2018 Kansas City REALTORS® PAC General Election Guide

October 23, 2018 in Government Affairs

REALTORS® don’t just sell homes. We help businesses and families invest in our communities, which requires quality public schools, a growing economy, a healthy real estate market, strong protection for private property rights and a vibrant business environment. That’s why it’s so important to build relationships with elected officials who understand the key contribution that […]

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Register to Vote Before the Upcoming Election

September 24, 2018 in Guest Columns

In order to increase REALTOR® participation and influence in the political process, the Kansas City Regional Association of REALTORS® (KCRAR) has partnered with the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) to launch a REALTOR® voter registration drive. “While nearly 90 percent of KCRAR members are registered to vote, we can do better,” KCRAR President Andrea Sheridan […]

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Support the REALTOR® Party—Vote Tuesday, Aug. 7

August 3, 2018 in Guest Columns

As REALTORS®, our individual success depends on our ability to promote the benefits of homeownership to our buyers and sellers. But too often our success as an industry depends on defending those same benefits against government intervention. The REALTOR® Party, supported by RPAC, supports candidates who believe in homeownership and private property rights. In recent […]

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Vote NO on Kansas City, Mo. Question 1

July 26, 2018 in Guest Columns

Kansas City has an affordable housing problem. Approval of Question 1 on Aug. 7 would turn that problem into a crisis. Proposed as a “Healthy Homes” program, Question 1 requires landlords to pay a $20 registration fee per property, pay a $20 annual fee per unit, submit annual inspection reports for each unit to the […]

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Vote YES for A Better KCI

November 2, 2017 in Community

On Tuesday, Nov. 7, residents of Kansas City, Mo. will have the opportunity to cast their votes to build a new single terminal at Kansas City International Airport.   Much of Kansas City’s business community, including KCRAR, stand behind this project for many reasons:   The new terminal will offer a better experience with more […]

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Mayor Sly James Talks Infrastructure with Kansas City REALTORS®

February 9, 2017 in Government Affairs

Kansas City Mayor Sly James continued his infrastructure bond tour of Kansas City by visiting with KCRAR REALTOR® members last Wednesday, February 8. Speaking to a full audience in the scenic Carriage Club, Mayor James, accompanied by City Manager Troy Schulte, did not pull any punches when addressing the assembled about the overall nature and […]

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