Whitetop Mountain, Virginia

 Whitetop Mountain is the second highest mountain in the state of Virginia, after nearby Mount Rogers. It is located at the juncture of Grayson, Smyth, and Washington Counties in the state of Virginia. Whitetop was the location of the Whitetop Folk Festival from 1932 to 1939, with the exception of 1937. The mountain is also […]

Zip Lining in the High Country!

Zip-lining is becoming a very popular sport here in the High Country! Whether you're a dedicated thrill-seeker or want an accessible family adventure, Hawksnest Zipline,  Screaming Ziplines, and Sky Valley Zip Tours combine to make the Boone Area High Country one of the best places in Eastern America to try the hot sport of zip-lining. […]

Stonebridge Community Todd, NC

Stonebridge is captivating, magical, and secuded. This rustic and charming community is nestled in the heart of the timeless Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina in Ashe County, NC between the towns of West Jefferson and Boone, North Carolina.  The developers of Stonebridge created this mountain settlement by rescuing venerable old log cabins and barns […]

All Things High Country!

Located in the Northwest corner of North Carolina, the High Country includes the towns of Boone, Blowing Rock, West Jefferson, Beech Mountain, Valle Crucis, Wilkesboro, North Wilkesboro, Jefferson, Todd, Seven Devils and more. The High Country is just a short drive from Charlotte, Raleigh and Atlanta, and is conveniently found via several routes including Hwy […]

Restoring Bad Credit

It's important to note that repairing bad credit is a bit like losing weight. It takes time and there is no quick way to fix a credit score. In fact, out of all of the ways to improve a credit score, quick-fix efforts are the most likely to backfire, so beware of any advice that […]

Ashe Memorial Hospital

Healthcare is an important element to consider when you are evaluating life in a new place.  Ashe Memorial Hospital is a full service hospital that offers a full range of services for Ashe County, NC.   Ashe Memorial Hospital was first established in 1941 and is located in Jefferson, NC.  After many improvements and extensive renovations, […]

Survey About Buyers in the NC High Country!

 Attached are the results we have received so far from the survey we have been sending out to agents who have recently sold real estate – primarily in 2014.  We have had 35 responses out of approximately 120 surveys sent.  Our goal is to learn as much as possible about buyers of real estate in […]

Economy in Ashe County North Carolina!

More than just an ideal location for industry, Ashe County is an excellent home for small business. The scenic beauty and the charm of small town living draws thousands of tourists every year, with some visitors deciding to become full-time residents. Real Estate in Ashe County also keeps the economy strong. In fact, Ashe County […]

Retiring in the NC Mountains!

North Carolina is one the top states for retirement and active adult retirement communities. This fast growing state of 9.7 million people (2012) offers plenty of outdoor activities, hundreds of best places to retire. The Blue Ridge Mountains in the western part of the state offers unparallel scenery and recreation. Many new residents are  people […]