Terms and Conditions

This  website is brought to you by Simon & Simon Enterprises, LLC doing business as SimonHouses.com ("Company") and the services provided herein are offered to you, conditioned on your acceptance without modification, of the following terms, conditions, and notices contained in this agreement (the "Terms and Conditions"). Your use of this website or any submission of service requests via this website, email, telephone, or any other communication constitutes your acceptance to all such terms, conditions, and notices listed herein or as may change and are in effect at such time.  If you have any questions regarding these Terms & Conditions, you may contact us at SimonHouses.com, under "Contact Us" link or any other link provided in said website to communicate with us.  Company may amend these Terms & Conditions at any time by posting a revised version of these Terms and Conditions on the SimonHouses.com Website.  These Terms & Conditions were last updated on 12/1/2011.

SIMONHOUSES.COM SERVICES. By agreeing to the Terms and Conditions and upon entering your information and the request for a specific local service professional, you hereby agree to allow Company to release any and all information to any third party service professional(s) ("Professional") in Company's database in Company's sole discretion and allow said Professional(s) to contact and solicit to you.  Company is not required to contact any Professional and by agreeing to these terms, Company may request one or more Professionals to contact you and provide you a quote or solicit business. By agreeing to the terms herein, you hereby acknowledge that said Professional will most likely be a separate third party entity that Company is neither a partner of, member of, and has no control of and you hereby agree that Company does not guarantee Professional's work, nor that said Professional will be  licensed, insured, bonded, capable or willing to complete your service needs.  Although Company takes certain steps to examine the credentials of our listed local service professionals, Company make no guarantees or representations that said Professional is licensed, bonded, or has the skills or reputation to fulfill your needs and to reasonably complete any requested work.    Any quotes provided by Professional via the SimonHouses.com website might be considered a valid offer, however, this is solely between you and the Professional and said offer cannot be accepted on or via this website and all acceptance and ratifying a contract must be done via communications solely between you and the Professional outside this website.  In addition, you hereby agree that Company is NOT a party to any contract, work, transaction, or relationship you have or later acquire with Professional and shall have zero liability or obligation under said contract.  In addition, by agreeing to the terms, you hereby acknowledge that SimonHouses.com does not endorse or recommend the services of any particular local service professional and understand that it is entirely up to you to research the quoting party and whether to communicate further with the local service professional and hire said Professional.  Said Professional is not a partner, owner, employee, agent or manager of SimonHouses.com, nor is said Professional an agent for SimonHouses.com  SimonHouses.com is not a licenses contractor, does not perform contracting work, and is not responsible for any of the services requested by you in your service request.  Your rights under contracts you enter into with Professional are governed by the terms of such contracts and by applicable federal, state, provincial and local laws.  Simonhouses.com is simply soliciting your request to Professionals who have signed up to be in our database.  Should you have a dispute with any Professional, you must address such dispute with the local service professional directly, AND YOU HEREBY AGREE TO INDEMNIFY, RELEASE AND HOLD SIMONHOUSES.COM (AND OUR OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, AFFILIATES, EMPLOYEES AND AGENTS) AND ANY OTHER PERSON, FIRM, OR ENTITY (INCLUDING OUR BUSINESS PARTNERS SUCH AS A PRODUCT MANUFACTURER OR SUPPLIER WHO MAY EMPLOY THE SIMONHOUSES.COM MATCHING UTILITY) HARMLESS FROM ANY DAMAGES, OBLIGATIONS, LIABILITY, EXPENSE, DEMAND, FEE, OR CLAIMS (INCLUDING CONSEQUENTIAL AND INCIDENTAL DAMAGES) OF EVERY KIND OR NATURE, SUSPECTED AND UNSUSPECTED, KNOWN AND UNKNOWN, AND DISCLOSED OR UNDISCLOSED, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH SUCH DISPUTES AND YOUR DEALINGS WITH LOCAL SERVICE PROFESSIONALS.

  1. INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE TO US. Upon using the SimonHouses.com services, you will be prompted to disclose certain information about yourself and your service requirements, and you will be able to store information, such as home services records, on our website. Some of this information will be sent to Professionals who will need this information to respond to you or to other persons or entities in connection with our business. By providing this information to Company, or by submitting a service request, you are requesting, and you expressly consent to being contacted by Company and by Professionals via phone, fax, email, mail or other reasonable means, at any of your contact numbers or addresses, even if you are listed on any federal, state, provincial or other applicable "Do Not Call" list, in order that we may provide the services set forth on our site, to service your account, to reasonably address matters pertaining to your account or for other purposes reasonably related to your service request and our business, including marketing related emails.  Again, you are hereby waiving your rights under federal, state and local statutes, laws and regulations regarding your rights to restrict solicitations and incoming telephone calls by Company or Professionals by agreeing to these terms and conditions.  CALL RECORDING. You acknowledge and agree that SimonHouses.com may monitor and/or record any telephone calls between you and SimonHouses.com.
  2. Company reserves the right to revoke your access to the SimonHouses.com Web site and services at any time.
  3. LOCAL SERVICE PROFESSIONAL PRESCREENING

SimonHouses.com performs screening solely at the time the local service professional applies for membership in the SimonHouses.com network, and therefore a local service professional's information may change or expire over time. Thus, SimonHouses.com cannot and does not warrant or represent that profile and screening information is up to date.  SimonHouses.com is under no obligation to update a local service professional's screening information.  Company recommends that before working with a Professional you verify that information presented in the Professional's profile, including any applicable state-level license, is still accurate, current and/or acceptable to you and research Professional's reputation.

  1. INDEMNIFICATION. YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY SIMONHOUSES.COM, AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, CO-BRANDERS, AND OTHER PARTNERS AND HOLD THEM EACH HARMLESS FROM ANY AND ALL CLAIMS OR DEMANDS, INCLUDING ATTORNEY'S FEES, MADE BY ANY THIRD PARTY DUE TO OR ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF THE SIMONHOUSES.COM SERVICES OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SIMONHOUSES.COM WEB SITE OR YOUR VIOLATION OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, OR ARISING FROM YOUR VIOLATION OF ANY RIGHTS OF A THIRD PARTY.
GENERAL PROVISIONS. You acknowledge and agree that SimonHouses.com is NOT a contractor, is NOT a party to any contract, is NOT providing contractor services to you and is NEITHER guaranteeing the work of any Professional or warranting their work.  SimonHouses.com's sole obligation to you or any third party for any claim arising out of your use of the SimonHouses.com services or the SimonHouses.com website, is that you are free to discontinue your use of the SimonHouses.com services or the SimonHouses.com website at any time. EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY SET FORTH HEREIN, SIMONHOUSES.COM EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND YOU AGREE THAT SIMONHOUSES.COM SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY FOR DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL (INCLUDING LOST PROFIT), EXEMPLARY OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES (EVEN IF SIMONHOUSES.COM HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES) ARISING OUT OF THIS AGREEMENT OR ANY CONSEQUENCES WHICH FLOW FROM IT.