NAR Offers ABR® Designation Course at No Cost to REALTORS®

February 29, 2024 in Education

The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) announced this week that it is making the popular Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) designation course, which is typically $295, available to REALTORS® at no cost through 2024. The ABR® course is the first step toward earning the ABR® designation and focuses on the key information and skills agents need today […]

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Certified International Property Specialist Designation Course Coming to KCRAR

April 27, 2023 in Education

Globalization continues to significantly affect the U.S. real estate industry, with impacts beyond large transactions in major markets. Foreign investment occurs in both the commercial and residential sectors in every state and in markets of all sizes, according to the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR). To help equip agents will the knowledge and skills needed […]

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NAR President Kenny Parcell Issues President’s Challenge

April 13, 2023 in KCRAR

The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) recently announced a challenge from 2023 NAR President Kenny Parcell. Although the challenge was issued to appointed and elected NAR leaders, any REALTOR® has access to complete this challenge to grow their skills and knowledge. Parcell challenges members to complete the following four NAR trainings and programs. Fairhaven: A […]

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Heartland MLS Compliance Manager Elaina Lueker Earns CMLX2 Designation

September 30, 2022 in Heartland MLS

Elaina Lueker, Compliance Manager for Heartland MLS, was honored this week at the Council of Multiple Listing Services (CMLS) annual conference in Indianapolis as a graduate of the CMLX2 designation program. The CMLX2 is a mark of achievement earned by MLS executives and staff throughout the country. The designation recognizes a mastery of compliance standards […]

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Seller Representative Specialist Designation Course Coming to KCRAR

June 16, 2022 in Education

KCRAR will be holding a Seller Representative Specialist (SRS) designation course in the KCRAR Leawood Classroom on July 27 and 28. This two-day course will not only satisfy a course requirement toward earning a SRS, but it will also offer nine hours of CE credit for agents. The SRS designation is recognized by the National […]

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Nate Johnson to Teach ABR® Course at KCRAR

April 7, 2022 in Education

Agents can earn nine hours of CE credit as well as credit toward an Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) designation on April 28 & 29. KCRAR will be bringing in St. Louis REALTOR® and instructor Nate Johnson to teach the two-day ABR® course. The ABR® designation is designed for real estate buyer’s agents who focus on […]

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KCRAR Regional Chapter Director, Ashlee Ricks, Receives RCE Designation from NAR

March 17, 2022 in KCRAR

Ashlee Ricks, Regional Chapter Director for the Kansas City Regional Association of REALTORS® was recently honored by the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) for earning the REALTOR® association Certified Executive (RCE) designation during the Association Executives Institute held in Atlanta, Ga. last week. According to NAR, the RCE designation recognizes exceptional efforts made by REALTOR® association executives. Ricks is […]

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KCRAR to Host Tax Strategies GRI Class for Kansas Association of REALTORS®

August 12, 2021 in Education

KCRAR will be hosting a class for the Kansas Association of REALTORS® called “SMART MONEY: Tax Strategies for Independent Contractors” for GRI credit on Aug. 26 in the KCRAR classroom. The class will be taught by Chris Bird, a Senior CRS Instructor and a Senior Faculty Instructor for the REALTORS® Land Institute with over 30 years […]

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