At Viking Bond Service one of the questions we’re most commonly asked is, “do surety bonds expire?” The simple answer is yes, but most types of bonds need to be renewed to run for another term (the coverage period of a bond). Bonds generally run year to year.
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If you’re an auto dealer in California you probably have some questions about auto dealer bonds! Viking Bond Service is here to help. Let’s start with some quick facts:
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If you’re planning to apply for a state license to operate your business you may be surprised to find out that you need a surety bond! In many cases these commercial bonds are required as part of the business license application process. We’ve picked out five of the less well-known bond types below:
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In many states, the use of subdivision bonds is increasing. If you’re a contractor, property owner, or developer you should learn the basics of these bonds to ensure you know what they mean for your businesses development projects.
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Freight brokers are an important force in the American economy, helping connect shippers of products with carriers to make sure that deliveries are made, keeping the world going round and round. In order to become a freight broker and join this group of crucial service businesses, you need to obtain a freight broker bond.
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In many states, from the day contractors receive their licenses, they have to be bonded. They must also secure surety bonds for many projects they take on.
This guide will serve as an introduction to what kinds of surety bonds you will need as a contractor, when you will need them, how much they will cost, why you need them, and how to get them.
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Surety bonds come in many types, many sizes…and many prices, ranging from as little as $100 to thousands of dollars. So, what determines the cost of a surety bond ? Well, a number of factors.
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What Are License Bonds?
License Bonds are commercial surety bonds that government agencies require business owners to obtain before the business owners can be legally licensed in certain industries, such as insurance brokering, mortgage lending, and construction.
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