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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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Real Estate Trends You Can Expect in 2020

December 31, 2019, wasn’t just the end of the year, but also the end of a decade. The past decade has been one of solid growth for the real estate industry after a rocky start.

How to Winterize Your Rental Property

Regardless of which part of the country we live in, the vast majority of Canadians cannot ignore the onset of winter. The sharply declining temperatures, the howling wind and falling snow can wreak havoc on…

Are Short-Term Rentals a Good Investment Strategy?

Across the world, major hotel chains are shaking in their boots as their bottom line slips away. They are utterly terrified of so-called short-term rental companies like Airbnb and VRBO. Though short on vowels, these…

Investing in Gyms and Fitness Centers

Health and fitness clubs are a strong industry in Canada, and not just in terms of muscles. The industry generated $4 billion in revenue through 2019, growing 5.1 percent in the past five years. There…

How to Become a Real Estate Developer: A Few Essential Tips

If you’re an experienced real estate professional, you may be considering making a career change to become a developer. Real estate development is a rewarding profession that allows you to create investment opportunities. While developers…

How the Rent-to-Own Process Works to Benefit Sellers

While some homeowners are ready to move on from their property quickly, that may not always be the best option financially. A rent-to-own arrangement offers sellers an alternative to the traditional process to help them…

Investing in Event Venues

When the average person thinks about real estate investment, their minds inevitably wander toward one of two images. Real estate investment must be focused on either a tidy suburban home complete with shutters on the…

What Are Rent-to-Own Properties, and What Are the Benefits?

Rent-to-own seems like a straightforward concept: a tenant rents with the intention of one day owning the property. While seemingly simple, this strategy is not often used. Rent-to-own is an alternative to traditional property financing…

Winter is Coming – Time to Get Into the "BRRRR" Mindset

It’s not just an early snowfall that has us saying, “BRRRR.” The BRRRR strategy for real estate investment is a great way for investors to quickly grow their portfolio. BRRRR stands for buy, rehab, rent,…

Should You Become Investment Partners with a Family Member?

Becoming a real estate investor isn’t always a solo path. Oftentimes investors have a partner or entire groups of partners that help with financial backing, property management and decision-making. Maybe you need financial help getting…

Investing in Farmland

If you’re looking for a different kind of real estate investment, consider farmland. Farmland is a critical component of Canada’s agriculture industry. More importantly, for investors, it’s a relatively stable, tangible asset. Many investors don’t…

Looking at the Pros and Cons of a Shared Equity Mortgage

There are lots of different mortgage products out there for real estate investors to take advantage of. And while most are straightforward enough to understand, some require a little creativity to capitalize on. Take a…

Finance Corner: Equity Partnership or Hard Money Loan?

Real estate investment requires capital to get started. So, what do you do when you’ve found the perfect opportunity but don't have the capital? There's always the traditional lending option, which takes time and comes…