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'Win a Condo For $50!'
Jul 09, 2008 (10:07 AM EDT)


CANTON, Mass., July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- ( www.thecondocontest.com ) $50 condo! $50 condo? $50 condo. The Condo Contest, LLC is giving eligible contestants the opportunity to win a fabulous 2 bedroom condo at Canton Park Condominiums in beautiful Canton, Massachusetts or other great prizes for just a $50 entry fee and a dash of creativity. The Contest requires contestants to submit either a video or essay responding to one of several fun contest topics: Why are you Boston's biggest sports fan; What was your most embarrassing moment; a bonus video topic: Show us your or your pet's unique talent; and a bonus essay topic: If you had a superpower, what would it be?

It's not all doom and gloom in the real estate market. There is a silver lining. The developers of Canton Park, Davenport Investments II, LLC, have come up with this innovative, fun and creative way to market their property in today's turbulent real estate market. Others have used essay contests in the past to market and sell homes but the developers have taken it to the next level by incorporating both video and essay entries along with marketing the contest through social networking sites like YouTube, Facebook and MySpace.

30 Finalists will be selected (15 videos and 15 essays). Every Finalist wins a prize! More prizes means more chances to win!! The Grand Prize, a fabulous 2 bedroom condominium, has many chic amenities including stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, rich cabinetry and wood floors. The remaining prizes include six $2,000 second place prizes, six $1,000 third place prizes and seventeen $500 honorable mention prizes. The winners of these prizes can choose from either cash, or a gas or gift card.

The Contest requires a $50 entry fee along with a 1-2 minute video or one page essay addressing one of the topics above using original content. The entries will be reviewed by a panel of objective judges who will select 30 Finalists. The Finalists will be posted on YouTube and TheCondoContest.com for public voting to help determine the winner rankings. Please go to www.thecondocontest.com for complete contest rules and regulations, including how to enter the Contest. The odds of winning shall be determined by the final number of entrants. The Condo Contest entry period will run from July 9, 2008 through September 30, 2008.

Our contest links: www.thecondocontest.com (official site) www.youtube.com/group/thecondocontest (for sending videos) www.youtube.com/thecondocontest www.myspace.com/thecondocontest www.facebook.com (search term: the condo contest) For more information contact: Lisa Neris-Pittner 215.557.0037 admin@thecondocontest.com

CONTACT: Lisa Neris-Pittner of Condo Contest, +1-215-557-0037, admin@thecondocontest.com

Web site: http://www.thecondocontest.com/