42 episodes

To the Foothills: A Colorado Lifestyle and Real Estate Podcast features mountain home real estate broker, Robert Martin. Robert has 27 years of experience assisting clients reach their goals and move forward. He loves sharing in the joy his clients have at the closing table or the relief and satisfaction they feel upon a successful closing.

On the podcast Robert interviews experts, Colorado adventurers, and residents who enjoy the serenity and lifestyle and understand the local area details and specific nuances to buy and sell mountain homes in Evergreen, Conifer, Bailey, and surrounding areas. Tune in each week for a dynamic conversation that explores the ins and outs of buying the perfect mountain home or selling your dream home and catch a glimpse into the Colorado lifestyle that’s a part of you.

To the Foothills Robert Martin

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To the Foothills: A Colorado Lifestyle and Real Estate Podcast features mountain home real estate broker, Robert Martin. Robert has 27 years of experience assisting clients reach their goals and move forward. He loves sharing in the joy his clients have at the closing table or the relief and satisfaction they feel upon a successful closing.

On the podcast Robert interviews experts, Colorado adventurers, and residents who enjoy the serenity and lifestyle and understand the local area details and specific nuances to buy and sell mountain homes in Evergreen, Conifer, Bailey, and surrounding areas. Tune in each week for a dynamic conversation that explores the ins and outs of buying the perfect mountain home or selling your dream home and catch a glimpse into the Colorado lifestyle that’s a part of you.

    The Power of Information and Knowledge: Communication is Key

    The Power of Information and Knowledge: Communication is Key

    Kelly Moye has been a Realtor for 30 years in Boulder and Broomfield counties. Her team is consistently within the top 5 selling teams for the Mountain States Region. She is the only broker in her office to receive the prestigious Titan award in 2017, followed by the Circle of Legends in 2018. She served as the President of the Boulder Area of Realtor Association and was honored by them in 2018 as their Realtor of the Year.
    As the media spokesperson for the Colorado Association of Realtors and chair of the Research Committee, she compiles all of the statewide housing market statistics and is seen as the expert in local real estate market statistics and trends. She appears on local TV news often, regularly does interviews for NPR, has appeared on the national CBS Evening News, and has appeared in an episode of House Hunters for HGTV.
    Kelly has two additional brokers on her team, a licensed business manager and a licensed agent. She has 2 kids, ages 21 and 23, and teaches group fitness and cycling at Lifetime Fitness.
     
    Listen to this informative To the Foothills episode with Kelly Moye about the power of information, knowledge, and clear communication.
     
    Here are some of the beneficial topics covered on this week’s show:
    - How realtors should be the voice of real estate in the media.
    - Why it’s important to have accurate stats on the area where you want to buy.
    - How the real estate market is adjusting and shifting faster than any ever.
    - Why the real estate market needed to be adjusted.
    - How it’s vital to price your property properly from the start.
     
    Connect with Kelly:
    Links Mentioned:
    https://coloradorealtors.com/
    https://www.kellymoyeteam.com/

    Guest Contact Info:
    Instagram
    @kelly.moye.compass
    Facebook
    facebook.com/kelly.moye.10
    LinkedIn
    linkedin.com/in/Kelly-moye-953479173

    Connect with Robert Martin Broker Associate with Compass Colorado:
    Website
    https://www.mountainrealestategroup.com/
    https://www.mountainregroup.com
    Email
    robert.martin@compass.com
    Phone
    303.882.8450
    Instagram
    @robertmartincompass
    Facebook
    facebook.com/Robert-Martin-189289934510939/
    LinkedIn
    linkedin.com/in/robert-martin-51188316
     
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    • 41 min
    Wild Aware: Vital Information for Safe Co-Existence with Wildlife

    Wild Aware: Vital Information for Safe Co-Existence with Wildlife

    Christie Greene arrived in Denver in 1986 when she accepted a job transfer from her employer in Nashville, and three years later she discovered Evergreen. Like the John Denver lyrics “Coming home to a place I’ve never been before,” she felt immediately at home and has lived in Evergreen since 1989. She can wake every morning knowing there is wildlife all around her every single day.
    Christie started Wild Aware when a large number of elk were struck on Evergreen Parkway in November of 2019. Looking into the open eye of a fallen female elk, Christie became determined to attack the problem of wildlife-vehicle collisions by bringing together like-minded members of the community. 
    Wild Aware has given Christie the honor of meeting the most incredible human beings. The folks who give their hearts to the animals are the ones you want by your side as fellow Wild Awarians!
     
    Listen to this informative To the Foothills episode with Christie Greene about vital information for safe co-existence with wildlife.
     
    Here are some of the beneficial topics covered on this week’s show:
    - How people are spreading out into animal territory leading to more wildlife encounters.
    - Why it’s on the humans to figure out how to live peacefully with the wildlife.
    - How it’s important to find a way to deal with pests and problems that doesn’t involve poison.
    - Why you should remove barbed wire and metal fencing from your yard. 
    - How you shouldn’t feed wildlife, leave out trash, and bring your bird feeders in at night.
     
    Connect with Christie:
    Links Mentioned:
    https://wildaware.org/

    Guest Contact Info:
    Instagram
    @wild_aware_evergreen_co
    Facebook
    facebook.com/WildAwareColorado

    Connect with Robert Martin Broker Associate with Compass Colorado:
    Website
    https://www.mountainrealestategroup.com/
    https://www.mountainregroup.com
    Email
    robert.martin@compass.com
    Phone
    303.882.8450
    Instagram
    @robertmartincompass
    Facebook
    facebook.com/Robert-Martin-189289934510939/
    LinkedIn
    linkedin.com/in/robert-martin-51188316
     
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    • 35 min
    Embracing The Ever-Changing Market. An Historical Look at Mortgage Rates.

    Embracing The Ever-Changing Market. An Historical Look at Mortgage Rates.

    Whether you're buying, selling, refinancing, or building your dream home, you have a lot riding on your loan specialist. Since market conditions and mortgage programs change frequently, you need to make sure you're dealing with a top professional who can give you quick and accurate financial advice. As an experienced loan officer, Bonnie Butler has the knowledge and expertise you need to explore the many financing options available. Ensuring that you make the right choice for you and your family is Bonnie’s goal. She is committed to providing her customers with mortgage services that exceed their expectations.
     
    Listen to this informative To the Foothills episode with Bonnie Butler about embracing the ever-changing housing market.
     
    Here are some of the beneficial topics covered on this week’s show:
    - How people are still going to be able to buy homes a build equity even with high interest rates.
    - Why the lifestyle in the mountains is different than living anywhere else.
    - How it’s important for buyers to continue to do their due diligence when buying a home.
    - Why purchasing a home is one of the biggest decisions people make in their lives.
    - How people shouldn’t be afraid to invest in real estate at any time.
     
    Connect with Bonnie:
    Links Mentioned:
    homemortgagealiance.com

    Guest Contact Info:
    Facebook
    https://www.facebook.com/HomeMortgageAllianceLLC
    LinkedIn
    http://linkedin.com/company/home-mortgage-alliance-llc


    Connect with Robert Martin Broker Associate with Compass Colorado:
    Website
    https://www.mountainrealestategroup.com/
    https://www.mountainregroup.com
    Email
    robert.martin@compass.com
    Phone
    303.882.8450
    Instagram
    @robertmartincompass
    Facebook
    facebook.com/Robert-Martin-189289934510939/
    LinkedIn
    linkedin.com/in/robert-martin-51188316
     
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    • 14 min
    A Photographer's Intuitive Eye

    A Photographer's Intuitive Eye

    Merne Judson III was born and raised in Colorado. He grew up in Crested Butte and Gunnsion. He attended Colorado Mountain Collage in Glenwood Springs for his photography degree. Then he moved to Denver around 2006 where he worked in the natural food industry for a short stint. Merne has been running his own photography business since 2013 and went full time around 2016. He has been taking photos my whole life. 
     
    Listen to this informative To the Foothills episode with Merne Judson III about using his intuitive eye to capture the moment.
     
    Here are some of the beneficial topics covered on this week’s show:
    - How working with and capturing everyday people in photos is fun.
    - Why taking photos of cities shows a great representation of what we are as humans, both good and bad.
    - How Colorado is the best state to live in.
    - How the mountains are ingrained and integrated into the people of Colorado’s existence.
    - How many photographers don’t get famous until later in life.
     
    Connect with Merne:
    Links Mentioned:
    https://www.mernejudsonthethird.com/

    Guest Contact Info:
    Instagram
    @portraitswithmerne
    @mernejudsonthethird
    Facebook
    facebook.com/mernejudsonthethirdphotographer


    Connect with Robert Martin Broker Associate with Compass Colorado:
    Website
    https://www.mountainrealestategroup.com/
    https://www.mountainregroup.com
    Email
    robert.martin@compass.com
    Phone
    303.882.8450
    Instagram
    @robertmartincompass
    Facebook
    facebook.com/Robert-Martin-189289934510939/
    LinkedIn
    linkedin.com/in/robert-martin-51188316
     
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    • 25 min
    Road Biking and Mountain Biking...a Conversation with a Colorado Native Olympic Cyclist

    Road Biking and Mountain Biking...a Conversation with a Colorado Native Olympic Cyclist

    Alison Dunlap has been coaching cyclists and teaching skills clinics since 2003. She is a USA Cycling Level I coach, a certified Professional Mountain Bike Instructor out of Whistler, BC, a Wilderness First Responder, and a graduate of The Colorado College. In 2015 Alison was inducted into the US Bicycling Hall of Fame. Most recently Alison began a new career as a Physical Therapist Assistant. Alison is a Colorado native and lives in Colorado Springs with her husband where they are the proud parents of their 11-yr-old son Emmett.  
     
    Listen to this informative To the Foothills episode with Alison Dunlap about road biking and mountain biking.
     
    Here are some of the beneficial topics covered on this week’s show:
    - How cycling and mountain biking are two entirely different sports. 
    - Why it’s important to attend a skills clinic or hire a trainer after purchasing a mountain bike.
    - How Colorado offers a variety of trails for people to ride their bikes on.
    - Why Alison’s background in cycling helped with her career as a physical therapist assistant.
    - How it’s important to start with the easier trails and then work your way up when you’re a new mountain biker.
     
    Connect with Alison:
    Links Mentioned:
    http://alisondunlap.com/folders.asp?uid=1
    Guest Contact Info:
    Twitter
    @adcoaching
    Instagram
    @alisonkdunlap
    Facebook
    facebook.com/alisondunlapadventures

    Connect with Robert Martin Broker Associate with Compass Colorado:
    Website
    https://www.mountainrealestategroup.com/
    https://www.mountainregroup.com
    Email
    robert.martin@compass.com
    Phone
    303.882.8450
    Instagram
    @robertmartincompass
    Facebook
    facebook.com/Robert-Martin-189289934510939/
    LinkedIn
    linkedin.com/in/robert-martin-51188316
     
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    • 19 min
    An Overview of Real Estate Investment Financing and How to Get Paid an 8% Return

    An Overview of Real Estate Investment Financing and How to Get Paid an 8% Return

    Kevin Amolsch formed Pine Financial Group, Inc in October 2008 after leaving a small mortgage company as the senior loan officer for residential lending. Kevin has a degree in Finance which he obtained after serving four years in the US Army. Kevin started out in banking, working at First Bank in the lending department while in school. From there, he started his first real estate investment company, which is still active today. He and his companies have closed on over 1,100 transactions as a buyer, seller or private money lender.
     
    Kevin and Pine Financial Group, Inc have access to over $55 million in private equity and the business continues to see strong growth. After college, Kevin spent two years working with Wall Street as a mortgage bond analyst before leaving to work as a loan officer with real estate investors full time. He has spent more than 14 years as a real estate investor and 10 years in real estate lending. He is the author of 45-Day Investor and frequent speaker and has been quoted in The Las Vegas Review Journal, The Denver Post, Yahoo Real Estate and several smaller publications and blogs.
     
    Listen to this informative To the Foothills episode with Kevin Amolsch about how to get an 8% return on your real estate investment.
     
    Here are some of the beneficial topics covered on this week’s show:
    - What it’s like to purchase a property to fix it up and flip it.
    - How the recession created by the pandemic is different from any recession we’ve before.
    - How the biggest mistake real estate investors make is incorrectly setting their goals.
    - Why real estate is one of the best ways for people to dodge inflation.
    - How people need stability in their portfolios right now.
     
    Connect with Kevin:
    Links Mentioned:
    https://pinefinancialgroup.com/

    Guest Contact Info:
    Twitter
    @PineFinancial
    Instagram
    @pinefinancial
    Facebook
    facebook.com/PineFinancial
    LinkedIn
    linkedin.com/company/pine-financial-group

    Connect with Robert Martin Broker Associate with Compass Colorado:
    Website
    https://www.mountainrealestategroup.com/
    https://www.mountainregroup.com
    Email
    robert.martin@compass.com
    Phone
    303.882.8450
    Instagram
    @robertmartincompass
    Facebook
    facebook.com/Robert-Martin-189289934510939/
    LinkedIn
    linkedin.com/in/robert-martin-51188316
     
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    • 22 min

Customer Reviews

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4 Ratings

GrantMartin56 ,

Love the pod

I’m looking to buy a home in the mountain area and I have gotten some great info from this podcast.

AdgeBarker ,

Love the insider information

I have been keeping an eye on Colorado for retirement but wanted some inside information.
This show is perfect for me. Excited to hear more shows! Keep up the great work.

Sethgreene ,

Great podcast

What An innovative idea! This podcast makes me want to move and have Robert Martin and his team of experts help me do it!

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