Bob’s practice focuses exclusively on residential and commercial real estate transactions, financing and development, tax and entity structuring, lease negotiation and drafting, and real estate litigation. Bob acts as counsel for buyers and sellers, real estate developers, homebuilders, banks and mortgage brokers, real estate brokers, landlords and tenants.

Bob has extensive experience in all aspects of real estate transactions and handles a wide variety of real estate matters including foreclosure and eviction proceedings, partition actions, boundary disputes, title defect resolution and drafting contracts.

US News & World Report
, in conjunction with Best Lawyers in America® has consistently named Ragsdale Liggett one of the Best Real Estate Law Firms in North Carolina.

Experience Highlights
Counsel for buyers and homeowners in more than 20,000 real estate closings.  

Counsel for Real Estate brokerage firm in connection with all aspects of risk management, statutory, rule and regulation compliance and disciplinary matters. 

Counsel for developers of residential properties throughout North Carolina. 

Counsel for mortgage banker firm in connection with risk management and governmental compliance. 

Chair of the North Carolina Real Estate Commission.

Past Chair of the Joint Forms Task Force Forms Committee formed by the North Carolina Bar Association and the North Carolina Association of Realtors.  

Publications & Presentations 
Bob frequently speaks to various groups on a wide range of topics related to real estate law. Recent articles and presentations include: “Confessions of a Real Estate Closing Lawyer (and other TRID Disasters)” – NC Real Estate Conference; The Real Estate Prison Blues (The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Attempt to Make Our Lives Miserable) – NC Bar Association, Real Property Section; Fraud in the Real Estate Marketplace (and How You Can Stay Out of Jail), and Changes in the Joint Real Estate Contract and Disclosure Forms – NC Bar Association