2024 DREAM HOUSE - FAQ'S
WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO BUY A TICKET?
Any adult 18 years or older.
WHERE CAN I BUY TICKETS?
Tickets can be purchased online at www.lakecountyymca.org/dreamhouse, at the YMCA Dream House during tour dates (dates TBD) or by mail. If purchasing by mail include the ticket package(s) wanted, along with payment, and send to the following address:
WHAT DO I NEED TO TOUR THE HOUSE?
Anyone 18 years or older, who wants to tour the Lake County YMCA house, will need to purchase a ticket. (Family members, under 18, will be admitted under the adult ticket.) If you purchase a ticket(s) online, you will receive an email confirmation/receipt that will serve as your tour pass for the house. All you will need to do is show the confirmation/receipt (on your phone or a printed copy) to the Dream House representative on the day you choose to tour.
WHERE IS THE HOUSE LOCATED?
The 2024 Dream House is located in a new development off of Route 84, Andrews Ridge, in Willoughby, Ohio. The Lake County YMCA will once again be partnering with ProBuilt Homes to construct the home. ProBuilt was the builder of the 2019 Dream House.
IF I PURCHASE MY TICKETS ONLINE OR BY MAIL WILL YOU SEND ME MY TICKETS?
No, you will not receive tickets in the mail or by email. Dream House/Car Tickets are printed at the Lake County Y located at 933 Mentor Avenue, Painesville, Ohio. For safety purposes, all tickets are stored in a fire-proof safe until the semi-finalist drawing, which will be held in the Summer of 2024 (Specific day/time will be announced in the Spring of 2024.)
HOW WILL I KNOW MY TICKET NUMBERS?
You do not need to know or have ticket numbers to win the Dream House/Car. If you are chosen as a semi-finalist, the Lake County Y will only require you to show a valid form of identification matching the name and contact information listed on the ticket.
WHAT IS THE VALUE OF THE HOUSE?
The house and land is valued at approximately $700,000+. The winner will be responsible to have a certified appraisal done to establish a value at their own cost.
IF I WIN THE HOUSE ARE THE FURNISHINGS INCLUDED?
No, furnishings will not come with the house. The Dream house will be beautifully staged by local furniture sponsors.
WHAT IS THE VALUE OF THE CAR?
The 2024 Chevy vehicle is valued at approximately $35,000+.
DO I HAVE TO PAY TAXES ON THE HOUSE OR CAR PRIZES?
Yes, the winner(s) is responsible for all taxes.
HOW AND WHEN WILL THE WINNER BE CHOSEN?
SEMI-FINAL DRAWING (This event will be streamed LIVE on Facebook):
FINAL DRAWING (This event will be streamed LIVE on Facebook):
CAN I SAVE MONEY BY PURCHASING MULTIPLE TICKETS?
There are many ways to save. Go to www.lakecountyymca.org/dreamhouse and select the TICKETS tab to see all available ticket packages. Remember, tickets make great gifts for friends or family and each purchased ticket supports the Lake County Y!
IS THERE A CASH OPTION ON THE HOUSE?
Yes. Instead of accepting the house, the winner may choose a $275,000 cash option. Just as with the house, all taxes are the responsibility of the winner. If chosen, the cash payment would be made in mid-December of 2024.
IS THERE A CASH OPTION ON THE CAR?
There is no cash option for the car. The winner will receive the 2024 Chevy vehicle (the specific type of vehicle will be release spring 2024)
IS IT TRUE THAT IF I PURCHASE A DREAM HOUSE TOUR TICKET AND HAVE A CAR TICKET, I MIGHT WIN BOTH THE HOUSE AND THE CAR?
Yes, you will have the opportunity to win both if you purchased at least three or more Dream House tickets. There will be two separate drawings, one for the house and one for the car. Car tickets are not sold separately.
HOW DOES THE DREAM HOUSE SUPPORT THE LAKE COUNTY Y?
The YMCA is hopeful to raise $500,000 through ticket sales. All proceeds will go right back into supporting Lake County’s most vulnerable residents. “The Lake County YMCA is one of the area’s largest nonprofits working to better our community and we value the support of THE CHEVY NETWORK and Classic Chevrolet and other donors...,” said YMCA CEO, Dick Bennett. “These two organizations have supported us for many years and truly understand the impact we make together in the communities we serve. We are so appreciative.”