HGTV Smart Home Sweepstakes 2021: Entry Tips and How-Tos

Win a Home, Cash, and a Mercedes Benz Car Totaling Over $1.1 Million

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HGTV's Smart Home Sweepstakes is back for 2021! For the ninth year in a row, HGTV has built a house just brimming with technology to help its owners be safer, conserve energy, save money, and have more fun... and then they're giving that home away. With a little bit of luck and some time spent entering, you could be the winner of this amazing home.

And the house itself isn't all. The winner will also receive furnishings, $100,000 in cash, and a Mercedes-Benz vehicle for a total prize value of $1,128,125.

If the winner doesn't want to take possession of this Naples, Florida house, they can also take a cash option making the prize worth about $781,915.

Are you ready to be the lucky winner of the 2021 Smart Home? Here's what you need to know to see if you're eligible and to maximize your odds of winning. Good luck!

Sweepstakes Links:

Click Here to Enter this Sweepstakes
Click Here for the Official Sweepstakes Rules
Click Here for the Sweepstakes' Home Page

Note: If the sweepstakes entry link doesn't work for you, try entering through the home page and looking for a link to the sweepstakes.


Car Sweepstakes, Cash Sweepstakes, House & Garden Sweepstakes, Mail-in Sweepstakes, Mega Sweepstakes, Daily Sweepstakes


USA, 21+

Start Date:

April 21, 2021

End Date:

June 11, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. ET

Entry Frequency:

2 x daily per person

Sweepstakes Prizes:

Grand Prize: The prize consists of the 2021 HGTV Smart Home built in Naples, Florida including furnishings and artwork, $100,000 cash, and a 2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabriolet automobile. The winner can also choose a cash option of $600,000 instead of the home, and still receive the furnishings, the $100,000, and the vehicle. (ARV: $1,128,125 or $781,915)

Additional Comments:

Online, you can enter twice daily, once through the HGTV website and once through the Discovery Smart Home Sweepstakes website. Note that this year, HGTV is not offering the alternate entry method to that let you enter as often as you like by mail. You can only enter online.

The 2021 HGTV Smart Home winner will be chosen around June 16, 2021 by the sweepstakes administrator, Ritway. The winner will be notified between June 30 and July 23, 2021.

Are you worried that you couldn't afford the taxes on such a huge prize? You don't need to be. See Could Taxes Spell the End of the Dream for HGTV Winners? for more information.