29 minutes | Jul 21st 2020

Luxury Mountain and Riverside Real Estate in Aspen, Colorado

With telecommuting on the rise, many luxury buyers are choosing to move to greener pastures.

In this episode, I interview Doug Leibinger, a Compass Broker Associate and top producer in Aspen, Colorado.

Get the inside scoop on buying and selling luxury real estate in this international ski resort town, which is famous for its breathtaking views and year-round outdoor recreation.


  • How Covid-19 has been affecting the market in Aspen.
  • Why 3D Matterport tours are so important, especially now.
  • The nuances of marketing in an international market like Aspen.
  • Why lifestyle marketing is crucial for luxury properties.
  • Advice for buyers looking to buy a home in Aspen.
  • How property lines and water rights work for riverside and mountain properties.
  • Tips for out-of-town buyers to make the most of the buying process.
  • What it means for a market to be micro-segmented.
  • How remodeling affects property taxes.


  • “3D property tours are crucial in today’s market.” - Doug Leibinger
  • “Spend the night in the area where you’re thinking of buying.” - Rob
  • “You can’t put a generic price per square foot on a luxury listing.” - Doug Leibinger

Doug Leibinger has proudly helped some of the most accomplished people from around the world find their place in the Roaring Fork Valley. The Wall Street Journal/Real Trends has recognized Doug as one of the Top 125 Brokers in the United States and as a top-five broker in Colorado. Doug has worked with both buyers and sellers to assist with over 3/4 of a billion dollars in transactions. Clients from across the globe—Hong Kong, London, Sydney, and San Paulo—as well as around the United States choose to work with Doug for his business acumen, affinity for technology, and professionalism. Solid relationships with local architects, builders, designers, and landscapers help Doug assist his clients and proved instrumental in several high-end developments. The Doug Leibinger Team was named the #1 sales team in the Aspen Valley in 2016, 2017 and 2018 with over $800 million in sales volume.

Cell: 970-379-9045
Email: Doug@Compass.com
Website: www.DougLeibinger.com

Welcome to Luxury Real Estate Talk, where you get expert advice on buying and selling Luxury Real Estate.

Learn from the best and brightest real estate agents, brokers, and other professionals, as they share real-life stories about the art and business of listing, marketing, selling, and buying high-end homes.

Through casual but insightful conversations, the Talk’s host Rob Jensen will help you master your understanding of the luxury real estate market.

Rob is the President and Owner/Broker of the Rob Jensen Company, which specializes in working with buyers and sellers in guard gated communities in Summerlin, Las Vegas, and Henderson, Nevada.

Rob's 15+ years of local industry expertise have made him a sought after real estate expert source with the media. He’s served as a guest commentator for numerous national broadcast television networks including MSNBC and BRAVO. He has also provided content and commentary to The Wall Street Journal, Forbes.com, BusinessWeek.com, the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Real Estate Executive magazine, Growing Wealth magazine, and the Los Angeles Times, among others. Additionally, Rob has penned a recurring monthly real estate column for the Las Vegas Business Press.