Affinity Services: Money-Saving Offers


FedEx

KCRAR has teamed up with NAR to provide you with discounts when shipping and using select office services through FedEx.

REALTORS® get not one, but two special discount programs with this arrangement. Enrollment is free and there are no minimum requirements to receive or maintain your discounts. Save up to 20% on select copy and print services, as well as up to 10% on select other services, such as signs, graphics and direct mail. For shipping, you can save up to 26% off select FedEx Express U.S. services and up to 12% off select FedEx Ground services.

Go here to enroll. When you enroll, please provide code: LCRS8P01. If you already participate in the FedEx Advantage® shipping program, simply uncheck the FedEx Express® and FedEx Ground® shipping option when you begin the enrollment process.

Learn more about the program here.


Floor Plan Online (Visual Tour)

As an introductory offer, KCRAR members may order a Basic Interactive Photo Tour free of charge. That’s a $29 value, giving you a Tour you’ll benefit from as part of our listing presentation. Other services and prices are displayed at www.floorplanonline.com/kcrar, where you’ll need to register to be recognized as a KCRAR member when ordering.

Basic service starts with $29 self-service Interactive Photo Tours or agents may opt for the innovative Interactive FloorPlan product with pricing starting at $59. As the name suggests, Interactive FloorPlan displays a property’s floorplan with accompanying photos, offering the online viewer a more comprehensive understanding of the property’s structure, layout and look. To view the various options, go to www.floorplanonline.com/kcrar.


GEICO

As a KCRAR member, you could qualify for an exclusive member savings opportunity with GEICO. An auto policy with GEICO is one of the smartest choices you could make; new GEICO policyholders report average annual savings of $500. GEICO is also able to help you find additional coverage such as homeowners, renters, personal umbrella, and even motorcycle insurance. Contact GEICO today by going here.

Don’t forget to mention your KCRAR affiliation to see how much your membership could save you.


Hangers Cleaners

Hangers Cleaners is pleased to extend to all KCRAR members and their families (in the service area) a 15% discount all the time, no coupons necessary! To get things started, Hangers is offering up to $30 of FREE cleaning! Offer good over three visits, with $10 off each visit! (Offer not to be combined with other offers or discounts and is for regular dry cleaning and laundry only.) As Kansas City’s largest delivery service, Hangers will serve most of the homes and offices of KCRAR members (please call if unsure of your area).

Hangers Cleaners is Kansas City's MOST eco-friendly dry cleaner. Their all-natural cleaning process is great for the environment and great for your clothes, leaving them clean, soft and without that FUNKY dry cleaning smell! Hangers uses all-natural dry cleaning methods, which have been rated #1 by a leading consumer magazine. Because of this, at Hangers wrinkles are more easily pressed out of garments and damage to the fabric is minimized. Garments look new longer because the system causes less fabric breakdown than conventional cleaning methods.

Learn more about the service and how to sign up here. See a price list with the 15% discount here.


Kansas City Business Journal

The Kansas City Business Journal has twospecial offers for KCRAR members.

1. Give the Business Journal a try with a five-week complimentary subscription.
2. Start a NEW subscription to the Business Journal and as a KCRAR member you will receive a one-year subscription for only $80 plus tax.

That's 20% off the regular rate of $100. With your paid subscription you will receive:

  • 52 issues of the Kansas City Business Journal for just $80 plus tax;
  • the current Top 25 Book of Lists ($60 value); PLUS
  • the new Book of Lists when it's issued in October 2010 ($60 value)

It's a total package value of $220 for just $80 (plus tax) - a savings of $140! The Business Journal not only delivers weekly breaking business news, but the articles will give you insights to new commercial and residential developments as well as new companies relocating or moving to the Kansas City metropolitan area

In addition to the weekly business news you will find a calendar of weekly networking events to attend plus the weekly People on the Move section listing recent promotions and acknowledgements. Do not miss the weekly Top 25 List in the paper, which will provide you with key contact information to share with your clients such as the Top 25 Day Care Centers, Public & Private High Schools, Universities & Colleges, Top 25 HMO and PPO Providers, the Top 150 Private Employers, and the Top 100 Employers, just to name a few.

Complete with key contact information, these lists will provide your clients with a sense of confidence as they are moving and will ultimately need some or all of the above services/products as part of a move. Annually the Business Journal will provide you with over 30,000 leads for less than 3 cents each.

Want to give the Business Journal a try? To sign up for a five-week no-obligation trial subscription:

  • Call Kent Barthol at 816-777-2216 and tell him you're a KCRAR member, or
  • Email Kent at kbarthol@bizjournals.com - just state in the subject line "KCRAR five-week trial" and include your full name, mailing address and phone number in the email message.

Questions? Email Kent Barthol at kbarthol@bizjournals.com.


Kansas City Chiefs

Exclusive Kansas City Chiefs ticket offer for all KCRAR Members

The Kansas City Chiefs will make their 2015 regular season debut on Thursday Night Primetime, September 17th vs. the Denver Broncos! The Chiefs and the Kansas City Regional Association of Realtors are teaming up to offer employees a chance to be part of the LOUDEST STADIUM IN THE NFL! This ticket offer will enable all KCRAR employees to purchase tickets at our group rate with no extra fees, so you will be saving a good amount of money on each ticket that you purchase. The 2015 home schedule is stacked with teams like the Pittsburgh Steelers and Chicago Bears as well as divisional rivals Raiders and Chargers.

To ORDER SEASON TICKETS call Cory Lauridsen at 816-920-4715.

2016 Schedule Information Soon To Come!

Season Tickets start out as low as $225 per seat! To check out 2015 Season Ticket pricing, CLICK HERE.

All tickets are subject to availability and under the Chiefs dynamic pricing policy. Contact Cory Lauridsen at (816) 920-4715 or via email at clauridsen@chiefs.nfl.com with any questions or to reserve seats.

National Tire and Battery Auto Centers

Another great offer comes from NTB. When KCRAR members go to one of these quality automotive centers in the Kansas City area, they will be entitled to a discount on tires, batteries, brakes, alignment, shocks, struts, and alternator service and installation. To take advantage of this offer, members should mention “Fleet Account KCRAR” and use the KCRAR phone number (913) 498-1100. Discounts vary on type of service or product purchased. The KCRAR offer is good in addition to other NTB sales and promotions.

New Horizons Computer Training

Now KCRAR Members can receive 20% off computer training classes at New Horizons in Overland Park. This highly regarded training center offers courses in Word, Power Point, desktop publishing programs, Windows-Level 1, Act! Contact Management, Outlook, HTML, MS Project, and many more. To receive the KCRAR 20% discount, register through Joni Smith at New Horizons; 913-660-9979 (or jsmith@nhkc.com), and identify yourself as a KCRAR member.

Office Depot

KCRAR members are eligible for discounts at all Office Depots, nationwide. The discount savings are:

  • 10% to 80% on 176 frequently purchased items in the store.
  • Discounts ranging from 20% to 55% at all Copy and Print centers in every retail store.
  • 5% savings most all other items.
  • Substantial discounts on Office Depot’s already low prices for copier paper and toner.

The member discount requires registration. To register or for more information, go here

Paychex Payroll Processing Services

Eliminate the time-consuming chore of payroll and benefits administration with expert, confidential services from Paychex, Inc. We provide The Kansas City Region Association for Realtors members with comprehensive, accurate, and affordable payroll and HR services tailored for your business. Services include:

• Payroll processing
• Payroll tax services
• Retirement plans
• Workers’ compensation
• Insurance services
• Time and labor solutions
• And more!

Best of all —KCRAR members *save 15% off Paychex Payroll Processing Services and 15% off HR setup fees.

*New clients only

Call today for more information, 1-800-729-2439, and mention code 5717.
www.paychex.com

Principal Financial Group

The Principal Financial Group® is pleased to offer KCRAR members up to a 20% DISCOUNT on Individual Disability Insurance. This discount is a new addition to KCRAR member benefits and is available to all association members.

The Principal Financial Group also offers KCRAR members, at no cost, a complimentary financial analysis to help you prepare a roadmap for your financial future. They are here as a resource for all members to aid with questions and concerns regarding today’s market, strategies to save for retirement, and how you can protect your income and your loved ones.

Feel free to contact your Financial Services Representative Jason Heffner at (913) 317-6611 ext. 3533 or email heffner.jason@principal.com or Brent Gutel at (913) 317-6611 ext. 3516 or email gutel.brent@principal.com. Please feel free to visit our website at www.jasonheffner.net.

Disability insurance has exclusions and limitations. For costs and complete details of the coverage, contact Jason Heffner.

Insurance products from the Principal Financial Group® are issued by Principal National Life Insurance Company (except in New York) and Principal Life Insurance Company. Securities offered through Princor Financial Services Corporation, 800-247-1737, member SIPC. Principal National, Principal Life and Princor® are members of the Principal Financial Group, Des Moines, IA 50392. Jason Heffner, Principal National and Principal Life Financial Services Representative and Princor Registered Representative; Brent Gutel, Agent and Princor Registered Representative.


PROSHRED®

PROSHRED® Security is pleased to extend a 15% discount for one-time purge or recurring shredding services to all KCRAR members. KCRAR members are also welcome to drop off sensitive documents at our PROSHRED® office for destruction. Ask about our RISC program for your home-office based agents.

PROSHRED®, is a locally-owned and nationally operated company specializing in secure mobile document destruction. Our clients can be rest assured that their most sensitive and proprietary materials are destroyed onsite in our state-of-the-art shredding vehicles...before ever leaving their facility. Business, home office and residential clients have entrusted PROSHRED® to maintain their information security, legislative compliance and personal and professional privacy for over 20 years. PROSHRED® is the only mobile service to have met the rigorous operating standards applied by the independent auditors of the International Standards Organization (ISO 9001).

Not only can a partnership with PROSHRED® reduce identity theft and other liability risks, we can help your office become more environmentally friendly - all shredded materials are 100% recycled. Did we mention, with PROSHRED® there are NO contracts!

Contact PROSHRED® at 913-327-8889. They are located at 7939 Flint in Lenexa, KS 66214.

REALTOR® Online Store

The newly designed online store from the National Association of REALTORS® has everything you need to be successful in today's changing market, from products on sales and marketing, commercial and investment, home buying and selling, technology, mortgages, the latest research, and more. Visit the site often, as it is constantly updated, with offerings based on member feedback and changes in the market. They're also giving you 10% off your next purchase when you use promotional code KCRAR2 at checkout!

Visit the store today at www.REALTOR.org/store. New items include the Social Media for REALTORS® Series, which includes 101 Social Media Dos and Don'ts, Blogging, and eMarketing.


Sears Purchase Program

As a KCRAR member, take advantage of our new affinity service from Sears Commercial Sales to receive special pricing on the everyday products that make your house your home. Want that new 50-inch LCD TV? Or thinking of going green with a new Energy Star laundry pair? Receive Preferred Affiliate Program Pricing, backed by Sears’ Price Matching Plus policy, to get discounts ranging from 2% to 30% depending on the item!

Save on such items as: Kenmore and brand name appliances, Exercise Equipment, Grills, Mowers & Tractors, Televisions, Mattresses, Generators, Snow Throwers, Water Softeners, Garage Storage and more!

This program is only available through Sears Commercial Sales and is not available through Sears retail or dealer stores.

Three easy steps:

  • Go to www.sears.com and find the product(s) you’re interested in. Write down the product/model number(s).
  • Get a quote by e-mailing product number(s) to KCRAR’s designated contact at Sears Appliance Select: andrew.schanuth@searshc.com.To receive this special pricing, you must include the KCRAR account number 10073982 in the e-mail. You can also call 1-800-359-2000 to speak with a professionally trained specialist for a pricing consultation.
  • Purchase your discounted item and it’ll be delivered right to your home!

See the printable flier regarding this exciting new Affinity Service here.

 
Sprint

KCRAR is happy to announce NAR's partnership with Sprint, offering you special discounts on select wireless service plans and accessories. A leading provider of wireless services, Sprint is here to help REALTORS® stay connected with those who matter most.

Features and Benefits 

  • 18 percent discount on select wireless monthly service plans
  • 20 percent discount on select accessories
  • Sprint has a buyback program which provides a credit of up to $300 on your Sprint account in exchange for shipping back your old devices (including those from other carriers) to be reused or recycled. Return shipping is free with the buyback program. Some restrictions apply.

 
Eligibility 

  • This offer is available to new and existing Sprint customers. Note: existing customers who wish to convert to the NAR program can do so free of charge but must sign a new 2-year service contract, or add an additional line to an existing contract.
  • Additional phone lines may be added to a member’s account. The discount will apply to eligible plans as long as these additional lines are attached to the NAR member’s account.
  • Sprint services are available to members based in the continental United States, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. 


How to Obtain this Offer 

  • To order via phone – call 1-866-639-8354. Mention your NAR membership and the Sprint representative will provide further directions to obtain the NAR discount.
  • To purchase in a Sprint retail store – please provide your NAR membership (NRDS) ID card to the Sprint representative. They will provide further directions to obtain the NAR discount. The NAR discount code is ASNAR_ZMB_ZZZ.

    To obtain a copy of your NAR membership (NRDS) ID card, please visit NAR’s online Member Guide (http://memberguide.realtor.org/
    ), log in, and print off a copy of your NAR membership card. Please note: You must have your NRDS ID number available to log in to the member guide. If you do not know your NRDS number, you may find it by clicking the “Look it up now to get started” link located on the home page of the member guide.
  • COMING SOON – Online Ordering. 


State Line Nissan  

KCRAR has teamed up with State Line Nissan to offer great discounts on brand-new and certified pre-owned vehicles! Here's what they're offering you, just for being a KCRAR member:

  • 2 percent under invoice on a brand-new Nissan
  • $500 over cost on certified pre-owned
  • LIFETIME maintenance on new & pre-owned vehicles (free oil changes and tire rotations)
  • One to One Rewards Card with an additional $500 off the price off a 2nd car purchase from State Line
  • 15 percent off labor; 10 percent over cost on parts

Contact Liz at 913-915-3784 or eressler@statelinenissan.com and tell her you're a KCRAR member. It's that simple!

WellCard™ Health 

Today, more than one in four REALTORS® has no health insurance. Even more are underinsured. With a NEW, free program from KCRAR affiliate member Larry Davis of Financial Associates, KCRAR members are able to save money on many medical, dental and vision treatments with WellCard™ Health.

WellCard Health empowers members to reduce costs associated with pharmacies, vision care providers, hearing specialists, prepaid lab and imaging tests, patient advocacy services and more. It’s easy to start saving! Simply pick up your own WellCard at the KCRAR offices, register your membership at www.WellCardHealth.com and start saving.

Don’t wait! Get started today and enjoy savings of 20-40 percent on nearly all general dentists’ and specialists’ standard fees; savings on vision correction such as Lasik and PRK; access to a convenient telephone medical consultation service; and more.

For more information, visit www.WellCardHealth.com