Nicolette was born in Amsterdam and raised in both The Netherlands and Portugal. She has a background in Art History and Museum Studies and managed a successful tribal art gallery in Amsterdam before moving to the Bay Area in 1998.


She enjoys the diversity and active lifestyle the Bay Area offers. After living in San Francisco for 4 years, she fell in love with the East Bay and lived in Berkeley for 4 years before moving to the Oakland Hills in 2008. When she is not helping people with their homes she volunteers at EBAC as a volunteer grief and living with illness counselor and plays an active role as VP of the APT at her sons' school, Oakland School for the Arts. She enjoys her time at Burningman every year where she volunteers at her husbands' radio station. Does her yoga class and tries to swim at least once a week.

I believe that successful management of a real estate transaction requires looking at the transaction as more than just a sale. Rather, it is a chance to participate in her client's life changes. I  guide my clients through every aspect of a real estate transaction while going the extra mile, caring for each and every need. Building personal relationships and providing special care for my client's largest asset is my priority.  

I treat every client as if they were my only one. I understand how buying or selling a home can be challenging, especially when your busy life already includes a career, family and social activities. Resourcefulness, professionalism, honesty and sincerity are the hallmarks of my practice and I've spent years developing relationships with other agents, owners, title companies, lenders, business owners, tradesmen, solar energy and green living consultants and even local artists. I draw on all of these resources for each of my clients