Annual KCRAR Commercial Forecast Event to Be Held Virtually This Month

October 14, 2021 in KCRAR

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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Nancy Davis to Retire from KCRAR After 14 Years

September 9, 2021 in KCRAR

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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Eviction Moratorium: Small Housing Providers Head Back to Court

August 5, 2021 in Government Affairs

National Association of REALTORS® Housing providers brought their case back to court Wednesday after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) extended the eviction moratorium through October 3.  The Lawsuit The Alabama and Georgia associations of REALTORS® filed an emergency motion Wednesday night with Judge Dabney Friedrich of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, asking her to […]

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NAR Appeals to Congress After Introduction of the ‘Protecting Renters from Evictions Act of 2021’

July 30, 2021 in Government Affairs

Rep. Maxine Waters, Chairwoman of the House of Financial Services Committee, introduced the Protecting Renters from Evictions Act of 2021 on Thursday afternoon, which would extend the CDC Eviction Moratorium through Dec. 31, 2021. The moratorium was put into place last year to assist those who faced housing instability due to the COVID-19 pandemic and […]

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NAR, KCRAR Advocate to Preserve 1031 Like-Kind Exchanges

June 24, 2021 in Government Affairs

Recently, the Biden Administration proposed a $500,000 cap on the 1031 like-kind exchange, which is a section of the U.S. tax code that allows investors to avoid paying capital gains taxes when selling an investment property and reinvesting the proceeds into a similar property. The National Association of REALTORS® and KCRAR are both advocating against […]

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Commercial Latte and Learn Coming on Commission Agreements and Navigating Bankruptcy Situations

May 20, 2021 in Education

KCRAR is hosting a commercial-focused Latte and Learn session on June 11 titled, “Getting Paid in a Changing Market/Bankruptcy Issues.” James Hochman will be leading this online session, presenting a “nuts and bolts” lesson on commercial transaction issues including: Proper listing and commission agreements Use of purchase and sale agreement Lease language to protect a […]

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Registration Open for Annual Commercial Broker Golf Scramble


The Annual “KCRAR Commercial Broker Open” golf scramble will be held on June 7 at the newly renovated Oakwood Country Club. This event offers commercial agents the opportunity to network, while competing as teams for the KCRAR Commercial Broker Open Cup. The event is open to KCRAR members and non-members. Anyone interested may register, and KCRAR […]

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Judge Vacates CDC’s Eviction Ban, But Appeal Delays Action

May 6, 2021 in Government Affairs

REALTOR® Magazine A U.S. District Court judge for the District of Columbia ruled Wednesday that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s nationwide eviction moratorium is unlawful, striking down the ban and delivering relief to housing providers who haven’t been able to collect rent from struggling tenants for more than a year. But the struggle for housing […]

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NAR: Housing Equality, Commercial Recovery Are Top Priorities

April 22, 2021 in KCRAR

REALTOR® Magazine With racial equity at the forefront of American consciousness, the National Association of REALTORS® will focus the bulk of its policy priorities this year on improving equal access to housing, association leaders said Wednesday during NAR 360, a Facebook Live event serving as the unofficial kickoff of the virtual 2021 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings. Earlier this […]

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‘The Commercial Experience’ Course to Bring Specialized Commercial Training to KCRAR

March 4, 2021 in Education

“The Commercial Experience” is returning to KCRAR, and this year, the two-day course will be offered virtually on March 29 and 30. This class is targeted to new commercial agents or residential agents looking to expand their practice into the commercial market. “I have taken many commercial classes but this was one of the best classes […]

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