The Tennessee Title Pledge Lender Bond is a type of surety bond. The surety bond is a licensing requirement to obtain a license as a title lender. While the license is required by the Tennessee Department of Financial Institutions, the license administration and application is done by the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System (NMLS). The state defines a Title Pledge Lender as:
“Any person engaged in the business of making title pledge agreements or property pledge agreements with pledgers.”
License applicants must submit to an FBI background check as well as a credit report. Furthermore, the applicant must submit Credit Report Explanations:
Submit a line by line, detailed letter of explanation of all derogatory credit accounts along with proof of payoffs, payment arrangements and evidence of payments made, or evidence of any formal dispute filed (documents must be dated). Accounts to address include, but are not limited to: collections items, charge offs, accounts currently past due, accounts with serious delinquencies in the last 3 years, repossessions, loan modifications, etc. Note: Items regarding bankruptcy, foreclosure actions, outstanding judgments or liens, or delinquent child support payments.
This, and all information is submitted via the NMLS. A complete checklist of the license requirements can be found here. Obtaining the Tennessee Title Pledge Lender Bond from Surety1.com will be the simple part of the process. The surety bond amount is $25,000 for each location ip to a maximum bond amount of $200,000.
How to get a Tennessee Title Pledge Lender Bond
At surety1.com we make it easy to obtain this surety bond. Our simple 3 step process is:
- Complete our easy to navigate and secure online application.1
- Review the free, no obligation quote from one of Surety1’s surety bond professional agents, usually within 1 business day.
- Sign some paperwork and pay the bond premium.
Once these steps have been completed, the Tennessee Title Pledge Lender Bond will be filed electronically by Surety1.com with the NMLS.
1 – The name of the applicant on the surety bond application must match exactly the full legal business name of applicant for the license.
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