Use a Mainstar Trust Account to Invest In Real Estate/Real Property

Mainstar Trust fees for accounts holding Government Securities: 

  1 Real Estate Holding 2 Real Estate Holdings 3 Real Estate Holdings 4 Real Estate Holdings
Annual Account Fee $130 $130 $130 $130
Annual Asset Fee $150 $300 $450 $600
Total Annual Cost*/** $280 $430 $580 $730

* Does not include one-time set up fee of $25, transaction activity fees or fees related to other holdings.

** Annual account fee may differ by account type.

For a complete list of Mainstar Trust fees click here

Once you have come to an agreement to purchase Real Estate / Real Property with a third party, gather the following required documents:  

  • Completed Mainstar Trust Purchase Authorization and payment instructions
  • Purchase & Sell Agreement for the real property
  • Valuation of the property (Appraisal or broker Opinion of Value)

Email the required documents to or contact us at 800-521-9897.



  • Any expenses associated with managing or maintaining a real property investment inside an IRA must be paid from the IRA. 
  • Individuals holding real property within their IRAs should be aware of prohibited transaction rules as applied to real estate/real property.