"I am honored to have earned your trust--I will always be in your debt." -Ed
"Impressed! My husband and I needed a home inspection completed within a short time frame. Having had a bad inspection in the past I was leery about finding a thorough inspector. I feel I hit the jackpot when I contacted Ed. He was so professional, caring, worked within our time constraints/preferences, was punctual, thorough and well equipped. I was impressed by his attention to detail as well as his knowledge and logic. His rates were extremely reasonable, especially in light of how thorough he was. I would recommend hiring Ed for your next inspection. Should we have another inspection need in the future he will have a repeat customer here."
-Samantha Sun, Home Purchaser, Seattle
"We received a random inspection notice from City of Seattle's RRIO program. Never having received one before, we called Ed Zumwalt who had been recommended by a friend. What a FIND! He walked us through the entire process, was punctual for the inspection, processed all the needed paperwork with the city and sent us the city's certificate of compliance. We didn't need to do anything. He was complete, easy to work with and less expensive than the city inspectors. Will use him again!"
-Neil and Jeannie Robblee, Rental Owners, Seattle
"I have now used Ed for (2) home inspections and he is absolutely great to work with! His experience and level of knowledge is impressive and he also pays extra attention to every detail. Completely satisfied and highly recommend!"
-Nathan Liston, Home Purchaser, Lynnwood
"Ed worked on a home for me in Kent. He has a quick response time and is very accommodating when it comes to scheduling. He shows up early to get started on the exteriors providing extra time for his clients. He is detailed, professional, crazy knowledgeable and honest. Ed will allow you to follow him on an inspection pointing things out that you need to be aware of. I learned a lot from Ed!
He answered all of my questions and was patient and friendly in explaining things. I feel totally confident in his inspection.
Go with Seattle Home Inspector!"
-Curtis Aranda, Broker--John L. Scott Real Estate, Renton
"Ed is very knowledgeable and great at what he does, I would recommend him every time when it comes to any sort of residential inspections."
-Giorgio Bowers, Building Supervisor--Real Property Associates
"Very Helpul!. He knows what he is doing. I would have him do my inspections again. Wishing him the best."
-Mr. Joseph Hoang, Owner--Harvard Avenue Apartments, Seattle
"I want to say thank you Ed for your thoroughness and attention to detail when inspecting my first home. You gave me piece of mind that my new home would be free of worries. I highly recommend Ed for all your home inspection needs. You will be in safe hands. Ed is a great guy and a pleasure to work with. He even gave me a discount because the place was in such good condition!"
-Trung Huynh, 1st Time Home Buyer!
"What can I say, Ed is wonderful! I am a real estate broker and I have used many home inspectors. He's by far the best in his field. He's on time, thorough, and very easy to work with. My clients all love him! I highly recommend him to anyone that needs a home inspection!"
-Linda Nguyen Thepmany, Broker, John L. Scott, Renton
"Ed did a great job. He was able to immediately inspect our house the morning we contact him. He was already heading to our area for another inspection and gave us a discount because he saved on travel costs. Ed was thorough, personable and professional. He sent a detailed digital report within 24 hours that included pictures and all of the notes necessary. Thank You!"
-Patrick Ngyen, Home Buyer, Bremerton
"Ed – Thank you so much for all your insight and suggestions. It was a true pleasure to work with you. I very much appreciate you taking the time to highlight items that while not a violation of the RRIO code, are things that I should pay attention to and might need maintenance/attention in the future. I came straight home and sent my tenant and husband the short list of housekeeping items that you mentioned. I feel that you added value to a process that otherwise could have been routine with little value added. Thank you!! All the best," -Leslie Richardson, Landlord, Seattle
"You are in good hands with Ed Zumwalt. He is a responsible and intelligent home inspector and his professionalism shines during his inspections. You will enjoy your experience and your report!"
-Steve & Trevor, Instructors--SGA Inspection Training, Olympia
"Ed is terrific! Very quick to respond, great with communications, and extremely easy to work with. We have used his services for many of the properties we manage and we are always impressed."
-Patty Morrison, Property Manager--3 Keys Property Management
"I used Ed for my RRIO inspections and he's been great! Very communicative and friendly."
-Moira Dumas, Property Manager--Real Property Associates
"Ed was comfortable to talk to and work with. He was helpful in alerting me to items that had the potential to become problems. I would call him again."
-Ken Droker, Owner/Manager--Multi-Family Buildings, Seattle
"Ed, I want you to know how much I appreciate your work. I find you professional, responsible, always on time, and I am happy with your service. Your reports are detailed and thorough, which is what I like, and you extend every possible help and courtesy to my clients. I appreciate your help, your good work, and I look forward to continue using you as my inspector."
-Kamal Mahmoud, Broker--Skyline Properties, Inc.
"My husband and I found a house and needed a home inspection done quickly, Ed was able to schedule us for the next day and was very flexible with our needs. He was prompt and took time to make sure everything was checked over and went over any questions we had. We will definitely use him again for our next house inspection!"
-Sarah Liston, Home Purchaser, Lynnwood
"Ed is an excellent home inspector, very conscientious with a great depth of knowledge. I had a great time working with him."
-Steven Abbott, Homeowner, Olympia
"I am new to commercial property management and really needed a patient, knowledgeable building inspector to explain things in layman's terms. Ed was referred to me by a property manager at a local firm. You can't get any better than Ed with Seattle Home Inspector LLC. He shows up early, and will explain things thoroughly. He worked great with my tenants and his expertise came surprisingly affordable! Ed is thorough and precise in his assessments and always quick to respond to inquiries. Ed came out to my strip mall building and did a cursory inspection that was very detailed and affordable. What I like most of all is his attention to detail and answers your emails promptly. None of that sitting and waiting to see if and when he will get back to you. I will use Ed again and recommend him highly."
-James Melvin, Owner--Retail Strip Mall, Seattle
"I am a realtor that works in the Greater Seattle, and I am so grateful I’ve met Ed at an open house. Ed is the very definition of "low stress" and his inspections are, indeed, "thorough and complete". He is Professional, courteous, knowledgeable, attention to detail, are all things that come to mind when I think of his company. His many years of experience in appraisals, commercial, and residential have proved very useful to my clients and I. He is the most knowledgeable inspector I have ever worked with AND the most easy going. He is always there when my clients and I needed him. Ed always arrives on time, and most of the time a little bit earlier than the appointment, which shows me that he cared about my business and my clients. He puts my clients at ease even if the house has a number of issues that are not really "Issues." He's great about pointing out things that should be done if it were his house but at the same time reassuring the buyer that the house isn't going to fall down or burn down anytime soon. I am highly impressed with the level of service and expertise by Ed. He provides very detailed reports with very clear explanations and pictures showing any issues on the inspection report. I am highly confident in his results and HIGHLY recommend him to all my friends, family, and other realtors! GO CHECK HIM OUT!"
-Alicia Saetern, Broker, John L. Scott, Renton