The Inspector

The Ohio Home Inspections Company is NOT a Franchise or multi-inspector firm. So you won’t have to worry about the possibility of the new guy showing up to perform your home inspection. I inspect them all.

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My name is Kevin M. Leonard, I am the owner/operator of The Ohio Home Inspections Company. I am a full time professional inspector skilled, trained and 100% committed to the business of providing objective, comprehensive property inspections followed up with a concise, easy to read and understandable report. I do not spray pesticides. I am not a contractor who has a “day job” who performs home inspections on the side for a few extra bucks, nor do I perform repairs on properties that I have inspected as this would create a conflict of interest & is not permitted per the code of ethics of any Nationally recognized Home Inspection Association. This is very important when choosing an Inspector.

 

  • I have Over 30 years combined experience in the Home Inspection, building sciences, and remodeling industries.
  • I have served in a court of law as an Expert Witness.
  • I have passed the NHIE (National Home Inspector Examination), and have met the rigorous requirements and carry the title of  “ASHI Certified Inspector“.
  • I have Passed the Inspector Examination administered by The National Association of Certified Home Inspectors and am a  InterNACHI Certified & a Certified Master Inspector®.
  • I am a graduate of Thomson University, a Nationally accredited college, Home Inspection Program.
  • I meet or exceed the Home Inspection “ Standards of Practice” set forth by The American Society of Home Inspectors & The National Association of Certified Home Inspectors. ASHI SOP   InterNACHI SOP
  • I strictly Comply with the “ Code of Ethics” set forth by The American Society of Home Inspectors & The National Association of Certified Home Inspectors. ASHI COE  InterNACHI COE
  • I perform residential home inspections as well as Commercial Real Estate property inspections in Cincinnati Ohio, Dayton OH, Mason OH, Centerville Ohio, Springboro OH, Miamisburg OH, Hamilton OH, Fairfield Ohio, Loveland Ohio, Milford & all of SW. Ohio.
  • I am the Former Vice President (2004-2006) of The Ohio State Chapter of The National Association of Certified Home Inspectors.
  • I am a member in good standing with the “Better Business Bureau” in Cincinnati Ohio.
  • I am Licensed by the Ohio Department of Agriculture to perform Wood Destroying Insect / Termite inspections.
    NOTE: Termite Inspections are included at no extra cost with every home inspection.
  • I Firmly believe in, and practice, continuing education. A requirement for all Certified Home Inspectors.
  • I Use the best tools and latest technology to perform all home inspections.
  • I Use the industries leading software to produce a completely comprehensive, understandable, and the most detailed report available in the home inspection industry, complete with digital pictures.
  • Home Inspection Reports are  emailed to you and your realtor the same day as the inspection.
  • I carry a “Supra” electronic key pad for access.
  • “The Ohio Home Inspections Company” is a registered trade name and is incorporated in the State of Ohio.

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What my clients are saying...

Hear it straight from my clients, my inspections are among the best around.
  • Hi Kevin, Thanks for the awesome home inspection.

    Sheri – Fairfield, OH
  • Kevin, Thanks for such a detailed report. Your Inspection service is truly impressive.

    Tammy – Springboro, Ohio
  • Mr. Leonard, As you now know I own a investment company in Chicago, We have had dealings with many inspectors through-out the mid-west. The inspection you performed and the report you delivered was hands down the best I had ever had. Our current plan calls to purchase up to 10 more properties in the Oxford area this year. I now have 100% confidence in your abilities to perform every inspection for us.Thank you for your professionalism and your incredible service. I will be calling you again soon.

    John – Chicago, Illinois
  • Kevin, We greatly appreciate your expertise and take comfort in once again having you inspect our future home. Thanks & I will be referring you to  family & friends that are in the market.

    Kevin & Kathy – Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Kevin, THANK YOU. Please don’t change your business ethics. You are indeed a rare find when it comes to a home inspector.

    Abby – Centerville, Ohio
  • Dear Mr. Leonard, Buying and selling a home is a big step for us and having you inspect our potential home has been of great comfort to Tony and myself. We’d like to take this opportunity to thank you. The report you wrote for us was extremely thorough and informative. You took the time to explain what you were doing in a professional and calm manner, and you were articulate and very knowledgeable. You were highly recommended from friends of ours, and we will highly recommend you to other people we know.

    Sue & Tony – Hamilton, Ohio
  • Kevin, As a first time home buyer I was very nervous about this whole process. You were very thorough. Thanks for making me feel so comfortable to ask so many questions. I really appreciate the way you explained things in such a clear and understanding way. It was a true pleasure doing business you. I will refer you to everyone I know buying a house.

    Mary – Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Hi Kevin, Thanks for the great job. The report is so easy to understand. Also thanks for all the tips and advice you gave me during the inspection. You taught me many things I would have never even considered.

    Carol – Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Mr. Leonard, I wanted to drop a line to thank you for your unbeatable inspection services. You will be referred to everyone I know in the market for a new home.

    Tim – Springboro, OH
  • Hi Kevin, Just a line to let you know I was very impressed with the inspection and your professionalism. Thank you.

    Andy – Mason, Ohio
  • Kevin, THANK YOU…You saved me from buying a money pit. I will be back in touch soon.

    Cindy – Fairfield, Ohio
  • Mr. Leonard, I was very pleased with the inspection you did. I will recommend you to anyone I know buying a new home. Thanks.

    Marcia – Fairfield, Ohio