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Scott Dillingham

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I have been investing and lending to real estate investors for nearly 10 years now. After thousands of successful deals between flips, rent to owns, student properties and commercial assets I have developed a deep knowledge of real estate investments and have a passion of sharing this information with the world! If your looking for a lender who specializes in rental property financing you're going to want to connect with me at team@lendcity.ca.

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A Triple Net Lease Can Set You Up With Great Cash Flow

Property tax, building insurance, and maintenance are three of the most common 'net' expenditures for real estate investors to be aware of. The property owner is responsible for these costs in most lease arrangements,…

7 Tips for Investing in Distressed Properties

Distressed properties are properties that have experienced plenty of damage—and are thus much cheaper investments. Damages to distressed properties could include fire damage, flood damage and much more. Since these types of properties require…

Investing in Urban Real Estate for Beginners

More and more people are choosing to find a home within urban areas as opposed to suburban neighbourhoods. The reasons for this can vary, but many people like living in urban areas because of…

Are Mixed-Use Commercial Properties Still a Good Bet?

Once you’ve familiarized yourself with the Canadian real estate investment market, you may be ready to start investing in commercial properties. Most new investors tend to gravitate toward residential properties since the properties are…

Four Ways You Can Make Raw Land Investing Work for You

When looking for real estate opportunities, you may have come across something is known as raw land investing. “Raw land” refers to land that hasn’t been touched, meaning there have never been homes or…

Invest in Your Own Expertise When You Invest Locally

When looking to invest, it’s always a good idea to put your efforts into a local property. While it might be tempting to search for a property in up-and-coming neighbourhoods, buying something that’s not…

Avoid These Seven Major Fix-and-Flip Mistakes

Flipping a real estate property can be a great investment opportunity when done correctly. “Fix-and-flip” refers to when an investor buys an older property in the hopes of doing enough renovations and repairs to…

Learn How Location Affects Your Real Estate Profits

You’ve probably heard it a thousand times, but it’s important to always remember that location matters when it comes to investing in real estate. This is because a property’s location can affect your profits…

Should I Invest in a New Construction Condo?

If you’re looking for your next real estate investment opportunity, you might consider new construction condos. Instead of looking for old, worn-out properties to fix and flip or rent out, you can get in…

What to Expect on Closing Day for Your Rental Property

Closing on a rental property is exciting, especially if it’s your first one. It’s easy to become overwhelmed, however, given the sheer amount of paperwork you’ll have to sign. Closing day can take hours…

Investing in and Renting Out Modular Homes

Modular homes offer a unique opportunity to get a brand-new, pre-built home for less than you’d pay for a traditional site-built home. People who believe modular homes are cheap or low quality may be…

Top Financing Mistakes Real Estate Investors Make

Finding proper financing is an important part of the real estate investment process. If you lack financing or choose the wrong type of loan, then you’ll have trouble when trying to invest in a…

The Worst Mistakes Real Estate Investors Make

So, you’ve gotten into real estate investing as a way to make plenty of money and start working for yourself. This can be an exciting decision, but it’s important to know there will be…

How to Win in Multiple Offer Scenarios

It’s sometimes discouraging to realize out that multiple offers are being made on your dream property. You might be worried that said property will slip through your fingers after months of searching. It’s important…

How to Reach Your Investing Goals

Whether you have been investing in real estate for decades or you are just beginning to think about making investments, it’s important to have goals to keep you on track. Setting manageable investing goals…