What types of real estate can be purchased in a self directed account?

Your Self Directed IRA can purchase any type of real estate including:

  • single family
  • multi-unit homes
  • apartment buildings
  • co-ops
  • condos
  • commercial property
  • improved or unimproved land


The property can be used to generate income, or for appreciation. There is no time limit to how long your IRA owns the property; it can be used as an investment property, a rehab, or to appreciate in value. There are many ways that you can use your Self Directed IRA to purchase real estate.

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