About the American Society of Home Inspectors,® Inc.
In 1976, a group of visionary home inspectors with the common goal of building
consumer awareness and enhancing the professionalism of their field established
the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI). This not-for-profit professional
association for home inspectors made its first order of business to establish
and advocate high standards of practice and a strict code of ethics for the
The Mission of ASHI is To set and promote standards for property inspections and to provide the educational programs needed to achieve excellence in the profession and to meet the needs of our members.
ASHI is the most respected
professional association for home inspectors in North America. Through ASHI’s
continued efforts, ASHI's Standards of Practice—covering all of a home's
major systems—are now part of many pieces of state legislation and are
recognized by consumers as the authoritative standard for professional home
ASHI’s Web site, www.ashi.org, is the definitive resource for inspectors,
consumers, real estate professionals and the media for information, advice and
resources dedicated to home inspection. Here you’ll find a wealth of shared
ASHI home inspection knowledge at your disposal. Your feedback and comments
on ASHI home inspection are welcome.