Gifts of Real Estate

A gift of your appreciated real property (such as your home, vacation property, vacant land, farmland, ranch or commercial property) can make a great gift to California Lutheran University.

Benefits of Your Gift

  • Avoid paying capital gains tax
  • Receive a charitable income tax deduction
  • Leave a lasting legacy

How to Make Your Gift

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

Please contact us if the property you wish to give has existing debt or a mortgage. Check with us on the capital gains tax implications of your gift. You also may be interested in life income options.

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Planned Giving

Planned gifts, such as bequests and annuities, can be a wonderful way to provide for your family's future as well as the future of Cal Lutheran.

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