President Cunningham: Navigating Spring Courtesies — Etiquette in Real Estate Showings

February 15, 2024 in Guest Columns

By Cindy Cunningham, 2024 KCRAR President With the recent warmer temperatures and an uptick in real estate activity, it seems the spring market has already arrived. However, amidst the excitement of showcasing or viewing homes, it’s important to maintain a sense of etiquette and respect for both the properties and individuals involved. So, I would […]

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President Voltz: New Year, SMART You

January 11, 2024 in Guest Columns

By Amy Voltz, 2024 Heartland MLS President As we enter 2024, it’s hard not to feel the “New Year, New You” mentality take over. Companies pay millions in promotions for us to see these types of ads in our social media feed, our email inboxes and even popping up in our mailboxes. Weight loss plans, […]

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President Niemann: Continued Growth

December 8, 2023 in Guest Columns

By Kyle Niemann, 2023 Heartland MLS President “How did it get so late so soon. It’s night before it’s afternoon. December before it’s June. My goodness, how the time has flewn. How did it get so late so soon?”  – Dr. Seuss How did time manage to slip away so quickly? It feels like just […]

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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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President West: Strive to Serve

September 21, 2023 in Guest Columns

By 2023 KCRAR President Sydney West Happy Fall! As the days cool down and the leaves start to fall, it is the perfect time to begin making plans for 2024. Not just business plans, but ways to enrich our lives and our communities. Last week, I had the privilege to join KCRAR’s eighth annual REALTORS® […]

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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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President West: Mid-Year Checkup

July 13, 2023 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 West: Making Moves for the American Dream

May 3, 2023 in Guest Columns

My favorite thing about May and real estate? You might be thinking it’s the exciting May market, and it is an exciting time in the market, although that isn’t my favorite thing…

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