KCRAR to Host Free Member Appreciation Event at Drive-In Theatre

May 13, 2021 in KCRAR

KCRAR is inviting its members to a Family Fun Night event at Boulevard Drive-In on June 9 at 7:30 p.m. This circus themed event will include stilt walkers, jugglers, fire dancers and a showing of a family friendly movie, which the general membership voted to select. After a year of isolation and virtual meetings and […]

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Local REALTORS® to Meet with Members of Congress at NAR Virtual Legislative Conference

May 7, 2021 in Guest Columns

By Derek Ramsay, KCRAR VP of REALTOR® Advocacy Most buildings on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. remain closed to the public, so for the second year in a row, NAR Legislative meetings are being held virtually this month. Despite this challenge, the advocacy efforts of the REALTOR® Party continue uninterrupted as they have throughout the […]

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Shred Day and Upcycle Challenge Bring in Over $8,000 for Habitat KC

May 6, 2021 in KCRAR

KCRAR members and their clients drove through the KCRAR parking lot on April 30 for the annual Shred Day event, raising $5,205 for Habitat for Humanity of Kansas City. This date coincided with the second annual Upcycle Challenge online auction, which raised and additional $3,101 for Habitat KC. The Shred Day event sponsor, ProShred, shredded […]

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Shred Day Coming April 30

April 22, 2021 in KCRAR

KCRAR’s annual Shred Day will be held on April 30 this year and will benefit Habitat for Humanity of Kansas City. KCRAR members can drive through the KCRAR Leawood office parking lot between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Shred Day to safely dispose of their files for a $5 donation per box. Plus, this […]

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KCRAR Midwest Missouri Chapter Weeklong Open House Coming to Warrensburg Office

April 8, 2021 in KCRAR

KCRAR will be hosting an open house event next week at the recently remodeled KCRAR Warrensburg office. Over the past months, KCRAR has made improvements to the office and REALTOR® Store in Warrensburg, Mo. KCRAR is inviting its members to see the improvements and meet the new Warrensburg office staff member, Tara Kelley, at its […]

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KCRAR’s 2021 Recharge Conference Breaks Records

March 25, 2021 in KCRAR

KCRAR held its annual Recharge Conference on Thursday completely virtually for the first time. KCRAR extended the invitation to real estate professionals across the country, bringing in over 1,400 registered viewers, more attendees than previous Recharge events have seen. Event emcee Paul Long led the audience through speaker sessions from Leigh Brown, Elizabeth Mendenhall, Tony […]

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Recharge Speaker Spotlight: Paul Long

March 18, 2021 in KCRAR

Speaker, author and educator Paul Long will be this year’s Recharge Virtual Conference emcee on March 25. Long is a motivational speaker and consultant that has challenged the corporate landscape for over a decade while engaging audiences around the globe. As the MLB Kansas City Royals’ 2016 Fan of the Year, Long’s shenanigans have been […]

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Recharge Lunch and Learn Spotlight: Lawrence Yun and KCADC

March 11, 2021 in KCRAR

This year’s virtual Recharge conference on March 25 will include two sessions during the “Lunch and Learn” hour, which will explore the economic outlook locally and nationally. Dr. Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of Research at the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), will be presenting the first Lunch and Learn session, in […]

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Registration for Recharge Virtual Conference Now Open

March 4, 2021 in KCRAR

Registration opened earlier this week for KCRAR’s annual Recharge conference, which is being held entirely virtually for the first time. The conference will take place on March 25 from 9 a.m. to 2:45 p.m., during which time attendees will hear from over a dozen expert speakers in nine bite-sized sessions designed specifically with digital viewing […]

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Recharge Speaker Spotlight: Maura Neill

February 25, 2021 in KCRAR

REALTOR® and real estate speaker Maura Neill will be joining the lineup of expert speakers at Recharge on March 25, where she will deliver a session on strategies when dealing with multiple offers. Neill asserts that a low inventory market means a skill set shift, which is why her session addresses how to handle multiple […]

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