Four New Directors Elected to KCRAR Board for 2024-2026 Terms

December 1, 2023 in KCRAR

KCRAR President Sydney West announced at the KCRAR annual meeting this week the election of four new directors to the KCRAR Board. They will serve three-year terms beginning January 2024. Jana Larsen, ReeceNichols Country Club Plaza, was elected to the At-Large Director position. Her goals include bolstering cooperation and increasing policy transparency between the Association […]

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Meet the Candidates: 2024 KCRAR Board of Directors Election

September 15, 2023 in KCRAR

Four seats are opening on the KCRAR Board of Directors in 2024. Positions for At-Large Director, Sunflower Region Director, At-Large Broker-Owner / Managing Broker Director, and Small Firm Broker Director will be up for election this November for a three-year term beginning January 2024. KCRAR members will receive email ballots the first week of November. […]

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Image Description: The 2022 BOD sitting in a meeting in the KCRAR Leawood Office.

Applications Open for 2024-2026 Terms on the KCRAR Board of Directors

July 28, 2023 in KCRAR

KCRAR is now accepting applications for director candidates to serve three-year terms on the KCRAR Board of Directors. The KCRAR Credentials-Election Committee encourages members who are actively involved in the Association to apply to run for one of the available positions on the Board by Aug. 31. Available positions include: At-Large Director — This position is open to any […]

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Real Estate Industry to Host Candidate Forum for KCMO City Council June 5

June 2, 2023 in Government Affairs

By Derek Ramsay, KCRAR Sr. VP of REALTOR® Advocacy In this challenging housing market, government regulations have an even greater impact on the development, affordability and growth of our communities. Whether that impact is positive or negative depends on the people we elect to make those regulations. On Monday, June 5 at 5:30 p.m., join […]

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Advocacy Spotlight: Bill Baird

March 17, 2022 in Government Affairs

Kansas City region REALTOR® and former Heartland MLS President Bill Baird has put his REALTOR® advocacy into action in his position as Mayor of Lee’s Summit, Mo., and now he is running for re-election in the April 5 election. “I didn’t get into politics until I ran for school board in 2014, and I would […]

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KCRAR Releases Kansas Election Voter Guide

October 29, 2021 in Government Affairs

Local elections will be taking place in Kansas on Tuesday, Nov. 2, and the Kansas City Regional Association of REALTORS®’ advocacy volunteers have selected REALTOR® Party aligning candidates and released their KCRAR Voter Guide. Candidates are selected based on research and interviews conducted by Kansas City REALTOR® volunteers. Those candidates that support REALTOR® and homeowner […]

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Local Elections Taking Place Aug. 3 in Kansas

July 29, 2021 in Government Affairs

Local primary elections will be held in Kansas on Tuesday, Aug. 3. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Candidates who will advance after Tuesday’s primary elections will meet with KCRAR’s RPAC Trustees for interviews about their views on real estate issues, as they do each election cycle. Depending on the results […]

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REALTOR® Party Wins Big on Election Night

November 5, 2020 in Guest Columns

Guest Column by Derek Ramsay, KCRAR VP of REALTOR® Advocacy It’s been said that “all politics is local,” and while much of the nation has been focused on the election for President of the United States, REALTOR® advocate volunteers, supported by the KCRAR advocacy team, vetted candidates at the local and state levels for their […]

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Vote REALTOR® Party on Nov. 3

October 29, 2020 in Guest Columns

Guest Column by Derek Ramsay, KCRAR VP for REALTOR® Advocacy On Tuesday, Nov. 3, voters will go to the polls to cast ballots in the 2020 General Election. Every four years we are told, “This is the most important election of our lifetime.” And I believe that every four years that is true. But while […]

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Voter Registration Deadlines Approaching

October 2, 2020 in Guest Columns

2020 is an important election year, and many issues and candidates will be up for consideration this Nov. 3. Statistics from the National Association of REALTORS® show that 91% of KCRAR members are registered to vote. Make sure you’re among them by checking your registration, voting location and additional information at the links below. Missouri […]

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