Who I Am

Four decades ago, John Nichols came to Vail from Vermont to enjoy the perfect skiing conditions and clear sunny skies, planning to stay just for one season.

His story starts off a familiar one for this valley, but soon becomes all his own.

After that first season, John stayed on and began working in construction trades and then moved into commercial real estate conceptualizing the first seafood restaurant and sports bar in the valley.

John Nichols then transitioned to working in real estate development and sales, authoring four books on the topic in the process. He has extensive experience in all aspects of the business be it creative financing, residential, ranch/rural properties, or commercial sales.




Our home had been on the market off and on for almost 2 1/2 years with few showings and no offers when we recruited John Nichols to take over the listing. He immediately advised us on which areas of the house to improve so that it would show better to prospective buyers, and quickly produced an impressive video of the house and property that featured its greatest assets.


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Janet and Richard DeClark


We were pleased to be referred to John by mutual friends in the Vail Valley. He was able to help us find and negotiate our second home in Vail very quickly. His wealth of knowledge of the real estate market, from all angles, was extremely valuable. His credibility is without question and proved to be quite an asset to our transaction.



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