$100 for This Remodeled Historic Home? Check Out the Sweet Deal! (PHOTO)

Craftsman home If your grandma left you an amazing dessert recipe, now is the time to shake the dust off that recipe card, but only if you are a fan of beautiful historic homes! Real estate agent and property flipper Erin Allard has come up with a unique and tasty way to draw attention to her latest project, an amazing 1906 Craftsman home: a baking contest with the home as the grand prize.



Allard, 26, is offering anyone with $100 and a great idea for a recipe the chance to win a home in Jackson, California, valued at $390,000. The dessert entries will be judged by a panel of experts with the winner getting full legal ownership of the house, which features four bedrooms, over 2,200 square feet of living space, and hardwood floors made of wood reclaimed from an area skating rink.

According to Allard the idea for the contest came about because the “Jackson market is small and rural, it typically takes many months to sell a home. I figured if I was going to have to wait awhile, I wanted to do something fun to 'sell' the house in the meantime." 

Your own walnut trees in front of this 1906 Craftsman.

Posted by Gold Country Home Recipe Contest on Saturday, June 13, 2015

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The official rules of the contest note that they expect between 3,000 and 5,000 entries at $100 apiece, which means that Allard might end up walking away with over $100,000 more than the asking price if they hit the high end of the estimates. The contest deadline has been expanded to September 7, 2015, so you still have plenty of time to create your best dessert recipe. The chance to win a house for $100 AND a good excuse to make dessert several times a week? SWEET!

Selling real estate isn’t always an easy job, but something tells me finding a new owner for this beautiful California home is going to be a cakewalk!

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