Grant Whitney Co-Authors Real Estate Book
(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) — Parker Poe Partner Grant Whitney recently co-authored a Thomson Reuters Publishing book on N.C. Real Estate Law entitled North Carolina Real Estate with Forms.
This 3rd edition installment, which is part of the North Carolina Practice Series, provides detailed and comprehensive treatment of commercial and residential real estate transactions. The book also serves as a manual on how to close a loan and contains many valuable forms useful to law firms, law schools, real estate departments and paralegals.
Co-authors on the project are Edmund T. Urban, president of Urban Title Company, Inc., and Nancy Short Ferguson, vice president and senior state counsel of Chicago Title Insurance Company.
Urban has served on multiple committees of the Real Property Section of the North Carolina Bar Association, as president of the North Carolina Land Title Association (NCLTA), and as general counsel for the NCLTA. He has also served as a member of the General Statutes Commission's Drafting Committee (1992–1993), as the NCLTA and Real Property Section draftsman and negotiator for sales by personal representatives reform, and as a member of the Construction Law Section Council. Urban is an attorney in Charlotte, N.C. He received his undergraduate degree in 1970 and J.D. degree in 1972 from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, N.C.
Ferguson is a North Carolina State Bar Certified Specialist in Real Property Law: Business, Commercial, Industrial, and Residential. She has served as an officer and on multiple committees of the Real Property Section of the North Carolina Bar Association, as president of the North Carolina Land Title Association, as president of the Greensboro Bar Association, as chair of the Greensboro Bar Association Real Property Section, and as a member of the Real Property Law Committee of the North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization. She currently serves as a councilor representing the 18th Judicial District of the North Carolina State Bar.
Ferguson received her undergraduate degree in 1980 and her J.D. degree in 1983 from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and her master's degree in business administration in 1996 from Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, N.C.
Whitney, a real estate and commercial development attorney, has extensive experience representing utilities, municipalities, banks, developers, home builders, title insurance companies, business and nonprofit corporations, franchisees of fast food restaurant chains and individuals. He received his undergraduate degree in 1976 and his J.D. from Wake Forest University.
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