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Gifts of Real Estate

Donating appreciated real estate, such as a home, vacation property, undeveloped land, farmland, ranch or commercial property can make a great gift to Moraine Park Foundation.

Flowchart: Donor makes a gift of appreciated real estate to MP Foundation.

Benefits of gifts of real estate

  • Avoid paying capital gains tax on the sale of the real estate
  • Receive a charitable income tax deduction based on the value of the gift
  • Leave a lasting legacy to Moraine Park Foundation

How to make a gift of real estate

Your real property may be given to Moraine Park Foundation by executing or signing a deed transferring ownership. You may deed part or all of your real property to Moraine Park Foundation. Your gift will generally be based on the property's fair market value, which must be established by an independent appraisal.

Additional Information

Difficult Property Gifts - Certain properties pose challenges. We have adopted policies to limit the acceptance of certain kinds of real estate. Please check with us before making a gift of real estate so we can explain our gift acceptance policies.

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