The most recent Current Listing of houses closes on July 19 at 10am. Any unsold properties from this listing will move to the Extended Listing or will be listed with our outside agents. Work with your realtor to locate your new home!
City Real Estate will be listing more houses online July 28, so stay tuned for even more great homeownership opportunities in Milwaukee!
Properties sold to owner-occupants may qualify for these programs:
Featured Historic Single Family
2844 W. Kilbourn Ave.
H.J. Gerling House
Built in 1894 this large Queen Anne Style home is ready for a new owner to make it their own. Exterior repairs include new roof, gutters and rebuilt front porch that is period appropriate. Siding has been repaired and house has a full three color paint job. Located in the heart of the Concordia Historic District. Bids due July 19, 10am.
Asking Price: $40,000
Est. Rehab Cost: $60,475
Read more about the history of this house and view interior photos of original details (penny tile, folding french doors) from OnMilwaukee.com's Urban Spelunking Series.
4374-74A N. 25th Street
Garden Homes Historic District
Built in 1923, this 4BR/2BA, 1,626 Sq. Ft. duplex with detached garage sits within the Garden Homes Historic District, which has the character of a small village. The nearby Garden Homes Park is also an integral part of the subdivision. The neighborhood was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990. Bids due July 19, 10am.
Asking Price: $17,000
Est. Rehab Cost: $22,410
Read more about the history of the Garden Homes Historic District from OnMilwaukee.com.
STRONG Homes Loan Program
Accepting applications for current homeowners!
The STRONG Homes Loan Program from NIDC offers partially forgivable loans of up to $20,000 for emergency and essential repairs to owner occupants of 1-4 family properties throughout the City of Milwaukee on a first come, first served basis. Technical assistance will also be provided to assist with rehab projects.
Special Offer for Bulk Buyers Purchasing City Houses
The City will sell to bulk buyers at a reduced price of $5,000 per property if the property listed for sale is $25,000 or less. View properties on the Extended Listing and reach out to your agent for properties listed by external agents that are not listed on the City's website.
Water Saving Toilets for only $50 & $75
No coupon or rebate form is necessary!
Save up to 16,000 gallons of water a year over older, less efficient toilets through the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District’s (MMSD) toilet rebate program, a simple way to conserve money, water, and energy.
Choose from two models of 1.28-gallon commercial grade Zurn toilets, available only at Ferguson Bath, Kitchen and Lighting Gallery, 11406 W. Rodgers. Sale Hours are Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturday 8:00 a.m. to Noon. No more than two per household. Proof of residency is required. Through July 30 or until supplies run out.
Upgrade Your Home with Me2
The Me² Milwaukee Energy Efficiency program offers low-interest loans and incentives to make affordable energy improvements including insulation, air sealing, replacing a furnace, windows and more.
Through Summit Credit Union, Me² provides affordable financing up to $15,000 for eligible home improvements so that you can redirect money you spend on high energy bills toward an investment in your home that will keep you and your family comfortable year round.
FREE Energy Saving Products
Focus on Energy's new Simple Energy Efficiency Program offers FREE energy saving products for your home such as LED light bulbs, high-efficiency showerheads, water-saving kitchen and bathroom faucet aerators, and advanced power strips. Or you can purchase other efficiency packs with special discounted pricing. Take advantage of these easy ways to use energy smarter and save money!
Milwaukee Shines 2016 Solar Group Buy
Milwaukee Shines will once again partner with the Midwest Renewable Energy Association on the 2016 solar group buy program! Sessions are free and open to the public.
- Sunday, July 17, 6pm
- Riverwest Public house, 815 E. Locust St.
- Saturday, August 6, 11am
Central Library, immediately following the green roof tour, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Fair Housing Information Sessions
Want to help residents with housing concerns, but not sure where to start? Please join us to learn how to assist residents who need help with home buying, mortgages, home repairs, avoiding foreclosures and mortgage rescue scams.
- Tuesday, July 19, 1:30-2:30 p.m., City Hall, Room 301A
- Friday, July 29, 10-11 a.m., Zeidler Building, Fishbowl conference room
Attend the next Department of Neighborhood Services FREE 5-hour training seminar and receive a 100 page manual and certificate of completion.
- Wednesday, July 20, 9am-3pm
Class Sign-In: 8:30am Location: Water Tower - 4001 S. 6th St., 3rd floor
- Wednesday, August 10, 9am-3pm
Class Sign-In: 8:30am Location: Water Tower - 4001 S. 6th St., 3rd floor
Uniting Communities Farmers' Market
You're invited to the launch on Monday, July 18 to browse fresh, locally-grown produce representing a variety of cultures and communities. The weekly market will take place on Mondays through fall from 8am-1pm in the parking lot at 3301 W. Highland Blvd.
The event is supported by Forest County Potawatomi Foundation, United Indians of Milwaukee, Hmong American Friendship Association, Near West Side Partners, Inc. and Potawatomi Business Development Corporation.
ACRE Program Accepting Applications thru July 22
The Commercial Real Estate (ACRE) Program is an industry-supported initiative that recruits and trains minorities for professional careers in the field of commercial real estate. The goal is to expand minority representation in the commercial real estate fields of development, property management, and construction management. ACRE is a 26-week program that runs from September through May. Typical ACRE students have some college training and several years of business experience. Instructors include industry leaders in related fields.
Community Improvement Project Grants - Info Sessions
NIDC offers Community Improvement Project (CIP) grants to support community projects that engage community members and physically improve neighborhoods in Milwaukee. The maximum CIP grant request available for a project is $4,000. Attending an info session is a requirement for CIP application.
- Wednesday, August 10, 6-7pm
Washington Park Library, 2121 N. Sherman Blvd.
- Thursday, August 11, 9:30-10:30am
Hillside Family Resource Center, 1452 N. 7th St.
Bring these properties back to life again!
Financial resources and incentives may be available from the City such as façade grants, white box grants and retail investment funds. Business financing may also be available through our partner MEDC. View more details about these properties and view other commercial opportunities at: milwaukee.gov/CRE
Proposals accepted and reviewed on a continuous basis until an acceptable proposal is received.
4416-20 N. 27th Street
This attractive two-story brick building at 4416-20 N. 27th Street was built in 1928 and currently holds a commercial space and two 2-bedroom apartment units within 5,208 Sq. Ft. The property is located within a small commercial strip that is easily walkable from the nearby Garden Homes Historic District. The property also sits within close proximity to Capitol Drive and I-43. Asking price: $40,000
7912 W. Appleton Avenue
Constructed in 1969, this 5,788 Sq. Ft., 1.5-story commercial building was previously used as a fur and clothing store. The concrete block/brick building is currently set up with retail space, office and a storage area. Permitted uses call for retail, office, service related business, rental/leasing related business, recording/art studio, workout/fitness studio or maintenance/repair service. The property is located within a busy commercial area and near the bustling intersection of Capitol Dr. and N. 7th St. Asking price: $80,000