$750,000 in cash available through August 31, 2014
DES MOINES, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Wells Fargo & Company’s (NYSE: WFC) home lending division announced
today that it will give away three $250,000 cash prizes to three
contestants who submit, in words and images, their answer to the contest
question: “What makes a place feel like a home?” Consumers can learn
more and enter the contest online at www.wellsfargo.com/homecontest.
To be eligible, consumers must submit a complete mortgage loan
application for the purchase of residential real estate with Wells Fargo
Home Mortgage between April 1, 2014 and August 31, 2014. Mortgage
applications are not required for contestants in AZ, CO, IA, MD, MN, NJ,
ND or TN.
“Today’s interest rates make it a good time to buy a home,” said Greg
Gwizdz, Executive Vice President and National Retail Sales Manager with
Wells Fargo Home Mortgage. “Consumers who are ready to purchase a home
may be working with their local realtor to find a home. We hope that
they will also start a conversation with one of our home mortgage
consultants to complete a loan application and submit an entry for the
chance to win $250,000.” Winners may use the money to pay down a
mortgage, renovate, decorate or spend their winnings however they choose.
Contest entry is through the website
only. To enter the contest, contestants must describe, “What makes a
place feel like a home,” using words and a photo or a 30-second video.
An independent panel of judges will review each entry and select three
$250,000 winners based on the uniqueness and sincerity of the answers,
among other criteria. Wells Fargo will announce the winners online at
the contest site.
Wells Fargo is launching the contest during the spring home buying
season to give anyone who completes a Wells Fargo purchase loan
application, where applicable*, from April 1through August
31, the chance to win.
“A home loan is one of the largest financial transactions many Americans
will ever make,” said Franklin Codel, Executive Vice President and head
of Home Mortgage Production. “This contest allows Wells Fargo to add
something special to the excitement and joy of having a place to call
home.” Additional information about the contest is available through
Wells Fargo Home Mortgage Consultants, REALTORS or homebuilders in your
area. The website is www.wellsfargo.com/homecontest.
* Only purchase loan applications are eligible except for
contestants who are residents of AZ, CO, IA, MD, MN, NJ, ND or TN, where
no loan application is required. Applications for home equity loans,
refinancing or loan applications from other lenders are not eligible to
participate in the What Makes a Home contest. Wells Fargo employees and
joint venture partners are not eligible to participate in the contest.
About Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a nationwide, diversified,
community-based financial services company with $1.5 trillion in assets.
Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides
banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial
finance through more than 9,000 locations, 12,500 ATMs, and the internet
and has offices in 36 countries to support customers who conduct
business in the global economy. With more than 265,000 team members,
Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the United States. Wells
Fargo & Company was ranked No. 25 on Fortune’s 2013 rankings of
America’s largest corporations. Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy all
our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially. Wells
Fargo perspectives and stories are also available at blogs.wellsfargo.com
and at wellsfargo.com/stories.
Wells Fargo & Company
John Campbell, 415-396-0523
Source: Wells Fargo & Company