Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) May 23, 2014
Self-directed plans provide investors tax-free or tax-deferred income towards retirement. The most important advantage these retirement plans offer account owners is total control in making their own investment decisions. These accounts also provide a large pool of alternative investments such as real estate (including raw land), private loans and mortgages, LLCs, precious metals, foreign exchange, oil and gas opportunities and much more.
One of the most popular investments within self-directed IRAs is real estate, hence the more common term “real estate IRA.” Realtors who are familiar with the benefits self-directed IRAs offer can in turn provide advice to clients who are also investors. Jack Callahan, Managing Partner of Advanta IRA Administration, says, “Realtors with knowledge of real estate IRAs can also cultivate a new client base of investors in addition to their typical clients who are purchasing homes to live in.”
Realtors can gain abundant knowledge when educated in the realm of self-directed IRAs. Advanta IRA Administration holds these classes every month because the demand for this knowledge is becoming more popular. “Advanta IRA has clients who use their IRAs to make investments in other real estate related assets including extending private mortgages, acquiring tax liens and certificates, and purchasing properties to use as rentals in order to build wealth towards retirement,” says Callahan.
Advanta IRA Administration is hosting a three-hour continuing education class at no cost for realtors designed to empower real estate professionals in the knowledge of self-directed IRAs. Those interested but unable to attend this event should visit http://www.advantaira.com/events for a complete listing of ongoing seminars, webinars and social events presented by Advanta IRA.
Event: Three-hour Continuing Education for Realtors: Using Self-Directed IRAs to Invest in Real Estate
Date: May 27, 2014
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: 3525 Piedmont Rd. NE, Bldg. 8, Ste. 101, Atlanta GA 30305
Register: Contact Teresa Chin by 5:00 pm on May 26th by calling 678-513-8913 ext. 1147 or emailing tchin(at)advantairagroup(dot)com.
About Advanta IRA
Advanta IRA Services, located in Largo, Florida, has been in operation for over 10 years, providing administrative service to owners of self-directed IRAs throughout the Tampa Bay and Sarasota, Florida regions. Advanta IRA Administration offers a second location serving Atlanta, Georgia and surrounding areas. Both offices are managed by Jack Callahan, J.D., CFP™. Advanta IRA offers classes, seminars and other educational tools designed to assist clients in managing self-directed IRAs by investing in real estate, notes, private placements and other non-traditional assets that have the potential to maximize IRA earnings on a tax-free or tax-deferred basis.
About Jack Callahan
Jack M. Callahan, J.D., CFP™, is the managing partner at Advanta IRA Services in Largo, FL and Advanta IRA Administration in Atlanta, GA. Jack established the corporate office, Advanta IRA Services, in 2003. Prior to that, Jack delivered specialized counsel to real estate investors, small business owners and real estate professionals on tax, legal and financial matters. As an industry expert, Jack is a frequent speaker on the topic of self-directed retirement plans and an accredited continuing education instructor for the Florida and Georgia Bar Associations, Florida and Georgia Real Estate Commissions, and The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He earned his bachelor of science degree in finance and multinational business from Florida State University and his law degree from the University of Florida College of Law.