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Why You Should Choose The Papes!

Chris and Dana are so much more than your conventional couple or traditional real estate agents or even normal humans for that matter, as you can (hopefully) tell by this fantabulous, super awesome website that they dreamed up.  (Shameless plug, really?)  While collaborating with them on this project, I got to experience their impressive work ethic, their sincere passion for what they do, their genuine hearts, and their supportiveness of each other.  They are two of the most remarkably accomplished, yet down-to-earth, and outstandingly amazing folks on the planet - so yeah - pretty much fell in love with them!  (Geez SMM, calm yourself, kinda embarrassing for you.)


So let me tell you what you’re going to get when you pick them to be your real estate guides.  You will get an enthusiastic team dedicated to your best interests, who are wildly hilarious yet profoundly professional, both personable and authentic, and most importantly - determined in their pursuit to help make your experience as painless as possible while also ensuring the deal gets closed (they've got the track record to back it up y'all).  But hey – you don’t have to take MY word for it - check out all their satisfied client reviews below if you need more convincing.

Intro by SMM, their web designer and BIGGEST FAN EVER!  Ok, that came off a little creepy. But, IDC, it's true.
SELLING YOUR HOME:  The Papes Make the Market Easy.
First Time Home Seller

"It is with great pleasure and gratitude that I share my experience with Chris and Dana Pape in the sale of my first home. Words cannot describe how thankful I am to have found these two. They are nothing short of excellence! Chris and Dana’s extraordinary work ethic, extensive knowledge of the real estate market, and professionalism made my first home sale a breeze! My experience through each phase of the process was superior. Chris and Dana gave me the comfort and confidence that I needed as first time home seller. Not only did they make themselves available at a moment’s notice but they made me feel as though I was their top priority. Never once did I feel like I was just another transaction. Their level of personal customer service is top notch. I highly recommend Chris and Dana for all of your real estate needs."  - S. Harris

Overwhelmed, Relieved, & Grateful

"We can't imagine having gone through this process of selling our house without Dana and Chris Pape.  We were initially overwhelmed at just the thought of selling our home of 24 years. Beginning with our first meeting, we knew we were in very good hands!  They were totally prepared, supportive, and always available for our many questions!  Dana and Chris were especially excellent in their understanding of the housing market, creating wonderful videos to show homes at their best, and always making us feel like selling our home was their top priority.  We would 100% recommend Papemore Real Estate."  - The Hackett Family

Challenge Accepted

"We needed help with a challenging home resale from out of state and Chris and Dana made it super easy.  They handled all the essential details, connected us with the necessary professionals, counseled both buyer and seller throughout, and everyone came away a winner! We were even able to close the deal without having to travel! The Pape’s are a delight to work with and we couldn’t be happier to recommend their services!"

-L. Sprimont

Bringing The Expertise

"We are very pleased with Chris and Dana of Papemore Real Estate. They prepared a great sales package and guided us with the process of listing our home for sale. They use the latest technology to ensure the listing brought out all of the great features that our homes had to offer to all potential buyers. Chris and Dana kept us informed and helped throughout the entire process. The home was sold and closed in less than a month from listing. We highly recommend Chris and Dana to all who are interested in selling their home."

-The Lagomarsino Family

Embracing The "Market"ing

"Our house was on the market with another firm for months and it was apparent they were only interested in listings. Chris and Dana to over and immediately started really marketing our home. Within days we had numerous showings followed by multiple offers. I can’t say enough about how hard they both worked and highly recommend this team."  -The Thomas Family

Making It Effortless

“Chris and Dana Pape are very professional, attentive, and easy to work with. It was our first time selling our home, they were very helpful and made the process effortlessly.  We were lucky to have them as our realtors. We will definitely be referring our family and friends to Dana and Chris. Thanks for helping us sell our home!" - The Polanco Family

Double Duty!  Is There Anything These Two Can't Do?

"Dana and Chris were extremely helpful, kind, understanding, patient and of course very professional while helping us look for the perfect house.  While looking, we were also trying to sell, which they helped us through the process in a very stress-free manner.  Working with [multiple] families, Mom, the seller and buyer, her daughter (son-in-law, granddaughter, and family) was not always easy, but they always did it with a smile and patience.  Mom got top dollar for the house she sold and a great buy on the house she bought.... thank you, Dana and Chris!!!"  - The Kiger Family

BUYING A HOME:  The Papes Make Purchasing Painless.
Closing The Deal

"Efficient, trustworthy, and kind are only three simple words to describe how Chris and Dana Pape run their business. As first-time home buyers, we had no idea what we were doing, but Chris and Dana made it so easy we were able to close on our home in 14 days!  The home we chose was quite a bit further away from their typical market, but that didn't matter to them!  They had no problem making the drive to the home whenever we needed them to, even when we couldn't be there due to work obligations. They were also incredibly responsive via phone, text, and email. We truly would not have been able to make this quick purchase without them, and now our little family has our dream home! Choosing Chris and Dana Pape as our realtors was the beat decision we could have made!"  - The Bussler Family

First Time Home Buyer

Chris and Dana Pape were incredible to work with. I started the home searching process (first time home buyer) during my deployment to the middle east. I was in 3 different countries in a completely different time zone. My wife took the lead working with Chris and Dana, but I was constantly in the loop.  When I returned from deployment, I saw firsthand how wise they were dealing with real estate. We felt so comfortable in every house we looked at and 100% trusted the advice we were given. It is a crazy time to buy a house, but Chris and Dana ensured that we had all information available to make a wise decision. Chris was extremely candid which I asked for, and we passed a few houses that we are very thankful we did. We ended up getting our dream house and overall, the process was flawless. We can't wait to work again with them in the future and to send referrals their way as well!  - The Nagy Family

Making Moving To Lake Norman Easy

"Where to even begin! My wife and I moved from Colorado last year with no knowledge of the area and no idea how to even get this process started! We met Dana and Chris at the start of our home buying process and they were with us every step of the way (and then some!) We truly cannot express how much we appreciate them and how comfortable we felt working with them throughout the crazy journey! The home buying process can be a daunting and overwhelming task, but they made the process so easy and smooth. Any time we had a question or concern, they were there with great advice. Little did we know at the start of the journey of buying a house, would we be sad on closing day because it marked the end of our house hunt with these two amazing people, but also extremely happy because we found a beautiful home in a beautiful neighborhood. We cannot recommend them more!"  - The Spicer Family

REAL Agents That Love Lake Norman

"If you’re looking for an agent who KNOWS all of the Lake Norman communities, if you want a responsive agent who you can relate to, and if you want an energetic & tenacious advocate on your side, don’t make the tragic mistake of hiring anybody else near the lake, get Chris and Dana Pape! (yes, who doesn’t like a cheesy line?) You will never meet a more dynamic, creative and down to earth team. They are great communicators, reliable, patient, and always available to assist. They are invested in the community and volunteer for many great causes, especially for military veterans. If you need more reasons why to choose them over the rest, just head over to their social media pages and watch their videos to gain some insight on who they are. Make sure you watch their local brewery review videos too! I’m so happy to have been paired with them when I moved to the area two years ago and you will be too!"  - Happy LKN Resident


"Chris and Dana are not only wonderful agents but wonderful people!!  My husband and I were looking to buy our first home, entering into the market at what we quickly came to realize was a crazy time!  Chris and Dana were calm, positive, and so patient.  They were there with us through every step of the process, and we learned so much with them.  We felt very cared for, and it was so fun getting to know them! We ended up finding our dream first home, not having to compromise on any of the things we wanted out of a home!!  Thank you, Chris and Dana, we can’t wait to have you both over once we are settled!! If you are looking for kind, genuine, knowledgeable realtors - we cannot recommend Chris and Dana enough!!!"  - The Polley Family

Above And Beyond Any Expectations

"My husband and I recently moved to the Charlotte area due to a change in employment and were looking for a new home for months online.  At the time, it was and still is a seller’s market, and we needed a shark in the real estate market to help us secure a home.  Houses were selling so quickly that we could not get down from the D.C. area fast enough to walk through and see them in person.  Our realtor representing us as sellers for our old home suggested Chris and Dana Pape, and how lucky for us!  Chris sent us specific homes to view online.  After hearing the ones we were interested in, he videotaped walk-throughs of the homes and neighborhoods.  They found our home, secured the deal, and made our transition so much easier. Chris and Dana were always responsive, extremely helpful, trustworthy, and a dynamic team to work with.  We highly recommend them!"  - The Beavers

Their Clients Are Not The Only Ones Impressed!
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The Pape Pledge To Patriotic Service

After honorably serving over 20 years in the military, Chris and Dana continue to serve their community—especially as they give back to fellow veterans and their families. While they enjoy the freedom of military retirement, they miss the shared camaraderie among fellow veterans and serving their community.  This is why they proudly offer Cash Back for Fellow Veterans, where they give a percentage of their commission to their military clients upon closing.

If you’re currently serving, honorably separated or retired, Chris and Dana extend this gesture whether you are buying, selling or both.

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