Second Chance Saturday: Week 23

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Another week has flown by and here is another batch of excellent posts deserving a little extra attention. Thanks to those of you who sent in recommendations. Enjoy this week's selections from your ActiveRain peers.  

How To Get Your Offer REJECTED By The Seller!  
By Fred Griffin  
"Are you setting yourself up to get your offer REJECTED?"

Everything You Wanted To Know About A Real Estate And Condo Auction  
By: Jennifer Mackay    
"In preparation for an upcoming Condominium Auction, I am pleased to provide the following Real estate auction FAQ..." 

Upgrading Your Kitchen: For First Time Homebuyers  
By:  Terry Records  
"When you’re buying your first home, imagining the possibilities can be a great part of the process."
Quick Fix Photo Editing  
By:  Dick Greenberg  
"One of the common problems we often see with listing photos is that they seem a bit washed out or hazy.  And one of the coolest tools I've found to deal easily with that is..."  

Let Them Know They Matter  
By:  Annette Lawrence    
A heartfelt story with a great lesson:  "This is not a story about me.  It is a story about the outcome of teaching resilience."   

The Best Way To DeClutter Your Home Is To Move  
By:  Beth Atalay    
"My advice to all homeowners is to declutter at least every three months so it's easier when you do decide to sell your home."

Kitchen Flooring -  Which Types Are Best?  
By: Debbie Gartner  
"The kitchen is the heart of the home, and for many families, it's the one room that you spend the most time in and gets the most foot traffic. So what is the best floor for a kitchen?"  

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Debbie Gartner
The Flooring Girl - White Plains, NY
The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers

Oh cool.  Thx for including me. There are several in here I missed, so I'm off to read them.

Jun 17, 2017 10:03 AM #12
Jeff Dowler, CRS
Solutions Real Estate - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad

Hi Carol

Slow on the reading this past week so thank you for some new posts to add to my list.


Jun 17, 2017 10:36 AM #13
Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

Good choices about the importance of kitchens. That for me is the most important room of the house for remodeling.

Jun 17, 2017 01:45 PM #14
Debe Maxwell, CRS | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods

Oh my goodness, another spectacular list, Carol!  We SO appreciate you doing this each week!

Have a wonderful weekend!

Jun 17, 2017 08:21 PM #15
Debbie Reynolds
Platinum Properties - Clarksville, TN
Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent

Super choices this week and some I missed. Now I have soem extra reading to do.

Jun 17, 2017 08:24 PM #16
Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Carol Williams - the kitchen is important and so is decluttering!

Thanks for  'Second Chance' to these posts...

Jun 17, 2017 11:16 PM #17
Laura Cerrano
Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island - Locust Valley, NY
Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher

I love the second chance Saturday concept in general and this isn't an exception to anything! Nice work!

Jun 17, 2017 11:42 PM #18
Laura Cerrano
Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island - Locust Valley, NY
Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher

Praful Thakkar I know what you mean I completely understand the value of decluttering homes, specially in the line of work that I have! :)

Jun 17, 2017 11:46 PM #19
Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty - Scottsdale, AZ
Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ

Carol Williams 

This weekly series should be "mandatory" reading for all Active Rainers - helping you spread the word!

Right on target - and - re-blog!

Jun 18, 2017 05:30 AM #20
Lottie Kendall
Today | Sotheby's International Realty - San Carlos, CA
Serving San Francisco and the Silicon Valley

Good morning, Carol. I've been away from the Rain due to vacations, crazy busy work, etc., so enjoyed reading each and every one of your picks. Thanks for steering us to some valuable reading.

Jun 18, 2017 06:16 AM #21
Michael Jacobs
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena Area Real Estate 818.516.4393

Hi Carol -- with limited time, your post is a good place to find some particularly good posts all in one spot.  

Jun 18, 2017 07:17 AM #22
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy


You shared some wonderful choices with us.  I have read many of these.  Have a great Sunday.  A

Jun 18, 2017 09:08 AM #23
Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

Second Chance.

Wow! A real life modeling of letting others know they matter.

And I know there are seven who understand how much Carol matters on Active Rain, and love a little special attention. That what it is, special attention from you to tell others, in a big way, they matter.



Jun 18, 2017 09:35 AM #24
Beth Atalay
Cam Realty and Property Management - Clermont, FL
Cam Realty of Clermont FL

Hi Carol Williams, thank you for including one of my posts in this week's second chance, I appreciate it. I missed a few, no excuses now thanks to you.

Jun 18, 2017 01:15 PM #25
Richard Bazinet /MBA, CRS, ABR
AZuRE Team - Realty ONE Group - Scottsdale, AZ
Phoenix Scottsdale. Sellers, Buyers & Relocations

Thank you Carol for the executive summary. I miss so many, even from my favorite people. That's a great help.

Jun 18, 2017 02:15 PM #26
Melissa Spittel
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Westminster, MD
"Achieving Results Together "

Thanks for sharing some of the posts that I missed. So many great articles each and every week. It's hard to catch them all.

Jun 19, 2017 06:35 PM #28
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams fox cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Thanks for seeking these gems out Carol, I look forward to reading all of them.


Jun 19, 2017 07:15 PM #29
Sharon Tara
Sharon Tara Transformations - Portsmouth, NH
New Hampshire Home Stager

Excellent choices. I had only seen one of these!

Jun 20, 2017 05:51 AM #30
John Wiley
Right Move Real Estate Group- EXP Realty - Fort Myers, FL
Lee County, FL Real Estate GRI, SRES,GREEN,PSA

Carol, thank you for helping others get some well deserved attention.

You are very wise in each of your selection.


Jun 20, 2017 12:46 PM #31
Terry Records
Records Results!Real Estate - Fort Myers, FL

Thanks for sharing my post Carol! Really appreciated it.

Jun 25, 2017 07:19 AM #32
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