John Nilsson, Vail Beaver Creek Homes For Sale - 970-390-7600 (Slifer Smith and Frampton Real Estate) Real Estate Agent



John Nilsson
Vail Beaver Creek Homes For Sale - 970-390-7600
location_on Vail, CO — Slifer Smith and Frampton Real Estate
Get to Know John Nilsson


John has been a real estate professional in the Vail Valley since Vail's infancy. Indeed, when he moved to Vail with his young family 40 years ago, he was one of only 28 full time brokers in the area. At that time there was no Avon, no Beaver Creek, no Batchelor Gulch and "down valley" was a synonym for "to far to drive"!

Things have changed a lot in the Eagle Valley and over the years John has participated in it's fantastic growth with well over $1,000,000,000 in residential, commercial and complex transaction sales. He has helped literally 100's of buyers and sellers meet their dreams and goals in the local real estate market.

John has always considered education to be the critical item in providing service to his clients and he holds the GRI (Graduate, Real Estate Institute), CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member), and CRS (Council of Residential Specialists) designations from the National Association of Realtors.

John believes that absolute truth and honesty are the two most important factors of any transaction. He has never forgotten this...and he never will.

John's long career and firm belief in continuing education has enable him to become adept in all kinds of complex real estate transaction in both residential and commercial applications. He has closed numerous IRS Section 1031 exchanges, large local and national commercial deals, and of course, hundreds of resort residential transactions in the Vail Valley and throughout Colorado. He has developed over 20 local residential properties and consulted on many more. These transactions have provided a myriad of opportunities to confront unique problems and their solutions and he has developed the "people relationships" and networks the get the job done.

The Vail Valley real estate market is a constantly changing, exciting environment. It is also a very complex market in which both Buyers and Sellers need expert guidance if their transaction are to be a success. John is a full time real estate professional who updates his knowledge of the local and national real estate markets on a daily basis. He knows where the best properties and values are. He is up to the minute on the best sources of financing and the best and most efficient way to get your transaction closed. Best of all, John has developed a comprehensive network of people and services that will make your local real estate transaction a success.

Finally, your best interests are John's first priority. From the first contact to the last, he stays on point with knowledge, integrity, and thorough communication with his clients. His focus is always on your priorities and your success. Your best choice is a real estate broker possessing the empathy to understand your needs and your goals who has the tools and experience to help you realize them. John is that real estate broker.


Specializing in sales of luxury homes and condominiums in the Vail/Beaver Creek, CO area.  In addition, John has a successful second business as an Architectural Photographer.  Many local property listings display his work and more examples can be found at


Broker for exclusive/luxury homes in the Vail Valley for over 40 years. Professional architectural photographer -