In a recent Florida lawsuit, an engineering company and condominium association found themselves arguing over whether a mechanics lien was properly filed. The two parties had executed 9 different, independent contracts to perform work on the condominium complex. When unpaid,…Read More
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When it comes time to record a mechanics lien every company wants to file the minimum amount of documents. This makes perfect sense. The more documents you need to record the more…Read More
Over the weekend, a reader sent in an interesting question about Washington’s preliminary notice requirements. The question relates to construction work and materials furnished to a condominium complex, specifically inquiring as to who must receive the preliminary notice…Read More
Filing a mechanics lien against a condominium complex for work performed on the “common elements” can be a tricky affair. Typically, this work is authorized by the association or developer, but not specifically by each and every condo unit owner. Those…Read More
Projects involving condominiums, and securing your lien rights against them, always raise unique questions: Can lien be filed against the common elements? Does the lien attach to the whole development or an individual…Read More
Preparing a construction lien for a condominium unit or complex always presents its challenges. Each state handles these circumstances differently, and indeed, some states fail to address the situation at all.
However, its quite clear that some complexities are…Read More