Retained Life Estate


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Deed a personal residence to Harvard Medical School, but retain the right to live in or rent it for the rest of your life or a set term. When the period ends, HMS will sell the property and use the proceeds as designated by you.

Retained life estate

  • Qualify for an immediate income tax deduction for a portion of the appraised value
  • Give up nothing while alive other than the ability to sell the residence and use the proceeds
To learn more, please contact

Mary Moran Perry
Senior Director of Gift Planning
(617) 384-8449 or (800) 922-1782



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