Second Second Chance Saturday: Week 246

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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 

Our Life is Like a Stained Glass Window 
By: Lou Ludwig 
"As I see it..." 

How To Reenergize Old Post
By: Kathy Streib 
"After 14 years of blogging, I have a hard time remembering what I wrote, much less what anyone else has blogged about. So why would a reader of our posts remember everything we’d written?!"

Avoiding the 7 Costly Mistakes In Selling Your Home
By: Rocky Dickerson 
"There are 7 costly mistakes to avoid in selling your Las Vegas home. Mistakes that can cost you tens of thousands of dollars – even more."

Figures Don't Lie But Liars Figure 
By: Leanne Smith 
"As professionals, being cognizant of how data can be manipulated is essential especially when such reports are nationally published."

Don't Give Up On Local Media 
By: Mike Cooper, Broker VA,WV, MD 
"The digital world has changed the way we do the real estate business, and I love it. With that said, let me encourage you to not completely ignore older forms of media." 

Should You Offer Sellers Financing On Your Home   
By: Victoria Carter Guaranteed Services 
"The housing market can be pretty competitive as well as expensive for both a seller and a buyer. Though most real estate transactions are handled by real estate agents and the money for the sale is loaned to the buyer by a financial institution, there are plenty of cases where the owner finances the sale." 

Reverse Mortgages
By: Caroline Gerardo 
Myth vs Reality 

Double Double Feature:
How To Write Blog Post That Rank on Google For SEO
By: YourSiteNeedsMe SEO Team 

"We will cover everything from keyword research to on-page optimization. By following our tips, you can write blog posts that not only look great and are informative but also rank high on Google for SEO!"

Reverse Mortages: Zoom Call 5.10.22
By: Ed Silva 
"A reverse mortgage can be a very strong source of income for people that do not have a lot of other types of income. It is a loan that will need to be repaid, typically when the owners have passed on or need to go into a facility with extended care."

Outside Feature:
Financial Woes on the Rise in the U.S. 
Published at: Statista.com 
"As this infographic using Gallup survey data reveals, worries in the U.S. have been spreading in key aspects of personal finance. Not having enough money for retirement, already on the minds of a majority of Americans when surveyed in 2019, has risen 9 points to 63 percent in 2022. The largest percentage point increase over this time period was for those saying they are moderately or very worried about maintaining their desired standard of living - going from 42 percent in 2019 to 52 percent in 2022."

Don't miss these upcoming Zoom meetings
 
 


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 (30)

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

Thanks, Kat Palmiotti 
I'm back at it... at least for a few week's until I get wanderlust again. 😄

May 14, 2022 09:01 AM
Anna Banana Kruchten CRS, Phoenix Broker

Wanderlust Carol!!   Perfect!

May 14, 2022 01:57 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 Nina Hollander, Broker 
I am back, at least for a few weeks. I'm planning another road trip in June.  ☺️

May 14, 2022 09:03 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 Wayne Martin 
And, just when you were feeling good about yourself.  LOL  Happy Saturday!

May 14, 2022 09:03 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 Brian England 
Things seem to be going pretty smoothly so hopefully Ben will show up and not just the development team. We love the development team but we do like to hear straight from Ben too.

May 14, 2022 09:04 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 
Yes, I'm back home for now. I'll be heading back out on another road trip in early June.

May 14, 2022 09:05 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 Michelle Tucker ~ Pooler Real Estate 
Be sure to check out Kathy Streib's post tomorrow for a round up of her favorites from the week.

May 14, 2022 09:06 AM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

I always look forward to your Second Chance Saturday post, Carol.  I hope you have a great weekend.

May 14, 2022 11:04 AM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

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

May 14, 2022 11:04 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

Thanks, Myrl Jeffcoat 
It's a cool rainy weekend so I'm enjoying a leisurely time a home. Hope you have some fun plans.

May 14, 2022 11:06 AM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Retired Home Stager/Redesign

Hi Carol- I found two I meant to read and forgot to so I'm glad you included them. Thank you for including my post. 

May 14, 2022 01:29 PM
Hannah Williams

Loved your post so funny had just found one I wanted to re- post -even though I am banned from Banatude  lol 🙃

May 16, 2022 10:59 AM
Anna Banana Kruchten CRS, Phoenix Broker
HomeSmart Real Estate BR030809000 - Phoenix, AZ
602-380-4886

You're back in the saddle picking out great posts once again Carol!   Thanks - and look forward to catching up on the ones I missed this week.

May 14, 2022 01:58 PM
Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
Coldwell Banker Realty - Sedona, AZ
(928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®

Hi Carol,

Looking forward to reading the posts above.  Thank you and have an awesome weekend.  This is our first day over 90º for this year.  My favorite part is only 4% humidity.  You just don't feel the heat. 

May 14, 2022 02:34 PM
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Carol good to have you back posting Second Chance blogs again.  I hope you are all refreshed from your short trip.

May 14, 2022 03:34 PM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Hi Carol:

Glad to have you back in the SCS seat - hope you had a wonderful trip .

I read several of these so not too much to catch up on this weekend!

Thanks again!

May 14, 2022 04:33 PM
Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

Good evening Carol,

Another great selections of post to read in your Second Chance Saturday Series! Thank you off to read and comment! 

May 14, 2022 05:24 PM
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Good Sunday morning, Carol.

Have a great day and an outstanding week.

May 15, 2022 04:38 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!

That was an interesting selection of second chance block post yesterday and I am enjoying the reading assignment Carol 🙂

May 15, 2022 07:26 PM
Rocky Dickerson
Realty One Group - Las Vegas, NV
Superior Service!

Thank you once again Carol for including me on your weekly list. I appreciate it

May 15, 2022 08:23 PM
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Carol, thanks for sharing these posts, but think I read most of them.

May 16, 2022 08:02 AM
Hannah Williams
HomeStarr Realty - Philadelphia, PA
Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-820-3376

You are really marvelous sista Carol Williams  great choices 

May 16, 2022 10:57 AM