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E: 01/03 Win a house worth approx £570,000

edited 30 November -1 at 1:00AM in Game Over
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edited 30 November -1 at 1:00AM in Game Over
Entry is £2.50 + £1 admin fee which is above MSE rules but there is a free postal entry.

Located in Airdrie which is between Glasgow & Edinburgh.

Answer - 1896

Draw a House

T&C's


Free Entry option

To enter for free please send a sealed envelope with a 1st class stamp to:

Draw A House
62 Alexander Street
Airdrie
North Lanarkshire
ML6 0BD

Only one entry per envelope
Include your name, address, phone & email address
Include your answer to the question here
Sometimes later becomes never. ...

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  • tacpot12tacpot12 Forumite
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    I would check the T&Cs carefully.
    The comments I post are my personal opinion. While I try to check everything is correct before posting, I can and do make mistakes, so always check official information sources before relying on my posts.
  • Competition Rules

    How do I enter?
    Go to the Enter Competition page and answer the question, then add the ticket to your Wallet and checkout.
    Who can enter the competition?
    The competition is open to anyone over the age of 18. You do not have to be a resident of the UK to enter.
    How many times can I enter?
    There is no limit to the amount of tickets that can be bought per person.
    How much are the tickets?
    £2.50 each plus (£1 total booking fee).
    Can you pay offline?
    On-line only at present.
    Is this competition legal?
    Yes. This has been scrutinised by solicitors, who have confirmed that prize competition is legal, and that no license is required to operate it in Great Britain due to the level of skill involved. There is also a free draw, please see T&Cs for details.
    The monetary funds will be held in a legal ESCROW fund until the competition is concluded and we have a winner.
    Do I have to be over 18?
    Yes.
    What happens if someone makes a bid for the house during the competition?
    The house is no longer for sale, it is only available in the competition. Any offers for the property will be rejected.
    How will the prize will be drawn?
    Drawn using a random number generating algorithm and is therefore completely secure and random.
    When will the winner be notified?
    The winner will be notified within 21 days.
    Can the winner sell the property?
    Yes, the property will be legally theirs, so they can do what they please with it.

    Will the winner have to pay stamp duty or a mortgage?
    No.
    Is the property leasehold or freehold?
    Freehold.
    What happens if my answer is incorrect?
    Only correct answers will be entered into the competition.
    Can I enter if I live outside of the UK?
    Yes. You do not have to live in the UK to enter.

    Terms & Conditions


    Definitions
    THE PRIZE: 62 Alexander Street Airdrie, North Lanarkshire ML60BD.

    THE COMPETITION: The Competition is operated by the Promoter to which these conditions and terms apply wherein the Entrants submit entries via the website www.DrawAhouse.com or by stamped addressed envelope to win the Prize.
    PROMOTER : DrawAHouse.com on behalf of Mr Leckie 62 Alexander Street Airdrie ML60BD
    THE ENTRY The answer submitted by the entrant to obtain an opportunity of gaining the prize.
    VALUATION Shepherd Chartered Surveyors : £570,000
    COSTS stamp duty, together with solicitors fees and associated charges will be paid for by the promoter.
    OPENING DATE 1st of March 2019.
    CLOSING DATE : 1st of March 2020
    THE QUESTION The question that must be answered correctly prior to gaining access to have an opportunity to win the Prize.
    The Entrant acknowledges that he/she has used skill and judgement to answer the question correctly.
    All Entrants must provide contact details to the Promoter, including an e mail address and phone number.
    At the end of the draw, the Promoter will notify the winner that they have won the prize.
    The Promoter can not be held responsible for the Entrants failure due to errors inaccuracies or omissions in the contact details provided by them.
    This competition is operated by the Promoter.
    The Promoter and Entrants acknowledge that Competition, it’s administration and all associated activities are governed by Scots Law and that the Promoter and Entrants recognize that the County or High Courts in the United Kingdom shall have exclusive jurisdiction in the event of any dispute arising out of the Draw or its administration.
    By entering the Competition, all Entrants confirm that all information and data that they have submitted is complete, up to date, accurate and true. The Promoter reserves the right to disqualify an entrant (entirely at their own discretion) if there are reasonable grounds that the Entrant has acted in breach of any of the terms and conditions.
    Privacy policy. The Entrants and the Promoters recognize that the Promoters may disclose the contact details of the Entrants for the purposes of the prevention of fraud, money laundering or other financial regulatory reasons.
    WEBSITE www.drawahouse.com
    THE ENTRANT Any person over the age of 18. (not including a limited company or partnership or limited liability partnership, the promoter’s family, professional advisors or any such person connected with the competition or administration of the Competition in any way).
    Entrants are deemed to have read the terms and conditions and agree to be bound by them, whether entering the competition via the website or by post.

    1. The Competition is operated by the Promoter.
    2. Entries will only be valid at present via the website or by stamped addressed envelope.
    3. There is no limit to the amount of entries.
    4. All entries will become the property of the promoter and will not be returned.
    5. The price for entering the Competition is £2.50 (plus £1 which is the booking fee).
    6. The Promoter will not be liable for any entrant who enters the draw unlawfully.
    7. Only completed entries will be included in the draw.
    8. The Entrants accept that the payment of £2.50 (plus £1 which is the booking fee) to answer the question does not form a guarantee to win The Prize.
    9. By answering the QUESTION the entrant acknowledges that they have used skill and judgment.
    10. English is the only language in which the Entrant may submit an entry.
    11. The Promoter will allow 3 days from the final closing date for free entries to arrive.
    12. An entry will be declared void without a refund being given if The Entrant engages in any form of fraud (actual or apparent) fraudulent concealment, fraudulent representations, hacking or interference with the proper functioning website.
    General Terms
    Payment to be made via a secure banking system.
    The winner of 62 Alexander Street will be the Entrant who is randomly drawn According to the terms and conditions.
    Should the Competition fail to succeed then 70% of the total funds held will be The Alternative Prize. The process to determine the winner will begin on the final closing date of the Draw and the Winner will be notified within 30 days.
    If the target value as stated in the terms and conditions is not met by the competition deadline, the competition promoter reserves the right to substitute the prize with a cash alternative which will be equal to the total amount of payments received minus reasonable administrative costs, not to exceed 30% of net payments received.
    The winner of 62 Alexander Street , will be the Entrant who is drawn using an random number generating algorithm and is therefore completely secure and random.
    If the Promoter is unable to contact The Winner either by e mail or mobile phone within the course of 30 days, then The Promoter will be entitled to award the prize to the next entrant selected by drawing another winning entry at random. (the Alternate Winner) The same method regarding contact will be administered and so on and so forth.
    The Winner will be required to attend at the offices of McEwan Fraser Legal, Solicitors & Estate Agents, Claremont House,130 East Claremont Street, Edinburgh, EH7 4LB, Scotland, by appointment and will to show a valid passport to prove their identity and will sign a Transfer Document.
    If the Winner is from overseas, the promoter will pay the travelling expenses and accommodation of the Winner and partner for the legal transfer of documents.

    The Prize will be transferred to the Winner free from mortgages and encumbrances and charges.
    The Promoter reserves the right to the usual 30 days to hand over the keys to the Winner.
    The Promoter will not be held liable for incomplete entries nor computer failures or any other such reason.
    The competition rules do not form any contract nor venture between the Promoters and Entrant.
    The Promoters decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into regarding the result.
    Free Entry option
    To enter for free please send a sealed envelope with a 1st class stamp to:
    Draw A House
    62 Alexander Street
    Airdrie
    North Lanarkshire
    ML6 0BD
    • Only one entry per envelope
    • Include your name, address, phone & email address
    • Include your answer to the question here
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  • LizB62LizB62 Forumite
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    Can anyone see where the Ts and Cs specify how many tickets need to be sold for the house to actually be given away?

    It says:
    If the target value as stated in the terms and conditions is not met by the competition deadline, the competition promoter reserves the right to substitute the prize with a cash alternative which will be equal to the total amount of payments received minus reasonable administrative costs, not to exceed 30% of net payments received.

    But doesn't specify what the target value is....
    Just back to comping after a few years off due to family commitments. Hoping for some good luck - ideally I'd like to win a skiing holiday (not asking for much ;) )
  • amsquaredamsquared Forumite
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    LizB62 wrote: »
    Can anyone see where the Ts and Cs specify how many tickets need to be sold for the house to actually be given away?

    It says:
    If the target value as stated in the terms and conditions is not met by the competition deadline, the competition promoter reserves the right to substitute the prize with a cash alternative which will be equal to the total amount of payments received minus reasonable administrative costs, not to exceed 30% of net payments received.

    But doesn't specify what the target value is....

    the house was for sale recently for c£500,000 so I imagine they are looking for at least 200,000 tickets sold to match that price but they also need to cover expenses so probably another 50,000 tickets on top of that.
    Best Comp wins in last 22 years. Holidays - Hawaii, Toronto, Thailand twice, Dubai twice, Cyprus, Spain, Lake District, Glasgow and London. A couple of £1000 wins as vouchers. A Dimplex Fire. Variety of small prizes ranging from Cosmetics to weedkiller!
  • hi
    Do we have to put our personal details on the back of the envelope or can we put them INSIDE the sealed envelope?
  • StemmaStemma Forumite
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    Confirmation of how many tickets need to be sold -

    Since launching in March, around 100,000 tickets have been sold – from around 25 countries.

    The cap is set at 500,000 tickets before the planned draw next March.

    https://www.eveningtimes.co.uk/news/17981991.600k-home-raffle-will-help-fernando-ricksen-care-hospice/
    Sometimes later becomes never. ...
  • Boom_BoomBoom_Boom Forumite
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    This says you can enter via 1st class stamp. Is there any reason why it states 1st class stamp, can you not send it via 2nd class?
  • susanthuntsusanthunt Forumite
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    I am new to this and have the same question as Boom Boom - but since it says only one entry per envelope, I figure it probably goes inside?
  • susanthuntsusanthunt Forumite
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    oops - sorry it wasn't Boom_Boom's question - it was Oswaldquackington.
  • Comping_RichComping_Rich Forumite
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    Free Entry option

    Please buy two envelopes both have to have to have first class stamps attached.

    The promoter will not send back an envelope which has no stamp attached.

    1st Envelope (with 1st class stamp) please address to :

    Draw A House
    62 Alexander Street
    Airdrie
    North Lanarkshire
    ML60BD

    2nd Envelope (with 1st Class stamp)

    Put Your Address, and Name on it

    • One entry per envelop
    • Include your answer to the question
    • Email address and phone # (in envelope please, so we can contact you if you win)

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