KCRAR to Host Business Planning Workshop at Upcoming Latte & Learn

October 19, 2023 in Education

Instructors Andrea Sheridan and Jennifer Langston-Justus will be leading a business planning workshop at the Nov. 3 Latte & Learn in the KCRAR Leawood classroom. They will be guiding attendees as they plan out their 2024 time, budgets and business models. “Setting a great business plan is like planning a fantastic road trip,” Sheridan said. […]

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Real Estate Negotiation Expert Certification Course Coming to KCRAR

September 21, 2023 in Education

Instructor John Mayfield will be in the KCRAR Leawood Classroom to teach the Real Estate Negotiation Expert (RENE) certification course on Oct. 11-12. This two-day course aims to help agents sharpen their negotiation skills and provide the tips and tools they need to be skillful advocates for their clients. Known as “the real estate/business tech […]

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Candidate Training Academy Coming to KCRAR Aug. 3

July 13, 2023 in Government Affairs

The Candidate Training Academy gives REALTORS®, Industry Partners and any potential REALTOR® Party Champion candidates an introduction to and expectation of how to run for public office. It is a valuable head start in their political journey…

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Image description: A group of Realtors seated in the KCRAR Leawood Classroom.

MREC License Renewal to Require Fair Housing CORE Hours

June 23, 2023 in Education

The Missouri Real Estate Commission (MREC) will require Missouri licensees to take an approved CORE course on Fair Housing for 2024 license renewal. Each renewal period, MREC selects a required CORE topic, and the topic for the 2024 renewal deadline is Fair Housing, and KCRAR offers multiple classes that satisfy this requirement, including: Missouri licensed […]

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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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4 Fair Housing Educational Resources for REALTORS®

April 7, 2023 in Education

Fair Housing Focus Fair Housing Focus is a brand new, self-paced online course available to KCRAR members at no cost. Made up of 7 modules, this course covers topics including historical context, protected classes, embracing diversity and inclusion, and more. The course is approved for three hours of Kansas elective CE credit and three hours […]

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KCRAR Spring Latte & Learn Sessions to Explore Housing History, Architecture

March 30, 2023 in Education

This spring, KCRAR will bringing expert speakers to the Leawood classroom for its Latte & Learn series, which offers non-CE education on specialized topics and complimentary espresso drinks made to order on site. For Fair Housing Month, historian Andrew Gustafson will be presenting “REDLINED: Cities, Suburbs and Segregation” on April 14. The session will be […]

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Recharge Session Spotlight: Remine Pro & BrokerBay

March 23, 2023 in KCRAR

Special speakers from Remine Pro and BrokerBay will be presenting brief sessions filled with information at Recharge Conference & Expo on April 6 at the Overland Park Convention Center. Plus, KCRAR members have access to deeper-dive sessions in the KCRAR Leawood Classroom in the days following the event. Mandy Dennis, Director of Customer Success for […]

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CE-Approved KCRAR Education Coming to Chapter Locations in 2023

March 2, 2023 in Education

To meet the needs of members across the region, KCRAR is bringing a variety of CE-approved classes to the Pittsburg, Midwest Missouri and Five County Chapters in 2023. The courses cover a wide range of curriculum from fair housing to working with historic properties and more. Each class is offered to KCRAR members at no […]

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