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Giving Real Estate

Traditional giving utilizes cash, but your real estate assets can fuel your Kingdom causes too. From oil and gas interests, to farmland, to commercial property, donating interest, whether all or partial, in real estate can provide a benefit for both tax savings and charitable giving.

How It Works

Through The Signatry, you can give interest in appreciated real estate and use the proceeds to give further from your donor advised fund. This can allow capital gains taxes to be avoided, and you can receive an income tax deduction for your gift’s fair market value.

Why Give

When you give real estate to The Signatry, you can ask us to sell the property or hold it for income. The proceeds from the gift are then put into your donor advised fund, and you can give freely when you are ready from your fund.

Tax Benefits

By giving real estate to The Signatry, you can avoid capital gains tax on the portion you gift.

You also receive an income tax deduction for the gift’s fair market value.

If the property is held, rather than sold, the income can flow from the property to your donor advised fund potentially tax free or with significantly reduced tax.

Further Kingdom Impact

Not only are you able to give from the proceeds of the gift itself, but the ongoing reduced tax frees you to give more. You can utilize dollars that once would have been sent to taxes to fund even more Kingdom work.

The donor advised fund provides all the tools you need for efficient giving, and you can invest the contributions to your fund in order to generate further return.

Have more questions? Connect with our Assets team.

Real Estate

For many of us, the bulk of our wealth is connected to complex assets—like real estate. Whether you own farmland or residential and commercial real estate, you can leverage those assets today to impact the Kingdom long after the final transaction takes place.

Learn how to use real estate to support charities through your donor advised fund.

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