Construction Bonds

License, permit, performance & payments bonds

Construction Bonds

Contractors may need many different types of surety bonds. Contractor license bonds may be needed for a specific construction trade. Permit bonds may be required by a municipality or state. And performance and payment bonds may be required for a specific construction contract. We can help with all of your construction bond needs.

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Types of Construction Bonds

The City of San Antonio requires Demolition Contractors to post a $5,000 license bond.  CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE  
Sometimes a contractor may perform work that will necessitate them using the City's Right-Of-Way. In order to be granted use of this Right-Of-Way, the City will require a bond to be posted that guarantees that if the area is damaged in anyway that the contractor will repair it. These bonds are generally easy to obtain. We usually need a complete application with the payment of the bond premium. Please complete our easy online application to begin the process of obtaining your bond. LEARN MORE ABOUT RIGHT OF WAY BONDS
Many municipalities require that a contractor be licensed and post a bond in order to perform work in that city. The bond guarantees that the contractor will perform the work according to the local ordinances in that city. The size of the bonds vary by municipality but generally range in size from $2,000 to $50,000. These types of bonds are generally simple to obtain with clean personal credit. Please complete our easy online application to begin the process of obtaining your bond. LEARN MORE ABOUT CONTRACTOR LICENSE BONDS
Many municipalities require that a contractor be licensed and post a bond in order to perform work in that city. The bond guarantees that the contractor will perform the work according to the local ordinances in that city. The size of the bonds vary by municipality but generally range in size from $2,000 to $50,000. These types of bonds are generally simple to obtain with clean personal credit. Please complete our easy online application to begin the process of obtaining your bond.
Sometimes a contractor may perform work that will necessitate them using the City's Right-Of-Way. In order to be granted use of this Right-Of-Way, the City will require a bond to be posted that guarantees that if the area is damaged in anyway that the contractor will repair it. These bonds are generally easy to obtain. We usually need a complete application with the payment of the bond premium. Please complete our easy online application to begin the process of obtaining your bond. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT CITY OF SAN ANTONIO RIGHT OF WAY BONDS
Many municipalities require that a contractor be licensed and post a bond in order to perform work in that city. The bond guarantees that the contractor will perform the work according to the local ordinances in that city. The size of the bonds vary by municipality but generally range in size from $2,000 to $50,000. These types of bonds are generally simple to obtain with clean personal credit. Please complete our easy online application to begin the process of obtaining your bond.
Sometimes a contractor may perform work that will necessitate them using the City's Right-Of-Way. In order to be granted use of this Right-Of-Way, the City will require a bond to be posted that guarantees that if the area is damaged in anyway that the contractor will repair it. These bonds are generally easy to obtain. We usually need a complete application with the payment of the bond premium. Please complete our easy online application to begin the process of obtaining your bond. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE
Many municipalities require that a contractor be licensed and post a bond in order to perform work in that city. The bond guarantees that the contractor will perform the work according to the local ordinances in that city. The size of the bonds vary by municipality but generally range in size from $2,000 to $50,000. These types of bonds are generally simple to obtain with clean personal credit. Please complete our easy online application to begin the process of obtaining your bond.
A Supply bond is a type of contract bond. Supply bonds are used to guarantee delivery of contracted products. Unlike a performance bond, a supply bond only guarantees delivery of unharmed goods to certain place at a certain time at which point the supplier’s contractual responsibility is complete. It does not cover the fitness of the materials. Please complete our easy online application to begin the process of obtaining your bond. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE
Subdivision bonds are used to guarantee improvements such as roads or utilities being installed as part of land development for new residential or commercial lots. A road or sewer put in by the real estate developer will become the responsibility of the municipal entity as their asset from that time forward. As part of the development approval process, the public authority will require a subdivision bond to guarantee installation of these public improvements for their benefit and for the benefit of the future residents. Please complete our easy online application to begin the process of obtaining your bond. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT SUBDIVISION BONDS
Payment and performance bonds are most often found in the construction arena. These bonds are regularly required at the federal, state or municipal level. A payment and performance bond can prequalify contractors who will perform and protect tax-payer dollars should something go wrong. Bonds under $500,000 may be obtained with an application and good personal credit. Larger bonds will often require a complete underwriting submission. Please complete our online application to begin the process. As payment and performance bond needs grow, a greater depth of underwriting will be needed. We will help you understand the process and grow your program.  CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE
Maintenance bonds, otherwise referred to as warranty bonds, typically guarantee materials & workmanship on a completed project for a set period of time starting at acceptance of the work by the owner. Often a maintenance bond is requested to cover one year but longer terms can be required depending on the type of work being covered. Please complete our easy online application to begin the process of obtaining your bond.  CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION.
Bid bonds are an important component of protection for an owner taking bids on a project. The penal sum is typically a specific percentage of bid value. A bid bond represents surety prequalification in that it guarantees, if low, the contractor will enter the contract at the bid price and provide Performance & Payment bonds guaranteeing the contract. Another element of owner protection is if a bidder is low but will not enter the contract, the bid bond penalty will cover the increased cost in using the next highest responsible bidder. Please complete our easy online application to begin the process of obtaining your bond. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE
If you are interested in recieveing a no obligation quote for any of these bond types please fill out the form above or call 877.844.2640

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