Second Chance Saturday: Week 70

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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.  Giving deserving posts more exposure is what Second Chance Saturday is all about.  Be sure to tag me in the comment section of any post and watch for it in the next edition of Second Chance Saturday.

Take The Path Of Integrity 
By: Lou Ludwig 
"Wisdom is knowing the right path to take...  Integrity is taking it." 

The Race To The Bottom 
By: Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor, ePRO, CRS, RCS-D 
"When will we hold NAR's feet (and the trickle down) to the fire to spend our money to DEFEND our careers that pay for their salaries and budget?"

How To Get Out Of A Timeshare. Don't Let The Resorts Fool You Again 
By: Dennis Dahlberg
"The industry makes it a bit of a hassle to get rid of timeshare, and so many people often feel like they are stuck with it whether they are using it or not."

When The Phone Rings Close For An Appointment Not The Sale 
By: Barbara Todaro 
"Too often the agent will be so enthused about the phone ringing that the agent loses focus on what the next step should be." 

When The Appraisal Comes In Short 
By: Khash Saghafi
"In times when home prices are rising quickly, multiple offers are coming in on a listed property and buyers are having to offer above asking price, it is important to keep in mind the 4 choices which are available to a homebuyer who is obtaining financing:"

The Big Break-Up... Or Wishful Thinking?  
By: Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA 
"Sometime in 2006-2007, a successful technology team decided that real estate was the next obvious target to take on..."

Monday Musings: Wisdom Abounds In The Most Unexpected Places
By: Ron and Alexandra Seigel  
"Alan Watts wrote: The future is a concept, it doesn't exist. There is no such thing as tomorrow. There never will be, because time is always now."
$811 = The Ultimate Listing Opportunity 
By: PropertyMinder (AccelerAgent) 
Need an excuse to contact property owners?  Check this out.  

It's All About Giving 
By: Jeff Perlis Prime Properties 
"How does it feel when you give?" 

My Gorilla Adventure 
By: Sheila Anderson 
"Few humans ever make this journey and fewer are successful." 

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

Have a great weekend!

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-Carol Williams

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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy


What wonderfu choices and thank you for including us in the mix.  We appreciate it.  A

May 26, 2018 01:03 PM #10
Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD
ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors - Camas, WA
REALTORS® in Clark County, WA

I'm up to date! Thanks again Carol - you are appreciated. D 

May 26, 2018 02:43 PM #11
Jeff Dowler, CRS
Solutions Real Estate - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Hi Carol

Wow, another terrific selection of posts to read. I only say a couple, including Sheila's just a couple of minutes ago.

Enjoy your weekend!


May 26, 2018 02:44 PM #12
Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes

Good evening Carol - this is another awesome list and I am really happen that I have read many of them already.

May 26, 2018 06:05 PM #13
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Carol I missed some of these post will have to check them out later today, Endre 

May 27, 2018 12:56 PM #14
Sham Reddy CRS
H E R Realty, Dayton, OH - Dayton, OH

Thanks for your thoughts on second chances!!!

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  

May 28, 2018 08:33 AM #15
Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents

It is always nice to get a second chance Carol Williams and nice to see blogs i would have missed. 

May 28, 2018 09:12 AM #16
Fred Griffin presently on Leave of Absence
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

  Hi, Carol.  These are excellent choices, as always.  Thank you!

May 28, 2018 03:54 PM #17
Laura Cerrano
Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island - Locust Valley, NY
Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher

I can’t believe it’s already week 70! That really flew by fast! I have more homework to speak to read lol.

May 28, 2018 11:57 PM #18
Laura Cerrano
Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island - Locust Valley, NY
Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher

Fred Griffin These really are some of the best I’ve seen in about three months on here!

May 28, 2018 11:58 PM #19
John Wiley
Right Move Real Estate Group- EXP Realty - Fort Myers, FL
Lee County, FL, ECO Broker, GRI, SRES,GREEN,PSA

What a great list you selected to share.

Great value added in these posts.


May 29, 2018 06:36 AM #20
Beth Atalay
Cam Realty and Property Management - Clermont, FL
Cam Realty of Clermont FL

 Good morning Carol Williams, you've selected great posts, I missed most of them when they were posted. Thank you for sharing!

May 29, 2018 07:50 AM #21
Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty
Front Gate Real Estate - Brandon, MS
601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell

I've enjoyed this weeks issue of Second Chances. Thanks for sharing them with us, Carol. You picked some winners!

May 29, 2018 08:04 AM #22
PropertyMinder (AccelerAgent)
PropertyMinder, Inc. - San Jose, CA
Modern Tools for the Modern Agent

Thank you so much for featuring my post on Second Chance Saturday, Carol Williams - it is truly and consistently an honor and privilege to get this recognition from a respected, extremely talented, gracious, and insightful member (that's YOU ). Thanks, again!!  - Tim

May 29, 2018 11:18 AM #24
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team

Hi Carol Williams wow...I'm a day late and a dollar short on this one....was away all day Saturday and tried to do catch up.... 

thank you so much for including me in your Saturday second chance post.... I appreciate that.... so sorry I'm late here.... 

May 29, 2018 12:45 PM #25
Hannah Williams
Re/Max Eastern inc. - Philadelphia, PA
Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-953-8818

I am late again sister Carol Williams  took the weekend off . All the green pollen left my head spinning

May 29, 2018 01:08 PM #26
Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor, ePRO, CRS, RCS-D
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

Thank you Carol Williams for including my post. 

May 29, 2018 05:12 PM #27
Jan Green
Value Added Service, 602-620-2699 - Scottsdale, AZ
HomeSmart Elite Group, REALTOR®, EcoBroker, GREEN

Read them all!  Thank you for sharing such wonderful posts. I always look forward to seeing which ones you've featured.

May 30, 2018 03:35 PM #28
Sheila Anderson
Referral Group Incorporated - East Brunswick, NJ
The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133

Thank you Carol for featuring my Gorilla Adventure. I appreciate it.

May 30, 2018 03:46 PM #29
Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

Thanks for sharing, I am getting back to reading here so a bit of food for thought it helpful.

Jun 02, 2018 12:06 PM #31
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