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License & Permit Bonds 03.28.2019

Mortgage Brokers vs. Bankers

Mortgage brokers have come back and created competition for mortgage bankers over the last few years. While bankers still dominate the home loan industry, employment in the mortgage broker industry has nearly doubled since 2011….
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Mortgage Brokers vs. Bankers
License & Permit Bonds 03.28.2019

Become a Mortgage Broker in 5 Steps

So you want to become a mortgage broker. You want to work in real estate with both numbers and people while analyzing qualification requirements and the availability of loans. While mortgage brokers don’t actually lend…
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Become a Mortgage Broker in 5 Steps
License & Permit Bonds 02.20.2019

Requirements to Become a Notary Public

Different states have different requirements for those wishing to become notaries public within a certain state. Some states, such as New York, may require an aspiring notary to take a state examination, while others like New Jersey…
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Requirements to Become a Notary Public
License & Permit Bonds 02.20.2019

What Does a Notary Do?

Notaries are officials appointed by a state government, usually by the state’s Secretary of State office, to serve the public interest as an impartial witness to certify the validity of documentation signings, while helping to…
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What Does a Notary Do?
License & Permit Bonds 02.20.2019

How to Become a Notary Signing Agent

Did you know that there are notaries that specialize in handling and notarizing loan documents? Those notary signing agents work in closing loans for the mortgage finance industry. Signing agents can earn income from notarizing…
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How to Become a Notary Signing Agent
Surety Bonds 01.21.2019

What is a License & Permit Surety Bond?

License and permit surety bonds are a specific type of surety bond required by federal, state, and local government agencies to ensure that a business stays in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. Sometimes called…
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What is a License & Permit Surety Bond?
Surety Bonds 01.17.2019

As the Economy Grows, More License & Permit Surety Bonds Needed

Nonfarm employment rose by 312,000 in December 2018 with job gains occurring in health care, food services, construction, manufacturing, and retail, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. With more people employed, it means…
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As the Economy Grows, More License & Permit Surety Bonds Needed