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City Real Estate E-newsletter  -  December 5, 2014


Home for the Holidays

Benefits of Buying a City-owned Home

When purchasing a City-owned home as an owner-occupant, City Real Estate offers a $500 ROOTS Lanscaping Incentive and pays your broker fees!

Additionally, the Homebuyer Assistance Program offers a $20,000 forgivable loan for rehab and a rehab specialist for FREE. View the infographic below for more information and to see an estimated monthly housing payment.

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Featured Home1375 West Clarke Street

Near North Division High School and Northside YMCA

1375 W. Clarke Street
3 BR / 1 BA single family
1,063 square feet / Built in 1923

$9,000 purchase price
+ $13,680 estimated rehab cost

Shop our Current Listing today!



Current Property Listing
Current Property Listings

A reminder that bids for properties on the Current Listing of homes are due on December 18, 2014 at 10am.

City Real Estate will be posting more homes for sale online on January 6, 2015 which will then close for bid on February 6, 2015 at 10am.


3043 North Palmer Street$1 Sales Now Available to
Community Based Organizations

The city will sell to non-profit organizations at a reduced price of $1 (plus closing costs) if the property listed for sale is $20,000 or less.

  • The property has been on the market for at least 60 days
  • Non-profit must have been in operation for at least 12 months
  • After rehabilitation is complete the property may be sold to an owner-occupant or can be kept as an investment property
  • Must demonstrate experience in residential renovation

View more online about this program and the steps needed to make such a purchase.

Note that properties eligible for sale for $1 are now marked with a red dot on the Extended Listing webpage.

1239 South 11th StreetFeatured Commercial Property

Walker’s Point Development Opportunity
Office/Retail - $1,300,000 asking price

The City of Milwaukee has added another exciting development opportunity to our online commercial property listings. This high profile site on National Avenue is located in a bustling area of the city with easy access to downtown and the freeway. Built in 1900, the building is a four-story architectural gem and features a brick exterior with large windows and great views of the city. Make your mark and become part of the Walker’s Point neighborhood resurgence!

Public Showing Dates: Monday, December 15 (Noon‐1:00pm); Tuesday, December 23 (9am‐10am) and Tuesday, December 30 (10:00am‐11:00am)

Visit the Commercial Properties For Sale webpage for additional opportunities.

Featured Event: Housing Resource Fair


WHEN: Saturday, December 13, noon-4pm
WHERE: Agape Community Center, 6100 N. 42nd Street

Attend this FREE event to learn more - representatives from the City of Milwaukee and various organizations will be there to answer your questions and assist you.

Mary Washington of US Bank on the US Bank American Dream Program
Timothy Ferguson of Keller Williams Realty on the HUD Dollar Homes Initiative and Good Neighbor Next Door Program

CONTACT: Stephanie Stilwell at (414) 465-5806 or

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If your organization would like to featured in future e-newsletters, please contact
Community Outreach Liaison Christina Klose at


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