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Is Selling a Home by Using a Lottery Legal? | Home Guides | SF Gate


For example, some home sellers have used lotteries or raffles to widen their potential ... Selling your home using a lottery or raffle is indeed legal in many states, including California. ... What If I Sell My House for Less Than it Is Appraised For?

Can I Use A Raffle to Sell My House? - CBS News


Jul 6, 2009 ... After searching for creative ways to sell a home, I came across the idea of home raffles. Are they legal in Texas? Would this be an advisable ...

Can't sell the house? Raffle it off - Marketplace


Jun 8, 2009 ... Frustrated homeowners have a new option for unloading their properties -- hold a raffle. Here's how it works: Most state laws require home ...

The Sad Truth About House Raffles - True Gotham


Dec 5, 2008 ... In Maryland where the SanMar raffle of a house in Hagerstown was a ... congress to change the laws regarding house raffles to enable more ...

House Raffle


Author of I Sold My House in a Raffle teaches nonprofits, realtors, and ... Make sure that raffles are legal in your state by contacting the gaming board in your ...

Hugh Wood: How to Raffle Your House for a Profit. Maybe.


Mar 1, 2009 ... [1] While a raffle can sell a home quickly and for the full retail price, it is fraught with pitfalls. A wholly private house raffle is illegal and ...

State Raffle Laws - Fundraiser Help


State by state look at fundraising state raffle laws - Links to each states raffle laws for ... Know the rules for your fundraiser raffle. ... House Raffle Fundraiser.

House Raffles: Dream or Nightmare? - Step By Step Fundraising


Nov 19, 2008 ... The laws governing raffles and any “game of chance” very by state, and sometimes by county or city. In other words, first look up the state laws, ...

The High-Stakes Game of Raffling Off Your House - Washington Post


Nov 17, 2008 ... So for just $50, people can buy a raffle ticket for his six-bedroom, 4 1/2 -bath, ... under Maryland law only charity groups can raffle off houses.

Raffles: Real Estate's Latest Game of Chance - The New York Times


Sep 24, 2008 ... Home raffles are hardly an easy proposition. Gambling regulations in many states make holding a private raffle for a house or land illegal ...