RASM News

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.
Florida
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 www.myrasm.com/statistics. 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

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

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

Condo Market Shows Strength in Sarasota and Manatee

Click HERE to download and review the full statistical report or visit www.myrasm.com/statistics. The August 2018 report will be released on September 20.

SARASOTA, Fla. (August 22, 2018) – July inventory falls short, but sales continue to climb year-over-year. The condo market is strong with more pending sales and new listings this month.
“In a traditionally slower month, sales growth […]

By |August 22nd, 2018|RASM News, Statistics|0 Comments

2019 Petition Notice

The slate of nominees for 2019 Officers and Directors of the REALTOR® Association of Sarasota and Manatee has been announced. The Bylaws contain a provision for additional candidates to be placed in nomination by a petition signed by at least 75 RASM REALTOR® Members eligible to vote. The petition shall clearly indicate the position being […]

By |August 6th, 2018|RASM News|0 Comments

NAR Director Positions Open

Apply to serve as a director for the National Association of REALTORS®
RASM will soon be selecting one member to serve on the Board of Directors of the National Association of REALTORS®. We are asking these members to make a 3-year commitment. The Nominating Committee has requested notification to all REALTORS®, so that those interested may […]

By |August 6th, 2018|RASM News|0 Comments

Sarasota and Manatee Home Sales Rise Again in June

Click HERE to download and review the full statistical report or visit www.myrasm.com/statistics. The July 2018 report will be released on August 22.

SARASOTA, Fla. (July 23, 2018) – The Sarasota and Manatee market stays on trend with increasing home sales, rising median prices and low inventory in June 2018.
“We’ve consistently seen low inventory levels and rising prices over […]

By |July 23rd, 2018|RASM News, Statistics|0 Comments