Code of Ethics
CANADIAN PERSONAL PROPERTY APPRAISERS GROUP
CODE OF ETHICS
The appraiser will accept an appraisal assignment only if the appraisal can be performed without bias.
The appraiser shall disclose any interest in the subject property.
The appraiser shall obtain all relevant facts relating to the subject property in order to form the final analysis of value.
The appraiser shall respect and maintain the confidential nature of an appraisal report. The contents of the report shall not be disclosed to third parties unless by a court order, or by consent of the client.
The appraiser shall put all formal appraisal reports in writing which will be certified by their signature.
The appraiser shall not assess any “prohibited fee” in seeking compensation for a report.
The appraiser shall maintain and demonstrate respect for others in the appraisal profession.
The appraiser shall conduct all appraisal assignments in accordance with the CPPAG Business Ethics.