Welcome to the City of Rochester’s on-line database of real estate that is available for sale by the City. On these pages, you’ll find the most up-to-date information regarding City Real Estate sale events. You can browse our property listings, and familiarize yourself with the various sale processes.

Whether you are seeking a home of your own, a rental investment, or a location for business development, this site will provide you with the necessary information to reach your goals. (All sales are subject to City Council approval and the City reserves the right to withdraw from sale any or all the properties.)





City-Owned Property September   27  2018  10:00 am

Due to scheduling conflict with the Stardust Ballroom,  the auction location has been moved to:  THE DANFORTH COMMUNITY CENTER @ 200 WEST AVE, ROCHESTER, NY 14611 

At this auction, all potential bidders must be pre-registered and show proof of personal funds in the amount of $10,000 per structure, up to a maximum of 3 structures. If you intend to bid on two structures, you must provide proof of a minimum of $20,000 personal funds on hand. You must be pre-registered in order to bid. Please click  here to print the pre-registration form. Potential bidders MUST SUBMIT THEIR REGISTRATION DOCUMENTS BY JULY 20, 2018 BY 4:00 PM TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS AUCTION.- NO EXCEPTIONS WILL BE MADE UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES. Properties will be sold to the highest bidder through an open, competitive bidding process. Most properties are residential, typically 1-4 family dwellings. There is no residency requirement, so both investors and owner occupants are encouraged to bid. Successful bidders must rehabilitate the structures within 12 months of City Council approval. Proposals may be required for Structures. If a proposal is required, it will be indicated in the text description of the property and interested purchasers should select the appropriate form. Please review the Terms & Conditions prior to submitting your documentation. DOCUMENTS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY 4:00 PM, FRIDAY JULY 20, 2018 TO THE REAL ESTATE DIVISION . NO LATE SUBMISSIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AND YOU CANNOT BID AT THE AUCTION IF YOU ARE NOT APPROVED.   


If you wish to participate in the on-site auctions on October 2nd for the 2 properties identified for Owner Occupant purchasers only, you must fill out the attached documents  GlideSt.126.Info Pkg ; Ravine Av.276.Info Pkg in addition to the registration form above. 


Request For Proposal Sale       

In a Request for Proposal (RFP) sale, the City of Rochester offers commercial or mixed-use buildings, residential structures that may have specific development requirements, and parcels of vacant land that are suitable for development. Interested buyers are required to submit a Proposal Outline detailing their plans for renovation or construction, estimated costs, financing plan and timetable for completion.  (Please see submission deadline on each individual offerings listing)

Please download the  RFP Dev Proposal or  Development Proposal Outline for Vacant Land  as appropriate, including the Purchaser Information Form.  Interested purchasers should also download the RFP Terms & Conditions