Re: Mechanics lien
It is one of those unfortunate little details that few people know. If material is delivered to you property or work is done on your property, the property owner is responsible. You don't mention how much is involved but you might want to consider paying the roofer and deduct it from any you owe the builder. The builder should not have extra expenses due to changes unless you authorized the changes. The original work and any changes should be documented in writing. You should have required the builder to furnish paid invoices before you paid him additional funds. The roofer can put a lien on your property, your only recourse, if you have settled with the builder, is to pay the roofer and sue the builder to get your money back.
A mechanics lien would mean you would not be able to sell the property until the lien and accumulated interest is paid and the lien canceled.
BY the waynot a lawyer, just had a friend go through paying double for materials deliverd.
Last edited by JLMCDANIEL; 11-03-2009 at 11:50 PM.
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