THIS INSPECTION AND REPORT WERE PREPARED FOR YOUR (ORIGINAL PURCHASING PARTY) EXCLUSIVE USE. USE OF THIS REPORT BY, OR LIABILITY TO THIRD PARTIES, PRESENT OR FUTURE OWNERS AND SUBSEQUENT BUYERS IS SPECIFICALLY EXCLUDED. RELIANCE ON THIS REPORT BY THIRD PARTIES, PRESENT OR FUTURE OWNERS AND SUBSEQUENT OWNERS IS AT THEIR PERIL. NO WARRANTIES OR GUARANTIES TO THIRD PARTIES, PRESENT OWNERS OR FUTURE OWNERS ARE IMPLIED OR SHOULD BE ASSUMED. Use of this report by third parties is unauthorized and unintended. Opinions of the inspector are subjective based on his education and experience and should not be considered conclusive.
This inspection is not intended to be an exhaustive evaluation of all the systems and appliances in the structure, nor is it intended to be a total list of defects, existing or potential. Items marked as inspected mean that, at a minimum, all parts and components of that section or item listed in the Minimum Standards of Inspections as published by the Texas Real Estate Commission were inspected. Items noted as not inspected in the following report are not covered by the report and should not be assumed to be good, bad, performing the function for which they were intended or in need of repair by lack of notation. The term No Comments indicates that the unit was performing the function for which it was intended without the apparent need of immediate repair at the time of the inspection. No verbal statements by the inspector are to be considered a part of the inspection or of this report.
This inspection report is made under prevailing conditions of the items indicated at the time of the inspection, and no warranty or guarantee of subsequent performance of condition of said items is being made by the inspector. This inspection report does not guarantee concurrence with city building and electrical codes. This inspection is limited to observations of only those components of the structure and those portions of the roof framing and surface readily accessible and visible without moving or the removal of any item or object that would obstruct visual observation. Any item not capable of being seen at the time of the inspection, that is concealed by objects, vegetation or the finishes of the structure is specifically excluded as being beyond the scope of this inspection. Conditions not readily and visually apparent at the time of the inspection, were not considered in reaching the conclusions or rendering the opinions contained in this report.
Specifically excluded from the inspection and this report are:
1) boring, digging or probing the soil or structure
2) location or effects of geological faults or of any underground structure or object
3) location of gas lines and/or systems
4) presence of asbestos and/or radon gas
5) lead based paint and/or products made from or containing lead
6) adequacy of site drainage
7) opinions relating to compliance with any specifications, legal and/or code requirements or restrictions of any kind, and
8) determination of the presence or health effects of molds, mildew, etc.
9) additional testing included for environmental factors such as, but not limited to: air quality, mold, insects, foreign or chinese or defective drywall or foreign or chinese or defective building materials.
NOTE: No environmental inspections of any kind were performed during this inspection. If you have any concerns over the presence or possible future growth of any of these type items, you should, as part of your due diligence, have the environmental inspections of your choice performed on the house prior to closing.
The inspector does not take care, custody or control of the structure at any time. If the structure is occupied at the time of the inspection, it is possible that visible defects may have been concealed or covered by furniture, fixtures, appliances and/or clothing, etc. Once the owner/occupant vacates the property, any visible defect that becomes apparent should be reported to you via an updated sellers disclosure form. The photographs included in this report are intended to be used to illustrate some, but not all, of the defects and to clarify the text information in the report. All photographs taken at the subject property may not be included in the report. The photographs are not intended to be all inclusive or to describe all conditions noted on the property.
By acceptance of this inspection report, the client paying for the inspection waives any and all claims for damages, costs, expenses, repairs, or other liabilities against BE Inspected, LLC (the company) or the inspector rising out of or in any way related to this inspection and the failure to report any defects in the items inspected unless caused by gross and willful
negligence. Our intent is to reduce the clients risk associated with this transaction however we cannot eliminate all risk
nor will the company assume the clients risk. An inspector is a generalist and does not claim to be an expert in any one
area or field. The inspection is to provide an opinion on specific items and their function during the time of the inspection
only. In the event that a qualified licensed contractor or expert disagrees with statement(s) in this report, it is suggested
they provide written documentation supporting their opposition and sign their name to it. Recovery for any claim arising
from this inspection for whatever cause is strictly limited to the total amount of the fee paid to the inspector or this
company by you, our client.
The client should notify the company within 24 hours of discovery, of any items or items in question considered to have
been overlooked, underreported, etc. due to gross and willful negligence by the inspector. If a repair is needed for the item
in question the repair must be delayed to give the company time to reexamine the item(s) or the item(s) will not be
considered as a valid complaint and render this contract null and void between the client and the company. If the repair
item(s) in question must be resolved prior to an inspector from the company being present then a minimum of 5 different,
clear, digital photos must be taken, including a time and date stamp affixed to the photos, of each item in question or the
terms in this inspection contract agreement will be considered violated. If any term(s)in this agreement is/are violated this
contract is null and void and the company assumes no responsibility for the home listed in this inspection report.
Notwithstanding any provision in this agreement to the contrary, any dispute, controversy, or lawsuit between any of the
parties to this agreement about any matter arising out of this agreement shall be resolved by mandatory and binding
arbitration administered by the American Arbitration Association (AAA) pursuant to the Texas General Arbitration Act
and in accordance with this arbitration agreement and the Commercial Arbitration Rules of the AAA. To the extent that
any inconsistency exists between this arbitration agreement and such statutes and rules, this arbitration agreement shall
control. Judgment upon the award rendered by the arbitrators may be entered in, and enforced by, any court having
jurisdiction and in accordance with the practice of such court.
In any dispute, controversy, or lawsuit arising from this agreement, the prevailing party shall be entitled to recover from
the unsuccessful party, reasonable and necessary attorneys fees incurred in connection with such dispute, controversy, or
lawsuit. This agreement is entered into in Harris County, Texas and shall be construed and interpreted in accordance with
the laws of the State of Texas. Venue for any action brought to enforce this agreement shall lie in Harris County, Texas.
IF THERE IS A NEED TO CANCEL THIS INSPECTION, PLEASE INFORM US IN WRITING AT LEAST 24
HOURS IN ADVANCE. A CANCELLATION FEE OF $150 WILL BE CHARGED IF THE INSPECTION CAN NOT
BE PERFORMED FOR ANY REASON AND HAS NOT BEEN CANCELLED IN ADVANCE.