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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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Calculating UBIT on Real Estate Investments

When you consider the extraordinary potential tax savings you can enjoy by investing in real estate through a self-directed IRA and the recent volatility we’ve seen in the stock market, it’s not hard to see why so many investors have been flocking to alternative asset investments like real estate. However, self-directed investors should be aware of … Read More

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Four Ways to Invest in Real Estate Through Self...

Self-directed investing is all about options. We founded NDTCO on the belief that investors deserve the freedom to invest in assets they know and believe in. You may be aware that you can buy a property with a self-directed IRA, but you may not have known your full spectrum options within this asset class. Ready … Read More

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Using Debt in IRA Real Estate Investing

An often overlooked option available to many self-directed retirement account investors is to use debt in IRA real estate investing. One reason is a retirement account loan must be a non-recourse loan. This means the only recourse the lender has is the investment property itself as collateral. The borrower cannot be held personally liable in … Read More

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