The national leader of the Party of the Democratic Revolution (referred to as PRD), Alejandra Barrales, lives in luxurious Lomas de Chapultepec, a Mexico City uptown neighborhood, in a property she acquired in 2014, worth 13 million 300 thousand pesos (approximately $700,000 USD).
The house of the senator is two stories, marble color and is located between luxurious properties of the eighth section of Lomas de Chapultepec. In addition, it has an area of 535 square meters, with security cameras and automatic garage gate.
According to El Universal, in the property declaration that the PRD introduced in 2015 to the Senate, Barrales reports that the house was acquired on August 14, 2014 by means of a bank loan.
Barrales explained to El Universal that, in order to buy that house, she sold her old residence, near the Parque Hundido, Colonia San José Insurgentes, whereby, according to the documents of 3de3, she was paid 7 million 473 thousand 427 pesos, which served as an advance payment for the Lomas house.
And to cover the rest of the total amount, Barrales acquired a 30-year mortgage loan in 2015 with BBVA Bancomer for 4.9 million pesos and collected retirement insurance for one million 286 thousand 291 pesos.
The income amounted to 13 million 751 thousand 828 pesos, enough to cover the total amount of the house in Lomas de Chapultepec.
The President of the PRD has acquired five properties in the last 15 years (including the Lomas house).
–It should be noted that the most recent is an apartment in Miami, Florida worth 14 million 355 thousand pesos (approximately $800,000 USD).
–An apartment in the Benito Juárez delegation (downtown Mexico City), which she acquired in 2012 for 1.3 million pesos.
–A house in Cuernavaca, Morelos, that she acquired in 2011, for 2 million pesos
–And she also owns a lot she inherited in Jilotepec, with a value of 2 million pesos.