Category: Real Estate

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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Your Second Property

Posted on: June 8, 2020   |   Category: Real Estate

Congratulations! You’ve successfully managed your first investment property. Of course, there was a steep learning curve, and you didn’t realize quite how much work was going to be involved, but you made it. Now you’re probably enough of an expert that you can give advice to friends and family. The question is what’s next for […]

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The Cap Rate: The First Number of Professional Investors

Posted on: March 18, 2020   |   Category: Real Estate

Say “Hi” to the Cap Rate  When you first enter the world of real estate investing, you’ll find a lot of new terms and acronyms. (Every industry likes to feel special.) One of the most common phrases you’ll see is “capitalization rate”. Or, as it is more popularly known, the “cap rate”. The cap rate equation is simple. […]

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