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How Bill Bought a Mango Farm in Panama with His Self-Directed IRA

When it comes to investing for retirement, which asset class comes to your mind first? Stock, bond, or mutual fund! Isn’t that right?

In this case, our retirement planning hero, Bill, did it differently. Instead of investing in the traditional asset classes, Bill invested in real estate.

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Boost Your Retirement Plan with Real Estate – The Basics

Are you a real estate investor, or perhaps, you plan to get into real estate investing?

If that’s the case, real estate is probably your preferred investment option for your retirement fund and why not? You already understand real estate investing, trends in your target market, and you enjoy more control over your investments.

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5 Real Estate Investments That Can Help You Retire Rich

Nearly 45% of the working-age households in the U.S. don’t have any type of retirement accounts.

The key to avoiding a potential retirement crisis is to start saving early. At the same time, it’s important to invest your retirement funds in assets that can outgrow inflation while offering portfolio security.

Real estate is one of the potential investment options you can look at.

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How to Start a Real Estate Business with Your Retirement Funds

Use your retirement funds to purchase real estate? Is that even legal?

Yes it is! The IRS allows you to invest in real estate through qualified retirement plans, and a self-directed Solo 401k retirement plan is one of the most popular among investors, allowing them to add real estate to their retirement portfolio.

Opening a self-directed Solo 401k may be one of the best financial decisions of your life!

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The Benefits of Refinancing Your IRA-Owned Real Estate

Using debt leverage means an investor can purchase a property worth two or three times what they could have purchased out of pocket–or it can enable the investor to purchase multiple rental properties for their self-directed IRA.

Find out how it works…

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3 Ways to Fund a Real Estate Investment with Your Solo 401k

Many self-employed real estate investors are considering a self-directed Solo 401k plan to grow their retirement funds.

Instead of having their retirement savings stuck in a stock portfolio, investors can now tap into this flexible source of financing for their real estate ventures.

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Self-Directed IRA for Real Estate Investing

Most of the larger financial institutions limit what you can direct your IRA investments into, namely securities, certificates of deposit, money market, etc.

If you want to have a truly self-directed IRA, you’ll need to roll your funds into a different IRA custodian who will allow non-traditional assets, such as real estate….

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3 Ways to Partner with Your IRA for Real Estate Investing

If you’re reading this article, you’re probably already aware of the significant tax advantages available when investing in real estate through a self-directed IRA, also known as the Real Estate IRA.

What you may not know is that your self-directed IRA can also partner with other funding sources to increase your investment power and produce higher returns….

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How to Fund Real Estate Investments Through a Self-Directed IRA

The most common question I hear is, “But what if I don’t have enough money in my IRA?”

This article explains two alternative funding options for real estate IRAs. A low account balance doesn’t mean you can’t take advantage of the IRA strategy – it simply means that you’ll need to be more creative when exploring your options!

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4 Mistakes to Avoid in Your Real Estate IRA

Investing through a self-directed IRA offers many tax advantages to real estate investors. With these advantages, comes a set of rules and regulations that must be followed in order for the IRA to remain compliant and maintain its tax-advantaged status.

If these rules are broken, the account owner could face significant taxes and penalties….

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