Archive for March, 2012

This Spring Could Be The Best Time In Years To Use Your Self Directed IRA To Purchase Real Estate

March 28th, 2012

Since the creation of IRAs back in the early 1970s, the IRS has always permitted an IRA to purchase, hold, or flip real estate.   In fact, it states it right on the IRS website. By using a Self Directed IRA to buy real estate, you will be able to purchase raw land, domestic or foreign […]

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Use a Self-Directed IRA to Flip Homes Tax-Free

March 23rd, 2012

Since the creation of IRAs back in the early 1970s, the IRS has always permitted an IRA to purchase, hold, or flip real estate.   In fact, it states it right on the IRS website. By using a Self Directed IRA to buy real estate, you will be able to purchase raw land, domestic or […]

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Use Your Self Directed IRA To Purchase Rental Property

March 13th, 2012

With the current volatility in the housing market some investors may be prone to shying away from investing in real estate at this time.  However, many experts believe that this is a good time to invest in single-family homes and a spike in rental prices nationwide may add another incentive to purchasing single-family or multi-family […]

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How to Make Self Directed IRA Real Estate Investments?

March 11th, 2012

The use of IRA funds to make self directed IRA real estate investments has become a popular investment option for many Americans.  Nevertheless, many Americans are not aware that buying real estate with an IRA is absolutely legal.  The ability to purchase real estate with a retirement funds, such as an IRA, has always been […]

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All About the Real Estate IRA LLC

March 11th, 2012

A self directed IRA, also known as a  Real Estate IRA LLC is a special type of self directed IRA structure that allows the IRA holder (you) to gain control over your retirement funds so you have the ability to make real estate and other investments tax-free and without the consent of a custodian.  With […]

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Self Directed IRA Rules

March 8th, 2012

Self-Directed IRA are generally permitted to engage in most types of investments, however, if a Self Directed IRA engages in certain types of “prohibited transactions” or invests in life insurance or collectibles you may jeopardize the tax-deferred status of your IRA account. This could lead to the disqualification of the IRA and severe tax consequences. Therefore, it […]

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The Self-Directed IRA Disqualified Person Rules

March 1st, 2012

When making investing using retirement funds, it is important to understand the prohibited transaction rules. The IRS and the Internal Revenue Code do not describe what a Self Directed IRA can invest in, only what it cannot invest in. Internal Revenue Code Sections 408 & 4975 prohibits Disqualified Persons from engaging in certain type of […]

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Why Having a Credit Card linked to your Self Directed IRA LLC is Not Allowed

March 1st, 2012

IRA Financial Group has created a structure that allows the owner of an IRA to have complete control over their IRA checkbook control investments.  This is called the Self Directed IRA with “Checkbook Control.”  IRA Financial Group forms an LLC which is managed by the owner of the IRA.  The IRA then becomes the owner […]

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