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How can I tell if there is a lien on a property?

Whether buying or selling a home in North Carolina, determining if there is a lien on the property is crucial. A lien is an unpaid debt that is associated with a property title and it can cause quite a few problems to new or existing owners. Realtor.com explains how to search for a lien, and what you can do if you discover one during your search.

What happens if a realtor breaks the contract?

When you work with a real estate company in North Carolina to sell your home, you usually expect this company to help you get a good deal on your house. Sometimes, though, the company you work with may breach the contract. In this situation, it is important for you to know what to do. 

How can I handle negotiations?

Whether you're in the drafting stage or working through disputes, negotiations are bound to play a role when it comes to contracts. Being able to negotiate is a very important skill, and for some people, this skill can be difficult to develop. Fortunately, Business Insider offers the following tips so you can be a better negotiator.

Avoid a mechanic's lien by following your project's progress

Remodeling or having a home custom-built in North Carolina can be exciting. Ironing out the design aspects, choosing fixtures, furnishings, and the color palette enables you to make a house your home. However, projects do not always progress as planned. This can be especially true if your general contractor uses a subcontractor. When the subcontractor is not paid, they may file a mechanics lien.  At the Triangle Law Group, we have experience defending against and resolving issues concerning lien law.

What are some common contract loopholes?

If you create a contract in North Carolina, you want it to be airtight. Any loopholes could come back to haunt you. According to USA Today, there are a few common loopholes a person may use to get out of a contract with you. In many cases, these loopholes are not in the actual writing of the contract but rather in the formation of the agreement between you and the other person.

What are the required elements for a valid real estate contract?

When you are buying or selling a piece of real estate, it is important that you understand how to write a legal contract. If you fail to include any of the required elements or the seller does, then it makes the contract invalid. This can lead to serious issues down the road. The following are the required elements for a real estate contract, according to the North Carolina Real Estate Commission.

How can I protect my construction business against fraud?

If you're a contractor in Raleigh, you probably strive to ensure fair dealings with both customers as well as associates. Unfortunately, many unscrupulous people exist in the world of business and if you're not careful you could find yourself embroiled in serious legal trouble should you encounter one of these people. To ensure you can protect yourself and your company, follow these tips from Construction Business Owner.

How can I resolve disputes with my contractor?

You expect your contractor to perform work in your home to the highest possible standard. Accordingly, when errors or oversights occur, you will most likely feel incredibly frustrated, which can lead to a heated dispute. While litigation may be required for especially egregious errors, HGTV.com recommends the following tips to amicably resolves construction disputes.

Tips for negotiating construction contracts

Negotiating construction contracts in Raleigh can be a complex undertaking. In fact, many contractors shy away from the process due to lack of knowledge or  fear that they will lose the project to a competitor. Accepting a contract without negotiating properly can spell disaster, however, especially if the terms of the contract are disputed down the line. If you feel you lack the knowledge to successfully negotiate a construction contract, ConstructionBusinessOwner.com recommends the following tips.

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