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How to Maximize Your Selling Potential During Winter

How to Maximize Your Selling Potential During Winter

By Gavin Chen

  Some say winter is the worst time to sell a home. Given the cold and stormy weather we have been experiencing, there are definitely challenges, but don't be discouraged. First impressions and lasting impressions are key to progress potential buyers into active buyers. Be very wary as the... Read More »

What Type of Landlord Will You Be? Scott McGillivray’s Advice

What Type of Landlord Will You Be? Scott McGillivray’s Advice

By Scott McGillivray

With 15 years of real estate investing and eight seasons of Income Property under my belt, I've leaned a thing or two about investment properties. I encourage just about everyone I meet to jump into the game and become a landlord (and almost everyone I work with already has), but rentals aren't... Read More »

The Inside Scoop on the Best Season to Sell Your Home

The Inside Scoop on the Best Season to Sell Your Home

By Gavin Chen

Common belief has held that the best time to sell a home is in the spring, and the best time to buy is in the fall. Although there is merit to this argument, not everything can be so definitive and concrete. There are so many variables at play that all must be weighed before jumping into the real... Read More »

Scott’s Top Real Estate Tips

Scott’s Top Real Estate Tips

By HGTV.ca Editorial Team

Over the years we've had the good fortune of turning to industry expert Scott McGillivray to answer all of our real estate conundrums, from the best time to buy to budgeting for renovations, and boy, has he delivered. Scott's offered up a treasure trove of real estate tips over eight seasons of... Read More »

5 Real Estate Agent Gimmicks and How to Avoid Them

5 Real Estate Agent Gimmicks and How to Avoid Them

By HGTV.ca Editorial Team

Real estate agents tend to get a bad rap. But let's face it, there are unprofessional people in every line of work. That also means there are plenty of great real estate agents - the kind that will help you earn more money as a seller or get more for your investment as a buyer. The key is to find... Read More »

Staging Tips from Scott McGillivray

Staging Tips from Scott McGillivray

By Scott McGillivray

Inexpensive staging tips guaranteed to help you sell your home. 1. De-clutter & De-Personalize: Buyers generally want two main things out of a potential property: they want it to be roomy, and they want to be able to see themselves living in it. Neither of these things can happen if the house is... Read More »

Scott McGillivray on Vacation Properties as Income Properties

Scott McGillivray on Vacation Properties as Income Properties

By Scott McGillivray

Photo Credit: ThinkstockSo You Want to Buy a Vacation Property. Just because summer is over doesn't mean you should stop thinking about sun and sand. Fall is actually a great time to start thinking about next year's vacation and where you're going to stay. Cottages are a big part of the Canadian... Read More »

Income Property FAQs

Income Property FAQs

By Scott McGillivray

With 100 episodes of Income Property under my belt, I've learned that there are certain questions that come up over and over again. Below are the answers to some of my most frequently asked questions so you never have to wonder again! Do the homeowners get to keep the furniture? This is easily the... Read More »

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