CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 16, 2007 — On Sunday, during a live telecast, one lucky person will be surprised as the winner of the 2007 HGTV Dream Home at Winter Park, Colorado, and LendingTree.com will be on hand to contribute to the winner’s purse with a check for $250,000.
"The HGTV Dream Home Giveaway embodies the American dream of homeownership," said Bob Harris, chief marketing officer of LendingTree. "Attracting millions of entries, this annual event captivates the imaginations of each of us as we envision ourselves being announced as the grand prize winner. The home is truly stunning and LendingTree is proud to be one of the main sponsors that is joining in the fun and excitement of changing one family’s life forever."
The custom-built home will be given away during the live hour-long special, HGTV Dream Home Giveaway 2007, on Sunday, March 18 beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT. One of the network's popular on-air talent will be somewhere in the United States to award the grand prize, including the LendingTree.com check, to the unsuspecting winner. The total package for the winner is worth approximately $2.5 million.
About LendingTree, LLC
LendingTree, LLC is the nation’s number one online lending exchange, providing a marketplace that connects consumers with multiple lenders that compete for their business. Since inception, LendingTree has facilitated more than 20 million loan requests and $152 billion in closed loan transactions. LendingTree provides access to mortgages and refinance loans, home equity loans/lines of credit, auto loans, personal loans, credit cards and high-yield savings accounts via www.lendingtree.com and 800-555-TREE.
Launched in 1998 with headquarters in Charlotte, North Carolina, LendingTree, LLC is part of IAC Financial Services and Real Estate, an operating company of IAC (NASDAQ: IACI), which also owns or operates LendingTree Loans sm, LendingTree Settlement Services, LLC, GetSmart®, RealEstate.comsm, Domania®, and iNest Realty, Inc.