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Crystal Ignatowski

Crystal is one of two Marketing Content Developers for Surety Solutions, LLC. She writes and creates content for Surety Solutions' blog and website. Crystal is also an avid poetry enthusiast. She lives in Salem, Oregon with her faithful pitbull pup, Mocha.
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A Complete Guide To The SAFE Mortgage Licensing Act

By Crystal Ignatowski on Jun 22, 2017 11:19:00 AM in

Mortgage Bonds

  If you have been involved in the mortgage industry recently, you probably have been exposed to the SAFE Mortgage Licensing Act. You might have even been to exposed to it without even knowing it. So what is the SAFE Act, really? If you are involved in the mortgage industry, you'll want to know....

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Get Licensed: Hawaii Seller Of Travel

By Crystal Ignatowski on Jun 19, 2017 1:10:00 PM in

Travel Agent Bonds

    A seller of travel is any person, firm, corporation, or business who offers for sale prearranged travel, tourist-related services, or tour-guide services for other people through vacation or tour packages.  Hawaii’s seller of travel law requires all individuals who seek to sell travel services ...

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Get Licensed: Hawaii Travel Agency With Charter Tour Operator

By Crystal Ignatowski on Jun 19, 2017 12:51:00 PM in

Travel Agent Bonds

  Hawaii seller of travel law requires all individuals who seek to sell charter tours in Hawaii to get licensed with the Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs. "Charter tour" means any travel services in which a travel agency contracts with an air carrier and offers for sale a charter, ...

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How Do Condemnation Bonds Work?

By Crystal Ignatowski on Jun 19, 2017 10:40:00 AM in

Court Bonds

What is Condemnation of Property?   Condemnation is the process where private property is taken for public use. Condemnation can often be confused or interchanged with the term eminent domain, but this is incorrect. Eminent domain is defined as the power of the government to take private property ...

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Moving In? Surety Bond Vs Security Deposit

By Crystal Ignatowski on Jun 15, 2017 10:46:32 AM in

Miscellaneous Bonds

    This post originally appeared on Quora. Check it out here: “What is the Difference Between a Surety Bond and Security Deposit?” Put simply, a surety bond is an alternative to a security deposit. Here’s what you need to know....

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Florida Lost Title? How To Get A Florida Bonded Title

By Crystal Ignatowski on Jun 14, 2017 1:39:00 AM in

Lost Title Bonds

    Do you have a car in Florida, but no title? Maybe you purchased a vehicle, but never received the title. Or maybe you received a title, but lost it before transfering it into your name. If you have a lost title in Florida, you might be able to get a Florida Bonded Title.   Short on time? Check ...

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What Is A Mortgage Bond?

By Crystal Ignatowski on Jun 12, 2017 10:00:00 AM in

Mortgage Bonds

  A mortgage bond, in regards to surety, is a type of license and permit surety bond required by a state agency for licensure pertaining to mortgage activities.  This is not to be confused with mortgage bonds that are also known as mortgage backed security bonds. There are a number of different ...

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What Is A Fuel Tax Bond?

By Crystal Ignatowski on Jun 6, 2017 2:31:00 PM in

Miscellaneous Bonds

  A Fuel Tax Bond is a type of surety bond that fuel sellers need in order to get licensed. The bond guarantees payment of taxes on fuel. Unlike insurance, which protects the insured, a surety bond protects the state and your clients. If you do not pay taxes when selling, distributing, or mixing ...

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Joint And Several Liability: What You Need To Know

By Crystal Ignatowski on May 31, 2017 1:19:00 PM in

Court Bonds

  What is Joint and Several Liability?   To be held jointly (combined) and severally (separately) liable is often seen in civil cases where two or more people are found liable for damages. When a group of people are held jointly and severally liable, the winning plaintiff may: Collect the entire ...

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Recovery Fund Or Mortgage Bond: What Does Your State Require?

By Crystal Ignatowski on May 31, 2017 9:01:00 AM in

Mortgage Bonds

  Does your state have a recovery fund for mortgage claims, or are your mortgage clients covered by a surety bond? Not sure? Read on to find out.  ...

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