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This article originally appeared in the October 2 020 issue of the REAL Trends Newsletter is reprinted with the permission of REAL Trends, Inc. Copyright 2020. The Need For Human Connection | Are you losing connection with your associates? By Larry Kendall, author of “Ninja Selling” When the pandemic required lockdown in March, many leaders turned to Zoom (or similar digital platforms) to connect and communicate with their associates. This was an important and critical move as many associates were afraid and confused. Electronic meetings brought them together and attendance soared. Many leaders commented, “Zoom meetings may be the new abnormal going ...
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“There was just an 1.8 months’ supply of homes available for sale across the state at the end of August,” said KAR president, Marsha McConnell with Plaza Astle Realty in Hutchinson. “This is tightest inventory ever recorded for the State of Kansas.” August 2020 Market Highlights Home sales in Kansas fell by 2.8% in August 2020 compared to the same period last year. National sales rose with sales rising 10.5% over 2019. Home prices continue to gradually increase across the state. The statewide average sale price in August was $248,727 a 11.9% increase compared to last year. Midwest prices rose 10.7% and US prices rose 11.4%. Mortgage rates continue ...
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In this week's Buzzworthy news... U.S. Senate passes deal to provide additional funding for Coronavirus (COVID-19) relief programs Two weeks after the applications opened, the Paycheck Protection Program and Economic Injury Disaster Loans funds were exhausted. The US Senate has taken action to replenish the funds to offer aid to more businesses. Now is the time to apply for stimulus funding. Action steps to securing stimulus money If you missed the CARES Act Live Event on Monday, you can still reap the benefits of the webinar by watching the recording. Dale Carlton and Chris Bird, with the Residential Real Estate Council, walk through all of ...
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Love the weekly E-news? Now you can find the same great content on The Buzz. Can a buyer get an inspection on an "as is" property? Find the answer to this question and more in the January 2020 Legal Hotline summary. Daily habits are the stepping stones to your future. Where is your path heading? Check out these nine Ninja Success Habits from Larry Kendall, author of Ninja Selling and Chairman Emeritus of The Group, Inc. New year, new campaign, but the R still stands for reliable guidance to property ownership. Check out the 2020 That's Who We R campaign video. And just in case you missed it, check out this article about our Capitol Conference ...
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Did you miss the 2020 KAR Capitol Conference? Check out this Capitol Conference recap and be in the know about how KAR advocates for you and your business. https://kansasrealtor.com/2020-capitol-conference-recap
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Hey bees! We're ready to roll into the 2020 Kansas Legislative session strong! Our primary focus issues include protecting itemized deductions and home inspector regulation. Learn more about what KAR is doing to protect your bottom line by attending the 2020 KAR Capitol Conference Feb. 4-6 in Topeka at the Capitol Plaza. Through the KAR room block, you can reserve a room at the Capitol Plaza for just $104 per night, plus tax. There's a lot of buzz around Opportunity Zone programs and incentives. NAR is at your service, ready to help you and your clients take advantage of these opportunities. Check out this article from NAR on how you can get involved ...
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