Category Archives: Housing

Recommendations for Realtors in Milwaukee

Our 2011 housing survey asked, “For those who have purchased a home, do you have a realtor you would recommend?” Here are some responses: Kelly Seaman (East Side or North Shore) or Tom Didier (Ozaukee County) Molly Abrohams and Sarah … Continue reading

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Advice to Students Looking for Housing

Our 2011 housing survey asked, “What specific advice would you give to incoming students as they look for housing?” Here are some responses to this question: Look in several neighborhoods around the city. Milwaukee’s a small enough metro area to … Continue reading

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Apartment Complexes and Areas of Milwaukee to Avoid

Our 2011 housing survey asked the question, “What are some areas of Milwaukee or apartment complexes that you recommend avoiding (for whatever reason).” Here are some responses to this question. I would avoid Wiegand Enterprises (aka Campus Community Apartments). Although … Continue reading

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Advice and Observations on Living Outside of Milwaukee (More than 10 miles)

22% of the graduate students who responded to our 2011 housing survey have lived outside of the Milwaukee area (more than 10 miles). Here are some observations from these students: Grafton. It was close to work, otherwise, I would have … Continue reading

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Advice and Observations on Living in the Milwaukee Area

65% of the graduate students who responded to our 2011 housing survey have lived in the Milwaukee area. Here are some observations from these students: I live in Riverwest. It is as affordable as housing closer to campus, and has … Continue reading

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Advice and Observations on Living Near Marquette

47% of the graduate students who responded to our 2011 housing survey have lived on or near campus. Here are some observations and advice from these students: There’s really not much to do socially around campus, and the spatial atmosphere … Continue reading

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