Take Root Milwaukee understands that there are many factors to consider when purchasing a home. We encourage you to start by contacting a Take Root Milwaukee Housing Counselor partner. They can be a great resource in helping you navigate the home buying process. For a link to homebuyer counselors that can help you get started, click here.
Also, you may wish to work with a Realtor to assist you in finding the right neighborhood and home for your lifestyle.
Click here to learn more about Take Root Milwaukee's Member Realtors.
Or visit the Greater Milwaukee Association of Realtors website to search for a Realtor.
Completely renovated home in the beautiful Harambee neighborhood (2409 N. 4th Street, Milwaukee). Close to the freeway and downtown. There is a new roof, energy efficient furnace, water heater, and windows. Kitchen opens to dining room. 3 bedrooms with 1 1/2 baths. No garage, but there is off-street parking. View the listing or contact Mary Leach-Sumlin at (414) 372-3543.
Don't be fooled! You do not need to call an "800 number" or "buy" a list to see the foreclosed properties in the City of Milwaukee. Click here to view a full list of Milwaukee Neighborhoods. Start your home search by visiting our Neighborhood Page to to access information and resources for the various neighborhoods in the City of Milwaukee. Our Neighborhood Partners often list homes for sale in their neighborhoods on their website, so be sure to check that out!
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The City also has homes for sale that have been renovated through the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) by the Neighborhood Improvement Development Corporation or one of their development partners. Purchasers are required to fall within the income guidelines established for the program and are required to complete 8 hours of homebuyer education from a HUD-approved counseling agency before an offer is submitted. Check back often because the pace of sales has been brisk and new homes will be coming available throughout the season. View the listings here
NW Impact is a subsidiary of the Northwest Side Community Development Corporation, serving Milwaukee for over 31 years. NW Impact is a program designed to mitigate foreclosure and assist new owner-occupant homebuyers to purchase bank foreclosures, and City of Milwaukee-owned tax foreclosures. The program involves refinancing properties in foreclosure, rehabilitating foreclosed homes, and offering Rent-to-Own housing to qualified applicants, focusing on the Lincoln Creek, Old North Milwaukee and Roosevelt Grove neighborhoods on Milwaukee's northwest side. Visit www.northwestimpact.com to see listings, program information and more.
HomeSteps is the Freddie Mac sales unit responsible for marketing and selling Freddie Mac real estate owned (REO) homes to homebuyers and investors. We sell our homes through a national network of real estate agents and vendors. We have thousands of desirable and affordable homes located throughout the country. Visit www.HomeSteps.com to search for available homes in your target neighborhood and to learn more about our homebuyer offers.
There are many other assistance programs available such as Employer-Assisted Homeownership (EAH), Down-payment assistance, Rehab assistance, City of Milwaukee Strong Neighborhoods and more! We encourage you to visit our Homebuyer Assistance page for more information or talk with one of our housing counseling agency members to see what programs you may qualify for.
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The consumer information on TakeRootMilwaukee.org is used with permission from Freddie Mac. Freddie Mac offers extensive, regularly updated consumer information about buying and owning a home on its website, www.FreddieMac.com, in the “About Homeownership” section. Freddie Mac is not responsible for content errors or omissions on TakeRootMilwaukee.org.
The funding source of this activity is the Milwaukee Homeownership Consortium and Freddie Mac.