Code of Ethics

The National Association of Certified Home Inspectors (NACHI) promotes a high standard of
professionalism, business ethics and inspection procedures. NACHI members subscribe to the
following Code of Ethics in the course of their business.

Duty to the Public
The NACHI Inspector shall abide by the Code of Ethics and substantially follow the NACHI
Standards of

The NACHI inspector will not engage in any practices that could be damaging to the public or
bring discredit to the home inspection industry.

The NACHI Inspector shall be fair, honest, impartial, and act in good faith in dealing with the

The NACHI Inspector will not discriminate in any business activities on the basis of race, color,
religion, sex, national origin, familial status, sexual orientation, or handicap and shall comply with
all federal, state and local laws concerning discrimination.

The NACHI Inspector shall be truthful regarding his/her services & qualifications.

The NACHI Inspector will have no undisclosed conflict of interest with the client, nor will the
NACHI Inspector accept or offer any undisclosed commissions, rebates, profits, or other benefit.

The NACHI Inspector will not communicate any information about an inspection to anyone
except the client without the prior written consent of the client, except where it may affect the
safety of others or violates a law or statute.

The NACHI Inspector shall always act in the interest of the client, unless doing so violates a law,
statute, or this Code of Ethics.

The NACHI Inspector shall use a written contract that specifies the services to be performed,
limitations of services, and fees.

The NACHI Inspector shall comply with all government rules and licensing requirements of the
jurisdiction where he/she conduct business.

The NACHI Inspector shall not offer to perform repairs on the property that was inspected for a
period of 12-months from the time of the initial inspection.

Duty to Continue Education

The NACHI Inspector will comply with NACHI's current Continuing Education Requirements.

The NACHI Inspector shall pass the NACHI's Online Inspector Exam once every calendar year.

Duty to the Profession and NACHI

The NACHI Inspector will strive to improve the Home Inspection Industry by sharing his/her
lessons and/or experiences for the benefit of all. This does not preclude the Inspector from
copyrighting or marketing his/her expertise to other Inspectors or the public in any manner
permitted by law.

The NACHI Inspector shall assist the NACHI leadership in disseminating and publicizing the
benefits of NACHI membership.

The NACHI Inspector will not engage in any act or practice that could be deemed damaging,
seditious, or destructive to NACHI, fellow NACHI members, NACHI employees, leadership or
directors.  Member(s) accused of acting or deemed in violation of such rules shall be reviewed by
the Ethics committee for possible sanctions and/or expulsion from NACHI.
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