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Building Better Projects With Universal Data

Building Better Projects With Universal Data

Access to accurate data is essential to the mechanics lien process. Without properly identifying the project information, a document is useless. The following are just a few pieces of information that are often required on preliminary notices, mechanics liens, bond claims, and other related documents that are necessary to securing lien rights: project address, legal […]

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Create & Exchange Lien Waivers With zlien’s New Waiver Exchange

Waiver Exchange

zlien is proud to announce the launch of its newest product: the Waiver Exchange. This feature is free and available to anyone. Use the Waiver Exchange to determine the right type of lien waiver for you and your project, to generate a waiver that complies with your state’s statute, and to sign and send it electronically […]

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Texas Monthly Notices: Technology Is Here To Save The Day

Texas Monthly Notices: Technology Is Here To Save The Day

Texas is notorious for having some of the most complex notice and lien laws in the entire nation. Do you need to send a two-month notice? A three-month notice? Which one goes to which recipients? Do I need to collect a green card? What are these so-called “sworn statements of accounts”? Confusion abounds, and many […]

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Travel Money Well Spent

Travel Money Well Spent

This article was originally published on Credit Today Online, the premier online community for trade credit executives. To signup for their free e-newsletter, click here. How do you keep up with constantly changing credit management technologies and procedures? Participating in Credit Today is an excellent start, but you should also be attending conferences and programs […]

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Texas Subcontractor Risks In Focus at ENR Risks Summit

Construction Risks

The 3rd annual ENR Construction Risk Summit is approaching, providing contractors, owners, sureties, attorneys, and other construction stakeholders a forum to discuss and debate industry risks. The event’s agenda promises to help all stakeholders better “manage costly risks to achieve project success.” Catering to the summit’s 2015 locale being in Dallas, one focus on the agenda […]

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What You Need To Track When Sending A Preliminary Notice

How to Actually Mail A Notice to Owner

Thousands of times every day, contractors and suppliers prepare and send a “Notice to Owner” or “Preliminary Notice.”  Typically, a supplier or contractor will prepare and send the document in-house, or the company will rely upon a “notice service” or a SAAS technology product, like zlien, to transmit the document. Regardless of how the document is prepared […]

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How To Send A Notice To Owner – Certified Mail, or Certified Mail Return Receipt?

How to Actually Mail A Notice to Owner

Sending a Notice to Owner is a complicated affair. The document has a lot of criteria, such that contractors and suppliers must, within a certain period of time, make certain that they are sending the correct form with the required information to the appropriate recipients. Importantly, however, a notice to owner must be mailed in a certain way. If a mechanics […]

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zlien Webinar With Billtrust and ThyssenKrupp Elevator Americas: Managing Lien Rights With Technology

zlien is pleased to announce an special upcoming webinar: “Using Technology to Manage Lien Rights” presented in conjunction with Billtrust and ThyssenKrupp Elevator Americas. This webinar will examine the use of technology in managing lien and bond claim rights, with particular emphasis on how ThyssenKrupp reinvented its A/R by adopting zlien as a technology partner. The […]

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zlien Technology Platform vs. “Lien and Notice Service Providers”

The Construction Payment Blog has recently published several articles about the current and future state of technology as applied to, and as used by, the construction industry. One of the most important take-aways of many of those articles is that rather than something to be wary of, the adoption of new technology can be a […]

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Securing Your Debt: The Mechanics Lien

This post is the fifth in a six-post series detailing the steps to take to secure payment on virtually every project – virtually every time. A recent article outlined a proven methodology, that when used correctly on every project, can secure all extensions of labor and/or materials on credit, and virtually eliminate bad debt. This relatively simple […]

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