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Getting paid in the construction industry is complicated, and even if you’ve done everything right, you still may not get paid. If you are considering filing a mechanics lien in California in order to collect the money you are owed, you should be informed about the process and the best way to go about it.  If you are unfamiliar with the process, see our guide to filing a lien in California so you know what…
Texas has some of the most confusing preliminary notice requirements and deadlines in the US. While unnecessarily complicated, these notices are required because they create visibility to improve communication and reduce payment problems. In Texas, multiple notices need to be sent each month to document the amount that hasn’t been paid, and they must continue to be sent until the balance is paid.  Not only are these documents important for creating visibility, but missing a…
3 of the 5 Liens in Dallas County are dealing with the hospitality industry. Have you ever considered what you would do if the $485k you were owed for your labor on a construction contract never wound up in your bank account after paying your workforce, hiring additional contractors, paying for all the materials, and were finishing the project? You could make some rash decisions if you were in this type of predicament. Or, you…
Travis County (Auston, TX) Construction Project growth is mirrored by large lien filings in May. With so much construction growth in and around the city of Austin, Texas (Travis County) it’s no wonder that payment problems and lien filings are swelling. The good news is there’s lots of construction and contracts generating a lot of growth in the economy; the bad news is there’s lots of construction and contracts not being paid for…
Last year, the Levelset content team partnered with TSheets to sponsor an industry survey to learn more about how cash flow issues in construction affect business’s operations. After collecting and analyzing the data, we realized that construction companies have cash flow problems, and everyone–including the employees–is paying the price.  We are teaming up with TSheets and Fieldwire to dig deeper into these cash flow problems. This year’s construction cash flow survey will benchmark replies…