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What is a construction lien and how do they work in Florida?

FLORIDA CONSTRUCTION LAW. A construction lien, also known as a contractor's lien or mechanic's lien, is a legal claim against a property. When properties are built or improvements are made, the contractor and subcontractors may have a right to file a lien against the property if they don't receive full payment. The lien must be paid if the property is to be sold and the contractor can ultimately force the sale of the property, even homestead property, if the lien is not paid off within a certain period.

Construction law - Cutting corners has consequences

Florida Construction law is complex. Building projects have the potential to be very complicated and frustrating. Oftentimes, there are issues that arise that lead to delays and added costs. And while it can be tempting to take shortcuts or ignore these issues in the interest of meeting deadlines or getting the job done faster, doing so could ultimately cause more problems than it solves.

What problems could arise in historic buildings?

Historic buildings offer unique charm and significance to communities. However, they can also present some legal and financial headaches for people who wish to open businesses, renovate or lease these structures.

Florida Construction Law - Post Irma Repairs for Homeowners - Protect yourself

Construction law and insurance law need to be considered in the wake of Hurricane Irma. Many homeowners feel pressed to contract for home repairs quickly.  Stop, think and take steps to protect your self and your rights. 

Real Estate Disputes, Litigation and Email

When you find yourself facing a lawsuit, emails exchanged with the other side in the run up to the real estate dispute can be powerful evidence. Visit my website for more on real estate disputes and lawsuits: http://www.celiadeifik.com/real-estate-purchase-and-sale-contract-disputes/

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