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Monthly Archives: July 2009

30
Jul
2009

Texas Mortgage Originator Bond

As of 6/19/2009, the state of Texas enacted HB 10. The enactment requires Texas mortgage originators to be fully licensed. In addition the originator must file a surety bond or pay towards a recovery fund. The law applies to all mortgage originators throughout Texas. Texas bank regulators are in charge setting the rules for the read more »




28
Jul
2009

Comments Easier Than Ever With Twitter & Facebook

We have always done our best to educate the online world about surety bonding. Our comment system for our blog is now more intuitive, allowing for easier reading and conversing. Users posting a comment will now automatically be emailed when a reply has been posted. In addition, logged in Twitter and Facebook users can comment read more »




28
Jul
2009

SBA Increases Surety Bond Program to $10 Million

The SBA has increased their maximum bond amount for a second time this year. In February, we wrote an article on the stimulus bill which spoke of an increase from $2 to $5 million. Technically, the ceiling is still at $5 million (see: SBA FAQ). The changes allow up to $10 million only when “the read more »




19
Jul
2009

JW_Surety_Bonds Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-07-19

An eHow contributor makes use of JW Surety Bonds online info and cites our site http://bit.ly/zedLJ # #Stimulus work search tool created! http://bit.ly/4SKxK # I just added myself to http://twitr.org Twitter Directory under #surety-bond #bonding #bonds #




13
Jul
2009

Where Is The Stimulus Money Being Spent?

Have you wondered what locations in the country are getting the most from the stimulus package? We created a new search tool to help you find where the stimulus funds are being spent. The tool even allows you to filter out criteria by job type, size, and location. If your a contractor in need of read more »




07
Jul
2009

Bonding Company Ranking Tool Update

Recently we posted about our new surety company ranking tool. Due to the positive feedback within the surety community we have added additional functionality to the tool. Now you can see premium and ranking details for all years selected by surety. Graphs have also been added for ease of use. Here is an example using read more »