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Gifts of Real Estate

Donating appreciated real estate, such as a rental property, vacation property, undeveloped land, farmland, ranch or commercial property can make a great gift to Ohio University.

Gifts of Real Estate
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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
  • Create a lasting legacy for The Ohio University Foundation

How to make a gift of real estate

Your real property may be given to The Ohio University Foundation by executing or signing a deed transferring ownership. You may deed part or all of your real property to The Ohio University Foundation. Your gift may be based on the property's fair market value, which must be established by an independent appraisal. The Ohio University Foundation has policies and procedures in place for evaluating gifts of real property.

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If you have any questions about gifts of real estate, please contact us. We would be happy to assist you and answer any questions that you have.

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Kelli Kotowski

Executive Director of Gift Planning
University Advancement

McGuffey Hall
1 Ohio University
Athens, OH 45701

Kotowskk@ohio.edu
740.597.1819 office
740.707.3100 cell
800.592.3863 toll free
740.593.1432 fax

Caty Allgood

Director of Gift Planning
University Advancement

McGuffey Hall
1 Ohio University
Athens, OH 45701

allgood@ohio.edu
740.593.9968 office
440.258.6564 cell
800.592.3863 toll free
740.593.1432 fax