Second Chance Saturday: Week 60

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"Sometimes you deserve a second chance, not because you weren't fabulous the first time but because the timing and circumstances weren't quite right. You just got overlooked."
-Carol Williams 


Does getting Featured here in The Rain sometimes feel like a roll of the dice? Not anymore.  I'm always open to member suggestions on posts that should be Featured but somehow got missed.  That's what Second Chance Saturday is all about.  Tag me in any posts you read that you'd like to see in the next edition of Second Chance Saturday. 

We Attract Success By Focusing In
the Moments   
By: Lou Ludwig 
"If we take care of the moments the years will take care of themselves."

Become The Agent of Choice. The Rest Follows 
By: Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can! 
"The biggest thing was: Prepare and then expect to be tested."

Do You Have a Value Proposition For Your Team 
By: Grant Schneider 
"There is a positive correlation between engaged employees and loyal customers."

Yet One More Reason That Agents Should Not Feed The Zillow Monster 
By: David Martin 
"Basically what Zillow is saying is that they can reject reviews for ANY reason at all including completely subjective ones." 

Who Are the People In Your AR Neighborhood 
By: Patricia Feager 
On February 25, 2018 (this year) Patricia started a series about the people on Active Rain, highlighting at least 3 members each time.   As of March 16th she has published 15 posts in this series.  Are you following along to learn more about your peers in The Rain? 

Negotiate Like A Pro: 7 Tips That Can Help Homesellers Close The Deal 
By: Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®  
"Sellers want the highest price for their home while the buyers want the best deal. In order for the deal to close, the two have to meet somewhere in the middle." 

What Your Email Address Tells About You 
By:  Praful Thakkar 
"Why should you have a vanity email address?" 

Working With International Buyers 
By: Lise Howe 
"Foreign buyers spent more than $100 billion on U.S. homes, and realty agents who dealt with international clients reported an increase of 7 percent from the previous year." 

Can I Get Seller/Buyer Leads Without Upfront Fees? 
By: Beth Atalay
"There are many ways to make your phone ring without signing a contract and paying thousands of dollars every month.  Let's get one thing straight though, marketing is not FREE."

Be sure to check out Kathy Streib's What I Learned This Week In The Rain. 

Have a great weekend!

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- Peter Drucker

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-Carol Williams

Retired: Real Estate Broker/Owner, Property Manager 
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Rainmaker
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Sharon Tara
Sharon Tara Transformations - Portsmouth, NH
New Hampshire Home Stager

I love that you do this each week Carol! Great choices!

Mar 17, 2018 06:30 PM #43
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Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Carol this is so out of character for me, I read almost every one of these posts:)Endre

Mar 17, 2018 07:40 PM #44
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Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
RE/MAX Northwest. - Tacoma, WA
Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & Market Authority!

Sometimes I think it’s just a matter of timing why these blog posts weren’t gold star chosen. Thank you Carol Williams 

Mar 17, 2018 08:25 PM #45
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Kat Palmiotti
406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker, Blackstone Realty Group - brokered by eXp Realty - Kalispell, MT
The House Kat

Thanks again for your continuing series. I missed several of these the first time around!

Mar 18, 2018 03:23 AM #46
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Sham Reddy CRS
H E R Realty, Dayton, OH - Dayton, OH
CRS

Negotiating for your client, whether its buyer or seller is find the weak points on the other side and charge!!!

Mar 18, 2018 04:50 AM #47
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Fred Griffin, on leave of absence from ActiveRain
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

     Patricia Feager's series is very enjoyable.  Let me go read the others.  Thank you!

Mar 18, 2018 01:29 PM #48
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Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Hi Carol- Thank you for continuing this series!  I read about half of them and will read the rest. 

Mar 18, 2018 03:17 PM #49
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Hannah Williams
Re/Max Eastern inc. - Philadelphia, PA
Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-953-8818

Hello Carol Williams  so glad to see another Feature  I am behind  in my readings but see you have some great choices as always

Mar 18, 2018 06:28 PM #50
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Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

Hi Sharon Tara ,
I'm glad you like the series.  I enjoy doing it and giving a little boost to those second chances.  I so appreciate all of those who send me nominations each week.

Mar 19, 2018 08:44 AM #51
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Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

Hi Endre Barath, Jr. 
Gold star for you this week! 

Mar 19, 2018 08:46 AM #52
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Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

Hi Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®,CRS, 
I totally agree.  As hard as we try, I'm sure we all miss many worthy posts. That's why I so appreciate the nominations I receive each week for the series and Kathy Streib's series, as well. 

Mar 19, 2018 08:48 AM #53
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Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

Hi Kat Palmiotti ,
Thank you being a loyal Second Chance Saturday reader.  I appreciate all members who send in suggestions each week.  Have a great week!

Mar 19, 2018 10:58 AM #54
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Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

Hi Sham Reddy ,
Happy Monday.  Have a great week.

Mar 19, 2018 10:59 AM #55
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Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

Hi Fred Griffin ,
Yes, Patricia is writing an excellent series.  So nice of her to do that.  Have a great week.

Mar 19, 2018 11:00 AM #56
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Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

Hi Kathy Streib ,
Happy Monday.  have a great week.

Mar 19, 2018 11:00 AM #57
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Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

Hi Hannah Williams ,
Hope you enjoyed last week's selections.  Welcome to another week!

Mar 19, 2018 11:02 AM #58
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Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®
RE/MAX Realty Center - Waukesha, WI
Giving Back With Each Home Sold!

Thank you sooo much for the feature!  So appreciative!

Mar 20, 2018 06:46 AM #59
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Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

Hi Kristin Johnston - REALTOR® 
Thank YOU for the excellent post on preparing the sellers for the process.  Have a great week.

Mar 20, 2018 07:08 AM #60
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Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi
NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656 - New Lenox, IL
708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience

Excellent choices here .. Many of which I had missed, Carol .. So as always, thank you for sharing your finds with me ...
Gene

Mar 20, 2018 05:54 PM #61
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John Wiley
Right Move Real Estate Group- EXP Realty - Fort Myers, FL
Lee County, FL, ECO Broker, GRI, SRES,GREEN,PSA

Carol Williams you provide such a valuable service to the members with your list of posts. Many I have missed, but I gain valuable insights from getting a Second Chance to read.

Thanks

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