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Slow and Steady Market Growth in Sarasota and Manatee

Click HERE to download and review the full statistical report or visit The October 2018 report will be released on November 21.

SARASOTA, Fla. (October 19, 2018) – When Hurricane Irma made its path toward Sarasota and Manatee County in September 2017, sales stalled in both counties due to limited business days surrounding the storm. After last year’s […]

By |October 19th, 2018|Member News, RASM News, Statistics|0 Comments

Amendment 2 is for Everybody, Even REALTORS®

You may have recently received an email that Amendment 2 is not for everyone, especially REALTORS®. This is false information being pushed by a group that makes money off challenging the sky-high property tax assessments that Amendment 2 prevents.

As a reminder, Amendment 2 is for everyone because it preserves the 10 percent cap on annual tax […]

By |October 9th, 2018|Advocacy, Member News, RASM News|0 Comments

On the Ballot this November

Here are just some of the initiatives you’ll see on the ballot on November 6.
Amendment 1: Increased Homestead Property Tax Exemption, would raise the portion of a home’s value that can be exempted from non-school property taxes. The Legislature voted to refer the exemption to the ballot in 2017, and the proposed changes would apply […]

By |September 25th, 2018|Advocacy, RASM News|0 Comments

Sarasota and Manatee Homes Sell Quickly in August 2018

Click HERE to download and review the full statistical report or visit The September 2018 report will be released on October 19.

SARASOTA, Fla. (September 20, 2018) – August 2018 numbers report an increase in closed sales, inventory and new listings in the Sarasota and Manatee housing market. With pressure from rising prices, the median time to contract […]

By |September 20th, 2018|RASM News, Statistics|0 Comments

REALTOR® Safety Month: Protect Yourself from the #1 Crime in the U.S.: Identity Theft

Identity theft is a serious and costly crime. People whose identities have been stolen can spend months or years cleaning up the mess thieves have made of their good name and credit record. In the meantime, victims may lose job opportunities, be refused loans, housing or cars, or even get arrested for crimes they didn’t […]

By |September 14th, 2018|Member News|0 Comments

REALTOR® Safety Month: 14 Simple Steps for Safeguarding Your Office

By now, you are aware of potential dangers that face real estate agents when they are meeting clients, showing properties or hosting open houses, and in their cars. There is one more place to consider: the office where you work.

You can help safeguard your business’s (and your personal) property, and the safety of all who […]

By |September 12th, 2018|Member News|0 Comments

Vote “YES” on Amendment 2 and Help Spread the Word!

Everybody is for Amendment 2 because Amendment 2 is for Everybody. While looking over the November 6 ballot, vote “yes” on Amendment 2 to ensure Florida remains an affordable place to live, work, and do business.
What is Amendment 2?
Simply put, Amendment 2 would keep in place a law that caps property tax increases on certain […]

By |September 6th, 2018|Advocacy, Member News, RASM News|0 Comments

REALTOR® Safety Month: 10 Tips for Holding a Safe Open House

Open houses can be a great sales tool—but hosting one also exposes you to numerous unfamiliar people for the first time. Take these steps to stay safe:

If possible, always try to have at least one other person working with you at the open house.

Check your cell phone’s strength and signal prior to the […]

By |September 5th, 2018|Member News|0 Comments

Apply for a 2019 RASM Committee! Applications due on September 30

Committees are the heart of the REALTOR® Association. The members that serve provide the talent and expertise that make us shine. You can make a difference by becoming part of the leadership team by serving on a committee or task force in 2019.
“We do make a difference. From helping out in the community to getting […]

By |August 31st, 2018|Member News, RASM News|0 Comments

Submit Your 2018 RASM Award Nominations

Applications must be received by Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Each year, RASM honors five members for their service to the REALTOR® organization, service in the community, business accomplishments and more. We need your help to identify the recipients for 2018. If you know a member whom you feel is deserving of such recognition, please submit a […]

By |August 31st, 2018|Member News, RASM News|0 Comments