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March 2, 2015
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Are Cheaper Contractor Bonds Always Better?

One of the more common requests we get is from contractors contacting our office looking for “cheap contractor bonds” or “cheap bond companies.” It's a request we can relate to because when it comes to making any purchase in life whether large or small, price is always an important consideration. Bond premiums can fluctuate greatly between surety's for many reasons and a fair question to ask is, for contractors evaluating license bond options between several surety's, should the bond premium be their only criteria in the selection proce....
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February 13, 2015
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What Is Contractors Bond Form 13b-1?

Have you been told you need to complete contractors bond form 13b-1 by the CSLB but aren’t sure what it is? Lets back up and start with the basics. As most California contractors know, they are required to have an …

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February 3, 2015
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Fixing A Contractors Bond Suspension

Every month, hundreds of California contractors will have their license suspended by the Contractors State License Board as a result of not having an active contractors license bond (or bond alternative) on file as required by the CSLB, making it …

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January 27, 2015
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Contractors Bonding & Insurance Company – Surety Spotlight

As part of our surety spotlight series, we will be profiling surety’s that commonly write or have written contractors license bonds in California to help contractors have a better understanding of the surety’s they do business with.  Today’s spotlight is …

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December 18, 2014
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California Contractors $100,000 LLC Bond

The $100,000 LLC bond is required for all contractors in California with a business entity registered as an LLC (Limited Liability Company). In 2010, Senate Bill 392 authorized the Contractors State License Board to issue licenses to LLC’s, which were …

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July 26, 2014
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Contractor License Bonds For New Applicants

Congratulations on your journey to becoming a licensed contractor in California!  If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance you’ve reached the point in the licensing process where you’ve been assigned your application fee number by the Contractors State License …

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June 23, 2014
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Surety Directory- California Contractors License Bonds

One of the most common questions contractors have regarding their bond is where the contact information for their surety can be found.  Below is a directory of some of the more common sureties that write contractors license bonds in California …

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September 29, 2013
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What Is A Contractors License Bond Indemnity Agreement?

Any contractor that has purchased a contractors license bond in California has signed an indemnity agreement as part of the bonding process, but how many have taken the time to carefully read what it entails? While often misunderstood, a California contractors …

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