Second Second Chance Saturday: Week 300

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

Giving deserving posts more exposure is what Second Chance Saturday is all about.  If you see a deserving post, be sure to tag me in the comment section of any post and watch for it in the next edition of Second Chance Saturday.   

One Thing You Have That No One Else Can Use
By: Lou Ludwig
"As I see it..."

Visual Bio: A Must-Have For Your Marketing Tool Box
By: Denise Lones 
"A Visual Bio takes the best of what you bring to the table and brings it to life with visuals."

This Lighthouse Has Me Stumped 
By: Joseph Domino 480-390-6011 
"When Is a Lighthouse Not a Lighthouse?"

One Step at a Time
By: Dr. Paula McDonald 
"Living life one step at a time is essential. Here are three, "One step at a time" tips:

Quote of the Day
By: Katerina Gasset 
"We become what we want to be by..."

FTC Safeguards Rule: Real Estate Businesses Must Check Their Status
By: Robert Siciliano 
"The new FTC Safeguards Rule goes into effect on June 9. Everyone in the real estate industry needs to take note of this and evaluate their need for compliance. Failure to comply can result in fines up to $43,972 per day."

Have You Heard of the "Holigent Solution" By A. Nicholas Frank?
By: Endre Barath, Jr. 
"How I Hope My Children and Yours Wil Survive and Thrive on Our Wonderful But Troubled and Endangered Planet.

Double Feature:
Hurricane Season 2023... Think You're Ready?
By: Kathy Streib 
"By the way…even if you don’t live in a hurricane area, you still need to be prepared to leave or shelter at home!  There are fires, snowstorms, earthquakes, floods, chemical leaks, or tornadoes that can impact your life."

Don't miss the upcoming Zoom meetings.  
11:00 a.m.    Pacific time
12:00 p.m.    Mountain time (Arizona same as Pacific now)
  1:00 p.m.    Central time
  2:00 p.m.    Eastern time 

June 6th - Tech Smorgasbord 
Craig Daniels  

June 13th - Open Discussion on Lessons Learned From Transactions & Life
Hosted by: Debe Maxwell, CRS 
(Come prepared to share your best tips and lessons you've learned from business and personal life)

June 20th - AI Marketing for Real Estate
Katerina Gasset 

June 27th - Maximizing Credit Card Bonuses For Real Estate
Jim Paulson  

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Retired: Real Estate Broker/Owner, Property Manager 
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Comments (18)

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

Thank you for your Second Chance Saturday and speaking of Saturday, I hope you have a great one!

Jun 03, 2023 05:02 AM
Carol Williams

Hi Kat,
It looks like a lovely day here, and I have no obligations today. I love "free" days. 😊  I hope you have a great weekend. I believe Sunday is your fun day.

Jun 03, 2023 07:27 AM
Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

Good morning Carol,

Great selection of posts and see I missed one! Thank you for your weekly Second Chance Saturday Series!

Jun 03, 2023 05:04 AM
Carol Williams

Hi Dorie Dillard Austin TX 
You're welcome. I hope you have some plan plans for the weekend.

Jun 03, 2023 07:28 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Good morning, Carol... I managed to read Endre Barath's post and Robert Siciliano's post. But that's about it from your list. Wishing you a lovely weekend ahead.

Jun 03, 2023 05:06 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker

Carol Williams color me green!

Jun 03, 2023 07:29 AM
Carol Williams

Good morning, Nina Hollander, Broker 
It's a "free" day for me, with no obligations. I love those kinds of days.

Jun 03, 2023 07:29 AM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Good morning Carol. Good news from my end. No "wipeout" today. And, the ones I did not read until now are ones I am glad you selected. SO great job on your end as usual and on my end, a lucky day.

Jun 03, 2023 05:10 AM
Carol Williams

Good morning, Wayne Martin 
Have a wonderful weekend.

Jun 03, 2023 07:29 AM
Bill Salvatore - East Valley
Arizona Elite Properties - Chandler, AZ
Realtor - 602-999-0952 / em:

Carol some wonderful choices for your Second Chance Saturday post. Thanks for sharing, enjoy your weekend. Bill

Salvatore Arizona Elite Properties.

Jun 03, 2023 05:14 AM
Carol Williams

Thank you, Bill Salvatore - East Valley 
I hope you have some fun plans for the weekend. I'm sure it's a hot one there.

Jun 03, 2023 07:30 AM
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Good  Morning Carol and thank you for sharing these second chance blogs here in the Rain.  Make it a great day.


Jun 03, 2023 08:24 AM
Carol Williams

You're welcome, Will Hamm 
I hope you have a fun weekend.

Jun 03, 2023 11:32 AM
Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400
HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400 - Pikesville, MD
Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome

Carol Williams 

A huge Congratulations on your 300th 'Second Chance Saturday'. I am so impressed with what a great job you do so we don't miss some of the really good posts. 

Jun 03, 2023 10:35 AM
Carol Williams

Thanks, Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400 
Another milestone reached. 😊

Jun 03, 2023 11:33 AM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Hi Carol- for once I've read them all!   And I thank you for including my post!!!

Jun 03, 2023 01:44 PM
Carol Williams

Good morning, Kathy Streib .
Thanks for stopping by to check out this week's selections.
I need to head over to your Sunday post now!

Jun 04, 2023 06:36 AM
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Carol I can always count on you for some extra reading.

Jun 03, 2023 03:41 PM
Carol Williams

Like you need more to do, right George Souto ?  😂

Jun 04, 2023 06:36 AM
Ed (Edward) Silva, 203-206-0754
Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 - Waterbury, CT
Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally

Congratulations on week 300. I know I haven't gotten them all and won't go back to play catch up. Thanks for your efforts.

Jun 03, 2023 05:58 PM
Carol Williams

Hi Ed Silva 
We'll always be here when you having nothing else to do!  😂

Jun 04, 2023 06:37 AM
Dr. Paula McDonald
Beam & Branch Realty - Granbury, TX
Granbury, TX 936-203-0279

Thank you, sweet Carol, for including my post. Still in organizing mode but getting there! Whew!

Jun 04, 2023 07:09 AM
Carol Williams

You're very welcome, Dr. Paula McDonald 
Remembering to take one step at a time is always good. It's so easy to get overwhelmed in the tech-high, high-speed society we're living in now.

Jun 04, 2023 08:02 AM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

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

Have a great day and an outstanding week.

Jun 04, 2023 07:38 AM
Carol Williams

You're very welcome, Roy Kelley 
I hope you and Dolores had a nice weekend.

Jun 05, 2023 06:59 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 pleasant weekend.

Jun 04, 2023 11:07 AM
Carol Williams

Thank you, as always, for checking in on the SCS selections for the week! I hope you had a lovely weekend.

Jun 05, 2023 07:00 AM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

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

Jun 04, 2023 11:07 AM
Carol Williams

Thank you so much, Myrl Jeffcoat 

Jun 05, 2023 07:00 AM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Hi Carol:

Just seeing this now. Yesterday was filled with family time in LA - grandson's lacrosse game, then a granddaughter's birthday party. It was a long day but lots of fun (and plenty of traffic on the freeways!) with little online time.


Jun 04, 2023 11:17 AM
Carol Williams

Family is always first, Jeff Dowler, CRS 
We're here whenever (and if) you find the time.

Jun 05, 2023 07:00 AM
Debe Maxwell, CRS
Savvy + Company (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC

WOW! #300 - that is HUGE, Carol! Thank you so very much for your faithful dedication to this platform. I can't tell you how much we appreciate you.

As for the list, I did manage a couple but, have some reading to do, as usual!

Jun 04, 2023 12:47 PM
Carol Williams

Hi Debe Maxwell, CRS 
Yes, it amazes me too but I know Kathy Streib has been doing her Sunday series WAY longer than I have. I'm actually curious when she started that.

Jun 05, 2023 07:01 AM
Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
CEO of Vision Drive Realty - Coastal San Diego

Always an appreciated "service" you provide Carol Williams and I love that you often include dear Lou Ludwig 

Jun 05, 2023 06:29 AM
Carol Williams

Thanks for checking in on this weeks selections, Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets 

I hope you and your bride had a great weekend.

Jun 05, 2023 07:02 AM
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Hi Carol, haven't seen any golfing trips lately, are you back home now?

Jun 05, 2023 12:45 PM