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.
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
Real estate has a long history of holding its value during tough economic times. Of course, that depends on the property, its location, and the potential use. But for a large number of investors, real estate is a tangible asset that appreciates over time, always retains some … Read More
Affordable housing is always in demand. The cost to purchase and/or rent homes, apartments, and condos today is high. This makes mobile home living appealing to people in low-income brackets. But there are also many affluent retirees who enjoy mobile homes as a second-home getaway in their … Read More
If you’re on the brink of making a decision to open a self-directed IRA—read on to find out how investing in rental properties and rehabs has the potential to produce significant income for your retirement. If you have knowledge in the industry, that’s a plus. But, even … Read More
The housing market looks pretty solid right now. Inventory is low and consumers are challenged with rising home costs. If you’re interested in investment property, now may be the time to make the move. Two of the most common assets are rentals and renovation projects (or both!). … Read More
Is your hesitation to use a self-directed IRA due to not knowing what to invest in or where to start? Real estate offers many options, but if you’re new to self-direction, you can still get stuck trying to pick an investment. Maybe you simply don’t know where … Read More
Single-family rentals are hot right now for a variety of reasons. Baby boomers are living longer—in their own homes, which means less inventory for new home buyers. And, home prices are rising faster than wages (about twice as fast, experts say). So, even though Millennials would like … Read More
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 … Read More
Real estate investing is by far the most popular method savvy investors use to earn income, whether personally or in their IRAs. Those who have plenty of capital in their self-directed plans can easily invest in residential, commercial, and other property such as land or vacation rentals. … 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