Second Chance Saturday: Week 215

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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.  As you read blog posts during the week, be sure to TAG ME in the comment section of any post you wish to nominate as Feature-worthy.  Then watch for it in the next edition of Second Chance Saturday. 

Little Things Determine Your Happiness
By: Lou Ludwig
"As I see it..." 

3 Seller Precautions When Buyers Try To Sweeten the Deal
By: Jeff Masich-Scottsdale AZ Associate Broker,MBA,GRI 
"Curious about what dangers might be lurking amid all these cutthroat buyers battling to outbid one another for your house?" 

5 Ways To Stay Top of Mind With Past Clients
By: Diane Hartley 
"W
ith technology making it easier than ever to attract new leads, strengthening the relationships with existing clients is the best thing you can do to simplify your business and tap into a high-quality source of referrals.

Two Ways Your Agent Bio Helps You Attract Prospects
By: Marte Cliff 

"Whether you call it a bio or a profile, your real estate bio can help you attract prospects in two ways."

Embrace Your Own Delicious Ambiguity
By: Gary Woltal 
"Watch for this haziness, this lack of clarity SOMETIMES, in you own path, and KNOW that it is normal." 

3 Hot Topics In the Housing Market Right now
By: Joseph D. Federico 
"New technology, remote work, housing supply, and home affordability are key factors in the housing market right now for both buyers and sellers." 

How To Add a Video Background To Your WordPress Real Estate Website 
By: Realtyna Inc 
"Video backgrounds on real estate websites are a popular web design trend that actually work really well." 

Sacramento and Its Olympic Swimming History 
By: Myrl Jeffcoat 
"While the Tokyo Olympic Games are currently going on, I'd like to take this opportunity to honor a historic Sacramento person, who helped catapult our area into the limelight of Olympic Swimming for three decades."


Double Feature:
ActiveRain Zoom Meeting - Thank You, Wanda 
By: Kathy Streib 

"Wanda explained that her past clients were like gold to her. And if you’ve read any of her posts, you’ll understand how she nurtures them just like she does the flowers and plants in her garden."


Outside Feature:
Is Ghost Electricity Haunting Your Electric Bill?
Published at: RevoluSun
"The frightening truth is that phantom power makes up  approximately 20% of all residential energy consumption."


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Don't miss this upcoming Zoom meeting 
 
August 3 - Brian England (Vacasa)

August 10 - Jim Paulson (Eviction Moratoriums, Forbearance and Foreclosures Across the U.S.)

August 17th - Bob Crane (Forestry Myths) 

August 24th - Ben Kinney (Update on AR)

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Here is the ongoing link to each Zoom meeting
Arizona... You are the same as Pacific time until Nov. 7th
11:00 a.m.    Pacific
12:00 p.m.    Mountain
  1:00 p.m.    Central
  2:00 p.m.    Eastern time 

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Be sure not to miss these ActiveRain weekly series:


Kathy Streib's Posts Just For You - This Week at ActiveRain.
  (Published every Sunday) 

Bill Spears Ask An Ambassador (Published every Tuesday)

Debb Janes' YouTube Thursdays   

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Comments (38)

Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Hi Carol- I do see some posts that I need to check out!! And thank you for including my post as well. 

Jul 31, 2021 10:07 AM
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Good morning Carol,

We just got back from breakfast and good conversations.  There are quite a few I have not read.  Happy Saturday.  A

Jul 31, 2021 10:08 AM
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 
Thanks for stopping by to check out this week's SCS selections. I'll be looking for your weekly list tomorrow!  Have a great weekend.

Jul 31, 2021 10:20 AM
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

Happy Saturday Ron and Alexandra Seigel 
I love your tradition of going out to Saturday breakfast. I miss doing that with my husband.

Jul 31, 2021 10:22 AM
Rocky Dickerson
Realty One Group - Las Vegas, NV
Superior Service!

Good morning Carol and thank you as always for going to the effort of compiling this great list of posts.

Jul 31, 2021 10:23 AM
Anna Banana Kruchten CRS, CRB, Phoenix Broker
HomeSmart Real Estate BR030809000 - Phoenix, AZ
602-380-4886

Hi Carol looks like I missed most of your pics!  I did read Myrl Jeffcoat post and found it facinating history of swimming.  The Ghost electric thing?  I have no idea what that is about but I'm about to learn.

Jul 31, 2021 10:39 AM
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Thank you very much, Carol, for sharing your suggestions. I have some reading to do.

Jul 31, 2021 10:40 AM
Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!
Red Rock Real Estate - St. George, UT
So Utah Residential, Referral & Relocation REALTOR

What a wonderful selection of posts for this week Caro. Was honored to be mentioned and featured in Kathy's weekly series!

Jul 31, 2021 12:13 PM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Great reading list, Carol, and nice variety. Looking forward to some reading later today!

Enjoy your weekend!

Jeff

Jul 31, 2021 12:56 PM
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Hi Carol, Thank you for sharing these great Second Chance reads.  It seems like no matter how hard you try, you still miss some good ones. 

Jul 31, 2021 01:43 PM
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

You're welcome, Rocky Dickerson 
Thank YOU for all your work this month on the fun Challenge.

Jul 31, 2021 02:09 PM
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

Hey Anna Banana Kruchten CRS, CRB, Phoenix Broker 
Do you now know what Ghost Electricity useage is? 😀

Jul 31, 2021 02:10 PM
Anna Banana Kruchten CRS, CRB, Phoenix Broker

I do now!

Jul 31, 2021 04:29 PM
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 Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can! 
Feeling sorry for those who didn't attend your presentation. 🙂

Jul 31, 2021 02:11 PM
Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!

😘

Jul 31, 2021 02:47 PM
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 Jeff Dowler, CRS 
We'll be here whenever you have time to catch up.  😀

Jul 31, 2021 02:12 PM
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 Bob Crane
It's impossible to catch them all during the week. I'm always amazed at how many Kathy Streib features that I didn't see during the week.

Jul 31, 2021 02:13 PM
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Carrol you keep us on our toes with your second chance picks.

Jul 31, 2021 04:40 PM
Myrl Jeffcoat
GreatWest Realty - Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent

I always look forward to your Second Chance Saturday list, Carol.  I hope you are enjoying the weekend.

Jul 31, 2021 06:55 PM
Myrl Jeffcoat
GreatWest Realty - Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent

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

Jul 31, 2021 06:56 PM
Ed Silva
Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 - Waterbury, CT
Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally

You had some excellent help this week with selections.  Thanks for your efforts

Aug 01, 2021 05:26 PM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!

There is so much good stuff to read this week I am excited over the prospects. Thank you for sharing Carol Williams 

Aug 02, 2021 12:45 PM