Second Second Chance Saturday: Week 266

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  

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!   

Push Through Your Fears and Doubts 
By: Lou Ludwig
"As I see it..."

Getting Ready To Sell: Part 5 Showings
By: Jean Richer 
"We have come to the end of our five-part series, "Selling Like a Pro!" We hope you have found these past few videos informative on your selling journey! To finish things off we are discussing showings!" 

There Is More To Selling Dirt 
By: Leanne Smith 
"When sellers or buyers want to buy vacant land real estate or what I affectionately call dirt, there is more than just writing the listing agreement or pulling up the MLS listing. Here are some of the extra efforts to be undertaken:"   

Changing Markets Means Changing Strategies 
By: Denise Lones 
"As the market experiences both large and subtle changes, we need to change our strategies accordingly. Being open to education is an extremely important trait in our industry, especially when the market shifts quickly." 

Real Estate Lesson By The Maven 
By: Jackye Mumphrey 
"Two middle-age Texans on an airplane with an elderly Texan between them.  The first middle-age Texan bragged..."  

Tik Tok Trends For Real Estate Agents
By: Realtyna Inc   
"If you want to get in line with Gen z and promote your real estate business through a more immersive and intuitive strategy? Use TikTok! Technology is not only changing, but it is doing so fast.

Double Double Feature:
Dev Blog: Minor Bug Fixes and Updates

"We, the devs, have been working tirelessly on some features behind the scenes. But in the midst of that work we have also been bug squashing as we have available bandwidth."  

Breaking News: AR Threaded Conversations
By: Craig Daniels 
Threaded Conversations in ActiveRain finally work as they should!"   

Don't miss these upcoming Zoom meetings.   

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)


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Carol Williams

"Information is FREE.
Knowledge, Experience & Integrity Are Priceless."

- Carol Williams

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

Active: Golf & Travel Blogger
"Golf isn't a sport. It's a lifestyle."

LEAP INTO 2024...

Comments (21)

Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Good morning Carol. My trivia questions yesterday left many wiping out. Today, I know how they feel. I wiped out. Not a one including Lou. Enjoy your day.

Oct 01, 2022 04:52 AM
Carol Williams

Even Lou didn't save you, eh Wayne Martin ?  Well, I'm glad you stopped in to check on the week's selections.

Oct 01, 2022 05:31 AM
Kat Palmiotti
eXp Commercial, Referral Divison - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

Good morning and thank you for your weekly post (as always). I missed most of them, AND found a new person to follow. Whoo hoo!

Oct 01, 2022 05:07 AM
Carol Williams

Hey Kat Palmiotti 
Making bread and pizza dough sounds kind of fun.

Oct 02, 2022 08:31 AM
Carol Williams

Hi Kat Palmiotti 
As I recall, this is your FUNday with the hubs. Some of your pictures on FB lately have been stunning.

Oct 02, 2022 04:54 AM
Kat Palmiotti

Thank you Carol Williams - This is supposed to be fun day but I"m going to be making bread and pizza dough and hubby is out looking for animals...

Oct 02, 2022 08:17 AM
Bill Salvatore - East Valley
Arizona Elite Properties - Chandler, AZ
Realtor - 602-999-0952 / em:

Good Second Chance selections Carol. Thank you for sharing the information. Wishing you continued success.  Have a wonderful day and sell a house.  bill

Oct 01, 2022 05:29 AM
Carol Williams

Thank you, Bill!  I appreciate you checking in on this week's selections. Have an excellent weekend!

Oct 01, 2022 05:32 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Good morning, Carol... clearly not a good week for me... just two of all your suggested posts! Happy Saturday.

Oct 01, 2022 05:47 AM
Carol Williams

Sometimes I spend the whole week trying to find stuff I don't think you will, Nina! Then I can surprise you with them on Saturday.  I consider that a win.  LOL 

Oct 01, 2022 06:02 AM
Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

Good morning Carol,

Another great list of posts to read! I see I missed a few so off to read and comment!

Oct 01, 2022 06:27 AM
Carol Williams

Hi Dorie Dillard Austin TX 
Thank you for starting your weekend checking out the weekly SCS selections.  Hope you're having a nice weekend.

Oct 02, 2022 04:55 AM
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Carol, has been a very busy week, and missed almost all of these.   

Oct 01, 2022 06:45 AM
Carol Williams

Hi Joan Cox 
So glad you were able to stop by and check out the selections for the week. I hope your busy is a productive busy. 😊

Oct 02, 2022 04:55 AM
Dr. Paula McDonald
Beam & Branch Realty - Granbury, TX
Granbury, TX 936-203-0279

Good morning. This is always a great way to catch up on some much-needed reading.

Oct 01, 2022 06:47 AM
Carol Williams

Good morning, Dr. Paula McDonald 
I always appreciate you stopping in to check out the selections for the week. I hope you're having a great weekend.

Oct 02, 2022 04:56 AM
Ed Silva, 203-206-0754
Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 - Waterbury, CT
Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally

I am proud of myself for seeing a couple of them early and for being able to see this on the day posted

Oct 01, 2022 06:48 AM
Carol Williams

It's hard to keep up with all the good stuff, isn't it Ed Silva ?  Thanks for starting your weekend with us.

Oct 02, 2022 04:57 AM
Leanne Smith
Dirt Road Real Estate - Golden Valley, AZ
The Grit and Gratitude Agent

Good morning Carol Williams and thanks for the feature. I have read a couple of these, but will make sure I get to all of them later today.

Oct 01, 2022 07:16 AM
Carol Williams

You're welcome, Leanne Smith 
I can always count on you to share Feature worthy writings.  Hope you're having a lovely weekend, with more great Arizona sunsets.

Oct 02, 2022 04:58 AM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

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

Have an outstanding weekend.

Oct 01, 2022 07:45 AM
Carol Williams

You're welcome, Roy Kelley 
And, thank you for checking in on this week's selections!  Have a wonderful day.

Oct 02, 2022 04:59 AM
Emily Medvec
eXp Realty LLC - Santa Fe, NM
Broker | Realtor | Serving Santa Fe & Northern NM

I love second chance Carol Williams in part because it gives me a chance to learn more. Thank you.

Oct 01, 2022 07:53 AM
Carol Williams

Hi Emily Medvec 
I'm so glad you enjoy the Saturday series. We have lots to share here.

Oct 02, 2022 05:00 AM
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Hello Carol and thank you for your list today to share with of of second chances for some.  Make it a great October 1!

Oct 01, 2022 08:56 AM
Carol Williams

Hi Will Hamm 
Another month?  Eeeeck.  Can we slow the wheels down just a bit?

Oct 02, 2022 05:01 AM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Hi Carol:

Well, lucky me, looks like I have some excellent reading ahead of me today!

I hope all is well - have a wonderful rest of the weekend!


Oct 01, 2022 10:57 AM
Carol Williams

Hi Jeff Dowler, CRS 
Yes, all is well here. I'm still praying for all those affect by Ian. I hope you are doing well, too.

Oct 02, 2022 05:04 AM
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Carol very good picks this week, and excellent job featuring the two double feature blogs.

Oct 01, 2022 03:35 PM
Carol Williams

Good morning, George Souto 
Thanks for checking in on this week's selections, as always!

Oct 02, 2022 05:05 AM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

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

Oct 01, 2022 04:42 PM
Carol Williams

Thank you for stopping in to check out the week's selections, as always, Myrl Jeffcoat 
Have a wonderful day! Enjoy that Margarita IV. 😊

Oct 02, 2022 05:07 AM
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Carol I will have to admit I only saw one of these posts need to read a few of your selections, Endre

Oct 02, 2022 11:02 AM
Debe Maxwell, CRS
Savvy + Company (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC

Oh my goodness, another stellar list from you, Carol! I don't know how on earth you do it each and every week. Thank you so very much for all you do for AR - you are the BEST! 😘

Oct 02, 2022 08:49 PM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!

Thank you for sharing all the talents with which ActiveRain is famous for Carol 🙂

Oct 02, 2022 09:55 PM
Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!
Red Rock Real Estate (435) 632-9374 - St. George, UT
St. George Utah Area Residential Sales Agent

Fantastic list of blogs, Carol. Thanks for taking the time to compile them!

Oct 03, 2022 01:04 PM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!

Finally finished all these posts for this week and this time I found the need to take some notes Carol, Thank you 🙂

Oct 05, 2022 04:31 PM