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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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The Quick Guide to Renovating Tenant-Occupied Properties

When you own a rental property, your goal is to always have tenants so that you can maximize your investment profits. However, sometimes your property could use a renovation that will make it more attractive…

Learn How to Analyze an Investment Property One Room at a Time

It’s easy to trick yourself into thinking you’ve found the perfect investment property. It has a spacious, recently-updated bathroom or a great master suite. The kitchen is filled with high-end materials and new appliances. There’s…

Is Building an Investment Property Ever Worth It?

Converting raw land or a blighted building into a brand-new real estate structure is rarely worth the cost, effort and headache necessary to pull it off. Constructing a new building requires time, effort and expertise.

What is Mortgage Insurance and Do You Need It?

Chances are, you’re using a bank-backed mortgage to buy your investment property. When it comes time to close your real estate transaction, you’ll face several choices. You’ll likely have to decide what lending products you…

Investing in Strip Malls

If you’re familiar with the wild world of retail real estate, you’ve probably heard mixed things about investing in strip malls. They’re more affordable to purchase than large-scale enclosed malls, urban office spaces or industrial…

Have You Tested Your Rental for Radon?

Radon is a naturally occurring, odourless, invisible gas posing significant health risks. Radon forms when uranium—a ubiquitous natural element found in soil, rocks and sediment—begins to decay. As the uranium decays, some of its toxic…

Investing in Hemp / Marijuana Farmland

An economic boom is taking the Prairie Provinces by storm, thanks to the federal government’s recent nationwide legalization of cannabis. For the first time, industrial hemp promises to be one of Canada’s most lucrative cash…

Here’s Why Monthly Rental Inspections are a Good Idea

As an investor, protecting your asset should be one of your top priorities. But far too many investors overlook the easiest aspect of safeguarding their investment against damages: Performing regular inspections of the property. There…

Investing in Vineyards

Do you think you have a palate refined enough to craft a bottle of fine wine? Are you looking for a unique alternative investment opportunity to diversify your real estate portfolio? Want to try your…

What to Expect When Dealing with Tenant Rental Damage

There are few things more frustrating than inspecting a rental unit following a tenant move-out, only to find the home completely trashed. Some units may have holes punched through doors and walls, while others may…

Investing in Warehousing

Commercial and industrial real estate markets are changing. As e-commerce continues to take up larger slices of consumer spending, the need for spaces like storefronts is declining. But this means other types of real estate…

The Who, What, When, Where and Why of Investing

If you’re new to the real estate investing game, you may think your sole objective is to find properties with the biggest possible rates of return. Unfortunately, making investment decisions driven exclusively by financial factors…