Author Profile: Chase Magnuson

Biography »

Chase Magnuson Chase is the Director for Planned Giving, Real Estate, at the George Washington University’s Division of Development, and President / CEO of Real Estate for Charities, an organization he founded in 2000 to facilitate donations of real estate to charities. Chase earned a B.S. from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. He holds the elite designation of CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member), and he is a Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS), a Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES), and a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and the Corporate Real Estate Network.©2009-2023 The S.E.C. Real Estate Observer

Publications »

Take Real Estate Gifts!!!!
Posted in Society Columns, Winter 2019-2020 on 12 December 2019
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In today’s session I will explore the reasons behind the increased attention in recent years to the potential of real estate gifts, and we will review the current state of the art in real estate giving. I will review the range of real estate gift structures, and the situations for which they are appropriate.

REAL ESTATE – The Billion Dollar Charitable Giving Opportunity
Posted in Society Columns, Summer 2019 on 3 July 2019
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In many areas of the country the real estate market continues to strengthen – average property values are up, days on the market are down, and inventory is low. However, many owners of highly appreciated real estate are being encouraged to consider smarter liquidation strategies.

Bargain Sale Technique
Posted in Formulas and Strategies, Spring 2017 on 12 April 2017
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Bargain Sale Technique A Rarely Used Technique to Solve a Client Property Liquidation Issue Chase Magnuson, CFO Society of Exchange Counselors members often are retained by clients with complex ownership issues.  As problem solvers, members use many seldom-used, creative concepts to reach an acceptable resolution for their clients.  The use of charitable bargain sales arrangements […]

Sweet Spot for S.E.C.’s Consulting Expertise
Posted in Feature Articles, Summer 2014 on 13 July 2014
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The charitable world is turning its attention to the use of real estate donations to meet its fundraising goals. At every level, S.E.C. consulting services become an important element in these gifting arrangements.