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: $1.00 Wins You A $700,000.00 Brand New Home!!!

Use your skills at playing a word scramble game and win a house, a vacation home or an investment property with positive income.

BiggerPockets.com — Feb 25, 2009 — Donna Kalman, president of The Perfect Place, a provider of short- and long-term housing in South Florida, had several properties available for sale. In this challenging economy, she devised the concept for The Perfect Place Contest.

"I wanted to find a creative way to get these homes sold. Through a contest of skill, prospective home-seekers and investors now have the chance to win a new home, and sellers have a new way to sell their property,” said Kalman. “We wanted to find a fair, unique, and fun way to turn these properties into someone else's dream home and have both the buyer and seller benefit.”

Unlike other home-giveaways where contestants are required to write lengthy and subjective essays, The Perfect Place Contest requires players to earn the highest score on a skill-based, puzzle-based online game, similar to the word jumble games in the newspaper. “More people are capable of playing the game and everyone is on equal terms. You either have the highest score or you don’t,” says Kalman.

The huge need for a creative way to "sell" or "buy" a new home is tremendous. The website is now showcasing homes from all over the U.S. "Everyday I receive
emails and phone calls from people that need to participate in our contest. They either have a home they need to sell or wish to win one. Our objective is to include as many people and states as we can. This gives everyone a chance to win the home they choose, not just the one that happens to be in a raffle." Many Realtors, builders, developers and business owners are placing properties and promoting the contest.

A seller has the chance to get out of their home in a very difficult real estate market while the buyer is able to own a home for little investment. Everyone wins.”

To enter, players visit www.PerfectPlaceContest.com, choose the property they want to win and pay the corresponding entrée fee, depending on the property. Players will have the opportunity to try a few practice games before playing. The goal is to unscramble the letters as quickly as possible to form a specific word. Immediately following play, the home-seekers’ scores and the highest score will be displayed, allowing contestants to keep track of their placement. At the end, the player who unscrambled the word correctly the fastest will be declared the winner of the property. Players may enter as often as they wish but must pay separate entrees fees for each game, and players must be 18 years old or older.

Eric Weldon, owner of Menu Realty Group in Fort Lauderdale, is the first realty office to utilize the website for his client. He has an oversized studio apartment in the The Q-Club in Ft. Lauderdale, just north of A1A. “This is a condo hotel that overlooks the beach. Amenities include a 24 hour fitness center and pool along with a lobby restaurant. If I were to put it on the market it would list for $550 - $600,000.”

Weldon found out about the contest a few months ago and was eager to get his listing on there. “I’m looking to put a lot of my properties on the contest,” said Weldon. “What’s nice about the contest is that it is global. People from all over the world have an incredible opportunity to win a property in a great location.”

Realtors or homeowners interested in listing their properties as a prize on the Perfect Place Contest website may contact Donna Kalman by visiting www.PerfectPlaceContest.com.

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Issued By: Donna Kalman
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Website: www.perfectplacecontest.com
Phone: 954-796-7748
City: Coral Springs
State / Province: Florida
Country: US
Tags: raffle, contest, win, home, house