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Been conversing with a roofer on another forum regarding a potential screw job he is getting. He was contacted by a sub working for a regional under Fannie, so there are already three bites out of the pie. The sub low balls him the roof work under the scheme that he can upcharge for extras to make up his money. The roofer wouldn't have done the jobs for the rate he was quoted per square, but it was for multiple roofs with the idea he would make his money on the add ons. A little unsure about all of this, he writes up contracts for the sub above him to sign, including the additional work. Payment was to be rendered in 14 days. Well, lo and behold it is 30 days and counting and he was informed all work above and beyond the original order has been declined. It looksas well like the roofer's guy has reverted from paying him in 14 days to "you'll get paid when I get paid". I expect he will sue the sob that drew him into this deal and attempt to lien the properties; who knows how that will work out. Just another of many examples of the bad apples in the preservation industry, and how even private contractors are not always immune.