John L. Scott

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Posted on 09/28/2022
Keep Your Houseplants Happy With These Key Watering Tips
Are you watering your plants the right way? With plants having so many different needs, it can be difficult to know. However, most problems people have with their houseplants are caused by how and when they're watering them. To help prevent frustration and unhappy plants, here is a simple guide to the most common watering mistakes and how...
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Posted on 09/21/2022
2 Likely reasons for dying plants
Dying plants are a reality for every gardener and houseplant owner at some point in their lives. However, the more you know about common causes of death, the better you can prevent it and keep your plants healthy. Here are some of the most common causes of dying houseplants: Over-watering Watering plants too much and too often is...
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Posted on 09/14/2022
Basement: 5 Steps From Almost to Finished
More homeowners than ever are looking to finish their basements, particularly as they require additional living space, to make the most out of their home. A finished basement can be used as an entertainment area, a fitness room, a play room or an office. The options are endless; now all you need to do is get started. Follow...
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Posted on 09/07/2022
VA Loans: Benefits & Disadvantages
If you're a veteran, a VA loan might seem like the perfect option for financing a home. However, there are some important differences between VA and conventional loans which could affect your decision. Here are some of the major pros and cons of VA loans to help you make the best financial choice: VA Loan Pros No Down...
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Posted on 08/31/2022
DIY Storage tutorial: Pegboard shelf
Wooden pegboard shelving units are a simple and cost-effective DIY storage solution. Extremely versatile and durable, pegboard shelving is perfect for anything from tool storage to jewelry organization and is one of the easier DIY storage ideas. If you’re interested in making a custom pegboard shelving unit, here is a guide to help: DIY Pegboard tools & materials...
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Posted on 08/24/2022
Expert Tips for Finishing Basement Walls
There are many steps that go into “finishing” an unfinished basement. One of the biggest challenges is renovating the basement walls in order to create a living space. Whether you hire a contractor or do the work yourself, there are some key things to consider in your process. Here are some expert tips for finishing your basement walls....
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Posted on 08/17/2022
3 Ways Homeowners Can Reduce Reliance on Municipal Resources
According to data generated by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), the average monthly electric bill increased from to $115 monthly even though usage has steadily declined during the last 10 years. The hard data compiled in 2019 shows that some states enjoy monthly utility bills as low as $76 while others suffer costs as high as $168....
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Posted on 08/10/2022
Assessed value, appraised value and fair market value: What you should know
Finding the value of your home requires knowing the assessed value, appraised value and market value of the property. While these terms all determine how much your home is worth, each is used in different ways. Here is a quick guide to assessed, appraised and market value to help: Assessed value Assessed value is based on a calculation...
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Posted on 08/09/2022
Another Property Sold - 25263 SW Neill Rd, Sherwood, OR 97140
Nature abounds with this 40 acre property surrounding you with walking & hiking trails. Apprx 0.25 miles to the nearest creek and waterfall from your front door. Mature harvestable timber near house and barn. Vineyard potential on the NE & S sides of the home. Sherwood schools. Broadband Dish for high speed internet. Buyer to perform all due...
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Posted on 08/03/2022
3 Tips for desiging small outdoor living spaces
Homeowners with small outdoor living spaces are often stumped when it comes to design. With so little square footage, how do you make the most of your outdoor space? The lack of space might seem restrictive at first, but there are plenty of ways to add style and comfort to even the tiniest deck or patio. Here are...
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Posted on 08/03/2022
21281 SW Simon Ter, Sherwood, OR 97140 now has a new price of $875,000!
Price improved! OPEN Sun 8/6 12-3pm. Come & see this spacious & bright craftsman-style home! Situated on a corner lot w/a FULL bthrm on the main with an office. 5 Bdrms on upper level plus & laundry. Quartz Counters. Soaking Tub. Green Energy efficient home w/Energy Star appliances. Desirable Sherwood Schools. Electric car charger. Tankless water heater. $75 monthly HOA covers front yard...
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Posted on 07/27/2022
How to Flip a House Regardless of Credit Score
If you’ve ever shopped for a loan or mortgage, you know how much of a difference your credit score can make. Higher scores can help qualify you for better terms, lower interest rates and special funding only offered to low-risk borrowers. However, nobody’s credit is perfect, and bad credit can take a long time to improve. If you’re...
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