A boutique real estate firm serving Boone, Blowing Rock, Banner Elk and beyond in the NC High Country

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828 Real Estate is a locally owned Boutique real estate firm in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains that focuses on Quality not Quantity.

Located in the vibrant downtown Boone area, we serve all of the North Carolina High Country. Our primary goal is not to build a business empire, but rather to build a strong community while providing excellent customer service from start to finish.

All of our agents have deep roots in the community. This gives us a unique opportunity to serve our clients with incredible customer service and localized knowledge. 

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828 Luxury Real Estate certified luxury liaisons are fully equipped with the tools to provide an elevated, dedicated, and connected approach to High Country Luxury that is simply-unparalleled.

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"Excellent. If you think customer service has fallen by the wayside, contact Sarah. She is efficient, thorough, thoughtful and gracious. A real find!"
"Sarah was amazing every step of the way. Extremely knowledgeable and well connected in the community. Can't recommend 828 Real Estate enough!"
"We have worked with Sarah Long a few times now and she is wonderful! We highly recommend her."
"Tricia Hall was great to work with! I had some unwelcome news when the home I was selling was inspected. Tricia not only advised me, but she was also very kind and supportive. I recommend her highly! 😊"
"Emily is kind, honest, and professional. She makes the complicated process of buying a home feel simple."
"We’ve now worked with Susan Stelling to buy AND sell a house! In both experiences it felt like working with a friend….someone who was looking out for your interests at all times while also helping to manage your expectations. I would highly recommend Susan!"
"Corrinne Loucks - Working with Corinne was the Best Experience we have ever had with any Realtor. She is honest, determined and very Professional. We were out of town buyers, making an offer over the July 4th Holiday, which wasn’t easy. Corrinne has great follow through, we knew she was doing all sh
"Corrinne Loucks was so easy to work with. We asked her to show us some second homes we were interested in, and found others that also fit our needs and wants. We placed and offer with her guidance, and the offer was accepted! It was an easy, seamless transaction. Even after we moved in, she was wil
"We had the privilege of working with Emily Shack to help us find a home. It was a long process and she was with us every step of the way. She was very punctual and worked around our schedule. Highly recommend."
"Sarah Long met with us several months before we listed our home. She gave us excellent recommendations of what to update in the house for the sale. Also, she gave us recommendations of what may not be necessary. Once all the updates were done, we listed the house, and with in 2 business days of b

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