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 25,000 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
US District Court – Eastern District of North Carolina
Supreme Court of the United States
North Carolina Bar Association
Real Property Section, Past Member of Section Council
North Carolina Bar Association and NC REALTORS®
Member Joint Forms Task Force, Past-Chair
Wake County Bar Association/10th Judicial District Bar Association
Member, Board of Directors 2009-10
Real Estate Lawyers Association of North Carolina (RELANC)
Wake County Real Property Lawyers Association
North Carolina Real Estate Commission
Appointed by Governor Pat McCrory; Chair 2017-18; Commission Member 2015-18
Speaking & Publications
Bob frequently speaks to various groups in the real estate profession. His most recent presentations include:
- “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”
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
Raleigh Chamber of Commerce Leadership Raleigh
Theater In The Park, Inc.
Advisory Board, Past-President
Wake Forest University
Honors & Awards
AV Preeminent® Peer Rated
Best Lawyers in America®
Real Estate Law 2013-present
Leaders in the Law Award 2018
NC Lawyers Weekly magazine
Citizen Lawyer 2017
North Carolina Bar Association
North Carolina Real Estate Commission, 2015-18
Appointed by Governor Pat McCrory
Top 100 NC lawyers 2015, 2016, 2020
Top 25 Raleigh lawyers 2015, 2020
NC lists in Real Estate Law 2009-present
Business North Carolina magazine
40 Under 40 Leadership Award
Triangle Business Journal