Sarasota/Manatee Realtor® Magazine

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Sarasota/Manatee Realtor® Magazine, the official magazine of local real estate, is published monthly by the Realtors® Association of Sarasota and Manatee. The magazine currently consists of 36 pages in print (40+ pages online), and is a four-color, glossy publication, supported by advertising revenue. The magazine is mailed directly to our members, and copies are also available at the Association offices and at Association-sponsored events. It is designed to further the education and informational needs of our members.

ADVERTISING: We offer our members a 10 percent discount on the normal advertising rates. Click HERE to complete the agreement online or HERE to download the Media Kit that will give you the various monthly rates and ad sizes, as well as contact information.

FEATURE A NEIGHBORHOOD: Members can submit their favorite neighborhood for a chance to be featured in the Neighborhood Spotlight section of our magazine. Click HERE to complete the online form. Please contact Gina White if you have any questions.

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Sarasota/Manatee Realtor Magazine: March 2017
RASM Gives Back in 2017! The RASM Community Outreach Committee chose 12 deserving organizations to support by volunteering and/or offering financial support.

Sarasota/Manatee Realtor Magazine: February 2017
Rico Boeras, CID President, shares with us his personal story of growing up in Sarasota as a son of Cuban immigrants in the 1960s.

Sarasota/Manatee Realtor Magazine: January 2017
RASM celebrates and installs the new 2017 officers and directors, at the Installation and Awards Banquet and welcomes the 2017 Association President, Xena Vallone.

Sarasota/Manatee Realtor Magazine: December 2016
RASM honors six leaders who have made remarkable contributions throughout the year and have had a positive impact on the Association.

Sarasota/Manatee Realtor Magazine: November 2016
Home value and appreciation can get a big increase from having highly rated schools nearby.

Sarasota/Manatee Realtor Magazine: October 2016
Examining the Value Proposition and the benefits of RASM membership.

Sarasota/Manatee Realtor Magazine: September 2016
Exploring our Global Marketplace and understanding its effect on the local real estate market.

Sarasota/Manatee Realtor Magazine: August 2016
Knowledge. Awareness. Empowerment. Delving into NAR’s Realtor Safety Program.

Sarasota/Manatee Realtor Magazine: July 2016
Check out RASM’s latest project, a consumer-facing website for prospective buyers: www.LiveInSarasotaManatee.com.

Sarasota/Manatee Realtor Magazine: June 2016
Your Realtor Party Voice: RASM examines what it takes and what’s at stake when electing pro-Realtor candidates.

Sarasota/Manatee Realtor Magazine: May 2016
Giving Back: RASM partners with area charities to raise awareness, funds and encourage volunteers to give back.

Sarasota/Manatee Realtor Magazine: April 2016
Green is the new black: delving into the many benefits of green building.

Sarasota/Manatee Realtor® Magazine: March 2016
Taking a look at the Realtor® Code of Ethics and honoring over 100 years of professionalism in Real Estate.

Sarasota/Manatee Realtor® Magazine: February 2016
CID President Tony Veldkamp looks to continuing the strong legacy of the CID with his motto to “Keep on Keeping On.”

Sarasota/Manatee Realtor® Magazine: January 2016 – (PDF – 9MB)
Linda Formella is the 2016 President of the Realtor®
Association of Sarasota and Manatee. Her theme for the new
year is: “Moving Forward: Engage. Motivate. Innovate.”

2015 RASM Annual Report – (PDF – 4.5MB)
Our Annual Report for 2015 provides highlights of the Association year

Sarasota/Manatee Realtor Magazine: October 2015 – (PDF – 4.5MB)
Committee volunteers are the life blood of our organization!

Sarasota/Manatee Realtor Magazine: September 2015 – (PDF – 4.5MB)
Taking Off – Global Business Council Soaring!

Sarasota/Manatee Realtor Magazine: April 2015 – (PDF – 6.60MB)
RASM expands community partnerships in 2015!

Sarasota/Manatee Realtor Magazine: March 2015 – (PDF – 6.60MB)
RPAC is your valuable business insurance – support RPAC!.

Sarasota/Manatee Realtor Magazine: February 2015 – (PDF – 7.59MB)
Tim Mapp leads the CID in the first year as commercial arm of Realtor Association of Sarasota and Manatee.

Sarasota/Manatee Realtor Magazine: January 2015 – (PDF – 6.86MB)
The first edition of Sarasota/Manatee Realtor Magazine!

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: 2014 Annual Report – (PDF – 2.21MB)
The 2014 SAR Annual Report

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: December 2014 – (PDF – 8.70MB)
Our annual Stars of SAR issue!

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: November 2014 – (PDF – 12.31MB)
Education is Vital! Our annual education issue

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: October 2014 – (PDF – 10.00MB)
Stronger Together! The historic merger between SAR and MAR is approved!

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: September 2014 – (PDF – 9.73MB)
Global Business Council promotes international real estate in Sarasota – are you prepared to help international clients?

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: August 2014 – (PDF – 9.44MB)
The new SAR-created and maintained consumer web site – ALLinSarasota.com – will be launched in August!

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: July 2014 – (PDF – 11.31MB)
Sarasota Realtor Magazine’s July issue commemorates the launch of the Suncoast Regional Young Professionals Network.

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: June 2014 – (PDF – 7.52MB)
RPAC provides Realtors with a seat at the table, and helps support Realtor-related issues at all levels of government.

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: May 2014 – (PDF – 8.23MB)
Got Tech? The real estate industry is always at the cutting edge of technology innovations, and 2014 is no exception.

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: April 2014 – (PDF – 8.67MB)
The April 2014 issue is devoted to Green real estate, and striving to achieve a sustainable community in Sarasota County.

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: March 2014 – (PDF – 12.46MB)
March 2014 – SAR Supports Education Tax Extension – Vote March 25th!

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: February 2014 – (PDF – 9.21MB)
CID President Lori Hellstrom looks forward to another amazing year.

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: January 2014 – (PDF – 12.05MB)
SAR starts the new year with 2014 President Peter Crowley assuming the leadership role.

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: 2013 Annual Report – (PDF – 4.18MB)
The 2013 SAR Annual Report

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: December 2013 – (PDF – 12.21MB)
Annual Stars of SAR Issue

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: November 2013 – (PDF – 12.41MB)
Home Is Where the Heart Is: SAR-Habitat for Humanity Team Build nears completion.

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: October 2013 – (PDF – 11.01MB)
Tomorrow’s Leaders: The 2014 SAR Officers and Board have been elected; our 90th anniversary year has been historic so far!

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: September 2013 – (PDF – 11.88MB)
The International Issue: World of Opportunity

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: August 2013 – (PDF – 15.82MB)
Focus on Education! Continuing courses in professional development keep our members sharp and on the leading edge.

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: July 2013 – (PDF – 11.50MB)
Our annual Green Issue – devoted to the latest information on the Green Revolution in real estate.

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: June 2013 – (PDF – 12.36MB)
SAR Celebrating Our 90th Anniversary Year!

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: May 2013 – (PDF – 14.22MB)
New Home – New Era – SAR opens new, state-of-the-art headquarters!

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: April 2013 – (PDF – 10.20MB)
Tomorrow’s Technology – what will real estate professionals adopt to further their business goals?

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: March 2013 – (PDF – 11.25MB)
Join the Realtor Party! NAR launches six-week campaign.

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: February 2013 – (PDF – 10.96MB)
2013 CID President Linda Emery wants to unite regional commercial real estate professionals under one organization.

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: January 2013 – (PDF – 10.71MB)
2013 SAR President Roger Piro leads the Association into a new era of success.

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: December 2012 – (PDF – 11.89MB)
The annual Stars of SAR Awards Issue.

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: November 2012 – (PDF – 10.93MB)
The Code of Ethics marks its 100th anniversary in 2013. In this issue, we examine its significance and importance to the daily lives of our members.

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: October 2012 – (PDF – 10.25MB)
The SAR International Congress and Sarasota Showcase is highlighted.

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: September 2012 – (PDF – 8.02MB)
It’s the annual Real Estate Technology issue!

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: August 2012 – (PDF – 9.85MB)
The Future Is Now! SAR breaks ground on a new headquarters building!

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: July 2012 – (PDF – 9.73MB)
Education remains a vital element in the life of the real estate professional.

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: June 2012 – (PDF – 7.30MB)
Dream Rally! More than 13,800 Realtors gathered in Washington, D.C. in May for the big rally to protect homeownership rights.

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: May 2012 – (PDF – 7.91MB)
Super Spring! The 2012 season has been a tremendous time for real estate in the Sarasota area.

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: April 2012 – (PDF – 10.48MB)
Community Outreach Committee begins 2012 Habitat for Humanity home rehabilitation project.

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: March 2012 – (PDF – 13.47MB)
Join MyRealtorParty Now! Advocacy makes the real estate industry, and our nation, stronger!

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: February 2012 – (PDF – 13.79MB)
2012 CID President Brad Lindberg is cautiously optimistic that commercial real estate will continue to recover this year.

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: January 2012 – (PDF – 11.14MB)
2012 SAR President Laura Benson is ready to lead by example.

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: December 2011 – (PDF – 12.22MB)
SAR Stars of SAR Issue

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: November 2011 – (PDF – 12.01MB)
The Right Stuff! Many SAR members hold multiple real estate designations and certifications, very valuable to their day-to-day business.

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: October 2011 – (PDF – 11.03MB)
There’s An App for That! Tech Expo coming Oct. 28th

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: September 2011 – (PDF – 11.52MB)
SAR International Report – 5th Annual International Congress coming Sept. 14-15

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: August 2011 – (PDF – 11.85MB)
SAR – Habitat for Humanity Project Nears Completion!

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: July 2011 – (PDF – 11.46MB)
Realtor Party Political Survival Initiative – What Does It Mean to You?

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: June 2011 – (PDF – 10.99MB)
What’s the key to success? It’s education, of course!

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: May 2011 – (PDF – 11.12MB)
What’s Next? Our Annual Technology Issue

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: April 2011 – (PDF – 12.13MB)
Making A Difference: SAR Adopts a Habitat for Humanity Home

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: March 2011 – (PDF – 12.76MB)
The Annual Green Issue: Highlighting local efforts to promote “Green” real estate.

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: February 2011 – (PDF – 13.43MB)
Anthony Homer Is CID President for 2011: His thoughts on the coming year in commercial real estate

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: January 2011 – (PDF – 12.59MB)
Synergy Creates Results: 2011 SAR President Michael Bruno

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: December 2010 – (PDF – 12.39MB)
Stars of SAR: Annual awards issue

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: November 2010 – (PDF – 11.36MB)
Top Tech: Realtors need to leverage technology for their professional success.

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: October 2010 – (PDF – 11.87MB)
STOP AMENDMENT 4! The big vote is coming up Tuesday, Nov. 2, and it’s time to hit the ground running and defeat this dangerous proposal!

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: September 2010 – (PDF – 9.38MB)
Realtor Safety Month – Safety education is vital to the industry

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: August 2010 – (PDF – 9.80MB)
Going Global – International real estate is expanding once again, and the Sarasota International Real Estate Congress is right around the corner!

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: July 2010 – (PDF – 10.61MB)
Facing Florida’s Future – While challenges remain, Florida Realtors must face the future with confidence!

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: June 2010 – (PDF – 9.32MB)
Education is the Key to the Real Estate Profession

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: May 2010 – (PDF – 9.43MB)
SAR TV- The Association launches a new video web page and weekly production.

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: April 2010 – (PDF – 10.69MB)
Helping Hands – Realtors volunteer in our community

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: March 2010 – (PDF – 7.91MB)
The Green Issue – Green building, renovation and common sense initiatives are highlighted every March.

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: February 2010 – (PDF – 7.05MB)
L2 Takes the Helm: Lee DeLieto, Jr. is the new CID President for 2010

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: January 2010 – (PDF – 6.98MB)
Winning Attitude: 2010 SAR President Erick Shumway takes office

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: December 2009 – (PDF – 8.93MB)
Stars of SAR: Annual awards highlight member excellence

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: November 2009 – (PDF – 10.51MB)
Technology and Today’s Realtor

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: October 2009 – (PDF – 7.86MB)
Making a Difference – Realtors and Affiliates give back to the community!

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: September 2009 – (PDF – 5.64MB)
Realtor Safety – How to avoid trouble and potential dangers

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: August 2009 – (PDF – 5.58MB)
The Ripple Effect – International real estate bring local commerce.

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: July 2009 – (PDF – 2.80MB)
Friends of Real Estate – Affiliate members spur connections and partnerships in the process.

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: June 2009 – (PDF – 2.65MB)
Generations – Many local real estate organizations include two, or even three generations of Realtors!

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: May 2009 – (PDF – 2.03MB)
Social Networking: How is the real estate industry impacted by this new digital craze?

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: April 2009 – (PDF – 2.22MB)
Stay Positive! Low interest rates, new government programs, intensive education and help from SAR, FAR and NAR will get you through these challenging times!

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: March 2009 – (PDF – 1.78MB)
The Green Issue: Find out about the local push toward a new, brighter, ‘Greener’ real estate industry.

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: February 2009 – (PDF – 1.60MB)
2009 CID President Jag Grewal provides a perspective on the future commercial real estate market.

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: January 2009 – (PDF – 1.38MB)
Where Do We Go From Here? 2009 SAR President Bill Geller provides his thoughts on the future.

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: December 2008 – (PDF – 2.95MB)
Stars of SAR: Annual awards highlight member excellence.

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: November 2008 – (PDF – 1.88MB)
Living in Paradise – How real estate professionals continue to promote Sarasota as a destination.

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: October 2008 – (PDF – 1.58MB)
Final Round – The political season is coming to a close, and SAR offers our candidate endorsements, as well as timely information concerning the national financial crisis.

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: September 2008 – (PDF – 2.30MB)
Affiliates – Vital Partners in the Real Estate Process

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: August 2008 – (PDF – 4.23MB)
Finding the Pot of Gold – SAR International Council promotes Sarasota’s extraordinary qualities to the world.

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: July 2008 – (PDF – 2.21MB)
Connecting the Corridor – Mid-Florida Regional MLS will soon become the new Sarasota MLS system.

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: June 2008 – (PDF – 2.56MB)
Surge of Support – the new Community Outreach project designed to raise awareness and funds for local veterans – kicks off with a big event on June 27th.

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: May 2008 – (PDF – 3.20MB)
RPAC – The Realtor Political Action Committee needs your involvement!

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: April 2008 – (PDF – 3.75MB)
Realtor Days 2008 – Fun, and funding for scholarships!

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: March 2008 – (PDF – 3.26MB)
Saving Our Planet – Green Realtors Alliance of Sarasota Plans Major Green Homes Expo April 18!

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: February 2008 – (PDF – 3.18MB)
A Commercial Perspective – Dan McLeroy, Jr., 2008 CID President, provides an overview of the upcoming year in commercial real estate.

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: January 2008 – (PDF – 3.09MB)
Smooth Sailing – Helen Sosso, 2008 SAR President, believes in the importance of professionalism and respect.

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: December 2007 – (PDF – 3.32MB)
The Year in Photos – 2007 Remembered!

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: November 2007 – (PDF – 3.58MB)
Then … and Now! The evolution of downtown Sarasota continues in the new millenium.

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: October 2007 – (PDF – 5.36MB)
Imagine the Opportunity! – The Time2Buy Sarasota Campaign continues into the fall months.

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: September 2007 – (PDF – 4.93MB)
Are You Safe? – Realtor® Safety Week is coming up!

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: August 2007 – (PDF – 5.33MB)
The Green Issue – Sustainability, ecology and real estate, and the formation of the Green Realtors® Alliance of Sarasota

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: July 2007 – (PDF – 3.88MB)
New World on the Horizon – International real estate cover story

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: June 2007 – (PDF – 12.18MB)
Saving the Dream – Property tax relief cover story

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: May 2007 – (PDF – 11.54MB)
The Future is Now – Sarasota Young Realtors® Cover Story

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: April 2007 – (PDF – 8.52MB)
Volunteerism Taking Root – Community Outreach Committee Cover Story

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: March 2007 – (PDF – 8.38MB)
WCR Hits the Big 5-0! Cover Story

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: February 2007 – (PDF – 4.47MB)
CID 2007 President Diane Lawson- Cover Story

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: January 2007 – (PDF – 3.78MB)
A Seat at the Table – SAR 2007 President Joe Hembree – Cover Story

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: December 2006 – (PDF – 5.91MB)
2006 Challenges Lead to 2007 Opportunities – Cover Story

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: November 2006 – (PDF – 6.95MB)
Property Insurance Crisis – Cover Story

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: October 2006 – (PDF – 6.06MB)
SAR – The Benefits of Membership – Cover Article

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: September 2006 – (PDF – 3.23MB)
Think Global, Sell Local – Cover Story

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: August 2006 – (PDF – 3.25MB)
Paradise Found – What Buyers Are Seeking – Cover Article

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: July 2006 – (PDF – 3.11MB)
Technology and Today’s Realtor® – Cover Article

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: June 2006 – (PDF – 7.84MB)
What Does RPAC Do For You? – Cover Article

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: May 2006 – (PDF – 8.26MB)
Real Estate and the Global Economy – Cover Article

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: April 2006 – (PDF – 5.74MB)
Selling Sarasota in a Changing Marketplace – Cover Article

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: March 2006 – (PDF – 5.84MB)
The Ethics of Real Estate – Cover Article

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: February 2006 – (PDF – 6.77MB)
CID Incoming President Steve Ross – The New Sarasota – Cover Article

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: January 2006 – (PDF – 7.99MB)
Felix Power, Incoming 2006 SAR President – Cover Article

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: December 2005 – (PDF – 8.05MB)
Hands Across the Water – Cover Article

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: November 2005 – (PDF – 6.22MB)
Workforce Housing – Cover Article

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: October 2005 – (PDF – 4.83MB)
If You’ve Got Your Health … – Cover Article

Sarasota Realtor Magazine: September 2005 – (PDF – 6.19MB)
Taste of Sarasota 2005 – Cover Article