Retirement Investors Turning to Self-Directed IRA to Invest in Foreign Real Estate According to IRA Financial Group Report

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An increasing number of investors are using self-directed IRA funds to make foreign real estate investments in countries such as Costa Rica, Panama, Canada and India.

Using a self-directed IRA to purchase foreign real estate

we have seen a number of investor looking to use their retirement funds to purchase real estate overseas, in countries such as India, Costa Rica, Panama, and Canada

IRA Financial Group, the leading provider of self directed IRA LLC structures, reports that a growing number of retirement investors are turning to a self directed IRA to purchase real estate outside the United States. “We have seen a number of investors looking to use their retirement funds to purchase real estate overseas, in countries such as India, Costa Rica, Panama, and Canada,” stated Maria Ritsi, a senior paralegal with the IRA Financial Group. “The self-directed IRA allows IRA holders to use their retirement funds to take advantage of investment opportunities in real estate outside of the United States,” stated Ms. Risti.

The IRS has always permitted an IRA to purchase real estate, inside or outside the United States. “With IRA Financial Group’s self-directed IRA LLC solution, investors can buy real estate in a foreign country using their U.S. retirement funds, “ stated Ms. Ritsi. According to a number of clients interviewed by IRA Financial Group, one major attraction of buying foreign real estate with a self-directed IRA is that one can take advantage of global real estate and foreign currency trends while simultaneously being able to buy assets in a country they know and trust.

IRA Financial Group’s true self-directed IRA LLC solution involves the establishment of a limited liability company (“LLC”) that is owned by the IRA (care of the IRA custodian) and managed by the IRA holder or any third-party. As manager of the IRA LLC, the IRA holder will have control over the IRA assets to make real estate and other investments tax-free and without custodian consent.     

The IRA Financial Group was founded by a group of top law firm tax and ERISA lawyers who have worked at some of the largest law firms in the United States, such as White & Case LLP, Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP, and Thelen LLP.

IRA Financial Group is the market's leading “checkbook control Self Directed IRA Facilitator. IRA Financial Group has helped thousands of clients take back control over their retirement funds while gaining the ability to invest in almost any type of investment, including real estate without custodian consent.

To learn more about the IRA Financial Group please visit our website at or call 800-472-0646.

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