President Niemann: Five Lessons from a Walk with Sunday

February 2, 2023 in Guest Columns

My black lab Sunday and I go for walks. During these walks it gives me a lot of time to think and one day I was thinking about how our walks relate to real estate and life in general.

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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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President Goering: Keep Paving the Way

December 30, 2022 in Guest Columns

By Alex Goering, 2022 Heartland MLS President A couple of weeks after my wife and I moved into my parents’ basement, I did exactly what one would expect: I got my real estate license. I was nearly 23, which gave me slightly more credibility than being 22. I would describe myself as charismatic, which is […]

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President Pierce: A Time of Opportunity

December 2, 2022 in Guest Columns

By Michael Pierce, 2022 KCRAR President With lower home sales, higher interest rates, and rising inflation, it is easy to fall into the mindset that your business growth will be an inevitable victim of circumstance. In reality, this is a time of great opportunity for business growth. There are no circumstances that can hinder your growth as a professional […]

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DEI Undertakes Homebuyer Seminar, REALTOR® Redlined Event

October 27, 2022 in Guest Columns

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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President Goering: Stay the Course

October 21, 2022 in Guest Columns

By Alex Goering, 2022 Heartland MLS President KCRAR and Heartland MLS presidents have been doing these presidential guest columns for a while. As an association junky, some of my favorite people have been “guest columnists,” and I’ve always enjoyed reading the work of my friends. In February of 2020, KCRAR President (and my friend/podcast co-host), […]

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Looking Out For The Industry: You’re Up To Bat!

August 12, 2022 in Guest Columns

By Alex Goering, 2022 Heartland MLS President If you follow many of your fellow REALTORS® on social media, you’ve probably seen a post or two about an upcoming softball game. All across the city, REALTORS® are preparing for this epic showdown by going to batting cages, playing catch, and searching for their favorite flavor of […]

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President Pierce: Growing from Change

July 28, 2022 in Guest Columns

Michael Pierce, 2022 KCRAR President Real estate professionals are pros at adapting. In our careers, many of us have seen the lows of a housing crisis to the fast-paced low inventory market we’re currently experiencing, and everything in between. What we gain from all these difficult times in the market is experience and perspective. In […]

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President Goering: The Impact of What We Do

June 23, 2022 in Guest Columns

By Alex Goering, 2022 Heartland MLS President As REALTORS®, we’ve all had those conversations with people who don’t really understand what we do. They assume that we only look at perfectly pristine and Instagram-ready homes. They figure we binge Selling Sunset episodes to stay inspired and educated. We obviously all make millions of dollars, and […]

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How to Use Your Online Presence to Improve Your Real Estate Business

June 16, 2022 in Guest Columns

Guest column by Darren Kipfer, Constellation1 If you’re struggling to get started on social media, or you feel like you’re not using the platforms optimally, try out these strategies for social media and your website to get results online and increase ROI on your digital marketing efforts. SOCIAL MEDIA Think of social media as a […]

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