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Building a Solid Surety Relationship
This PowerPoint® presentation explains the importance and benefits of establishing a stable relationship with a professional surety bond producer and surety underwriter.
Construction and Beyond: Surety Bonds for Public Works
This PowerPoint® presentation defines bid, performance, and payment bonds and details the prequalification process and the responsibilities of the public owner.
Contract Surety Bonds 101: The Basics of Bonding
This PowerPoint explains the basics of the bonding process including how a surety company’s financial resources back a contractor’s commitments to enter into a contract with an owner and how a contractor must qualify to meet a surety’s comprehensive underwriting standards.
Contract Surety Bonds: Understanding Today's Market
Examines the state of the current surety market. Recent industry performance is covered along with a look at today's underwriting standards, bond premiums, capacity, and claims. The presentation also offers advice to contractors for adapting to the market and developing a surety relationship.
Informed Decisions: Surety Bonds or Bank Letters of Credit
Compares these two very different forms of risk management. The presentation examines: the prequalification process; effects on borrowing capacity; duration; how to obtain; cost; coverage; and how claims are handled.
Investment Protection for Today's Construction Lender
This PowerPoint® presentation describes how surety bonds benefit construction lenders.
Obtaining Surety Credit: An Introduction to the Surety Process for Contractors
This PowerPoint® presentation describes the process of obtaining a surety bond.
Reducing Subcontractor Financial Risk
This PowerPoint® presentation explains to contractors the importance of establishing a subcontractor bonding policy.
Risk & Responsibility: Understanding Contract Surety Bonds
This PowerPoint® presentation explains what surety bonds are, why they are required, how the prequalification process workds, and what happens in the event of contractor default.
Surety Bonds -- The Sensible Choice For Managing Construction Risk
This PowerPoint describes how surety bonds help owners evaluate and manage risk on construction projects and the prequalification process that a surety performs in determining a contractor's ability to perform a job.
Surety Bonds: The Sensible Choice for Managing Risk
This PowerPoint® presentation demonstrates how surety bonds help project owners evaluate and manage risk on their construction projects.
Understanding the Benefits of Surety Bonding
This PowerPoint® presentation examines how surety bonds benefit owners, lenders, contractors, and others involved in the construction process.
When You Build...Bond
This PowerPoint® presentation provides testimonials from a project owner, banker, and contractor on why they use bonds.
Why Do Contractors Fail?
This PowerPoint® presentation explains the reasons a contractor may default on a project and gives warning signs that a contractor may be in trouble.