Investing in a Stronger Community▸
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 of Albuquerque where Alicia’s family has lived for generations.
The Perfect Place to Spend Time Together as a Family▸
The first thing you see when you walk through the front door of Ricardo and Claudia’s Albuquerque home is a pool table. They used to have to go out to play at bars and clubs, but now they can stay home and play together.
Solar Opportunity Loan Fund created▸
Today solar energy is becoming more accessible to low and moderate income households in Santa Fe thanks to two local environmentalists turned investors. Richard Khanlian and Ann Alexander have set out to make solar available to everyone.
Home Expansion Plans Aided by Solar Savings▸
Eric wanted to go solar primarily to save money on his electric bill and take advantage of tax credits. After his first month on solar, he saw not only significant savings on his bill, but actually got a $5 check back from PNM.
Room for the Whole Family▸
Rafael and Maria first tried to buy a home nearly 10 years ago. They’d been pre-approved by a bank for a mortgage loan, but then the recession hit. Rafael was working in construction at the time and his once-steady income dropped quickly and dramatically.
A Bright, Fun and Inviting Space: Amanda’s Story▸
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, it was important to her to find a home where she could express her unique artistic style.
Anything is Possible: Adrianna and Rosy▸
Adrianna and Rosy came to Homewise in the spring of 2014. They had several friends who purchased their homes through Homewise, and decided it was time to check it out for themselves, and invest in a more permanent and stable future.
The Homewise ITIN Lending Program▸
Many of those in the immigrant population do not have a Social Security number and most have limited credit history. With most banks and mortgage lenders, this often disqualifies them from obtaining a mortgage loan.