“A common question from clients, or often times from people at dinner parties, is “Can I use my IRA money to buy real estate?” The easy answer is “yes,” the rules for IRAs allow for a myriad of investing opportunities beyond stocks and bonds and do include real estate. However, there are a number of traps for the uninformed, including several reasons why owning real estate within an IRA is not as advantageous as it may seem.”

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