1. VISUAL INSPECTION:
This inspection is a visual inspection only of readily accessible aspects of the property. A home
inspection does not include identifying defects that are hidden behind walls, floors, or ceilings.
This includes structure, wiring, plumbing, ducting, and insulation that are hidden or inaccessible.
The inspector will not conduct any invasive or destructive testing of the property. Safety,
accessibility, or other considerations may present the inspector with restrictions in examining
specific home elements or components.
2. LIMITED ASSESSMENT
The home inspection will provide you with a basic overview of the condition of the property. This
inspection is not technically exhaustive or all encompassing, as your inspector has only a limited
amount of time, as well as constraints in methodology, to complete the inspection. The inspector
is a generalist, not a specialist in all disciplines, and may refer the home owner to specialists for
further investigation of certain items.
3. CONTEXT OF INSPECTION
This inspection should also be considered in the context of a "snapshot in time", reflecting the
conditions of the home at the date of inspection. Future performance of components and
elements of the home is outside the context of this inspection. For example, your inspector may
not discover leaks that occur only under certain weather conditions. Some conditions noted, such
as cracks in foundations, may be either cosmetic in nature or indicators of settlement; however
predicting whether an individual condition will present future problems is beyond the scope of the
4. NOT BUILDING CODE OR BY-LAW COMPLIANCE INSPECTION
Jurisdiction for Building Code, Electrical Code, Gas Code, Fire Code, Plumbing Code, or other
statutory or by-law compliance inspections resides with the appropriate mandated authorities.
The services provided by your home inspector are not conducted in the context of Code or
by-law compliance inspections. The client acknowledges that it may be necessary to confer
directly with the appropriate authorities to determine whether specific conditions comply with
Code or by-law requirements.
5. ENVIRONMENTAL AND AIR QUALITY CONCERNS
This inspection will not assess for environmental or air quality concerns. The scope on inspection
does not include examination for hazardous materials that may be on the property, in or behind
surfaces, or are constituent to building materials. The inspection does not include determination
for irritants, pollutants, toxic materials, or contaminants; presence of mold, spores, or fungus;
asbestos, radon gas, or carcinogens; etc. As well, the inspection does not include the
determination of presence of insect, bird, rodent, or other infestations.
1. In agreeing to proceed with the inspection of the property identified above, I/we have carefully
read, understood, and accepted this Contract, as well as the section entitled "SCOPE OF
2. I/we have been afforded advance notification to review this contract before agreeing to
authorizing Reassurance Home Inspection LLC to proceed with this inspection. Notification
methods include one or more of the following: this contract was forwarded to me/us either in
e-mail or FAX format; the contract was mailed to me/us; I/we have been advised that this
contract was available for me/us to review at the web site of Reassurance Home Inspection LLC
(www.reassurancehomeinspection.com); advertising media indicated services provided would be
conducted under contract and the described means of reviewing the contract.
3. The inspection of the property identified above is subject to the following Terms and
a) The inspection by Reassurance Home Inspection LLC will be performed in accordance with
generally accepted Standards of Practice.
b) A report will be provided at the conclusion of the inspection. This Report will be based on a
limited visual inspection of the readily accessible aspects of the building. The Report is
representative of the Inspector's opinion of the observable conditions on the day and time of
c) This inspection does not constitute an engineering evaluation and is not provided as either an
engineering or architectural service.
d) The Inspection Report reflects the present condition of the subject property at the time of
e) This Report does not imply or constitute a guarantee, warranty, or an insurance policy with
regards to this property.
4. I/we agree to pay the fee specified in the "Receipt" section of this Report.
5. I/we acknowledge that the inspection was scheduled to commence on the date noted in the
6. This is not a home warranty, guarantee, insurance policy or substitute for real estate transfer
disclosures which may be required by law. Your inspector is a home inspection generalist and is
not acting as a licensed engineer or expert in any craft or trade. If your inspector recommends
consulting other specialized experts, Client must do so at Client's expense.
CONFIDENTIAL REPORT: The inspection report to be prepared for Client is solely and
exclusively for Client's own information and may not be relied upon by any other person. Client
agrees to maintain the confidentiality of the inspection report and agrees not to disclose any part
of it to any other person. Client may distribute copies of the inspection report to the seller and
the real estate agents directly involved in this transaction, but said persons are not specifically
intended beneficiaries of this Agreement or the inspection report. Client and Inspector do not in
any way intend to benefit said seller or the real estate agents directly or indirectly through this
Agreement or the inspection report. Client agrees to indemnify defend and hold Inspector
harmless from any third party claims arising out of Client's unauthorized distribution of the
ATTORNEY'S FEES: The prevailing party in any dispute arising out of this agreement, the
inspection, or report(s) shall be awarded all attorney's fees, arbitrator fees and other costs.
SEVERABILITY: Client and Inspector agree that should a Court of Competent Jurisdiction
determine and declare that any portion of this contract is void, voidable or unenforceable, the
remaining provisions and portions shall remain in full force and effect.
DISPUTES: Client understands and agrees that any claim for failure to accurately report the
visually discernible conditions at the Subject Property, as limited herein above, shall be made in
writing and reported to the Inspector within ten business days of discovery. Client further agrees
that, with the exception of emergency conditions. Client or Client's agents, employees or
independent contractors, will make no alterations, modifications or repairs to the claimed
discrepancy prior to a reinspection by the Inspector. Client understands and agrees that any
failure to notify the Inspector as stated above shall constitute a waiver of any and all claims for
said failure to accurately report the condition in question.
ARBITRATION: Any dispute concerning the interpretation of this agreement or arising from this
inspection and report, except one for inspection fee payment, shall be resolved informally
between the parties or by arbitration conducted in accordance with the rules of a recognized
arbitration association except that the parties shall select an arbitrator who is familiar with the
home inspection industry. The arbitrator shall conduct summary judgment motions and enforce
full discovery rights as a court would as provided in civil proceeding by legal code.
By signing this contract I warrant that I have read and agree to the above Arbitration Clause.
By signing below, I/we acknowledge that we have reviewed, understood, and accepted the Terms
and Conditions and the SCOPE OF INSPECTION described above. Inspector's liability for mistakes
or omissions in this inspection report is limited to a refund of the fee paid for this inspection and
report. The liability of the inspector's principals, agents, and employees is also limited to the fee
paid. This limitation applies to anyone who is damaged or has to pay expenses of any kind
because of mistakes or omissions in this inspection and report. This liability limitation is binding
on client and client's spouses, heirs, principals, assigns and anyone else who may otherwise claim
through client. Client assumes the risk of all losses greater than the fee paid for the inspection.
Client agrees to immediately accept a refund of the fee paid as full settlement of any and all
claims, which may ever arise from this inspection.
SCOPE AND CONTRACT
Reassurance Home Inspection LLC
Reassurance Home Inspection LLC
"BUY OR SELL YOUR HOME WITH CONFIDENCE"
We perform home inspections in Minnesota across the entire twin cities Minneapolis / St. Paul metro and
surrounding area including; Afton, Albertville, Andover, Annadale, Anoka, Apple Valley, Arden Hills, Augusta,
Bayport, Becker, Bell Plaine, Big Lake, Blaine, Bloomington, Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, Buffalo, Burnsville,
Cambridge, Cannon Falls, Carver, Champlin, Chaska, Chisago City, Circle Pines, Coates, Cokato, Cologne,
Columbia Heights, Coon Rapids, Corcoran, Cottage Grove, Crystal, Dassel, Dayton, Delano, Deephaven, Duluth,
Eagan, East Bethel, Eden Prairie, Edina, Elk River, Elko, Excelsior, Falcon Heights, Faribault, Farmington, Forest
Lake, Fridley, Gem Lake, Glencoe, Golden Valley, Goodhue, Greenfield, Greenwood, Dupont, Ham Lake, Hampton,
Hanover, Hastings, Heidelberg, Hopkins, Hutchinson, Hugo, Independence, Inver Grove Heights, Isanti, Jonathan,
Jordan, Kenyon, Lake Elmo, Lake St. Croix Beach, Lakeland, Lakeland Shores, Lester Prairie, Lexington, Lillydale,
Lino Lakes, Lindstrom, Litchfield, Little Canada, Long Lake, Lonsdale, Loretto, Mankato, Maple Grove, Maple Lake,
Maple Plain, Maplewood, Marine on the St. Croix, Mankato, Mayer, Medicine Lake, Mendota Heights, Miesville,
Milaca, Minnetonka, Minnetrista, Monticello, Montgomery, Montrose, Mound, Mounds View, New Brighton, New
Germany, New Hope, New Market, New Prague, New Trier, Newport, North Branch, Northfield , North St. Paul,
Norwood Young America, Oak Grove, Oakdale, Oak Park Heights, Orono, Osseo, Otsego, Owatonna, Pine City,
Pine Island, Plymouth, Princeton, Ramsey, Randolph, Red Wing, Richfield, Robbinsdale, Rochester, Rockford,
Rogers, Rosemount, Roseville, Rush City, Sartell, Sauk Rapids, Shoreview, Shorewood, South St. Paul, Spring Lake
Park, Spring Park, St. Bonifacius, St. Cloud, St. Francis, St. Louis Park, St. Michael, St. Paul Park, St. Peter,
Stillwater, Vadnais Heights, Vermillion, Victoria, Waconia, Waseca, Watertown, Waverly, Wayzata, Webster, West
St. Paul, White Bear Lake, Winstead, Woodbury, Woodland, Wyoming, Zimmerman, Zumbrota and many other
surrounding Minnesota cities in the following counties; Anoka, Benton, Carver, Chisago, Dodge, Dakota, Goodhue,
Hennepin, Isanti, Kanabec, Le Sueur, McLoed, Meeker, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Pine, Ramsey, Rice, Scott,
Sherburne, Sibley, Stearns, Steele, Victoria, Waseca, Washington, Wright.
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