Inspection Agreement

(Please read carefully)


THIS AGREEMENT is made and entered into by and between Pro-Spec, referred to as "Inspector", and
_______________________________ referred to as "Client".  In consideration of the promise and
terms of this Agreement, the parties agree as follows:

1. The client will pay the sum of $________ for the inspection of the "Property", being the
residence, and garage or carport, if applicable, located at
_____________________________________________________ Additional services and fees are stated

2. The Inspector will perform a visual inspection and prepare a written report of the apparent
condition of the readily accessible installed systems and components of the property existing at
the time of the inspection. Latent and concealed defects and deficiencies are excluded from the
inspection. CLIENT understands that the INSPECTOR is a generalist, that the GENERALIST type
inspection and report is an UNBIASED OPINION BASED UPON THE EXPERIENCE OF the individual GENERALIST
Inspector, and that the INSPECTOR is NOT an expert in any craft or profession. If your inspector
recommended consulting other specialized experts, CLIENT must do so at CLIENT'S expense.

3. The parties agree that the "Standards of Practice" (the "Standards") shall define the standard
of duty and the conditions, limitations, and exclusions of the inspection and are incorporated by
reference herein. A copy of the Standards is included with this report.

4. The parties understand and agree that the Inspector and its employees and its 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 bodily injury of any nature. If repairs or replacement is done without giving the Inspector the
required notice, the Inspector will have no liability to the Client. The client further agrees that
the Inspector is liable only up to twice the cost of the inspection.

5. The parties agree and understand the Inspector is not an insurer or guarantor against defects in
the structure, items, components or systems inspected. INSPECTOR MAKES NO WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR

6. If Client is married, Client represents that this obligation is a family obligation incurred in
the interest of the family.  The fee for this inspection is due at the time of inspection. If
CLIENT does not attend the inspection, the fee is due upon receipt of the report. If the CLIENT has
not signed this agreement, the acceptance of this report shows agreement with all of the terms of
this contract.

7. This Agreement, including the terms and conditions on page 2 of 2, represents the entire
agreement between the parties. The Written report prepared by INSPECTOR shall be considered the
final and exclusive findings of the INSPECTOR regarding the inspection of the property. Client
shall not rely on any oral statements made by the Inspector prior to issuance of the written
report. The Client further understands and agrees the Inspector reserves the right to modify the
inspection report for a period of time that shall not exceed forty eight (48) hours after the
inspection report has first been delivered to Client.

8. Systems, items, and conditions which are not within the scope of the building inspection
include, but are not limited to: radon, formaldehyde, lead paint, asbestos, toxic or flammable
materials, molds, fungi, other environmental hazards; pest infestation; security and fire
protection systems; household appliances; humidifiers; paint, wallpaper and other treatments to
windows, interior walls, ceilings and floors; recreational equipment or facilities; underground
storage tanks, energy efficiency measurements; concealed or private secured systems; water wells;
heating systems accessories:  solar heating systems; sprinkling systems; water softener; central
vacuum systems, telephone, intercom or cable TV systems; antennae, lightning arrestors, trees or
plants; governing codes, ordinances, statutes and covenants and manufacturer specifications. Client
understands that these systems, items and conditions are excepted from this inspection. Any general
comments about these systems, items and conditions of the written report are informal only and DO
NOT represent an inspection.



Inspection Agreement



9. The Inspection and report are performed and prepared for the sole and exclusive use and
possession of the Client. No other person or entity may rely on the report issued pursuant to this
Agreement. In the event that any person, not a party to this Agreement, makes any claim against
Inspector, its employees or agents, arising out of the services performed by Inspector under this
Agreement, the Client agrees to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Inspector from any and all
damages, expenses, costs and attorney fees arising from such a claim.

10. The Inspection will not include an appraisal of the value or a survey. The written report is
not a compliance inspection or certification for past or present governmental codes or regulations
of any kind.

11. In the event of a claim by the Client that an installed system or component of the premises
which was inspected by the Inspector was not in the condition reported by the Inspector, the Client
agrees to notify the Inspector at least 72 hours prior to repairing or replacing such system or
component. The Client further agrees that the Inspector is liable only if there has been a complete
failure to follow the standards included in the report or State law. Furthermore, any legal action
must be brought within one (1) years from the date of the inspection or will be deemed waived and
forever barred.

12. Any dispute, controversy, interpretations or claim including claims for, but not limited to,
breach of contract, any form of negligence, fraud or misrepresentation arising out of, from or
related to, this contract or arising out of, from or related to the inspection or inspection report
shall be submitted to final and binding arbitration under the Rules and Procedures of the Expedited
Arbitration of Home Inspection Disputes of Construction Arbitration Services, Inc. The decision of
the Arbitrator appointed thereunder shall be the final and binding judgement on the Award may be
entered in any Court of competent jurisdiction.


1.     For your convenience, the following conventions have been used in this report.
       Major Concern: a system or component which is considered significantly deficient or is unsafe.
       Significant deficiencies need to be corrected and, except for some safety items, are likely
       to involve significant expense.
       Safety Issue: denotes a condition that is unsafe and in need of prompt attention.
       Repair: denotes a system or component which is missing or which needs corrective action to
       assure proper and reliable function.
       Improve: denotes improvements which are recommended but not required.
       Monitor: denotes a system or component needing further investigation and/or monitoring in
       order to determine if repairs are necessary.

2.     Please note that those observations listed under "Discretionary Improvements" are not
       essential repairs, but represent logical long term improvements.

Client has read this entire Agreement and accepts and understands this Agreement as hereby
acknowledged. Client acknowledges receipt of the standards of practice which applies.

Signature: ___________________________________________________  Date:____________   Day: __________
                                                              Base Inspection Fee        $_________
Additional_Fees_Include:_________________________________________________________        $_________
                                                                        Total Due        $_________

Inspector's Signature __________________________________________________ Date:____________
Inspection #:         _____________

Client agrees to release reports to attorney, seller/buyer/Realtor:    ____Yes  ____No

                                                                                     Revised 2/2004