Last week, I read an Associated Press article commenting on the economy’s effects on the home building market: As fewer people buy homes, apartment construction surges. While this makes sense, the statistics in this article impressed me. In the past twelve months, building permit applications for apartments rose by…Read More
Archive | November, 2011
Short Answer: Yes.
Long Answer: This post was inspired by a question asked by a homeowner in Washingon over on Avvo.com. Her question was essentially this: “Can a contractor file a lien on my property even when I’m not satisfied with the work?”
You can read her question and my answer…Read More
I got a call over the weekend from a client who needed to file a Florida mechanics lien, but the 90th day from when his company last furnished labor and materials was on the previous day – a Friday. …Read More
Last week, we had new furniture from IKEA delivered and installed at our New Orleans office. We actually hired a great little local company to pick up the furniture from Houston, deliver it to us and then assemble everything (Bluebag). Here, by the way, is a photo of…Read More
If you visited the Zlien website on Saturday or Sunday morning, you noticed that the page was down for maintenance. We had a little cleaning up and upgrading to do, and figured the holiday weekend was a perfect time.
Zlien is fully functional again, and back to helping clients across…Read More
Well, it’s the holiday season again :). It sure comes faster and faster each year, doesn’t it?
The year 2011 is drawing to a close and…Read More
Filing a mechanics lien in Colorado is unlike filing in any other state, and that’s because Colorado has an unique Notice of Intent to Lien requirement that must be closely adhered to. If you don’t properly prepare and serve…Read More
Short Answer: Private commercial project, every time.
Long Answer: Everyone who has taken a political science class in college or a social studies / civics course in high school should remember that the United States was founded on the principle of a separation between church and state. Despite this, I get…Read More
While the article was published back in May 2011, I just recently came across an article published by the Illinois State Bar Association titled “Death of the mechanic’s lien?” The article was inspired by an Illinois…Read More