Thurston County Mechanics Lien Notice of Furnishing Form (Washington)

All Thurston County specific forms and documents listed below are included in your immediate download package:

Notice of Furnishing Form

Thurston County Notice of Furnishing Form

Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included Thurston County compliant document last validated/updated 4/18/2024

Notice of Furnishing Guide

Thurston County Notice of Furnishing Guide

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included Thurston County compliant document last validated/updated 12/8/2023

Completed Example of the Notice of Furnishing Document

Thurston County Completed Example of the Notice of Furnishing Document

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included Thurston County compliant document last validated/updated 4/25/2024

When using these Mechanics Lien Notice of Furnishing forms, the subject real estate must be physically located in Thurston County. The executed documents should then be recorded in one of the following offices:

Thurston County Auditor: Recording

2000 Lakeridge Drive SW, Bldg 1, Olympia, Washington 98502

Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm M-F / Opening at 9:00am first Friday of the month

Phone: (360) 786-5405

Local jurisdictions located in Thurston County include:

  • Bucoda
  • East Olympia
  • Lacey
  • Littlerock
  • Olympia
  • Rainier
  • Rochester
  • Tenino
  • Tumwater
  • Yelm

How long does it take to get my forms?

Forms are available immediately after submitting payment.

How do I get my forms, are they emailed?

Forms are NOT emailed to you. Immediately after you submit payment, the Thurston County forms you order will be available for download directly from your account. You can then download the forms to your computer. If you do not already have an account, one will be created for you as part of the order process, and your login details will be sent to you. If you encounter any issues accessing your forms, please reach out to our support team for assistance.

What does "validated/updated" mean?

This indicates the most recent date when at least one of the following occurred:

  • Updated: The document was updated or changed to remain compliant.
  • Validated: The document was examined by an attorney or staff, or it was successfully recorded in Thurston County using our eRecording service.
Are these forms guaranteed to be recordable in Thurston County?

Yes. Our form blanks are guaranteed to meet or exceed all formatting requirements set forth by Thurston County including margin requirements, content requirements, font and font size requirements.

Can the Mechanics Lien Notice of Furnishing forms be re-used?

Yes. You can re-use the forms for your personal use. For example, if you have more than one property in Thurston County that you need to transfer you would only need to order our forms once for all of your properties in Thurston County.

What are supplemental forms?

Often when a deed is recorded, additional documents are required by Washington or Thurston County. These could be tax related, informational, or even as simple as a coversheet. Supplemental forms are provided for free with your order where available.

What type of files are the forms?

All of our Thurston County Mechanics Lien Notice of Furnishing forms are PDFs. You will need to have or get Adobe Reader to use our forms. Adobe Reader is free software that most computers already have installed.

Do I need any special software to use these forms?

You will need to have Adobe Reader installed on your computer to use our forms. Adobe Reader is free software that most computers already have installed.

Do I have to enter all of my property information online?

No. The blank forms are downloaded to your computer and you fill them out there, at your convenience.

Can I save the completed form, email it to someone?

Yes, you can save your deed form at any point with your information in it. The forms can also be emailed, blank or complete, as attachments.

Are there any recurring fees involved?

No. Nothing to cancel, no memberships, no recurring fees.

How to use a Notice of Furnishing in Washington

When it comes time to foreclose on a recorded lien, multiple parties are often fighting for a slice of the pie. Who gets what (or who gets anything at all) must be decided by the ancient rule of priority. Simply put, the rule states that the first in time is the first in right. But how can you ensure your claim is honored following a foreclosure suit? In Washington, claimants protect their interest by recording a notice of furnishing. This document ensures that their portion does not end up subordinate (inferior) to those of other claimants.

Although not explicitly required, every potential lien claimant providing professional services may, at their option, record the notice where no improvement has been commenced, and the professional services provided are not visible from an inspection of the real property. See R.C.W. 60.04.011. The notice must be recorded in the real property records of the county where the property is located. Id. The notice must contain the professional service provider's name, address, telephone number, a legal description of the property, the owner or reputed owner's name, and the general nature of the professional services provided. Id.

If the notice is not recorded, the lien claim will be subordinate to the interest of any later mortgagee and will be invalid as to the interest of any later purchaser if the mortgagee or purchaser acts in good faith and pays valuable consideration to acquire an interest in the property prior to the commencement of an improvement. See Id. So, if you don't stake your claim and a later buyer takes possession of the property without knowing about your lien claim, he or she takes title, free of the lien. This defeats one of the essential purposes of a lien, which is transferability to any subsequent purchaser (which makes it harder to sell or refinance property bound by a lien).

This article is provided for informational purposes only and should not be relied upon a substitute for the advice of an attorney. If you have any questions about using a notice of furnishing or other issues related to liens, please consult an attorney.

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