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Real estate expert and contractor Scott McGillivray shows homeowners how to unlock their vacation property's full rental potential. He offers tips on how to transform the most neglected and unlivable of spaces into showstopping pieces of paradise.

Scott McGillivray

Scott McGillivray’s passion lies in educating people to make smart investment and renovation decisions and how to succeed in the uber-competitive world of real estate.
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Season 4, Episode 1

Cottage on a Cliff

When his best friend purchased an outdated lake house down the coast, Scott McGillivray jumped at the opportunity to help. Along with designer Debra Salmoni, they look to transform the cliffside catastrophe into a charming and stylish vacation rental.

Dec 7
6am | 5c
Season 4, Episode 14

Surfside Sensation

A couple purchased a seaside home on a whim with high hopes of making it a fun and relaxing vacation rental. After uncovering hidden issues, they're turning to Scott McGillivray and Debra Salmoni to turn the neglected cottage into a beachside beauty.

Dec 7
7am | 6c
Season 4, Episode 8

Lakeview Lodge

A married couple looks to revamp their lakefront house and transform it into a nest egg. Scott McGillivray and Debra Salmoni embark on a journey to modernize the property while retaining its charming lakeside ambiance, creating an inviting vacation home.

Dec 7
8am | 7c
Season 4, Episode 4

Lakeview Luxury Inn

Two restauranteurs found a dream lakeside location, but quickly realized there's serious potential for a vacation rental. Scott McGillivray and designer Debra Salmoni transform the upstairs of their restaurant into an upscale tavern-themed apartment.

Dec 7
9am | 8c
Season 4, Episode 6

French Coastal Cottage

A mother-daughter duo have a quaint but outdated waterfront home that needs serious help. Scott McGillivray and Debra Salmoni use the French countryside as their muse and turn the run-down cottage into a luxurious vacation rental.

Dec 7
10am | 9c