Second Second Chance Saturday: Week 244

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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 

Our Lives Are Shaped By Our Habits 
By: Lou Ludwig
"As I see it..." 

What To Know About Waiving An Appraisal 
By: Bill Gassett 
"Hopefully, you now have a better handle on how appraisal waivers work." 

How To Rock a Bridge Loan 
By: Rob Spinosa 
"If you've been lamenting how tough it is to get your offer to buy a home accepted these days, think about how much more difficult it is for those who must buy a new home BEFORE selling their existing one."  

Don't Be Scammed When Changing Your Address  
By: Joan Cox 
"BE SURE you are on the Official United State Postal Service site before you enter a credit card."    

Thank You Thursday Celebrated on Thankful Thursday 
By: Kathy Streib 
"So, who have you said Thank you to today and what are you grateful for at this moment?"  

Double Feature:
What Does ActiveRain Mean To You? April 2022 Challenge   
If you haven't already entered, this is the last week to get your Challenge post done.

Outside Feature:
The Meteoric Rise of Social Media Advertising  
By: Statista.com   

Don't miss these upcoming Zoom meetings
 
 


April 26th - CSI Certification Part II   (1 - 4 pm Eastern)
Robert Siciliano  (By Registration Only. Click here)

May 3rd - Empty Your Inbox In 15 Minutes or Less
Greg Vetter 

May 10th - Reverse Mortgages
Caroline Gerardo 

May 17th- AR Update and Future Plans for Inviting New Members 
Ben Kinney 

May 24th - HUD Manufactured Housing Is On The Rise. But Buyer Beware!
John DL Arendsen (and his wife Janis)

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Here is the ongoing link to each Zoom meeting
11:00 a.m.    Pacific (Remember Arizona is same as Pacific time now)
12:00 p.m.    Mountain
  1:00 p.m.    Central
  2:00 p.m.    Eastern

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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   

Hannah Williams - Philadelphia Steals and Deals (Published each Friday)

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Comments (41)

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 Brian England
We are finally getting the beautiful Spring weather we've been hoping for! 

Apr 24, 2022 04:40 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 Kat Palmiotti 
That Social Media chart is interesting. Did you notice how Social Media came out of nowhere and went charging upward?

Apr 24, 2022 04:41 AM
Kat Palmiotti

Yes, Carol Williams - and I bet there will be something else that does the same at some point!

Apr 24, 2022 04:44 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 Joan Cox 
If I thought it would do any good, I'd spend my life finding and punishing scammers. All we can do, though, is warn people against it.

Apr 24, 2022 04:42 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 Will Hamm 
We are finally getting some amazing Spring weather. I've only played golf a couple times this year so far. I need more course time to get my groove back. 😊

Apr 24, 2022 04:43 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 Anna Banana Kruchten CRS, Phoenix Broker 
Thanks for the Feature in The Tude. I've been enjoying the amazing Spring weather we are finally getting!

Apr 24, 2022 04:45 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 Jeff Dowler, CRS 
Thanks for stopping in to check out this week's selections. I hope you found a gem or two in there. 😊

Apr 24, 2022 04:46 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 Myrl Jeffcoat 
Thanks for the Feature in the Old Fart's Club.  Hope you're having a great weekend.

Apr 24, 2022 04:47 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 Nina Hollander, Broker 
It sounds like we're back on the same track. 😊
Hope you're having a nice weekend.

Apr 24, 2022 04:47 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 Ed Silva 
I'll have to work harder next week to find some hidden gems for you. 😊

Apr 24, 2022 04:48 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 
You're welcome. We can never be too Thankful or say Thank You enough, can we?

Apr 24, 2022 04:49 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 George Souto 
Thanks! I've noticed Saturday rolls around pretty quickly since I've been doing the series.  😗

Apr 24, 2022 04:51 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 Dorie Dillard Austin TX 
I can always count on you to check in on the week's selections. Thank you!
I hope you're having a nice weekend.

Apr 24, 2022 04:52 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 sista Hannah Williams 
I need to get over and see what your Deals of the week are. 
I hope you're enjoying your weekend.

Apr 24, 2022 04:53 AM
Carla Freund
Keller Williams Preferred Realty - Raleigh, NC
Carolina Life RealEstate & Relocation 919-602-8489

Thanks Carol! I found the Rise of Social Media counter to be very interesting. Not surprising!

Apr 24, 2022 06:27 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 Carla Freund 
I found that fascinating too! 

Apr 24, 2022 07:57 AM
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Thank you very much, Carol, for sharing your suggestions.

Have a great Sunday and an outstanding week.

Apr 24, 2022 08:57 AM
Deanna Casalino
Realty World J. Pavich R.E. - Estero, FL
Fort Myers Florida Homes,

Nice selection of articles! Thanks for sharing

Apr 24, 2022 10:53 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!

I’m always assured that you will find many nuggets of thought and opinions to share with us. Happy Monday Carol

Apr 25, 2022 01:11 PM
Rocky Dickerson
Realty One Group - Las Vegas, NV
Superior Service!

Great list of posts once again. Thank you for sharing your picks

Apr 25, 2022 01:28 PM
Sharon Tara
Sharon Tara Transformations - Portsmouth, NH
Retired New Hampshire Home Stager

Great choices! Never a shortage of information in the Rain.

Apr 27, 2022 09:32 AM