Chris Respess

As a native of Eastern North Carolina, Chris brings a wealth of knowledge in farms, large land tracts and commercial real estate as well as the residential housing market throughout the entire region. Chris spent many years deeply immersed within the agricultural community during his youth. This agricultural background helped him develop a passion for land that has led him into an exceptional land and commercial property based real estate career path. Chris’s knowledge of different land and property types is extensive therefore providing his clients with an enormous base of information. One of Chris’s many strengths is his ability to be personable and bring buyers and sellers together in deal negotiations.


Chris understands the value and potential uses of the various properties available for commercial development in the area and has graduated from Coldwell Banker Commercial University. He continues to grow in his knowledge and brings additional depth and breadth to his new company for Commercial & Land Entity. Chris has invested in continued training and development and has a proven method that provides full service real estate solutions to his clients.

Chris decided after much thought that teaming with the national brand of United Country provided Respess Real Estate an advantage in marketing that no other firm offers in the area. Partnering with United Country also brings an endless array of resources to his clients in Eastern North Carolina. Chris is currently the United Country timberland expert for Eastern North Carolina.

Chris resides in Washington with his wife of twenty years, Suzanne and his two daughters. Chris and his family are members of First Church of Christ. Chris is also a former three-term board member of the Washington Girls Softball League and participated as a softball coach for eight years in this area. Chris and his wife are active Committee members of Young Life on the Pamlico. Chris enjoys giving back to his community and sharing his love of Eastern North Carolina.

My Listings

475-Acre Prime Hunting Land for Sale in Pitt County, NC New

475-Acre Prime Hunting Land for Sale in…

Whitehurst, NC
Discover an unparalleled opportunity with this expansive 475+/- acre hunting tract nestled in the rich landscapes of Pitt County. Perfectly positioned with 2500 feet of road frontage on Station Mill Rd, this property is an ideal sanctuary for avid hunters and outdoor enthusiasts. The proximity to Greenville and Washington NC, and just 1.5 hours from Raleigh, enhances its appeal as a retreat that's close enough for weekend getaways yet far enough to escape the hustle and bustle. Boasting 6 FSA acres, this tract is predominantly comprised of 350 acres of cutover woodland, providing a fertile ground for regrowth and natural habitat development. The maturity of the land is showcased with 80 acres of 20-year-plus thinned pines, creating an aesthetically pleasing and manageable woodland. The diversity of flora is further enriched with 30 acres of mixed pines and hardwoods that have also been thoughtfully thinned, promoting healthy growth and biodiversity. The property's substantial acreage is not only a haven for a variety of wildlife but also a prime investment opportunity. Envision transforming this blank canvas into your dream property, whether it be a private hunting preserve, a conservation project, or a family legacy to pass down through generations. Its potential as a great long-term investment is evident, with enough space to manage for wildlife and cultivate a sanctuary for nice whitetail, trophy black bear, wild turkeys, and more. This large game hunting tract offers plenty of room for wildlife management practices, giving you the freedom to create an optimal environment for game population growth. Whether you're establishing food plots, creating strategic hunting blinds, or setting up a comprehensive management plan for wildlife, this property is your gateway to realizing your vision. In summary, this 475+/- acre tract is a rare find for those looking to secure a substantial piece of the great outdoors. Its location, vast size, and diversity make it an exceptional choice for those seeking a serene getaway, a passionate hunting experience, or a wise long-term investment. Seize the opportunity to own a piece of Pitt County's finest hunting lands and craft it into a legacy that stands the test of time.

A Dream Property at 15610 NC Highway…

Roper, NC
Nestled within the picturesque town of Roper, an expansive property beckons visionaries, nature enthusiasts, and those with a passion for the land. A sprawling 153 acres of boundless opportunity awaits its next chapter, and that could be scripted by you. Key Features of this Exceptional Property: 153 Total Acres: A vast expanse to cater to various endeavors – be it farming, ranching, hunting, or more. 5 FSA Acres: Ready for cultivation or transformation, these acres great for row crop or vegetable farming. 27 Acres of Lush Woodland: A paradise for nature lovers. Whether you're keen on conservation or simply looking to indulge in the sanctuary of your own private woods, these acres are ideal. Prime Residential and Storage Space: Homestead: A cozy 1,200-square-foot house stands, the bones look good, but will need work. Spacious Shop: An expansive 2,000-square-foot shop accompanied by two commodious shelters, each extending to 2,500 square feet. Additional Shelter: Another shelter offering 1,750 square feet of space ensures all your storage or operational needs are met with ease. 1700 Feet of Road Frontage on Hwy. 32 N: Offering prime accessibility and visibility, ensuring that whether it's a commercial endeavor or a private retreat, you're easily connected to the world outside. Proximity to Key Landmarks: A mere quarter mile from the tranquil Albemarle Sound – a perfect spot for fishing, boating, or simply soaking in nature's beauty. Conveniently located just 4.5 miles from the US Hwy. 64 E, ensuring easy commutes and connectivity. Go east and you can be at Nags Head or only a two hours from Raleigh. Rediscover the Potential of a Bygone Era: This property has slept untouched for over a decade, witnessing the passage of seasons without cultivation. This period of dormancy means the land is ripe and ready for a new beginning. Revive Farming: The soil, having been rested for over 10 years, is brimming with potential, ready to be turned back into a flourishing farm. Equestrian Dream: With vast pastures and acres to spare, this could be the horse farm you've always envisioned. Hunting Haven: The property is a sanctuary for wildlife. It boasts of whitetail deer, turkey, ducks, and even trophy black bear, offering hunting enthusiasts a diverse and rewarding experience. Duck Impoundment Possibility: The land's topography and proximity to water bodies suggest the potential for developing a duck impoundment, adding to its allure for wildlife enthusiasts. Whether your passion lies in farming, hunting, conservation, or simply owning a vast expanse of North Carolina's beauty, 15610 NC Hwy. 32 N in Roper is the canvas ready for your masterpiece. Envision. Embark. Establish. At this Roper property, your dreams are just a decision away.