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                City Real Estate E-newsletter - October 2018 

Fall is upon us here in the City. Take in the beautiful colors of this season and get out and play! Take a hike at Havenwoods State Forest, enjoy a bike ride on the Hank Aaron State Trail, and take the whole family out Trick or Treating on Sunday, October 28th! Enjoy the many activities happening all around our neighborhoods because as the leaves continue to drop we get closer to winter. Now is the perfect time start winterizing your home and implementing some energy-saving improvements. Making small changes like replacing older toilets, sealing air leaks, replacing old windows or adding insulation can add up to big savings. You might be able to qualify for free help for winterization services from SDC, contact them for more information. 

The City of Milwaukee and our partners have many unique opportunities and resources available to homeowners and homebuyers. Whether you’re looking for a fixer-upper, a move-in ready home, a vacant lot to build on, or are just looking to improve your current home, we can help! Visit our website to learn more about getting started. 

Until then, continue reading more below about properties for sale, neighborhood events, updates, helpful resources, and homeownership opportunities! 

Homeownership Opportunities

Current Listings & Extended Listings

Current ListingView homes for sale under Current Listing or Extended Listing. Homes listed under Current Listing are for owner-occupancy only, homes listed under Extended Listing are available to owner-occupants and investors who want to earn rental income. Homes are also listed with external agents. Work with your realtor to find your new home in the city.

Owner-occupant buyers may qualify for:


Featured Home

3119-21 West Walnut Street
4 BR / 2 BA • 2,144 sq. ft.

Check out this duplex home located in the Walnut Hill neighborhood. This spacious home comes with beautiful built it cabinets and a porch perfect for relaxing. 

Asking Price: $14,690
Scope of Work: $23,655
May be eligible for up to $20,000 forgivable loan with homeownership.

 

Helpful Resources

Housing Help Web Tool. Housing Help Tool

If you're looking for a one stop shop for housing resources the Housing Help web tool is it! The Housing Help tool connects your with information and resources from various City departments and non-profit organizations. You can filter it if you're a homeowner, homebuyer or investor/non-profit organization. 
Explore this tool to find resources you can use!


MKE Mobile Tool.

MKE Mobile

Residents can use MKE Mobile to locate, photograph and provide supporting information to ensure speedy resolution of issues. Issues that can be reported include abandoned vehicles, graffiti, litter, potholes or other issues. You can download the app on your smartphone today. You must have a Google Play or Apple ID to download the app. 
Learn more about MKE Mobile.

 


DC MKE App

Direct Connect MKE

Direct Connect helps you find local trainings, jobs & supports you in your career path. Download the app today by searching "Yolobe" on your carrier's app store or connect with Veronica - text @dcmke at 39197.  

 

 City Programs - Learning Opportunities

 


Landlord Training Program.

Landlord Training

Attend the next Department of Neighborhood Services FREE 5- hour training seminar and receive a 100-page manual and certificate of completion.

Tuesday, November 13th & Wednesday November 14th 5:00 p.m. - 7;30 p.m.
East Library - Ellipse Room, 2320 N. Cramer St. 

Visit our Landlord Training website for more information on upcoming trainings and to register.

Community Events

Our City always has fun things happening! Take part in all the spooktacular events, to see a full list of events visit our Community Events Calendar.


Riverworks Week

Monday, September 17th - 22nd. The Riverworks Business Improvement District invites everyone to the 5th Annual Riverworks Week where they are currently accepting applications for contestants to compete in the 4th Annual Dolphin Pool, which invites entrepreneurs to pitch their business concept in front of a live crowd and panel of expert judges. 


Valley Week Flyer.Valley Week

Saturday, Sep 22nd –  29th. Menomonee Valley Partners and Potawatomi Hotel & Casino present Valley Week running from September 22 – 29. Explore and experience Milwaukee’s Menomonee Valley by participating in the week’s events, from a beer run, tours on land or in water, to dining al fresco at the Food Truck Festival, the week offers something to nature lovers, history enthusiasts, job seekers, and those looking for something unique to do.


Tour of Homes

Sunday, September 23rd. Join Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers for a home tour within the Kinnickinnic River Neighborhood from 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. starting at 2677 S. 16th St. Tour 3 homes located in this neighborhood and learn about financing, schools in the area, amenities, and more! Reserve your spot by calling 414-897-5596 or email smercado@sschc.org.


BLOX Party
Saturyday, October 6th @ Green Tech Station 4101 N. 31st Street 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Volunteer with NWSCDC and Reflo to help build a 20,000-gallon underground cistern! Thr project will demonstrate more sustainable stormwater management and help reduce flooding in the 30th Street Corridor. Visit nwscdc.org for more info about this project. 


Richard Rothstein: MKE Reads Color of Law

Richard Rothstein, author of Color of law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America will speak to book clubs and community members about his groundbreaking book. He's coming to Milwaukee on Tuesday, October 16 from 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. at the MATC Cooley Auditorium (1015 N 6th St.). Register today for FREE using the link above! 

Commercial Property Opportunities

2543-47 North Martin L. King Jr. Drive 
Asking Price: $10,000

This mixed use property is located in the Harambee Neighborhood and a part of BID #8. With 7,881 sq ft you have plenty of room to start or expand your business. 

Proposals accepted until Noon on Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Find out more information at;
milwaukee.gov/CommercialProperty

Vacant Lot Opportunities

Lots of Opportunities for Vacant Lots

DCD/ Neighborhood News & Updates

If your organization would like to be featured in future e-newsletters, please contact

Community Outreach Liaison Gisela Ortega at gorteg@milwaukee.gov


City Real Estate, 809 N. Broadway, Milwaukee, WI 53202 - (414) 286-5730


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