Second Second Chance Saturday: Week 264

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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  

Be sure to check out the updated and jam-packed Zoom schedule line-up at the bottom of this post. Put them on your calendar now. You don't want to miss any of them!  

Your Enthusiasm Is One of Your Most Value Assets 
By: Lou Ludwig 
"As I see it..."

Getting Ready To Sell Part 3: Home Staging
 
By: Jean Richer 
"Is home staging really necessary when putting your home on the market today?"

Entice Me 
By: Rocky Dickerson 
"If you want to "tease" us and get us to click on your link, then for goodness sake, give us SOME piece of information that would entice us (no your business address does NOT entice me)." 

Cybercrime and Almost Everything You Need To Protect Yourself
By: Robert Siciliano 
"One of the most lucrative illegal business ventures out there is cybercrime, and there are no signs that it is slowing down anytime soon." 

Does Making Payments Mean Credit Scores Will Increase?
By: Joe Petrowsky 
"The strange part is we pay all of our debt on time, but our scores don’t seem to improve."   

Confused About the Difference Between Buying and Renting? 
By: Will Hamm 
"There are no such things as renters, there are only buyers. You're either buying the property for yourself or you're buying it for someone else."

Consumers Can See Right Through You 
By: Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can! 
"Some people think that transparency means letting it all hang out online in party scenes, showing off the golden globes or divulging confidential information (TMI). All of these things have a place in business, if..." 

Going Beyond the Moniker 
By: Leanne Smith 
"In the last few years, this moniker for those in sales has become quite popular “Trusted Advisor.  

What To Know About Tiny Houses 
By: Bill Gassett 
"If you like the sound of reducing your outgoings and downsizing your living situation, a tiny home might be a great fit." 

Outside Feature:
Where Americans Plan To Cut In Face of Inflation  
Published at: Statista.com 
"While Wall Street celebrated the slight cooling of inflation in July, the latest reading won’t be enough to ease the financial pressure on millions of households in the United States in face of rising costs of living." 


Don't miss these upcoming Zoom meetings.   

Sept. 20th - Property Rights
Buzz Mackintosh 

Sept. 27th - RV to Ranches
Leanne Smith  

Oct. 4th - Blogging Success Stories
Group Discussion

Oct. 11th - Emerald Coast of Florida west of Pensacola
Peter Mohylsky. BRIX REALTY 

Oct. 18th - Real Estate Tax Attorney
Paddy Deighan MBA JD PhD 

Oct. 25th - Topic TBD
Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543 


Nov. 1st - Setting Up an Agent Facebook Community Page

Greg Brown, Sales Rep Toronto, Durham region 

Nov. 8th - Creative Financing for Investing in Private Houses
Sham Reddy CRS 



Here is the ongoing link to each Zoom meeting
11:00 a.m.    Pacific (Remember Arizona is the 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)

#SecondChanceSaturday
 

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- Carol Williams

Retired: Real Estate Broker/Owner, Property Manager 
Coaching, goal setting, and marketing consultant

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Comments (45)

Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

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

Have a lovely weekend.

Sep 17, 2022 01:33 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Hi Carol- thank you once again for putting this together. I saw at least one that I need to read that I missed. 

Sep 17, 2022 03:25 PM
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Carol you always pick blogs that catch my attention, and that is the case again this week.

Sep 17, 2022 03:46 PM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

I always look forward to your Second Chance Saturday list, Carol.  I hope you are having an enjoyable weekend.

Sep 17, 2022 04:57 PM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

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

Sep 17, 2022 04:57 PM
Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

I was traveling yesterday so I didn't get a chance to see who got a second chance, haha.

Sep 18, 2022 06:25 AM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Finally getting to see your weekly post, Carol - yesterday was a crazy busy day, mostly away from AR. Hope you are enjoying your weekend!

Jeff

Sep 18, 2022 11:08 AM
Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!
Red Rock Real Estate Brokered by Real - St. George, UT
St. George Utah Area Residential Sales Agent

THANK YOU so much, Carol for including my transparency post among the others that were chosen for your weekly Second Chance Saturday post. It is very much appreciated and I wish you a wonderful week ahead that involves playing golf!

Sep 19, 2022 06:46 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

Thanks, Anna Banana Kruchten CRS, Phoenix Broker 
As you know, I did get out and golf. She's back!!!  😂

Sep 20, 2022 07:23 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 Tammy Lankford, 
I didn't realize it's behind a wall. Here's the graphic:

Sep 20, 2022 07:24 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 Roy Kelley 
Thank you for stopping by to check out last week's selections. I hope you are having a nice week so far.

Sep 20, 2022 07:25 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

Hi Kathy Streib 
I find it fun to check in on your selections each week too!  Have a great week.

Sep 20, 2022 07:26 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 
I always appreciate you stopping in to check out the week's selections. I hope you're having a great week so far.

Sep 20, 2022 07:27 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 Myrl Jeffcoat 
It's always fun to put together the round-up for the week. I hope you enjoyed last week's selections.

Sep 20, 2022 07:27 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 Brian England 
Are you back in Phoenix now?

Sep 20, 2022 07:28 AM
Brian England

No, I am spending some time on the beach!

Sep 20, 2022 12:26 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 
You know we're always here whenever you have the time!
Have a great week.

Sep 20, 2022 07:29 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, Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can! 
We always appreciate your insights!

Sep 20, 2022 07:30 AM
Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville

Oh Carol, thanks for posting that.  I didn't mean to put you to trouble.  But interesting.  I know what subscriptions are the "contracts" I'm a little unsure.  And we have definitely started eating at home more in the inflation highs, but of course that's not really cheap anymore. 

Sep 20, 2022 12:32 PM
Ed Silva
Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 - Waterbury, CT
Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally

You again picked some great titles that make for interesting reading.  Thanks for your efforts

Sep 21, 2022 01:19 PM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!

Thank you so much for some further reading material and as a sidenote; I hope your back is doing better my friend Carol Williams 

Sep 23, 2022 03:39 PM