Win A Luxury Liverpool Apartment 2 Review

McKinney Competitions are back with yet another property to be won. This time they're offering the chance to win a furnished apartment in the Baltic Triangle area of Liverpool. There's a £150,000 cash alternative on offer too. This is the second attempt by McKinney to give away this particular prize.


Launched: 20th May 2024 Closes: 6th July 2024

Platform: McKinney Competitions

Location: Liverpool, L1 5AB

House Value: £250000 (2 Bedrooms)

Ticket Price: £9.97 (Free Entry Available)

Tickets Sold: Unknown

Cash Alternative: £150,000

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Back in March McKinney offered this apartment in a prize draw but it's back again so the previous winner obviously took the cash prize. So here we go again back to the North West England with an apartment located in the Baltic Triangle area of Liverpool. The apartment is located a short walk from Liverpool ONE, the city’s leading shopping area, and puts you - should you become the new owner - right in the heart of the action. We believe the actual department is located in Parliament Square based on locating a building with apartments and a roof top spa. Apartments in the building vary in price, but there's a 2 bed apartment on sale for £244,000 currently listed on Zoopla. There's another listed for £220K on Rightmove which is useful to find out details regarding service charges and ground rent.

The Property

McKinney describe the property as an apartment with "an expansive open-plan kitchen, dining and living area. It is also fully equipped with TVs, all essential fixtures and fittings, and stunning views of the waterfront". There are two double bedrooms with one boasting an en-suite. The complex is like a hotel! It has 24/7 security, concierge service, a fitness centre, high-speed internet, meeting rooms and a stunning rooftop terrace with a hot tub. The property comes fully furnished and the pize bundle includes £10,000 to help you move in (£10K less than first time around). According to the Rightmove link above you'll have to pay around £4000 in service charges and ground rent. As far as we can see McKinney don't seem to be paying this or for any taxes, legal fees. If a new apartment in Liverpool isn't for you then there's a cash prize alternative - which for this draw is set at £250,000.

How To Enter The Competition

To enter the competition for the chance to win property in Liverpool or cash alternative you simply need to answer a multiple choice question about the local music scene. Note that you're not told whether your answer is right or not but the question is so absurdly easy that you won't need Google to check. Once you've made your selection it's simply a case of completing the purchase of your tickets. There is a free entry route offered for entrants who wish to take that option. Entry is via postcard and details about how to complete your entry are given on the website. Obviously with just a few days left (sorry) and the current postal strikes it's probably a little too late to get any NPN entries in now.

249999 Tickets

McKinney Competitions aim to sell a maximum of 249999 tickets at £9.97 (total revenue just under £2.5million assuming full prices are paid) by the end of June. This a still quite expensive for a property prize draw but it's still cheaper than some previous McKinney promotions. To encourage you further to play there are instant win prizes of £100-£500 up for grabs too. According to the website the draw date is "always brought forward to next working day after all tickets are designated" and that the "date counter is just a possible maximum draw date". At time of writing just over 6000 tickets had been sold although we suspect that's because of the discounted price.

Our Verdict

At time of writing McKinney were offering tickets at £2.97 and it does seem that they love a discount. They also love mixing their comps up a bit as there's some differences between version 1 and version 2. Firstly the prizes have changed! The apartment prize only comes with £10K, down from £20K, whilst the cash alternative has dropped from £250K to £150K. We guess this is done to encourage any potential winner to take the property prize and not the cash (we'd still take the cash). Another change is the number of tickets available. In the original McKinney only offered 49999, but they've lamped another 200,000 into the mix. Presumably this is so that they can offer those discounts. Finally the prize draw is running for 7 weeks which is quite long for these kind of platforms. Enter Competition Here


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