Trellis News

Rosa Persevered and Made Home Ownership Happen!

Lori Johnson/ POSTED ON October 13th, 2021

It Starts with a Dream! As Hispanic Heritage Month comes to a close on October 15th, our happy client Rosa has her own celebrating to do that will extend well beyond a month. In the summer of 2021, Rosa became a first-time homeowner after renting the same apartment for over eleven years. “It’s like a …

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First-Time Homebuyers Get Financial Help from Trellis and Partners

Joel McCabe/ POSTED ON May 13th, 2021

Jonathan and Juli Anne had their hands full. Their growing family included their 2-year-old son, a baby on the way and two foster children – all living together in a 1-bedroom rental apartment. Family togetherness wasn’t just a catch phrase for this household! In exploring their options for more space, they found a house in the Section …

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Trellis Helps Family Find a Home Through Section 32 and WISH Down Payment Assistance

Joel McCabe/ POSTED ON February 25th, 2021

Jennifer and her partner were ready to purchase their first home. The couple and their two children lived in an apartment far from their extended family and wanted to buy a home in South Phoenix to be closer to them. They earned enough to afford a mortgage, but did not have a lot of cash reserves. Jennifer works for the City of Phoenix, so she knew …

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Open Position: Mortgage Loan Originator

Joel McCabe/ POSTED ON February 11th, 2021

Job Title: Mortgage Loan OriginatorReports To: Operations ManagerFLSA Status: Non-Exempt – Hourly (plus commission)Approved Date: August 2012Revised Date: August 2016, 2nd rev. February 2021 JOB SUMMARY: Loan Originator will close and fund Trellis, 1st mortgage loans, 2nd mortgage loans, down-payment assistance programs, grants and broker compliant loans. Loan Originator will pre-qualify prospective homebuyers. The Loan …

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Trellis Has Down Payment Assistance to Help You Buy Your New Home

Joel McCabe/ POSTED ON November 19th, 2020

We are continuously working to address systemic economic and racial inequities in housing, and then provide real, usable solutions Trellis has funds for down payment assistance (DPA). Qualified borrowers can get up to $7.500 to significantly reduce the amount of out-of-pocket money needed to purchase a home. Depending on the price of the home and …

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U.S. Bank Partners With Trellis to Offer Down Payment Assistance

Joel McCabe/ POSTED ON November 6th, 2020

This part of U.S. Bank’s Rebuild and Transform Fund will be used to address systemic economic and racial inequities in housing U.S. Bank has granted Trellis a large sum of money to be used as down payment assistance for Phoenix-area homebuyers. Who Qualifies for These Funds To qualify for the down payment assistance, borrowers must …

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Helga Galan – Lending Operations Manager

Joel McCabe/ POSTED ON October 16th, 2020

Trellis helps the vulnerable and under-served of the Phoenix area realize their dreams of home ownership. Guiding the efforts of the lending team is Helga Galan. Helga is the Operations Manager for Trellis Lending and has been with the company for ten years. She uses her vast knowledge and experience as a loan officer and …

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Daniel Gonzalez – Loan Originator

Joel McCabe/ POSTED ON October 9th, 2020

Meet Daniel Gonzalez, a knowledgeable and compassionate loan originator with Trellis Lending. For nearly three years, Daniel has been using his extensive mortgage knowledge to help Trellis provide funding to some of the most vulnerable and under-served members of the community. He is an expert at matching borrowers up with the best possible mortgage rates, …

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FHA’s Foreclosure and Eviction Moratorium Extended Through December 31, 2020

Joel McCabe/ POSTED ON September 4th, 2020

The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) published Mortgagee Letter (ML) 2020-27, “Extension of Foreclosure and Eviction Moratorium in Connection with the Presidentially-Declared COVID-19 National Emergency,” which announces a third extension of the foreclosure and eviction moratorium through December 31, 2020. This moratorium extension is effective immediately upon the expiration of the existing moratorium announced in ML …

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Recent college graduates face a tough job market : Here are your options

Joel McCabe/ POSTED ON August 19th, 2020

Author Aly J. Yale  of Bankrate.com wrote the following article on the various options recent college graduates have with regard to entering the current job market:  Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, unemployment has soared this year. As of June, almost 18 million Americans were jobless. Even more have been furloughed or seen their hours cut.  But the health crisis isn’t just …

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Trellis Funding Delivers the Dream of Home Ownership

Joel McCabe/ POSTED ON August 13th, 2020

Trellis Lending is dedicated to empowering borowers through education and knowledge. As a current or potential homeowner, it is important to be informed about the complexities of not only the process but also the responsibility of homeownership. Additionally, Trellis Lending has access to an array of private and government loan programs, as well as down …

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