ADU’s Approved in Manatee County and City of Sarasota

In a big win for property owners, during the month of August both the Manatee County Commission as well as the Sarasota City Commission voted … Read more

By |August 25th, 2021|Advocacy|0 Comments

Details on Sarasota’s New Vacation Rental Ordinance

Last month, the city of Sarasota finalized rules pertaining to vacation rental properties on homes in the city that reside on barrier islands (such as … Read more

By |May 19th, 2021|Advocacy, Sarasota|0 Comments

City of Sarasota Revises Vacation Rentals Ordinance

SARASOTA, Fla. (Thursday, April 15) –  The City of Sarasota proposed a vacation rental ordinance in response to neighborhood complaints over party houses in the … Read more

By |April 15th, 2021|Advocacy, RASM News|0 Comments

Hard-Working Floridians Need Our Help

This is your wake-up call, Florida, and we need your help to save affordable housing. Last week, lawmakers in Tallahassee pushed forward two bills – … Read more

By |March 31st, 2021|Advocacy, RASM News|0 Comments

RASM Recognized by Florida REALTORS® for RPAC Fundraising in 2020

SARASOTA, Fla. (January 27, 2021) – At last night’s Florida REALTORS® PAC Awards Presentation during the virtual Mid-Winter Business Meetings, the REALTOR® Association of Sarasota … Read more

By |January 27th, 2021|Advocacy, Member News|0 Comments

Congratulations to these RASM Members for Supporting and Defending the Industry

Our Major Investors help give the real estate industry a strong voice. The Florida REALTORS® Political Action Committee (PAC) Major Investors are industry professionals whose … Read more

By |January 18th, 2021|Advocacy|0 Comments

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.

As … Read more

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