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What Is A Discharge Of Mechanic's Lien Bond?

By Crystal Ignatowski on Feb 6, 2017 4:56:00 PM in

Court Bonds

  Mechanic’s liens, despite their name, are not typically used by mechanics. Instead, they are used primarily by builders, contractors, subcontractors and suppliers. Builders, contractors, and suppliers can use mechanic’s liens as a method to ensure they get paid for their services and materials.   ...

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How Much Does A Washington Contractors License Cost?

By Duke Revard on Feb 6, 2017 12:23:00 PM in

Contractor License Bonds, Cost of Surety Bonds

There are three clear-cut expenses that you will incur if you chose to obtain a Washington Contractors License. Some of the expenses (like WA Contractor Bonds) will vary depending on the specific license you pursue. Here is a run-down of the expenses that you can expect to incur as you get your WA ...

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5 Easy Steps To Getting Your Car Dealer License

By Crystal Ignatowski on Feb 5, 2017 3:23:00 PM in

Auto Dealer Bonds

If you want to sell motor vehicles, or you want to be involved in the business of selling, buying, or displaying for sale motor vehicles, then you will have to get your car dealer license (also known as auto dealer license or motor vehicle dealer license.) Short on time? Read our Motor Vehicle ...

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Can I Get A Surety Bond If I Have No Credit?

By Crystal Ignatowski on Feb 3, 2017 4:27:00 PM in

Surety Bonds 101

  When people ask the question “How much does a surety bond cost?” the most common answer is “It depends.” Depends on what? Well, many factors, but one of the largest factors is the applicant’s credit score. Applicants with good credit (over 650) can expect to get bonded at a lower rate than those ...

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Your Guide To Getting An Oregon Real Estate Marketing Organization License

By Rick Marsland on Feb 2, 2017 3:17:00 PM in

Mortgage Bonds, Real Estate Bonds

  Any person or company engaged in marketing real estate in the state of Oregon is required to be licensed under ORS 696.606.  In order to get an Oregon Real Estate Marketing Organization License, you will need to do the following:...

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How To Become An Insurance Broker In California

By Duke Revard on Feb 2, 2017 5:27:00 AM in

Insurance

  If you are looking to become an insurance broker in California, one huge part of what you are going to need to do is get your license.  This can be a bit of a tricky process and requires a few steps, but this blog post should help guide you through it all....

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The Three Things You Need To Know About Performance Bonds

By Duke Revard on Feb 1, 2017 6:30:00 AM in

Contractor License Bonds

    #1: What is a Performance Bond?   A Performance Bond is a surety bond guaranteeing a contractor will complete a project according to the term delineated in the contract. Performance Bonds offer a protection to taxpayers, as they ensure that public works projects are completed properly as ...

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How To Become A Contractor: Getting Licensed And Bonded In Alaska

By Crystal Ignatowski on Feb 1, 2017 1:47:00 AM in

Contractor License Bonds

  The State of Alaska 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. If you are ready to become an Alaska contractor, here are the steps you need to take to get your ...

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How To Get A Car Dealer License In New Mexico

By Crystal Ignatowski on Jan 31, 2017 2:43:00 PM in

Auto Dealer Bonds

  Ready to start selling cars in New Mexico? Before you can open your business doors, you’ll need to get licensed and bonded. Here are the steps it takes to get your New Mexico Motor Vehicle Dealer License.   Not sure if you need a dealer license? Check out this post on    Short on time? Read our ...

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Refrigeration And Air Conditioning Bond + License In Washington D.C.

By Duke Revard on Jan 24, 2017 11:23:00 AM in

Contractor License Bonds

    The District of Columbia Board of Industrial Trades licenses all refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics. Here's what you need to do to get licensed....

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