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Monthly Archives: February 2014

28
Feb
2014

Sales of Newly-Built Homes Up Around 10 Percent

  Newly built, single-family house sales reached a new high in January, with strongest sales results since July 2008. In December 2013, 427,000 such units were sold. The seasonally adjusted statistics for January 2014 show 468,000. The reasoning for the increase is that it is partially due to the misses sales from December. The January increase is read more »




27
Feb
2014

Auto Sales Flat in February for Third Straight Month: Is Weather to Blame?

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  Vehicle inventories are growing – but auto sales are certainly not increasing. The trend can be seen since December 2013, when sales remain flat, then fell in January and will most probably be flat in February. Both GM and Ford report that their sales fell in December last year, and are expected to fall read more »




27
Feb
2014

Bonding Insurance Explained

People who use phrases like “bonding insurance” or “insurance bonds” are often referring to fidelity bonds whether they know it or not. If you’re interested in bonding but are unsure about what options are available to you and what the benefits of each are, this guide will help steer you in the right direction.   What read more »




27
Feb
2014

Getting Your California Contractor’s License

Did you know that there are more than 300,000 licensed contractors in California? Would you like to be one of them? If yes, we can help you figure out what you need to get easily licensed in the Golden State. If you want to conduct contract business for more than $500, you need to get read more »




26
Feb
2014

Top 5 Freight Broker and Trucking Blogs

The past several months have been unpredictable and even stressful for many freight brokers due to the industry changes brought on by MAP-21. For a change of pace, we compiled a top 5 list of the blogs and resources to keep updated with freight and trucking industry news, equipment reviews and thoughts from real drivers read more »




26
Feb
2014

How Do Bonds Work?

How do bonds work? This is a vague question that can be referring to many unrelated bond types. However, if you’re looking for a guide on how surety bonds such as license and permit, contract and court bonds work, or are looking for an explanation of how fidelity bond insurance works, you have come to read more »