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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President Niemann: A New Season of Technology

April 6, 2023 in Guest Columns

Even with the nicer weather, I still spend a lot of time with technology, and our Heartland MLS board is always looking for new technologies to enhance the platforms we already have in place.

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President West: Relationships Matter

March 1, 2023 in Guest Columns

As REALTORS®, we have a business built on relationships. Relationships with our clients, relationships with our vendors, relationships with our community, and especially our relationships with other REALTORS®…

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President Niemann: Five Lessons from a Walk with Sunday

February 2, 2023 in Guest Columns

My black lab Sunday and I go for walks. During these walks it gives me a lot of time to think and one day I was thinking about how our walks relate to real estate and life in general.

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President West: Goals and Resolutions

January 19, 2023 in Guest Columns

Whether goals or resolutions, there is no better time than the present to make plans to do things better and make yourself better. I’d like to offer a few suggestions for you to add to yours to make this a “better” year.

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President Goering: Keep Paving the Way

December 30, 2022 in Guest Columns

By Alex Goering, 2022 Heartland MLS President A couple of weeks after my wife and I moved into my parents’ basement, I did exactly what one would expect: I got my real estate license. I was nearly 23, which gave me slightly more credibility than being 22. I would describe myself as charismatic, which is […]

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