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Duke Revard

Duke Revard was the VP of Sales & Marketing at Surety Solutions, LLC. While at Surety Solutions, Duke created an innovative marketing strategy to tell the world about surety bonds. He has since moved on, but continues to be a big part of our online presence. Duke is married to Caroline and has three daughters; Lily, Evangeline, and Isla.
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California Tax Preparer Bond - Cost and Info

By Duke Revard on Jun 22, 2017 9:38:00 AM in

Surety Bonds

    Tax preparers in California are required to purchase a California Tax Preparer surety bond before they can be issued a license.  Preparers must get their bond first and then register with the CTEC. Preparers may obtain their bond before they complete their tax course, as long as they get their ...

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So You Bought A Car With No Title? Here's What To Do Next

By Duke Revard on Jun 21, 2017 2:30:00 PM in

Lost Title Bonds

  So you have a car with no title. What do you do? Here are your options: If the title was in your name at one point in time, you can simply apply for a duplicate certificate of title. You can apply for a duplicate title at your local DMV. If you never received the title to your vehicle, you will ...

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What Does Licensed And Bonded Mean?

By Duke Revard on Jun 16, 2017 1:07:00 PM in

Surety Bonds 101

Have you ever seen a van drive by with the tagline “licensed and bonded?” Have you ever wondered what that meant? Licensed is clear enough, but “bonded?” The truth is, most of the general public has no idea what it means for a business to be “bonded.” ...

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How to Get a Surety Bond In Las Vegas

By Duke Revard on Jun 15, 2017 11:15:00 AM

If you're working on large scale projects or in certain bondable industries in Las Vegas, Nevada, you may find that your customers need you to provide an assurance that your company is financially responsible. You can show that you have a strong record of following through on projects by acquiring ...

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How To Start A Winery In Oregon

By Duke Revard on Jun 13, 2017 11:34:00 AM in

Oregon Bonds

  If you are planning on starting your own winery in Oregon, you are going to need to get licensed.  This guide explains the steps need to get an Oregon Winery License. For resources on establishing a vineyard, water and land use, economics, and more please view the following resources: Resources - ...

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Who Is Protected By A Contractor License Bond?

By Duke Revard on Jun 13, 2017 8:34:00 AM in

Contractor License Bonds

If you are a construction professional, chances are you need a Contractor License Bond. A contractor license bond is a type of surety bond. Unlike insurance which protects the insured, a surety bond does not protect the bonded individual. Read on to find out more....

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Texas City Of El Paso - Blanket Building & Construction Bond

By Duke Revard on Jun 12, 2017 9:44:00 AM in

Contractor License Bonds

In the City of El Paso, the municipal code 18.02 requires that all those who are engaged in construction projects get a Blanket Building and Construction Bond for $25,000 before the municipality will give a permit for construction. If you are involved in new commercial or residential construction ...

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How To Get A Surety Bond In Florida

By Duke Revard on Jun 7, 2017 11:15:00 AM

  Are you looking for a surety bond in Florida? If you live and work in this warm and welcoming state, you may require a surety bond to do business.    A surety bond is a contract that promises you will follow through on your obligations. Depending on what type of surety bond you need, your ...

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4 Reasons You Might Need A Bonded Title

By Duke Revard on Jun 7, 2017 6:00:00 AM in

Lost Title Bonds

What is a Bonded Title?   If you have a car with no title, you might be able to get a bonded title. A bonded title is just like a regular title but it is marked "bonded". Maybe you have heard of a salvage title or a rebuilt title. Those are titles with title brands. A bonded title is just a title ...

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What Is The Difference Between A State Recovery Fund Vs. A Mortgage Bond?

By Duke Revard on Jun 6, 2017 9:05:00 AM in

Mortgage Bonds

    When you're looking into mortgage bonds, you might run across the term " recovery fund." How is a recovery fund different from a mortgage bond? Can you choose between them?   While some states provide the option of contributing to a recovery fund, in most states a mortgage bond is your way of ...

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