Articles by Chris Birk


What Does a Surety Bond Cost?

What does a surety bond cost? That’s among the most common questions we receive at It tends to produce a rather unsatisfactory answer, although it’s true nonetheless. The reality is that surety bond cost…

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SBA to Host Surety Bonds Web Chat

SBA officials plan to host a 60-minute surety bonds web chat next week on how small businesses can win federal contracts and obtain the necessary surety bonds. The chat facilitators are Karen Hontz, of the…

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Push For New Construction Bonding in Florida

A Florida consumer protection attorney is urging state legislators to enact new protections for homeowners bitten by faulty contractors. Chief among his suggested measures is a new surety bond requirement. The state’s construction lien law…