Second Chance Saturday: Week 347

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.

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Let's Welcome This Week's First Time Bloggers:
Jerri Ingram  
Prabhu Kumar  
Dream Home Mortgage   

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How To Make A Big Difference
By: Lou Ludwig
"As I see it..."

In The Arena
By: Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets 
"It's easy and it's lazy to sit outside of a complicated situation and attack the people involved."

Breaking Bread Helps To Build Relationships
By: Leanne Smith 
"These are “breaking bread” opportunities that provide incredible insight provided we actively listen and ask the right questions."

Should Your Client Get A Pre-Listing Inspection
By: Kukun--240-483-3649 Franklin Carroll 
"Home inspection vs. pre-listing inspection: What is the difference?"

Must Know Google Search Console Terms For Real Estate Websites
By: Realtyna Inc 
"By learning key terms like impressions, clicks, CTR, and crawl stats, you can better optimize your site for search."

National Military Appreciation Part 5: The Impact of Housing Instability On Military Veterans 
By: Eric Lawrence Frazier MBA 
"As the sun sets on the battlegrounds of service, military veterans often find themselves navigating a new battlefield: the quest for stable housing."
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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

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     



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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."

Whatever You're Doing, Make It Fun!


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

Good morning Carol. Like Endre Barath, Jr. on my trivia posts, I did not get them all but half. For me that is terrific. Thanks. Keep them coming. Enjoy your day. 

Jun 01, 2024 04:40 AM
Brian England

Does Endre Barath, Jr. always get at least half of the questions correct?  He is one smart cookie, haha.

Jun 01, 2024 05:32 AM
Carol Williams

Wayne Martin 
Batting .500 is major league Hall of Fame level. 😊

Jun 01, 2024 08:02 AM
Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

Good morning Carol Williams ,

Wow what a great selection this Saturday morning of posts to read. I missed a number of these so off to read and comment.

Jun 01, 2024 05:20 AM
Carol Williams

Good morning, Dorie Dillard Austin TX 
Thanks for starting your weekend with us!

Jun 01, 2024 08:02 AM
Brian England
Ambrose Realty Management LLC - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

I like that you make note of the newbies to the Rain, I will check them out and see if any are worth following, haha.

Jun 01, 2024 05:32 AM
Carol Williams

Hi Brian England 
I get very little acknowledgement from the newbies I sent messages to. They have no idea what they are missing.

Jun 01, 2024 08:03 AM
Leanne Smith
Dirt Road Real Estate - Golden Valley, AZ
The Grit and Gratitude Agent

Thank you for the feature. I just caught up on a few that I missed. So enjoy these recaps as there are many great posts and reading them all is a herculean task.

Jun 01, 2024 06:03 AM
Carol Williams

You're welcome, Leanne Smith 
Have a great weekend.

Jun 01, 2024 08:03 AM
Ed Silva, 203-206-0754
Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 - Waterbury, CT
Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally

Another selections of 'should have' posts.  Thanks for the efforts

Jun 01, 2024 06:56 AM
Carol Williams

You're welcome, Ed Silva, 203-206-0754 
Thanks for checking in on Second Chance Saturday!

Jun 01, 2024 08:04 AM
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Good Morning Carol and thank you for for list to share with us.  I miss most of them so going back now.


Jun 01, 2024 08:16 AM
Carol Williams

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

Jun 01, 2024 09:23 AM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

Thank you very much, Carol, for your recommendations. Have an outstanding weekend.

Jun 01, 2024 08:22 AM
Carol Williams

You are welcome, Roy Kelley 
I hope you and Dolores have a wonderful weekend.

Jun 01, 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

Thank you for the Feature Miss Carol Williams - a little birdie must have prompted you 😂 - I truly appreciate it!

Jun 01, 2024 08:31 AM
Carol Williams

Hey Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets 
I love those little birdies whispering in my ear.

Jun 01, 2024 09:24 AM
Anna "Banana" Kruchten
HomeSmart Real Estate - Phoenix, AZ

Great pics Carol! Don't think I've read any of them yet.  And I see Paddy is going to be the zoom speaker in June. That should be very interesting!   And I read your comment that you love little birdies whispering in your ear......on the golf course too?!!!! Happy Saturday 😎

Jun 01, 2024 10:00 AM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Hi Carol:

Thank you for a very nice variety of posts, and somehow I missed them all. I see a day of reading ahead.

Have a wonderful weekend!



Jun 01, 2024 10:20 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Hi Carol... just two for me from your list today. Oh well... meantime, wishing you a lovely weekend and a lovely new month.

Jun 01, 2024 10:50 AM
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Carol you always add to my reading, and this week is no different.

Jun 01, 2024 11:10 AM
Kat Palmiotti
eXp Commercial, Referral Divison - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

As always thank you for taking the time to do these posts! I appreciate it!

Jun 01, 2024 12:41 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Hi Carol- thank you for putting this together each week and for highlighting the first time bloggers. 

Jun 01, 2024 05:57 PM
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Loved the comments and the bantering between you and Wayne Martin  as well as Brian England  I agree batting 500 is great in baseball, as well as onWanye's quizzes now to your featured post same as well:)Endre

Jun 01, 2024 09:20 PM
Hannah Williams
HomeStarr Realty - Philadelphia, PA
Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-820-3376

Carol Williams Sorry I missed your posts this week under the weather !! Too much pollen in the air :( 

Jun 04, 2024 10:36 AM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

Good Thursday morning, Carol. I hope all is going well for you this week.

The unexpected tornado added some strong concerns in our area last night.

Jun 06, 2024 06:49 AM