President Conant: I Dare You

January 7, 2021 in Guest Columns

I’d like to start my term as KCRAR president by saying thank you to all our members. At a time like this, I think those two words have come to mean more to me than ever! They mean more than just a simple “Thanks” on an email signature. When I tell someone “Thank you,” I […]

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President Pierce: Clear Cooperation Policy ‘Coming Soon’

February 21, 2020 in President's Message

Over the last five years, our market has seen a significant and steady decrease in listing inventory. This decline has ushered in various types of “Pocket Listing” practices in our marketplace. While these practices went by various names (whisper listing, pocket listing, private network listing), they often shared a few pervasive qualities: confusion, frustration and […]

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NAR Passes MLS Proposal to Strengthen Cooperation

November 14, 2019 in KCRAR News

The National Association of REALTORS®’ Board of Directors approved MLS Statement 8.0, also known as the Clear Cooperation policy, at its meeting Monday. The policy requires listing brokers who are participants in a multiple listing service to submit their listing to the MLS within one business day of marketing the property to the public. NAR’s […]

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President Moyer: Cooperation and Compromise Are Not Dead

August 9, 2019 in President's Message

Cooperation and a code of ethics separate us from all other industries as well as the crazy world in which we live. As the country heads into another election cycle and we experience increased division, I am proud to be a REALTOR®. We are truly unique. We compete with one another for a finite number […]

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President Moyer: Are you zealous in maintaining and improving the standards of your calling?

April 12, 2019 in Guest Columns

Under all is the land. Upon its wise utilization and widely allocated ownership depend the survival and growth of free institutions and of our civilization. Realtors® should recognize that the interests of the nation and its citizens require the highest and best use of the land and the widest distribution of land ownership. They require […]

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