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How to File a Mechanics Lien in Washington State

How to File a Mechanics Lien in Washington State

September 2, 2019

A mechanics lien is a legal right of all qualified construction participants in Washington. When you record a mechanics lien, you essentially attach a note to a property that informs its potential buyers of the unsettled invoices related to it. This note deters future buyers, which in effect makes the property difficult to sell, prompting property owners to settle outstanding bills.

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How Competitive Benefits Can Address the Labor Shortage in the Construction Industry

How Competitive Benefits Can Address the Labor Shortage in the Construction Industry

August 29, 2019

The labor shortage in the construction industry is forcing companies to think outside the box – starting with unique recruitment and retention efforts to attract younger workers. In this article, we take a look at how the industry can use certain incentives to successfully recruit and retain younger skilled workers.

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How to Serve the Notice of Right to Lien in Nevada

How to Serve the Notice of Right to Lien in Nevada

August 28, 2019

The preliminary notice in Nevada comes in many names, such as Notice of Right to Lien and 31-Day Preliminary Notice. As with most preliminary notices, this Notice of Right to Lien is one of the most important documents that you have to prepare in order to protect your lien rights.

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Serving a Notice to Owner in Florida: A Step-by-Step Guide

Serving a Notice to Owner in Florida: A Step-by-Step Guide

August 27, 2019

This guide will walk you through the step-by-step process in properly serving your Notice to Owner, from finding the required information to avoiding the most common mistakes contractors and suppliers make in fulfilling the NTO requirement.

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How to File a Mechanics Lien in Florida

How to File a Mechanics Lien in Florida

August 27, 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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How to File a Wisconsin Mechanics Lien

How to File a Wisconsin Mechanics Lien

August 26, 2019

This guide details all the requirements that you need to be aware of when filing a Wisconsin mechanics lien, from the list of information that you must include in the lien forms to the most common mistakes that construction stakeholders make when dealing with a mechanics lien.

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Weekly Roundup: Construction job surge in 40 states, decline in housing starts, & more

Weekly Roundup: Construction job surge in 40 states, decline in housing starts, & more

August 26, 2019

This week on Construction Insider: Construction jobs surge in 40 states, housing starts dip for third straight month, Home Depot lowers profit expectations

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How to File A California Mechanics Lien

How to File A California Mechanics Lien

August 23, 2019

When contractors, subcontractors, and materials suppliers don’t get paid, they can file a California mechanics lien. A mechanics lien is a legal claim on the property for unpaid construction work or supplies. Once claimants file a mechanics lien in California, the owner’s property turns into collateral, allowing claimants to secure the service they rendered or the supplies […]

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How to File a Mechanics Lien in Texas

How to File a Mechanics Lien in Texas

August 23, 2019

Filing a mechanics lien in Texas may initially seem intimidating. The rules change depending on what role you play on a construction project, and there are also specific regulations that you may not encounter when working in other states. Whether you’re a contractor, a subcontractor, or a material supplier, this guide should help you understand everything you need to know about filing a mechanics lien in Texas.

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