Recharge Speaker Spotlight: Shay Hata

February 2, 2023 in KCRAR

Recharge fan-favorite speaker Shay Hata will be taking the Recharge stage once again as keynote speaker on April 6, 2023 at the Overland Park Convention Center with two new sessions: “15 Unique Lead Generation Strategies” and “Double Your Business in One Year.” “When my husband and I moved to Chicago, we didn’t know a single […]

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President West: Goals and Resolutions

January 19, 2023 in Guest Columns

Whether goals or resolutions, there is no better time than the present to make plans to do things better and make yourself better. I’d like to offer a few suggestions for you to add to yours to make this a “better” year.

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KCRAR and Heartland MLS Introduce 2023 Presidents at Annual Holiday Party

December 8, 2022 in KCRAR

Over 500 REALTORS® and Industry Partners gathered this week at the Loews Kansas City Hotel to witness the installation of KCRAR’s 2023 President Sydney West and Heartland MLS’s 2023 President Kyle Niemann. KCRAR and Heartland MLS CEO Kipp Cooper kicked off the event with a look back at the year’s endeavors and the premiere of […]

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KCRAR Announces 2022 Award Winners at Annual Holiday Party

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Kansas City REALTORS® were honored this week at the KCRAR Holiday Party and Awards Event at the Loews Kansas City Hotel. REALTORS® and Industry Partners from across the Kansas City region were nominated for KCRAR Annual Awards, and five members were selected. The 2022 Good Neighbor Community Service Award was presented to Brent Gieseke, Exit […]

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Ukrainian Real Estate Agent Speaks in KC, Details the State of Real Estate Amid Ongoing War

November 17, 2022 in KCRAR

Displaying before and after photos of war-torn Kyiv, Ukraine, Arthur Ohanesyan still stressed the importance of organized real estate practice to an audience of Kansas City REALTORS® this week. The former Vice President of the Ukraine Realtors Association stopped by the KCRAR classroom while in the United States raising funds for the Help and Hope […]

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KCRAR to Host Donation Drive in Support of REALTOR®-Founded Mimi’s Pantry

October 27, 2022 in KCRAR

KCRAR will be accepting donations to benefit Mimi’s Pantry from Nov. 1 through Nov. 18 to help the organization supply food to those in need during the upcoming holidays. Donation barrels will be available at the KCRAR Leawood and Northland offices for members to drop off food donations, and those who would like to make […]

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DEI Undertakes Homebuyer Seminar, REALTOR® Redlined Event

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By Donta Littlejohn, 2022 DEI Chair Over the last few months, KCRAR’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee (DEI) has been hard at work finding ways to partner with the community and bring together our REALTOR® membership. We have found great partnerships with the Johnson County Museum and Habitat for Humanity of Kansas City. On Oct. […]

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DEI to Host Upcoming Event to Shine Light on Impact of Redlining in KC Region

September 22, 2022 in KCRAR

The KCRAR Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee (DEI) announced this week an upcoming event for REALTOR® members hosted at the Johnson County Museum’s featured exhibit, “Redlined: Cities, Suburbs, Segregation.” To share some of the history of redlining in the Kansas City region, historian and Curator of Interpretation for the Johnson County Museum Andrew Gustafson was […]

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KC REALTORS® Rock the Block Again With Habitat for Humanity

September 15, 2022 in Community

Around 130 REALTORS® and Industry Partners gathered in the Armourdale neighborhood in Kansas City, Kan. this week for two days of service to their community at KCRAR’s annual REALTORS® Rock the Block event with Habitat for Humanity of Kansas City. Real estate agents from around the region worked on nine homes in the neighborhood, accomplishing […]

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REALTORS® Hit It Out of the Park, Raise $85k at 2022 American Dream Auction

August 19, 2022 in KCRAR

The silent auction kicked off online on Monday, and over the next three days, REALTORS® bid on over 100 items from sports memorabilia to tech gadgets to kitchen appliances and more. On Wednesday, over 20 REALTORS® took the field to play an exhibition softball game, spectated by a crowd of Live Auction attendees. After the […]

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