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Second Chance Saturday: Week 346

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

Second Chance Saturday is all about giving deserving posts more exposure. If you see a deserving post that didn't get Featured, be sure to tag me in the comment section of any post, and watch for it in the next edition of Second Chance Saturday.

First, Let's Welcome This Week's First Time Bloggers:
Chad Goldwasser 
Gladys Gazani 
Erin OConnor 
Small Brands Media 
Anne Hwang-Burnell 
Bill Bentzen 
Marcus Springs 

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We Are What We Think We Are
By: Lou Ludwig
"As I see it..."  

How Many Homes Are Investors Actually Buying?
By: Walter DiLoreto 
"Maybe you’ve read about it or seen reels on social media saying investors buying all the homes is making it even harder to find what the average buyer is looking for." 

All About Adverse Possession
By: Kukun--240-483-3649 Franklin Carroll 
"So, what is adverse possession, and what happens if a trespasser or squatter claims legal possession of your property? Let’s find out." 

How Could I Win On Jeopardy
By: Michael Elliott 
"What 12 categories would I NEED to win on Jeopardy?"

Being Thankful For the Little Things
By: Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543 
" Take a moment to ask yourself if you are seeing the clouds and missing the sun..."

Loyalty Matters For Long-Term Success 
By: Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can! 
"Once I commit myself to clients, it’s for life...unless they choose otherwise." 

Double Feature:
ActiveRain May Challenge - Why Choose You?
Hosted by: Kathy Streib and  Debe Maxwell
(Last week to get your May Challenge entry submitted)
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Don't miss the upcoming Zoom meetings.  
11:00 a.m.    Pacific time (Arizona same as Pacific now)!
12:00 p.m.    Mountain time
  1:00 p.m.    Central time
  2:00 p.m.    Eastern time

May 28th - Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!
Nerdin Gardens 2024: It's Not A Tuber!

June 4th - Paddy Deighan
Overview of AI and how it can be used in your business

June 11th - TBD

June 18th - Paddy Deighan
AI - How to protect yourself and your business

June 25th - Paddy Deighan
TBD, based on previous sessions

Also, be sure not to miss these ActiveRain weekly series:

Kathy Streib's Posts Just For You
(Published every Sunday) 

Bill Spears Ask An Ambassador (Published every Tuesday)

Patricia Kennedy's Last Week's Favorites On ActiveRain

Hannah Williams Steals & Deals     



Posted by

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."

Whatever You're Doing, Make It Fun!


Michael Elliott
Fathom Realty - Burlington Township, NJ
Burlington, New Jersey Residential Sales

Thank you for the mention, Carol, I really appreciate it.  Enjoy the weekend!

May 25, 2024 03:21 AM
Carol Williams

You're welcome, Michael Elliott 
I hope you're enjoying the weekend, too.

May 26, 2024 09:13 AM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Oswego, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Good morning Carol. Another Saturday wipeout. With that said I had the opportunity to read them all and comment. Thanks. Keep them coming. Enjoy your day.

May 25, 2024 04:57 AM
Carol Williams

Thank you for doing that, Wayne Martin 
I know the authors appreciate it.

May 26, 2024 09:13 AM
Kat Palmiotti
eXp Commercial, Referral Divison - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

Thank you for your Saturday post and I wish you a wonderful weekend!

May 25, 2024 05:13 AM
Carol Williams

You're welcome, Kat Palmiotti 
I hope you and Anthony are enjoying a Sunday Funday.

May 26, 2024 09:14 AM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

Thank you  very much, Carol, for your recommendations.

Have a very special holiday weekend.

May 25, 2024 05:35 AM
Carol Williams

You're welcome, Roy Kelley 
I hope you and Dolores are enjoying the day.

May 26, 2024 09:14 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Three for me, Carol. But I can at least say I enjoyed all three and your recommendations are spot-on. Wishing you a lovely Memorial Day weekend.

May 25, 2024 05:41 AM
Carol Williams

Thanks, as always, for checking out this week's selections, Nina Hollander, Broker. I hope you are enjoying the weekend.

May 26, 2024 09:15 AM
Brian England
Ambrose Realty Management LLC - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

I like that you highlight the newbies, but it's a shame that most of them never get active in the Rain.

May 25, 2024 05:42 AM
Carol Williams

It is a shame, Brian England 
All we can do is offer to help. It's up to them.

May 26, 2024 09:15 AM
Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

Good morning Carol,

A great list you selected for us to read this Saturday. I see I missed a few so off to read and comment.

May 25, 2024 07:18 AM
Carol Williams

Hi Dorie Dillard Austin TX 
Thank you, as always, for checking in on the week's SCS selections. I hope you're enjoying some fun with family this weekend.

May 26, 2024 09:16 AM
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Good Morning Carol and Thank You for your list today and every Saturday.  Not sure if I can get the contest done this month.


May 25, 2024 07:22 AM
Carol Williams

Hi Will Hamm 
Thanks for checking in on this week's selections. I hope you can find the time to enter the monthly Challenge. I'm sure this is a busy weekend for you.

May 26, 2024 09:17 AM
Ed Silva, 203-206-0754
Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 - Waterbury, CT
Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally

Nice selection of posts. With no golf, I have extra time to read and have read a few of them as well.

May 25, 2024 10:10 AM
Carol Williams

I hope you're having an enjoyable weekend, Ed Silva, 203-206-0754, even if it doesn't involve golf. 😊

May 26, 2024 09:17 AM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Hi Carol:

Looks like another great list of readings, some of which I saw during the week.

Enjoy your weekend.


May 25, 2024 10:18 AM
Carol Williams

Thanks, Jeff Dowler, CRS 
I hope you're having a nice weekend, as well.

May 26, 2024 09:21 AM
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Well Carol Williams  for a change I read most of the ones you selected and must say great choices:)Endre

May 25, 2024 02:08 PM
Carol Williams

Hi Endre Barath, Jr. 
I'm glad you enjoyed this week's selections!

May 26, 2024 09:22 AM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Hi Carol- thank you for your Saturday post. I see two that I missed!!!

May 25, 2024 02:20 PM
Carol Williams

HI Kathy Streib 
I do like how we find different posts to Feature.
I hope you and Larry are having a nice weekend. Is there a big family get together today or tomorrow?

May 26, 2024 09:22 AM
Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!
Red Rock Real Estate (435) 632-9374 - St. George, UT
St. George Utah Area Residential Sales Agent

THANK YOU for including my post with all the rest for your weekly Second Chance Saturday series, Carol. Much appreciated!

May 25, 2024 03:27 PM
Carol Williams

You're welcome, Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can! 
I hope you and your honey are having a fabulous weekend.

May 26, 2024 09:23 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

Good choices, I need to read a few I missed.
I'll hold my breath and keep the faith for my recommendation to make it next Saturday 😉

May 25, 2024 04:17 PM
Carol Williams

Keep the faith, Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets 
In the meantime, I hope you're having a fabulous weekend.

May 26, 2024 09:24 AM
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Carol, Paddy Deighan is a very knowledgeable speaker, and it looks like we are going to be hearing a lot from him in June.

May 25, 2024 06:15 PM
Carol Williams

Hi George Souto 
Paddy is knowledgeable in so many subjects. He is very interesting.

May 26, 2024 09:24 AM