaging in designated permitted activities deemed necessary to the public, health, safety and welfare of the […]

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Working with the County Recorder and Register of Deeds During COVID-19 State of Emergency

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In these uncharted times it’s crucial that our government agencies continue to provide the essential services necessary to keep our economy afloat. The County Recorder and Register of Deeds offices in the Kansas City region play an important role in the success of the local real estate industry. Similarly to many other companies and organizations, […]

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KCRAR and Heartland MLS Offer Recommendations for Showings, Use of Active Status, Suspending Open Houses

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As our historically busy spring market has started, and the impact of COVID-19 continues to evolve, KCRAR and Heartland MLS urge its members to stay informed, stay calm and be supportive of fellow brokers, agents and the public. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is currently recommending people not gather in groups of 10 or […]

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Recharge Conference and Expo brings Expert Speakers to 300+ Real Estate Professionals

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Over 300 REALTORS® and Industry Partners gathered on March 4 at the Sheraton Overland Park to hear expert speakers and network with exhibitors. Speaker Doug Devitre shared how real estate professionals can be using voice first technology in their businesses, and speaker Shay Hata shared strategies for how to automate communication. Between the two main […]

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KCRAR Cancels Classes and Events Through End of March

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As I reported to our members last week on ResourceKC.com, KCRAR has been closely monitoring the development and the risk of exposure to the Coronavirus (COVID19). As your Association’s CEO, I can assure you that your safety and well-being is a top priority for me, your 2020 President Bobbi Howe and the entire leadership team. […]

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Tickets on Sale for 2020 REALTOR® Day at the K

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KCRAR members and their friends and family will be gathering at Kauffman Stadium on Wednesday, May 20 for the annual REALTOR® Day at the K event. KCRAR invites its members to join their industry peers to see the Royals play the Angels with first pitch at 7:05 p.m. KCRAR members can purchase their tickets for […]

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