Diana Mathias - Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate Agent

Diana Mathias

Vail - 281 Bridge Street





French, German, Spanish

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About Me

DIANA'S STRENGTH IS WORKING WITH BUYERS AND SELLERS FROM ALL WALKS OF life and helping them effortlessly navigate the buying and selling process from start to finish.  Her business model is unique, personal and exceptional.  When you list your home for sale with Diana you will receive complimentary and exemplary service that is unusually thoughtful and efficient.  


SHE HAS LIVED ALL OVER THE WORLD MAINLY in mountain regions. She was educated in the UK and Switzerland, graduating from Durham University with a degree in Zoology with Genetics. Taking an opposite tangent she then focused on her passion of ski racing, coaching and teaching which ultimately brought her to Vail.

She began selling real estate in 1982 alongside teaching skiing and tennis here in the valley. In 1988 she started her Real Estate career.  Her experience in International Marketing for Vail Associates,  giving presentations in South America and Europe, resulted in attracting an extensive foreign clientele. Being conversant in three foreign languages, she headed the translators and ambassadors for the 1989 World Ski Championships and worked again for the 1999 World Championships.  In 2015 she was found volunteering again this time working with the athletes and USDA antidoping group.  She enjoys skiing, tennis, biking, snowshoeing and hiking in her leisure hours.  


 "HER LOVE OF TEACHING AND SERVICE TO OTHERS AND assisting people through a process is evident through results" .   Over the years she has worked for the Vail Board of Realtors as a Director and Trustee and has been honored with the Realtor of the Year.

Diana's free time is spent working with her own non-profit Mountains of Love in Honduras working at the Emilia D'Cuire Special Needs School for Children in La Ceiba or raising funds locally to support the children, teachers and school.


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"We were very pleased with the service that Diana provided. She was very professional and helpful. She never took us to see a property that did not meet our requirements and she was never pushy or annoying!! She was honest about the properties we looked at, pointing out deficiencies as well as positives. There was no what I call Realtor Speak, e.g., small being expressed as "cozy". If you are looking for a professional, personable agent who knows the area very well and won't take you on wild goose chases we highly recommend Diana Mathias."

—john morone

"We found Diana through a simple web search and truly just decided to work with her based on her website. It was a shot in the dark. We liked her so much from our first business transaction that we didn't think twice about using her again for the second property we needed to sell. She is thorough, confident, intelligent and honest. If only everyone did business this well..."


"We are from out of state and therefore needed a knowledgeable local agent that we could rely on to help us find our townhouse in Eagle-Vail. Diana fit the bill, she helped us every step of the way with everything we needed to do to close from out of state including facilitating inspections, repairs, finding a local insurance agent, etc. She even helped us find furniture! Overall, we were very happy with the experience and would not hesitate to recommend Diana."

—Douglas Rule

"From Start to finish Diana made our experience as first time home buyers easy. Nothing was ever a problem, everything was taken care of with minimal disruption to us. Diana was a great resources, with excellent knowledge and support in our decision making process."


"From my experiences, Diana is the best there is in the Vail Valley and a pleasure to work with. Diana made the process smooth and time from start to finish. She understood what I was looking for and didn't waist my time showing me a multitude of properties that weren't what I was looking for. I would recommend Diana to anyone interested in real estate in the Vail Valley."

—l d whitman

"Diana Mathias has been my broker for 3 homes in the Vail Valley and has always gone above and beyond to take care of my interests. Her knowledge of the local market has allowed me to accommodate all of my desires as I have purchased bigger properties each time and made the buying experience a seamless process. I have been able to recommend others who all have ended up purchasing through her and all of them more than satisfied with their outcomes. She is a true professional that executes her business masterfully. She is creative and does her homework to match myself up with properties that more than suit my needs and desires."


"Diana Mathias is the best! We bought the best condo in Vail with her assistance. She really listens to what you say, and notes how you react to properties she shows, so she never wastes your time showing places you would not be interested in. She keeps her eyes on the market daily, and quickly let's you know if there is something new to see. The day we flew in to show my husband the unit we would likely buy, she introduced us to a property that came on the market that very morning that she viewed early and insisted we see before the one we intended to buy. It was perfect, and we loved it even more. We've been there for a few years now and really still believe it is the best property in all of Vail. She worked well with us and the realtor for the seller, so we were able to negotiate every detail we wanted, and close quickly. It went very smoothly. I would definitely use her again, and highly recommend her to others."


"Diana is very skilled at ascertaining what a client is really looking for in a home. Rather than simply showing us what was available in our price range, Diana took in our responses to a few homes, skipped those she knew wouldn't fit aesthetically or practically, and honed in on those which would. Also, she helped us sell our last place with an ease and diplomacy and fairness which exceeded our expectations.

You are lucky if you have Diana working with you!"

—Mary Mary

"Diana helped with the purchase of my Edwards, CO home.
She is very personable, professional and made the experience seemless and fun!
Last year Diana helped me look for another residence and found an increadible deal. Sadly that house was already under contract but we put in a strong back up offer just in case the first offer failed."


"In July 2015 I completed my fourth transaction with Diana. I was living out of state and Diana made the process seamless.
Before we looked at properties I sent her my wish list: 2 car garage, budget, etc and she had several homes ready to show me on my first day. I did find our family's dream home that day.

I have recommended Diana to my friends and they too have been very pleased with her services."


"Diana assisted me in purchasing a condo in Eagle, Colorado. She was extremely helpful, and was very patient with me during the negotiation process. She was prompt in responding to my questions and concerns, even replying to e-mails while she was out of the country.. She referred me to a variety of possible resources for the mortgage and inspection. I couldn't be happier. I highly recommend Diana Mathias!"


"We dealt with Diana from out of state and she handled everything. Every detail was taken care of and then reviewed and then discussed. She couldn't be more thorough. We have other real estate in Vail and will use her should we decide to sell again."


"Diana might be the finest realtor we have ever worked with!! She was immensely patient and so friendly. In fact, she moved from realtor to friend in the years we have works with her. Her knowledge of all things Vail go beyond "very impressive, masterful, immediate and excellent". We adore her and cannot possibly say enough good things about her!! HIGHLY recommend!!"


"We met Diana while she was having an open house. Not our style home but we started talking with Diana and she offered to show us other homes in the area of the Vail valley right after the open house was over which was about 20 minutes from the time we entered. She was very knowledgable of the area and knew of several homes for sale within our price point. From that meeting we scheduled followup meetings with her while she sent us information on homes and areas in the area. After 3 different days of visiting homes we found the home we purchased. Diana was ALWAYS prepared with all the information we requested and she had it when we visited and did not have to followup with it at a later date. She had country club comparison spread sheets, interest rate data, tax and transfer fee data, comp pricing, asking price to sell ratios, and days on the market information. She was also able to give us price per sq. footage data on each house without being asked. When we made an offer she was very aware of all the contract detail and helped us through it as we were from out of state and not familiar with Colorado real estate law. We did hire a real estate attny to further protect us but Diana was correct in all her direction. Diana followed every step of the process through closing and was there to help in any way she could. She also introduced us to many facets of the community as well. Two and a half years later we have remained friends and we have recommended Diana to 2 other couples interested in purchasing locally, one on the opening price end of the real estate market and one on the higher end and both are very happy with her service. She will also list our home if we ever decide to sell it. We would rate her as one of the best realtor we have ever met and we have purchased and sold 12 homes so far in multiple cities across the country."


"Diana is the best of the best. Time and time again, Diana has gone above and beyond to provide our family with all of the expertise needed to make informed, and excellent real estate purchasing decision."


"Diana was the third agent that I worked with in Vail. From the very beginning her patience and time she spent listening to our needs were outstanding. This created a very trusting relationship. She showed us a number of condos around the area and we finally found exactly what we wanted in our price range, a town house in East Vail. Although this was some years ago we stay in touch, she regularly keeps us informed of the market and when I inherit some money I will be calling her to upgrade!"


"Diana has been our agent in Beaver Creek and Arrowhead for the purchase and sale of four properties over the course of about 19 years. She is extremely knowledgeable of the entire Vail valley real estate market. She is very active in this community outside of real estate, which aids her in being able to guide clients' purchasing decisions. We have become personal as well as professional friends over the years. I can't imagine hiring anyone else for a real estate transaction."


"We have used Diana as our broker for many years and believe she is the best real estate agent in Vail. She has exhaustive knowledge of the market, and is extremely responsive. I highly recommend her."


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