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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Image description: 2023 Heartland MLS President Kyle Niemann addresses the graduates.

2023 UMKC REALTOR® Leadership Academy Graduates 17 Kansas City REALTORS®

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17 KCRAR REALTORS® graduated Wednesday from the University of Missouri Kansas City REALTOR® Leadership Academy, a seven-month program where students studied advanced industry principles, leadership development and business management practices. These students worked on team-based assignments throughout the term, and on Wednesday presented their capstone projects, which explored topics including new business models, the REALTOR® brand and more. The […]

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Recharge Speaker Spotlight: Nate Johnson


Missouri’s own Nate Johnson will be sharing his tips for how to “Own the Real Estate Scene” on the Recharge stage on April 6 at the Overland Park Convention Center. “I am really looking forward to coming back to Kansas City,” Johnson said. “We’re going to be discussing a variety of different strategies to ensure […]

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YPN/KC Announces 2023 Round Table Educational Series

February 16, 2023 in Education

KCRAR’s Young Professionals Network (YPN/KC) will continue its educational “YPN Round Table” series in 2023 with quarterly sessions on relevant real estate topics. Each session will offer a designated time for networking with complimentary refreshments, a moderated panel of subject matter experts and a time for audience Q&A. YPN/KC’s first Round Table of the year […]

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‘The Commercial Experience’ to Return to KCRAR in 2023

February 9, 2023 in Education

KCRAR is bringing back a popular two-day CE class for new commercial agents or residential agents looking to expand their practice into the commercial market. The Commercial Experience will be held in the KCRAR Leawood Office and virtually on April 24-25, providing attendees with a solid foundation of technical knowledge, skills and strategies for practicing commercial […]

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