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Richard Houghton

Richard Houghton
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18 November, 2017

Self-Directed IRA Rules: Financing Real Estate Abroad

Just because some IRA custodians don’t permit “non traditional” or alternative investments like real estate to be purchased in a retirement account and most stock brokers won’t tell you how to do it doesn’t mean that buying real estate with an IRA account isn’t perfectly legal, if you understand the current Self-Directed IRA rules to buying property. 

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04 November, 2017

Why a Self Directed IRA Account is Better Than a 401(k)

Your investment advisor probably won’t tell you this (because it doesn’t pay a commission), but buying real estate with an IRA account – specifically a Self-Directed IRA – can easily beat the return on investment of a typical 401(k) or traditional retirement account. If you’re like most investors, you probably contribute money religiously to your current 401(k) or IRA, but have a hard time really quantifying the return on investment over time, due to complicated fees, commissions, etc. 

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26 October, 2017

5 Reasons Real Estate Investing is a Smart Financial Move

There’s been a lot of talk over the years about the benefits of real estate investing, but what are the real reasons to make this a part of your financial plan right now? Here, we’re going to break it down in simple terms and explain why buying property is one of the best ways to make money that is available to investors right now. 

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19 October, 2017

3 Reasons You Should Choose Real Estate Investing

Most investors already realize that real estate investing can be lucrative and provide long-term financial security, but getting started can seem daunting, especially if you’re new to the idea. Just don’t let that stop you from learning more about this trillion-dollar-per-year investment market, which offers a secure, steady way to grow your portfolio for greater financial success.

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12 October, 2017

3 Truths About Buying Playa del Carmen Real Estate

So, you’ve been thinking about buying Playa del Carmen real estate? It can be tough to know where to start, so we decided to make it easier by putting together a short list of three major truths about property investing in Mexico, particularly in Playa del Carmen and the Riviera Maya region, which lies just south of the Cancun International Airport in the Mexican Caribbean.

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10 October, 2017

It’s Safe to Buy Playa del Carmen Real Estate with a Self Directed IRA

If a lack of cash on hand is all that is holding you back from buying real estate in Mexico, perhaps it’s time to consider buying property with an IRA account, which offers a variety of benefits and none of the negatives that come with going into debt to fund your real estate investing goals. At Investment Properties Mexico, we have already helped hundreds of happy clients buy real estate with their retirement accounts, so here are some tips to help you get familiar with the process. 

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07 October, 2017

Have you ever wondered how the most successful buyers think about real estate investing? As with all successful income producing investments, different outcomes and levels of success come from different approaches to buying property, but mindset always plays a major role.

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