Kansas Real Estate Housing Statistics | June 2014

June 2014 Kansas Housing Stats

Kansas home sales rose by 5.3 percent in June 2014 compared to the same period last year, according to new figures released by the Kansas Association of REALTORS®. Sales totaled 3,840 units in June, up from 3,647 units in 2013. In comparison, sales … [Read more...]

Accuracy Matters with REALTOR.com®

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This week realtor.com is launching a consumer contest in support of their current #AccuracyMatters branding campaign.  Consumers are being encouraged to share their photos and videos which best communicate the importance of accuracy.  The contest … [Read more...]

The Benefits of Real Estate Transaction Management

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Written by Stephen Hollowell, social media specialist at Realty Commander For a busy real estate professional, there is no typical day in the life. With an ever-changing task list of responsibilities including administrative duties, open houses, … [Read more...]

2015 KAR Leadership Team Elected

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The KAR Board of Directors elected the 2015 KAR leadership team during their June 12th meeting in Hutchinson.  The 2015 KAR President will be Todd Woodburn of Wichita.  Serving along with Todd will be Deborah McMullen, Lawrence, … [Read more...]

REAL Trends announces Top Real Estate Agents in Kansas

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In December we asked our members, brokers, and MLS's to complete a verifiable survey to see how they compare to  America's top real estate agents! REAL Trends and Trulia released the 2014 REAL Trends America's Best Real Estate Agents list this week. … [Read more...]

Capitol Federal® believes in “being prepared”

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What do savvy home hunters have in common with the Boy Scouts? They both know the value of being prepared. That’s especially true for potential buyers when they seek pre-approval for a home loan. Oftentimes the difference between a fast approval from … [Read more...]

Kansas REALTORS® PAC & National REALTORS® PAC Endorse Senator Pat Roberts for Reelection

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The Kansas REALTORS® PAC, the state’s largest association political action committee representing over 7,600 real estate professionals working in the agricultural, commercial and residential real estate industries, enthusiastically endorses Senator … [Read more...]

CRYPTO – Ransomware At Its Deadliest

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Have you heard of ransomware trojans? These are viruses that lock down your files and your computer and ask you for payment to restore your access to them. Some well-known ransomeware trojans are CyrptoLocker, CryptoWall, CryptoDefense and … [Read more...]

NAR Core Standards – What’s next and resource guide

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In May, the National Association of REALTORS® Board of Directors votes to implement core standards for local and state associations across the country.  These core standards were adopted to ensure that REALTOR® members are provided with the services … [Read more...]

Kansas Real Estate Housing Statistics | May 2014

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Kansas home sales fell by 3.3 percent in May 2014 compared to the same period last year, according to new figures released by the Kansas Association of REALTORS®. Sales totaled 3,682 units in May, down from 3,808 units in 2013. In comparison, sales … [Read more...]