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Color Trends of 2016 – Interior Design Tips & Tools For Property Owners

Posted on July 28, 2016 by admin in News

Property owners often choose neutral colors for the interiors of rental properties in order to appeal to the largest percentage of potential tenants. There’s an entire field of psychology devoted to the study and understanding of how colors can affect people. Moods and reactions to particular colors show a general prevalence among the population with […]

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Fall is a good time for tenants and owners to prepare for winter

Posted on September 9, 2015 by admin in News

Winter will soon be here and for most homes that means higher gas or electric bills. Whether you’re a tenant or property owner we’ve put together some tips here to help prepare for the cold months ahead, improve your home’s energy efficiency and reduce utility costs. For tenants: Dress warmly Close any vents and doors […]

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What Oregon landlords and tenants should know about the new AirBnB rules

Posted on July 21, 2015 by admin in News

Now that Portland, Oregon’s city council has formally legalized short-term rentals in single-family homes, social networking sites such as AirBnB (Air Bed and Breakfast) are bringing up new concerns for these types of short-term rental services. There are not yet legal definitions for Salem, Oregon at present but they are being discussed. The city of […]

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Oregon Veterans Home Rental Assistance

Posted on November 23, 2014 by admin in News

The federal government has been pushing to reduce the number of homeless veterans in Portland and elsewhere and new research is revealing details about those who receive rent subsidies. As of Oct. 1, 2014, it is estimated there are 316,626 veterans living in Oregon; the majority of which are between the ages of 65-84. Of […]

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Salem, Oregon will be featured on HGTV’s “House Hunters” Friday night, Oct. 10th

Posted on October 8, 2014 by admin in News

Home and Garden Television will be airing an episode of House Hunters this Friday, October 10th, 2014 about a Southern California family on the hunt for a slower pace of life, and a more affordable home in Salem, Oregon. Deciding to move to Salem, Oregon, from the high priced homes of Southern California was easy […]

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Fair Housing and Medical Marijuana Law in Oregon

Posted on August 15, 2014 by admin in News

In the aftermath of the Emerald Steel decision, it is clear that medical marijuana use is not criminal under state law; that is, one will not be arrested if they use it (in compliance with the state’s program restrictions). However, no one (employer or housing provider) has to allow medical marijuana users to use it […]

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Program helps landlords stay up to date on rules

Posted on April 22, 2014 by admin in News

From the Statesman Journal – April 18th, 2014 Salem’s annual Landlord Training Program attracted some repeat customers. Landlords and property owners say the program is a good way to stay up to date with landlord-tenant laws, which can change every year. The two-day program concluded Thursday. It is sponsored by the Salem Police Department and […]

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New Website!

Posted on April 6, 2014 by admin in News

Welcome to John L Scott Property Management of West Salem, Oregon! New website launch! This is it 🙂 Leave a comment if you’d like to help; we love feedback! Thank you

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