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Real Estate Law or Real Property Law can include legal issues involving both residential and commercial properties.


Real estate disputes can involve purchase contracts, assisting with the rental or sale of residential homes, commercial buildings, farm, ranch or rural land.


Real estate law also includes the financing of residence, foreclosure defense, land use and zoning issues and dispute between landlords and tenants.


When choosing a real estate lawyer in North Carolina consider the attorney's experience in resolving similar disputes. Attorney fees are often charged on an hourly basis or at a flat rate... Read more »

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Thomas Aquinas Kelly Jr

Thomas Aquinas Kelly Jr
Coward, Hicks & Siler, PA
705 West Main Street
Sylva, NC 28779
Licensed for 8 years, Thomas Aquinas Kelly Jr is a Real Estate Law and Estate and Probate Law lawyer who attended IIT Chicago-Kent College ... read more >

Kimberly R Coward

Kimberly R Coward
Coward, Hicks & Siler, PA
211 Cashiers School Road
Cashiers, NC 28717
Licensed for 33 years, Kimberly R Coward is a Residential Real Estate Law and Probate lawyer who attended University of North Carolina at C... read more >

Alan R Holloway

Alan R Holloway
P. O. Box 39
Scaly Mountain, NC 28775
Licensed for 40 years, Alan R Holloway is a Real Estate Law and Commercial Real Estate Law lawyer who attended The University of Texas Scho... read more >

Jeffrey Frederick Berin

Jeffrey Frederick Berin
477 Oriole Rd
Brevard, NC 28712
Licensed for 46 years, Jeffrey Frederick Berin is a Real Estate Law and Elder Law lawyer who attended University of Florida Levin College o... read more >

Leon M Killian III

Leon M Killian III
P.O. Box 1260
Waynesville, NC 28786
Licensed for 52 years, Leon M Killian III is a Criminal Defense and Commercial Real Estate Law lawyer who attended University of North Caro... read more >
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Board Certified in Real Property Law

Board Certified Specialist in Real Property Law in North Carolina - Real estate law was first proposed as a potential specialty area to the North Carolina Bar in 1982. Real estate law was divided into subcategories of commercial real estate and residential real estate in October of 1985.


Thereafter, the North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization designated real property law, including the subspecialties of real property-residential transactions and real property-business, commercial, and industrial transactions as a field of law for certification of specialists under the North Carolina Plan of Legal Specialization.


State Bar Rules, Ch. 1, Subch. D, .2102 defines the specialty of "real property law" as the "practice of law dealing with real property transactions, including title examination, property transfers, financing, leases, and determination of property rights. Subspecialties in the field are identified and defined as follows:


(a) Real Property Law-Residential Transactions. The practice of law dealing with the acquisition, ownership, leasing, financing, use, transfer and disposition, of residential real property by individuals;


(b) Real Property Law-Business, Commercial, and Industrial Transactions. The practice of law dealing with the acquisition, ownership, leasing, management, financing, development, use, transfer, and disposition of residential, business, commercial, and industrial real property."



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American College of Real Estate Lawyers

Founded in 1978, ACREL is the largest organization in the United States for attorneys devoted to real estate law. Admission in ACREL is by invitation only after a rigorous screening procedure. The College gathers together the top real estate lawyers in North Carolina and throughout the country who are distinguished for their skill, experience and high standards of professional and ethical conduct.


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