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

Prime 48.3-Acre Timber Tract Near Plymouth, NC – Ideal for Hunting & Investment New

Prime 48.3-Acre Timber Tract Near Plymouth, NC…

Plymouth, NC
Discover the perfect blend of investment and outdoor adventure with this exceptional 48.3-acre timber tract located just outside of Plymouth, NC. This property boasts a diverse mix of pine and hardwoods, aged over 25 years, providing not only a serene and picturesque environment but also a valuable resource for long-term investment. With 130 feet of road frontage on Highway 32, accessibility is a breeze, making it an ideal spot for both seasoned hunters and nature enthusiasts. The tract is renowned for its abundant wildlife, featuring huge black bears, whitetail deer, and trophy wild turkeys, making it a prime hunting destination. Whether you're looking to invest in timber, enjoy premier hunting experiences, or simply embrace the tranquility of nature, this property offers it all. Don't miss this unique opportunity to own a slice of North Carolina's natural beauty and wildlife haven.

146-Acre Prime Hunting & Timber Land for…

Aurora, NC
Nestled in the serene outskirts of Aurora, North Carolina, lies a beautiful timber tract: a sprawling 146-acre timber tract teeming with towering trees. This great tract, boasting over three decades of natural growth, presents not just a breathtaking expanse of woodland, but also an invaluable investment opportunity due to its substantial timber value. But it's not merely the timber that makes this property a treasure. For the outdoor enthusiast and big game hunter, it's a veritable paradise. It’s renowned for being a premium destination for trophy black bear hunting, a challenge that beckons hunters from far and wide. The dense forest also provides a sanctuary for robust populations of whitetail deer, offering hunters the thrill of the chase. The air here is often pierced by the gobble of wild turkeys, rounding out the hunting trifecta and providing yet another reason to explore these woods. Not to be overlooked is the array of small game, which adds yet another dimension to the hunting experience. The surrounding land, dotted with multiple row crops, serves as a banquet for the wildlife, ensuring that game is not only abundant but also flourishing. This property is a secluded haven, positioned off the beaten path, offering a rare sense of privacy and tranquility. Nevertheless, it remains easily accessible thanks to excellent deeded access, ensuring that this secluded piece of woodland is never out of reach for those who know its value. For the discerning buyer looking for a unique combination of lucrative timber investment and unmatched recreational potential, this property in Aurora is an opportunity that stands out in today's market—a sanctuary for both wildlife and the human spirit.

275-Acre Timberland for Sale in Tyrrell County,…

Columbia, NC
Discover the epitome of wilderness with this expansive 275-acre timberland property nestled in the heart of Tyrrell County. Situated just minutes from Columbia, NC, and a mere 35 miles from the picturesque Manteo, NC, this property boasts an enviable location that combines the tranquility of rural living with convenient access to local attractions. For those with a passion for water, the property is less than 6 miles from the serene Albemarle Sound, offering multiple of water activities. This vast expanse isn't just about its location; it's a hunter's paradise. Renowned for its exceptional trophy black bear, deer, and duck hunting opportunities, this property promises thrilling outdoor adventures. The land features 1700 feet of road frontage on Newlands Road and an impressive 2100 feet of road front on Highway 94, ensuring access and ample privacy. Moreover, with 5500 feet of creek front on Riders Creek, it offers a natural habitat for wildlife. The timberland is adorned with scattered timber, including young Cypress trees, hinting at a prosperous long-term investment as these trees mature. The presence of such valuable timber adds not only to the aesthetic appeal of the property but also to its potential for future financial returns. This property is more than just land; it's an opportunity to own a piece of the great outdoors, with the promise of adventure, tranquility, and investment growth. Whether you're an avid hunter, a nature lover, or an investor looking for a valuable addition to your portfolio, this 275-acre timberland in Tyrrell County represents a unique and compelling offering that is hard to overlook.

247-Acre Woodland for Sale in Tyrrell County,…

Columbia, NC
Nestled in the heart of Tyrrell County and merely a stone's throw away from Columbia, North Carolina, this 247-acre expanse of pristine woodland presents an unparalleled opportunity for both investment and recreation. A mere 6 miles from the tranquil waters of Albemarle Sound and just over 35 miles from the historic charm of Manteo, NC, this property is perfectly positioned for those who appreciate the serenity of nature alongside convenient access to local attractions. This vast tract of land is a hunter's paradise, renowned for its exceptional trophy black bear, deer, and wild turkey hunting opportunities. The dense ftimber provide a natural habitat for an abundant wildlife population, making it an ideal location for sportsmen seeking the thrill of the hunt or nature enthusiasts eager to explore the great outdoors. The presence of a robust stand of pine trees not only adds to the scenic beauty of the property but also holds considerable long-term timber value, promising a lucrative return on investment over time. Surrounded by other timberland and farmland, this property offers a sense of seclusion and privacy while still being part of a vibrant community of landowners. The strategic location and natural resources available on this land make it a wise choice for those looking to invest in a property that offers both immediate recreational possibilities and future financial returns. Whether you're an avid hunter dreaming of your own private hunting grounds, a nature lover seeking a secluded retreat, or an investor looking for a property with significant growth potential, this 247-acre woodland in Tyrrell County is a rare find. It offers not just a piece of land but a gateway to a lifestyle where the beauty of nature and the excitement of the hunt blend seamlessly with the promise of a sound, long-term investment.

Beaufort County NC Ultimate Hunting Estate: Ducks…

Washington, NC
Experience the ultimate hunter's paradise in Beaufort County, North Carolina, a spectacular property now on the market. This is not just land—it's a legacy, offering a tailor-made duck impoundment with a strategically positioned pit blind for an unrivaled hunting experience. The 30-acre cypress swamp, complete with flashboard water control, is perfect for planting millet or rice to attract waterfowl. Picture yourself amidst mallards, wood ducks, gadwall, teal, and Canadian geese, with up to six discreetly placed duck blinds for undisturbed hunting. The adventure doesn't stop with waterfowl; this property is also home to massive white-tailed deer and long-bearded turkeys. Enhance your hunting with multiple box stands overlooking well-maintained food plots and shooting lanes, perfect for the patient marksman. Small game enthusiasts will revel in pursuing rabbits, squirrels, dove, and the rare fox squirrel. But it's not all about the hunt. With 1.5 miles of Tranters Creek frontage, anglers can revel in the thrill of catching crappie, bream, and largemouth bass. And when the day is done, soak in the tranquility and natural beauty that only this fabulous ecosystem can provide. Don't miss the chance to own a piece of North Carolina's hunting and fishing heaven.

231 Acres Hunting/Fishing Property for Sale Beaufort…

Washington, NC
    Hunting Property for Sale Beaufort County North Carolina This great 231-acres land tract has great hunting throughout. The property is located between Washington and Chocowinity with waterfront on Chocowinity Bay. This great hunting property has deer, bear, turkey, ducks and is a great all-around hunting property. This great property boasts over 5800 foot of waterfront, plenty of places to put your personal duck blinds. The tract has mature timber that is perfect for wildlife or long-term investment. Fishing Property for Sale Beaufort County North Carolina This great property has three ponds that total around 10-acres and is loaded with fish, it is a great place to catch bass, bream, and many others. The 5800 feet of waterfront on the creek, is a great place to catch trout or puppy drum. This creek leads into Chocowinity Bay, that will take you to the Pamlico River and right to the Pamlico Sound. This area is a great place to catch tarpon, bull drum and many other great sport fish. Washington North Carolina Washington NC is a great little town in Eastern, NC with a great amount of future growth potential. The downtown of Washington has had a recent facelift that has made it great for people to enjoy our quant little town for long weekends. The Pamlico River is a wide and beautiful river that is full of wildlife to enjoy. Washington is being discovered with more and more people looking to relocate too. Come check out Washington NC, you will know why everyone loves it.