Second Second Chance Saturday: Week 245

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Education & Training with Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals.

"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 

Your Long Term Goals Will Keep You Focused 
By: Lou Ludwig 
"As I see it..." 

...where smiles have been!
By: Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS 
"Wrinkles should merely indicate..." 

Happy National Pet Parents Day  
By: Nina Hollander, Broker 
" I believe that the bond between pet and parent is unlike any other." 

The Ayes Have It 
By: Leanne Smith 
"The word Aye or in contemporary times Yes has a powerful emotional impact when used correctly within the sales process." 

But What ABout the Bubble!?
By: John Meussner 
"Everyone with half a brain agrees that ~20% home appreciation is not sustainable for the long term, and many forecasts have increased appreciation to slow down, but with supply-demand in play, there is little risk of actual depreciation. " 

Thinking Big, Thinking Small 
By: Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543 
"What examples of thinking big and thinking small have you encountered?" 

What To Do If You Are Changing Jobs During a Loan Process 
By: Brett Sampson 
"Here are a few things to keep in mind if you or someone you know is about to change jobs and apply for a mortgage…" 

How to Win FSBO Listings 
By: Virtuance Real Estate Marketing 
"Housing inventory remains low, enticing some sellers to list their homes without hiring a real estate agent."    

Double Feature:
Zoom Call of 4.19.22 Charra Hammett SEO Recipe For a Successful Blog Post 
By: Ed Silva 
"It was a highly informative call and she covered so much more than this writer could capture."
(If you're missing these Zoom meetings, you're missing out on a lot!)

Outside Feature:
Ship Jam Supply Chain Trouble   
Published at: Statista.com
"China’s tough new lockdown measures have led to a major backlog of cargo and container ships in front of Shanghai's port. With employees unable to go to work, the world’s largest container port is having to manage with significantly fewer staff. Our chart shows the scale of the problem, using a map of the area on April 28, as provided by FleetMon, an online tracking portal for ships."  

Don't miss these upcoming Zoom meetings
 
 


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 (22)

Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes

Good morning Carol - this is an other excellent recap of blogs that help us.  Sometimes I miss the good ones.

Apr 30, 2022 03:35 AM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Good morning Carol. Off to a fast start this morning with your first two suggestions before I fell completely apart. Just another Saturday! Thanks for your post. Enjoy your day and hit them straight.

Apr 30, 2022 05:05 AM
Kat Palmiotti
406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker/REALTOR® - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

Thank you again for your post, #245! I did find a few posts I missed but am now caught up. I enjoyed the outside data sources as well and have bookmarked it for future use.

Thanks!

Apr 30, 2022 05:43 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

An excellent list this morning, Carol... and I'd already managed to read a number of these posts. In fact, I even wrote one of them! :)  Thanks so much for including me in this terrific list. Happy Saturday.

Apr 30, 2022 05:50 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

Good morning Myrl Jeffcoat 
Thank you for stopping by to check out this week's selections. Do you have any adventures planned for this post-birthday weekend?

Apr 30, 2022 06:16 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

Good morning, Grant Schneider 
Can you believe it's Saturday again already? Thanks for checking in on this week's selections.  Enjoy your weekend.

Apr 30, 2022 06:22 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

Good morning Wayne Martin 
It was a trick to get you warmed up!  LOL   Have a great weekend!

Apr 30, 2022 06:23 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 
I have found that Statista site fascinating. It's full of interesting stuff. I subscribe on the single account version but the corporate account (very expensive) has even more info that I don't have access to.

Apr 30, 2022 06:25 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

Good morning, Nina Hollander, Broker 
Any fun plans on your agenda for the weekend? Thanks, as always, for starting your Saturday checking in on the week's selections.

Apr 30, 2022 06:30 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker

Carol Williams hi Carol... nothing major on my agenda this weekend except work! :(

Apr 30, 2022 06:35 AM
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

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

Have an outstanding weekend.

Apr 30, 2022 08:02 AM
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Good Morning Carol my friend and thanks for sharing your Saturday list with us here in the Rain.  Make it a great day!

 

Apr 30, 2022 08:15 AM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Carol:

Happy Saturday! 

Thanks for some excellent reading...some of which I already did. Busy weekend so it may take time to catch up. But that's OK.

Jeff

Apr 30, 2022 10:04 AM
Rocky Dickerson
Realty One Group - Las Vegas, NV
Superior Service!

Are we taking bets yet on if Ben Kinney will bother to show? And if so, how long he shows for before giving an excuse to leave? LOL

Apr 30, 2022 11:14 AM
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Carol I did pretty good on your selections this week, but still have a few to read.

Apr 30, 2022 01:51 PM
Ed Silva
Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 - Waterbury, CT
Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally

Well, I did catch a couple and see some that I will read and even recognize the author of one as well.  Thank you for the recognition

Apr 30, 2022 03:15 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Retired Home Stager/Redesign

Hi Carol- I do see that I have missed a few!!! Thank you once again for doing this each week. 

Apr 30, 2022 05:04 PM
Anna Banana Kruchten CRS, Phoenix Broker
HomeSmart Real Estate BR030809000 - Phoenix, AZ
602-380-4886

Hey Carol just got on AR today a bit ago.  Lots of great choices this week - will be back around tomorrow to catch up.  Hope you're having a great weekend!

Featured in BananaTude

 

Apr 30, 2022 05:31 PM
Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

Good morning Carol,

What a great variety of posts in this weeks Second Chance Saturday series! Off to do some reading and commenting!

May 01, 2022 07:48 AM
Hannah Williams
HomeStarr Realty - Philadelphia, PA
Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-820-3376

Carol Williams Great stuff this week missed most but of course not Nina Hollander, Broker  Happy Sunday 

May 01, 2022 12:02 PM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!

Thank you for sharing my post from last week Carol. It was special to me my friend 🙂

May 01, 2022 02:26 PM