These three love home inspection and love this region. Their passion is to help home buyers and sellers have all the information they need for a fair and beneficial exchange. They also aim to make the real estate agent's experience a smooth one. Service, safety and scrutiny are their top priorities.
BUTCH VALKO turned his decades of experience in real estate, construction and restoration into a career as one of the most respected home inspectors on the central coast. He’s an active member of CREIA, the prestigious home inspection association, Indoor Air Quality Association and the American Council for Accredited Certification(ACAC) which counsel-certiﬁes him to test for mold. He has served as President of the California Residential Inspection Association, Central Coast Chapter. To contact Butch: 805-619-5092
GUS VASQUEZ is a certiﬁed home inspector through CREIA (California Real Estate Inspection Association), the foremost inspection and training association. He has personally refurbished homes throughout Southern California and the Central Coast of California. He attended the prestigious Casey and O’Malley inspection school before undergoing a hands-on training with Butch Valko, established home inspector since 2002. Gus served as the 2015-16 president of the California Real Estate Inspection Association for the San Luis Obispo chapter. To contact Gus: 805-290-6303
GREG HINES When not playing sports and surfing in high school and college, Greg took shifts with stepfather Butch Valko’s water/fire restoration company. After graduating from Sonoma State University, he opted to climb the ladder in the restaurant business, earning the position of General Manager in a busy SLO steakhouse. This pushed him to pursue a detail-oriented profession and to embrace the entrepreneurial spirit modeled by his parents. After one-on-one mentoring with Butch (a Home Inspector since 2002) and graduating from the Michael Casey & Associates program, Greg became certified with CRIEA to inspect homes. To contact Greg call: 805-748-7813
HOME INSPECTION FOR CALIFORNIA'S CENTRAL COAST SINCE 2002