Why Establish a Checkbook IRA vs a Self-Directed IRA with a Custodian?

November 7th, 2013

With a “checkbook control” Self Directed IRA LLC you will never have to seek the consent of a custodian to make an investment or be subject to excessive custodian account fees based on account value and per transaction.  Unlike a full service IRA custodian which will require you to hold the funds at a bank […]

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Real Estate IRA Helping Retirement Investors Flip Homes Tax-Free

January 15th, 2013

The IRS has always permitted an IRA to purchase real estate, raw land, or flip homes.  With IRA Financial Group’s self-directed IRA LLC solution, buying rental properties is as simple as writing a check and is tax-free.  As the manager of your Self Directed IRA LLC, the IRA holder will have control over his or […]

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Does the IRS Allow one to use a Real Estate to Buy Rental Properties?

October 30th, 2012

Since the creation of IRAs back in the early 1970s, the IRS has always permitted an IRA make real estate related investments. In fact, it states it right on the IRS website when discussing IRA investments. By using a real estate IRA, also known as a Self Directed IRA to buy real estate, the IRA […]

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Signs of a Bottom – Now May be the Right Time to Use a Self-Directed IRA to buy real estate

May 9th, 2012

Sales of vacation rental properties fell 56% between 2006 and 2010, but climbed 7% in 2011 to 502,000, according to the most recent survey by the National Association of Realtors, a trade association. Yet prices remain soft; according to the NAR, the median price on vacation rental homes dropped more than 19% in 2011 to […]

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Real Estate IRA Rules

September 14th, 2011

In general, the IRS does not specifically identify what a real estate IRA can invest in, only what it cannot invest in

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The Advantages of Using a Solo 401K Plan for California Real Estate Investments

August 31st, 2011

The ability to open the Solo 401K account at any local bank couples with the ability to adopt the plan without establishing an LLC, makes the Solo 401K the perfect retirement solution for any California retirement investor

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Checkbook Control IRA Rules

August 19th, 2011

n general, the IRS does not specifically identify what a self directed IRA LLC or a checkbook control 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 transactions.

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The Self Directed IRA Checkbook Control Solution for Dummies

August 17th, 2011

Since 2001, the Self Directed IRA LLC Checkbook Control structure has become the investment vehicle of choice for investors looking to use retirement funds to make real estate,

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