Second Second Chance Saturday: Week 301

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.   

The Success of the Journey
By: Lou Ludwig
"As I see it..."

Name Drop It Like It's Hot
By: Candice A. Donofrio 
"BE CAREFUL name-dropping to get in the door."

What Is Cap Rate? And Should You Care About It?
By: Sheri Sperry - MCNE® 
Key Point: If you are dealing with investors, they will understand what "Cap Rate" is, so it is essential that you understand the term."  

Improving Your Call To Action
By: Denise Lones 
"A call-to-action (or CTA) is when you prompt your reader to do something."

Remember D-Day and Another Special "D" Day For Me
By: Kathy Streib 
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.
-Dwight D. Eisenhower

Be Prepared... More Than Just a Phrase
By:  faye schubert 
"Be prepared, it can save your life and your sanity."   

Always Remember Selling Is Not Talking  
By: Beth and Richard Witt 
"Always remember.....  that the “gift of gab” will get you a lot of gab, but very few gifts!"  

Crucial Things To Know Before Buying a Modular Home
By: Bill Gassett 
"If you choose modular construction, many of the potential problems of a traditional build go away." 

Double Feature:
Zoom Call 6.06.23 Craig Daniels: Tech Smorgasbord
By: Ed Silva 
"Craig is most generous with his knowledge and shared it on the call." 

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 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  

#Second Chance Saturday

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- Carol Williams

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

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Comments (17)

Bill Salvatore - East Valley
Arizona Elite Properties - Chandler, AZ
Realtor - 602-999-0952 / em:

Great information. Thanks for sharing, enjoy your weekend, and sell a house. Bill Salvatore with Arizona Elite Propeties. 

Jun 10, 2023 05:10 AM
Carol Williams

You're welcome, Bill Salvatore - East Valley 
Thanks for stopping by to check out this week's SCS selections

Jun 10, 2023 07:48 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Good morning, Carol... a very sad score of just two for me today! Wishing you a lovely weekend.

Jun 10, 2023 05:36 AM
Carol Williams

Hi Nina Hollander, Broker 
I guess we were hanging around different water coolers this week. 😁
Have a great weekend.

Jun 10, 2023 07:49 AM
Brian England
Ambrose Realty Management LLC - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

It's nice to see my friend, Candice A. Donofrio blogging a bit since I always enjoy her posts.  Looks like Bill Salvatore - East Valley is back to his drive-by comments, haha.

Jun 10, 2023 06:10 AM
Carol Williams

I agree, Brian England !
And, it's good to see you are doing a little traveling and getting in some AR meet-ups. I'm looking forward to your pictures and report of your trip to San Antonio.

Jun 10, 2023 07:50 AM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Good morning Carol. Well, not a wipeout but not a great week either. Great posts you selected that I missed. Thanks! Enjoy your day.

Jun 10, 2023 06:34 AM
Carol Williams

Good morning, Wayne Martin 
I hope you enjoy this week's selections! Thanks for checking in today.
Have a wonderful weekend.

Jun 10, 2023 07:51 AM
Laura Cerrano
Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island - Locust Valley, NY
Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher

That first quote about timing is very right that sometimes the right time comes along, and everything falls into place.

Jun 10, 2023 07:38 AM
Carol Williams

Good morning, Laura Cerrano .
Thanks for checking in on this week's selections. I hope you enjoy the reading.  Have a wonderful weekend.

Jun 10, 2023 07:51 AM
Leanne Smith
Dirt Road Real Estate - Golden Valley, AZ
Relocation to NW AZ with elbow room & more freedom

For a change I had read over 50% of the ones you gave a second chance to.  Thanks for sharing the other ones.

Jun 10, 2023 08:10 AM
Carol Williams

Good job, Leanne Smith 
Thanks for stopping by to review this week's selections.
Have a great weekend.

Jun 10, 2023 08:22 AM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

Thank you very much, Carol, for your recommendations.

Have an outstanding weekend. 

Jun 10, 2023 08:29 AM
Carol Williams

You're welcome, Roy Kelley 
I hope you and Dolores have an enjoyable weekend.

Jun 10, 2023 12:39 PM
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Hello Carol and thank you for the second time around picks by you this week.  Hope you have a great day!


Jun 10, 2023 08:51 AM
Carol Williams

You're welcome, Will Hamm 
I hope you have some fun plans for the weekend.

Jun 10, 2023 12:39 PM
Anna "Banana" Kruchten
HomeSmart Real Estate - Phoenix, AZ

Good Morning Carol! I've read a number of the posts and all have excellent points to consider.  Great choices.  Enjoy your weekend!

Jun 10, 2023 10:04 AM
Carol Williams

Happy Saturday Anna Banana Kruchten Phoenix Broker 

Jun 10, 2023 12:40 PM
Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

Good morning Carol,

I too have read a number of the posts you selected but see I missed a to read and comment.

Jun 10, 2023 10:21 AM
Carol Williams

Hi Dorie Dillard Austin TX 
I hope you enjoy those you missed during the week.

Jun 10, 2023 12:40 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, so wish I could have attended the Zoom with Craig, such a great tech guy to listen to.  Thank goodness Ed does the recaps!

Jun 10, 2023 11:20 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 / Prop. Mgr, Wenatchee, WA

Hi Joan Cox 
I see Craig has since written a post on Excel Fundamentals. That will be helpful too.

Jun 10, 2023 12:41 PM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Hi Carol:

Thanks for the reading list - I have a few to read today!

Have a good weekend! Any golfing planned?


Jun 10, 2023 12:43 PM
Carol Williams

You're welcome, Jeff Dowler, CRS 
Always appreciate having you stop by to check out the week's SCS selections.

Jun 11, 2023 08:19 AM
Ed (Edward) Silva, 203-206-0754
Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 - Waterbury, CT
Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally

Another interesting selection of posts. And thank you for the additional recognition.

Jun 10, 2023 04:03 PM
Carol Williams

You're welcome, Ed Silva 
We appreciate your recaps. What a lot of people who read your recaps don't realize is how much they miss in the Q&A portion of these meetings.

Jun 11, 2023 08:19 AM
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Carol, Craig Daniels ZOOM presentation was well worth the double feature.

Jun 10, 2023 04:28 PM
Carol Williams

It sure was, George Souto 
It was a timely refresher as I rarely do spreadsheets anymore but I do need to do one this week.

Jun 11, 2023 08:20 AM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Hi Carol- I actually read most of them for a change. Thank you so much for including my post. 

Jun 10, 2023 07:28 PM
Carol Williams

Good morning, Kathy Streib 
I guess I'll have to work hard next week. 😂

Jun 11, 2023 08:21 AM
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Carol Williams  I had a hard time believing that  Sheri Sperry - MCNE®  and Kathy Streib  did not get these post featured, good for you, Endre

Jun 10, 2023 10:01 PM
Carol Williams

Thanks, Endre Barath, Jr. 
So much good stuff.

Jun 11, 2023 08:21 AM