Top Questions from the Legal Hotline – May 2017

Legal Hotline Attorney, Vern Jarboe, answers this quarter’s most asked legal questions. Access live legal help and get answers to your transaction questions through the Legal Hotline. Visit and subscribe today! Listing Agreement – Rogue … [Read more...]

Kansas Housing Market Stats – April 2017

"The lack of inventory is beginning to affect sales activity," says KAR president, Cindy White with Bill White Real Estate in Independence. "Sale prices continue to rise as buyers compete for the limited number of homes available for sale in the most … [Read more...]

From A Member Perspective: NAR Legislative Meetings

“Listening to the likes of HUD Secretary Ben Carson, Director of FEMA's Flood Insurance program, Roy Wright, several top economists and numerous experts from NAR on different topics, I had no idea how much I didn't know about what's going on in the … [Read more...]

Where Should You Invest Your Marketing Dollars? | REAL Trends

The pros and cons of different social media platforms. by Brittany Shur, manager of marketing strategy & communication While social media is not a new concept, the marketing capabilities of social platforms, such as Facebook, Pinterest and … [Read more...]

Will We Run Out of Housing | REAL Trends

The problem is not just affordable housing; it’s that unless homebuilding of all kinds increases back to near its historical norm of above 1.4 million homes a year, we may simply run out of places to live and homes to sell. by Steve Murray, … [Read more...]

Capitol Report – Latest update on KAR issues from the 2017 “Regular session” (Update April 25, 2017)

Three major issues – the Kansas state budget, school finance, and tax policy, are still unresolved. Lawmakers will return on May 1 to meet on these major issues during the “Veto Session.” Here’s how KAR continues to protect Kansas REALTORS® and … [Read more...]

How worried should you be about cookies?

In this article, we review what cookies are in the computer realm, their purpose and how to manage them. What is a cookie in computers? A cookie is what we call a small text file that a website stores on your computer’s hard drive or in your … [Read more...]

Kansas Housing Market Stats – March 2017

"Sale prices are rising rapidly in the wake of tight inventories" said KAR president, Cindy White with Bill White Real Estate in Independence. "In March there was less than a 3 months' supply of homes available for sale priced between $100,000 and … [Read more...]

How Does Your Website Performance Compare | REAL Trends

Understanding how visitors interact with your website is critical information to have. How can you improve your sites’ functionality, if you don’t know what needs to be fixed? Two primary metrics to watch are average time on site and average pages … [Read more...]

Real Estate in the Next 10 Years | REAL Trends

In a recent session at the Association Executive Institute entitled “Real Estate in the Next 10 Years,” REAL Trends shared some thoughts about where some of the big impacts on housing and brokerage will come from. Here are some trends from that … [Read more...]

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