Episode 15

Ep. 15: Inside Aspen’s Pandemic Real Estate Supernova

Published on: 5th May, 2021

This episode flips the script with Andrew Travers, editor of the Aspen Times Weekly, in a conversation about lessons learned from the first three months of the podcast. We discuss current trends impacting the brokerage community, revisit the pandemic-fueled mountain real estate boom, and look ahead to the busy summer selling season. Ep. 15 is a companion piece to a feature story in the May 6 issue of the Aspen Times Weekly written by the host Christian Knapp.


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About the Podcast

Selling The Mountains
Welcome to Selling The Mountains — a podcast about the booming mountain town real estate economy and unique personalities fueling it. Your host is Christian Knapp, a lifelong mountain town enthusiast and resort marketing leader based in Aspen, Colorado who has worked for the top destinations in North America. Each episode is an insider’s perspective on market trends, lifestyle, success stories, and the business of buying and selling property in the mountains.

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Christian Knapp

Christian Knapp is the former chief marketing officer of Aspen Skiing Company and a lifelong mountain town enthusiast. He is an accomplished marketing and sales leader who has worked for the top resorts in North America — including Aspen, Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, and Keystone. Christian is currently an independent consultant, podcaster, and principal at Moment of Truth — a boutique marketing firm specializing in brand development, strategic planning, and digital execution.