Code of Ethics 

Red Rocks Certified Property Inspection LLC strictly adheres to this Code of Ethics. The International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI®) promotes a high standard of professionalism, business ethics and inspection procedures. InterNACHI® members subscribe to the following Code of Ethics in the course of their business.

 

 I.        Duty to the Public

 1.    The InterNACHI® member shall              abide by the Code of Ethics and          substantially follow the                          InterNACHI® Standards of                      Practice. 

 2.   The InterNACHI® member shall              not engage in any practices that        could be damaging to the public        or bring discredit to the home              inspection industry.

 3.    The InterNACHI® member shall             be fair, honest and impartial, and         act in good faith in dealing with           the public.

 4.    The InterNACHI® member shall             not discriminate in any                           business activities on the basis             of age, race, color,                                   religion, gender, national origin,             familial status, sexual                             orientation, or handicap, and               shall comply with all                               federal, state and local laws                 concerning discrimination.

 5.    The InterNACHI® member shall             be truthful regarding his/her                 services and qualifications.

 6.    The InterNACHI® member shall             not:

          a. have any disclosed or                           undisclosed conflict of                           interest with the client;

          b. accept or offer any disclosed               or undisclosed commissions,               rebates, profits, or other                         benefit from or to real estate               agents, brokers, or any third                   parties having financial                         interest in the sale of the                       property; or

           c. offer or provide any                                disclosed or undisclosed                      financial compensation                        directly or indirectly to any                    real estate agent, real estate                broker, or real estate                              company for referrals or for                  inclusion on lists of                                  preferred and/or affiliated                    inspectors or inspection                        companies.

 7.     The InterNACHI® member shall             not release any information                 about the inspection or the                   client to a third party unless                 doing so is necessary to protect         the safety of others, to comply             with a law or statute, or both of           the following conditions are met:

        a. the client has been made                     explicitly aware of what                         information will be released, to             whom, and for what purpose,               and;

         b. the client has provided                          explicit, prior written consent                for the release of his/her                        information.

 8.     The InterNACHI® member shall            always act in the interests of the          client unless doing so violates a          law, statute, of this Code of                    Ethics.

 9.     The InterNACHI® member shall            use a written contract that                    specifies the services to be                  performed, limitations of                        services, and fees.

 10.     The InterNACHI® member shall             comply with all government                 rules and licensing                                 requirements of the jurisdiction           where he or she conducts                     business.

 11.      The InterNACHI® member shall            not perform or offer to perform,          for an additional fee, any repairs          or associated services to the                structure for which the member          or member's company has                  prepared a home inspection                report for a period of 12 months.          This provision shall not include              services to components and/or          systems that are not                              included in the InterNACHI®

 

Standards of Practice.

 II.     Duty to Continue Education

 1.     The InterNACHI® member who             has earned the Certified                       Professional Inspector® (CPI)               designation shall comply                       with InterNACHI's current                       Continuing Education                             requirements.

 2.    The InterNACHI® member who             has earned the Certified                       Professional Inspector® (CPI)               designation shall pass                           InterNACHI's Online Inspector                 Exam once every three years.

III.     Duty to the Profession and                     to InterNACHI®

 1.     The InterNACHI® member shall            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                    member from copyrighting or              marketing his/her                                    expertise to other Inspectors or            the public in any manner                      permitted by law.

 2.   The InterNACHI® member shall              assist the InterNACHI leadership          in disseminating and publicizing          the benefits of                                          InterNACHI membership.

 3.   The InterNACHI® member shall            not engage in any act or                      practice that could be deemed          damaging, seditious or                          destructive to InterNACHI®, fellow        InterNACHI® members,                          InterNACHI® employees,                        leadership or directors.                          Accusations of a member acting        or deemed in violation of such            rules shall trigger a review by the        Ethics Committee for possible              sanctions and/or expulsion from          InterNACHI®.

 4.   The InterNACHI® member shall            abide by InterNACHI's current                membership requirements.

 5.   The InterNACHI® member shall            abide by InterNACHI's                              current message board rules.

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