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Second Chance Saturday: Week 348

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:
Real Geeks Web Design and SEO
Chris Bennet
Ken Compton
Jarett Vogler 
Mark Jackson
Tina Shildt
Brandy Nelson
Jacobo lasiello

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Plant the Seeds For Your Success
By: Lou Ludwig    
"As I see it..." 

The Human Touch In A Technological World
By: Cara Marcelle Mancuso 
"As we enter this age of unfathomable technology, I think it will be wise to remember the value of human touch as well."   

A Thought For A Monday 
By: Marte Cliff          

"You can make more friends in two months by..."

Motivational Monday - What Do You Have?
By: Leanne Smith 
"How often do we want something and fail to remember what we have?"

Summer Fun In BananaTude Group 
By: Anna "Banana" Kruchten 
"Let your imagination run wild and post a few summer time stories you recall either as a kid, in college or and adult!"
(Note: If you aren't a member of the BananaTude Group, please consider joining. We're about positive energy and having fun.) 

1933 Kalispell Ordinances: The Beer Act
By: Kat Palmiotti 
"Interestingly enough, this ordinance was declared an "emergency measure."  

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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 11th - Roundtable Group Discussion
Odd Situations With Buyers & Sellers

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!


Ed Silva, 203-206-0754
Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 - Waterbury, CT
Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally

I feel proud of myself for having read a couple of your suggestions. Now to go see what I missed.  Thanks for your efforts.

Jun 08, 2024 06:17 AM
Carol Williams

You're welcome, Ed Silva, 203-206-0754 
Have a great weekend.

Jun 08, 2024 07:18 AM
Brian England
Ambrose Realty Management LLC - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

I am going to check out the newbies and see if any of them look worth following and interacting with, haha.

Jun 08, 2024 06:50 AM
Carol Williams

I'm sure they'll appreciate you checking out their blog post, Brian England. Encourage them to keep going!

Jun 08, 2024 07:19 AM
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Good Morning Carol and thank you for sharing the second chance blog with us today.  Make it a great day!


Jun 08, 2024 07:20 AM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

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

Jun 08, 2024 11:26 AM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Hi Carol0 I saw one that I'd meant to read but forgot so thank you!!!

Jun 08, 2024 01:28 PM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Hi Carol:

I have some good reading ahead of me, and hope to check out the new bloggers, too.

Thanks for featuring Anna "Banana" Kruchten 's BananaTUDE Group post. It would be nice to have some more people posting there each week - it's a fun group.


Jun 08, 2024 01:48 PM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

What a bummer, Carol... managed to read just two of your selections this week! I hope I didn't ruin your weekend!

Jun 08, 2024 01:50 PM
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Carol good job with you picks each and every week.

Jun 08, 2024 03:06 PM
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Brian England  great idea let us know how they are doing:)Endre

Jun 08, 2024 08:19 PM
Laura Cerrano
Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island - Locust Valley, NY
Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher

We all deserve a second chance, especially when we write these blogs on the daily basis.. I think it matters quite a lot! :

Jun 08, 2024 11:44 PM
Kat Palmiotti
eXp Commercial, Referral Divison - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

Thank you so much for including my post and for taking the time to do this every week. I did miss one this week, but now I'm all caught up!

Jun 09, 2024 07:21 AM
Anna "Banana" Kruchten
HomeSmart Real Estate - Phoenix, AZ

Hi Carol thanks a bunch for including  my post and encouraging folks to share their summer time fun stories!  Much appreciated!  I also need a reminder from time to time that AZ is on Pacific time!  Why I forget, who knows!

Jun 09, 2024 10:33 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 great weekend.

Jun 09, 2024 11:53 AM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

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

Jun 09, 2024 11:54 AM
Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty
Front Gate Real Estate - Brandon, MS
601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell

Thanks for the reading material, Carol. I've spent a good bit of time today dancing around in the rain. It was the only way to cool off!

Jun 09, 2024 05:54 PM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

Good Monday morning, Carol. We have a sunny morning for the golfers in our area. 73 degrees at 11 a.m.

Jun 10, 2024 08:01 AM
Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!
Red Rock Real Estate (435) 632-9374 - St. George, UT
St. George Utah Area Residential Sales Agent

Hi Carol, have been inundated with business (or busyness), depends on what someone sees on the outside looking in! Will plan to be there tomorrow at the zoom meeting, may the duiscussion flow freely!

Jun 10, 2024 05:47 PM
Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

Thank you for a always providing these selections. I'm playing catchup since I've been gone.

Jun 11, 2024 12:30 PM