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Gifts of Real Estate

Donating appreciated real estate, such as a home, vacation property, undeveloped land, farmland, ranch or commercial property can make a great gift to East Carolina University.

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Benefits of gifts of real estate

  • Avoid paying capital gains tax on the sale of the real estate
  • Receive a charitable income tax deduction based on the value of the gift
  • Leave a lasting legacy to East Carolina University

How to make a gift of real estate

Your real property may be given to East Carolina University by executing or signing a deed transferring ownership. You may deed part or all of your real property to East Carolina University. Your gift will generally be based on the property's fair market value, which must be established by an independent appraisal.

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If you have any questions about gifts of real estate, please contact us. We would be happy to assist you and answer any questions that you have.

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Kendra Alexander Kendra Alexander
Gift and Estate Planning Officer
alexanderk@ecu.edu
252-328-9566
Greg Abeyounis Greg Abeyounis
Associate Vice Chancellor for University Development
abeyounisg@ecu.edu
252-328-9573
Mark Hessert Mark Hessert
Associate Executive Director of the Pirate Club
hessertm@ecu.edu
252-737-4543

The information on this website is not intended as legal or tax advice. For such advice, please consult an attorney or tax advisor.