Second Second Chance Saturday: Week 272

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!  

We All Make Mistakes 
By: Lou Ludwig
"As I see it..."

Thank You To All Of America's Veterans
By: Nina Hollander, Broker 
"Veterans are our family, friends and neighbors. They are staples of our communities. One day isn’t enough to recognize their service, but we couldn’t be more grateful to those who served our great nation—both in our community and across the country."

Throwback Thursday... Remembering My First Time
By: Kathy Streib 
"We also listened as a few adults used this as a wonderful teaching moment for their children."  

An Attitude of Gratitude / Feeling Blessed
By: Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist 
"While undergoing chemo treatments, I was humbled by the gift of realizing that hair is truly unimportant."   

What Happened To Tom? Part 4
"How could Tom have avoided the mess he ended up in with the IRS?  Let's take a look."   

Asking and Answering 
By: Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400 
"Here is a way to give information to more people."  

Be Contrarian To This Market : Don't Hang Back On Buying
By: Lise Howe 

"But as demand starts to drop, that creates opportunities for buyers."  

Growing Common Sense In the Garden And In Business
By: Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can! 
"Be the one who possesses the necessary information, can troubleshoot and also find solutions to problems as they arise, while achieving goals. Your garden & business will grow and flourish rather than stagnate.  

Properly Walking a Property With a Buyer
By: & 
"As a broker and engineer, I tend to walk a property quite differently than most agents."    

Double Feature:
November 2022 Thanksgiving Gratitude Challenge

By: Debe Maxwell, CRS 
"It’s that time of the year to hone in on those things for which we are ever-so grateful!

Outside Feature:
How Popular Is Uber Around the World?       
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Don't miss these upcoming Zoom meetings.  
11:00 a.m.    Pacific
12:00 p.m.    Mountain
  1:00 p.m.    Central
  2:00 p.m.    Eastern time 

Nov. 15th - Sustainability
Jan Green 

Nov. 22nd - Lifestyle Facebook Pages
Kat Palmiotti

Nov. 29th - Improving Your Digital Footprint
Craig Daniels 

Dec. 6th - Mastering LinkedIn For Your Real Estate Business
Ryan Traichel 

Dec. 13th - TBD

Dec. 20th - The State of the Market. Tips For Selling Homes In This Market
Ben Kinney 

Dec. 27th - The Real Truth About Biased Appraisals
Mary Thompson

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Knowledge, Experience & Integrity Are Priceless."

- Carol Williams

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

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Comments (22)

Kat Palmiotti
406-270-3667,, Broker/REALTOR® - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

Thank you for your Saturday post! I missed a few and I'm off to read now. As for the Zoom schedule, I'm looking forward to all of them except mine. hahahaha. Kidding. That'll be fun too.

Nov 12, 2022 04:42 AM
Carol Williams

We are all looking forward to you Zoom presentation too!

Nov 12, 2022 08:44 AM
Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes

Good morning Carol - I missed about half of these so thanks for giving a second chance.

Nov 12, 2022 05:27 AM
Carol Williams

You're welcome, Grant Schneider .
Thanks for checking in on SCS, as always!
Enjoy your weekend.

Nov 12, 2022 08:44 AM
Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400
The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803 - Plainview, NY
Long Island Condo and Home Specialists

Well I did catch to read a few of them this week Carol, but always appreciate your second chance reminders!

Nov 12, 2022 05:55 AM
Carol Williams

Thank you Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400 
We appreciate you stopping by to check out this week's selections.

Nov 12, 2022 08:45 AM
Bill Salvatore - East Valley
Arizona Elite Properties - Chandler, AZ
Realtor - 602-999-0952 / em:

Hey, thanks for the post, enjoyed it. Have a wonderful weekend, rest up and be ready for a busy week ahead. 


Nov 12, 2022 06:03 AM
Carol Williams

Thanks, Bill Salvatore - East Valley 
I hope you have a wonderful weekend.

Nov 12, 2022 08:45 AM
Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

So many great posts to read in the Rain each and every week!  Everyone will enjoy hearing what Jan Green - Scottsdale, AZ has to say on Tuesday!

Nov 12, 2022 06:39 AM
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Hello Carol Williams and I need to go back and catch a couple of these this morning.  Thank you for your list.

Nov 12, 2022 08:43 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 Brian England 
I think she'll be freshly back from the NAR convention so should have the latest and greatest info for us.

Nov 12, 2022 08:46 AM
Anna Banana Kruchten Phoenix Broker
HomeSmart Real Estate - Phoenix, AZ

Good Morning Miss Carol!  Well, looks like I've got more reading to do! Thanks! You always come up with such good picks!  Enjoy your Saturday!   Any big plans?

Nov 12, 2022 09:07 AM
Carol Williams

No big plans Anna Banana Kruchten CRS, Phoenix Broker 
I need to go see Connie this morning. She has been falling a lot lately. Twice yesterday. Not sure what we're going to do with her. 🥺

Nov 12, 2022 09:53 AM
Anna Banana Kruchten Phoenix Broker

That's not good to hear Carol.  Hope you can find a more assistive living situation for her.

Nov 12, 2022 12:17 PM
Anna Banana Kruchten Phoenix Broker
HomeSmart Real Estate - Phoenix, AZ

Featured in BananaTude!


Nov 12, 2022 09:08 AM
Carol Williams

Thank you!!!

Nov 12, 2022 09:53 AM
Anna Banana Kruchten Phoenix Broker

Thank you for always sharing with all of us Tudes!

Nov 12, 2022 12:18 PM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Happy Saturday, Carol, and thank you for the reading list. I have some catching up to do but not too bad.


Nov 12, 2022 09:54 AM
Carol Williams

Happy Saturday, Jeff Dowler, CRS 
Thanks for including SCS in your Saturday morning.

Nov 12, 2022 10:00 AM
Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400
HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400 - Pikesville, MD
Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome

Well happy Saturday, Carol Williams. Thanks for the mention...much appreciated.

Nov 12, 2022 10:24 AM
Carol Williams

You're very welcome, Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400 
Questions are always good fodder for a blog post.

Nov 14, 2022 05:46 AM
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Carol I can always depend your list of worthy blogs every Saturday.

Nov 12, 2022 11:12 AM
Carol Williams

Good morning, George.
Thank you for stopping by to check out last week's selections!
Have a great week.

Nov 14, 2022 06:37 AM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Hi Carol- good choices as always. I see at least one that I totally missed!!!

Nov 12, 2022 12:55 PM
Carol Williams

Good morning, Kathy Streib .
It's impossible to see them all, isn't it?
Have a great week.

Nov 14, 2022 06:37 AM
Ed Silva
Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 - Waterbury, CT
Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally

Some very interesting titles and I'm sure great reads. Thanks for your continued efforts

Nov 12, 2022 01:14 PM
Carol Williams

Hi Ed Silva 
I hope you enjoyed the selections.
Have a wonderful week ahead.

Nov 14, 2022 06:38 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 an enjoyable weekend.

Nov 12, 2022 06:55 PM
Carol Williams

Thanks, Myrl Jeffcoat 
I always appreciate you stopping by to check out the week's selections.

Nov 14, 2022 06:38 AM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

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

Nov 12, 2022 06:56 PM
Carol Williams

Thank you so much, Myrl Jeffcoat 

Nov 14, 2022 06:38 AM
Debe Maxwell, CRS
Savvy + Company (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The right Charlotte REALTOR!

Another stellar list, Carol! I've seen a few and missed a few as well. As always, thank you so much for doing this every week - we appreciate you!

Nov 12, 2022 07:24 PM
Carol Williams

Good morning, Debe Maxwell, CRS 
We appreciate ALL you do for us as well, Debe. I'm still baffled by how much you can get done.  😊

Nov 14, 2022 06:39 AM
Hannah Williams
HomeStarr Realty - Philadelphia, PA
Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-820-3376

Carol Williams busy weekend i will try to catch up with posts I have missed - Great post as always 

Nov 13, 2022 11:19 AM
Carol Williams

Hey Hannah Williams 
You know we're always here when you have the time!
Have a great week.

Nov 14, 2022 07:31 AM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

Thank you very much, Carol, for your recommendations.

Have a great day and an outstanding week.

Nov 13, 2022 12:53 PM
Carol Williams

You are very welcome, Roy Kelley 

Nov 14, 2022 07:31 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!

Thank you for sharing another level of kindness with your 2nd chance Saturday Carol 🙂

Nov 14, 2022 03:21 PM