only report "conditions", we don't create "problems".
Professionalism, from Start to Finish
You are a professional in your
business, we are a professional in ours. You can count on us to uphold
your image. We understand the sensitive nature of real estate
transactions, and you can trust your clients with us. We only report the
conditions, we don't create "problems". We don't provide opinions as to
the desirability or value of the property, instead focusing on the condition
that the property is in. We understand that what may be a nightmare to one
buyer is another's "Golden Opportunity". Read a few testimonials
from satisfied customers on our Client
We have years of customer service
and sales management experience, and will use these skills with our mutual
clients. We want your process to be as smooth as possible, while providing
the client with the information they need to make an informed purchasing
decision. Our role in the real estate transaction is to provide facts to
our client, thus validating their purchasing decision. Our inspection and
discussions are thorough, factual, and professional. You have a lot
of details to handle during a real estate transaction ... trust us to handle the
Team with us to get the job done right. Schedule
us and forget it - We'll take care of the rest.
Education AND experience that sets us apart, with degrees in Engineering and Business Marketing,
and a licensed contractor.
Full-time home inspector since 2001, completing thousands of
The Siding/Exterior Specialists. Over 25-Years
exterior inspection experience, including siding materials and their
installation. The recognized expert when it comes to siding.
Flexibility for your critical time frames - we will work
Always available to answer any home inspection or
construction related questions.
You can be confident in your referral choice with
us. As a referring Real Estate Agent, Broker, or other professional
involved in the real estate transaction, our Errors and Omissions insurer
extends indemnity insurance to the referring party for wrongful referral
We stay current on the industry, regularly attending continuing
education classes and training. We are a Master-Certified Member of the American Institute of
Inspectors (AII), a member and elected officer of Northwest Oregon
Certified Home Inspectors (NWOCHI), and a member of Southwest Washington
Association of Home Inspectors (SWWAHI).
A Few Agent Comments
About Our Services
"Doug - Thank you for a job well-done! David & Diane
were extremely pleased with your thoroughness and professionalism. David
commented over and over how impressed he was with your report. Thanks
again! I look forward to our next inspection together."
Scott E., Salmon Creek
"You always do a great job!" The client is
successful real estate agent and selected Barkee Inspection Services to inspect
her personal home that she was purchasing.
Shea S., N. Portland
"Thank you for coming out so quickly. Your services were
greatly appreciated. I will recommend you to future clients.
Lisa C., W. Vancouver
"I love the sellers prep. sheet. VERY GOOD!!"
Referring to the informational flyer that we send out before the
inspection to help the sellers prepare the home for our evaluation.
Rochelle G., Vancouver
"Thank you for your flexibility on the re-inspection timing.
We appreciate it!"
Mary E., NE Vancouver
"Very thorough and complete inspection. My client
was very pleased."
Brad R., Vancouver
"You did a very thorough job. You were on time which I
greatly appreciated, and took the time to answer the clients questions."
Cindy L., Battle Ground
"Doug, Great job! It was nice to meet you. I
look forward to working with you again!"
Susan E., Gresham
"You are doing a great job! Thank you."
Mary E., Salmon Creek
"Would use again!"
Nycole P., Camas
"Doug, you produce a very professional report ..."
Lee G., Vancouver
"Thank You. Great Job."
Debbie H., La Center
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with a Home Inspector you Trust
We treat each inspection
as a relationship, not just another house number.
Effective 7/1/09 Washington State
Home Inspectors. We are fully
Licensed and Certified by the States of Washington and Oregon and complete
semi-annual Continuing Education Classes as required (usually monthly).
Fully Insured for your protection,
including Errors and Omissions (E&O).
Professional, from top to bottom - We look
good, so you look good.
Prompt, reliable service - One of the
Friendly Faces in the real estate industry.