Pete Belcastro

Commercial building codes have changed in Oregon regarding materials

By Pete Belcastro / January 21, 2020

Commercial building codes have changed in Oregon regarding materials used; fire and safety, buffer zones, remodeling permits and more. Chad Wiltrout from Medford Building Safety Dept. and Deputy Fire Chief Greg Kleinberg join Pete Belcastro and Alice Lema as to what these new codes mean for business owners and landlords going forward.

Low Mortgage Interest Rates, are the fuel driving So Oregon’s Real Estate Market

By Pete Belcastro / January 10, 2020

Low Mortgage Interest Rates, are the fuel driving So Oregon’s Real Estate Market. Guy Giles and Derek Brite of Mutual of Omaha Mortgage talk with hosts Pete Belcastro and Alice Lema about types of loans available today that buyers may want to check out.

Property Owners needing to have samples tested at local laboratories turn to Neilson Research Labs

By Pete Belcastro / January 6, 2020

Property Owners needing to have samples tested at local laboratories turn to Neilson Research Labs. Kim Ramsay VP joins Pete Belcastro & Alice Lema talk about the types of testing generally done here, including water, soils, asbestos and the rules governing testing requirements and what can and cannot be tested. .

Continued Low Mortgage Interest Rates may hold the key to the 2020 Oregon Real Estate Market.

By Pete Belcastro / December 30, 2019

Continued low Mortgage Interest Rates may hold the key to the 2020 So Oregon Real Estate Market. Guy Giles, Mutual of Omaha Mortgage lender shares his insights into the new year with new loan programs and higher loan limits. He joins Pete Belcastro and Alice Lema for an inside look at what Mortgage Rates look… Read More

Looking ahead to the 2020 Real Estate Market

By Pete Belcastro / December 20, 2019

Looking ahead to the 2020 Real Estate Market. We’re joined by RVAR President Devin Zupan and SOMLS President Patrick Iler, who share their thoughts on current market conditions and future

Winter Selling Cycle means opportunities for both Buyers and Sellers

By Pete Belcastro / December 12, 2019

The Winter Selling Cycle means opportunities for both buyers and sellers. Colin Mullane , Past President of the Oregon Association of Realtors, joins Pete Belcastro and Alice Lema on a year-end review of the housing market and where opportunities exist for consumers at all levels of the housing market.

Recently Completed Hemp Harvest and What Did and Didn’t work for Growers in 2019

By Pete Belcastro / December 5, 2019

Mark Taylor owner and president of Southern Oregon Hemp Co-Operative talks with Pete Belcastro and Alice Lema about the recently completed hemp harvest and what did and didn’t work for growers in 2019

Latest Real Estate Market info during John L Scott Market Watch

By Pete Belcastro / December 3, 2019

Hear the latest real estate market information during this John L Scott Market Watch program with Pete Belcastro and Alice Lema. They share the latest market information with you as well as tips for buying and selling during winter months and what the future may hold for the market in 2020

Affordable Mortgage Rates continue to drive both residential housing and new construction sales

By Pete Belcastro / November 21, 2019

Join a discussion of where this is taking the housing as winter approaches . Guy Giles Mutual of Omaha mortgage and Brad Bennington head of the Builders association of S Oregon share their knowledge w Pete and Alice

Do you know your Home Energy Efficiency Score?

By Pete Belcastro / November 15, 2019

Do you know your Home Energy Efficiency Score? Roger Kainu, Energy Analyst at Oregon’s Dept of Energy, has developed this statewide program which creates an energy score for all new home sales. It’s a mandatory program in Portland and it’s coming to a city near you soon. Hear more about what this means for buyers… Read More

John L Scott Market Watch w Pete and Alice

By Pete Belcastro / November 7, 2019

A Lot is happening in S. Oregon’s Real Estate Market. Join Pete Belcastro and Alice Lema for a discussion and breakdown on current market conditions and what to expect for the remainder of the year for buyers and sellers

Trends in Flooring and Counter-tops

By Pete Belcastro / October 31, 2019

Here are the latest in design on flooring and counter tops w Jennifer Fleener of Lipperts carpet. Consumer tastes are always changing and you’ll find out what products and colors are favored today

Property Tax Statements Arrive

By Pete Belcastro / October 24, 2019

Oregon property owners are receiving tax statements in the mail. What areas saw increases in value? Did some lose value? By how much? Assessor Dave Arrasmith joins Pete and Alice for a discussion on the latest round of taxes. Guy Giles also share the latest mortgage interest information from Mutual of Omaha Mortgage.

Plan ahead when Buying or Selling Property

By Pete Belcastro / October 17, 2019

Join Pete Belcastro, Principal Broker and Alice Lema, Broker of John L Scott for a discussion on how and what to plan for when buying and selling property. Don’t be surprised by hidden costs or calendar delays by knowing what to expect and what could or could not happen to close a sale.

Commercial Real Estate Going Strong

By Pete Belcastro / October 10, 2019

Pete Belcastro, Principal Broker, John L Scott and Alice Lema, Broker, John L Scott. The latest commercial real estate activity in Jackson County is explored and explained with Frank Mania, Marketing Manager for Ticor Title. Plus, hear about plans for a new Innovative Education Center planned for Medford with Dave Tribbet from V3 Consulting.

How Much Property Insurance is Enough? Dave Hallett, Farmers Insurance

By Pete Belcastro / October 3, 2019

Homeowners have many insurance options available to them. But what do you really need to protect your property from theft or destruction? Dave Hallatt, Framers Insurance agent, share ideas with Pete Belcastro, Principal Broker and Alice Lema, Broker of John L Scott on ways to reduce your cost and get the right insurances you need

Affordable Mortgage Interest Rates with Guy Giles

By Pete Belcastro / September 26, 2019

Affordable Mortgage interest Rates are the main engine driving today’s real Estate market . How long will they remain this way? Guy Giles of Mutual of Omaha mortgage explains what the market is reacting to on this weeks Real estate show edition w Pete and Alice

Will New Housing Strategies Expand Inventory?

By Pete Belcastro / September 19, 2019

New Oregon Planning Laws make it easier to build housing across most residential zones. The city of Medford is ready for these changes as Planning Director Matt Brinkley explains during our conversation with Alice Lema and Pete Belcastro on this Real Estate Show edition.