NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – After paying $85,000 over several years to buy her forever home, Maria Zaragoza is now fighting foreclosure. Her home sale was never recorded in county records, and meanwhile, unbeknownst to Zaragoza, the original home seller took out a mortgage on the property that’s now several years delinquent.

A recent investigation by KRQE News 13’s Gabrielle Burkhart looks into how problem unfolded and the what could be the next steps in the case, as Zaragoza tries to stay in her home. KRQE News 13 Digital Anchor Chris McKee recently discusses the story with Gabrielle in a “Behind the Story” conversation. Watch the video in this article for the complete investigative discussion.

For more context about this discussion, watch and read Gabby’s complete story on The story is titled: “Fighting foreclosure: New Mexico woman thought she paid off home.”

“Behind the story,” is KRQE News 13’s new online exclusive web series, giving viewers a more detailed look into the process and the work that goes into KRQE News 13’s investigative reports. For more segments on prior stories, visit the KRQE News 13 Investigates page by clicking this link.