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I’m a small GC in Tx and have been providing maintenance/ remodeling/lawn care for a company owned rental property. I have heard they properly was owner financed and they have missed a payment and said financer has sent a letter to them threatening to take property back, The company owes me significant amount of money. Will a mechanic lien attach a lien on the property that financer would have to settle if he tried to foreclose on company?...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentDec 5, 2021
TexasMechanics Lien
I did deep cleaning for an apartment complex I completed five apartments they were $80 apiece one of them I had to clean mold so it was a $10 charge and the other had to clean and roach infestation which was an extra $20 charge the owner has shorted me $129 out of my pay can I place a lein on the apartment as a cleaner??...Read More
Ashley Pray
Waiting for answerAdd commentDec 6, 2021
Georgia
Hello, Can I have a lien removed on a house because of a clerical error made by town hall? I own this house since 2016 transferred from my mother to me. My Mother owned the house since 2004 when my grandmother's will stated that Mom owns and life use to my aunt and uncle. City Hall didn't show life use even though the will does state life use. in 2018 and 2021 there are 2 liens placed on the house against my aunt. They were applied toward when my mom owned the house. City hall has since applied life use to the title/deed of the house for that time when my mom owned it. How do I get these invalid liens off of the house? Does my grandmother will hold up if I were to challenge these liens? ...Read More
Kay Sherman
Waiting for answerAdd commentDec 5, 2021
Connecticut
How do I begin the process to enforce the mechanics lien now that it’s been recorded with the county?...Read More
Anonymous Laborer
1 answerAdd commentDec 5, 2021
California
I did a job for an old boss boss at a residential house in Ohio ,I still waiting in payment fir the job completed for him .$2000.00’ While doing the job the homeowner asked me to do more work Bc they didn’t trust my old contractor boss to complete the work ‘ I agreed to do the work I wrote up a contract and agreed on 1/2 payment up front and rest on completion. My old boss found out and now is trying to say I have a non compete contract with him and threading to lien my house for $25,000 and tried paying me less of $500 Bc he said he had to attain an attorney’ ‘ I still have a valid contract with the homeowner and half the work has been completed ‘ no Iam worried about getting paid and a possible lien ‘ what do I do Thx Tom from Ohio ...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
Waiting for answerAdd commentDec 5, 2021
OhioMechanics Lien
I had levelset put a mechanics lien and all paperwork on a property were the owner refuse to pay the last payment for hours worked .So I did the lien knowing she was fixing the place up to sell for 1.8 million.Later I find out while the lien was supposedly in place she was still able to sell the house and I wasn't paid or even notified that it sold how was this possible and what should I due now so I can get paid Thank you Dominic Petty Plz .text or call me . 1-916-793-0116...Read More
Dominic P
Waiting for answerAdd commentDec 5, 2021
California
I am a home owner who purchased a solar energy system from a door-to-door salesman. The salesman told us 3 specific things we would receive in the package deal that encouraged us to buy. We now find out that one of the things he promised is (according to the prime contractor) technically impossible to do, and also that the salesman was actually a sub-contractor to the solar installation company. The work performed was good, but is missing a last important element. The solar company has now cancelled their work arrangement with the salesman, and they say that they can't finish the project as promised by the salesman (though not contractually agreed to). I have the remaining 60% final payment to pay for the project, but am unwilling to do so until the project is completed as promised. The salesman has agreed that he did, in fact, promise the final element. My question: If the solar energy contractor puts a lien on my house, what are the consequences for me, and what are the chances that the contractor can petition to foreclose on my house, in order to obtain his $10K +/- remaining fees?...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
Waiting for answerAdd commentDec 5, 2021
UtahMechanics Lien
I have passed the oregon contractor board examinination in 2002. I was told that it is for life and I had been doing remodeling and construction just for myself. I have move to florida recently. like to see how to obtain the florida licence as a general contractor. ...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
Waiting for answerAdd commentDec 5, 2021
FloridaLicenses
My friends and their business dj'd a wedding for a woman who is now refusing to pay Can they take out a lien against her...Read More
Mindy Stubblefield
Waiting for answerAdd commentDec 5, 2021
Alabama
I hired a contractor who never finished the job, he did most of it, but left 3 areas of flooring not completely finished, like the bathroom tile floor ended 3-4 inches short of the end of the room; the bedroom carpet was not tacked under the baseboards he installed rather he just left the carpet hanging loose, and he didn't replace the flooring where he cut into the concrete slab to connect to the sewer line, just left a patch of raw cement and he didn't finish painting one wall! There were no change orders. None-the-less I paid him by checks in 4 installments every 2 weeks per the contract less the retention amount listed in the contract pending final finishing which pissed him off, and so I went ahead and paid the final retention payment via zelle even though he has never come back to finish. When I complained about what wasn't finished he returned around and reversed the zelle payment, and mailed back my last 2 checks back then filed a mechanics lien on my property for an extra $8,000 more than the contracted price!!! What can I do to get rid of the lien? This feels like extortion!! Sue (949)300-4888 sangell05@aol.com...Read More
CaliforniaMechanics Lien
signed10/29/19 direct to pay authorization for insurance to pay for mitigation, remediation, preservation and protection of property service provider never provides services as in obtained signature and never came back What is the time frame in Florida for mitigation, remediation preservation services. case law and statutes appreciated ...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
Waiting for answerAdd commentDec 4, 2021
FloridaConstruction Contract
I have a lien placed on a house which was listed for sale yesterday. I am considering contacting the Real Estate Agent to see if she can help getting the balance paid. Any downside to this? Is there any additional action(s) I should take in the meantime or should I just wait for the house to go under contract? I'm guessing they can't transfer title until the lien is released. The house has a mortgage, but to my knowledge there are no other lien holders....Read More
Adam Shepherd
1 answerAdd commentDec 4, 2021
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I have a contractor that's initial bid was $1750 for a project, they increased it to over $4,000 and are now threatening to file a lien. In addition, the initial contract was from company a, the nephews uncle's business, but the final invoice was from company b, the nephews company. What are my rights? This seems completely invalid. They're basically of the mindset that the initial quote doesn't matter and we should pay them for whatever work was completed, which apparently they can come up with whatever they want after they start work, and just put a lien on our property if we don't pay it. Company has been formed for less than a month. Basically an 8-hour job turned it into a 15 hour job with tons of extras. We're prepared to pay for some of the extras but not everything. ...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
Waiting for answerAdd commentDec 4, 2021
IdahoMechanics Lien
I it appears that i missed a deadline for the lien to remain valid. Do I still have rights to payment? ...Read More
Marco Valenzuela
1 answerAdd commentDec 4, 2021
Colorado
contractor thinks he is a 50% partner on a flip deal, new investor (the flipper) thought it would be good to have a partner to help with finances, construction, and the fact that the GC will have a crew and new investor can rely on his men to help with the rehab. The investor/flipper found the property and got it under contract with the owner. Eventually over time investor/flipper realized contractor/also said he wants to be partner did absolutely nothing that he claimed he would do. He has been a contractor for 40 years so new flipper (ME) thought hed be a great partner but the flipper ( me) ended up finding the hard money lender and it was only in flippers name and owner and the lenders. No contractors name on the 175K money lent for remodel. Flipper paid the 1,500 monthly interest payments for 8 months by herself no help from contractor/supposedly partner. The flipper got ALL I mean ALL the materials picked them out, picked them up, dropped them off from paint to windows doors etc. The contractor asked for 15K in beginning of project said he is owed some money now and then 50% of the proceeds are due to him at the end as well.. Flipper gave him the 15K then he asked for another 15K again 2 months later. flipper gave him 30K. while he did ONLY the construction one the flippers property with the flippers hard money loan, while the flipper worked everyday on gathering ALL the materials and keeping the laborers hours daily for 7 months and paying the laborers daily for 7 months, while all the contractor/partner did was contractor work and take the flippers money of 30K and will demand 50% at end. Flipper FIRED contractor for a 10 week delay and massive errors on property and for bad mouthing flipper to her workers. Now contractor put a lien for 145K on the house and it is in escrow. He never had any contracts, he never filed a 20 day preliminary notice, and he waited 30 days after he was fired to file a lien. A lien in which he was paid for ALL his contractor work already and thinks he deserves 50% of the new investors/flippers ( ME) proceeds at the end. He was using me, taking advantage of a new investor a nurse of 22 years and I do not owe him anything. How do I get this lien off immediately? Is it legal with no 20 day preliminary notice to our lenders. he was hired my me not the owner....Read More
Anonymous Contractor
Waiting for answerAdd commentDec 4, 2021
CaliforniaMechanics Lien