RASM News

Pitch and Learn at MLS Express! Updates to the Popular Program

MLS Express is getting a makeover!

We are conscious of your time, so we’ve adjusted the MLS Express schedule and we will no longer serve breakfast. This allows more time to feature a 10 to 15-minute presentation on timely topics affecting today’s market. Topics will cover the latest developments, quick marketing tips, industry updates and more.

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By |January 8th, 2019|Member News, RASM News|0 Comments

Make It Happen: Meet Amy Worth, 2019 RASM President

2019 RASM President, Amy Worth, Empowers Members to Take Action
No stranger to taking initiative, Amy Worth, a second-generation Realtor® and Broker Associate with RE/MAX Platinum Realty, was born to lead. Great leaders empower others; a theme of Amy’s goal as your 2019 President.

On December 6, 2018, the REALTOR® Association of Sarasota and Manatee (RASM) installed […]

By |January 1st, 2019|Member News, RASM News|0 Comments

Selling on Longboat? Updates to Required Real Estate Sign Dimensions

SARASOTA, Fla. (December 17, 2018) – The Town of Longboat key recently updated their requirement for temporary sign dimensions and eliminated the temporary sign permit process. Official changes in the code will be effective January 9, 2019.

According to a press release from the Town of Longboat Key, the Town Commission adopted Ordinance 2017-03, which amends […]

By |December 17th, 2018|Advocacy, Member News, RASM News|0 Comments

Applications Now Open for the RASM Leadership Institute

New name, new goals, new leaders.
The Leadership Institute (formerly the Leadership Academy) is a rigorous program designed to train emerging REALTOR® leaders who want to get involved, make a difference, grow their business and expand their leadership skills.

WHY SHOULD I APPLY?
Whether your goals are to lead a committee or a community organization, the Leadership Institute […]

By |December 5th, 2018|Member News, RASM News|0 Comments

Market Remains Stable Going into Season

Click HERE to download and review the full statistical report or visit www.myrasm.com/statistics. The November 2018 report will be released on December 19.

SARASOTA, Fla. (November 21, 2018) – Compared to last year, the Sarasota and Manatee County market statistics report more closed sales, inventory and a general rise in median prices in October 2018.

Year-over-year, combined closed sales in […]

By |November 21st, 2018|Member News, RASM News, Statistics|0 Comments

Slow and Steady Market Growth in Sarasota and Manatee

Click HERE to download and review the full statistical report or visit www.myrasm.com/statistics. 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.
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