Florida Yacht and Ship Broker

Businesses are required to file a $25,000 bond with the Division of Land Sales, Condominiums, and Mobile Homes, Section Gen Regulation (the "Obligee") to activate their license. The bond protects the Obligee by transferring to a surety bond company the cost of ensuring the public is compensated for damages resulting from a licensed business breaking licensing laws.

How much does the Florida Yacht and Ship Broker bond cost?

Florida Yacht and Ship Broker bonds typically cost between $438 - $4,375.

Is a Credit Check Required for Florida Yacht and Ship Broker Bonds?

Credit checks are required for the Florida Yacht and Ship Broker Bond.

Why is the Florida Yacht and Ship Broker bond required?

Businesses are required to purchase and file a bond with the to activate their license. The bond protects the Obligee by transferring to a surety bond company the cost of ensuring the public is compensated for damages resulting from the failure of a licensed business complying with the provisions of licensing laws.

How does the Florida Yacht and Ship Broker bond work?

Florida Yacht and Ship Broker bonds must be issued by an insurance carrier admitted by the Florida Department of Insurance. The insurance company issuing any surety bond, such as the Division of Land Sales, Condominiums, and Mobile Homes, Section Gen Regulation Yacht and Ship Broker bond, will also be referred to as the "surety company" or the "bond company". The business is referred to as the Principal, the surety bond company as the Obligor and the Division of Land Sales, Condominiums, and Mobile Homes, Section Gen Regulation as the Obligee.

The surety company provides the Obligee a guarantee (the surety bond) that the customers, vendors and employees of a licensed business will receive payment for financial damages due to a violation of licensing law up the bond amount stated on the bond form ("penal sum"). The bond company also directly receives claims from the public and determines the validity of claims. Ultimately, the licensed business owners are responsible for their actions and required by law to reimburse the surety company for any payments made under the bond or face indefinite license suspension.

Yearly Restrictions

Florida Yacht and Ship Broker bonds are restricted to a 2 year term.

Rates calculated with an amount of: $25,000

Credit Rating

  • Great

Rate

  • 1.75%
  • 2.63%
  • 5.25%
  • 6.56%
  • 8.75%
  • 13.13%
  • 14.00%
  • 17.50%

Bond Cost

  • $438
  • $656
  • $1,313
  • $1,641
  • $2,188
  • $3,281
  • $3,500
  • $4,375