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Self Directed IRA Articles

Multifamily Real Estate Investing

Posted by Jack Callahan on Apr 18, 2018 9:13:08 AM

If you’re familiar with multifamily real estate investing, this could be the ticket to your potential financial freedom in retirement. Investing in real estate with a self-directed IRA lets you take a more hands-on approach to growing your retirement funds. And, multifamily properties present great potential to help you build that critical wealth.

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Topics: Self-Directed IRA, Real Estate IRA, Retirement Planning

Avoiding Risk as a Real Estate Investor (by Clayton Morris)

Posted by Mike Cornetet on Feb 14, 2018 2:24:45 PM

Any new venture can be intimidating, and that’s certainly the case with real estate investing. I hear questions constantly from new or prospective investors who are worried about risk. Sure, there are horror stories about investors who lost it all, but if you play your cards right and put a few safeguards in place, you are very unlikely to encounter issues. 

In order to mitigate risk in real estate investing, you should know that you can’t do it alone.

It’s important to build a strong team that is well versed in the areas that you are not. Without the right team in place, you’re likely to make some mistakes.

It’s also incredibly important to not overspend.

Don’t overspend on the purchase of the property. Don’t go overboard with upgrades either. When you pour too much into your properties, you’re decreasing your overall return. Check out my videos on the top three renovations that are a waste of money, as well as how to determine how much to spend on a rehab! 

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Topics: Webinar, Self-Directed IRA, Real Estate IRA, Guest Blog Article

How to Invest in Real Estate with an IRA: A Beginner’s Guide

Posted by Jack Callahan on Nov 18, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Real estate holdings in IRAs are a favored strategy individuals use to build wealth for retirement. There are experts out there that can invest in these assets while blindfolded, but many others are unsure how to get started. If you fit into the latter category, this article’s just for you. It’s a beginner’s guide you’ll find handy to learn how you can invest in real estate with an IRA to earn tax-sheltered income for your future.                         

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Topics: Real Estate IRA, Retirement Planning

Rules for Real Estate IRAs

Posted by Jack Callahan on Mar 22, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Real estate is the number one asset in self-directed IRAs. When you are able to choose the type of property you want to use to grow retirement income, you have many diverse options at your fingertips. Property assets can offer a solid hedge against the volatility of the stock market and investors also have the potential to earn gains from appreciation over time, which is why real estate is the number one asset in self-directed IRAs.

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Topics: Real Estate IRA, Retirement Planning, Self-Directed IRA

2 Ways to Invest in a Self-Directed Real Estate IRA

Posted by Jack Callahan on Feb 1, 2017 9:15:24 AM

Are you interested in investing in real estate? Did you know you could do so with your retirement funds? Because of Trump’s expertise and success in the industry, many are hopeful that his administration presents significant progress in this realm. If you understand how to invest in real estate with a self-directed IRA, you gain the opportunity to earn tax-sheltered income for retirement on successful endeavors.

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Topics: Real Estate IRA, Self-Directed IRA, Retirement Planning, Private Lending

Steps to Investing in Real Estate with a Self-Directed IRA

Posted by Jack Callahan on Dec 16, 2016 8:23:48 AM

Real estate IRAs are a great tool investors use to build tax-sheltered retirement income. Investments include residential and commercial property, rehabs, rentals, foreign assets, raw land, farm land, timberland, and much more. Interested? Learn the simple steps to real estate investing using a self-directed IRA.

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Topics: Real Estate IRA, Self-Directed IRA

Top 3 Ways You Can Invest in Real Estate with an IRA

Posted by Jack Callahan on Nov 30, 2016 4:24:43 PM

Real estate presents tried and true results if you pick the right investment and it proves to be fruitful. You can choose from many different assets that have the potential to build income in your retirement account, and you don’t necessarily have to have mountains of money in your retirement plan to invest.

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Topics: Real Estate IRA, Self-Directed IRA

Top 5 Most Popular Self-Directed IRA Investments

Posted by Jack Callahan on Nov 4, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Self-directed retirement plans are growing more popular as individuals discover they can choose their own investments and manage their own retirement plans. Doing so allows a great amount of freedom to invest in things you know and understand. This eliminates the third party broker who makes those choices for you, and typically invests your funds in traditional assets, like stocks and bonds. Self-directed retirement plans are a cut above the norm, giving those who self-direct the chance to use alternative assets to build wealth for retirement.

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Topics: Real Estate IRA, Single Member LLC / Checkbook IRA, Alternative Investments

Clever-Clever Land instead of Never-Never Land!

Posted by Jack Callahan on Oct 7, 2016 8:36:55 AM

Did you know that you can invest in land to build income for retirement? Popular real estate investments include commercial and residential property, rehab-and-flips, and rentals. However, investments in land itself offer some pretty unique opportunities that can potentially build substantial wealth in your portfolio.

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Topics: Alternative Investments, Real Estate IRA, Self-Directed IRA

Investing in Tax Liens and Deeds with Retirement Funds

Posted by Jack Callahan on Sep 28, 2016 8:29:21 AM

Many people know that real estate is a preferred asset in a self-directed IRA. It’s the number one investment clients of Advanta IRA choose to use to build wealth in their plans. Anything from commercial and residential property to rehabs and rentals to farm and timberland falls within the real estate-investing realm.

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Topics: Real Estate IRA, Alternative Investments, Retirement Planning