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header-industryOne of the most important purchases that you will make in your life time is the purchase of a home.  This process involves many specialists, one of which is a home/property inspector.

The home inspection profession is an unregulated industry, making your choice of home/property inspector more difficult.  Fortunately, CAHPI the only national home/property inspection organization has highly qualified inspectors.  CAHPI home/property inspectors that have met the requirements of the provincial/regional associations are allowed to use the term "Registered Home Inspector" or "RHI".  The registered logo identifies members of the Canadian Association of Home and Property Inspectors.

Choosing a CAHPI inspector means choosing someone you can trust to objectively, independently and apart from anyone's interests, other than your own, provide you with a comprehensive analysis of the home/property's major systems and components.

CAHPI members know their business.  They are trained to objectively demonstrate technical proficiency and report writing skills and have committed to continuing education in order to achieve and maintain their member status.

Members are committed to conducting inspections in accordance with the CAHPI Standards of Practice; committed to abiding by the CAHPI Code of Ethics and are dedicated to providing superior customer service.

Homebuyers are not the only people who hire CAHPI inspectors.  Home sellers also use CAHPI inspectors to gain knowledge of the condition of their home before placing it on the market.  Smart home sellers know that knowledge about their home's condition makes the selling process more palatable.

Homebuyers, home sellers, homeowners, or anyone who wants to make an informed decision about a house or property based on objective information deserves a professional CAHPI home inspection.

Our seven (7) provincial/regional organizations are self-regulating professional bodies of home inspectors, whose members are finding that it is through education and sharing of information via publications, meetings, educational seminars and conferences, which the profession of a home inspector in enhanced.  Affiliation therefore and receiving their designation from a professional organization is the best evidence of an inspector's competence and professionalism.

The Canadian Association of Home & Property Inspectors (CAHPI) has established the most widely recognized standard of quality for home inspections nationwide.

A qualified Registered Home Inspector will examine the home's major systems including...

  • Electrical
  • Plumbing
  • Heating
  • Roofing
  • Foundation
  • Interior & Exterior

The home inspector will not make the buying decision for you.  An inspector can provide you with the information you need to help make that decision wisely.  Read CMHC About Your House series Hire a Home Inspector.

Inspector Standards

Code of Ethics
Standards of Practice
National Occupational Standards