Real estate IRAs are popular with people who want diversity and leverage against potential losses in the stock market. You can choose your own assets including commercial and residential property, raw land, as well as tax liens and deeds.
Millions of investors are seeking professional advice for investing trillions of dollars in U.S. retirement assets. Understanding and embracing self-directed IRAs means a new source of clients, investors, and capital.
David Tilney has been managing single-family houses in Colorado Springs, CO for over 40 years. The article below was written by him to share his tips and secrets to success in retaining great tenants for your investment property.
Understand How Investment Property Works in Your State
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Our guest author, Jonathan Leiter, Vice President – Business Development & Investor Relations for Excelsior Capital, explains the new definition of accredited investor in this timely and informative article.
For nearly 40 years—spanning six different US Presidents, nine different SEC Chairs and five bull markets—the definition of “accredited … Read More
Guest blog by Steve Landaal, VP of Portfolio Management at HIS Capital Funding
I remember as a boy, my grandmother Anna safely retired off her bank CDs. She earned a fair interest rate at that time, and she enjoyed predictable monthly payments, which paid her monthly bills.
With current … Read More
Guest blog by investor Laura Oldanie
It feels so good to invest my retirement funds in socially responsible investments, knowing my money is working to solve social and environmental problems instead of causing them. The vehicle that enables me to direct these funds this way is the checkbook … Read More
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 … Read More
This is a guest blog written by Doug Smith of Castle Rock Capital Management
More and more self-directed IRA owners lend money from their IRAs than ever before. Private lending investments are an amazing way to grow your IRA’s balance to new heights and secure your future with … Read More
Guest Blog by Kathleen Gaspari
Kathleen Gaspari is a recent graduate of Advanta IRA University (Advanta U), where she earned the designation of self-directed IRA specialist. She works for Berkshire Hathaway Home Services and is incredibly experienced in the investment property realm. We believe the knowledge she provides … Read More
My wife, Mary, and I invest our retirement savings using a self-directed IRA with Advanta IRA. We use these funds to invest in real estate assets, specifically mortgage notes, rental properties, and rehab-and-flips.
Why do we like self-directed plans? We like having control over our own investment decisions.
When … Read More