Gifts of Real Estate

Gift of Real Estate Diagram

How It Works

  • You deed your home, your vacation home, undeveloped property or a commercial building to Defenders of Wildlife.
  • Defenders of Wildlife may use the property for its own purposes or may sell it and use the proceeds.

Benefits

  • You receive an income tax deduction for the fair market value of the real estate at the time of the transfer.
  • You pay no capital gains tax on the transfer.
  • You can direct the proceeds from your gift to a specific program at Defenders of Wildlife.

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Bequests left to Defenders are crucial to our ability to protect imperiled species and their habitats for generations to come. Have you included Defenders in your will or other estate plans?