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A Guide to InterNACHI






InterNACHI:
The International Association of Certified Home Inspectors

Headquarters: Boulder, CO
Founder: Nick Gromicko
Founded: 1990

InterNachi, or the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors, is a non-profit professional association of inspectors. InterNACHI has over 12,000 members across the globe, including home inspectors, commercial property inspectors, home builders, and real estate agents. InterNACHI aims to improve the quality of work performed in the home inspection industry. They provide training, educational programs, and professional certifications to all of their members. InterNACHI also hopes to serve as a reliable consumer resource, especially for homebuyers and sellers.

Membership Benefits:

NACHI members who pay their annual dues are entitled to certain benefits, including:

- Free certification programs
- Access to professional development resources
- Help creating marketing materials, including free logo design
- Networking opportunities
- Help cultivating leads through directory listings
- Access to events and conferences
- Educational resources and training
- Discounts on relevant products and services

InterNACHI Members

All members of the International Association of Home Inspectors must follow the organization’s Standards of Practice. These guidelines help inspectors identify potential problems and defects when inspecting various properties. Additionally, InterNACHI members must adhere to a strict code of ethics. The inspectors are expected to give a fair and impartial assessment of the condition of any given property.

InterNACHI Certified Professional Inspector (CPI)

In order to become an InterNACHI Certified Professional Inspector and earn the CPI designation, an individual must pass an exam and submit several inspection reports for review. The individual must also become familiar with the InterNACHI Code of Ethics and the Standards of Practice. In order to maintain their status, the inspector must participate in continuing education programs and pay the necessary dues.



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