Scott’s Vacation House Rules on HGTV Features Dream Getaways in Season 2
This dream vacation home is within reach, if you’re willing to roll up your sleeves.
Home prices in the GTA are skyrocketing, as are cottage properties in Ontario.
But you might be surprised at what’s available in the fixer upper category.
“Scott’s Vacation House Rules,” directed by King’s Scott McGillivray, returns for a second season of playful designs, challenges, and surprises May 16 at 9 p.m. on HGTV Canada. In the Corus Studios Original series, real estate expert and entrepreneur McGillivray teaches homeowners how to make smart investments and renovation decisions that turn uninspired cottage properties into profitable vacation rentals.
The all-new season is enhanced with a range of integrations from series sponsors CIBC, BEHR®, Pollard, ROCKWOOL and Lowe’s, delivering remarkable transformations and guidance.
Drawing on years of experience in real estate investment and renovation, Scott and his design partner, Debra Salmoni, unlock the rental potential of the most tired, dated and run-down spaces and turn them into vacation hotspots. unique and precious.
Scott’s Vacation Home Rules opens up the ultimate roadmap to remodeling and rental success by following a simple set of rules, including thoroughly researching, choosing, and sticking to a design style and investing a little sweat.
This time around, viewers see Scott create a family-friendly cabin with a fun play space, a five-star winter retreat, a jaw-dropping beach house, and more. This all-new season proves that dream getaways don’t require international travel, they’re waiting for guests in Canada’s backyard and bringing profits to their owners.
McGillivray said it all comes down to cost.
“A finished vacation home is fine, but these days it comes at a pretty high price. So a lot of people are looking for old, run-down places that they can spend time fixing up,” he said. declared.
He also noted that a vacation home is “a way to have your cake and eat it too. If you are willing to work, you can have a vacation home for yourself for a few weeks a year, and for the rest of the year you can bring in income to help pay for it. Most people I work with are either trying to find ways to keep the chalets in the family or it’s a dream they’ve had that they’re trying to turn into reality. Renting it for part of the year is a way to do both.
The demand is higher than ever. McGillivray said that due to the pandemic, the vacation market has never been hotter.
“Not only are people vacationing closer to home, but the work-from-home culture has proven that you don’t have to be in town to do your job. More and more people are working remotely from the chalet. »
Muskoka continues to be popular, but the prices are so high that people are looking more to the Kawarthas, Haliburton, Prince Edward County and just about anywhere else.
“We are lucky to live in an area where there are so many great places within a few hours drive,” he said.
Scott’s Vacation House Rules is produced by McGillivray Entertainment in association with Corus Studios for HGTV Canada. Stream Scott’s Vacation House Rules Seasons 1 and 2 live and on-demand with STACKTV and the Global TV app.
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