What is a RHI?
In Alberta, the designation of Home Inspector, or RHI, is granted to individuals who have completed the CAHPI (Alberta) extensive education and ongoing educational requirements.
Why hire a Registered Home Inspector?
• Peace of mind and ore protection for you. The service of RHI member, you are hiring a competent professional with proven ability, experience and impartiality.
• A RHI's role is principally educational: to prove you whit a better understanding of the home you considering purchasing.
• Putting your customers in touch with a qualified RHI reinforces your relationship with your clients. They will feel more confident with the condition of the property, and the quality of your advice.
• All RHI's follow the Standards of Practice. Check our website.
• A RHI inspector gives you the information needed to make an informed decision.
• A RHI inspection is an objective, visual examination of the condition of the home and is not to be mistaken as a guarantee or insurance policy on the house.
Who Is CAHPI?
Home inspection began as a consumer service in the 1970's. To meet & regulate this need the Canadian Association of Home Inspection was formed in 1982 as a Canadian Arm of the American Society of Home Inspection (ASHI). In 1994, several provincial/regional organizations formed CAHI National and September of 2002 the name changed to the Canadian Association of Home & Property Inspectors (CAHPI)
What is CAHPI's Mandate?
To promote public awareness and confidence in the professional home inspector
To promote excellence within the profession and to improve inspection service the CAHPI Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics.
To provide members and others with a forum in which to enhance their professionalism thought education and informed exchange of ideas, and other related benefits that can be best provided by a national association.
To interact with other related professions, the legal community and government bodies as the leading authority in the home inspection profession.