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Using a Self-Directed IRA to Invest in Real Estate

Buying a house in an IRA?I’ve been itching to invest in real estate for a while now, but have been holding off because I intend to pay cash. It occurred to me recently that I might be able to do so faster through a self-directed IRA.

What’s a self-directed IRA, you may ask? As the phrase implies, it’s an IRA that you’re the decision-maker on. (As opposed to having a broker or bank manage your IRA investments for you.)

So could it be a good idea to invest in real estate within self-directed IRA? Maybe. » Read more

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