Bob’s practice is focused exclusively on residential and commercial real estate transactions, lease drafting and negotiation, construction and development, tax and entity structuring, real estate litigation, and the representation of professionals in ethics and disciplinary matters before occupational licensing boards. Bob acts as counsel for buyers and sellers, real estate developers, homebuilders, banks and mortgage brokers, real estate investors, real estate brokers, and commercial landlords and tenants.

Bob has extensive experience in 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 grievances before the North Carolina Real Estate Commission.


Counsel for buyers and homeowners in more than 28,000 real estate closings.

Counsel for real estate brokerage firm in connection with all aspects of risk management, regulatory 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.

Past-Chair and Former Member of the North Carolina Real Estate Commission.

Member and Past-Chair of the Joint Forms Task Force initiated by the North Carolina Bar Association and NC REALTORS®.

“I can’t say enough good things about Bob Ramseur and this law firm. I have worked with him for well over 10 years and it’s hard to find an attorney with such genuine concern for his clients, integrity, honesty and the knowledge he possesses. Bob is passionate about what he does, dedicated to his clients and is an invaluable part of our business dealings.”

Client comment to Best Law Firms

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Education & Admissions

Wake Forest University – JD 1995
Burroughs-Wellcome Opportunity Scholarship

Wake Forest University – BA 1992
cum laude; Honor Council; Judicial Board;
Assistant to the University VP of Development

North Carolina
US District Court – Eastern District of North Carolina
Supreme Court of the United States

Professional Affiliations

North Carolina Bar Association

Real Property Section, Past Member of Section Council

North Carolina Bar Association and NC REALTORS®

Joint Forms Task Force, Chair

Wake County Bar Association/10th Judicial District Bar Association

Member, Board of Directors 2009-10

Real Estate Lawyers Association of North Carolina (RELANC)

Member, Past-President

Wake County Real Property Lawyers Association

Member, Past-President

North Carolina Real Estate Commission

  • Commission Member 2023-26 and 2016-18; Chair 2017-18; Vice Chair 2016-2017; appointed by House of Representatives Speaker Tim Moore and Governor Pat McCrory

Speaking & Publications

North Carolina Real Estate With FormsThird Edition published by Thomson Reuters, contributing author.

Bob frequently speaks to various groups in the real estate profession. His most recent presentations include:

  • “What does the National Association of REALTORS® proposed settlement mean to real estate brokers and consumers” educational seminar 2024
  • Confessions of a Real Estate Closing Lawyer (and other TRID Disasters)”
  • “The Real Estate Prison Blues (The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Attempt to Make Our Lives Miserable)”
  • “Death and Divorce in North Carolina Real Estate Transactions”
  • “Cyber Security – Wire Fraud Prevention”
  • “Fraud in the Real Estate Marketplace (and How You Can Stay Out of Jail)”
  • “Changes in the Joint Real Estate Contract and Disclosure Forms”
  • “Strategies for Handling North Carolina Real Estate Commission Complaints”


Band Together
Advisory Board, 2018 Chair

YMCA of the Triangle
Board of Directors, Y-Guides and Princesses Program – Former Nation’s Chief

Camp Sea Gull and Camp Seafarer
Advisory Council

Raleigh Chamber of Commerce Leadership Raleigh
Graduate 2011

Theater In The Park, Inc.
Advisory Board, Past-President

Wake Forest University
previous Parents’ Council

Wofford College
Parent’s Council

Honors & Awards

AV Preeminent® Peer Rated

Best Lawyers in America®
Real Estate Law since 2013

Leaders in the Law Award 2018
NC Lawyers Weekly magazine

Citizen Lawyer 2017
North Carolina Bar Association

North Carolina Real Estate Commission
Appointed by House of Representatives Speaker Tim Moore and Governor Pat McCrory




Super Lawyers
Top 100 NC lawyers 2015, 2016, 2020
Top 25 Raleigh lawyers 2015, 2020
NC lists in Real Estate Law 2009-present

Legal Elite
Business North Carolina magazine

40 Under 40 Leadership Award
Triangle Business Journal

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