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Growing chili cook-off benefits charities

(The judges taste one of 19 different chili samples Saturday during the fifth annual Aldina Real Estate Charity Chili Cook-off. Photo by Erik Chalhoub/Register-Pajaronian) WATSONVILLE — Now in its fifth year, the Aldina Real Estate Charity Chili Cook-off had its largest turnout yet Saturday, with 19 teams competing for the best chili. The first, second […]

Understanding the closing cost

By SERGIO ANGELES | It’s been a year of eating Top Ramen, watching only Netflix and avoiding all social interaction but you sacrificed, you laughed, you cried and now you have your minimum down payment ready for your new home. You walk into your local mortgage office (keep it local!) with that smirk on your […]

Ask A Broker

How can I fix my credit? By: Sergio Angeles | Prime Home Loans | Broker/Owner So this “ask a broker” thing has gotten off to a good start, thank you! The winner was able to see the Warriors beat the Spurs and watched in horror as our superstar and savior Steph Curry got hurt, we […]

Mortgage professionals, gatekeepers of the real estate market -Part 1

By SERGIO ANGELES- What came first, the chicken or the egg? How about “when I want to buy a home, who do I see first, the realtor or the loan officer?  These are deep philosophical questions that require an astute examination of perception versus reality. The perception for years has been to walk into a […]

The value of sitting down with a mortgage professional -Part 2

By SERGIO ANGELES Let’s pick up where we left off at the end of last month’s article shall we? My realtor friends, who are absolute pros, loved it! Some other realtors, not so much; in an effort to turn the other side into really believing the value of sitting down with a mortgage professional first, […]

Sadia Place installs ‘Little Free Library’

Sadia Place neighbors and City Councilwoman Trina Coffman-Gomez celebrated the installation of a “Little Free Library” on Wednesday. A Little Free Library encourages people to take a book to read while replacing it with another to create a constantly-changing selection of books.

4th Annual Charity Chili Cook-Off, brought to you by Aldina Real Estate, a huge success!

 by: ERIK CHALHOUB Aldina Real Estate’s fourth annual Business Expo Charity Chili Cook-Off Contest was held last Saturday August 26, 2017. Businesses competed to impress a panel of judges for the best chili, who then donated their winnings to a charity of their choice. First place received $1,000, second place $750 and third place $500. […]

National Night Out in Watsonville

Watsonville residents meet neighbors, law enforcement Staff report Register-Pajaronian Sadia Place was hosting its first-ever National Night Out event, featuring a basketball tournament with a grand prize of four tickets to a San Francisco 49ers game courtesy of the Farhat family. “Bringing neighbors together is what creates a great community,” Raeid Farhat said. “Events like […]

4th Annual Charity Chili Cook-Off

August 26, 2017 1-4pm | 713 East Lake Ave. Watsonville Things are heating up for our 4th Annual Business Expo Charity Chili Cook-Off Contest! Sign up to be a chef or bring your family and friends for live music by The Ville, chili tasting, face painting and a photo booth. And it’s all FREE! 1st […]

What is a Triple Net (NNN) Lease Property?

Brought to you by John Skinner Your Triple Net Properties Specialist In United States real estate business, “net lease” is a term used for an arrangement in which the tenant or lessee is responsible for paying, in addition to base rent, some or all of the expenses related to real-estate ownership. These expenses, often called […]