Why do you need a Natural Hazard Disclosure Statement?

Beginning in June 1998 California Civil Code Section 1103 mandated three new map-based natural hazard disclosures and consolidation of both new and existing required disclosures into a new statutory form call the Natural Hazard Disclosure Statement (NHDS). It is a legally required document for all California residential property transactions. The statutory form includes six required disclosure zones.

Special Flood Hazard Areas
Special Flood Hazard Areas
Dam Inundation Zones
Dam Inundation Zones
Very High Fire Hazard Severity Zones
Very High Fire Hazard Severity Zones
Wildland Fire Hazard Areas
Wildland Fire Hazard Areas
Earthquake Fault Zones
Earthquake Fault Zones
Seismic Hazard Zones
Seismic Hazard Zones

“The” Disclosure Report also provides local disclosure, CA Right to Farm, Abandoned & Active Mines and many more. Optionally, our reports may also include Tax Assessment and Environmental concerns.

What happens if the escrow is cancelled?

If the real estate transaction is cancelled there is no charge for the report ordered.

Do I have E&O protection?

With every paid report the transactional parties are indemnified by a E&O policy