Before you start your home improvement/repair project, consider the information available below:
- WEBSITE: The Governor’s Office of Consumer Affairs’ educational website
Helps consumers in making major purchase decisions related to housing.
To Obtain a Georgia Criminal History Record of Another Person
- WEBSITE: The Georgia Bureau of Investigations
O.C.G.A. §35-3-34 (d.2) provides public access to felony conviction records without consent of the person whose record is being checked. You can now use the Georgia Felon Search web site to verify if a person has been convicted in Georgia of a felony crime and if the conviction has been reported to GCIC. There is a fee of $15.00, payable by credit card only, for each transaction.
To Check Out a Business Before You Hire Them
- WEBSITE: The Better Business Bureau
BBB’s mission is to be the leader in advancing marketplace trust. Their vision is: An ethical marketplace where buyers and sellers can trust each other. Although BBB does not have legal and policing powers, they do provide information about marketplace fraud through alerts on scams to the public.
Other Helpful Links
- WEBSITE: The American Society of Home Inspectors
The American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI), founded in 1976, is North America’s oldest and most respected professional society of home inspectors. ASHI’s goals have always been to build customer awareness of the importance of a quality home inspection and enhance the professionalism of home inspectors.
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