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Buying A Home

Congratulations! You are considering becoming a homeowner. Take Root Milwaukee makes housing more accessible and affordable for families across Milwaukee.

Buying a home is a big step and assuming a mortgage for that home is a big responsibility. Make sure you are ready for a financial commitment that could last several decades.

Follow the menu to the left to explore your route to homeownership.

Each page contains information on the homeownership process, including information on Home Buyer Assistance (homeownership specialists and assistance programs) Buying a Foreclosure (including resources to help) Home Search (connect to listings), visit our Milwaukee Neighborhood partners and Take Root Milwaukee member Realtors, and learn about the benefits of Homeownership Education and the Freddie Mac CreditSmart home buyer program .

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The consumer information on is used with permission from Freddie Mac. Freddie Mac offers extensive, regularly updated consumer information about buying and owning a home on its website,, in the “About Homeownership” section. Freddie Mac is not responsible for content errors or omissions on

The funding source of this activity is the Milwaukee Homeownership Consortium and Freddie Mac.