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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

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How to File a Construction Lien in Utah

How to File a Construction Lien in Utah

August 22, 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

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Weekly Roundup: Construction input price decrease, builder confidence rise, & more

Weekly Roundup: Construction input price decrease, builder confidence rise, & more

August 19, 2019

This week on Construction Insider: Construction input prices down by 0.6% from July last year, builder confidence on rising trend, Congress to extend solar tax incentives

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Invoice Factoring for Government Contracts

Invoice Factoring for Government Contracts

August 13, 2019

Working for a government construction project is a highly coveted task for most construction companies. Government contracts tend to span years and they are also large-scale, which means that the invoices and potential earnings are also huge. On top of that, the government is also obligated to fulfill their contractual obligations. Payment is guaranteed to

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Weekly Roundup: July’s construction job rise, builder woes due to labor shortage, more

Weekly Roundup: July’s construction job rise, builder woes due to labor shortage, more

August 12, 2019

This week on Construction Insider: Construction jobs increased by 4,000 in July, labor shortage still costly for home builders, California board to limit who can install energy systems

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How to File a Mechanics Lien in Montana

How to File a Mechanics Lien in Montana

August 9, 2019

Filing a mechanics lien in Montana is slightly different from other states. There are strict regulations concerning the preliminary notice — the Notice of Right to Claim lien — and copies of the mechanics lien are served before you file the document.

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What’s the Difference Between Invoice Factoring and Purchase Order Financing?

What’s the Difference Between Invoice Factoring and Purchase Order Financing?

August 5, 2019

Keeping finances in order is one of the most challenging aspects of running a construction business. There is often a domino effect that takes place when cash is tight. Fortunately, there are a lot of financing options available to contractors, material suppliers, and other construction providers that can help when cashflow suffers–invoice factoring and purchase

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