Showing Kits Available for Purchase at RASM Offices

Even with Florida reopening, REALTORS® are still advised to take certain precautions and still hold virtual showings or open houses. If you must show a property in person, RASM has put together showing kits to help REALTORS® keep themselves and others safe. These kits will be available for purchase at both RASM locations for $20.

Each […]

By |May 29th, 2020|Coronavirus, RASM News|0 Comments

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

YPN Launches NEW “YPN Loves Local” Campaign

As our local businesses begin to re-open,  YPN is rallying together to show some love.
Can you imagine Sarasota or Bradenton without your favorite small businesses? As REALTORS® and Business Partners, you know that small businesses are the backbone to the communities where we live, work and play.

Small businesses bring unique charm to our main streets. […]

By |May 22nd, 2020|RASM Gives Back, RASM News, YPN|0 Comments

RASM Amends Bylaws and Articles of Incorporation for 2021

RASM members were recently asked to submit their votes through an online limited proxy form and by a majority vote, members voted to amend the current Bylaws and Articles of Incorporation. Most of the major changes dealt with the restructuring of RASM’s Board of Directors including;

The removal of the secretary position and the addition […]

By |May 21st, 2020|RASM News|0 Comments

Let Us Know How You Feel About In-Person Events!

With Florida starting to reopen, RASM wants to hear directly from our members about their level of comfort with coming into the association. Please fill out this short survey to give us an idea of how we can make everyone feel safe and comfortable.


By |May 20th, 2020|Coronavirus, Education, RASM News|0 Comments

RASM Purchases Bradenton Building and Begins New Plan for RASM North

RASM is scrapping plans to build new and will renovate instead for a more cost-effective solution.
SARASOTA, Fla. (May 7, 2020) – The REALTOR® Association of Sarasota and Manatee (RASM) announced the purchase of the Centerstate Bank building located at 2901 Manatee Ave. W, Bradenton. The building will be used as a member service center and […]

By |May 7th, 2020|RASM News|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 Friday a two-week suspension of new vacation rentals (30 days or 1 calendar month, whichever is less). The order does not apply to current occupants of vacation rentals. The Executive […]

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

RASM Recognizes Monica Waterman as ‘Humanitarian’ in Quarter 1

SARASOTA, Fla. (March 26, 2020) – The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) Good Neighbor Awards recognize REALTORS® who make extraordinary commitments to improving the quality of life in their communities. Following this same blueprint, RASM has established our own Humanitarian Award to be bestowed quarterly. RASM’s goal is to recognize the REALTORS® who are doing […]

By |March 26th, 2020|RASM Gives Back, RASM News|0 Comments

DUE DATE EXTENDED! Scholarships Available for Your College-Bound Student

SARASOTA, Fla. (March 25, 2020) – The REALTOR® Association of Sarasota and Manatee (RASM) has released the 2020 scholarship applications. Every year, the Association awards scholarships to deserving students in the Sarasota and Manatee area, as selected by the RASM Scholarship Committee.

Members of RASM, their immediate family and members of the community who are continuing […]

By |March 25th, 2020|Coronavirus, RASM News, Scholarships|0 Comments

Open Houses MUST Adhere To CDC Guidelines

ORLANDO, Fla. (March 21, 2020) – The following statement was released by Florida REALTORS® on Saturday, March 21:

“The Florida Surgeon General has informed Florida REALTORS® of anecdotal reports of open houses with more than 10 attendees. It is essential that any open house adheres to CDC recommendations for safe social distancing.

Housing is an essential need […]

By |March 23rd, 2020|Coronavirus, RASM News|0 Comments