4 KCRAR & Heartland MLS Benefits to Help Agents Grow Their Businesses in 2023

January 5, 2023 in KCRAR

KCRAR and Heartland MLS offer a wide suite of benefits to their members and subscribers. Agents can take full advantage of these offerings to advance their professional development, streamline their processes, gain new leads and more. Remine Pro. Heartland MLS subscribers can start enhancing their toolkit by using no-cost tools available through their complimentary Remine […]

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2023 Enrollment Now Open for KCRAR’s Group Health Plans

November 3, 2022 in KCRAR

The annual enrollment period is now open for KCRAR’s insurance plans through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City. After negotiations with insurance providers, KCRAR is able to offer its members and their families health coverage at the lowest possible rate. The current enrollment period will offer an insurance effective date of Jan. 1, 2023. […]

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Kathy Copeland’s Life and Lessons Remembered by Friends, Colleagues

October 14, 2022 in KCRAR

2007 KCRAR President Kathy Copeland passed away on Oct. 7 at the age of 76. Copeland achieved many honors throughout her career in real estate, including 2013 REALTOR® of the Year for the state of Kansas. Copeland was highly respected among her peers in the real estate industry. “I was fortunate to have the opportunity […]

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Two New Forms Added to KCRAR Standard Forms Library

October 13, 2022 in KCRAR

In the ever-changing residential real estate market, with today’s low inventory combined with high demand from buyers competing for the few properties available, many real estate companies have developed their own addendum to waive the appraised value contingency in the KCRAR Sale Contract and an addendum for a purchase price escalation. This has created multiple […]

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REALTORS® Hit It Out of the Park, Raise $85k at 2022 American Dream Auction

August 19, 2022 in KCRAR

The silent auction kicked off online on Monday, and over the next three days, REALTORS® bid on over 100 items from sports memorabilia to tech gadgets to kitchen appliances and more. On Wednesday, over 20 REALTORS® took the field to play an exhibition softball game, spectated by a crowd of Live Auction attendees. After the […]

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Applications Now Open for 2023 KCRAR Committees and Advisory Groups

August 11, 2022 in KCRAR

KCRAR is now accepting applications for its 2023 committees and advisory groups. KCRAR committees and advisory groups offer members the opportunity to help shape the real estate landscape for its 13,000+ members while networking with fellow agents, brokers and Industry Partners. The many committees and groups at KCRAR cover a variety of Association interest areas, […]

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Image Description: The 2022 BOD sitting in a meeting in the KCRAR Leawood Office.

Applications Open for 2023-2025 Terms on the KCRAR Board of Directors

July 28, 2022 in KCRAR

KCRAR is now accepting applications for director candidates to serve three-year terms on the KCRAR Board of Directors. The KCRAR Credentials-Election Committee encourages members who are actively involved in the Association to apply to run for one of the available positions on the Board by Aug. 31. Available positions include: At-Large Director — This position is […]

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KCRAR Regional Chapter Director, Ashlee Ricks, Receives RCE Designation from NAR

March 17, 2022 in KCRAR

Ashlee Ricks, Regional Chapter Director for the Kansas City Regional Association of REALTORS® was recently honored by the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) for earning the REALTOR® association Certified Executive (RCE) designation during the Association Executives Institute held in Atlanta, Ga. last week. According to NAR, the RCE designation recognizes exceptional efforts made by REALTOR® association executives. Ricks is […]

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KCRAR Names New Chief Operating Officer

March 4, 2022 in KCRAR

KCRAR’s newest staff member, Julie Bolton, stepped into her role as Chief Operating Officer this week, succeeding Perry Crume, who retired at the end of last year. Bolton comes from the Tri-Lakes Board of REALTORS® in Branson, Mo., where she served 6+ years as Association Executive. “I am extremely pleased that Julie agreed to join our […]

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KCRAR and Heartland MLS Take Strides in 2021

January 13, 2022 in KCRAR

2021 was a year of growth for KCRAR, Heartland MLS and Kansas City REALTORS®. In the midst of an ongoing pandemic, and with a housing supply less than 1.5 months throughout the year, KCRAR implemented new innovations to help serve REALTORS® in the Kansas City region. For the safety and varying comfort levels of its […]

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