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Real Estate Medford, Insurance & Mortgages, What is needed today?

By Pete Belcastro / July 21, 2017

Two topics, two experts share the latest information on mortgage interest rates at mid summer. Guy Giles says depending on credit scores rates range from high 3’ to low 4’s. While Russell Brown talks about the types of homeowner, renter, investor insurances you need in today’s world. From liability to contents don’t let insurance issues… Read More

Real Estate Medford, When is a building permit required or not?

By Pete Belcastro / July 14, 2017

When is a building permit required? Do I need a permit for a fence? A garage conversion? A bathroom remodel? A room addition? Kimberly London, from Medford’s Building Dept. has the answers on today’s show. She talks about what is and is not needed and where and how to get through the permitting process. For… Read More

Real Estate Southern Oregon, John L Scott Market Watch!

By Pete Belcastro / July 7, 2017

Join us for a mid-year report on the Real Estate Market with JLS Managing Principal Broker Jim Remley. He oversees the regions highest producing offices, and shares market insights for buyers, sellers and investors. He also shares his market forecast for the remainder of 2017 and any potential red flags that could change market conditions.… Read More

Real Estate Medford, Are We Building the Right Stuff?

By Pete Belcastro / July 1, 2017

Brad Bennington speaks for the building-trades industry as they scramble to meet heavy demand for new homes, while watching potential changes in laws that would negatively affect new construction. And our ability to create new and better housing for all. Hear what Brad has to say when he talks with Pete Belcastro on today’s show.… Read More

Real Estate Medford, 1031 Exchanges!

By Pete Belcastro / June 24, 2017

A 1031 Exchange in Real Estate, is a vehicle by which an investor exchanges properties while deferring any capital gains taxes to another day. There are many ways to do a 1031 exchange and Glenn Cunningham, co-owner of Nagel and Padilla, shares how 1031 exchanges are being used today. He notes investors are using this… Read More

Real Estate Medford, John L Scott Market Watch

By Pete Belcastro / June 17, 2017

Southern Oregon’s Real Estate Market continues with demand exceeding the available inventory of housing. Broker Bryan Schlafke shares his impression of the market; what buyers and sellers are talking and his assessment on how to migrate through it all. He talks with Pete and Joe on today’s show. For more information – contact our guest… Read More

Real Estate Southern Oregon, Do’s and Don’ts of Estate Sales

By Pete Belcastro / June 10, 2017

A successful estate sale requires someone with the knowledge, experience and know how to get the most dollars for sellers. Hear how Ionic Estate sales conducts business in today’s high tech world. It’s not your mother’s garage sale any more. Lance Landers has conducted estate sales since 1994. He talks talks with Pete Belcastro and… Read More

Real Estate Medford, Assessing Property Values

By Pete Belcastro / June 5, 2017

Property values continue to rise in Jackson County according to Assessor Dave Aerosmith. He ought to know, his department appraises new construction, remodels and is responsible for setting Real Market Value for each property. How is it done? Join Dave along w/Bank 34‘s Guy Giles for a discussion on land value. Guy shares the latest… Read More

Real Estate Medford, Benefits of Mortgage Pre-Qualification

By Pete Belcastro / May 28, 2017

In a competitive real estate market, the benefits of pre qualification over pre-approval are more evident than ever. Jason Foster, WVB Loan Consultant and RVAR instructor shares what the differences are, and what that means when purchasing a new home. He talks with Pete Belcastro on today’s show. Information – contact our guests or Pete… Read More

Real Estate Medford, Solar Options in New Construction/Remodels

By Pete Belcastro / May 23, 2017

The market is talking again! Hear about the demand regarding energy efficient new construction and remodel projects including the latest solar technology. Shawn Schreiner and Kevin Chandler both say buyers want energy efficient options along with more green building. They share their stories with Jeffrey Nagel and Pete Belcastro on this show. For more information… Read More

Real Estate Medford, John L Scott Market Watch Update

By Pete Belcastro / May 15, 2017

The real estate market is talking again, says JLS agents Alice Lema and Wallace Wright, who join with Pete Belcastro and Joe Brett, the Real Estate Guy, on what the market is telling us. Inventories remain low but appear to be heating up with more listings available. Buyers are out there looking for properties but… Read More

Real Estate Medford, Rental Housing Challenges

By Pete Belcastro / May 7, 2017

Oregon is in a housing crises with low inventories of both residential and rental housing. New government rules could change the way investors operate and tenants cooperate. It’s a changing rental housing landscape in Jackson and Josephine counties that will have repercussions for years to come. Danielle Roberts and Hillary Rufi share these rental housing… Read More

Real Estate Medford, Are You Ready for Tiny Houses?

By Pete Belcastro / April 30, 2017

It’s called alternative housing and its coming to a neighborhood near you– Tiny Houses. Sean Moroni started SO Tiny Homes business and custom builds them in Central Point. He shares the costs, how they are built and much more about their future. Alex Aaronson says, Tiny Homes are an alternative that more people are interested… Read More

Real Estate Medford, Building Affordable Housing Affordably

By Pete Belcastro / April 26, 2017

It’s true, it can be done. Hear the story about how Home First Development partners with others to build affordable housing. They have found the formula that works and keeps building costs lower compared to government subsidized affordable housing units. Hundreds of such units are under construction but none in the Rogue Valley. Perhaps, not… Read More

Oregon Real Estate, Protecting Private Property Rights

By Pete Belcastro / April 9, 2017

When the Oregon Legislature meets, the real estate industry holds its collective breath. Why? Various proposals are introduced that would have a negative effect on homeowners, renters, investors and rural properties. RVAR Legislative Committee members John Zupan and Jeremy Leever talk w/Pete Belcastro & Joe Brett about pending legislation, both good and bad, on today’s… Read More

Real Estate Southern Oregon, John L Scott Market Watch

By Pete Belcastro / April 8, 2017

The market is talking and we’re all about what it means for buyers, sellers, renters and investors. Two JLS agents, Alex Aaronson & Robynne Whitaker share their insights about the current market by examining the most recent SOMLS market stats. You’ll be surprised by what is and is not happening in the current real estate… Read More

Real Estate Medford, Interest Rates and Building Projects

By Pete Belcastro / March 28, 2017

Mortgage interest rates continue to slowly inch upward. That has effects on buyer’s seeking loans. It also affects the new construction housing market. Guy Giles and Brad Bennington bring different perspectives on these topic on today’s show. They talk w/Pete Belcastro and Joe Brett, the Real Estate Guys about the latest interest rate news and… Read More

Real Estate Show Medford – Jackson County Levy Vote

By Pete Belcastro / February 19, 2014