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

Market Talk! S Oregon Real Estate for February 21.

This week’s top Real Estate story has to do with inventory levels. Nationally, available homes for sale are at a 20-year low.  In Jackson County, there are only 619 homes available on the MLS and that is down 26% from a year ago.  So, as you look at last week’s stats, see how new listings… Read More

Transform a Sloped Lot into Beautiful, Usable Space

Retaining walls and terraces can help make sloped yards more usable, less susceptible to erosion and easier to maintain. But beyond their practical benefits, these constructed elements can also offer attractive design solutions that just aren’t possible with flat lots, including creating natural transitions, revealing picturesque views and showcasing elegant walls, plantings and water features. The following… Read More

Market Talk! S Oregon Real Estate for Feb.14

Happy Valentine’s Day to Everyone.  February 14 is also the birthdate of the State of Oregon, back in 1859. Our Real Estate Market continues a slow rise in activity with mixed results last week.  Highlight from the chart below was an increase in new listings in Jackson County, but they continue to lag behind pending… Read More

See the Latest in Cabinet Design for 2020.

Cabinets are a major part of Design & Construction Week, and this year in Las Vegas brands showcased up-and-coming colors as Shaker and flat-front door styles continued to dominate. Some companies veered from popular white and wood cabinet finishes and displayed dark and dramatic colors, blues and greens, and interesting neutrals. Storage-focused companies also launched… Read More

Market Talk! S Oregon Real Estate for Feb. 7

It’s been quite a Real Estate Week in Southern Oregon.  Interest rates have fallen to the mid-3% range opening up opportunities for buyers across all price ranges. The problem is that inventory levels have fallen to the point where sellers have an edge in negotiations with buyers.   Take a look at last week’s MLS stats… Read More

Turn your Backyard into “Staycation” Haven

There’s something irresistible about vacations. Lazing away your days at the lake with a good book. Feasting alfresco in a sun-drenched square. Tasting wines under a balmy sky, the scent of jasmine on the breeze. While regularly jetting off to your favorite locale might not be possible, re-creating its relaxing ambiance at home is. With a little… Read More

Market Talk! predictions for 2020 Jim Remley, Managing Principal Broker at John L Scott Real Estate

Market Talk!, predictions for 2020. Jim Remley, Managing Principal Broker at John L Scott Real Estate shares his views of the upcoming 2020 housing market with Pete Belcastro and Alice Lema on this program. Remley is a nationally known instructor and coach and manages the region’s largest, most successful real estate company in Medford, Ashland… Read More

Market Talk: S Oregon Real Estate for Jan 31.

Seems like January flew by quickly as the S Oregon Real Estate Market adjusts itself to face what we predict will be a busy Spring season ahead. Take a look at last week’s Sales Report and you’ll notice that pending and sold properties are not being replaced with new inventory.  That keeps pressure on pricing… Read More

Outbuildings: New Styles for Sheds & Potting Stations.

The following nine sheds and indoor potting stations are not your typical backyard outbuildings. Gorgeous details such as vintage copper sinks, checkerboard tile and luxury pendant lighting raise the bar from an aesthetic standpoint, but these sheds and potting stations are not without hardworking elements. Take a look at these dreamy spaces and see if… Read More

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