Self-directed IRAs that focus heavily on real estate investments are often referred to as "Real Estate IRAs." With a Real Estate IRA, your retirement funds can invest in all kinds of real estate and real estate-related assets. 


What Can I Invest In?

  • Apartment Buildings, Co-Ops, and
  • Building Bonds
  • Commercial Paper
  • Commercial Property
  • Foreclosures
  • Improved or Unimproved Land
    (Leveraged or Un-Leveraged)
  • Joint Ventures

These are just a few of your options with a self-directed IRA. The real estate-related investments allowed in these retirement accounts are seemingly endless.


Are there restrictions on the type of property I can purchase?
Am I restricted to residential properties?
Can I use the property during the year?

Get answers to these questions and 32 more top questions about using real estate investments for retirement accounts