828 Real Estate Blog


828 Real Estate's team of High Country North Carolina Realtors and Brokers are constantly updating this blog with local guides, market updates, tips for home buyers and sells, and more. If you would like to receive these blog posts in your email inbox when they are released, simply sign up for the 828 Real Estate Newsletter.

The History of 828 Real Estate

The History of 828 Real Estate

How We Started 828 Real Estate started as a dream, in fact, a decade long dream. Our owner, Sarah Long, …

Dog Friendly Activities Around Boone

Dog Friendly Activities Around Boone

It’s a Dog’s Life in the 828! It’s true when they say a dog is a human’s best friend, but …

Day Trip Idea Near Boone: Grayson Highlands State Park

Day Trip Idea Near Boone: Grayson Highlands State Park

Adventure awaits in the 828 AND in many places very close to the 828! In August, our family finally found …

Where to Start if You're a First-Time Homebuyer

Where to Start if You're a First-Time Homebuyer

Mortgage Rates in the High Country of North Carolina are at an all-time low right now, so many people are …

How I Became an Airbnb Superhost in Boone

How I Became an Airbnb Superhost in Boone

"I loved running an Airbnb in Boone!" - Jordan Sellers In the summer of 2018, I opened up an Airbnb …

Mill Ridge: A Historical Neighborhood in the High Country of NC

Mill Ridge: A Historical Neighborhood in the High Country of NC

The High Country of North Carolina is home to many historical neighborhoods. One of the most known is Mill Ridge. …

The Booming East Side of Boone

The Booming East Side of Boone

There’s a lot going on in the up-and-coming East Side of Boone. The developing area is the future home of …

Harris Brothers Concert at Restored Valle Crucis Home on Crab Orchard …

Harris Brothers Concert at Restored Valle Crucis Home on Crab Orchard …

182 Lower Crab Orchard Road is a beautifully restored 1920s Banner Elk home located near Valle Crucis on over an …

The Best Coffee Shops and Cafes in Boone

The Best Coffee Shops and Cafes in Boone

6 Coffee Houses you Need to Visit in the High Country of North Carolina Waking up in the High Country …

Otter Falls: Hiking in Boone NC

Otter Falls: Hiking in Boone NC

If you are looking for a super accessible and beautiful hike close to Boone, Otter Falls is a great option! …

Newly Remodeled Mountain Home in Banner Elk Virtual Tour: 527 Red …

Newly Remodeled Mountain Home in Banner Elk Virtual Tour: 527 Red …

Sitting on six rolling acres with beautiful landscaping in Banner Elk, this home at 527 Red Tailed Hawk Road is …

Hiking Lower Pond Creek Trail in Beech Mountain, North Carolina

Hiking Lower Pond Creek Trail in Beech Mountain, North Carolina

Exploring the High Country never gets old! Yesterday my son took me on a trail on Beech Mountain that I …