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Ontario has no system in place for the licensing of Home Inspection professionals.  Anybody can be a home inspector.

The establishment of the OAHI by the Provincial legislature in 1986, was the first step towards protecting Ontario’s consumers.  Only Registered Home Inspectors (RHI) have been through the most rigorous testing and screening in the industry.  Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation [CMHC] is working with CAHPI to set a minumim national standard for home inspectors but you can be assured that OAHI’s standards will exceed those set in the National Initiative. 

James Buren helped set the National Standards as a member of the pilot group of inspectors who were screened and tested.  He recieved CAHPI’s National Certificate Holder standing in November of 2006 and has over thirty years of experience in the Construction and Environmental fields.  From Burcon Construction to the University of Guelph’s Environmental Studies Program and from there to the Federal Government’s Energuide for Houses program, James has proven to be thorough, consistent and reliable.

By adhering to the OAHI Code of Ethics and surpassing its minimum Standard of Practice, “The Home Inspector” ensures top quality inspections.  See “The Promise”.

Accreditations & Merits

2017 marks my 20th year as a Real Estate Home Inspection professional.  Ontario Association of Home Inspectors - RHI #193.  15 years ...

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Testimonials

  Thank you for performing such a thorough inspection of our next home.  We were so pleased with the inspection on our current home, especially the ...

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The Promise

Upon delivery of my inspection report to you, if you believe that you did not receive a thorough and comprehensive report, just ask and I will refund your ...

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