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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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Recent Posts

How To Get A West Virginia Real Estate Broker License

By Crystal Ignatowski on Apr 28, 2017 11:21:00 AM in

Mortgage Bonds, Real Estate Bonds

  Thinking of becoming licensed as a real estate broker in the state of West Virginia? The West Virginia Real Estate Commission handles the licensing process, and these are the requirements you must meet to get licensed.   ...

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How To Get a Nevada Contractor's License

By Crystal Ignatowski on Apr 27, 2017 1:46:00 PM in

Contractor License Bonds

  The Nevada State Contractors Board requires all contractors to have a license before they begin working in the state. This is to protect consumers from being victimized by unscrupulous individuals or companies. Nevada does have limited reciprocal agreements with the state of Arizona, California, ...

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How To Get A Rhode Island Car Dealer License

By Crystal Ignatowski on Apr 26, 2017 3:13:00 PM in

Auto Dealer Bonds

If you plan on selling more than 4 vehicles a year, then you’ll need to get a Rhode Island Dealer License. Rhode Island Dealer Licenses are issued by the Rhode Island Division of Motor Vehicles.  Not sure if you need to get licensed? Check out this post on  Short on time? Check out our Car Dealer ...

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6 Ways To Lower Your Bond Cost And Save You Money

By Crystal Ignatowski on Apr 19, 2017 1:29:00 PM in

Cost of Surety Bonds

  You will pay anywhere from 1-15% of your toal surety bond cost. How can you get closer to the 1% rate? Choosing the right surety bond company is one of the best things you can do to lower your surety bond cost, but there are many things you can do on your own.   Short on time? Read about the ...

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Bonded Titles: Frequently Asked Questions

By Crystal Ignatowski on Apr 18, 2017 4:48:00 PM in

Lost Title Bonds, FAQ

  If you have a car with no title, you might be able to get a Bonded Title. Bonded Titles can be confusing, so we made this list of frequently asked questions. Don't see your question listed here? Leave us a comment in the comment section! Not sure if you need a Bonded Title? Check out this   ...

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How To Get A New Hampshire Car Dealer License - 6 Easy Steps

By Crystal Ignatowski on Apr 18, 2017 3:20:00 PM in

Auto Dealer Bonds

    Any individual can legally sell up to 5 vehicles a year in New Hampshire, as long as those vehicles are titled in your name and used primarily for personal, family, or household use. If you wish to flip vehicles for a profit in New Hampshire, you will need to get a New Hampshire Dealer ...

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The Surety Bond Claim Process For Car Dealers (And How To Avoid It)

By Crystal Ignatowski on Apr 18, 2017 2:27:00 PM in

Auto Dealer Bonds

  A Motor Vehicle Dealer Bond (also known as an Auto Dealer Bond or Car Dealer Bond) is a type of surety bond that protects your customers. If you fail to fulfill your obligations or follow rules and regulations, someone can make a claim against your bond. Don't have a Motor Vehicle Dealer Bond? ...

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What Is A Temporary Restraining Order Bond?

By Crystal Ignatowski on Apr 18, 2017 2:05:00 PM in

Court Bonds

  A temporary restraining order (also known as a TRO) is a short-term court order issued by a judge which forbids a person from engaging with someone else. A TRO is a type of court injunction. Watch a video about court injunctions. Temporary restraining orders are normally found in cases involving ...

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What Is A Trustee Bond?

By Crystal Ignatowski on Apr 17, 2017 1:35:00 PM in

Court Bonds

  Instead of passing on an estate outright, an individual might establish a trust or trusts for his/her beneficiaries. A trust is a document that looks similar to a will. It gives instructions for how you want your property and assets to be handled and distributed to your beneficiaries. A trust ...

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What Is An Indemnity Agreement? (With Examples)

By Crystal Ignatowski on Apr 17, 2017 1:00:00 PM in

Insurance

  Put simply, indemnity is protection against a loss. Indemnification is most often referred to as ‘to hold harmless’. Many high-risk activities, like skydiving or heli-skiing, require individuals to sign an indemnity agreement. This protects the business or company from liability if there is an ...

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