Kansas City REALTORS® Rally at the Kansas Capitol to Protect Our Communities and Property Ownership

February 8, 2019 in Government Affairs

This past week, hundreds of REALTORS® from across the state of Kansas attended a rally at the Kansas Capitol to lobby members of the Kansas Legislature on important legislative issues affecting communities, the real estate industry and property ownership. This annual event is an opportunity for REALTORS® to learn about the legislative issues impacting the […]

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Rally for Homeownership During the 2019 KAR Capitol Conference

January 25, 2019 in Government Affairs

On Wednesday, Feb. 6, hundreds of Kansas REALTORS® will gather in the Kansas Capitol in Topeka to rally for property ownership and urge the Kansas Legislature to stop a $30 million hidden state income tax increase on middle class Kansas homeowners. This annual event will be an opportunity to connect with other REALTORS® across the […]

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Kansas REALTORS® Launch Campaign to Stop Hidden State Income Tax Increases on Kansas Homeowners

January 24, 2019 in Government Affairs

The Kansas Association of REALTORS® (KAR) has launched a consumer-focused public awareness campaign to help urge the Kansas Legislature to pass legislation to stop a $30 million hidden state income tax increase on Kansas homeowners. If this effort is not successful, thousands of Kansas homeowners will be forced to pay higher state income taxes, since […]

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Kansas REALTORS® Working to Stop a $30 Million Hidden State Income Tax Increase on Kansas Homeowners

January 16, 2019 in Government Affairs

In 2019, the Kansas Association of REALTORS® (KAR) and KCRAR are working together to stop a hidden state income tax increase on Kansas homeowners. If the Kansas Legislature does not pass legislation during the 2019 Legislative Session to stop this hidden income tax increase, Kansas homeowners will pay $30 million more in state income taxes. […]

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Kansas City REALTORS® Meet with Kansas Legislators to Discuss 2019 Legislative Priorities

December 14, 2018 in Government Affairs

Last week, over 60 Kansas City REALTORS® and members of the Kansas Legislature gathered at the annual Kansas City REALTORS® Legislative Breakfast to discuss the most pressing issues facing REALTORS® and the Kansas City region during the upcoming 2019 Kansas Legislative Session. By attending this complimentary program, REALTORS® were armed with the latest information on […]

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Kansas City REALTORS® Receive Special Update on Blue Valley Schools

December 6, 2018 in Community

Over 120 Kansas City REALTORS® received a special update on current programs and trends in the Blue Valley School District from the Blue Valley School District’s leadership team on Thursday, Nov. 29. KCRAR was happy to partner with Blue Valley Schools on this complimentary Lunch and Learn program with the goal of providing relevant, up-to-date […]

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Registration Now Open for the 2018 Kansas Legislative Breakfast

November 29, 2018 in Government Affairs

All Kansas City REALTORS® are invited to attend a free breakfast program at the Mission Hills Country Club in Mission Hills from 8:30 to 10 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 7. During this complimentary program, Kansas City REALTORS® will get a preview of the 2018 Kansas Legislative Session from the KCRAR state and local advocacy team […]

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Kansas Elections Lead to a New Democratic Kansas Governor, Two New Members of Congress

November 8, 2018 in Government Affairs

The smoke has cleared from the 2018 Election, and Kansas residents have elected a new Kansas Governor, two political newcomers in the Kansas Congressional delegation and minor changes in the Kansas Legislature. Democrats Retake the Kansas Governor’s Mansion and End Eight Years of Total Republican Control Most headlines across the state of Kansas this week […]

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Blue Valley Schools to Host Free Lunch and Learn Program for Kansas City REALTORS®

October 26, 2018 in Guest Columns

The Blue Valley School District will host a free REALTOR® Lunch and Learn program for Kansas City REALTORS® at the Hilltop Conference Center in Overland Park from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 29. During this complimentary lunch program, the Blue Valley School District’s leadership team will update REALTORS® on current programming and […]

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New Neighborhood Design Standards in Prairie Village Beginning in February 2019

October 3, 2018 in Guest Columns

Beginning on Feb. 1, 2019, all new home construction projects and many remodeling projects within the city of Prairie Village will be subject to newly-adopted Neighborhood Design Standards. City officials recently adopted the new standards to address an increase in the number of older homes that have been torn down in recent years and replaced […]

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