Second Chance Saturday: Week 84

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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. 

Be Considerate of Others 
By: Lou Ludwig 
"As I see it..." 

REALTOR® Safety - Be Careful Out There 2 
By: Mike Cooper 
"Here are a few pointers that might save your life and the life of others in a violent event." 

11 Ways To Maximize Your House Hunting When Relocating 
By: Jeff Dowler, CRS 
"If you are coming from a distance your home search in the new area will probably be limited, so make the most of this time by preparing appropriately." 

Monday Musings: The Advantages Of Being Compassionate Vs Judgmental 
By: Ron and Alexandra Seigel
"Being compassionate when interacting with others feels so much better than being judgmental and vengeful." 

Background Checks Don't Tell The Whole Story   
By: Robert Siciliano 
"The inaccuracy of background checks is only one of the issues associated with them. Another issue is that there is a big possibility that these commercial background checks could violate the Fair Housing Act because it might be seen as intentional discrimination."

13 Mistakes Homeowners Make That Decrease the Value of the House 
By: Fred Griffin 
This WAS Featured in 2016 but I thought it was worthty of revisiting for those who weren't around then or didn't see it. 

It Smells So So Good... Homemade, Gluten Free And With a Hint Of Fall 
By: Andrea Bedard 
"Any house is just a building with walls, windows, flooring, electrical, plumbing ... but add a few layers of personality, colors, sounds and smells..." 

Misrepresentation, A Rant By A Student 
By: Tyler Young 
One of the Utah students actually wrote a real blog.  Let's encourage him. 

The Power of Being Polite 
By: Michael Layton 
"After 20 years of real estate its' easy to get a bit jaded and think you have seen it all!"

Why You Need To Embrace Your Competition - Reason 2 of 5
By: Khash Saghafi 
"I love it when people say that they don’t want to give up their secrets. That is a complete joke." 

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

Have an amazing weekend!
 

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Carol Williams
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Thanks Hannah Williams .  Always appreciate you stopping by to check out the week's SCS selections.  Have a great weekend.

Sep 15, 2018 08:15 AM #16
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Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents
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Quite a few to read, like the safety blog by Mike and embracing your competition by Khash, which I wholeheartedly support. Thank you for putting all of this together.

Sep 15, 2018 09:24 AM #17
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Sheila Anderson
Referral Group Incorporated - East Brunswick, NJ
The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133

Good morning Carol. I always appreciate your highlighted posts which often fail the star test but are often better than those who get them.

Sep 15, 2018 09:40 AM #18
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Carol Williams
U.S.: I specialize in helping agents who have been in the business 2 years or less create a thriving business. - Wenatchee, WA
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Hi Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents ,
Yep... always lots of good stuff to read.  Hard to keep up, isn't it?

Sep 15, 2018 10:08 AM #19
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Carol Williams
U.S.: I specialize in helping agents who have been in the business 2 years or less create a thriving business. - Wenatchee, WA
"Customized Mentoring & Marketing Services"

Hi Sheila Anderson ,
I'm glad you enjoy the Second Chance Saturday series.  I enjoy putting it together.  There is always lots of great stuff to highlight. 

Sep 15, 2018 10:26 AM #20
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Carol,

Thank you for including us in the mix.  As always we appreciate it.  Wishing you a wonderful weekend.  A

Sep 15, 2018 11:31 AM #21
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
Solutions Real Estate - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad

Hi Carol

Thanks for a terrific reading list! And a big thank you for including me...what a nice surprise!

Have a wonderful weekend!

Jeff

Sep 15, 2018 01:03 PM #22
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Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR
Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.346.1799 - Austin, TX
Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate

Good afternoon Carol Williams,

So glad to see your list..I wouldn't miss your Second Chance Saturday series!  That you for a good assortment as I see I missed some posts. Off to do some reading and commenting.

Sep 15, 2018 02:09 PM #23
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Andrea Bedard
Thompson Company, REALTORS® - Silver Spring, MD
M.A.; REALTOR® Silver Spring, MD and beyond

Thank you very much for including my post Carol! I'll be sure to stop by the others. 

Sep 15, 2018 03:00 PM #24
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Myrl Jeffcoat
GreatWest Realty - Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent

Those all look like great blogs to feature this week, Carol.  Now, I'm off to read some of them.

Sep 15, 2018 05:01 PM #25
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Myrl Jeffcoat
GreatWest Realty - Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent

CONGRATULATIONS Carol, on having this blog FEATURED in the Old Farts Club group!  

Sep 15, 2018 05:02 PM #26
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Thanks for putting together another great list, Carol.

Sep 16, 2018 06:51 AM #27
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John Henry
John Henry Masterworks Design International, Inc. - Orlando, FL
Residential Architect, Custom Home Design

Nice to have a compendium of great ideas!  Thanks Carol!

Sep 16, 2018 08:12 AM #28
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods

WOW, another stellar list and I think I caught one of them - Andrea's! 

Thank you for putting this together again for us, Carol. I'm off to some good reading!

Happy Sunday!

Sep 16, 2018 09:44 AM #29
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Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty
Front Gate Real Estate - Brandon, MS
601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell

I've caught up and left responses for all the posts you highlighted. Thanks for putting the list together for us, Carol. They were really enjoyable.

Sep 16, 2018 02:19 PM #30
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Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Hi Carol- I see at least a handful of posts that I've not read.  Thank you for doing this each week!!!!And, thank you too for the link to my weekly post. 

Sep 16, 2018 06:02 PM #31
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Carol Williams
U.S.: I specialize in helping agents who have been in the business 2 years or less create a thriving business. - Wenatchee, WA
"Customized Mentoring & Marketing Services"

Hi Ron and Alexandra Seigel ,
You're very welcome.  Thank YOU.  Such an appropriate subject for some of the stuff that went on here in the Rain last week.  Happy Monday!

Sep 17, 2018 08:19 AM #32
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Carol Williams
U.S.: I specialize in helping agents who have been in the business 2 years or less create a thriving business. - Wenatchee, WA
"Customized Mentoring & Marketing Services"

Hi Jeff Dowler, CRS ,
You're very welcome.  Thank you for the great list of house-hunting tips when relocating!  Have a great week!

Sep 17, 2018 08:20 AM #33
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Beth Atalay
Cam Realty and Property Management - Clermont, FL
Cam Realty of Clermont FL

Hi Carol Williams, as always, a great collection of posts, I've missed many of them, thank you for sharing. 

Sep 17, 2018 01:23 PM #34
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Kevin Mackessy
Blue Olive Properties, LLC - Highlands Ranch, CO
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All these different list posts are great.  Easy to navigate and letting someone else do the dirty work of compiling the best posts that fly through our heavily populated website!

Sep 21, 2018 12:17 PM #35
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