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RECAP: How Does My Lottery Dream Home Work?

Reality television has become a hit in the US, with millions tuning in to watch different shows. One show that’s captivating Americans is the hit HGTV series ‘My Lottery Dream Home.’ It premiered in 2015 and is hosted by David Bromstad.

So, how does My Lottery Dream Home work?

How it Works

Winning the lottery can be a great achievement at first. However, the reality of having so much money at once can be daunting. Many winners also find it hard to plan how to spend it, especially when thinking about their dream house.

Imagine trying to figure out the type of house, the perfect location, and the finishing to add. Well, here is where ‘My Lottery Dream Home’ comes in.

David Bromstad is the stylish host of the reality television series with all the answers for lottery winners. He dives into the lives of lottery winners to find out their likes, dislikes, and so much more.

The first episode of the show was aired on March 7, 2015. So far, My Lottery Dream Home has 13 seasons and 158 episodes under its belt. One episode has a 20 to 28-minute running time. Beyond Production US produces the show.

Episode one of season 1 in 2015 featured lottery winners in search of a dream house in Riverside Country, California. Their search entailed a home with lots of acreage, a big kitchen, and 6 or more bedrooms.

My Lottery Dream House season 14 began on August 11, 2023, and had a total of 11 episodes. The last episode ‘Bustle to the Burbs’ that aired on October 20, 2023, featured a mother who ushered her son’s birth by purchasing a scratch-off ticket. She won a million dollars and wanted to find a home in the surburbs.

How To Apply To Be On The Show

Every lottery winner who wants to be featured on the show must apply. The HGTV series has a straightforward application process, and that sets it apart from similar shows.

HGTV has a casting page on its website. On the page, you find useful information about the show. ‘Are you a lottery winner looking for your dream home? David Bromstad wants to help YOU find the home of your dreams!’

The show is only open to recent lottery winners who want to purchase a dream home. The premise is you get help from an ‘expert.’

Send an email to [email protected] or call (424) 345-4132. The email or call is received by the casting team for evaluation.

Apart from these few details, there’s no other revelation of what happens after you send an email or give them a call.

There aren’t any tips or ideas on how to make your application stand out. So, it’s best to send a creative email or be as interesting as possible on the call.

Finding And Buying A Dream Home With David Bromstad

On “My Lottery Dream Home,” David Bromstad helps lottery winners find and buy their dream homes.

He meets with the winners to understand their preferences and needs, and then guides them through the process of selecting and purchasing a property. 

The show features three potential homes for each winner, and they make their final decision based on their preferences and budget.

David Bromstad works with them to understand their preferences and needs, and then helps them choose from three potential homes. 

The winners ultimately make the final decision based on their preferences and budget.

My Lottery Dream House International

A spinoff for the show was aired on January 1, 2021. It’s called My Lottery Dream House International. Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen hosted the show. Like David Bromstad, he helps lottery winners find ideal homes in the UK and Europe.

Llewelyn was born in 1965 in Kensington, London, and went to Alleyn’s School and Camberwell School of Arts and Crafts (a constituent of the University of the London Arts).

He’s been a BBC and Channel Four Presenter, and in 2021, he began hosting My Lottery Dream House International.

More About David Bromstad

David Bromstad has become a household name for folks who tune in to watch My Lottery Dream Home. The 50-year-old TV host was born in Minnesota. He attended Ringling College of Art and Design in Florida.

Bromstad went on to become an illustrator for Disney after graduating from college. He left Disney and began his own company designing fabulous bedrooms for children.

Hosting came calling when Bromstad competed on the Design Star, a show that aimed to find a host for home design on HGTV.

In 2015, Bromstad began hosting My Lottery Dream Home. He’s filmed 13 seasons.

Check out these posts to learn more about David Bromstad:

FAQs about How “My Lottery Dream Home” Works

1. What happens after the lottery winners buy their dream home?

After the lottery winners buy their dream home, they can move in and start enjoying their new living space. They may also make any necessary renovations or decorations to personalize their home further.

Also Check: My Lottery Dream Home Bankruptcies: Facts You Need to Know About

2. Are the lottery winners required to appear on the show?

Lottery winners are not required to appear on the show, but they have the opportunity to participate if they choose to do so. The show features real-life lottery winners who are looking for their dream homes, and David Bromstad helps them find and purchase the properties.

Nikita Waruguru

Nikita Waruguru is a Kenyalogue freelance writer who focuses on TV, celebrity gossip, and pop culture. She's been interested in TV and entertainment from a young age. She wrote her first blog post 10 years ago and has since written more than 3000 news articles, features, and lists. When she's not writing about the latest Netflix reality shows, you can find her binge-watching one or listening to music.

Nikita Waruguruhttp://kenyalogue.com
Nikita Waruguru is a Kenyalogue freelance writer who focuses on TV, celebrity gossip, and pop culture. She's been interested in TV and entertainment from a young age. She wrote her first blog post 10 years ago and has since written more than 3000 news articles, features, and lists. When she's not writing about the latest Netflix reality shows, you can find her binge-watching one or listening to music.
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