MEET BOB | Bob Walrafen
Bob Walrafen


Continuing Education Classes for licensing, 1997-present.  Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR), Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), & Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES) Designations.  Ninja Summit, 2009 & 2006.  Walt Frey Ninja Yearlong Coaching Classes, 2006 & 2005.  Ninja Selling Retreat, 2005.  Ninja Selling Class, 2005.  Floyd Wickman Alumni Club, 2000.  The Floyd Wickman Course (Sweat Hogs), 2000.  Continuing Education, Career Education Systems, Inc. Pacesetter Series, J.D. Reece Institute, 1997.  Licensing Curriculum, Career Education Systems, Inc., 1997.  Bachelor of Architecture, University of Kansas, 1975.  Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering, University of Kansas, 1973.   


Twelve-Time Five Star "Best in Client Satisfaction" Agent 2005-2016.  Multi-Million Dollar Producer, 2000-2015.  More than eighty-five percent of my business comes from friends, past clients, & referrals from those people.  Joined ReeceNichols Real Estate (formerly Reece & Nichols Realtors & before that J.D. Reece Realtors) in 1997.  Licensed Realtor in Kansas and Missouri.  Twenty six years in Architecture (24 years at Black & Veatch) including 10 years in Architectural Marketing and Sales.


Council Residential Specialist (CRS Designation).  Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council (ABR Designation).  Center for Specialized REALTOR® of the National Association of REALTORS (SRES Designation).  National Association of Realtors (NAR).  Kansas Association of Realtors (KAR).  Kansas City Regional Association of Realtors (KCRAR).  Heartland Multiple Listing Service (HMLS).  American Institute of Architects (AIA)-Kansas City: Member 1978-2001; Affiliate Member 2001-present; Director 1994-1996; Treasurer 1993.  Construction Industry Affairs Council of Kansas City; Member 1988-1997; President/Chairman 1990.  Member University of Kansas Alumni Association.  Member KU Williams Educational Fund.  Member Community Christian Church.  Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity: Member 1970-present; House Corporation Board President, 2009-present.


Resident of Kansas City since 1973.  Married to a great woman since 1980.  Proud father to a delightful daughter.  KU fan, Chiefs fan, and general sports enthusiast.  Enjoy golf, spending time with family, landscaping/yard work (I actually like to mow), travel, and touring homes and neighborhoods (it's the architect in me).   

My Philosophy

As a Realtor who is also an Architect, I have an appreciation for homes and how people live in them that is unique to Real Estate.  I understand how personal and exciting buying or selling a home can be.  I have a reputation for integrity, attention to detail, thorough communication and excellent service to my clients.  Let me put these qualities to work for you to achieve "Results That Move You".