Can You Amend Your Claim of Lien?

A claim of lien may be recorded at any time during the progress of the work but never later than 90 days after last furnishing labor or materials. (Obtain your own Calc-u-Lien to be able to calculate these deadlines). A lien holder must…

3 Ways to Stay Smart about Credit

Operate a construction business and you will inevitably end up wearing several hats: handyman, salesperson, estimator, bookkeeper and project manager. With so many responsibilities, it's easy to overlook things, but the one thing you don’t…

Multiparty Checks In Construction

If a check is directed as payable to two or more payees whose names are separated on the payee line by a diagonal slash, or virgule symbol (as in the form of “John Smith/Bob the Builder, Inc.”) they are considered to be payable in the…

Building A Home

Privately owned housing starts recently averaged 1,065,000 units, 18.7% above last year’s rate according to the U.S. Census Bureau and Department of Housing and Urban Development. Housing completions also increased  – up 9.4% over last…