(a) Before performing a home inspection, a registered home inspector or associate home inspector shall provide to the person on whose behalf a home is inspected a written document that includes the home inspector’s registration number and that specifies

Terms Used In Alaska Statutes 08.18.023

  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • person: includes a corporation, company, partnership, firm, association, organization, business trust, or society, as well as a natural person. See Alaska Statutes 01.10.060

(1) the scope of intended inspection; the scope of the intended inspection may include systems and components that are not listed in AS 08.18.171 (8); and

(2) that the inspector will notify in writing the person on whose behalf the inspection is being made of defects noted during the inspection along with a recommendation, if any, that experts be retained to conduct further evaluation through examination and analysis by a qualified professional, tradesperson, or service technician beyond that provided by the home inspection to determine the extent of defects and corrective action necessary to address the defects.

(b) After performance of a home inspection, a registered home inspector or associate home inspector shall give a written home inspection report to the person requesting the inspection. The written report must include the home inspector’s registration number and a review of the condition of each system and component identified as being within the scope of the intended inspection under (a) of this section except that a home inspector’s written report for new construction that is the subject of a loan by the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation or another lender may be in the form required by the corporation or other lender, as appropriate.

(c) In addition to the written inspection report required under (b) of this section, an oral inspection report may be given by the inspector during or after the inspection.

(d) A home inspection report is valid for 180 days after the date the home inspector signs and dates the report.