|Name:||Steven L. Smith, Bellingham WA Home Inspector|
|Company:||King of the House Home Inspection, Inc|
|Email:||Contact Steven L. Smith, Bellingham WA Home Inspector (King of the House Home Inspection, Inc)|
|Address:||Bellingham, Ferndale, Lynden, Blaine, Sumas, Nooksack, Lake Whatcom, Lake Samish, Anacortes, Mount Vernon, Whatcom County, Bellingham, WA, 98225|
|Description:||Steven L. Smith: Experienced Bellingham home inspector; WA State Licensed Home Inspector #207; Licensed structural pest inspector; Original Member, two terms, WA State Home Inspector Licensing Board|
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Experience, attention to detail, knowledge and ethics. Those are the attributes people are looking for in a home inspector. Steven L. Smith, of King of the House Inc, meets those requirements. Steve has worked in the fields of inspection, building, remodeling and real estate investment. Steve is Washington state licensed home inspector #207, HUD/FHA registered inspector #D733, and a state licensed structural pest inspector. He is the lead instructor of home inspection at Bellingham Technical College, a state approved college level fundamentals of home inspection training course. In 2008, Steve was appointed by the Governor to serve on the Washington state home inspector licensing board.
Choosing the right home inspector is an important decision. Steven L. Smith is uniquely qualified to help you. Steve performs a complete inspection of the home, adhering to the Washington state standards of practice. Steve has acquired many years of experience in purchasing, renovating, building and repairing residential and investment properties. When buying investment properties, or advising others in that regard, a home inspector must have a critical eye and be able to identify those properties that are suitable investments while eliminating those that are not. Let Steve, a leading home inspector, put his experience and knowledge to work for you!
If you compare our detailed inspection reports to those provided by our competition, we are confident that you will hire King of the House Home Inspection, Inc.
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Steven L. Smith has lived in Whatcom County all of his life and, as a home inspector, he is familiar with the problems and issues that afflict homes in our damp climate. If you hire King of the House to inspect your investment, you will receive the benefit of an honest report based on Steve's professional experience. King of the House provides you with a thorough inspection of the various systems and components that are in-service at the home you are purchasing. And, as always, you will receive a great written report. That is Steve's commitment to you.
Facts about Steven L. Smith:
As a Bellingham home inspector, I do full inspections of homes in Whatcom, Skagit and Island Counties. It is important in our damp environment to hire a home inspector who can legally identify damage from wood destroying organisms including insect pests. Only a home inspector who is also a licensed structural pest inspector may do so. I hold structural pest inspector license #69078. For a number of years, I have taught college level courses on identifying and inspecting for wood destroying organisms.
I am HUD/FHA registered inspector #D733 and I am a member of the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors. I serve as the training coordinator and lead instructor for home inspectors at Bellingham Technical College. If you ask a local home inspector, it is likely that he or she graduated from the training program at BTC. In fact, many inspectors, in both eastern and western Washington, were trained by BTC. Click on the logo below to learn more about the state approved fundamentals of home inspection training course that is offered at Bellingham Technical College.
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Letters to King of the House Home Inspection, Inc
Thank you very much for what we felt was a VERY thorough inspection! That was the most professional report we have ever encountered and can't thank you enough. Your insights and information were invaluable and truly top notch! We are going through the items you listed with the sellers and feel that all the issues you had brought up will be resolved properly. The sellers seem to be really reputable and professional people as well. You have given us the confidence and knowledge we needed to feel good about this home purchase! If you ever need a reference please consider us! Lorraine & Michael Patton, home buyers, Semiahmoo neighborhood, Blaine, WA
We have used many home inspectors since 1968. Without a doubt, Steven Smith, is the most thorough, knowledgeable and experienced of any we have encountered. He took the time to discuss each aspect of the Bellingham home and promptly sent us his extensive report. We highly recommend this company for all of your home inspection needs. Davis and Nona Martin, home buyers, Shoreline, WA
Steven, I do inspections for a living in refineries so when I tell you that I am very impressed with your inspection report, you should know that it means something. Mike, home buyer, Bellingham, WA
Steve, we appreciate the great job you did as a home inspector with our home inspection at Sudden Valley. We were able to rely on your report as a "to do list" as we made improvements to our new home. Clif Brown, home buyer, Sudden Valley, Bellingham, WA
Your home inspection on the Point Roberts home was detailed to the point of being exhaustive. Thank you very much! Your efforts are appreciated as we work to make an informed decision. John, home buyer, Point Roberts, WA
Steve, Thank you so much for your continued support of Kulshan Community Land Trust and our homebuyer education program. Your expertise is an asset and many homebuyers benefit from your generosity. Wood-boring beetles, watch out! Christina Olson, HomeOwnership Coordinator, Kulshan Community Land Trust, Whatcom county and Bellingham, WA
We first found King of the House Online. We appreciated your website and your attitude as a home inspector. Now we have your great inspection report to work from, as we get ready to put our Whatcom County house, in Everson, on the market. We will contact you when we are ready to buy another house. Thanks. Amy, home seller, Everson, WA
Having been taught by "one of the best", Steve, I can hardly miss. My own inspection business is doing well and much of that is directly due to Steve's knowledge of home inspection and his abilities to share that knowledge....both with his students and, most importantly, with his own clients. I cannot give a higher recommendation to anyone, as a home inspector and as a person. Randie Carlie, owner, Simcoe Inspection Services, Goldendale, WA
We love the new house at Glenhaven and really appreciate the quality of your inspection. As a home inspector, you helped us determine what needed to be done so there were no surprises. Mike, home buyer, Sedro Woolley, WA
I have referred Steven Smith to several clients and colleagues over the past years. His inspections are thorough and the written reports are concise and professional. Because of the positive feedback I have received, I highly recommend the services of King of the House, Inc from Bellingham WA. Curt Cummings, State Licensed Appraiser, Camano Island, WA
We purchased a home in Bellingham and you did an inspection for us on the property. My husband and I were very impressed with your professionalism and thoroughness. When I contacted you with questions you explained them to me so I could understand the situation completely. We were so pleased with the job you did. If the opportunity arises we will use your service again as you have given us every reason to trust that you will do a great job. Thank you again! Roberta & Bruce Hoffman, home buyers, Bellingham, WA
Steve, Thank you so much for this exhaustive report. It confirmed some suspicions and pointed out some unknown issues. Are you able to provide us with the names of some qualified contractors? Nick, home seller, Bellingham, WA
I recommend King of the House because I value Mr. Smith's honesty, professionalism and commitment. When necessary, as a home inspector, he goes beyond the call and researches issues that might require further clarification or investigation. His detailed reports and advice enable my clients in Whatcom county and Skagit county to make informed decisions and that reduces the anxiety that goes with purchasing a home. Lynda Spaulding, Realtor, Keller Williams, Bellingham, WA
Your report on the Whatcom county home, in Bellingham Washington, is very detailed and easy to understand. I may call you with some more questions about improvements we can make. You have really gone out of your way to help us. Thank you again for being so detailed, prompt, professional and knowledgeable as a home inspector. K and Laura, home buyers, Bellingham, WA
The thorough home inspection and excellent written report you did for me, when I bought the Skagit county home, was very helpful. I like the house very much and it is conveniently located being near both Mount Vernon and Burlington. Mike C, home buyer, Mount Vernon, Burlington, WA
Thank you for providing such a complete and detailed home inspection report on the investment property we were looking at in Island county, Anacortes. Your comments and recommendations, as a professional home inspector, were valuable to us as we considered the pros and cons of buying this home in Anacortes. Barb and Brad Clure, home buyers, Anacortes, WA
Thank you for the very thorough inspection at Point Roberts in Whatcom county. We appreciate receiving such a complete report. My wife sold real estate for several years and she said this was the BEST home inspection and the best report from a home inspector that she has ever seen. Ron, home buyer, Point Roberts, WA
Boy, what a detailed inspection and inspection report you did on the home I was buying in Skagit county, in Mount Vernon WA. We ended up buying the home but the things you pointed out really helped us in the final negotiations. Thanks again. Robert P, home buyer, Mount Vernon, WA
For more than three years at Seattle Real Estate, I have been referring clients to Steven Smith of King of The House Inc. Steven provides speedy, friendly and professional service. His inspections are detailed and provide my clients with piece of mind that the home they are purchasing is the right fit for them. I highly recommend Steven Smith to anyone who is in need of a home inspector. Eric Badgley, Keller Williams Real Estate, Bellingham Real Estate
Hi Steve. What a great report you did for me at the house in Blaine! This is the most comprehensive report I've ever seen for a home sale - excellent service & I really appreciate the recommendations for repair people. Thanks again. Elizabeth S, home buyer, Blaine, WA
Greetings Steven. Thank you for agreeing to do our home inspection at the home in Anacortes, WA. We were really pleased to have such a qualified home inspector recommended to us by our realtor. We had a lot of apprehension purchasing a home all the way across the country and you made the prospect not so scary. Rae G, home buyer, Anacortes, WA
Brandi and I, the principals at Property Watch in Blaine WA, appreciate your professionalism. That was brought home to us when we worked with another home inspector who was hired by one of Brandi's clients. It was a nightmare! Brandi knew more about the inspection process, and what to look for at the house, than the "inspector" did! Thanks again Steve. We will keep sending you the referrals. Rose Abbaspour, CFO, Property Watch, Inc., Real Estate Management Solutions, Blaine, WA
Steve, I was sooooo impressed with your report. You did a great job. I also sent my realtor friend, at Century 21 Bay Properties, a copy of your report. I was praising you as the best home inspector in the business. So, my friend, thank you once again for the excellent inspection report. I will sing your praises for the rest of my life and I hope I will have a long ways to go. Peter, owner of multiple condos, Lynden, WA
Steve, What a fabulously written, easy to comprehend report. Not only do I feel as though I'm purchasing this Sudden Valley house with knowledge but I also am thrilled to have a to do list mapped out. There were also some maintenance issues I had neglected on my old house that I didn't even know I was supposed to do. The house tips you passed along will be very helpful. Nicol, home buyer, Sudden Valley, WA
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Steven L. Smith
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