Individual Account

Open a general investing account that may be used to self-manage a diversified portfolio. Invest directly in Church Capital’s available trust deed investments. Some services are subject to approval.

Sole Ownership Vesting Options:

A Single Man or Woman- A single individual that has neither been married or divorced

An Unmarried Man or Woman – A single individual either once married or widowed.

A Married Man/ Woman (or Domestic Partner) as His/ Her Sole and Separate Property – A married individual or domestic partner that would prefer to take title individually in their name alone.

Joint Account

Open a Standard Joint Account for two or more people. This general investing account may be used to self-manage a diversified portfolio. This account is eligible for Church Capital’s available trust deed investments. Some services and investment opportunities are subject to approval.

Co-Ownership Vesting Options:

Community Property- Owned together by a married couple or domestic partners. Each spouse has equal rights of control and the right to include their half in a will. Vesting including the right of survivorship results in one spouse’s interest being passed directly to the other in the event of death without probate.

Joint Tenancy- Two or more persons holding title with equal interests subject to the right of survivorship. If a joint tenant were to die, the interest would be passed automatically to the surviving joint tenants.

Tenancy in Common- Two or more persons own undivided interests that may be in unequal interests or duration. Each individual owns a particular share and is entitle to that share’s income and expenses. Each tenant may sell, deed, lease or will their portion.

IRA & Retirement

Investing with your tax advantage IRA or other retirement accounts is fast and simple with Church Capital. ‘Self-directed IRAs’ have the advantage of allowing investors the opportunity of investing alternatively with Trust Deed investments. Your IRA custodian will provide you with the appropriate agreements to fund each TD investment. All borrower payments from Church Capital will be received and deposited by your IRA custodian along with a monthly statement of your accounts sent directly to you.

Contact Us to discuss opening a self-directed IRA account from our approved list of IRA custodians with trust deed investment specific experience.

Specialty Accounts

Corporate Account

Purchase of an investment by a corporation requires a copy of the Articles of Incorporation and By-Laws and a corporate resolution authorizing the transaction.

Trust Account

This is typically either a family trust, testamentary trust, or an irrevocable trust. The investment is owned by the trust and controlled by the trustee who must be authorized by the trust document to enter into and manage the transaction. Church Capital requires a copy of the trust pages that create this authorization.

Limited/ General Partnership Account

One or more general partners and typically many limited partners. Only the general partners can bind the partnership and are liable for partnership debts.

Purchase of an investment by an LLC requires a copy of the Articles of Organization and signature of its Manager, Managing Member, or other authorized members.

Other Accounts
Remember: How title is vested has important legal and tax consequences. Church Capital recommends that every investor consult their attorney and/ or tax adviser to determine the most advantageous form of taking title.

Income Requirements

Lenders are required to meet either of the following financial suitability standards:

  • • The investment in the transaction does not exceed 10% of the net worth of the investor, exclusive of home, furnishings, and automobiles; or
  • • The investment in the transaction does not exceed 10% of an investor’s adjusted gross income for federal tax purposes for the last tax year or, in the alternative, as estimated for the current year.

*These requirements are per an investment and not in regards to an investor’s entire loan portfolio.