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RULE §535.223Standard Inspection Report Form
ISSUE 02/28/2014
ACTION Proposed
Preamble Texas Admin Code Rule

The Texas Real Estate Commission adopts by reference Property Inspection Report Form REI 7-4 [REI 7-3], approved by the Commission for use in reporting inspections results. This document is published by and available from the Texas Real Estate Commission website: www.trec.texas.gov, or by writing to the Commission at Texas Real Estate Commission, P.O. Box 12188, Austin, Texas 78711-2188.

  (1)Except as provided by this section, inspections performed for a prospective buyer or prospective seller of substantially complete one-to-four family residential property shall be reported on Form REI 7-4 [REI 7-3] adopted by the Commission ("the standard form").

  (2)(No change.)

  (3)An inspector may make the following changes to the standard form:

    (A) - (K)(No change.)

    (L)as the inspector deems necessary:

      (i)allocate such space for comments in :

        (I)the "Additional Information Provided by the Inspector" section; and [in]

        (II)each section [of the spaces] provided for comments for each inspected item; [ as the inspector deems necessary,]

      (ii)attach additional pages of comments; or [to the report, or both; and]


     (M)include a service agreement/inspection contract or contractual terms between the inspector and a client with the standard form under the "Additional Information Provided by the Inspector" section or as an attachment to the standard form; and

    (N)[(M)] attach additional pages to the form if:

      (i)it is necessary to report the inspection of a component, or system not contained in the standard form; or

      (ii)the space provided on the form is inadequate for a complete reporting of the Inspection.

  (4)The inspector shall renumber the pages of the standard form to correspond with any changes made necessary due to adjusting the space for comments or adding additional items and shall number all pages of the report, including any addenda.

  (5) - (6)(No change.)

The agency certifies that legal counsel has reviewed the proposal and found it to be within the state agency's legal authority to adopt.

Filed with the Office of the Secretary of State on February 14, 2014


Kristen Worman

Deputy General Counsel

Texas Real Estate Commission

Earliest possible date of adoption: March 30, 2014

For further information, please call: (512) 936-3092

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