Intent to lien - payment schedules - contract language. Common problems contractors experience on jobs. Read more about Remodeling Contracts - Intent to Lien, Payment Schedules
Sometimes, the toughest part of the job is getting a client to pay for the work they asked you to do.
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A friend called today with a problem. He subbed his work to a general contractor from the east coast to do a job here on the west coast at a government facility. Read more about How Not to Do Business
I read an article by a practicing attorney dealing with pay when paid (or pay if paid) clauses in contracts, specifically between general contractors and subcontractors. Read more about "Pay If Paid" or "Pay When Paid" Agreements
Invoicing is one way clients delay paying. "Thanks for doing that work, send me an invoice, okay?" Why do contractors agree? Maybe they believe everyone does it. Read more about Sending Invoices for Construction or Handyman Work
Client misunderstandings happen, but there are steps you can take to make sure you are paid in full, on time, and reduce those misunderstandings. Read more about Set a Payment Schedule, and Keep It
A friend was doing an insurance job, repairs to an exterior wall. The siding had been improperly installed, and around here, if you don't keep water out you'll see rot. Read more about Construction Insurance Repair Job That Could Have Gone Bad
They want to know how to deal with owners who come to them 60%, 70% or 80% of the way through a job and announce they want to re-negotiate the price of the contract. Read more about Get Paid
The owner thought the charge for the change work order was too high and they weren't going to pay. Would that be considered a bad debt? Read more about Change Work Orders Becoming Bad Debts . . . Shouldn't Happen!
This week, I was reminded again about the need to be diligent in not just watching our receivables, but also in collecting them. Read more about Set a Standard for Attorneys