The Rabbet Blog

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New York Lien Law: How to Simplify Your Construction Finance Tracking

Developing commercial real estate in New York is anything but simple. And if you’re having trouble streamlining your construction finance processes, then you’re not alone. Because the state requires you... Read More

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2019 State of Construction Finance: Key Takeaways

They say it takes a village to raise a child. In reality, it also takes a village to raise a building (the opposite of razing a building, which is very... Read More

Contract Simply is now Rabbet

Today we introduce Rabbet. As our technology, customer base, and team evolved, it became increasingly clear that we outgrew the name Contract Simply. We needed an identity that better captures... Read More

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2018 Year In Review

Contract Simply is now Rabbet. We’re the same company – just with a new name – building the only intelligent construction finance platform. The content of this post has been... Read More

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Preventing Construction Loan Fraud

Contract Simply is now Rabbet. We’re the same company – just with a new name – building the only intelligent construction finance platform. The content of this post has been... Read More

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The Basics of Walking with the Bank Inspector

Every loan-funded construction project will require a number of periodic onsite inspections. As the lending institution provides the funds for the construction project, it is in its utmost interest to... Read More

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The Basics of Lien Waivers

Complicated and multi-faceted endeavors with a large number of involved parties, construction projects encompass a broad range of potentially risky points that can result in grave financial consequences if the... Read More

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The Basics of Reallocations and Change Orders

Construction projects are complicated endeavors with numerous participants and processes. This is why it is nearly impossible to predict the exact amount of costs involved. Regardless of the amount of time... Read More

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The Basics of Stored Materials in Construction

Construction projects and loans obtained to finance them contain a number of articles that may seem trivial at first but can lead to serious complications and problems if not given... Read More

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The Basics of Retainage

What is Retainage? Retainage is the withholding of a portion of the funds that are due to a contractor or subcontractor until the construction project is finished. It is meant... Read More