Don’t wait too long to get paid

Don’t wait too long to get paid

Hey everybody! On today’s podcast we want to talk about a problem that plagues a lot of contractors and subcontractors. I’m talking about waiting too long to get paid getting paid for a job.  Make sure to listen closely as we break down the basic rules of lien rights… Make sure to follow us on …

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Do you have an escalation clause construction contract?

Do you have an escalation clause construction contract?

Does your construction contract protect you from price escalations? During these uncertain times, having an escalation clause in your construction contract is more critical than ever. Listen to this episode to learn what an escalation clause is and how it can protect you on your next job. Make sure to follow us on our dedicated construction …

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Can you stop working if you’re not getting paid?

Can you stop working if you’re not getting paid?

Navigating the nuances of “pay when paid” clauses is a confusing and complex process. But, do you have the right to stop working if you are not getting paid? Listen to this week’s episode to find out. Make sure to follow us on our dedicated construction site as well as our podcast, YouTube videos and social media including Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter. Get a …

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Get all agreements in writing!

Get all agreements in writing!

If you’ve ever worked on a project where you didn’t get everything in writing, you know what a pain it can be. Construction projects are expensive, and they often involve multiple parties. When things go wrong, it can be difficult to figure out who’s responsible. That’s why it’s important to get all agreements in writing. …

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Do I need to read the entire contract? Can I make changes?

Do I need to read the entire contract? Can I make changes?

The short answer is, Yes! Always read your contract, and negotiate terms you think are not in your favor. Make sure to follow us on our dedicated construction site as well as our podcast, YouTube videos and social media including Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter. Get a jump on your competition. Alexander Barthet is a board certified construction attorney in Florida and holds a B.S. in …

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Do This To Get Paid When Facing a Pay-When-Paid Issue

Do This To Get Paid When Facing a Pay-When-Paid Issue

They are a big problem for all subcontractors and suppliers – those pay-when-paid provisions stating that payment won’t be due until and unless it is first paid by the owner. This shifting of the risk of non-payment from a general contractor to its subs and material suppliers has found its way into most every construction …

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Your Lien is Worthless

Your Lien is Worthless

Is your lien worthless? Can you lien a leased property? There’s a popular misconception that doing work on a leased property for a tenant means you can’t protect yourself when it comes to getting paid. Not true! But doing work for a tenant does mean you need to take specific steps to have rights and …

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