I communicate closely with my clients to guide them through the buying & selling process considering all family members in the move. Serving Platte, Clay Counties & the Kansas City Metro.
Get to know Mary Richards
My Philosophy: Communication is the key! I believe in treating my clients fairly and with respect, giving everyone the same care and concern, regardless of their budget. I have put systems in place to follow-up with the many details through closing. My relationship with you continues even after the sale closes. I continually sharpen my skills and keep up-to-date on the latest happenings in real estate as I am a lifelong learner. I embrace and use today's technology to better serve my clients and improve the professionalism of my industry.
Education: I currently hold the following designations: GRI, CRS - Certified Residential Specialist, ABR - Accredited Buyer's Agent. BA in Marketing with Advertising emphasis from Southwest Missouri State University, Springfield, Missouri. Buyer's agency training. Training in working with transferees. GRI, from the Graduate Realtor Institute. Master's Sales Academy 1993, 1994, 1995. Awarded the Certified Residential Specialist designation in 1999. Accredited Buyers Representative 2001. By Referral Only 2001-2005. Howard Britons Star Power Team Training University 2004, Leadership University, Nov. 2006, Listing University, Feb. 2007, Star Power Annual Conference July, 2007, Leader's Choice Training Nov. 2007, Performance Management Network class - Networking and Referral Systems Training April 2008, Influencing the Outcome Coaching Series 2009, Think & Grow Rich Coaching Series 2009, You Were Born Rich Coaching Series 2009, Success Puzzle 2010, 203K Specialist Training 2011, Michael Maher Coaching 2011.
Organizations: NAR-National Association of Realtors. MAR-Missouri Association of Realtors. Kansas City Metro Board of Realtors-2008 State Director. Women's Council of Realtors, 2005 to present-2008 Northland Chapter Secretary. Member of the Metropolitan Kansas City Board of Realtors, RPAC-Missouri 100 Club, 1998, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008. Member of Council of Residential Specialists, Member of Accredited Buyer Representatives. Floyd Wickman's Alumni Club, 1994 & 1995. Power Prospecting Program 2005. By Referral Only Community, 2001-2006. Master Sales Academy 2007. Star Power Club 2005-2008. Smithville PTO, Smithville Middle School Support Group. Past literacy and Algebra tutor for Adult Literacy program.
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I have over 22+ years Real Estate sales experience including: working with single family homes, rental property, land and lot sales, living estates, senior homeowners, bank owned properties, short sales and foreclosures. As an Accredited Relocation Counselor, I have worked extensively with relocating buyers and sellers. I am proud to be counted as one of the top agents in my office.