KCRAR Holiday Party goes virtual this year

November 19, 2020 in KCRAR

KCRAR’s Annual Holiday Party and Awards Event will be held virtually this year on Dec. 2 at 6 p.m. Although KCRAR cannot host its members in person for safety reasons, it is still planning a celebratory evening where award winners will be announced, 2021 KCRAR President Tony Conant will be installed, and more surprises for […]

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NAR Annual Conference Goes Virtual

October 1, 2020 in KCRAR

  This year, the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) kicks-off its first ever virtual REALTORS® Conference & Expo. Taking place from Nov. 2-18, NAR aims for its education sessions to teach attendees how to turn challenges into opportunities to reassess and bounce back bigger and better than before. As online event engagement grows, NAR is […]

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Socially Distanced Shred Day Raises Thousands of Dollars for Habitat For Humanity

September 24, 2020 in KCRAR

Social distancing practices caused this year’s annual Shred Day to look a little different, but even so, 150 cars came through to safely shred and recycle their old files on Sept. 18, raising $3,135 for Habitat for Humanity of Kansas City. Shred Day Equipment Sponsor PROSHRED® and volunteers from KCRAR’s Events and Community Outreach Advisory […]

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Kansas and Missouri State Associations to Hold Annual Conferences Virtually

August 27, 2020 in Education

The Kansas Association of REALTORS® (KAR) and Missouri REALTORS® (MR) are holding their annual conferences virtually this year, making their professional development sessions available to a wider audience. KAR will be hosting its conference Oct. 5-8 with both CE and non-CE professional development sessions. Speakers will include CEO of Dynamite Productions Cheryl Knowlton, social media […]

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Safe File Disposal Available at Upcoming Shred Day

in KCRAR

KCRAR’s annual Shred Day offers members the opportunity to safely dispose of files while benefiting Habitat for Humanity of Kansas City. This year, the event will be taking place on Sept. 18 in the upper parking lot of the KCRAR Leawood office. Members can drive up any time between 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. that […]

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KCRAR to Host Donation Drop-Off Day at ReStore to Benefit Habitat for Humanity

August 14, 2020 in KCRAR

During a time of year when many KCRAR members would ordinarily be preparing for the REALTORS® Rock the Block volunteer event with KCRAR and Habitat for Humanity of Kansas City, this year looks different. Although the virus has prevented REALTORS® from physically getting together to help those in need in the area, there is still […]

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American Dream Auction Held Virtually for the First Time, Raises Over $56,000

August 7, 2020 in Government Affairs

The American Dream Auction was held virtually this year, bringing over 400 KCRAR members together to raise funds for the REALTORS® Political Action Committee (RPAC). Bidders raised $56,000 throughout the week, after the silent auction kicked off the event on Monday, continuing until after the live auction Thursday night. Participants bid on items big and […]

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Veterans Community Project ‘Battle Home’ Installation Opens at Union Station

July 30, 2020 in Community

The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) and the Veterans Community Project (VCP) opened an art installation called “The Battle Home” Monday at Union Station. REALTOR® and VCP co-founder Mark Solomon was honored last year with NAR’s Good Neighbor Award, and this art installation is a part of NAR’s recognition for the work Solomon and VCP […]

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NAR to Host Virtual Tech Edge Series for REALTORS®

June 11, 2020 in Education

The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) is hosting its Tech Edge Series entirely virtually for the first time. The series will include three live streamed events beginning June 30 designed to teach attendees how to be a stronger virtual agent with topics such as best practices for virtual showings, open houses and tours, 360° photos […]

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Recharge Conference and Expo brings Expert Speakers to 300+ Real Estate Professionals

March 13, 2020 in KCRAR

Over 300 REALTORS® and Industry Partners gathered on March 4 at the Sheraton Overland Park to hear expert speakers and network with exhibitors. Speaker Doug Devitre shared how real estate professionals can be using voice first technology in their businesses, and speaker Shay Hata shared strategies for how to automate communication. Between the two main […]

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