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Mayor Tom Barrett

“Milwaukee is very pleased to be a part of Take Root Milwaukee.  This campaign will get the word out about opportunities to buy homes in Milwaukee, and the resources available from City government and trusted community participants to support successful, sustained home ownership.”
— Mayor Tom Barrett

Take Root Milwaukee featured on 88.9 Radio Milwaukee Community Stories. Click here


 


Take Root Milwaukee is a valuable resource that provides free or low-cost, trustworthy and confidential assistance to help you purchase and keep your new home, in addition to alternatives to foreclosure.

Buying A Home

Take Root Milwaukee offers comprehensive consumer education, credible housing professionals, a list of eligible properties, trusted lenders, and for those who qualify, financial assistance.  Learn about how to purchase a foreclosed home, the City of Milwaukee's Neighborhood Stabilization forgivable loan program and more resources that will help you attain the goal of  homeownership.  Take Root Milwaukee's trusted community participants will lead you every step of the way. With your determination and our programs, you and your family will soon settle into your new home located in a sustainable and revitalized neighborhood.

Keeping Your Home

If you already own your home and are having a difficult time, need a modification, or if your home has decreased in value and you want to refinance, we are here to help. By understanding foreclosure, what may lead up to it, and the foreclosure process, you can be in a better position to recognize and address potential problems that may impact your ability to make every mortgage payment on time.

 
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Take Root Milwaukee featured on 88.9 Radio Milwaukee Community Stories!  

Hear the story about Take Root Milwaukee, its members and the people involved and how we're helping individuals and families in our community to both Buy A Home and Keep Their Home.  Two stories are airing at 88.9FM the week of July 9, 2012.

Take Root Milwaukee recognized for Outstanding Collaborative Effort

On March 30, 2011, the Milwaukee Homeownership Consortium/Take Root Milwaukee was recognized with the Northern Trust Navigator Award at the Milwaukee Awards for Neighborhood Development and Innovation (MANDI).  The 12th annual MANDIs were held at the Pfister Hotel and six groups were recognized for their achievements by Local Initiatives Support Corporation.  Watch the video here and learn the story of Take Root Milwaukee and who is involved!

Take Root Participants

City of Milwaukee logo Freddie Mac logoACTS Housing    Agape logo ALM Realty LogoAngela Walters, Realtor   BMO Harris Bank Centro Hispano MKE ChaseCommunity First CYD LogoGreenPath logo GMAR logoGuaranty Bank logo  HGNI logohavenwoods logo  HAFA Logo   LBWN Logo    LISC logo    MMFHC logo   Metro Milw Foreclosure Mediation  Midwest Exec Realty  NW Impact logo  pyramax   Realty Among Friends Logo   Rebuilding Together Greater Milwaukee logo Re/Max Lakeside  select milw logo  Sherman Park TAS Real Estate  Tracey Davis Homestead Realty LogoTransitions Real Estate   UCC Logo     ueda logo   us bank logo Wells Fargo  westbury logo Williams & Associates Realty WHEDA logo  

© 2010 Take Root Milwaukee. Take Root is a service mark of Freddie Mac.

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.