Win a House Competitions - House Raffles

Back in 2008, Win A House Competitions became all the rage. People saw this mechanic as a way out of the property slump - and to make a few pounds exta. The most famous of these competitions was for the Devon Estate, a property worth £1million became the first win a house competition to ever successfully reach completion. During the "glory days" of this kind of promotion we launched our "win a house watch" where we monitored the latest competitions! Every month we checked the ticket prices and number of tickets sold so that speculators and compers could choose which competitions to look at.

However, as the gambling commission started to take a closer look at the raffle/lottery nature of win a house competitions and the fact that few ever reached completion the public fascination quickly dwindled. You can review what happened to some of the 2008 promotions under our Closed Competitions section. In 2018, Win A Country House sparked a revival of these house raffles but it's only since 2020 that properties are finally being won. Below are the current properties that can be won in competitions. Click on the yellow button for more details about each competition.

12 Open Competitions - By Closing Date

Order By: Closing Date, Date Added, Property Value, Ticket Price, Map View
Platforms: Omaze, Raffle House, Tramway Path, Raffall
Filter: Free Entry, UK Competitions, Irish Competitions, Overseas Properties, Raffall, Not Reviewed
Related: House Winners, Closed Competitions, Win A House Stats, Platforms, Car Raffles, Loquax Blog

Disclaimer: Details provided are correct at time of writing and are for information purposes only. Please do your own due diligence before entering! A link is not an endorsement and sometimes no link may be available. In some cases Loquax may earn a referral fee from sales. We strongly advise that you check terms and conditions before deciding to enter. Please gamble responsibly.

Tramway Path 500K Property 3

Closes: 23rd April 2024 - Cost: £5.00 - Value: £500,000

Starts 27/2. Tramway Path are sticking to their new tried and tested formula for property prize draws with another cash prize to buy your home. Up for grabs is property anywhere in the UK up to the value of £500,000. The winner can choose their location which makes this very flexible. In addition there's now 5 x £10K cash prizes too. Ticket bundles start from £5 but there's a free postal entry option available.

4Million Dream Home With Raffle House

Closes: 28th April 2024 - Cost: £10.00 - Value: £4,000,000

Raffle House are offering entrants the chance to win "a dream home worth more than £4million" in their latest prize draw. However unlike in previous draws where the property has been designated this time round the prize is just £4million cold hard cash to achieve your property dreams. Tickets for this one cost from £10 and subscriptions are now an option.

Omaze Win A Cheshire House

Closes: 28th April 2024 - Cost: £10.00 - Value: £3,500,000

You could be joining The Real Housewives of Cheshire if you're the winner of the latest prize property being offered by Omaze. Up for grabs is a luxurious five-bedroom property in Prestbury that's fully furnished and even includes your own cinema room and gym. The winner will also receive £100,000 cash too. This draw is helping to raise funds for The Bowelbabe Fund for Cancer Research.

Win A Luxury Bungalow In Amargh 3

Closes: 28th April 2024 - Cost: £9.99 - Value: £200,000

McKinney Competitions, a pay to enter prize draw company based in Ireland, are offering the chance to win either a 4 bedroom luxury house in Armargh plus cash, an Orlando Holiday and a Range Rover Evoque included or £200,000 in cash. This may look familiar! And that's because it's back for the third time as previous winners have taken the cash.

Win A Family Home In Derry

Closes: 30th April 2024 - Cost: £25.00 - Value: £219,950

Vogue Competitions, another prize draw site based in Northern Ireland, are hosting their biggest ever giveaway. They're offering the chance to win a fully renovated detached family home in Derry. Alternatively if you're the winner of this draw then you can accept a £200,000 cash prize instead.

Win A Town House In Montrose

Closes: 4th May 2024 - Cost: £9.99 - Value: £200,000

Kilted Competitions, a pay to enter prize draw company based in Montrose, are celebrating their third birthday by offering the chance to win a three-bedroom townhouse in the local area. There's a cash alternative of £200,000 on offer too if the winner doesn't want the home. You can enter this particular draw for £9.99 a ticket.

Win A Home In Skelmersdale

Closes: 11th May 2024 - Cost: £1.00 - Value: £120,000

A newly renovated three bedroom home in Skelmersdale, Lancashire is the property on offer in this prize draw. The hosts running this promotion aren't new to this genre as they've previously given away a five bedroom home with a Ferrari. The prize draw is hosted on the Raffall platform and entry is a bargain at just £1 a ticket.

Win A Beautiful Narrowboat

Closes: 22nd May 2024 - Cost: £10.00 - Value: £80,000

Marwood Makes, a company based in Bath, are offering another chance for you to win a 56ft Narrowboat worth £80,000 in their latest prize draw. The winner can choose the colour of the boat which is called Summer Bee. The prize draw is being hosted on their own platform.

Win A House In East Sussex

Closes: 28th May 2024 - Cost: £5.00 - Value: £1,500,000

A five bedroom home including swimming pool located close to Battle in East Sussex, is the prize on offer in this house prize draw. For just £5 you could become the owner of this dream, home plus an additional £10,000 to aid with moving costs. The draw is being hosted on Raffall so a cash alternative can be won if not enough tickets are sold.

Win The Forest House Dorset

Closes: 30th May 2024 - Cost: £10.00 - Value: £2,500,000

Dorset is the next destination for Omaze and on offer for the next draw is a £2.5million five bedroom property that's described as a rainforest-inspired sanctuary, with contemporary design and smart technology. The winner will also receive £100,000 cash. This draw is helping to raise funds Children In Need

Win A House In Lisburn

Closes: 31st May 2024 - Cost: £9.99 - Value: £200,000

Super Competitions, yet another pay to enter prize draw site, based in Northern Ireland, are offering the chance to win a brand new 3 bedroom house in Lisburn, County Antrim - alternatively you can opt for a £200,000 cash prize if you're lucky enough to win and sufficient tickets are sold. Tickets cost £9.99 each.

Win A 2 Bed London Flat

Closes: 4th July 2024 - Cost: £5.00 - Value: £300,000

A spacious flat in the London Borough of Sutton on the edge of Surrey is the property on offer in this prize draw. The hosts have decided to move on from the 'London Scene' and want to try raffling their property as they search for pastures new. The prize draw is hosted on the Raffall platform and entry is reasonably priced at just £5 a ticket.

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Win Lego & Gaming Gear

Closes: 30th April 2024 - Cost: £0.99 - Value: £10,000

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Cars, Cash & Instant Wins

Closes: 30th April 2024 - Cost: £2.00 - Value: £60,000

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Win A Mercedes C63

Closes: 30th April 2024 - Cost: £11.99 - Value: £50,000

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Win A House Competition Stats

We are often asked for stats surrounding the win a house competitions that have taken place. The table below shows the results of these giveaways since 2018. We have featured a total of 370 different competitions of which to date only 123 have reached a successful conclusion. There have been 26 competitions that have closed and refunded entrants whilst the remainder have given away a cash prize. A handful of competitions have ended and we've been unable to determine the actual result.

The most expensive house won since 2017 was the £5,000,000 Omaze Win A Chelsea Townhouse property won by Oceanne Belle. In terms of cash prizes a number of competitions have paid out over £100,000 to their winners including £173,012 paid out in the first Raffle House competition and more recently £365,366 in the Dream Home Prize Draw.

Number Of Competitions
Cash Prize Awarded
Closed - Refunds
Closed - No Details
Currently Open

Year relates to the time when the competition launched.
Any use of these statistics or data should include a reference to Loquax and a link provided if possible. Thank you.

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Entering These Competitions

We put these competitions on Loquax to show the current array of win a house competitions, what's on offer and ticket sales. A link on Loquax is not an endorsement or recommendation to enter. In our view these raffles are essentially a gamble - you are spending money for the chance to win something at long odds - so treat them the same. Only spend what you can afford to lose. Please gamble responsibly. If you're not keen on spending money then some will offer no purchase postal options. Free entry house competitions are also shown above.

The big question is are they raffles or prize competitions? In our view they're more in the latter department but it's a very grey area. We fully believe that The UK Gambling Commission need to revise their thinking on these kind of raffle style promotions. The other popular question is are they a con? We'd like to think that they are not and all promoters are genuine. However when you enter you are taking a risk. If you feel uncomfortable with any promotion then we suggest not participating. Find out more with our Frequently Asked Questions.

Run Your Own House Competition

Not everyone who visits Loquax wants to enter the house competitions. Over the years we've been regularly asked about how to run house raffles. Unfortunately we can't help you run your own competition but we have put together our top ten tips. Hopefully this guide, created from observing how things have run over the last few years, will provide you with a useful insight before your property joins our listings.

If you've launched your own competition and want to be featured on Loquax then please get in touch. Advertising and affiliate partnership options are also available.