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A Closer Look at 1031 Exchanges 

Self-directed investing through IRAs and Health Savings Accounts allows you to defer (or eliminate) tax until withdrawals. However, pairing equity investments with debt financing may incur unrelated business income tax (UBIT), even when the equity is provided by a tax-advantaged account.   The most common instance is leverage financed real estate. If your account borrows money to purchase property, your account may owe UBIT on a portion of the earnings generated by your property, including at the sale. As a … Read More

7 Ways You Can Maximize Your Real Estate Return...

Vacation rentals provide a steady stream of revenue for many of its nearly three million hosts, but there’s more to having a successful listing than simply buying a property and posting on the Airbnb platform. A bit of knowledge can go a long way, in this case generating greater revenue by improving your reviews, further enhancing future potential returns.   Here we will explore how you can provide a better experience for your guests by increasing your Airbnb rental value and bolstering your reviews, which … Read More

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Vacation Rentals in Your Self-Directed Plan

As the end of COVID-19-related travel restrictions near, we may see an increase in demand for vacation rentals. This could be an opportunity for your self-directed IRA, Solo 401(k), or Health Savings Account. Real estate can be a lucrative and diverse asset for your portfolio. Just as rental properties and fix-and-flip projects are common in tax-advantaged … Read More

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Financing Your Real Estate Purchase

Real estate investing can be a lucrative opportunity, particularly as property values continue to rise. However, some may require upfront investments to secure property ownership. And while your self-directed IRA, Solo 401(k), or Health Savings Account may have grown, you may still find yourself short of the funds needed to purchase real estate outright. Ready to … Read More

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Property in Paradise – A Fascinating Path to Ha...

Imagine an investment property that you could buy for a fraction of its market price and collect rent on, all without the hassle of having to pay the ongoing costs of being a landlord. If this seems too good to be true, you need only look to our friends in the Aloha State to see … Read More

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