Real Estate—Outright Gift

Outright Gift of Real Estate Diagram

How It Works

  1. Transfer title of property to the Met
  2. Receive income-tax deduction for fair-market value of property
  3. The Met may use or sell the property

Benefits

  • Income-tax deduction for fair-market value of property based on qualified appraisal
  • Avoid capital-gain tax on appreciation in value of the real estate
  • Relieved of details of selling property
  • Significant gift to the Met

Next Steps

Contact Us

For further information, please contact:

Office of Planned Giving
The Metropolitan Opera
30 Lincoln Center
New York, NY 10023

Phone: 212-870-7388
Email: encoresociety@​metopera.org
Tax ID Number: 13-1624087

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