On 02/01/2008, the state of Idaho introduced a new law named HB 450 concerning loan originators. The new law eradicates the surety bond requirement in existing law for the loan originators. The law demanded a surety bond in the quantity of $10,000, which had to be issued by a state licensed surety. HB 450 will be active and affecting mortgage brokers on June 2, 2008.
Eric is the Chief Marketing Officer of JW Surety Bonds. With years of experience in the surety industry, he is also a contributing author to the surety bond blog. He has held a range of different roles within the surety industry, from agent assistant to bond issuer, which gives him a unique insider perspective on surety related topics.