How to Buy Real Estate with your Self-Directed IRA

Interested in using your Self-Directed IRA to invest in real estate? There are several reasons why this is the most popular asset class among Vantage clients.

One reason is the ease at which you can purchase real estate. Another is the number of payment structures available for making that purchase.

In this VBytes episode, J.P. walks through the different payment structures, as well as:

  • Important terminology you should know before investing (think prohibited transactions)
  • How the property can and can’t be used (if you’re thinking vacation home, think again)
  • How financial transactions flow through the IRA (not you personally)

Ready to Learn More?

If you have questions about buying real estate with your Self-Directed IRA, call one of our IRA Specialists at (866) 459-4580 or email us at

For more information on terminology and what you can do with real estate investments held within your Self-Directef IRA, download our Quick Facts Sheet here.

For more information on other Self-Directed IRA investment options, check out our other VBytes.