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Liening In: When and How to File
Untested Building Tech Can Pose Legal Hazards
How Tech Can Keep Contractors Out of Court
When–and When Not to–Lien In
Can Non-Competes Really Stop the Competitive Urge?
What to Know When Buying a House–but Not the Land
Make Sure They Sign Here, Please
Legally, the Inside Story About Design Is Always Different
How to Use Contingency Funds Efficiently
The Remodeling Customer Isn’t, or Shouldn’t, Always Be Right
Lawyerly Advice: Don’t Take Drones Casually
Putting Modular Deals Down on Paper
Builders Who Take on Part of the Design Also Assume Some of the Risk
How to Save Bucks on Bonds
Water, Water Everywhere; Why Do We Keep Wading In?
For Competitive People, Non-Competes Are Non-Starters
Despite Storms, Some States Won’t Change Building Codes
Basic Insurance Builders Should Cover
Matter of Policy: Unusual but Useful Coverage for Contractors
Can You Afford Not to Comply with OSHA’s New Rule on Silica?
Fire and Fury: Wood-Based Apartments Are More Vulnerable
Coded Language: New App Makes Navigating Regs Much Easier
Remodelers: Should You Be a Franchise Player? Maybe, Maybe Not
Ins and Outs, Ups and Downs of Working on Public Projects
Off the Record: OSHA Pulls Back on Documenting Injuries
On Sites: Protecting Workers from Construction’s Real Dangers
Five Ways to Stop Construction Fraud
For Efficiency’s Sake: Energy Costs Beat Codes
Deisgners, Builders Vie for Owners’ Attention–and Pocketbook
LEEDing the Way: Construction Contracts Lag Behind
Safety First: Fine, Fine, Fine
Legal Ins and Outs of Design-Build
Yes, Words Can Sometimes Hurt You
Does Complying with Code Ensure Safe Materials?
Twists and Turns of Spiral Staircases
Construction Bidding: How to Deal with Contracts
Sue What? How to Stay Out of Legal Trouble
Disasters Beat Insufficient Building Codes Every Time
Will Mortgage Process Go Digital? Not So Fast
EPA to Composite Wood Makers: Toughen Up
Code Words: How One Fire Created Building Regs
Gaining Traction? CPSC Urged to Label Flooring
Ten Most Common Building Code Violations
Not All Sweetness and Light for Solar
How ‘General Conditions’ Can Derail a Construction Contract
Ensure Your Insurer Has the Right Info; Often, It Doesn’t
Playing the Name Game Often Makes Sense
Everyone, Sign Here, Please
Contractors: How to Make Sure You Get Paid
Sign Where? Smart Contracts May Be the Wise Way to Go
How to Procure a Government Contract
Think Your Insurance Policies Have You Covered? Better Be Sure
Contracts: Learn the Language, Avoid the Risk
What If ‘Paid in Full’ Doesn’t Mean ‘Pain in Full’?
Cyber Criminals Prey on the Construction Business
Surprise, Surprise: Building to Fire-Resistant Codes Doesn’t Raise Home Prices
Restoring Grand Central Station: Bad with Good
How to Make Warranty Calls Part of a Marketing Plan
Construction Insurance: Anything New? Yes!
Sometimes Arbitration Really Is the Right Answer
Playing by the Rules Is a Losing Proposition
Con Game: the Seedy World of Construction Fraud
Legal Ease: Have a Lawyer Review Construction Contracts–Always
Better Zoning Would Benefit Everybody
Who’s Liable When Building Products Fail?
Should a Doc Be on the Team?
Age Worthy? Get Set for Suits Alleging Discrimination Against Oldsters
Safe at Home: Protecting Consumers on the Jobsite
Going to Pot? Contractors Take the Legal High Road
Appraisals: Will Tech Take Over from Humans?
Can’t Make It There: Why Design-Build Isn’t Working in New York City
Citation Notation: OSHA’s Top 10 for 2016
Documenting Historic Details
The New Business of Managing Risk
Don’t Go to War Over Cost-Plus
What Are the Top 10 OSHA Violations?
Can You Patent a Lighting Design?
Is Your Home Legal?
Managing Risk When You Use a Staffing Firm
Laying Down the Law for Real Estate Investors
Is Taking on Skyscrapers a Tall Order?
City Scape: Rising Up Against Centralized Urban Planning
Legal Eagle: Watch Out for Fine Print in Performance Deals
Feds Say, Architects Deserve Overtime Pay
On the Record: OSHA’s Final Word
OSHA Rules: What You Need to Know About the Silica Edict
In Reality, Are House Flippers Only Playing a Part?
Five Most Common Plumbing Code Violations
Dust Storm! New Rule on Silica Stirs a Controversy
Look ‘Em Up: Guide to Common Commercial Building Code Flubs
The End Game: How to Break a Contract
Why Contracts Matter: Money, Man!
How Valuable Are Preservation Easements?
Building a Case for Insurance Claims
Construction Sites with Multiple Employers Prime Spots for OSHA Citations
Safe for Workers? Red Flags About Green Building Techniques
Does Regulation Really Put the Brakes on Innovation?
More Than Ever, Contractors Are Succeeding at Succession Planning
Podcast: Hallmarks of Productive Leadership
Why Defining ‘Subcontractor’ Isn’t a Word Game
Worker’s Comp: New Risks for the Old Coverage
Sexual Harassment on the Jobsite: What Do Workers Say?
Discrimination and Harassment: Managing a Construction Business in the New Environment
The Legal Risks of Delegated Design
For Construction Workers, It’s an Unhealthy Situation
Construction Insurance: How to Stay Out of the Loser’s Circle
How to Prevent Sexual Harassment on the Job
Aussie-Some: World’s First Building Code for Modular Construction
Are Land Use Regulations Throttling the Economy?
Legal Eagles Get Trademark Protection
New Vision for Managing Labor on Construction Sites
Harder to Sue, Easier to Build?
Training Day: Online Simulations May Have a Future
Whither OSHA in the New Republican Age?
Training Can Keep Industry on Track
Tiny Houses Can Be Big Trouble
How Long Do Warranties Endure?
Alert: OSHA Clears Things Up!
OSHA Weighs In, Again, on Safety and Health Programs
The Last Word on Construction Contracts
Why Doesn’t the Sunshine State Like Solar?
Getting Paid: How to Collect Construction AR
The Confusing World of Roofing Warranties
Bay Area Battle: Small Iconic Houses Against Big New Ones
Truth Hurts: Top Five Causes of On-the-Job Injuries
The States of Solar: What’s the Policy in All 50 (and D.C.)?
Keeping PACE? Housing Groups Want FHA to Reconsider New Rules
New Homes Should Come with a Warranty
App-lied Knowledge: Calculate the Odds of a Project Getting Built
Prevailing Wages: Planning for That Call from the DOL
NAHB: Rules and Regs Account for Nearly Quarter of New Home’s Cost
Short-Term Rentals: Ins and Outs of a New Marketplace
Remodeling Contracts: Clear, Simple, but Complete
Fine State of Affairs: Get Ready to Pay More Penalties
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