realtor in front of for sale sign Commercial real estate got a boost as an IRA asset, accounting for 5 percent of all purchases; that was an increase of nearly 4 percent. (Photo: Getty)

Investors with a real estate IRA not only moved into new states in their quest for property investments, they also focused on single- and multifamily and commercial properties during 2017.

According to the 2018 Real Estate Investor Market Research Report from the Entrust Group, the firm’s clients—well, their IRAs—are buying property in Kansas, Idaho and Illinois. And while purchases fell in Texas, Arizona and Montana, they rose in Florida, Indiana and Georgia.

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Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

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