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Request for Offers | Vacant Residential Lot | 635 Harriet Street

Tuesday, August 10, 2021
City of Altoona staff

Request for Offers | Details + Exhibits >>

ALTOONA, WI - The City of Altoona is accepting offers on a vacant residential lot located at 635 Harriet Avenue, at the northeast corner of Laurel Avenue and Harriet Avenue. The lot is +/- 7,500 square feet with 150 feet of street frontage on Laurel Avenue and 50 feet of frontage on Harriet Avenue (see the attached Exhibit A for details). City sewer and water are stubbed into the property.

The property Is zoned R-2 One- and Two-family Dwelling District, attached as Exhibit B and also available on the City's website. R-2 zoning permits one- and two-dwelling structures. Minimum front yard setbacks (as a corner lot, both streets) are 16 feet. Minimum side yard setbacks are 5 feet.

The property features an existing driveway, garage slab, and portions of a building foundation. The previous home was destroyed by fire. Any costs associated with accessing or modifying existing utility services will be borne by the purchaser. The property shall be sold as-is.

Offers will only be accepted from prospective buyers that intend to build on the lot within the next 18 months. The City will condition acceptance of any offer on the City's ability to repurchase the property at the City's sole discretion if permitted construction does not begin by December 31, 2022. The minimum offer considered is $25,000.

All offers submitted shall include the price offered, the buyer's intent with respect to financing, the proposed closing date, and any contingencies.  The City will not pay a sales commission on the lot. 

Offers will be accepted until August 30, 2021 at Noon. Offers may be emailed to joshuac@ci.altoona.wi.us or delivered in person to City Hall at 1303 Lynn Avenue, Altoona, WI. Any offers submitted may be amended up until the submittal deadline. The City will have a maximum of 30 days from the submittal deadline to accept any offer and may accept or reject any offer submitted for any reason as determined in the City's sole and absolute discretion.

Questions regarding this notice may be directed to Mike Golat, City Administrator at michaelg@ci.altoona.wi.us or Joshua Clements, City Planner at joshuac@ci.altoona.wi.us . Mike and Josh may also be reached at 715-839-6092.

Dated this August 22, 2021.

Request for Offers details >>