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RVAR Gears up for School with Maslow

By Pete Belcastro / July 18, 2019

Pete Belcastro & Alice Lema welcome, Royal Standley, Emily Baer & Cheryl Faria. RVAR Gears up for School with Maslow

Market Talk! S Oregon Real Estate for July 20

By Pete / July 18, 2019

We’re about midway through the Summer Selling Season and activity remains robust as buyers and sellers to respond to changing market conditions.   Take a look at last week’s sales activity and you’ll see activity picked up across the board after the July 4, Holiday Week. What is so interesting to me, is the consistency we… Read More

Essentials for a Great Guest Room

By Pete / July 16, 2019

Getting ready to host overnight guests? Let’s assume you have a bed (or air mattress) and coverings on all the windows. That’s a great start! This list will help fill in all the little things your guests will want to have on hand for a comfortable night’s sleep. What you won’t find here: season-specific decor,… Read More

Market Talk! S Oregon Real Estate for July 12

By Pete / July 11, 2019

The latest SOMLS stats are out this week and as usual, there is lots of information to share with you on the current real estate market. Take a look at what happened when we compare June 2018 vs June 2019.  What stands out to you? Even though the Months Supply of inventory jumped 71%, it… Read More

Simon Hare, former Josephine County Commissioner & Hemp Grower

By Pete Belcastro / July 11, 2019

Pete Belcastro & Alice Lema welcome Simon Hare, former Josephine County Commissioner & Hemp Grower… Hemp growing is here to stay!

Turn Railings into a Style Statement

By Pete / July 9, 2019

Imagine a vivid swath of green running alongside your steps. Picture sleek stainless steel cables encircling your deck. Envision leaves cast in resin fluttering in your living room. Whatever your style and needs, railings can add both personality and functionality to your home, inside and out. Read on to discover ways to infuse your home with pops… Read More

Matt Brinkley, City of Medford Planning Director

By Pete Belcastro / July 8, 2019

New legislation in the State of Oregon will change the zoning game in many cities, including Medford and Grants Pass. Matt Brinkley, Planning Director for the City of Medford, joins Pete Belcastro and Alice Lema to update us on the changing landscape.

Glenn Cunningham, Nagel and Padilla, CPA

By Pete Belcastro / July 5, 2019

For owners and investors, keeping up with changes in the tax laws is daunting. Our annual visit with Glenn Cunningham, Owner with Nagel and Padilla CPA’s and Business Consultants in Ashland, updates us on a variety of Real Estate related topics in his annual visit.

Market Talk! S Oregon Real Estate for July 5

By Pete / July 4, 2019

I hope you had a wonderful Fourth of July Holiday! Today, it’s back to work as we have just entered the Summer Selling Season.  In the yearly housing cycle shown below, we are at the top of the selling and buying season right now. What do you think? Are we at the top of the… Read More

10 Kitchens that Nail Red, White and Blue

By Pete / July 4, 2019

In honor of Independence Day, check out these kitchens rocking a patriotic color palette. Terracotta Design Build 1. Low-Key Approach If the idea of a kitchen sporting a red, white and blue color scheme seems over the top, let this Atlanta kitchen ease your concerns. The white Shaker cabinets teamed with a jewel-toned blue island… Read More

Market Talk! S Oregon Real Estate for June 28

By Pete / June 27, 2019

Isn’t the Fourth of July your favorite time of the Summer?  It is for me.  Annual Breakfast at Ashland Elks Lodge 7:30-9:30 am open to all; the parade; then it’s off to Klamath Falls where my sister holds a block party with her neighbors that is quite an affair.  Then its fireworks at the end… Read More

10 Essentials for Gracious Guest Rooms

By Pete / June 27, 2019

Getting ready to host overnight guests? Let’s assume you have a bed (or air mattress) and coverings on all the windows. That’s a great start! This list will help fill in all the little things your guests will want to have on hand for a comfortable night’s sleep. What you won’t find here: season-specific decor,… Read More

Lending and Interest Rates with Guy Giles

By Pete Belcastro / June 26, 2019

Buyers continue to enjoy favorable interest rates as the summer Real Estate season heats up. Guy Giles with Mutual of Omaha Mortgage updates us on rates and introduces us to his new company.

Market Talk! S.Oregon Real Estate for June 22

By Pete / June 21, 2019

Summer is here and with it came over 200 closed Real Estate Sales last week in Jackson and Josephine counties.  That is quite a number.  This is further indication the Real Estate Market is quite active. As the market continues to stabilize it appears prices asked by sellers are quite realistic with sellers receiving more… Read More

Give Your Kitchen Some Character!

By Pete / June 21, 2019

The kitchen is, of course, a functional space whose layout, finishes and appliances tend to get a lot of consideration. But don’t forget to add some character into the mix. The designers of these kitchens used color, pattern and texture to take the personality up a notch. 1. Go Bold With the Backsplash If you… Read More

Home Inspections with Travis Hand

By Pete Belcastro / June 19, 2019

Home inspections are a vital part of most real estate transactions. Travis Hand, Owner of Rogue Inspection Services, joins the Real Estate Show to talk about new services and options that are avialable in home inspections and why sellers may want to have an inspection before going on the market. RVAR is your sponsor.

Market Talk! S. Oregon Real Estate

By Pete / June 13, 2019

We’re pretty much in agreement that summer has arrived in S Oregon. (Officially this Thursday)  Hopefully, smoky skies will not be a part of the next few months of discussion we will be having.. Meanwhile, Real Estate sales continue to show our market is quite active.  The biggest news from last week was that inventories… Read More

John L Scott Market Watch June 2019

By Pete Belcastro / June 12, 2019

An in-depth look at the Southern Oregon Real Estate market as summer approaches. Home prices have leveled off and new inventory is giving buyers some much-needed options. Chelle Fowler joins Pete and Alice.