Vacation Rentals Plans Approved for Both Sarasota & Manatee

The Department of Business & Professional Regulation has approved the plans related to the reopening of vacation rentals in Sarasota and Manatee County’s counties.

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By |May 21st, 2020|Advocacy, Coronavirus|0 Comments

Task Force Makes Recommendations for Vacation Rentals

Gov. DeSantis does not have to follow his task force’s recommendations for reopening the state – but if he does, vacation rentals could return in

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By |May 4th, 2020|Advocacy, Coronavirus|0 Comments

DeSantis Extends Vacation Rental Ban Until May

Fla.’s governor extended a previous two-week order banning vacation property rentals through April 30, 2020. It doesn’t apply to long-term rentals or hotels and resorts.

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By |April 14th, 2020|Advocacy, Coronavirus|0 Comments

IRS Extends Real Estate Investing Tax Deadlines

Both 1031-exchanges and Opportunity Zone investments have deadlines that must be met – but the IRS extended those deadlines if they occur before July 15,

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By |April 13th, 2020|Advocacy, Coronavirus|0 Comments

Pandemic Creates Challenges in Mortgage Loan Process

Final loan approval relies on documents and approvals from different offices, and the spread of COVID-19 has created problems – but some recent changes should

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By |April 7th, 2020|Advocacy, Coronavirus, Member News|0 Comments

Feds Issue Paycheck Protection Program Loan Applications

Small businesses and sole proprietors can submit applications starting Friday, and independent contractors can apply starting on April 10. Employers who maintain minimum payroll levels

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By |April 3rd, 2020|Advocacy, Coronavirus, Member News|0 Comments

Governor Issues Statewide Stay-at-Home Order

ORLANDO, Fla. (April 1, 2020)— This afternoon, Gov. Ron DeSantis issued an executive order calling for all Floridians to stay home except to obtain essential … Read more

By |April 1st, 2020|Advocacy, Coronavirus|0 Comments

NAR Commends Protections for Realtors®, U.S. Consumers in $2 Trillion Economic Relief Bill

Click here for Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security Act: Provisions for REALTORS® and their Consumers guide.

WASHINGTON (March 27, 2020) – As the House … Read more

By |March 30th, 2020|Advocacy, Coronavirus|0 Comments

Gov. Ron DeSantis Suspends Vacation Rentals

ORLANDO, Fla. (March 27, 2020) – In an effort to discourage visitors to the state who may be carrying the coronavirus, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced … Read more

By |March 30th, 2020|Advocacy, Coronavirus, RASM News|0 Comments

FEMA Extends Grace Period for Flood Insurance Renewal Premiums

WASHINGTON (March 29, 2020) – FEMA continues to take proactive steps to address the COVID-19 pandemic. To help serve its National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) … Read more

By |March 29th, 2020|Advocacy, Coronavirus|0 Comments