Category: Real Estate

When a Self Directed IRA Goes Small

Posted on: October 25, 2021   |   Category: Real Estate

When a Self Directed IRA account holder starts researching rental properties, multifamily homes are always at the top of the list. These can provide numerous rental incomes while consolidating management into one small convenient area. However, multifamily homes come with their own challenges. Neighbors often don’t get along, and with multiple units, it seems as if somebody is always having an issue. Luckily for Self Directed IRA investors, a new […]

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Big Real Estate Deals for Self Directed IRAs

Posted on: October 20, 2021   |   Category: Real Estate

A Self Directed IRA allows you to think outside the box. No longer confined to the world of stocks and mutual funds, you can start brainstorming new and potentially better assets. Normally, the first go-to asset is real estate. This is because a Self Directed IRA is naturally optimized for buying a property. It has enough of a reserve to make it financially feasible, and the […]

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What Holds Investors Back From Investing in Real Estate

Posted on: October 18, 2021   |   Category: Real Estate

Every few years an event occurs which causes investors to reconsider where they put their investment dollars. A stock market crash can do it, but so can a stock market boom. If an investor feels that their funds may be tied up in a bubble, it’s understandable that they would start looking at alternatives. The most classic asset class to consider after Wall […]

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Can a Commercial Property be Converted into a Multifamily?

Posted on: August 11, 2021   |   Category: Real Estate

One of the most intuitive investments for a Self Directed IRA is a small multifamily property. The smaller size makes it affordable, the 3-4 units provide a nice amount of rental income, and generally the property requires little more than standard landlord management. However, these kinds of properties are not always so easy to find. What may be available is a vacant commercial property. Would that work […]

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Investing in Life Sciences Real Estate With a Self Directed IRA

Posted on: August 9, 2021   |   Category: Real Estate

As you explore investing your Self Directed IRA in real estate, you will see the same kind of assets pop up again and again. These include rental units, rehabs, and small commercial properties. However, real estate is in no way limited to these types. There is great variety in the real estate world, and with some careful asset planning, you can invest […]

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Investing in a REIT with a Self Directed IRA

Posted on: August 6, 2021   |   Category: Real Estate

What is a REIT?  A REIT – Real Estate Investment Trust – is simply a company that invests in real estate. It appeals to investors who like real estate as an asset, but don’t want to get involved with the actual purchase or management. The REIT handles all the technical and administrative details, while the investor supplies funding. REITs come […]

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Inflation, Self Directed IRAs, and Real Estate Investing

Posted on: August 2, 2021   |   Category: Real Estate

What is Inflation?  Everybody has a rough idea of what inflation looks like. Prices go up, your money starts becoming increasingly less valuable, and it becomes harder to buy standard necessities. In reality, this is surprisingly close to the official Federal Reserve definition:  “Inflation is the increase in the prices of goods and services over time. Inflation cannot be measured […]

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2020 Census Data and Real Estate Investing

Posted on: July 30, 2021   |   Category: Real Estate

What is the most important thing to look for in an investment property? Thousands of classes, experts, and even cartoons have hypnotized us with the mantra: location, location, location. However, that just begs the question. What exactly is it about a specific location that will be indicative of investment success? This is an important question for Self Directed IRA investors. Most private retirement investors can only get into a few […]

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5 Mistakes To Avoid When Choosing an Investment Property

Posted on: July 29, 2021   |   Category: Real Estate

A rental property is one of the most popular investments for a Self Directed IRA. However, these kinds of properties come with a unique set of challenges. On the one hand they tend to be a smaller asset and share a lot in common with buying a private home. On the other, they are income producing and investment oriented, and thus have a lot in […]

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Can I Manage a Rental Property in my Self Directed IRA?

Posted on: December 23, 2020   |   Category: Real Estate

Most investors know you can invest in stocks, bonds, and mutual funds with an IRA. What some investors are unaware of is that your IRA funds can also invest in alternative assets outside of Wall Street. The most common alternative asset purchased is real estate, with some of the wealthiest individuals making it an integral […]

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