IRC Section 170
Bargain Sales to Nonprofits

​Church Real Estate For 20% to 40% Off 

Does your church or other nonprofit want to buy all the 
real estate you need, for 20 to 40 percent off?

Jim Wootton, award winning broker and author, has acquired many millions of dollars in discounts for his nonprofit and church real estate clientele, tax deductible to the sellers, via the IRS rules for the Bargain Sale method.

For free, you may view the entire book he has written, Real Estate Gift, about how nonprofits can obtain major gifts of real estate, click here.

Whether you now have 100 in attendance or 1,000, for a free phone consultation on your nonprofit organization’s or church's real estate situation, call Jim Wootton at 614-468-0198, or email him here: 

Licensed as a broker since 1978, James B. Wootton arranges major gifts of real estate for established churches as well for other nonprofit organizations. 

Biography: James B. (Jim) Wootton holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the Finance Department of the College of Administrative Sciences at The Ohio State University. Since his graduation he has pursued the study of economics with Harvard University Extension School of Cambridge, Massachusetts. He is a graduate of the Realtors Institute. 

Prior to Establishing Standard Corporation, Realtors in 1999, Mr. Wootton was an investment specialist for RE/MAX Commercial and the commercial division of Century 21 Joe Walker, in Columbus, Ohio. In this position, he counseled buyers, sellers, landlords, tenants and investors on how to best realize their long-term real estate goals. He developed an extensive knowledge of the market, inclusive of all product types, such as investment, industrial, retail, office, multi-family and vacant land. He was responsible for managing external professional resources including sales & leasing agents, construction project managers, property managers, attorneys, architects, and engineers during the development, acquisition and disposition of real estate for his clients.

Mr. Wootton is a member of the Ohio Business Brokers Association (OBBA), and for nine years was a registered representative with the N.A.S.D. As a business broker he arranged the sale of Workwell Company NKA Volk Protective Products, a leading manufacturer of gloves, to a company headed by Donald Kelley, former chairman of Beatrice Foods. Mr. Wootton, acting as a finder in cooperation with First Boston Corporation, initiated two American Stock Exchange company mergers, both for Snyder Oil Partners, now a division of Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE:DVN). 

Jim has served for more than 20 years as a board member of both The Kiwanis Club of German Village and Teen Challenge of Columbus. Engaged in commercial real estate brokerage since 1973, He has negotiated many major property transactions for churches and other nonprofit organizations, including some of the larger transactions in the State of Ohio. Jim was president of the Columbus Real Estate Exchangers and rose to become president of the statewide Ohio Commercial Realtors Exchange Association. He is a member of the Columbus, Ohio, and National Associations of Realtors, Columbus Commercial Industrial Investment Realtors, and the Ohio Commercial Realtors Estate Exchangors. 

Jim's areas of expertise are: As a church Realtor, arranging major gifts of real estate for nonprofits, obtaining seller financing for investment property buyers, Site selection, Investment Acquisition/Disposition, 1031 Exchange, and Auction.

Existing and past clients include: First Boston Corporation, Guardian Television Network, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, General Council of the Assemblies of God, Reliance Funding Corporation, and many other individual and institutional investors. 

James Wootton, Principal Broker 
Standard Company LLC, Realtors
8405 Pulsar Place, Suite 157
Columbus, OH 43240

(614) 468-0198
Fax: (614) 355-0186

All photos are representative of the types of properties that can work for these strategies and investors will not be purchasing an interest in any of the properties depicted unless otherwise noted. Neither Standard Company LLC nor James B. Wootton may or does provide tax, legal or investment advice. Interested parties should consult their legal, tax and investment advisers before participating in any transaction.