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Financing for Contractors: What Are Your Options?

Financing for Contractors: What Are Your Options?

July 22, 2019

Being a contractor presents some unique business hurdles, and maintaining a steady flow of cash may be among the biggest challenges. Here are the options available to contractors who can benefit from financial

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Weekly Roundup: Construction wage hike, EO on promoting American-made goods, & more

Weekly Roundup: Construction wage hike, EO on promoting American-made goods, & more

July 22, 2019

This week on Construction Insider: US hourly construction wage soars to $30, Trump signs EO promoting American-made goods, material costs for home building decline

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How To File a Mechanics Lien in Oregon

How To File a Mechanics Lien in Oregon

July 17, 2019

Like most states, Oregon also has many rules and regulations regarding the proper filing of a mechanics lien. There are required pre-lien notices to submit, there are strict deadlines to meet, and there are also necessary information that must be provided on your mechanics lien claim document. This guide will walk you through the process of filing a mechanics lien in Oregon successfully, from the step-by-step procedures to the common mistakes that most lien claimants commit.

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Mechanics Liens for Materials Suppliers: 5 Things to Keep in Mind

Mechanics Liens for Materials Suppliers: 5 Things to Keep in Mind

July 17, 2019

When payment issues arise, material suppliers can file mechanics liens. However, there are several rules that are unique to suppliers compared to the more commonly tackled procedures for contractors. Here are five things materials suppliers need to keep in mind when asserting their lien rights. Quick linksMaterials suppliers are almost always required to send preliminary […]

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How To File a Mechanics Lien in Nevada

How To File a Mechanics Lien in Nevada

July 15, 2019

Filing a mechanics lien in Nevada involves more than just recording the actual mechanics lien document. There are two pre-lien notices to submit, a statutory form to fill out, and multiple deadlines to keep track of.

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Weekly Roundup: Concentration of US construction, home builders’ ‘perfect storm,’ more

Weekly Roundup: Concentration of US construction, home builders’ ‘perfect storm,’ more

July 15, 2019

This week on Construction Insider: 10 states account for 60% of US construction, new duties imposed on China, Mexico steel, Fed Chair shines light on housing affordability issue

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How to File a Construction Lien in Utah

How to File a Construction Lien in Utah

July 13, 2019

This guide will inform you about the basic rules that you must follow when filing a mechanics lien in Utah. The mechanics lien – also known as the construction lien in Utah – is a legal right that every construction professional must learn how to use, so read on to find out how you can properly exercise this right in Utah.

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California’s “Conditional Waiver and Release Upon Progress Payment”: A Detailed Guide

California’s “Conditional Waiver and Release Upon Progress Payment”: A Detailed Guide

July 10, 2019

There’s very little room for error when signing lien waivers in California. Regulated lien waiver forms are provided by the state, and California statutes require contractors, subcontractors, and other construction stakeholders to specifically use these forms when issuing lien waivers.

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How to File a Mechanics Lien in Florida

How to File a Mechanics Lien in Florida

July 8, 2019

As much as we would like for construction projects to go as smoothly as possible, issues will inevitably come up especially regarding payment. When payment disputes arise, the mechanics lien is the most powerful tool a construction professional could use in order to sort the issue. This guide will tell you the key things you need to know about filing the mechanics lien in Florida, from ensuring that you protect your lien rights to filing the mechanics lien itself.

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Weekly Roundup: US construction May spending, drop in US-Canada lumber export, & more

Weekly Roundup: US construction May spending, drop in US-Canada lumber export, & more

July 8, 2019

This week on Construction Insider: US construction spending drops, US-Canada lumber export dips 22.8%, construction opens 21,000 net new jobs

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