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Are there jurisdictions in which it is illegal to presell a house (without the property being already finished)?

I know that in many countries, including the US, the UK, and most, perhaps all, of Europe, it is common for houses to be sold while still under construction, so no such legal prohibition exists (or at ...
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A tradesperson does more work than what is on the contract and is asking to be paid for it

My question would be along the lines of: would I be likely correct in the following most likely no judgement since lacking an indicator that I were expected to pay more This might happen but the ...
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Meaning of word "remodeled" in California seller disclosure?

The words words "[re]built", "remodeled", and "converted" are not terms of art at common law. They would be interpreted on a case by case basis under the circumstances, ...
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I bought an apartment on plan and it doesn't seems to respect the acoustic standards. What can I do?

Compliance with acoustic standards does not necessarily mean that you will not hear noise from your neighbors. You have an expert opinion stating that the building complies. It is possible that the ...
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Annoying neighbor abusing insurance claims

This is a context where you need to lawyer up. There are two issues, his share of the costs, and his permission to construct in part on his property. You mother has the same rights, so she likewise ...
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Is there a legal standard for the dimensions on a mailbox flag?

Because you indicate that you're from New Mexico, I'm assuming that you're asking about the rules governing curbside mailboxes used by the United States Postal Service. If that's the case, there are ...
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Legal requirements to build exercise equipment?

There is no California law requiring you to have a license to make things. Building power lifting racks is not a regulated business so there are no specific certification or licensing requirements (...
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Plumber employment

Yes, if the management company has a plumbing contractors licence new-south-wales Plumbing is “specialist work” under the Home Building Act and a person (including corporations) who perform such work ...
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In UK law, are cladding product manufacturers and property developers, civilly liable for dangerously combustible cladding products? If not, why not?

Maybe Each case needs to be resolved on its merits. In new-south-wales, they were in Taylor Construction Group Pty Ltd v Strata Plan 92888 t/as The Owners Strata Plan 92888 [2021] NSWSC 1315 but that ...
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What constitutes "fair use" when using or modifying a CAD, architectural drawing

Your use is likely authorised Under the client’s contract with the architect, they will have a licence to use the the drawings for the purpose of constructing, maintaining, modifying and ultimately ...
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What are my legal options against an illegal construction in a public place that I use?

You need an injunction (Tzav Mnia) An injunction is an interim measure to prevent things getting worse while the actual merits of the case are decided. They can order people to do or not do certain ...
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Is it possible and how to get all the information on a corporation in Canada, BC

There doesn't appear to be a requirement for a general contractor to be licensed. However, you should see if your municipality requires a license. You should also check whether they're a member of ...
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Property lien expiration and removal in North Carolina

How do I go about removing the lien on my house without a lawyer? This is not something that you should attempt without a lawyer. An unrepresented person is 95% likely to screw it up, unless you have ...
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Can different rates be charged for the same individual performing multiple labor categories?

So long as this is not inconsistent with the clear language of the contract, it is allowed. If you have a role in drafting the contract you should seek to clarify that point in contract language. ...
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How to enable a business to accept construction contracts?

Construction work is generally required to be done by people with the appropriate licenses pursuant to the building codes in most of the developed world. Typically, one needs someone with a general ...
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