Category Archives: Mortgage Banker Bonds

77% of Home flippers have scored a profit in 2013

Photo credit: mlhradio / Foter / Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC 2.0)     Home flipping enjoyed a significant increase in profits in 2013, compared to the previous[...]

Home Sales Decrease for the First Time in Four Years

Photo credit: Images_of_Money / Foter / Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0) The growth in US housing recovery has come to an end. MBA reports show a drastic[...]

Connecticut Mortgage Broker, Lender and Originator Bond Update

Connecticut mortgage brokers, lenders and originators must abide by a revised bond amount requirement. The new bill is titled SB 1110 and modifies the current licensing laws for mortgage lenders,[...]

Surety Industry Deceptively Booming Despite Recession

The world of surety seems to be doing just fine amidst the down economy. There are still a lot of construction jobs available and many bonds to be written; but[...]

Surety Bonds for Real Estate Brokers

Perspective homeowners know understanding homeownership lingo can be an all-consuming job in itself. Buyers have to navigate through terms such as FHA, escrow and adjustable rate mortgages, on top of[...]

Public Officials Blindly Writing Surety Law

Legislatures in Texas have enacted a new law directly affecting the surety bond industry. When one looks at the changes included in the bill, it’s hard to see what it[...]