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Meet Our Team

The UrbanAsh Team has successfully closed thousands of luxury home, condominium, investment/rental, vacation/second home, and land transactions in the Greater Seattle area.

We live where we work!  With over 20+ years as industry leaders, downtown condo residents and community advocates, we believe there is no better place to call home. We are the only team specializing in downtown condominiums offering a comprehensive suite of sales, rental and corporate relocation services provided by Pointe3 and Seattle Rental Group. Since January 2017, the UrbanAsh Team has listed more condominiums in downtown Seattle for sale/lease than any other broker or broker team!

Ashley J. Hayes

Managing / Principal Broker & Leasing Specialist

Ashley J. Hayes (Michael) is one of Seattle’s leading real estate professionals, known as “UrbanAsh” for her exceptional knowledge and experience in living and investing within the city of Seattle. Ashley is currently the Managing Broker (Washington State) and Principal Broker (Oregon State) of a talented team of agents at Pointe3 Real Estate, as well as a Leasing Specialist and Chief Operating Officer at Seattle Rental Group. She has recently expanded her areas of service for clients looking to purchase or sell in Arizona, where she has joined a like-minded and hyperlocal team, The Brokery, and coined herself “DesertAsh.”

With over 18+ years of experience, she focuses her work on urban homes and condominiums both within and surrounding Seattle’s downtown core.  Since the beginning of her career, Ashley has helped countless clients find their dream homes or investment properties.  Her guidance has been sought out by numerous families as well as business leaders, entrepreneurs, professional athletes, and employees from the city’s largest companies, including Microsoft, Nordstrom, Starbucks, Boeing, and Amazon.  She and her team have represented more downtown Seattle condominiums than any other since 2017, and thoroughly enjoy the process of listing, marketing and selling condominiums and homes alike.

Ashley respects and appreciates the joys of living in the Pacific Northwest. She and her husband Mark currently reside in the heart of downtown at the Escala, and have lived in Belltown, Downtown, Pike Place, Pioneer Square, First Hill, and Queen Anne neighborhoods over the course of their life in Seattle. Today, Ashley leverages her first-hand experience with these neighborhoods to provide her clients with an insider’s perspective on the areas, whether they are looking to buy, sell, or rent.

Ashley maintains a 5-star Zillow rating as a Premier Agent, and has received the Five Star Professional Award for the last 10 consecutive years for her high production and industry-leading service. Ashley is also a Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist, widely regarded for her expertise, and has been featured as a home buyer and broker on the HGTV series House Hunters Seattle.  She is proud to be a member of several exclusive broker-only strategy groups such as the Seattle Condo Network and also serves on the Escala HOA Architectural Control Committee as Chairman.

Looking to the future, Ashley is already making plans to help her clients adapt to coming shifts in the real estate market. Additionally, she hopes to continue building the Pointe3 Real Estate Team, as they develop into a leading, independently-owned firm in the Seattle area, and through her recent partnership with The Brokery, Ashley plans to assist clients looking for their home or next investment in the Valley of the Sun.

Outside of real estate, Ashley enjoys traveling, running, spin class, yoga, and golf. She supports several non-profit organizations and causes close to her heart, such as FareStart and Mary’s Place, and serves on the Pike Place Market Foundation Donor Engagement Committee. Above all, she is a constant advocate for Seattle, and is proud to call the city her home.

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Jenni Moreno - UrbanAsh Team

Jenni Moreno

Marketing Director, Managing Broker, and Leasing Specialist

Jenni Moreno is a Managing Broker at Pointe3 Real Estate and Leasing Specialist at Seattle Rental Group specializing in luxury properties in downtown Seattle and neighboring areas with a year-after-year consistent track record of excellence representing landlords, tenants, buyers, and sellers.

As a local area expert with knowledge of the Seattle communities her objective is to work diligently to assist you in meeting your real estate goals.

Jenni grew up in the Pacific Northwest as a sixth-generation Puget Sound native and having lived in many of Seattle’s metropolitan neighborhoods, she’s a neighborhood expert who provides a thorough understanding of what each neighborhood has to offer while specializing in market trends, new developments, and resident attractions, making her the perfect choice for both buyers and sellers alike.

Since 2005 Jenni has called the Downtown Seattle core and the Pike Place Market neighborhood her home and holds a deep commitment to the downtown community where she’s an engaged and active member of the Downtown Seattle Association (DSA) and West Edge Neighborhood Association (WENA). She also supports a couple of foundations and causes which she holds dear, the Pike Place Market Foundation, FareStart, and Historic Seattle Preservation Foundation.

Jenni is a multi-year recipient of the nationally recognized Five Star Real Estate Agent Award, for providing an excellent customer experience in the Seattle real estate market, as well as the prestigious Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist (CLHMS), and Million Dollar Guild (GUILD) designation in recognition of her experience and knowledge in the Seattle luxury real estate market.

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Brittany Siva - UrbanAsh Team

Brittany Siva

Marketing & Social Media Manager

Brittany Siva serves as the Marketing Manager for the UrbanAsh Team. She grew up in the Seattle area with parents in construction and real estate development, thus sparking her interest in the real estate industry at an early age. She now resides in the Pike Place Market neighborhood.

Prior to joining the UrbanAsh Team, Brittany worked as a letterer and graphic designer. In 2013 she began creating both personal design projects and commissioned work for clients. Shortly thereafter, she launched her online store featuring her art print collections.

When Brittany is not working she can be found around Seattle at local sporting events or settled down with a good book and large cup of coffee.

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Emma Odah - UrbanAsh Team

Emma Odah

Broker and Leasing Specialist

Emma Odah started her journey in real estate at the tail end of 2020. The pandemic gave her pause to think through her career choices, and ultimately landed her with a real estate license. She has lived in Seattle for the past 30-years, spending her childhood in Magnolia, attending University of Washington achieving degrees in both Chemistry and Biochemistry, and then settling in Belltown as a condo owner at The Grandview. She has served as a board member for the past 4 years, and enjoys serving her condo community by contributing valuable input and providing careful oversight to the objectives at hand.

Emma has a vast array of skills she’s excited to apply to her role as a Broker and Leasing Specialist with the UrbanAsh Team at Pointe3 Real Estate. Her experience ranges from working as a Barista at a local cafe to working at the UW Medical center in the Neuropharmacology lab and then shifting to the Actuarial world as a Business Analyst. Through her professional experience, she has honed the ability to listen to others, consider the material and financial impact of their desires and concerns, and determine the best path forward as a critical thinker.

In her free time, you can find her rock climbing, hiking, tumbling at Emerald City Trapeze Arts, salsa dancing at Salsa Con Todo and spending time with her family.

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Olivia Watts - UrbanAsh Team

Olivia Watts

Broker and Relocation/Leasing Specialist

Olivia Watts began her career in real estate in early 2018, first as a Relocation Specialist where she assisted transplants in finding the perfect home in Seattle, then soon after becoming a licensed Real Estate Broker with Pointe3 Real Estate. Prior to real estate, she spent 15 years working in the arts where she cultivated client relationships and facilitated the sale of artwork as an Associate Director at a local art gallery, in addition to providing support, exhibition curation, market research, and daily management. Her love of art and the PNW’s unique design made real estate a perfect combination of all of the things she enjoys most: selling, buying, researching, building client relationships, and getting to see and appreciate the area’s beautiful architecture.⁣

Raised in Western WA and residing in Seattle proper for the last 20 years, Olivia has firsthand expertise in the local and surrounding neighborhoods. Her attention to detail, extensive market and area knowledge, and ability to truly understand her clients’ needs, make her the ideal choice whether you’re buying or selling your home. She has an eye for interior design and is a skilled negotiator, which will assist you in both visualizing and achieving your real estate goals.⁣

Olivia stays active in the arts community by volunteering with Artist Trust and working at The Seattle Art Fair each year. In addition, during her spare time, she enjoys exploring the city and all it has to offer, going to concerts, trying out new restaurants, and traveling with her husband.

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Kristel Haley Dirkes Pointe3

Kristel Dirkes

Transaction Manager

Kristel Dirkes started working in the real estate industry while studying at the University of Washington, Foster School of Business. She was able to use her knowledge of marketing and accounting and apply it to a fascinating industry that she fell in love with. After graduation, Kristel decided to continue her education and became a licensed real estate broker in Washington State. In addition to her accounting and marketing knowledge, Kristel also has an extensive background in the customer service industry, all of which has taught her the importance of clear communication and accountability. The path Kristel has taken has given her a unique perspective on the industry, as she has been able to learn it from the inside out. Understanding the fundamentals first has been the key for success in her career.

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Daniel R. Prince Seattle Business Attorney

Daniel R. Prince

Legal Counsel

Daniel Prince is a real estate attorney licensed in Washington and Oregon. He helps advise buyers and sellers to negotiate and close on residential property purchases. And he works with landlords and tenants to quickly resolve issues and prevent conflicts by helping them see the other side’s perspective and communicate concerns with clarity and integrity. Because Daniel has experience in both residential sales and rentals, he is the perfect resource for the UrbanAsh Team and our clients.

Dan is that rare lawyer who passed through law school without losing his humanity. His favorite clients are those who seek creative solutions, and he takes the time to listen and help clients understand how to apply the law to obtain the most empowering results possible.

A northwest native, his first job, at age 16, was giving tours as an elevator operator at the Space Needle. He’s also been a successful Nordstrom salesperson, spent a harvest season at a local winery, and taught English overseas. When not managing his solo law firm, he can generally be found outdoors playing with his two daughters and two Labradors.

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