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Retained Life Estate

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How it Works

  • You transfer your residence, farm, or vacation home to Audubon.
  • You continue to live in the property for life or a specified term of years, and continue to be responsible for all taxes and upkeep.
  • The property passes to Audubon when your life estate ends.

Benefits

  • You can give us a significant asset, and retain lifetime use.
  • You receive an immediate income tax deduction for the gift portion.
  • You can terminate your life estate at any time and may receive an additional income tax deduction.

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National Audubon Society
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New York, NY 10014
212-979-3033
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