What’s an “AIA Bond Form”?

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) creates over 200 contract templates used throughout the construction and architectural industries. These contracts are popular because they reflect the industry consensus on terms and procedures and have become the most...

Surety Bonding… In Space!

The reach of human existence is expanding. And where humans go, business and industry follow. As of November 2022, there are 8261 individual satellites in orbit, as well as the international space station. Beyond those satellites, remnants of human life, such as...

November 30th is Computer Security Day

Did you know November 30th is Computer Security Day?  We take data security very seriously at Integrity Surety and thought we’d share with you some of our favorite tips to help keep your data safe. Remember, it’s never just YOU that’s affected – your company, your...

What is NMLS, and why do we use it?

The Nationwide Multistate Licensing System (or NMLS) began as a system of record-keeping for state-issued mortgage licenses, and has since expanded to include other financial-services-related business licensing. Today, for instance, mortgage broker bonds are filed...

What Is A Freight Broker Bond?

Freight Broker Bond season is approaching, and now more than ever, the world relies on truckers. These bonds are often referred to as BMC-84, Freight Broker, or FMCSA (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration) bonds. It guarantees that the broker will operate in...

Subdivision Bonds In Washington

In Seattle, like many cities across the US, it’s hard to drive a few miles without passing a group of new townhomes or luxury apartments. For these projects, developers will likely have to get a Subdivision Bond. These bonds are classified as contract bonds or...