XXXXXX HOME INSPECTION LLC
000 X. Xxxxxxxxxx Xxx. XXXX XXXXX, XX 00000 (847) 331-6090
firstname.lastname@example.org HOME INSPECTION AGREEMENT
This Home Inspection Agreement (hereinafter referred to as “Agreement”) is made this day of 2019 by and between (hereinafter referred to as “Client”) and Xxxxxx Home Inspection, LLC. (hereinafter referred to as “Inspector”).
Property and Payment. At the time of the inspection Client will pay Inspector
the sum of $ .00. for Inspector to conduct a visual inspection of the property located at
IL, (hereinafter referred to as the “Property”).
Purpose. Inspector will perform a visual inspection of the Property and prepare a written report of the apparent condition of the accessible installed systems and
components existing at the time of the inspection. In addition to those exclusions specified in paragraph five of this Agreement latent and concealed defects and deficiencies are excluded from the scope of the inspection of the Property. The inspection of the Property also includes no destructive testing or dismantling.
Standards. The parties hereto agree that the Illinois current Standards of
Practice and Inter-NACHI standards of practice. Standards of Practice (hereinafter referred to as “Standards”) shall define the standard of duty and the conditions, limitations and exclusions of this inspection and are expressly incorporated herein by reference. A copy of the Standards will be made available to Client upon request.
Systems To Be Inspected. The parties agree that the systems to be inspected include the following systems and their related components as set forth in the State of Illinois Notice of Adopted Amendments, Section 1410.200 pertaining to the Home Inspector License Act [225 ILCS 441 et. seq.]: the exterior, the roof system, the heating system, the cooling system, the Interior, the insulation and ventilation, fireplaces and solid fuel burning appliances and the chimneys. Limitations and exclusions of these systems and/or components from this report are listed in paragraphs two and five. When only units within a building (condos) or only sections of a building (such as town homes) are inspected only those visible and readily accessible systems and components that exist within that unit of the building will be inspected.
Exclusions. The following are excluded from this inspection and report: fuel storage equipment, lawn sprinkler systems, fire sprinkler systems, attached exterior barbecue equipment and fuel lines, fountains, ponds, exterior fire pits and fireplaces, exterior lights on photo or movement sensors, low voltage interior and/or exterior lighting, door bells, exterior insulation finish systems (EIFS), mold and mold sampling, air quality testing, radon, the
presence of lead, asbestos, toxic or flammable materials, other environmental hazards; electro- magnetic fields, pest or vermin infestation; underground utilities, personal property; fencing and playground equipment; detached buildings; alarm systems, security and fire protection systems; household appliances, kitchen and laundry appliances (if listed in the report, then tested for proper functioning only), any decorative items including, paint, wallpaper, window treatments, floor coverings, wall coverings, interior doors and hardware, walls, ceilings and floors; recreational equipment or facilities; above or below grade pools, elevators and dumb waiters, underground storage tanks, energy efficiency measurements; concealed or private secured systems; water xxxxx; septic systems and associated equipment, radiant heating systems, heating systems accessories, heat exchangers; solar heating, cooling and energy collection systems; air ventilation systems (HRV’s, ERV’s, HERV’s); sprinkler systems; water softener; central vacuum systems, telephone, intercom or cable TV systems; antennae, satellite dishes, lightening arrestors, trees or plants; governing codes, ordinances and statutes. Product recall information is also excluded from the report but may be available at the Consumer Product Safety Commission website.
Concealed Items or Components. Because the inspection is visual,
concealed items or components may remain undetected during the inspection. Client agrees to assume the risk for system or component conditions that are: concealed from view, inaccessible to Inspector at the time of the inspection, unsafe, and/or substantially deficient at the time of the inspection. Any system or component that is not exposed is concealed, or is inaccessible because of, but not limited to: soil, vegetation, water, ice, snow, components of construction; furnishing and personal effects.
Liability. The Inspector and its employees and agents assume no liability or responsibility for the costs of repairing or replacing any unreported defects or deficiencies either current or arising in the future or any property damage, consequential damage or personal injury of any nature. In the event of a claim by the Client that an installed system or component of the Property that was inspected by Inspector was not in the condition reported by the Inspector, Client agrees to notify Inspector at least three business days prior to repairing or replacing such system or component. If the repair or replacement is done without giving the Inspector the required notice, the Inspector shall have no liability to the Client.
Dispute Resolution. In the event of a dispute, the parties agree to binding
arbitration in accordance with the rules of the American Arbitration Association. Disputes settled or awards entered in favor of Inspector shall include payment of any re-inspection fees, attorney’s fees, arbitrator’s fees legal expenses and costs incurred by Inspector in defense of the claim. Such liability limitation is binding on Client and Client’s spouses, heirs, principals, assigns and anyone else who may claim through
Client. Any legal action against Inspector must be brought within eighteen months from the date of the inspection or be forever barred.
Warranties. The parties hereto agree Inspector is not an insurer or guarantor against defects in the structure, items, components or systems inspected. INSPECTOR MAKES NO WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE FITNESS FOR USE, CONDITION, PERFORMANCE, LIFE EXPECTANCY OR ADEQUACY OF ANY INSPECTED STRUCTURE, ITEM, COMPONENT OR SYSTEM
Governing Law. The terms and provisions of this Inspection Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of Illinois.
Entire Agreement. This Agreement constitutes the complete and exclusive statement of agreement between the parties with respect to the subject matter herein and shall replace and supersede all prior written and oral agreements or statements. This Agreement may only be modified by a writing signed by the parties.
Xxxxxx Home Inspection LLC
Xxxx X. Xxxxxx
Illinois License # 450.011490
Expires 11-30-2020 SEND REPORT To: email address
Payment required at time of inspection.
Methods of payment:
- Check payable to: Xxxxxx Home Inspection
- Apple Pay