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Real Estate In Your IRA? Be Careful

Tuesday, December 18, 2012 - 7:15 AM
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To buy real estate within a retirement account, you first need to set up a "self-directed" IRA with a custodian. Once you've established the IRA, you can then use it to purchase practically any type of real estate, including vacant land, single- and multi-family homes, commercial properties, co-ops, and condos. But you'll also have to adhere to a slew of IRS regulations.

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