President West: Cultivating Gratitude

November 9, 2023 in Guest Columns

It’s that time of year to be grateful. Do you know that the act of expressing gratitude can actually make you feel better? It’s been linked to improving sleep, mood, pain and immunity. If you could put this into a pill, everyone would take it! As my year as President comes to a close, I […]

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President Niemann: What If?

October 20, 2023 in Guest Columns

Can you sense it? The chill in the air? It signals the arrival of autumn, and as we begin to look forward, 2024 is just around the corner. We are in the process of crafting our business plans for the coming year and setting our goals. There’s a wealth of resources available to assist with […]

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5 Ways to Create a Culture of Safety and Security in the Real Estate Industry

October 5, 2023 in Guest Columns

Guest column by Tracey Hawkins The real estate industry is facing a reckoning, with a growing awareness of the need for a culture shift to prevent harassment, bullying and other unacceptable practices. Leaders in the industry must take action to demonstrate their dedication to providing a safe and supportive environment for all. Here are five […]

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KCNAREB to Host Golf Event Fundraiser for Scholarship Program

August 9, 2023 in Guest Columns

Guest column by Jabari Mack, Kansas City REALTOR®, Chair of KCNAREB Education Committee Did you know that according to the NAR 2023 member profile, only 5% of its members are Black/African American? This is a dilemma the Greater Kansas City Association of Real Estate Brokers (KCNAREB) is determined to fix, and you can help make […]

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President Niemann: Back to School

August 4, 2023 in Guest Columns

Wow, it’s scorching out there! Can you believe this heat? It’s not just the heat, it’s the humidity—the dog days of summer have arrived! Sunday the black lab and I believe that every day is a dog day, not just the end of summer. Interestingly, the term “dog days” dates back to ancient times and […]

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Candidate Training Academy Coming to KCRAR Aug. 3

July 13, 2023 in Government Affairs

The Candidate Training Academy gives REALTORS®, Industry Partners and any potential REALTOR® Party Champion candidates an introduction to and expectation of how to run for public office. It is a valuable head start in their political journey…

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President West: Mid-Year Checkup

in Guest Columns

At the beginning of the year, we are so excited to set new goals and resolutions, and as the days go on, we get busy with the day-to-day activities of life and business, and we often lose sight of those aspirations…

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President Niemann: Enjoy the Ride

June 9, 2023 in Guest Columns

By Kyle Niemann, 2023 Heartland MLS President “Owning a classic Mustang is like owning a piece of the American dream.” —Unknown A few years ago I got the opportunity to become the owner of a classic 1965 Mustang that I named Scarlett because cool cars need fun names, right!? If you have ever owned a […]

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President Niemann: A New Season of Technology

April 6, 2023 in Guest Columns

Even with the nicer weather, I still spend a lot of time with technology, and our Heartland MLS board is always looking for new technologies to enhance the platforms we already have in place.

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Column: We are Better Together

March 9, 2023 in Guest Columns

I want to do something to bridge the gap between the people I know who have shown me kindness and those I do not know who would do me and other Asian people harm. It is an exercise in “East meets West” and “West meets East” to promote understanding and decrease misinformation.

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