How to proceed

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If you are interested in making a gift of real estate to The First Church of Christ, Scientist, please e-mail, call or write our office.

We will help you determine the following.

Our correct legal name, for use by your attorney in drafting deeds or other documents
The approximate income tax and capital gains tax savings available from your gift
Appraisal and environmental issues for gifts of real estate
Details of the transfer and gift acceptance process
In order to give you the most accurate information, we will need you to share the following information.

The type of real estate you propose to contribute and an estimate of its current value
Any existing mortgages or other loans against the property
Your basis in the property, as adjusted for capital improvements or depreciation
Whether a sale of the property is currently pending
Your desire to restrict your gift to a particular purpose or program
Whether you wish to reserve lifetime income for a family member from your gift
You can contact our office at, by phone at 1-800-288-7155, extension 3288, or write to us at the address below. We look forward to hearing from you.

The First Church of Christ, Scientist
Philanthropy, P2-02
210 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston, MA 02115-3195 USA