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Court Bonds 03.09.2021

Understanding Executor De Son Tort

  Literally, these words mean: executor of one’s own wrong. In estate law, the phrase is used when someone who has not been authorized to administer an estate becomes involved in doing so. Executors: The…
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Understanding Executor De Son Tort
Surety Bonds 03.09.2021

Springing Forward: Construction Forecast

  As 2021 starts to gets its groove on, experts predict that the construction industry will be making up for lost time. Many contractors are likely to be hiring again—there could even be a labor…
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Springing Forward: Construction Forecast
Surety Bonds 03.09.2021

Constructing a Beach—In Manhattan!

On the radar for over 20 years, construction at Gansevoort Peninsula is underway, and when completed in 2023 there Manhattan will have a new ballfield—and a sandy beach Both are eagerly anticipated by Hudson River…
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Constructing a Beach—In Manhattan!
Surety Bonds 03.09.2021

Busy In Baltimore: E-Commerce Keeps Port Bustling

  There’s optimism flowing from the ports in Baltimore after 2020 finished much stronger than it began. Construction of a new berth in the port and eagerly anticipated work on the Howard Street Tunnel position…
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Busy In Baltimore: E-Commerce Keeps Port Bustling
Surety Bonds 03.04.2021

Green Light: $17 Billion in New York City

New York City plans to  “un-pause” over 1,700 projects before the end of March, in a recovery effort that will restart $17 billion in capital construction projects. Public Works and Jobs Too Mayor Bill de…
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Green Light: $17 Billion in New York City
Surety Bonds 03.04.2021

Anticipating State Funds For Transportation

At least 25 states across the country have this in common right now: their legislators are working on infrastructure bills to fund transportation projects. Massachusetts has already approved a $16.5 billion bond. State Legislation Underway…
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Anticipating State Funds For Transportation
Surety Bonds 03.04.2021

Commercial Construction: Pivot Time?  

As residential construction continues to boom, commercial contractors are jumping into the action. Some of the customers driving the boom are first-time buyers—who are making tech-enabled purchases without ever actually seeing their new home. Strong…
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Commercial Construction: Pivot Time?  
Court Bonds 03.04.2021

The Value of an Inherited Home in The Airbnb Era

An empty home might be a valuable source of steady, monthly income for family members, friends or other beneficiaries. Are they allowed to rent it out upon the death of a loved one?  Follow The…
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The Value of an Inherited Home in The Airbnb Era
Court Bonds 03.04.2021

Understanding the Essential Duties of a Trustee

Just as the word implies, a trustee is a person entrusted with assets intended for the benefit of others. Specifically, as Investopedia explains: A trust is a fiduciary relationship in which one party, known as a trustor,…
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Understanding the Essential Duties of a Trustee