Is this for real? Are you really offering a million pound house as a prize?
Yes – Omaze have guaranteed one winner will win the house. This is an official partnership between Omaze and Teenage Cancer Trust.
Will someone definitely win the house?
Yes. There will be a guaranteed winner for the Omaze Million Pound House Draw on a guaranteed draw date: 20th November 2020.
How is the charity benefiting?
Teenage Cancer Trust will receive 80% of net proceeds from the draw with a minimum guarantee of £70,000.
What if Omaze don’t sell enough tickets?
Omaze have guaranteed a minimum £70,000 donation to the charity no matter what happens and a guaranteed winner for the Million Pound House, as well as all of the other prizes.
What is the fundraising target?
With your help, Omaze would love to be able to donate over £2,000,000 to Teenage Cancer Trust. Currently, their best estimate is that they will be able to donate around £400,000. No matter what happens though, they have guaranteed £70,000 to Teenage Cancer Trust.
How will the donation be used by Teenage Cancer Trust?
By way of example, £2,600,000 would pay for the total running costs of all services in the North West for two years; £700,000 would pay for the total running costs of all services in Greater Manchester for one year; £400,000 would fund the total running costs of all the Teenage Cancer Trust wards in Greater Manchester; £70,000 will fund 2,000 hours of specialist nursing care.
Is Omaze a charity?
No. They are an online fundraising platform that helps charities reach their fundraising goals
Does it cost Teenage Cancer Trust anything to partner with Omaze?
No. There are no costs and no risks for the charity. For the Million Pound House Draw, there’s a guaranteed winner of the house and all the other prizes, and a guaranteed minimum £70,000 donation to the charity no matter what.
Which UK charities has Omaze worked with in the past?
To date, Omaze has raised over £4 Million for UK charities, including: Julia’s House, Great Ormond Street Hospital, Movember Foundation UK, Prince's Trust, Royal College of Nursing Foundation, We Love Manchester, Emergency Fund / British Red Cross, Meat Free Mondays, Royal Mencap Society, War Child UK, MIND UK, The Old Vic Theatre, and UNICEF UK.
Which celebrities has Omaze partnered with in the past?
Omaze has worked with everyone from Michelle Obama to Robert Downey Jr to John Legend. Here are a few of the celebrities who have partnered with Omaze in the past: Emily Blunt, Hugh Grant, Idris Elba, Daniel Craig, Benedict Cumberbatch, Emilia Clarke, Ringo Starr, Tom Hiddleston, Daisy Ridley, Naomie Harris, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Cast of The Crown, Lewis Hamilton, Florence and the Machine, Sam Heughan, HAIM, Mumford & Sons, Cast of Downton Abbey, The Who, James Corden, John Oliver, and Luke Evans.
If I win an Early Bird Prize can I still win the house?
Yes. Even if you win an Early Bird Prize you’re still entered into the Grand Prize Draw at the end of the competition.
If I win a weekly cash prize can I still win the house?
Yes. Even if you win a £1,000 in the Weekly Cash Prize Draw, you’re still entered into the Grand Prize Draw at the end of the competition.
Is the house furnished?
No. The house has been dressed to show you what it could be like but the furniture and appliances are not included.
Can I see a floor plan of the house?
Of course! Head to the homepage of omaze.co.uk to see a floor plan.
Can I sell the house if I don’t want to move in?
Yes. The winner will be free to do with the house what they wish: it will be theirs to live in, rent out or sell.
If I buy more entries, do I have more chances to win a prize?
Yes. If you buy more entries it means you’re buying more chances to win a prize. But please don’t spend more than you can afford.
How much does it cost to run the house?
We’re providing £10,000 to the winner to cover the first year's Council Tax, Electric and Gas, Gardener and anything else you fancy to get you settled.
Where exactly is the house located?
The house is located in Ramillies Avenue, Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire; approximately 10 miles South of Manchester City Centre.
What are the odds of winning the house?
The odds of winning depend on the number of entries received.
Is there a limit to how many entries I can buy?
No. You can buy unlimited entries. But please don’t spend more than you can afford.
Is the house in the photos the actual house that will be won?
Yes. The house shown in the photos is the exact house that will be won.
When and how will I know if I have won the house?
On 20th November 2020, Civica Independent Scrutineers will draw a winner at random using an automated computer programme. The winner will then be contacted by phone or email.
Do you cover Stamp Duty (UK house purchase tax)?
Yes. Omaze will cover Stamp Duty irrespective of the winner's circumstances.
What about legal fees?
Omaze will cover all reasonable legal costs to complete the transfer of the house to the winner.
I’m not a UK citizen. Can I enter?
The Promotion is open to entrants who are at least 18 years of age and resident in the United Kingdom.