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Pete Belcastro and Alice Lema, are licensed Oregon Real Estate Brokers with John L. Scott Southern Oregon. Join them every Saturday morning at 10 a.m on KCMX Radio AM 880 for an hour of Southern Oregon real estate information and education, along with terrific guests and lots of laughs.  Whether you buy, sell, rent or invest in real estate, you want to hear the latest market information and ways to enhance the value of your home and property.  Comments or questions to pete@realestateshoworegon.com 


Pete Belcastro

Principal Broker

Pete has a lifetime of Southern Oregon experience, and, since 2007, as a licensed Real Estate Broker in Oregon and a successful Real Estate Radio and TV talk show host.

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Alice Lema


Alice Lema brings 19 years of investment and ownership experience, and 9 years as a Realtor, to each and every client!

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Putting You in the Know

Helping you to be a smart real estate consumer and enhance the value of your property.

The last few months have seen an amazing amount of real estate activity across all three Southern Oregon counties.  However, this past week saw a decline for the first time.  For example, Jackson County’s closed sales dropped from 97 the week before to 58 last week, while Josephine and Klamath counties saw closed sales drop… Read More

10 Fun Outdoor Projects to Fill Summer Days

As we stay closer to home for the foreseeable future, our homes and gardens are substituting for camps and other summer activities that keep kids, teens and families busy. Looking for ideas to fill the time? Check out these outdoor projects the whole family can enjoy, ranging from easy projects like starting seeds or creating… Read More

Southern Oregon’s Real Estate Show, Rates Fall to 2.75%

Wow, Mortgage Interest Rates now make it possible for buyers to purchase a larger, better home. Join Pete Belcastro and Alice Lema along with Mutual of Omaha’s Guy Giles to learn how mortgage rates, at really historic lows, are driving buyers to the market seeking an upgrade in their housing. Rates have fallen to 2.75%… Read More

Market Talk! S.Oregon Real Estate for July 24.

I have been watching the ups and downs of the real estate market for 13 years.   From the depths of the Great Recession to the COVID-19 pandemic, I have never seen so many opportunities that exist at the same time for buyers and sellers, as now.  Take a look at last week’s real estate stats… Read More

8 Ideas from Popular Home Offices.

For many people, working from home is the new reality. In fact, nothing in recent memory has transformed how we use and think about our homes quite like the sudden, demanding integration of remote work — for adults and kids. And everyone’s needs are different. For some, a slim tabletop to hold a laptop and… Read More

Southern Oregon’s Real Estate Show, Opportunities for Buyers & Sellers.

Let’s Go is the name of a new marketing campaign undertaken by John L Scott Southern Oregon. You may have seen some of it in print or social media or on TV and radio. Tiffany Rodgers Wilkerson, Dir of Business Development at JLS, joins Pete Belcastro and Alice Lema on why spend money on marketing… Read More

SORE Radio Show Video 7 16 20

Having fertile soil and clean water are important components of our S. Oregon economy. How we manage those two items is another issue and that’s why Kora Mousseaux, of the Jackson Soil and Water Conservation District, joins us on this episode to explain. JSWCD has programs and assistance for both urban and rural property owners… Read More

Market Talk! S.Oregon Real Estate for July 17.

It’s hard to keep up with all the activity spread across Southern Oregon’s Real Estate Market this past week.  Pending sales and closed sales continue to outpace new listings creating high demand across many price ranges.  Take a look at last week’s activity and it remains consistent overall but with buyers paying more as Median… Read More

9 Ideas to Borrow from Spring 2020 Decks & Patios

If you’re looking for fresh ideas for your outdoor space, take a gander at this selection of the most popular new decks and patios of 2020 so far. From a courtyard covered in vines in San Francisco to a peaceful tropical veranda in Palm Beach, Florida, and a colorful terrace in Madrid, these stylish designs… Read More

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