AQS CODE OF ETHICAL PRACTICES


All appraisers certified by the American Quilter's Society subscribe to the following Code of Ethics:

  • The purpose of the appraisal and the ownership of the property should be established before beginning an appraisal.
  • Professional tact and finesse in reacting to the client and/or the property to be appraised is paramount.
  • Appraisers should inform clients when a property does not warrant appraisal.
  • It is unethical to write an appraisal on an existing property without performing a physical evaluation of it.
  • It is unethical to knowingly put a false insurance value on a property.
  • Appraisers should avoid the appearance of conflict of interest.
  • It is unethical to take advantage of an appraisal situation to solicit.
  • It is unethical to make use of information gained from any quilt appraisal without permission of the owner.
  • It is incumbent upon each certified appraiser to maintain professional courtesy with regard to all other appraisers.
  • It is unethical to appraise beyond one's knowledge, abilities, and experience.

 

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