Contractors' and Homeowners' Guide to Mechanics' Liens

Contractors' and Homeowners' Guide to Mechanics' Liens

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Odd though it may be, a mechanics lien has little to do with auto mechanics. Instead, it involves builders. Contractors and subcontractors, materials suppliers and equipment suppliers -- these are the folks who use mechanics liens.A mechanics lien enables workers to collect debts owed for work or materials they've contributed to a project. By making a legal claim on the real estate of an owner, the lien ensures that workers don't leave a project empty-handed if the owner refuses payment. Consequently, it's important that both laborers and owners understand the ins and outs of these liens.Whether a reader is a general contractor, a carpenter, a lumber supplier or simply a diehard fan of home improvement projects, Everybody's Guide to Mechanics' Liens is the place to go for strategies and answers.The book does not cover public property owners and publicly-funded projects.Home Improvement Projects Payment arrangements for many home improvement construction projects may be exceedingly simple: a€c A licensed contractor to a Home Depot supply agent: aquot;Deliver a load of Grade A redwood 2 by 8a#39;s later this week and put it on my bill. ... Once the plans are approved, the owner-developer hires a prime contractor, who typically will enter into separate contracts with a full listanbsp;...

Title:Contractors' and Homeowners' Guide to Mechanics' Liens
Publisher: - 1998


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