Win a house: just spot the ball!

This win a house competition has a twist: it’s a spot the ball contest! Remember how it was a couple of years ago, when high-profile win a house competitions were ten a penny? I chronicled them faithfully – then all … Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty1 November 3, 2010


Win a building plot on the Isle of Skye

Here’s a win a house competition with a difference: the prize isn’t a property, but a building plot on the beautiful Isle of Skye. It’s a quarter of an acre with outline planning permission, and comes free of all legal … Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty0 November 18, 2010


Win a Holiday Home: A New Competition

There’s another “win a house” competition on the block: this one (left) is a Grade II* listed cottage in the Cotswolds. The 350-year-old stone property, located in Broadway village, is located 20 minutes drive from Cheltenham and Stratford-upon-Avon. It comes … Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty1 April 21, 2009


House “Raffles”: Holiday Homes Agogo!

Now then. Yesterday I mentioned that I had come across some exciting win a house “raffles” and competitions – and here they are! They are holiday homes – and they’re sweet. The first one (above) is in Florida, not far … Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty3 January 7, 2009


House “Raffles”: Here’s the Latest

Posts about house “raffles” continue to attract a lot of visitors to this blog, so I’ve been keeping tabs on this niche area of the property market. That lovely fishing estate in Devon is still up in the air, by … Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty7 January 6, 2009


House Hoopla! – Devon House Raffle Update

Following my round-up of property raffles a few weeks ago, this blog has received oodles of hits from people in the UK searching for home hooplas. So thanks to Miss Thrifty reader Sima for alerting me to the news that the draw … Get the lowdown >>

Miss Thrifty10 October 16, 2008