Neighborhood Spotlight: Historic East Bradenton

Neighborhood Spotlight, originally posted in the November issue of ELEVATE Magazine. By: Lisa Gonzalez Moore, Attorney, LGM Law, PLLC One of the city of Bradenton's best kept secrets is nestled between 1st Street East and 27th Street Northeast. The Manatee River serves as a natural border to the north of this neighborhood that is prime [...]

Self-Employed Are Eligible for Unemployment Aid

A federal program operated by Fla. offers unemployment assistance to self-employed workers who will lose income due to damage inflicted by Hurricane Ian. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity says Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) is available for Florida businesses and residents whose employment or self-employment was lost or interrupted as a direct [...]

SBA Opens Business Recovery Center in Hillsborough County, Florida

ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today that it will open a Business Recovery Center on Monday, Oct. 3 in Tampa, Fla. The BRC is established to provide one-on-one assistance with submitting a disaster loan application for Florida businesses impacted by Hurricane Ian beginning Sept. 23. The Tampa center is the first [...]

Post-Storm: Making a Property Insurance Claim

The storm has gone – what comes next? Here are the important benchmarks for an insurance claim, which can also be accessed in an easy-to-understand infographic. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – On Thursday afternoon, Hurricane Ian headed into the Atlantic, leaving Florida homeowners their next task: Making repairs and filing insurance claims. An infographic from the Personal Insurance [...]

Hurricane Ian Update

SARASOTA, Fla. (October 3, 2022) - If you need access to WiFi, electricity and A/C, RASM South is up and running with a vacant auditorium. Feel free to stop by this week, any time during business hours. RASM North currently does not have Internet, but when we do, we will let you know when it [...]

October Home Sales Indicate a Move Toward Pre-Pandemic Levels

Click here for the October 2022 Press Release and Statistics. SARASOTA, Fla. (November 18, 2022) – The latest data for the Sarasota and Manatee housing market has continued to show healthy growth, with closed sales and the months’ supply of inventory more comparable to pre-pandemic levels. According to the data from Florida REALTORS®, the median [...]

Neighborhood Spotlight: Condo on the Bay

Neighborhood Spotlight, originally published in the September issue of ELEVATE Magazine. By: Barbara Verhey, REALTOR® Decisions, decisions... what to do today? Residents at Condo on the Bay can enjoy all phases of the best that Florida life has to offer! Imagine enjoying amazing, unobstructed views of Sarasota Bay from your personal balcony with the sunset [...]

Why is it so Valuable to be Educated in Real Estate?

By: Beth Beckert, Realtor®, Sarasota Global Realty Did you know that RASM offers BOOST classes? Be involved in the RASM community and network with other Realtors® in Sarasota and Manatee. They have so many classes that allow you to gain knowledge and grow your business, network, share ideas, and do business. The REALTOR® Association of [...]

Top Complaints Received and Investigated by the FREC

REALTOR® Attorney Join Committee, originally published in the September issue of ELEVATE. By: Pam Charron, Real Estate Advisor, COMPASS; and Sylvia Golden Norris, Esq. The REALTOR® Attorney Joint Committee (RAJC) recently hosted a seminar at RASM. Attorney Danny Villazon, former Legal Counsel to the Florida Real Estate Commission (FREC) and Director and Chief Attorney for [...]

Tallywood: A Wooded Oasis Near Downtown Sarasota

Neighborhood Spotlight, originally published in the August issue of ELEVATE Magazine. By: Karen Fronckoski, REALTOR® Welcome to Tallywood! Built-in 1983, Tallywood is a 55-and-over condo community of 161 villas with carports located within the city limits of Sarasota, close to almost everything, but quiet and secluded within our 25-acre wooded oasis. Anyone who lives here [...]

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