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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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What Rental Property Expenses are Tax Deductible?

Any experienced real estate investor knows it isn’t easy to generate constant passive income from a rental property. There are several key operating expenses associated with owning a rental property, as well as property taxes…

Critical Questions to Ask Before Investing in a Condo

You don’t have to purchase an entire building to become a real estate investor. Many investors use single condominium units as massively profitable investment vehicles. Thanks in large part to their relatively low purchase prices…

Investing in Student Rentals

Purchasing a property in a college town or an urban neighbourhood dominated by a university could be a wildly successful investment strategy… as long as you make the right considerations. You need to be aware…

Is Hiring a Property Management Company Worth the Expense?

Both first-time investors and real estate industry veterans often struggle with a common question: When is it worthwhile to pay for the services of a professional property management company? Property management firms offer large-scale and…

How to Make a Good Rental Lease Agreement?

Being able to attract good tenants to a rental property is the cornerstone of being a good real estate investor. More than just attracting them, you need to retain them and make sure they remain…

A Triple-Net Commercial Property Lease Could be Your Next Jackpot

Every real estate investor knows there are three primary ‘net’ expenses associated with real estate: Property tax, building insurance and maintenance. Under most types of lease structures, the property owner bears responsibility for these expenses…

Investing in Corporate Housing

Looking for a creative way to generate passive rental income? You may want to consider investing in corporate housing. Corporate housing is a great way for savvy real estate investors to mitigate many of the…

‘Rich Dad, Poor Dad’ Teaches the Investing Mindset

Investing takes the right mindset. You need to be okay with the concept of risk and reward, as well as opportunity and loss. More importantly, though, you need to develop a mindset rooted in analytical…

Basement Rental Hack: Create Storage Units

Many real estate investors look to maximize the income of their rental property by adding second units—especially in properties with separate entrances. One common opportunity is converting the basement to a rental. Many units can…

Alternative Investment Spotlight: the Coworking Trend

There’s a major shift happening in the world of white-collar work. The days of big corner offices and 9-5 shifts are rapidly coming to an end. These traditions are being replaced by remote workers and…

Raising the Rent on a Good Tenant: Is it Worth the Gamble?

Any residential real estate investor knows that finding a reliable tenant is the most challenging aspect of generating passive income from a property. Once you’ve signed a trusted, compatible tenant that pays their rent on…

Weighing the Pros and Cons of Open vs. Closed Mortgages

If you’re shopping around for a mortgage to purchase an investment property, you may be wondering what type of mortgage best suits your needs and objectives as a real estate investor. The two most common…