Our independent sales person in which we did not have on payroll which we gave a 1099 every year brought a client. she collected 50% deposit under her own name for they job. Then We completed the job and her client paid us the balance direct. Her client paid in full what she told her client to... Read more »
answered on Jun 18, 2022
It sounds like your claim is against your sales rep.
I bought a home unknowingly there was an open permit pending that the contractor didn't close with the county. Now the County is requesting I close the permit and contractor doesn't have proof of them closing it out. I am unable to schedule inspections due to contractor unable to submit... Read more »
answered on May 13, 2022
You will likely need a code inspection to make sure the work was code compliant.
I'm the adjacent property to a townhome association and they do not honor their obligations stated in their declaration. Specifically the sections that refer to my property being the Dominant Tenement and various zoning and municipal code ordinances that has actually caused serious damage to... Read more »
answered on Apr 26, 2022
You provide only general information so one can only provide a general answer. No neither you nor the police can force the Association to furnish you with its insurance policy unless you file suit for property damage, violation of an easement or whatever wrong has been committed. The declaration is... Read more »
I hired a construction company to do a gut rehab in my house. There are construction defects including a need to get the entire house repainted. I am suing in small claim court for the painting now and the case is in Discovery phase. I know the painting was done by non professional painters and... Read more »
answered on Mar 25, 2022
You serve an interrogatory or interrogatories pursuant to Supreme Court Rule 213 and ask the contractor to identify by name, trade, address...etc each subcontractor working on your project. However, you need court permission to utilize discovery in small claims under $10,000.00.
Sub-contractor gave a verbal price which I agreed too but told him to send me a written estimate. He went ahead and did the job without sending a written estimate. The invoice he sent is way more. I refused to pay and now he has an attorney threating a lien against the homeowner and lawsuit... Read more »
answered on Oct 15, 2021
Next time get it in writing. Ask for time and material records to see if the records come close in value to the sub's claim.
My husband and I have been living in the house since may. The builder states all the invoices are in but at the same time adds a quote in our change order that states he has a right to add invoices that may come in the future. It’s clear he’s overrun his costs and is trying to get us to pay... Read more »
answered on Aug 24, 2021
You need request a sworn contractor's statement from your contractor in writing. You are entitled to the sworn statement under Section 5 of the mechanics lien act which provides that an owner is not required to pay a contractor anything until he receives the sworn statement, but only if the... Read more »
contractual agreement if holding out on payment until compensated
for incompetent, incomplete work?
answered on Apr 14, 2021
I am not sure what your question is but under Illinois law, it is unlawful to do any roofing work without a license under the Roofing Industry Licensing Act.
answered on Oct 31, 2018
Construction loans are designed to be short term, only for the duration of the construction project. The loan funds are usually disbursed in installments as the project progresses. There is typically a construction escrow set up at a title company which disburses the funds to contractors and... Read more »
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