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.
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.
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