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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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Could Renting Space in Your Home Put Your Mortgage at Risk?

More and more, homeowners throughout Canada find themselves intrigued by the possibility of using their home or property as rental space. In 2018, even as the long-term rental market swelled, the nation’s short-term rental opportunities…

Real Estate Expenses You Can Deduct from Your Taxes

It’s that time of the year again. Time to gather up all of your documents related to your income and expenses so that you can file before April 30. The tax season has arrived. Fortunately,…

Should You Allow Pets in Your Rental Property?

It’s a question that every landlord has considered at one point or another: should you allow pets in your rental properties? There is no clear answer. One common refrain we see among landlords is that…

How to Appeal to Older Renters

The current generation of people approaching retirement age is the largest to ever retire. Many are looking to downsize from their large homes or are eager to move around and experience life in different cities…

Investing in Cell Towers and Antenna Towers

Society is increasingly reliant on the powerful computers in their pockets – also known as their smartphones. Smartphones are virtually necessary for most Canadians’ daily lives. Whether it’s getting around, performing work, watching a movie…

Finance Corner: Sandwich Lease

As a real estate investor, you’re likely looking for ways to continue acquiring properties while investing less money of your own. This strategy allows you to continue controlling properties and generating income without having to…

What to Ask When Hiring a Property Manager

Building success in the real estate investment industry requires surrounding yourself with professionals whom you can rely on to do their work well. Your real estate agent hunts down listings. Your mortgage broker secures the…

Property Profits by, Carlos A. Rodrigues

Carlos has been a long-time investment guru. Throughout his career, began seeing cracks in the corporate world, and also the benefits of investing in real estate. In his book, Property Profits, Carlos talks about his…

How to Be Lucky in Real Estate Investing

There are many things that budding investors find attractive about the budding real estate market. Unlike the relatively murky world of stocks, the real estate sector is accessible without an advanced degree or a litany…

What to Consider When Analyzing an Investment Property

Unlike other investment opportunities, real estate is as much an art as it is a science. You could analyze statistics and research economic trends until you’re blue in the face, but you still can’t know…

Finance Corner: Real Estate Syndication

It’s frustrating when you find the perfect real estate investment but aren’t able to secure the necessary financing. Real estate can move quickly in today’s market, and there’s no time to waste waiting until you…

These Soft Skills Will Bring You Real Estate Success

One misconception about real estate is that hard skills are all you need. Things like cost estimating, knowledge of intricate building codes, evaluating markets and other related financial skills are certainly valuable attributes to have.

Why Buy and Hold Might Be the Strategy for You

When you picture a real estate investor, you might picture someone making big multi-unit deals or a TV star flipping houses and laughing all the way to the bank. Sometimes the best strategy isn’t always…

Investing in Cold Storage

Warehouses are a hot real estate investment right now, with more and more companies looking to meet customer demand by increasing their number of regional hubs. Many eCommerce businesses require not only warehouse space but…

Finance Corner: Reverse Mortgages

A reverse mortgage is a loan that you can borrow based on the equity you’ve invested in your home. You can use this money however you want, including as a way to help finance other…

Stage Your Rental to Attract Better Tenants

In the past, staging a home or apartment rental was more or less optional. In a time when the options for potential renters are myriad, however, staging has become an integral part of creating the…

Investing in Data Centres

Investors looking to diversify their portfolios are increasingly turning to data centres as the solution. As worldwide demand for faster Internet connectivity and more data storage continues to grow, investors are interested in this relatively…

How to Find Tenants During Slow Winter Months

The days are shorter, and the air is colder – the winter seems to make everything just a little bit more difficult for all of us. However, finding tenants for your properties does not have…

How to Buy the Hottest Winter Vacation Rental Property

Winter is a time to bundle up, but that doesn’t mean you have to spend the season in financial hibernation. Year after year, real estate speculators pinpoint the winter months as the best time to…

When Building Equity Can Leave You Bankrupt

Building equity is an important method for growing your wealth. Equity is one of the best arguments for why people should own their homes instead of renting. After all, no one likes the feeling of…

Investing in Billboards

Imagine an income-generating investment so low-maintenance that all the tenant does is just…sit there. Savvy real estate investors have found that billboards are the perfect low-maintenance investment. Billboards require little upkeep and management but bring…

Property Improvements You Can Make This Winter

During the winter, it’s tempting to retreat indoors and essentially “close up shop” until the spring thaw. The days are short, the snow is plentiful, and few places in the world are cozier than a…

Add Value to Your Condo with These Simple Tips

There’s more to adding value to your rental property than a sturdy foundation or costly appliances and gizmos. You don’t need to drop huge sums of money to turn your condo into a valuable commodity.

Look for Your Next Investment in These Hot Cities

Are you on the hunt for your next hot real estate investment? Research is key. Each year, online magazine MoneySense compiles a ranking of the best places to purchase real estate. The list has helped…