Recording a KS Lien Statement – Subcontractor in Sedgwick County

A national commercial lighting supplier asked our TRADITION LIEN SERVICE division to record a KANSAS Lien Statement – Subcontractor for non-payment on for lighting supplies provided on a new hotel in Wichita, KS within Sedgwick County. According to Wikipedia, Wichita became in the in the 1920s and ’30s the “The Air Capital of the World” for its aircraft production.

Sedgwick County liens and releases are recorded with the 18th Judicial District Court located in Wichita, KS. Fees are $36.00 for 8-1/2″ x 11″ paper notices with no charge for additional pages. The office does accept out of state business checks. Make the check out to CDC.

Turn around time to record is 3-5 business days after being received. Both a lien and release recorded will be returned with one week.

Recording a NY Notice Under Mechanic’s Lien Law For Account Of Private Improvement in Schenectady County

A national cabinet supplier and installer asked our TRADITION LIEN SERVICE division to record a NEW YORK Notice Under Mechanics Lien Law For Account Of Private Improvement on a new apartment community in Rotterdam, NY within Schenectady County. The city of Schenectady is the county seat and is also the home of UNION COLLEGE. According to Wikipedia “when it was founded in 1795, it was the first institution of higher learning chartered by the New York State Board of Regents.”

When recording a NEW YORK Notice Under Mechanic’s Lien Law For Account Of Private Improvement, you not only record the lien, but you also record with a copy of the lien a Affidavit Of Service By Certified Mail. This affects the fees you pay to record a lien. Cost for Schenectady County for the lien itself $15, regardless of the number of pages. In addition, you must include an Affidavit fee of $5, thus making the cost to record $20 total. The office does accept out of state business checks. Make the check out to SCHENECTADY COUNTY CLERK. There is no charge to release a lien. Include copy of recorded lien when releasing a lien.

Turn around time to record is same day received. Both a lien and affidavit recorded will be returned with one week.

Recording a ID Claim of Lien in Bannock County

A Idaho Falls based insulation Subcontractor asked our TRADITION LIEN SERVICE division to record a IDAHO Claim of Lien for non-payment on a work done on a existing residence in Inkom, ID within Bannock County. Pocatello is the county seat and home to IDAHO STATE UNIVERSITY.

The Bannock County Recorder’s fees to record are as follows: $10 for 1st page and $3.00 for each additional page (document size 8-1/2″ x 11″). Make checks payable to BANNOCK COUNTY RECORDER and they will accept out-of-state business checks.

Actual recording by mail is one (1) business day. The original document will be mailed back the same day after recording. Be sure to send a self-addressed stamped envelope.

Recording a IN Sworn Statement And Notice Of Intention To Hold Mechanic’s Lien in Howard County

A KANSAS based millwork subcontractor asked our TRADITION LIEN SERVICE division to record a INDIANA Sworn Statement And Notice Of Intention To Hold Mechanic’s Lien against a new assisted living apartment community being built in within Howard County. Wikipedia quotes that Kokomo is known as the “City of Firsts” due to the significant number of automotive related technical and engineering innovations that were developed in Kokomo.

The Howard County Recorder’s Office fees to record are as follows: $25.00 for the entire document (includes one mail out) for 8-1/2″ x 11″ paper. It is $2.00 for each additional mail out. Make checks payable to HOWARD COUNTY RECORDER’S OFFICE. Business and personal checks accepted if they have phone number and physical address on them.

Actual recording is 1-2 business days. You can view information on their website 1-2 days after recording. A copy of the document will be mailed back 1-2 days after recording.

Recording a NV Discharge or Release of Lien in Douglas County

A home improvement contractor based in Northern California asked our TRADITION LIEN SERVICE division to record a NEVADA Discharge or Release of Lien for a construction lien previously recorded in 2012 on an existing house in Gardnerville, NV within Douglas County. The northwest part of the county borders Lake Tahoe and extends south on Highway 395.

The Douglas County Recorder’s Office fees to record are as follows: $35 for the entire document (document size 8-1/2″ x 11″). Make checks payable to DOUGLAS COUNTY RECORDER and they will accept out-of-state business checks.

Liens and releases are recorded from 1-6 days after they are received. It takes 1-3 days for a lien to display online. If you send a 2nd copy lien for a conformed copy, it will be returned by mail in 1-2 days if a $1.00 conforming copy fee is paid.

The Tradition Intern Experience

Every summer, TRADITION SOFTWARE and TRADITION LIEN SERVICE offers a comprehensive intern experience to a motivated college student interested in learning more about working in a real-life business offering construction lien solutions to U.S. construction contractors, subcontractors and suppliers. This paid internship is open to all majors and experience levels, but requires enthusiasm for learning, communication, and attention to detail. The job offers flexible hours and training in a variety of common business software programs, as well as opportunities for direct customer service experience. Internships are typically tailored to meet the education and interests of each intern on an individual level.

Tara Nelson was the first intern in the summer of 2007 while studying for a Bachelor of Arts degree in Comparative Literature at the UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA-BERKELEY. While employed, Tara went outside her previous academic studies and gained a better understanding of business operations as well as the ins and outs of construction lien law. While working under the Software Development Manager at the time, Miriam Liskin, Tara learned the fundamentals of software development. Her introduction led soon after graduation to the creative, strategic nature of software development and ultimately led to her current career as a Full Stack developer. Tara is currently employed as a senior software engineer for a small business in Portland, Oregon.

Randall Altman was an intern in the summers of 2015 and 2016 while finishing up his high school diploma from WOODCREEK HIGH SCHOOL in Roseville, CA. He worked primarily in customer service and technical support. While employed as an Intern, Randall learned how to efficiently communicate and meet the needs of different customers across the nation. He said that “the relaxed work environment and flexible hours provided an ideal environment to learn the basics of lien software, as well as other common business software programs, in order to provide fast and accurate technical support.” After being accepted to attend the UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO, Randall enlisted as a member of the UNITED STATES MARINE CORP and is currently working as a team mortarman, stationed at Camp Pendleton near San Diego, California.

Stephanie Owens was an intern in the summer of 2017 and is a Business Management major at the UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO. While an intern, Stephanie worked as a member of customer service and technical support, where she gained basic understanding of information system technologies and customer service. Stephanie says that “….the flexible and relaxed working environment lent responsibility and ownership in her work. This in turn taught her useful business practices such as proactive note taking, scheduling, and communication.” Since her internship, Stephanie has gone on to use her experience as a supply chain intern with WEC ENERGY GROUP. She will graduate in the spring of 2021.

Honor Perrine is currently an intern in the summer of 2018 and is an Economics major at HILLSDALE COLLEGE. Her internship gave her practical experience in many aspects of business management such as website content creation, information system technologies, accounting, and customer service. Honor has gained insight into the inner workings of construction lien law and in her communication with Tradition customers nationwide. Honor will graduate in the fall of 2018 and hopes to attend economics graduate school to pursue a career in business consulting.

Recording a TX Lien Affidavit in Harris County

A Garland, TX based electrical contractor asked our TRADITION LIEN SERVICE division to record a TEXAS Lien Affidavit (Subcontractor/Supplier) against a new hotel being built in Houston, TX within Harris County. Wikipedia quotes that “according to a July 2017 Census estimate, Harris County’s population had grown to 4,652,980, comprising over 16 percent of Texas’s population.”

The Harris County Clerk’s Office fees to record are as follows: $16.00 first page , $4.00 each additional page of 8-1/2″ x 11″ paper. Make checks payable to HARRIS COUNTY CLERK and they will accept out-of-state business checks.

Actual recording by mail is 3-5 business days. You can view indexing information on their website 2-3 business days after recording. The original document will be mailed back 7-10 business days after recording. For conforming copies, do not send a 2nd copy of the document to be recorded. Instead, send $1.00 per page of the document to be recorded.

Recording a NV Notice of Lien in Washoe County

A roofing Subcontractor based in Northern California asked our TRADITION LIEN SERVICE division to record a NEVADA Notice of Lien for non-payment on an existing house in Reno, NV within Washoe County. According to Wikipedia, Reno is the “biggest little city in the world“. It is also home to the the University of Nevada that a former TRADITION SOFTWARE intern attends.

The Washoe County Recorder’s Office fees to record are as follows: $41 for the entire document (document size 8-1/2″ x 11″). Make checks payable to WASHOE COUNTY RECORDER and they will accept out-of-state business checks.

Liens and releases are recorded the same day they are received. It takes 1-3 days for a lien to display online.
If you send a 2nd copy lien for a conformed copy, it will be returned by mail in 1-2 days if a phone number provided, one month later if a phone number is not provided.

Recording a NC Claim of Lien on Real Property in Alamance County

A national insulation Subcontractor based in Minnesota asked our TRADITION LIEN SERVICE division to record a NORTH CAROLINA Claim of Lien on Real Property for non-payment on a work done on a commercial property along with an existing residence within Alamance County. According to Wikipedia, Alamance County, has been the site of significant historical events, textile manufacturing, and agriculture in North Carolina.

North Carolina is a state where construction liens are recorded with the Clerk of Courts in the county where construction related improvement occurred. The Alamance County Clerk of Court’s fees to record are as follows: $6 for 1st page and $0.25 for each additional page (document size 8-1/2″ x 11″). Make checks payable to ALAMANCE COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE and they will accept out-of-state business checks.

Actual recording by mail is one (1) business day. The original document will be mailed back the same day after recording. Be sure to send one (1) copy of the notice and a self-addressed stamped envelope. They will keep one copy and return the other one with attached recording information.

Recording a CA Mechanics Lien in Sonoma County

A Novato, CA based General Contractor asked our TRADITION LIEN SERVICE division to record a CALIFORNIA Mechanics Lien for non-payment on a home office and guest room addition within an existing residence in Sebastopol, CA within Sonoma County. According to Wikipedia, it is about a 20-minute drive from the Pacific Ocean, between Santa Rosa and Bodega Bay, and is known for its liberal politics and small-town charm.

The Sonoma County Recorder’s Office fees to record are as follows: $89 for 1st page (includes $75 SB2: Building Homes and Jobs Act fee). $3 each additional page. (document size 8-1/2″ x 11″). Make checks payable to SONOMA COUNTY RECORDER and they will accept out-of-state business checks.

Actual recording by mail is one (1) business day. The original document will be mailed back, 4-5 weeks after recording.