Real Estate

Report: Historically Strong Seller's Market Challenges Buyers

The month of March had more sales, more new listings, and higher prices than the same month in 2020.

04/22/2021 By Staff

Real Estate

Realtor Association: Low Inventory Drove Up Home Prices in February

In Manatee County, the median price for single-family homes increased to a new record price of $380,000.

03/22/2021 By Staff

Market Report

Report: Single-Family Homes ‘Fly off the Market’ in Sarasota and Manatee

“This is one of those weird moments when it's a great time to sell, but it's also a great time to buy," says RASM president Alex Krumm.

01/22/2021 By Staff

Market Report

Home Sales, Cash Sales and Median Prices Increased in November 2020

Closed sales increased by 40.2 percent in November 2020; however, inventory across both counties decreased by 35.1 percent.

12/22/2020 By Staff

Real Estate

Home Sales, Prices Up in October

Despite the pandemic, home sales are still on the rise, according to new data released by the Realtor Association of Sarasota and Manatee.

11/19/2020 By Staff

Real Estate

Realtor Association Reports More Sales in First Nine Months of 2020 Than 2019

During September 2020, the market experienced a rise in sales, higher prices and fewer available listings than during the same month last year.

10/22/2020 By Staff

Real Estate

Realtor Association of Sarasota and Manatee, Bahamas Real Estate Association Sign MoU Agreement

The Memorandum of Understanding establishes the cooperation of the two realtor organizations in developing a mutually beneficial relationship.

09/29/2020 By Staff


Six Local Realtors Recognized with Emeritus Status

Realtor Emeritus status is presented to realtors who have been members of the National Association of Realtors for 40 years or more.

09/24/2020 By Staff

Real Estate

Realtor Association Reports Record High Single-Family Home Prices in Sarasota-Manatee Last Month

The news comes as mortgage rates are near historic lows.

09/22/2020 By Staff

Real Estate

Realtor Association Says Pending Sales Rose Amid Declining Inventory in June

Single-family homes have reached a historically low supply in both Sarasota and Manatee counties, falling under three months’ supply in June

07/22/2020 By Staff

Real Estate

Local Housing Market Activity Significantly Decreased in April

The Realtor Association of Sarasota-Manatee says a pause in the housing market was expected as a result of COVID-19 and stay-at-home orders.

05/21/2020 By Staff

Real Estate

Sarasota, Manatee Home Sales Increased in January 2020

Meanwhile, home inventory decreased.

02/21/2020 By Staff

Real Estate

Realtor Association Installs 2020 Officers, Directors

Seven award-winners were also recognized.

12/13/2019 By Staff


Barry Grooms Receives Realtor Association's 'Distinguished Service Award'

Grooms is the co-owner of SaraBay Suncoast Realty Inc.

12/12/2019 By Staff

Real Estate

Realtor Association Commercial Division Changes Name

The new name is the Commercial Real Estate Alliance.

11/20/2019 By Staff

Real Estate

Single-Family Home Sales, Median Prices Increase in Sarasota-Manatee

The average price for single-family homes in Sarasota is $298,000; in Manatee, the median price is $315,000.

10/23/2019 By Staff

Real Estate

Locals Honored by Florida Association of Realtors

Barry and Sherry Grooms, owners of SaraBay Suncoast Realty, were presented with the Florida Association of Realtors' Florida Honor Society award.

10/15/2019 By Staff

Real Estate

Single-Family Home Sales Increase in Sarasota-Manatee; Inventory Decreases

Median single-family home prices declined in Sarasota County, to $280,000, but increased in Manatee, to $317,000.

09/19/2019 By Staff

Real estate

Home Sales Up, Condo Sales Down in February

After dropping in January, sales of single-family homes in Sarasota and Manatee counties increased in February when compared to a year prior.

03/25/2019 By Staff


Realtor Association Picks Company to Build New Facility

Lakewood Ranch's Halfacre Construction Company was recently picked to build the new location for the Realtor Association of Sarasota and Manatee.

03/21/2019 By Staff