Vail Valley’s Slifer Smith & Frampton adds auction division |

Vail Valley’s Slifer Smith & Frampton adds auction division

Vail Daily Staff Reportnewsroom@vaildaily.comVail, CO Colorado

VAIL, Colorado Responding to a national trend, Vail Valley real estate firm Slifer Smith & Frampton has created an auction program. The companys first auction is expected to take place this summer.Were constantly vigilant of ways to help all of our clients buy or sell their mountain home, and the auction process has become a very viable and respectable option in recent years, said Jim Flaum, president of Slifer Smith & Frampton. Weve done an incredible amount of research regarding the auction process, and it provides tremendous benefits to everyone involved in regards to time, accessibility and fair market value. It also helps firms drive sales and better accommodate our clients.According to a company press release, auction benefits can include: An auction can be a good way to find out what the true market value is for a property at the time of the auction. Auctions can be an effective marketing tool in both strong and soft real estate markets.The auction process may not be suitable for all properties. To learn more call Ric Souto, 970-845-2300, or toll-fee at 866-677-8380 or by e-mail at

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