KAR-Supported Bill Protecting REALTOR®-Paid Fees Now Kansas Law

June 8, 2017 in Government Affairs

According to a report issued by the Kansas Association of REALTORS®, the Kansas State Legislature passed a REALTOR®-backed bill to Governor Sam Brownback during their marathon legislative session, who signed it into law on Tuesday, May 16th. The bill, House Bill 2153, requires that funds paid to state agencies “shall be used for the purposes […]

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A Look Inside 2017’s KAR Capitol Conference

February 9, 2017 in Government Affairs

This past week, REALTORS® from across Kansas gathered in Topeka for the annual Capitol Conference, held by the Kansas Association of REALTORS®. The Capitol Conference is a chance for state-associated REALTORS® to actively lobby for their industry and make their voices heard while advocating for private property rights. For this year’s conference, KCRAR fielded a […]

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Homeownership Protected in Jefferson City and Topeka in 2016

February 6, 2017 in Government Affairs

Homeownership Protected in Jefferson City and Topeka in 2016 It was a busy year for real estate related legislation in both the Show-Me State and the Sunflower State. And, while the regular session was full of the standard legislative back-and-forth that is typical for any statehouse, Topeka saw some incredible last-minute fireworks at their end-of-session. […]

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