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Governor Announces New Home Improvement Contest
DES MOINES (CBS 2/FOX 28) --
Today, Governor Branstad announced a new social media contest for anyone interested in fixing up their home.
The goal - to help spur home sales this summer by showcasing how great it is to live in Iowa and how easy it is to turn your house into the perfect home.
The contest is hosted by the Iowa Finance Authority, Iowa Association of Realtors«, Iowa Home Ownership Education Project and the Iowa Mortgage Association.
Participants will be asked to write a word or short phrase that best describes the project on a memo board and submit the photo throughout national homeownership month in June.
Entries will be voted on by the public at facebook.com/MeaningofHomeownership in July and the winning entry will receive a $2,500 Lowe's gift card.
The lender/ housing counselor and Realtor« with the most combined votes will each receive a $2,500 community betterment grant.
Any Iowa lender, housing counselor or Realtor« may sign-up to participate at http://www.IowaFinanceAuthority.gov/Contest. .