At the BBB we work closely with a number of different organizations that have the best interests of both businesses and consumers at heart. Consumer Protection BC is a not-for-profit corporation that licenses specific industries, investigates and enforces business practices within these industries. For more information about all the Consumer Protection BC does visit http://www.consumerprotectionbc.ca/
Surfing the Consumer Protection BC website recently I came across two tips related webpages that you may want to check out. The BBB regularly receives calls from the public related to Home Inspectors and Debt Pooling Services.
A home inspection is avital component of real estate buying and selling. Home inspections help consumers to better understand the pros and cons of a property they are purchasing.
Consumer Protection BC assesses the qualifications of and issues licenses to home inspectors.
On their website they have some excellent tips on their webpage "Home Inspectors in B.C.: What Consumers Should Know." This tips page outlines what you need to know before, during and after hiring a home inspector.
To find out more or to use the Consumer Protection BC licensee search visit:
I also recommend that when you are doing your research to pick a home inspector that you check out the company's BBB Business Review as well on our website vi.bbb.org.
Debt pooling is when a person or organization distributes your money to your creditors in accordance with an agreed upon repayment program. With the state of the economy over the past few years, many people have found themselves burdened with excessive debts.
Persons offering both legitimate and non-legitimate debt pooling and counseling services have been calling customers via phone to offer up their services. This is an legitimate industry in which scam artists often target vulnerable victims who are in desperate need of financial help. Before embarking on an debt pooling services I recommend that you visit http://www.consumerprotectionbc.ca/debt-collection/906-knowmoreaboutdebtpooling for someexcellent information and tips.