Kansas City REALTOR® Andrew Mall Installed as KAR President at Fall Conference

October 8, 2021 in KCRAR

The Kansas Association of REALTORS® (KAR) held its annual Fall Conference in Wichita, Kan. this week, where KCRAR member Andrew Mall was installed as the 2022 KAR President. This year’s conference marked the 100th anniversary of KAR. Mall has been an active REALTOR® member on the local, state and national levels. At KCRAR, he served […]

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State Association Conferences to Be Held in Kansas City, Wichita this Fall

August 19, 2021 in KCRAR

Registration is open for the Missouri REALTORS® (MR) Fall Business Conference and the Kansas Association of REALTORS® (KAR) Annual Conference and Expo. Both these conferences offer a full schedule for members to attend CE classes, professional development seminars, networking events and more. The MR conference will take place as a hybrid event Sept. 28 – […]

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KCRAR to Host Tax Strategies GRI Class for Kansas Association of REALTORS®

August 12, 2021 in Education

KCRAR will be hosting a class for the Kansas Association of REALTORS® called “SMART MONEY: Tax Strategies for Independent Contractors” for GRI credit on Aug. 26 in the KCRAR classroom. The class will be taught by Chris Bird, a Senior CRS Instructor and a Senior Faculty Instructor for the REALTORS® Land Institute with over 30 years […]

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Registration Open for REALTORS® to Meet with Representative Sharice Davids and Senator Jerry Moran

June 10, 2021 in Government Affairs

REALTORS® will meet with U.S. Representative Sharice Davids and Senator Jerry Moran via Zoom on June 22 to lobby for homeownership and property issues as a part of the Kansas Association of REALTORS’® (KAR) Virtual Hill Visit. This annual event is usually held in-person in Washington D.C., so this year’s virtual event presents an opportunity […]

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Registration Open for REALTORS® to Meet with Senator Roger Marshall

June 3, 2021 in Government Affairs

REALTORS® will meet with U.S. Senator Roger Marshall via Zoom on June 8 to lobby for homeownership and property issues as a part of the Kansas Association of REALTORS’® (KAR) Virtual Hill Visit. This annual event is usually held in-person in Washington D.C., so this year’s virtual event presents an opportunity for REALTORS® who may […]

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KAR Secures Big Win for Kansas Homeowners

May 6, 2021 in Government Affairs

By Derek Ramsay, KCRAR VP of REALTOR® Advocacy Earlier this week, the Kansas legislature overrode Governor Laura Kelly’s veto of Senate Bill 50. In doing so, the lawmakers sent a clear message that homeownership matters in Kansas. Among other provisions, Senate Bill 50 will allow income taxpayers in Kansas to itemize their state tax filing […]

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Missouri REALTORS® Launches Tech Helpline as No-Cost Resource to Members

March 18, 2021 in KCRAR

Missouri REALTORS® (MR) launched a program called Tech Helpline earlier this week as a service to its members, a tool which is also available to Kansas members through the Kansas Association of REALTORS®. Both of these helplines are available at no cost to members of KAR and MR as a membership benefit. Tech Helpline is […]

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Kansas and Missouri REALTOR® Associations Advocate for Homeowner and Real Estate Issues

January 28, 2021 in Government Affairs

Homeowners and real estate professional are not only affected by federal government policies, but also by legislative issues at the state level. The Kansas Association of REALTORS® (KAR) and Missouri REALTORS® (MR) have advocacy teams monitoring the issues coming to state congress to address any that may prove to be critical to REALTORS® and homeowners. […]

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KCRAR Partners with KAR for New Online CE Platform

December 17, 2020 in Education

KCRAR introduced this week a new platform on which it will be offering online CE classes at no cost to its members. These new class offerings are available on Keynote, which is managed by the Kansas Association of REALTORS® (KAR) and offers classes for both Missouri and Kansas CE credit. These classes are normally priced […]

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KCRAR Members Receive Awards, Appointments at Kansas Conference

October 8, 2020 in KCRAR

KCRAR Members Christian Barnes and Sydney West were honored at the Kansas Association of REALTORS® (KAR) Annual Conference with the REALTOR® of the Year and Salesperson of the Year awards. Additionally, Andrew Mall was installed as KAR Vice President and Crystal Swearingen and Jeff Carson were appointed to state committees. Christian Barnes, recipient of KAR’s […]

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