Lake Norman

Papemore Real Estate is the husband-wife team of Chris and Dana Pape, licensed real estate brokers and REALTORS® of North Carolina. Chris and Dana specialize in lakefront properties surrounding Lake Norman (LKN). They hold special designations as Military Relocation Professional (MRP), Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES).

After dozens of military relocations, they understand the process (and emotional stress) associated with buying and selling real estate. Chris and Dana set themselves apart with their background and experience as an award-winning video and marketing producer, and a retired military officer.

With this unique combination, they work seamlessly to ensure you the perfect mix of creativity and structure required for a successful real estate transaction. They are well-connected in the community, they understand the real estate market and they love what they do!


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.

If you’re currently serving, honorably separated or retired, Chris and Dana would like to thank you for your service by giving you a portion of their commission at closing. They extend this appreciation whether you are buying, selling or both.

Our Mission

Ivester Jackson brokers offer expert advice in areas like Weddington, Lake Wylie, Gaston County, and is the market share leader in luxury transactions in the Lake Norman communities of Cornelius, Mooresville, Davidson, and west shore. Ivester Jackson recently partnered with South Carolina Christie's affiliate, Blackstream International, to enter Asheville and the western North Carolina mountains with Ivester Jackson Blackstream Properties, located in Asheville.

Our Resources

We advertise locally, nationally and internationally - From community targeted postcards, property reports and newsletters, to realtor and charity events at our properties, we involve the local community.

We also leverage our relationship with Christie’s to maximize exposure for client properties both nationally and internationally through its exclusive access to the prestigious Christie’s Magazine, as well as through exclusive relationships with The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and The Robb Report.

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