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Southern Oregon’s Real Estate Show

By Pete Belcastro / April 4, 2020

So much has changed in our Real Estate Market. Join Pete Belcastro and Alice Lema along with Mortgage Lender Guy Giles of Mutual of Omaha Mortgage for a discussion on buying, selling and lending during a pandemic. Sales continue along with new procedures and protocols to keep everyone safe. We’ve also got the latest stats… Read More

It has been one year since passage of Oregon’s landmark statewide rent control laws

By Pete Belcastro / March 2, 2020

It has been one year since passage of Oregon’s landmark statewide rent control laws, or better known as SB608. Medford attorney James Stout, joins Pete Belcastro and Alice Lema a one-year check-up of how the new law has affected renters and landlords in Oregon.

What to make of Southern Oregon’s Real Estate Market? Join Alice Lema and Pete Belcastro

By Pete Belcastro / February 26, 2020

What to make of Southern Oregon’s Real Estate Market? Join Alice Lema and Pete Belcastro for a breakdown of the market and what buyers and sellers face as the Spring Selling Season gets underway

Efforts are underway to prevent catastrophic wildfires in Southern Oregon

By Pete Belcastro / February 26, 2020

Efforts are underway to prevent catastrophic wildfires in S. Oregon. The Rogue Valley Association of Realtors is partnering with Ashland Fire and Rescue to draw attention to wildfire potential here and what individual homeowners can do to prevent fires. Colin Mullane, RVAR and Katie Gibble, Ashland’s Fire Adapted Community Coordinator share these efforts with Pete… Read More

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

By Pete Belcastro / February 3, 2020

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

Home Warranties are used more and more as buyers and sellers see the advantages of having one.

By Pete Belcastro / January 27, 2020

Home Warranties are used more and more as buyers and sellers see the advantages of having one. Lisa Justason, Fidelity National Home Warranty joins Pete Belcastro and Alice Lema for a look at home warranties and when you might need one to protect the infrastructure of your home

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