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When to send preliminary notice

When to Send Preliminary Notice [50-State Guide for Subcontractors]

Are you a prime contractor? View the Prime Contractor’s Lien and Notice Deadline Chart. Do I have to send a pre lien notice? Is my mechanics lien going to be invalid? Sound familiar? The quest to find pre lien notice (or preliminary notice) requirements and deadlines leaves many scratching their heads. To solve this problem, […]

What is a Subcontractor Lien Waiver? [FAQs and Forms]

The Project Completion Date: When It Matters And How You’ll Know

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Construction Financial Manager Review

Construction Financial Manager Review: April 29, 2016

SUBSCRIBE  |  SHARE This week’s Construction Financial Manager Review touches on news from across the industry. Ranging from from advice for managing your construction company to industry financial trends, this newsletter provides a summary of what’s been going on. We hope you enjoy this week’s review and would love to get your feedback. Happy weekend, Scott […]

Securing Lien Rights in California: A Fact Sheet

Resurrecting A Discharged Mechanics Lien May Be Fraudulent

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Priority Revisited- Can a Mechanics Liens Relate Back?

Priority Revisited: Can a Mechanics Lien Relate Back?

When determining the amount of security and protection afforded by a mechanics lien, the priority of that lien compared to other encumbrances on the property is of clear importance. Accordingly, lien priority is topic of much discussion on the blog, and an area in which clear information can be exceedingly helpful. Since large problems with […]

Surprise! You Have A Breach Of Contract Claim

Proper Preparation Can Save You From Contract Disputes

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The Top 5 Construction Payment Myths Debunked

The Top 5 Construction Payment Myths Debunked

Getting paid is truly the only thing that keeps a business open. There are a lot of tips and tricks that are suggested to keep the cash flowing, however, they are not all sound advice. Especially in the construction industry where invoicing and payment methods can be more complicated, there are some stubborn construction payment myths […]

Proactive Practices for Construction Invoice Collection

Construction Financial Manager Review: April 8, 2016

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Mechanics lien subordination

Subordination of Mechanics Liens: The New No-Lien Clause?

Lien waivers have an important, even critical, place in construction payment. The parties closest to the money are highly motivated to make sure the project proceeds free of any lien claims, for several reasons. Not only can mechanics liens potentially force double payment, they cloud the property title and can negatively impact bonding capacity and cash-flow, all of […]

How To Read a Lien Waiver

Taylor Swift and Prompt Payment

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Defining the construction market

CFM Review: Does Construction Need Its Own Business Status?

Every Friday, we select a few articles from the week that we think are worth your time as a construction financial manager (CFM). We look for compelling articles not only about financial topics, but about business, technology, and life, that challenges you to think about your role as a CFM in different ways. We’d love […]

CFM Review: 5 Technologies to Increase Cash Flow

Spring is Here: 3 Ways Contractors Can Take on More Work With Little Cash

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