Ben   Karb

Contact

Phone: 704.716.0929
Fax: 704.372.2619
Mailing: 301 South College Street ,
Suite 2600 , Charlotte , NC   28202
Linkedin: Ben Karb

PRACTICE FOCUS

Ben Karb's law practice is dedicated to commercial real estate transactions and advising HOAs and condominium associations in both North and South Carolina.

In his HOA and condominium practice, Ben regularly advises HOAs and condominium associations across a broad spectrum of issues, including the interpretation of covenants, contractual matters, and collection of assessments.  He routinely attends membership meetings and assists communities with the ever-difficult process of amending their governing documents.  He has formed numerous HOAs and condominium associations, and regularly drafts and amends Declarations and corporate documents for his clients.

Ben advises commercial real estate clients in a variety of transactions, including many transactions throughout the Charlotte metropolitan area. He represents clients in all phases of the acquisition of commercial properties, including preparation of purchase agreements, coordination of title searches, the preparation of title opinions, resolution of title matters, and closing commercial loans. Ben also has significant experience drafting commercial leases, easements, and restrictive covenants.

Education & Admissions

  • L.L.M., Master of Laws in Real Property Development, University of Miami School of Law, 2010
  • J.D., West Virginia University College of Law, 2009
  • B.A., Political Science, North Carolina State University, 2005
  • North Carolina
  • South Carolina

Activities

  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Mecklenburg County Bar Association
  • Legal Aid of North Carolina, Volunteer attorney (2012-present
  • North Carolina Community Associations Institute
  • Kannapolis Business Alliance, former Vice President and Director (2014-2015)
  • South Carolina State Bar Association, Community Association Law Committee (2014-present)

Resources


CarolinaCommonElements.com is the blog for our Community Association Practice Group. It includes all of the “Association Answers” columns we have published in the Charlotte Observer and the Raleigh News & Observer since 2012. Also included are guest columns written by other attorneys and HOA professionals, industry announcements, updates on important legislation and case law developments, and lots of other information useful for HOA boards, managers, and homeowners. There’s even a humorous War Stories section. By subscribing to the blog, you will receive an email whenever we post something new to the blog, which is typically no more than twice per month. Your email address will not be sold or shared.

 

Posts

"HOA Foreclosure Shocks the Conscience"

Foreclosures are a valuable tool for homeowners’ associations to collect delinquent amounts from owners, but one homeowners association recently found…

"Is Your Association Required to Confront the Bully?"

Is Your Association Required to Confront the Bully? These days, it seems like there’s no such thing as a minor…

"Rules of the Road for HOAs"

We frequently are asked by our HOA (homeowners’ association) clients to review their rules and regulations. Boards are often granted…