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A mechanic’s lien is a security interest in the title to property for the benefit of those who have supplied labor or materials that improve the property. First introduced to the United States by Thomas Jefferson and James Madison, contractors and suppliers frequently use this device to get paid or secure a contract. Requirements are technical and complex, thus typically requiring software or great discipline to manage.

Ethics in Construction

Respect Ethics Honest Integrity Signpost Meaning Good Qualities

Play nice. Share. Use your words. You’ve heard these lessons since you were little, and there is a reason for that. When followed, these rules can improve many aspects of your life. The construction industry is no…

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Taylor Swift and Prompt Payment

Taylor Swift

A few days ago, the largest company in the world capitulated to the request of a 25 year-old pop/country music star.

On the surface, the 24-hour feud between Apple and Taylor Swift was about music…

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Mechanics Liens Can Affect Bonding Ability

 

Mechanics liens effect bonding ability

Bonding companies do not like mechanics liens. As a matter of fact, most bonding companies will have contractors answer directly to them once a lien is filed. It gives them unwanted exposure, so these bonding companies will…

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