2015 NAR Member Profile

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Get the full Member Profile Report here! Get the full Member Profile Report here! … [Read more...]

REALTOR® Emeritus Candidate Applications Open

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October 2nd is the deadline to complete certification forms for REALTOR® Emeritus status, which recognizes REALTOR® and REALTOR®-Associate members with 40 years of continuous membership along with committee service participation. Applications must … [Read more...]

Join us at the 2015 Broker Summits in Seattle

Registration is open and filling fast. Reserve your spot at either the management-focused Broker Summit in Seattle Aug. 17-18 and/or the Broker ‘Tech Edge’ Summit in Seattle Aug. 18-19 – by June 30 for $99 each – or attend both events at an even … [Read more...]

New Closing Rules Delayed Again until October 3, 2015

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For the second time in two weeks, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced a delay in the implementation of the new Truth in Lending Act and Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act Integrated Disclosure (TRID) rules. Originally, the … [Read more...]

Kansas Housing Market Statistics – May 2015

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Kansas home sales rose by 6.6 percent in May 2015 compared to the same period last year, according to new figures released by the Kansas Association of REALTORS®. Sales totaled 3,995 units in May, up from 3,748 units in 2014. In comparison, sales on … [Read more...]

Save 10% at the REALTOR® Store

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Get in, get out and get what you need to succeed with the all-new REALTOR® Store. You can find a variety of brochures, publications, DVDs, reports, digital downloads, and more available for purchase from the REALTOR® Store. Thanks to your input … [Read more...]

KAR Protects REALTORS® and Cracks Down on Property Tax Increases During 2015 Legislative Session

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During the 2015 Legislative Session, KAR protected REALTORS® and property owners from burdensome state income tax increases. In addition, KAR was instrumental in passing legislation to give voters the right to vote on property tax increases by cities … [Read more...]

Implementation of New Closing Rules Delayed until October 1, 2015

Last week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced that the implementation of the new Truth in Lending Act and Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act Integrated Disclosure (TRID) regulation would be delayed until October 1, 2015. … [Read more...]

Getting to know your Member Portal

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You KAR Member Portal is an important tool now available to you.  Find it under Member Resources from the menu on any page of this website.  Just a few of the cool features are; ¨ Check the KAR for Education opportunities and events ¨ Pay your … [Read more...]

Legislative Update – June 10th, 2015

I apologize for the delay in providing you with a legislative update. Frustration is mounting at the Capitol as the Legislature has still not made much progress towards passing a tax plan that will close the now $335 million budget deficit. This … [Read more...]