So Money - Episode 398

Scott McGillivray

Host of HGTV's Income Property

Today’s guest is a skilled contractor and award-winning TV host and executive producer on the HGTV/DIY hit series Income Property. Scott McGillivray has a passion in educating homeowners to make smart renovation and investment decisions that deliver financial rewards. Most recently, Scott has partnered with, a newly launched real estate buying and selling service. You might recognize Scott because he frequently appears as an expert on morning and daytime shows and has appeared in various publications such as Forbes, USA Today and People among others.

With Scott, we discuss how to really invest in real estate to win. How to create, what he calls, “under market deals.” He would know because he’s invested in over 100 properties. We also talk talk about what are some inexpensive ways to raise the value of your home by Friday? Like really, some quick, quick, cheap ways to do it, especially if you’re already in the market to sell your home and you have an open house coming up. What are some tricks you can play to get people to really make a good offer. Plus do you know what’s the best day of the week to buy a home (yes, this exists)? He gets that specific. And, the time Scott bought over 30 homes in one day… was that a So Money® moment or a total fail?

If you’d like to learn more about Scott, visit his website or follow him on Twitter @smcgillivray.

One of my favorite quotes from the interview: “Luck has very little to do with success. Most successful people would argue that they were mainly unlucky.” – Click To Tweet

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