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Everything You Need to Know About Surety Bonds


Top 8 Questions About Bid Bonds

Over the years, we have noticed the same handful of questions being asked by our clients with respect to bid bonds. We thought we'd identify and answer the top 8 most frequently asked in the post below.   How much does a bid bond cost? Bid bonds are...

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Top 7 Questions About Performance Bonds

Over the years, we have noticed the same handful of questions being asked by our clients with respect to performance bonds. So, we thought we'd identify and answer the top 7 most frequently asked in the post below.   How Much Does a...

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Everything You Need to Know About Performance Bonds

Performance Bonds are guarantees to a project owner, that the contractor will complete its job according to the terms and conditions of the contract. The basic function of a performance bond is to provide financial protection to the project...

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Deposit Insurance for Freehold Home Builders

It seems that the first five months of 2019 have been some of the more challenging times in recent memory for developers. While there are a variety of factors to consider, the mortgage stress test has deeply impacted the marketplace, especially with...

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Bonding for Condominiums: The Process

Many of our readers inquire about what is involved throughout the life of a bonded condominium project. With this in mind, we have created a simple article to outline the 5 major steps of Tarion Bonds and Excess Condominium Deposit Insurance....

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Excess Condominium Deposit Insurance for Developers

In Ontario, Excess Condominium Deposit Insurance or “ECDI” allows developers access to purchasers' deposits that would otherwise be tied up in a trust account. Developers who utilize an ECDI policy end up saving money as the deposit access is typically a...

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Freight Broker Bonds (BMC-84)

The Growing Need for Freight Broker Bonds We have recently been approached by a few Canadian freight carriers with long term operations in the US inquiring about the Freight Broker Bond. This bond, also known as the BMC-84 Freight Broker Surety Bond, is a...

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L302 Surety Bond for Cannabis

In anticipation of the legalization of recreation cannabis, the Government of Canada has officially released the cannabis excise duty requirement for cannabis licensed producers on May 14th. To access the requirement, see L302 - Surety Bond for Cannabis....

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Foreign Executor Bonds in Ontario

What is a Foreign Executor Bond & What Does it Guarantee? A Foreign Executor bond, or Estate Bond, is usually required where an executor appointed in a will resides out of the province overseeing the estate. Like any surety bond for estate executors, a...

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Surety Bonds for Estate Administrators

When it comes to complicated estates in Ontario, the courts may request a “Surety Bond for Estate Executors” before they can issue a certificate of appointment of estate trustee commonly known as “Probate”. If the courts require an Estate Administrator Bond, you are...

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