Neighborhood Spotlight: Mission Valley, Nokomis

By: Craig McCoy, Realtor®, McCoy Real Estate Group, Keller Williams on the Water Sarasota Mission Valley, Nokomis was originally settled by the Sioux, Cherokee, and Iroquois tribes. This wide area is located east of Route 41, west of Route 75 in Nokomis off Laurel Road (also known as North Venice on area maps), and .75 [...]

RASM Celebrates Women in Real Estate for Women’s History Month

By: Brian Tresidder, 2023 RASM President and Strategic Growth & Sales Manager at William Raveis Real Estate Today, more than 66% of REALTORS® are women. At the REALTOR® Association of Sarasota and Manatee (RASM), female REALTORS® make up 58.4% of the membership and, within that, 38% are active brokers. For Women’s History Month, we celebrate [...]

Who Signs the Contract? I Don’t Know. Third Base.

By: Peter J. Pike, Esq., Pike Law Firm, PA There are a lot of forms that REALTORS® use in their work, but two stand out as absolutely essential: the listing agreement and the purchase and sale agreement (PSA). Knowing the right person(s) to sign these documents ensures that the agreements are valid. Do Your Research [...]

RASM Establishes Partnerships with Local Women’s Council Networks

SARASOTA, Fla. (March 10, 2023) – The REALTOR® Association of Sarasota and Manatee (RASM) established a formal partnership with both the Women’s Council of REALTORS® Sarasota and the Women’s Council of REALTORS® Manatee County through the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with each organization on March 9, 2023. The MoU provides business-building and [...]

Celebrating Women in Real Estate

Today’s woman wears many hats: wife, mother, sister, homemaker, business owner, executive, entrepreneur, and everything in between. Women have the innate ability to multitask, to balance work life with family life, display empathy, nurture, and fight for what they want with strength and grace. Once limited to only working in “traditional” gender roles, women today [...]

RASM REALTORS® Charitable Foundation Donates $5,000 to Samaritan’s Purse

SARASOTA, Fla. (February 24, 2023) – The RASM REALTORS® Charitable Foundation (RRCF), which is the charitable arm of the REALTOR® Association of Sarasota and Manatee (RASM), has committed to supporting those affected by Hurricane Ian through a $5,000 donation to Samaritan’s Purse, a humanitarian aid organization that provides disaster relief to communities in need. The [...]

2023 Scholarships Available from REALTOR® Association of Sarasota and Manatee

SARASOTA, Fla. (February 13, 2023) – The REALTOR® Association of Sarasota and Manatee (RASM) has released the 2023 scholarship applications for eligible students in the 2023-2024 academic year, offered through the RASM REALTORS® Charitable Foundation. Every year, the Association awards a minimum of six scholarships in the amount of $2,000 to deserving students in the [...]

Buying or selling your home is a big deal. So is the real estate agent.

By: Brian Tresidder, 2023 President of the REALTOR® Association of Sarasota and Manatee Strategic Growth & Sales Manager, William Raveis Real Estate Buying or selling a home can be difficult. There are a lot of variables that come into play and it’s easy to become overwhelmed. It is important to know your options when it [...]

Applications Now Open for the RASM Leadership Academy

Are you ready to Reach Further as a leader in Real Estate? The Leadership Academy is a rigorous program designed to train emerging REALTOR® leaders who want to get involved, make a difference, grow their business, and expand their leadership skills. WHY SHOULD I APPLY? Whether your goals are to lead a committee or a [...]

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