Integrity, honesty, and objectivity are fundamental principles embodied by this Code, which sets forth obligations of ethical conduct for the home inspection profession. The Board of Directors of FABI has adopted this Code to provide high ethical standards to safeguard the public and the profession. Inspectors shall comply with this Code, shall avoid association with any enterprise whose practices violate this Code and shall strive to uphold, maintain and improve the integrity, reputation and practice of the home inspection profession.
A. Inspectors shall perform services and express opinions based on genuine conviction and only within their areas of education, training or experience.
B. Inspectors shall be objective in their reporting and not knowingly understate or overstate the significance of reported conditions.
C. Inspectors shall not disclose inspection results or client information without client approval. Inspectors, at their discretion, may disclose observed immediate safety hazards to occupants exposed to such hazards, where feasible.
Violation of the code of ethics set above is boundaries for removal from the association after review under the board.