Serve as a RASM Officer or Director in 2021, Nominations Due June 30!

You can be a part of the next generation of REALTOR® leaders who will guide our Association into the future. The real estate industry is constantly evolving, adapting to new paradigms and our Association must do the same to thrive, and remain a strong, viable organization and be the Association of Choice for our members.
Directors […]

By |May 26th, 2020|Member News, RASM News|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 help.
NEW YORK (April 6, 2020) – Final loan approval relies on documents and approvals from different offices, both private and government, and the spread of COVID-19 has created problems – […]

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 and employees (at least 75% of their average) are eligible for loan forgiveness.
ORLANDO, Fla. – The Treasury Department released the application for the SBA 7(a) Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans, […]

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

NAR Offers Members TeleHealthSM to Realtors® at No Cost in Response to COVID-19 Crisis

Group will fund two months of telemedicine for members who lack access to service
CHICAGO (April 2, 2020) – The National Association of Realtors® announced Thursday that it will be expanding access to Members TeleHealthSM at no cost to its members for those who register before April 15. The program comes as part of NAR’s larger […]

By |April 2nd, 2020|Coronavirus, Member News|0 Comments

10 Local Realtors® Make a Commitment to Excellence in March 2020

SARASOTA, Fla. (March 31, 2020) – In March of 2020, 10 Realtor® members of the REALTOR® Association of Sarasota and Manatee earned the Commitment to Excellence (C2EX) endorsement from the National Association of Realtors®. The endorsement goes to Realtors® who have demonstrated knowledge and competency in 10 core areas of real estate practice.

1. Client service
2. […]

By |March 31st, 2020|Education, Member News|0 Comments

Sarasota and Manatee Counties Offer e-Recording for Your Transaction Needs

SARASOTA, Fla. (March 23, 2020) – Florida’s court system operations have been reduced because of the COVID-19 pandemic; however, the Florida Courts E-Filing Portal is open and available to anyone who wishes to file documents with the court system.

In addition, the Florida Courts E-Filing Portal Help Desk remains available during regularly scheduled business hours. The […]

By |March 24th, 2020|Advocacy, Coronavirus, Member News|0 Comments

Local Market Pulse Survey: Coronavirus vs. Real Estate

SARASOTA, Fla. (March 16, 2020) – How are your buyers or sellers reacting to the coronavirus? The REALTOR® Association of Sarasota and Manatee is looking for responses and updates from REALTORS® in our local market during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Please complete this brief, anonymous 12-question survey to let us know how your buyers or sellers have […]

By |March 16th, 2020|Coronavirus, Member News|0 Comments

RASM Updates Concerning Coronavirus

For the latest event updates and resources, visit myrasm.com/coronavirus.
As the COVID-19 continues to be a growing public health concern across the country, RASM leadership would like to assure our members that we are monitoring the situation and implementing a continuity plan to ensure the needs of our members can be met. The health and safety […]

By |March 13th, 2020|Member News, RASM News|0 Comments

20 Local Realtors® Make a Commitment to Excellence

SARASOTA, Fla. (March 2, 2020) – In February of 2020, 20 Realtor® members of the REALTOR® Association of Sarasota and Manatee earned the Commitment to Excellence (C2EX) endorsement from the National Association of Realtors®. The endorsement goes to Realtors® who have demonstrated knowledge and competency in 10 core areas of real estate practice.

1. Client service
2. […]

By |March 2nd, 2020|Education, Member News, RASM News|0 Comments

18 Local Realtors® Make a Commitment to Excellence

In January of 2020, 18 Realtor® members of the REALTOR® Association of Sarasota and Manatee earned the Commitment to Excellence (C2EX) endorsement from the National Association of Realtors®. The endorsement goes to Realtors® who have demonstrated knowledge and competency in 10 core areas of real estate practice.

1. Client service
2. Professional reputation
3. Real estate law
4. Realtor® […]

By |February 13th, 2020|Education, Member News|0 Comments