What comes up when there’s an ugly divorce

What comes up when there’s an ugly divorce

Brody was referred to me through a mutual friend. He needed help going through his stuff. I met him at his just moved into loft space. He answered the door in a T-shirt, loose fitting blue jeans and flip flops. I was greeted with a big hug and a smile but his face was...
clutter clearing—not that fun

clutter clearing—not that fun

I met my friend and Windermere real estate agent Phillipa for coffee not long ago. I was yammering about the ups and down of biz and said something like, “Everyone has stuff, most of us have too much stuff and feel stuck. I hear people in distress about this ALL...
An easy tip on what to do with Gift Cards

An easy tip on what to do with Gift Cards

How many of you out there have found a Gift Card you thought you lost, you find it (yay!) and then you realize, IT’S EXPIRED. Or, equally frustrating, you’re at the Apple Store and no—you don’t have the $100 gift card on you from when you recycled...
When Homes Sell Too Fast

When Homes Sell Too Fast

PING! Text message comes in. “Can you look at a listing I have in Wallingford, before this weekend? It’s needs an energy clearing.”    PING! Next text: “This is Dave Marks, by the way.”  Me: “Sure! how about (blahdey blahdey) day...
When your client shows up…with her crystal ball.

When your client shows up…with her crystal ball.

A few weeks ago, I had a new client who came to see me at the wee cottage and it was amazeballs. And I mean that literally. A client came to me…with her crystal ball! She refers to herself as a ‘third generation intuitive’ and had inherited the ball....

The Most Chill Energy Clearing Ever & Why It Was So Good

A couple just hired me to clear their newly purchased home. The wife, Rebecca, thought an energy clearing session would be a groovy way to set the tone in their new forever home. SO SMART! I love her already. Rebecca and I set up the session via text. I was trying to...
Why Rufus the dog was the key to the house selling

Why Rufus the dog was the key to the house selling

I was hired to clear a For Sale home in Magnolia — a beautiful, mostly residential neighborhood in Seattle that overlooks the Puget Sound. The home was not selling and it was SO dire that the owners took it off the market, waited for it to refresh and then re-listed...
When Things Blow Up

When Things Blow Up

Not long ago I was cruising by the seafood section at Whole Foods and I heard my name called, “Nicole!”. I whipped around and there was Dave. I’ve known Dave a long time. My amazing friend Shelly used to rent a room in his home and introduced us....