power your advice

5 Potential Pitfalls of Holding Real Estate in Your IRA

Click below the image above to listen to the podcast.

Tax-deferred retirement accounts such as IRAs can be attractive sources of funds for taxpayers looking to diversify their investments. “Self-Directed” IRAs are one such type of retirement which can be used to invest in alternatives to traditional stock market investments such as real estate. While a great idea in theory, there are many potential pitfalls to holding Real Estate in your IRA.

Related: Understanding the Different Forms of Legal Entities for Business Owners

Matt Wheeler shares more about the pitfalls of holding real estate in your IRA in this podcast.