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Knowledge, Experience, and Vision Offer Alternatives for Selling Your Home

Matthew J. Scott is the heart and soul of MJS Properties.  His skills and experience allow him to offer alternatives for selling your home instead of traditional real estate methods. With customized solutions for the unique needs of his clients, he can help those in tough situations move forward.  It’s what he loves to do and he does it well.

Matt’s depth of knowledge and variety of hands-on experience come from years working in construction, restoration, and project management.  He doesn’t just know the “whys” of renovations, restorations, and real estate but knows the “hows” too.

Financial investment and risk management skills are in his blood.  He learned the ins and outs of investment from his father, a successful financial planner. His dad taught him the tried and true system of real estate investment Matt still relies on today to make sound decisions.

Born, raised, and currently living currently in London, Ontario, Matt knows the Ontario private home buyer landscape.  He began an intense study of the local real estate markets in 2017 and has learned from some of the best in the country. As a result, he has successfully transformed multiple properties and helped many grateful clients in the process.

“I would highly recommend Matt Scott and MJS Properties. Matt is an uplifting individual that is extremely knowledgable and helpful.”

Ryan Thomas Ewer

Matt looks at a project from multiple perspectives.  First, he must fill the needs of his client, the original homeowner.  He is passionate about helping them the best way he can.  Equally important, at the completion of the property’s transformation, he wants the new homeowner to buy a house that is more functional, safe, and enjoyable. Therefore, he doesn’t take short cuts and makes sure everything is done right. He looks beyond just fixing up the cosmetics to resell the home.  As he says, he doesn’t “put lipstick on a pig.”  It’s not just about the money but he wants to change communities one address at a time.


  • Vision to see properties potential for a home the new owner will love
  • Extensive knowledge and experience to understand market value
  • Expertise to know what is required to transform properties
  • Skills to understand the contracting process, planning, and budgeting
  • Understands the ins and outs of municipal laws and permits
  • Secure network of investment partners to finance projects
  • Solid relationships with skilled trades to complete necessary upgrades
  • Caring heart who believes in the importance of keeping the character of each home for the next chapter of its story

Win-Win Situation

It is Matt’s goal to ensure he can offer the best price for your home.  He gathers reliable information of what is required to improve the property and has a solid understanding of how to weigh associated investment risks.  Paired with his skills to manage the project himself, the wholesaling middleman is eliminated so more money stays in your pocket.

Full service private home buyer infographic. 1. Vision to see full potential of your property's next chapter 2. Experience and knowledge to understand what it takes to get there 3. Skills and trades to make it happen 4. Financial support for a seamless transaction


We offer a fair, cash offer for your home, just the way it is, on your terms. This removes the responsibility for cleaning, fixing, upgrading, staging and showing your home. All these time-consuming, potentially expensive tasks are now our responsibility. As a result, you simply need to start your next chapter. In addition to buying your home to prepare it for sale on the traditional market, MJS Properties offers value-added services to make the sale of your home even easier.

Here's What Else We Can Do

Joint Ventures

Curious about the business of a Private Home Buyer? Perhaps you want to partner on a joint venture to upgrade and sell your own home and share the profit. MJS Properties is open to discuss strategies, define roles, and establish how profits can be shared to make it work fairly for all parties. You, as the homeowner would maintain the mortgage while the project is completed. MJS Properties would serve as the project manager overseeing all the work required for a profitable sale. 

Moving Assistance

We can help you pack, arrange a moving company or equipment, and dispose of unwanted contents.  You just need to decide what you want to take and what you want to leave. We do the rest.

Relocation Assistance

If you are having trouble determining where to live next, we can reach out to our network of real estate agents, rental agents, and property management partners to find something to fit your needs.

Provide Alternative Options

Perhaps you are willing to invest the time and money required to sell your home for a higher price.  We can refer you to the right real estate agents to help make it happen. 



Matt Scott private home buyer is sitting in blue work coveralls on a new home project site

Even if the fair, cash offer to buy your home privately isn’t exactly what you are hoping for, there is an abundance of benefit from your conversation with MJS Properties. Matt has a wealth of information to share.  So that if you do decide to prepare your house for sale yourself, you will have better ideas of how to get a higher price.  You will also understand what is required both with the respect to renovation and financial advice.

Just because you put a certain amount of money into the renovation doesn’t mean the price of the property will increase by that same amount.

The buyer sees different parts of your home as more valuable, both functionally and aesthetically. Practical, qualified advice from MJS Properties will go a long way to help you make the best decision for the sale of your home such as:

  • Avoid even small mistakes that can impact your bottom line
  • Know what fees and commissions are necessary and fair
  • Understand the differences between hiring an agent and “for-sale-by-owner”
  • Get help deciding which projects will add the most value if you only have so much money to devote to improving your home.
    • Remodel the kitchen
    • Renovate the bathroom
    • Add energy-efficient windows
    • Upgrade the insulation
    • Make basic updates to worn-out features
  • Discover tricks of the trade to complete the sale and get the work done quickly


Matt loves to share and give back to those who he meets along his journey. 

MJS is committed to supporting organizations that help improve the quality of life of those living in the homes and communities we work in.  By selling items left in the houses we purchase to fix and resell, we can donate the proceeds to a relevant organization. Other times we donate unused materials from construction projects to organizations that can repurpose the materials when we cannot.

Nothing makes our chest swell with pride more than a steady stream of neighbours thanking us for breathing new life into a problem property and transforming previously neglected, run-down, or outdated houses.  

  • Increased property values
  • Elimination of unsavoury activities
  • Attraction of new, quality neighbours
  • Meeting or exceeding By-Law requirements
  • Assisting homeowners facing significant challenges

Helping improve the quality of life of those living in the homes and communities he works in.

Many homeowners Matt has worked with are veterans.  MJS is honoured to support VETS Canada, Veterans Emergency Transition Services.  They are a non-profit organization seeking to aid Canadian Veterans who are homeless or in crisis. Matt has spoken on topics ranging from his industry experience to personal struggles with mental health and is a passionate supporter of other local charities such as:

I cannot find the words to adequately thank you for your donation today. When you said you wanted to help make this year’s Bereaved Mamma Warriors retreat happen, you were not kidding. I received an email today letting me know that you had made a donation. I am in shock. Your generosity is amazing and so greatly appreciated.

Kim HunterBereaved Mamma Warrior


Teamwork makes the dream work

as they say, and we’ve got ourselves

a dream team!

We are proud to help solve a wide range of challenges homeowners may be facing and improve communities along the way. Interested in partnering with us?

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Our Partners

  • Angela Lloyd Briggs, Home Stager
  • Bill Gianopolus, Turner Moore LLP, Chartered Professional Accountants, Licensed Public Accountants
  • Core, RJ Lyons Appraisal
  • Dana Spicer, RMA Real Mortgage Associates
  • Dane Moffat, RMA Mortgage Brokers
  • John Horn, Lawyer
  • Klaud Czeslawski, Peak Pro Realty
  • Krystal Lee Moore, Remax
  • Kyle Ford, Wes McDonald Mortgage Alliance
  • Madhu Baker exp Realtor
  • Marcia Beaton, Century 21
  • Michael Balaban, Icon Home Inspections
  • Primetime Chariot, Bin Disposal
  • Sarah Arseneault, eXp Realty Realtor Sarnia