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Liens, lies and litigation

The author claims that fraudulent liens by contractors are rampant in the USA - and it's starting to happen here

Editor’s Note: This being the Voices section of the newsletter, the claims in this post, below, are unverified.

It’s been said – by a reputable source – that 80 per cent of reno contractors are either incompetent or dishonest (or possibly both). Contractors are starting to follow the US practice of filing fraudulent liens, which can cost you upwards of $20,000 to get rid of. Here are some details and a general survival guide for homeowners (and a cautionary note for contractors).
Posted by Bob Haagensen


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