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By Pablo Gonzalez
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Pablo's Homes News When Less Is More    The Battle of Gettysburg, July 1 to 3, 1863, is considered one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War.  In November 1863 a cemetery was dedicated at Gettysburg, and the highlight of the ceremony was speaker Edward Everett, who spoke for two hours.  His ...

By Pablo Gonzalez
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When building or buying a home, it helps to decide just exactly what you NEED and what you WANT.  Once you have a price in mind, THEN start looking.  If you do it the other way around, you'll fall in love with a home that you can't afford and none in your price range will ever measure up to it.  ...

By Pablo Gonzalez
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Buying a home must up there with public speaking and the remake of The Exorcist for frightful experiences, but many of us will buy a home, speak publicly and watch that movie again and again in our lifetimes.  By giving you a few of the "behind-the-scenes" secrets, we hope to help you deal with t...
Most people think when you get a mortgage you're stuck with it for 30 years.  What they don't realize is that using a couple of easy and painless ways to make some extra principal payments can cut years off the life of your mortgage and save thousands of dollars in needless interest costs.  Here ...

By Pablo Gonzalez
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Many people are involved in the home buying process.  These professionals have based their careers on helping you find and purchase the home of your dreams.  But do you really know just what they do for you?  Real Estate Consultant   The first person you'll probably become involved with when you ...

By Pablo Gonzalez
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We've all heard the horror stories about movers who didn't deliver (literally) what they'd promised, or the priceless vase from Great Aunt Edna that got broken in a move.  Here are seven things to help you find the best mover that you can.   Identify only licensed, insured, and bonded moving comp...
You've found your dream home, so you'll make an acceptable offer and live happily ever after...unless another buyer beats you to the punch! In a competitive marketplace, this can not only happen, but can potentially have a far greater impact than any negotiating gambit the seller would hurl your ...
When you get a mortgage, there are three important terms for you to remember. Interest Rates Points APR I've combined these three terms here because they're related, and you'll understand them better if I explain them together.   Interest Rate:  "Interest Rates" are the price that Lenders charge ...

By Pablo Gonzalez
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Lenders approve loans based on their impression of your ability and INTENT to pay it back.  To figure this out, they look at five things:  creditworthiness, income, job longevity, job stability, and future income prospects.  We'll tell you how to make sure you look good in each of these things, s...

By Pablo Gonzalez
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Here's a quick note to let you know how I can help you or anyone you might refer to me.              Aaron and Fallon wanted to buy a new hybrid car.  They knew it was environment friendly (with an engine running on both gasoline and electricity), and with the rising cost of fuel, they'd save mon...

By Pablo Gonzalez
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Every day of the year, but especially as the holidays approach, designating a driver as part of planning an event where people will consume alcohol is the responsible thing to do.  A designated driver (DD) is someone who:   Agrees to drink non-alcoholic beverages only. Takes care of other members...

By Pablo Gonzalez
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No, actually, it's more important.   In her article "Twenty-Five Top Tips for Tip-Top Communication," personal coach Grace Judson (www.svahaconcepts.com) offers a variety of communication tips you can try out at home and at work:   •·         How you talk about yourself dictates how others will c...

By Pablo Gonzalez
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Did you know that July is the month during which one of the most famous battles of the Civil War took place - the Battle of Gettysburg?  Here's a story about Gettysburg and the importance of victories, both large and small:  When he found himself near Gettysburg on business, he decided to take a ...

By Pablo Gonzalez
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When you're looking for a home, ask yourself these six questions to ensure that it meets your basic needs.  1.  Is it within the right distance to work, church, family, and friends?   One of the first things a real estate consultant will ask you is about location.  Think about where you like to s...

By Pablo Gonzalez
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Cracks, bulges, stains, odors, squeaks, and tilting are easy to spot and can mean a little or a lot of trouble in any home.   The first sign of trouble that you should look for is in the foundation.  You can do this by looking around the outside of the home.  If you can see cracks, bulges, mold, ...

By Pablo Gonzalez
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When an individual's income starts growing and they manage to set aside some savings, they commonly experience what may be considered an innate instinct of modern civilized mankind.   The desire to spend money.  Since North Americans have a special love affair with the automobile, this becomes a ...

By Pablo Gonzalez
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1.  Decide to buy a home.  That sounds reasonable, doesn't it?  Yet, so many of us are really "just looking" rather than seriously considering changing the location of our home.  Why is it that you want to find a new home?  Has your lifestyle changed enough to warrant this type of investment?  Un...

By Pablo Gonzalez
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The stock answer given to this question is - if you rent and have cash for a down payment, you can purchase a home.  But what if you don't rent?  Then, here's the simplified version of what a mortgage broker would do with you.  Step One:  Annual salary ÷ 12  What is your gross monthly income from...
In reality, there are only five things you need to know and do to make your home buying experience as simple as possible.  1.  Get pre-approved for your loan.   If possible, get "pre-approved" for a loan in the amount you're willing to borrow.  With this pre-approval, you're in a stronger positio...

By Sue Margiotta
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Cathedral City Foreclosures for the month of March, 2008 Riverside County Courthouse: no bids 3/5/2008   67250 Ovante Road   CATHEDRAL CITY 3/5/2008   69803 POMEGRANATE LN   CATHEDRAL CITY 3/5/2008   68799 Hermosillo Road   CATHEDRAL CITY 3/6/2008   38650 Bel Air Drive   CATHEDRAL CITY 3/7/2008  ...

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