Buying a Home

Market Talk! S Oregon Real Estate for Sept. 13

Southern Oregon’s Real Estate Market didn’t much celebrate Labor Day.   Things were pretty busy across the board during the holiday weeks.  Take a look at last week’s stats for our three neighboring counties and you’ll see new listings and pending sales while closed sales dropped due to the short week. Note: Jackson County sellers received […]
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Electrical Issues Facing Buyers & Sellers

Pete Belcastro & Alice Lema welcome Brett Beal with Welburn Electric. Electrical Issues Facing Buyers & Sellers
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Sheriff Sickler Updates Issues Facing Owners, Latest Interest Rate Info.

Pete Belcastro & Alice Lema welcome Sheriff Nate Sickler & Guy Giles Mutual of Omaha Mortgage. Sheriff Sickler Updates Issues Facing Owners, Latest Interest Rate Info.
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‘Doomsday capitalists’ are buying up old missile bunkers and creating luxury condos

Real estate developers are building luxury condos 15 stories below ground, catering to people who fear imminent disaster on the earth’s surface — and who have the money to buy a Plan B underground. According to a report from The New York Times, some of these bunkers sell for as much as $18m and feature […]
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Market Watch Update: The Latest Market info for Buyers & Sellers

Pete Belcastro & Alice Lema. Brokers with John L Scott of Southern Oregon talk about Market Watch Update: The Latest Market info for Buyers & Sellers.
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30 Days to Buy and Sell a Home

Pete Belcastro & Alice Lema 30 Days to Buy and Sell a Home. Changing Market Conditions You Need to Know
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Alice’s Analysis.. You don’t need 20% down payment to buy a house or a multi family!

Many people believe you need 20% down payment in cash before you can make an offer on a house… This video tells you in just a few minutes how the 3.5% FHA program can help you get into your first property or better yet your first multi family property!Alice Lema Broker John L Scott Real […]
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Alice’s Analysis New Construction Tips. What to Look For & What to Ask For

Alice’s Analysis.. New Construction Tips What to Look For & What to Ask For in a Brand New Home ? Text or call Alice for more info or help with your real estate buying and selling 541-301-7980?Ashland Medford Grants Pass Alice Lema Broker John L Scott Real Estate 541-301-7980 alicelema@alicelema.com #medfordoregonhomes #ashlandoregonhomes #medfordoregon #ashlandoregon #talentoregon […]
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Help.. !! Need duplexs/3plexs in E Medford this week … up to $450K

Hey Real Estate Fans… I have buyers for E Medford 97504 area that want duplexs, 3plexs, and 4plexs before the interest rates go up again… Can be cash but prefer to do conventional financing & and will keep tenants… Anyone ever think of selling or know someone who might be thinking of selling?  Please Please […]
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Basic Principles of all Mortgage Loans

The home is used as security to back up the loan. A lender can force sale of the home if the borrower defaults by failing to make scheduled payments. The larger the loan compared to the value of the home, the more risky for the lender and, often, the more expensive the loan will be. […]
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Are vacation homes a good investment?

You can buy a vacation home today for investment purposes as well as enjoyment. And yes, there are tax benefits. Some people buy a vacation home to use as a permanent retirement home later, which allows them to get ahead on their payments. Another benefit is that the interest and property taxes on a vacation […]
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What are the differences between condos and single-family homes?

Using appreciation as a measure, condominiums in some areas have been as profitable an investment as single-family homes in the past five years. And in some markets, condos appreciated even more, according to some experts. While single-family homes have been the preferred investment by homebuyers, changing demographics are helping make condos more popular, especially among […]
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