Real Estate Reports & Disclosures

Inspection Reports

    • Buyer can order whatever they want about the subject property for professional inspection reports and evaluation upfront to avoid future loss or repair cost
    • It’s highly recommend buyer to do all types of necessary reports but also balance between cost to spent and necessity.

Residential Report and Disclosures

    • Real Estate tools to help buyer research on many aspects
    • Seller disclosures
      • Disclosure about what seller know about the property particularly information like permit, addition or alteration, noise, environment, neighborhood, pet, death etc.
    • Government reports, handout and guide for safety and home purchase
    • NHDS (Natural Hazard Disclosure Report)
    • Reports nearby environmental issues or concerns, property tax or insurance claim info (CLUE)etc.
    • Home General Inspection Report
      • Basic opinion about foundation, structure, plumbing, electrical etc. interior and exterior conditions of the property
      • It will tell you what’s need to be repaired ASAP, what need delayed maintenance, what can potentially be a problem etc.
    • Termite Inspection Report
      • Inspect and evaluate damage of wood destroying pest include dry-wood and sub-terrain termite. It even includes fungus and wet area issues since that’s places easy to cause termite issue.
      • List section 1 and section 2 issues and treatment cost. Section 1 normally are big issues needs to be taken care of, section 2 are normally small issues which might be a problem. Treatment can be either using chemical gas like fumigation, inject chemical to the earth or replace physical woods or plumbing parts.
      • Will be a public report for everyone to assess
      • Normally no need for HOA managed properties.
    • Roof Report
      • Roof age and condition, also include cost of repair.
      • Normally no need for HOA managed properties.

Sometimes people might also need to order the following reports for further inspection:

      • Pool reports
      • Foundation reports
      • Chimney reports
      • Survey for land boundary
      • Arborist reports etc.

Commercial Report and Disclosures

For Commercial real estate transaction, except those regular report, there might be even more complicated disclosure requirements and buyer can order specifically.

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