Meet the Mayor: Mayor Welo of South Euclid

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Name: Georgine Welo, Mayor
Community: City of South Euclid, Ohio
First elected: November 2003.  Elected South Euclid’s first female mayor.  Elected to City Council in 1991.

Favorite thing about South Euclid:  The people. South Euclid residents are caring and wonderful neighbors and make this a special place to call home.

What should REALTORS® know about South Euclid:  We’re close to everything.  Our population is getting younger!  We have a diverse and beautiful housing stock with homes to fit any budget.  From hiking the gorgeous Euclid Creek Reservation, to taking in a Notre Dame Falcon’s football game or a play at Mercury Theater Company, there’s so much to see and do right in our backyard.  There has been $150 million invested in our commercial districts and in our housing stock since 2010.  Housing values are up over 56% in six years.  South Euclid is a diverse, inclusive, and walkable community that will impress your buyers.  You get more value for your housing dollar in South Euclid than anywhere else in the region.  I look forward to welcoming your buyers home to South Euclid!

Fun fact about you or your community:  South Euclid is home to a surprising number of writers and artists, and our new public library features the William N. Skirball Writers’ Center with many writer’s workshops and meet the author events.  We are becoming a creative hub on the Eastside.

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