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5 Common Rental Expenses That Will Reduce Your ...

For almost two decades New Direction Trust Company clients have been supercharging their retirement with real estate. By purchasing real estate through their tax-advantaged account, many have also stumbled across UBIT, or Unrelated Business Income Tax. Not a penalty, UBIT is a tax on any earnings from “leveraged” real estate, a common approach to capitalizing … Read More

Finding the Best ROI on Renovations for Rental ...

There are over 43 million rental homes in the US – a very large market, for sure. Most, if not all, of these rental owners have the same goal: generate recurring revenue each month to cover costs and maximize their investment return.  As real estate investors know, this is easier said than done. The physical property, the location, the local demand, … Read More

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IRA or LLC…or Both? How to Protect Yourself wit...

Seasoned self-directed investors prepare for contingencies, particularly when engaged in alternative assets such as real estate and private lending. Often this includes safeguards. Acquiring investments with a limited liability company (LLC) can provide such a safeguard, but there is another possibility as well: Self-directed, tax-advantaged savings accounts like IRAs, Solo 401(k)s, or Health Savings Accounts. … Read More

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Exploring a Checkbook IRA

Self-directed investing offers extensive opportunities for your tax-advantaged accounts by placing the full power of diversification in your hands. Real estate, private equity, and other alternative investment options are all available to your IRA, 401(k), or Health Savings Account. Within this investment space lies a specific approach that provides even greater flexibility: the Checkbook IRA. … Read More

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What is a Checkbook IRA?

What is a Checkbook IRA? Checkbook IRAs allow investors to directly manage their retirement funds and allocate them toward investments. Contrary to popular belief, a Checkbook IRA is not a separate retirement plan type. From a tax benefit standpoint, a Checkbook IRA can be a Traditional IRA, Roth IRA, or any other self-directed retirement account. … Read More

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