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Ultimate Guide to Real Estate Investing in a Tax-Advantaged Retirement Account

This Real Estate 101 Guide Will Uncover:
1. The step-by-step process to getting started
2. Your real estate investment options
3. How to sell your investment in your IRA
4. And much more

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"Best Overall" Self-Directed IRA Company

$39 Billion in Assets Under Custody and Administration

Equity Trust Company 2023

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Why Equity Trust?

With 45 years of financial service experience, our track record of success with self-directed IRAs, 401(k)s, and other retirement plans is unmatched. See what makes us better than the rest.

Create a customized portfolio of alternative assets as well as traditional investments with a single custodian.

Our track record of excellence is unmatched in the industry. Over 254,000 investors rely on us to custody over $39 billion in assets. (as of 1/31/2023)

Simplify investing and account management online, through our industry-leading system, myEQUITY.

Recognized as an exceptional service provider, we have nearly 400 employees dedicated to you.

Maximize your account and gain new insights with access to unparalleled, on-demand education from webinars, case studies, how-to guides and live workshops.

Equity Trust is a state regulated trust company. You’re in good hands.

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Second to None

Our unparalleled industry and alternative asset expertise come with an unmatched record of service.

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What Clients are Saying About Equity Trust Company

Candice, Ohio

Equity Trust goes above and beyond customer service. Both myself and spouse have entrusted Equity Trust in our property investment needs. We have been extremely pleased with turnaround time on our investments. Their staff is highly trained and extremely friendly. We have referred to both our relatives and friends for their investment needs.

Richard, Arizona

Equity Trust Company has been the custodian of my IRA account for over 10 years. I have found their representatives to be knowledgeable and helpful. I have bought and sold trust deeds and real estate and have never encountered any problems. I would recommend them to anyone looking for a reliable custodian for a self-directed IRA.

Gary, Ohio

"Equity Trust Company has been amazing with all my investment needs! The turnaround time is great along with the fantastic team at ETC! They have turned our account into a retirement machine!

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