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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.

10 Amazing Home Design Ideas Realtors Recommend

10 Amazing Home Design Ideas Realtors Recommend

Realtors love interior design and know what works and what doesn’t during the home selling process. Purchasing a home with great …

How to Find Property Lines in the North Carolina Mountains

How to Find Property Lines in the North Carolina Mountains

Sometimes you need to know where your property lines are for your commercial or residential land in the North Carolina …

Why You Should Retire to the Mountains of North Carolina

Why You Should Retire to the Mountains of North Carolina

The Blue Ridge Mountains are known as a favorite vacation destination. The cool temps and picturesque scenery bring folks from …

What is the Multiple Listing Service (MLS)?

What is the Multiple Listing Service (MLS)?

The Multiple Listing Service (MLS) connects real estate sellers, buyers, agents, and professionals, together for one common goal. Whether you …

5 North Carolina Mountain Lots That Are Ready to Build

5 North Carolina Mountain Lots That Are Ready to Build

Ready to head for the hills and build on NC mountain land? In rural Appalachia, ready-to-build land is not very common! …

How to Avoid & Overcome Real Estate Sellers' Remorse

How to Avoid & Overcome Real Estate Sellers' Remorse

If you’ve ever sold a home, you know there’s a specific home selling process that needs to be followed before …

How to Avoid Decreasing Your Home's Property Value

How to Avoid Decreasing Your Home's Property Value

Nobody wants their home's property value to decrease. Oftentimes there are things out of your control that affects property value. …

What Pending Real Estate Listings Really Mean

What Pending Real Estate Listings Really Mean

When searching on the internet via real estate sites like www.828RealEstate.com, it’s common to find MLS Real Estate listings that …

Basements: Do They Really Improve Home Value?

Basements: Do They Really Improve Home Value?

Basements are a fairly, common feature in homes in the Blue Ridge Mountains. The rolling hills and sloping land is …

How to Choose the Perfect Lot for a Mountain Home

How to Choose the Perfect Lot for a Mountain Home

If you are planning to build your dream home in the High Country, you will need to know how to …

Do You Know Why You Are Selling Your Home?

Do You Know Why You Are Selling Your Home?

Buyers are bound to question sellers and their agents at some point during the real estate transaction about the reason …

Outdoor Living Ideas for Mountain Homes

Outdoor Living Ideas for Mountain Homes

From Banner Elk to Boone, or West Jefferson and Fleetwood, North Carolina, the High Country area is a great location …