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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]

Project Completion Date: When It Matters And Why

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Canadian Subcontractor Attempts to Lien a Bridge

Canadian Subcontractor Attempts to Lien a Bridge

Mechanics liens may be the most important remedy in construction, but they have their limits. Namely, public property cannot be encumbered by mechanics liens. For this reason, the Miller Act was passed to provide a similar remedy on federal projects through the use of payment and performance bonds. States followed suit, passing what are called Little Miller […]

Mechanics Lien Deadline Not Postponed by Inspection

Big Win for Mechanics Liens in Nevada

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Great News for California Concrete Suppliers on Public Projects

Great News for California Concrete Suppliers on Public Projects

One of the many benefits of contracting with a public entity is the stability of the relationship. Contractors, subs, and suppliers can go to work knowing that the chances of a payment issue arising have been, at least to some extent, minimized. Granted, there are still plenty of instances where conflicts come up – and that’s what […]

National Disaster Resilience Competition Awards $1B in Funds

Texas Mortgage Broker Leverages Mechanics Liens as Loans

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Why Credit Management in teh Construction Industry Is Unique

Why Credit Management in the Construction Industry Is Unique

The construction industry brings unique challenges to contractors and subcontractors when it comes to credit management. Extending credit on large-scale construction projects can be risky, as projects require a large upfront investment of both labor and materials, and because projects can span years with payments made in installments. Of course, extending credit and exposing oneself to risk […]

Construction Financial Manager Review: June 24, 2016

Why Credit Managers Should Send Preliminary Notice on Every Project

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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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