Trellis News

Celebrating Women’s History Month

Sandra Saenz/ POSTED ON March 24th, 2017

In honor of Women’s History Month, Trellis would like to spotlight two of our amazing clients. “A Future for My Daughter” – Sandra Carlon is a courageous and hardworking 27-year-old single mother who closed on her home 2 months ago. She is raising her 8-year old daughter and has hopes of one day becoming a …

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Success Story: Charlie Esquivel

Carole Kauffman/ POSTED ON February 9th, 2015

Charlie Esquivel is a proud former Marine, hard-working engineer and father of 3 girls, aged 15, 11, and 9. He wanted to buy his first home so his family could have the security and peace of mind that comes with homeownership. Charlie began looking for houses close to his children’s school and found a home …

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Success Story: Iris Glass

Carole Kauffman/ POSTED ON February 9th, 2015

Iris Glass has firsthand experience with the effects of the Great Recession: first, her son lost his job and moved back in, and then her landlord sold her rental property giving her less than a month to move. Not only did Iris need to find a home for herself, but also for her son and …

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Success Story: Sandra Gonzalez

Carole Kauffman/ POSTED ON February 9th, 2015

Sandra Gonzalez is used to working hard to get what she wants. As an Arizona native who can trace her family in Arizona back to the 1800’s, Sandra wanted nothing more than to own a home in the state she loved; however, circumstances were stacked against her. Sandra is a widow and a foster parent …

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Success Story: Valeria Holguin

Carole Kauffman/ POSTED ON January 9th, 2015

Valerie Holguin and her two children have always dreamed of having a home to call their own. Valerie longed for the stability that owning her own home would bring; she had been living in various apartments her whole life and wanted more for her girls. She began looking for a house in July 2012 and quickly realized that …

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NHS Success Story: Stephanie Reynolds

Carole Kauffman/ POSTED ON March 9th, 2014

Stephanie Reynolds lived in her childhood home for over 30 years and continued living there while she started her own family that soon grew to a son of her own and two more foster children. When her mother became disabled and needed to move back in, it was clear they would need more space. She …

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NHS Success Story: Juan Chavez

Carole Kauffman/ POSTED ON February 9th, 2014

At the age of 25 teacher and mentor Juan Chavez didn’t even have homeownership on his radar. Juan grew up in South Phoenix with very few successful role models and a penchant for getting into trouble. As he got older and had a few close calls with the law he rediscovered his faith. It was …

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