THIS CONTRACT AFFECTS YOUR LEGAL
— PLEASE READ CAREFULLY BEFORE SIGNING —
Allsafe Home Inspection, 7089 Richview Road, Sooke, BC V9Z 0T3,
“Inspector”) in relation to property to be inspected on
__________________________________________________________________ and located
THE CLIENT AND
INSPECTOR ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE AS FOLLOWS:
ARTICLE 1 - Inspection
The Client understands that the word
“Inspector” as used in this contract means and includes
including its employees and individual inspectors, whether an employee or an
independent contractor and/or that independent contractors company, and
acknowledges and agrees that this contract will apply to the Client and the
Inspector as defined.
The Client hereby requests that the Inspector perform an inspection (the
“Inspection”) of the Subject Property and prepare a written and/or oral report
(the “Inspection Report”). The Inspection and Inspection Report are subject to
the following limitations and conditions, each of which are acknowledged,
understood and accepted by the Client.
The Inspection and Inspection Report
shall be performed in accordance with the Standards of Practice of the Canadian
Association of Home & Property Inspectors (British Columbia), a copy of which is
available upon request or at
The Inspection is non-invasive and the
Inspection Report constitutes an opinion of the Present Condition of the
property based on a visual inspection of the readily accessible and visible
major systems and components of the Primary Residence on the Property;
The Inspection and Inspection Report
do not constitute a guarantee, warranty or an insurance policy.
The Client is encouraged, at their own
risk, to participate in the visual inspection process and accepts responsibility
for the consequences of electing not to do so.
The condition of certain systems,
components and equipment will be randomly sampled by the Inspector.
include, but may not be restricted to, window/door operation, electrical
receptacles, switches and lights, cabinets, mortar, masonry, paint and caulking
integrity, roof covering materials, and examination of interior and exterior
surfaces for signs of moisture ingress.
Weather conditions may limit the extent of
the inspection process; the Client understands that the scope and accuracy of
the Inspection Report can be affected by weather conditions existing at the time
of the inspection. The Client hereby releases and waives any claim they may
have against the Inspector for omissions or inaccuracies in the Inspection or
Inspection Report arising as a result of weather conditions existing at the time
The Inspection Report is for the
confidential use of the Client only and will not be disclosed to third parties
such as real estate agents, sellers, or lenders without the express written
consent of the Client. The Client shall protect and indemnify the Inspector from
any claim against the Inspector by any such third party arising from disclosure
of the Inspection Report.
Client authorizes the Inspector to disclose the Inspection Report to third
Restrictions on Legal Rights
In the event of any errors, omissions,
breach of contract, and/or negligence by the Inspector the Client hereby agrees
to the following restrictions on their legal rights.
The Client acknowledges and agrees that the time limit for commencement of legal
proceedings by the Client against
Inspector for damages suffered by the Client as a result of alleged errors,
omissions, breaches of
contract, and/or negligence by the
Inspector shall be not later than one (1) year from the date of the inspection.
After the expiry of one (1) year from the date of the inspection any
claim of the client against the
shall expire and cease to exist for all purposes and the Client’s right to
commence legal proceedings against the Inspector shall thereupon be barred.
In the event that the Client claims damages against the Inspector and does not
prove those damages, the Client shall pay all legal fees, legal expenses and
costs incurred by the Inspector in defense of the claim;
The Inspector shall not be liable to the
Client for the cost of any repairs to or replacement of any system, component,
or equipment undertaken by the Client without prior consultation with the
The Inspector's total liability to the Client for errors, omissions, breaches of
contract and/or negligence in any part of the Inspection or Inspection Report
shall be limited to the amount of the fee paid for the Inspection. For greater
clarity this means that if the Client sues the Inspector any damages awarded
cannot exceed the cost of the Inspection.
Client Initials ______
ARTICLE 3 - FEE
3.1 The fee payable at the time of the visual inspection of the
Subject Property shall be as follows:
signing this Inspection Contract the Client acknowledges,
covenants and agrees that:
a)The Client understands and agrees to be bound by each and
every provision of this Contract.
b)The Client has the authority to bind any other family
members or other interested parties to this Contract.
c)The Inspector has not made any representations or
warranties about the terms of this Contract
than those contained herein.
d)The Client has had such legal advice as the Client
desires in relation to the effect
of this Contract
Client's legal rights.
John Kogel, License #47455, signed on
own behalf and on behalf of Allsafe Home Inspection
Canadian Association of Home & Property Inspectors (BC)
I have read the CAHPI(BC) Standard Agreement and agree to its
Copy the statement above and paste it into an email to
firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to add
your name to the note. This helps to reduce paperwork so that we can devote more
time to discussing the home during the inspection walkthrough. Thanks again for
choosing our services.
John Kogel, RHI, Lic #47455