Marv Nicholson
  • Community Events

    Morning Meditation and Informal Tea

    Zen Meditation with Three Treasures Sangha - Seattle

    If you're new to Zen practice, instruction will be available. If new folks let me know ahead of time someone will meet you there to introduce you to our form. I don't usually make this meeting myself, but Madelon does. Our regular members don't...

    Climb Mount Hood- Technical and Advanced Skills

    Seattle Outdoor Adventurers Meetup (SOA)

    Answer the questions and join the waitlist. Team members will be screened and approved by climb leaders and event organizer. Climb time might change and move to a sooner or later dates according to conditions and with agreement from climbing...

    Bellevue Arts Festival

    Eastside Art Group

    The biggest arts festival in the area!  Let's meet in front of the Bellevue Arts Museum at 9:30 and then break into small groups to go through the arts/crafts booth areas.  I'll be holding a "Meetup Eastside Art Group" sign. Please let us know...

  • Creative Upgrade Ideas Make Selling Your Home Easier

    For owners who are contemplating some major upgrades with an eye to eventually selling a home, there’s always the question of where to do the upgrading. Last year, the National Association of Home Builders weighed in with a study of what today’s home buyer “really want”—which supplies some guidance that may be helpful. Although the […]


    Working Out Any Kinks in Your New Home

    Imagine the first time you turn the front door key to a newly purchased home—the first time you step over the threshold of the home you now own. It’s a moment to truly savor. Whether it’s a feeling of well-being—that of a major milestone successfully accomplished—or just the sheer joy of appreciating the milestone it […]


    Remodel or New Home? The Pros and Cons are Significant Tradeoffs for Remodeling vs. Moving to a New Home. Remodel Costs Compete with New Home Expense.

    Last week’s Rasmussen Reports survey reported that the majority (52%) of Americans consider their home to be a family’s best investment at the same time that the number of people who are choosing to remodel their home is on the rise. According to the Houzz & Home survey, the number of people who planned improvement […]


    Home for Sale or Not, Spring is Time for Simple Renovation. Simple Tips for Renewal (Without Breaking the Bank!). Beyond Spring Cleaning: Inexpensive Renewal Ideas.

    With spring in the air, you don’t have to have your home for sale to catch the spring cleaning bug. Whether or not you’ve been cooped up inside for a longer-than-usual siege of the wintertime blues, as soon as the weather turns the corner, there seems to be a natural urge to open the windows […]


    Real Estate Sales Make for True-Life Reality Shows. Real Estate Sales Depend on Preventing Common Missteps. Keeping Eastside Real Estate Sales on Track.

    The slick, entertaining formats of HGTV’s many buying and selling programs makes for great entertainment – but, as anyone who has ever actually bought or sold a house knows, they tend to leave some key information on the cutting room floor. Sure, real estate sales in town can in fact involve elements of creativity, presentation, […]


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