For the Public

The Home Inspector Association BC (HIABC) works for our members, providing mandatory ongoing educational opportunities, scope of inspection, best practices, report writing and new inspector training. As a result, our membership is the highest qualified to protect you and your family when buying a new home.

Use the ‘Find an Inspector’ link on the home page to find a highly qualified home inspector near you.  If you are looking for a Commercial Inspector, simply use the same link and then go to your area for a list of all HIABC certified Commercial Inspectors.

Find an Inspector

Home Inspector Association BC (HIABC) Inspectors are located across the Province of BC. Use this link to find one near you. …

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BC Regulations & Compliance

The Business Practices and Consumer Protection Act (BPCP Act) and Home Inspector Licensing Regulation (HILR) make up the legislation which governs home inspectors in the Province of BC. The branch of government responsible for managing this legislation with home inspectors is Consumer Protection BC (CPBC). Some of the benefits of this legislatio…

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Make a Complaint

While the Home Inspection Association BC (HIABC) works hard to prepare our members to be excellent home inspectors, there are times when clients feel their home inspection let them down.

Home Inspections are not designed to be ‘perfect’ and there are many limitations to a home inspection including: Time – A home inspection is an opinion of the home in a limited time period. In fact, the industry expects that a professional home inspection on a single family home can be completed by a inspector in 3 hours. Readil…

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