RASM News

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

Year-to-Date Home Sales are Strong in Sarasota and Manatee

Click HERE to download and review the full statistical report or visit www.myrasm.com/statistics. The June 2018 report will be released on July 23.

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 20, 2018) – Sarasota and Manatee County has closed more home sales so far in 2018 than sales in January through May of 2017. Inventory is still tight and median prices continue to […]

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

Using Your Membership Marks

As a member of a REALTOR® Association, you adhere to a Code of Ethics that protects clients, the public and other real estate people. When you adhere to the Code of Ethics, you are responsible for properly using the REALTOR® marks. The term REALTOR® is not only a trademark owned by NAR and protected by […]

By |June 11th, 2018|Member News, RASM News|0 Comments

RASM Supports Candidates in Primary Election

Every election cycle, the RASM Political Action Advisory Committee (PAAC) works to ensure that the Voice for Real Estate® is represented among our politicians. The 2018 committee recently conducted an intensive review process to determine the candidates who fight to preserve private property rights and align with the values in RASM’s Public Policy Guide.

With final […]

By |June 4th, 2018|Advocacy, RASM News|0 Comments

Closed and Pending Sales Increase in Residential Market

Click HERE to download and review the full statistical report or visit www.myrasm.com/statistics. April 2018 statistics will be released on May 24.

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 23, 2018) – As of March 2018, the two-county area has closed on 5,015 properties so far this year, an increase from this time last year. Inventory levels dropped this month and median prices […]

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

REALTORS® Win Fight for Local Businesses

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 12, 2018) – Leaders of the REALTOR® Association of Sarasota and Manatee (RASM) attended a City of Holmes Beach, FL commission meeting in March to voice concerns against restrictions on formula businesses. Upon hearing RASM’s case, the commission approved an amendment on April 10 to exclude real estate offices from the proposed […]

By |April 12th, 2018|Advocacy, RASM News|0 Comments

NAR Chief Economist to Speak at RASM

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 9, 2018) – The Global Business Council (GBC) of the REALTOR® Association of Sarasota and Manatee (RASM) is hosting the 12th Annual Global Conference with keynote speaker Dr. Lawrence Yun, chief economist and senior vice president at the National Association of REALTORS®.

Global Business Council hosts the one-day conference to offer current international […]

By |April 9th, 2018|GBC, RASM News|0 Comments

REALTORS® Gain Key Victories in Tallahassee in 2018

Despite a very tight state budget, REALTORS® and their communities throughout Florida are walking away from the 2018 session of the Florida Legislature with several key victories: a $31 million cut to the Business Rent Tax, $110 million for affordable housing projects and more than $400 million for Florida’s natural resources.
“Great job, Realtors®, for making […]

By |March 22nd, 2018|Advocacy, RASM News|0 Comments