HB 2463, enacted on 08/17/2008, is a new North Carolina state law. HB 2463 manages mortgage servicers and requires them to follow the same licensing, bond and qualification provisions as mortgage lenders. The existing law requires a surety bond of $150,000. Alternatives to the bond are cash or securities in the same amount; as well as is a financial statement representing a net worth of $250,000. Existing law already authorizes and gives precedence to direct customer claims. HB 2463 became active on January 1, 2009.
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.