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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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Finance Corner: Wholesaling

When most people think about wholesaling, they picture a popular big box store such as Costco. These stores sell their goods at a discounted price, but they make up the loss in profit by offering…

House Flipping and Your Taxes: What You Need to Know

Flipping real estate can be a tremendously lucrative venture. Many investors make an entire career out of finding under priced properties that need a little love, updating them and selling to a buyer at a…

Canadian Renters Seek Multigenerational Housing

With economic uncertainty and skyrocketing real estate prices in metropolitan areas, the idea of owning a home for your nuclear family seems increasingly unrealistic. Today, more Canadian families are choosing to live together in multi-generational…

Finance Corner: Crowdfunding

The benefits of real estate investment are well known. Most of the world’s richest people made their millions in real estate. However, entering the real estate sector can feel like a high barrier of entry…

4 Things That Will Kill Your Cash Flow

When you’re considering an investment property, you first need to complete a full rental analysis to ensure that your investment will be profitable. To do that, you’ll look at figures like the mortgage, taxes and…

Investing In Entertainment Retail

Real estate and retail professionals alike have been heralding the death of the shopping mall for years now. With more and more shopping taking place online, landlords of shopping malls and shopping centres are finding…

The Best Software Tools to Help Your Real Estate Investment

Software tools can help virtually any industry reach its full potential, and the world of real estate investment is no exception. Managing your properties, maximizing investment potential, and interacting with both current and potential renters…

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…