John L. Scott

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Posted on 02/01/2023
Baby spinach: Growing guide
Of all the leafy greens you can grow in your home garden,...
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Posted on 01/27/2023
Another Property Sold - 232 NE Graham St, Portland, OR 97212
Gracious, charming PDX, modernly updated with beautiful period details intact: welcoming porch, high ceilings, warm hardwoods throughout, leaded glass, original hardware, picture rails. Fantastic floorplan with large open rooms, modern kitchen with beautiful French doors leading out to the deck and private oasis in the back. Fully finished basement features full bath, family room, semi-private side entrance. All just blocks from restaurants/shops in all directions! [Home Energy Score = 2. HES Report at...
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Posted on 01/25/2023
Designing outdoor living spaces: Outdoor furniture for your space
When it comes to enhancing outdoor living spaces, outdoor...
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Posted on 01/18/2023
Solomon's Seal: Care Tips for Gardeners
Solomon's seal is a North American native plant popular in shady gardens. The elegant stems and small flowers spread out to cover the ground to create a lush, woodland setting in any yard. If you're interested in growing Solomon's seal in your own garden, here are some essential care tips to know: Light Solomon's seal plants natural environment...
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Posted on 01/11/2023
Home architecture: Modern houses in Japan
When asked to describe modern houses in Japan, many might...
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Posted on 01/04/2023
5 Common exterior home repairs
There are many exterior home repairs you may have to...
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Posted on 12/28/2022
Types of funding available for home safety improvements
Making upgrades to your home can improve its safety, but these types of upgrades aren't always cheap. If you're avoiding these upgrades due to the cost, keep in mind funding options are available. These funding options can make some projects more affordable. Weatherization Assistance Program The Weatherization Assistance Program is available for households with incomes below a certain...
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Posted on 12/21/2022
"Should I refinance my mortgage?" 3 Quick reasons you may want to
At some point, numerous homeowners ask themselves, “Should I refinance my mortgage?” And while some offers of lower interest rates and saving money may seem like refinancing is your best option, consider your unique financial situation before deciding. You may be asking yourself, “where do I start in the process?” Here are three quick checklist items to help...
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Posted on 12/14/2022
Flood Safety: 4 Ways to Prepare
Like many natural disasters, a flash flood can take you by surprise. Though weather services can often predict a flood, it's crucial to be prepared so that you protect yourselves and your property without panic. Here are some ways you can prepare for the possibility of a flood: Get Flood Insurance Flood damage is not included in most...
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Posted on 12/07/2022
4 Budget-friendly ways to upgrade living spaces for seniors
Home changes happen throughout the years. Whether they're for improving quality of life or peace of mind, these upgrades and renovations often cost a significant amount of money. And for those with a fixed income, living on a pension or receiving retirement/social security, it can make a hefty dent in the wallet. Here are a few ways to...
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Posted on 12/03/2022
1400 NW Irving St 715, Portland, OR 97209 now has a new price of $525,000!
Immaculate, sleek, contemporary 2 story loft in the Pearl! The soaring 25 ft wall of windows is the statement maker in this perfect Portland loft. Open floorplan with spaces for live-work-create-entertain, plus your own private deck, overlooking the fabulous courtyard. Luxe bedroom suite upstairs has extra flex spaces, walk-in closet, and washer/dryer. Deeded parking, large storage, in-building gym, all of this plus Portland's Pearl District right out your...
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Posted on 11/30/2022
Your guide to outlet safety covers
Whether you're childproofing your home or interested in...
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