Dec. 15, 2021

#RealEstateClub/AssociationSpotlight: MAREI, Kim Tucker

Kim Tucker is the Executive Director of Mid-America Association of Real Estate Investors (MAREI) – a trade association for Real Estate Professionals based in the Kansas City Metro Area.
MARIE started operating in 2004. Now, they have about 600 paid membe...


Kim Tucker is the Executive Director of Mid-America Association of Real Estate Investors (MAREI) – a trade association for Real Estate Professionals based in the Kansas City Metro Area.

MARIE started operating in 2004. Now, they have about 600 paid members, with about another 400 who think they are members, just are not current on dues.

 

In this episode, Kim shares how MAREI started and later on grew into a thousand-member group. Here, she talks about the difference between pre- and during pandemic scenarios that have undoubtedly brought huge growth to MAREI, as well as the importance of a good network in this field.

 

What you’ll learn in just 17 minutes from today’s episode:

 

  • Discover how good of a game changer a stager is in terms of growing your community in the real estate field;
  • Learn about the link ‘after the meeting’ communication brings in achieving closed deals and you discovering more things;
  • Things that used to be impossible back then but are now possible in a positive manner because of this pandemic

 

 

Resources:

 

Website: http://www.marei.org

 

Topics Covered:

 

01:13 – How Mid-America Association of Real Estate Investors (MAREI) came into existence and is now continuously growing through Kim Tucker and its members

 

05:29 – The no. 1 benefit of being part of a REIA is the other members

 

07:44 – Stepping up and taking a more active role’s benefit to one’s experience in a REIA; how things get better as you take opportunities and get involved

 

10:36 – Changes they needed to face as this pandemic happened

 

12:18 – Experiencing and adjusting to challenges that concern moderating both live and on-line meetings

 

15:15 – Join MAREI’s Facebook group to know more, especially if you’re interested on buying houses / properties in Kansas City

 

 

Key Takeaways:

 

“It’s not just about who you know; it’s who the people you know know.” – Kim Tucker

 

“It’s all about the people. When people show up, then that’s a great reward, but when nobody shows up, well then, I’ll probably stop doing it.” – Kim Tucker

 

“The no. 1 benefit of any REIA or any club you go to is the other members.” – Kim Tucker

 

 

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