Gifts of Real Property
Donating appreciated real estate, such as a home, vacation property, undeveloped land, farmland, ranch or commercial property can make a great gift to San Francisco AIDS Foundation.
Benefits of gifts of real property
- Avoid paying capital gains tax on the sale of the real property
- Receive a charitable income tax deduction based on the value of the gift
- Leave a lasting legacy to San Francisco AIDS Foundation
How to make a gift of real property
Your real property may be given to San Francisco AIDS Foundation by executing or signing a deed transferring ownership. You may deed part or all of your real property to San Francisco AIDS Foundation. Your gift will generally be based on the property's fair market value, which must be established by an independent appraisal. Please check with us before making a gift of real property so we can explain our gift acceptance policies.
If you have any questions about gifts of real property, please contact us. We would be happy to assist you and answer any questions that you have.
Mortgaged Property - Please contact us if the property you wish to give has existing debt or a mortgage. Indebtedness can affect your charitable tax deduction.
Difficult Property Gifts - Certain properties pose challenges. We have adopted policies to limit the acceptance of certain kinds of real property. Please check with us before making a gift of real property so we can explain our gift acceptance policies.
Capital Gains Tax - Check with us on the capital gains tax implications of your gift. You may also be interested in life income options.