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Bought a Mobile / Manufactured home in 2014 for approximately $450K in Denver, NC.
Chris Spencer was AWESOME in helping me find our home on Lake Norman - he not only knows the lake (as well as Lake Hickory and a few others in the region), but he never faltered for giving me the straight-talk scoop / inside story on places - he excelled at listening to what I was looking for and then proposing only places that fit my profile - DID NOT WASTE TIME ON NONSENSE! He also came up with innovative ideas to solve some tricky problems, including dealing with a roller-coaster ride from a seller with LOTS of issues.
It's worth mentioning that we bought a house that Chris was very cautious about - for what turned out to be good reasons! To his credit, even though he had been up-front with questions/concerns about our interest in the place, he never lost sight of our bigger objective, and he never tried to over-sell, to push, or to in any way give the 'I told you So' that I probably earned.
He worked hard on this purchase and helped me to dodge several hurdles - nearly an education in real estate law! And he was spot-on with his appraisal numbers and suggestions at every step of the way, spanning several showings and months of scouting in a tough market. Chris was consistently professional, insightful, and a pleasure to do business with - I recommend him heartily!
Chris was extremely patient with us. We talked to him about land 3-4 years ago, and he showed us several lots over a long period. We stopped looking and came back to Chris last year to look for houses on the lot, but we couldn't find anything we liked in our price range. Chris patiently showed us both lots and houses, then found us an absolutely perfect lot on Lake Hickory. Chris then recommended a builder, who we decided to use after talking to several other builders. He did a great job on our house and we recently moved in around the first of the year.
Besides his infinite patience, Chris had an extensive knowledge of the area and area lakes. He also did a great job negotiating for us, with the final price coming in at exactly what he targeted.
We plan to recommend Chris to anyone else we know looking for a home or land in the area.
Bought a Single Family home in 2010 in Harwood Lane, Charlotte, NC.
Chris was great in helping us find a home that suited us. We had a home and area in mind, he was able to adapt and understand what we wanted for the price that we needed. I would recommend Chris Spencer to anyone that is looking for a home.