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Neighborhood LIFT

NeighborhoodLIFT is available throughout the state of New Mexico! NeighborhoodLIFT is a national down payment assistance program sponsored by Wells Fargo and NeighborWorks® America. It provides eligible homebuyers with $7,500 to use toward down payment and closing costs on qualified homes. For veterans and service members, teachers, law enforcement officers, firefighters and emergency medical technicians, the program provides $10,000. Interested?

 

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The Orpheum Community Hub

Homewise recently purchased the historic Orpheum Building at 2nd Street and Coal Avenue to serve as our Albuquerque Homeownership Center and Community Hub. We are currently renovating the building so that it can reach its full potential as a community development hub as part of the exciting revitalization underway in downtown Albuquerque and the Barelas neighborhood. The design includes a community classroom/performance space, artist studios, apartments, gallery space and offices for the Homewise Albuquerque Homeownership Center.

 

Our Stories

From House to Home: Lucas & Alicia's Story

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Alicia was born and raised in New Mexico and Lucas is a native of New York. Together they found their mutual home in the historic Barelas neighborhood Read more...

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A Bright, Fun & Inviting Space: Amanda's Story

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After renting for her entire adult life, Amanda came to Homewise to purchase her own home in 2009. Coming from a family of Santa Fe artists Read more...

Making a Better Life:
Erika's Story

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When Erika came to the United States from Mexico she had one goal: to make a better life for herself and her young daughter. It was difficult to leave her home in Read more...