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Raw Land in an IRA

More and more investors have been turning to real estate as a way to diversify their retirement portfolios. Self-directed IRAs, 401(k)s, and Health Savings Accounts can hold everything from pre-construction and condominiums to rebabs and rental properties. With larger contribution limits and trillions of dollars currently situated in retirement plans, investors are able to look … Read More

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What are Real Estate Options?

A real estate IRA doesn’t have to hold tangible property. The power of self-directed investing lies in your capacity to put almost any strategy to work for your retirement. There are many “subcategories” in the real estate field—long-term rental properties, fix & flips, land speculation, etc.—all of which your self-directed IRA can hold. Real estate options are other seldom-addressed … Read More

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