Providing Thorough Home Inspections in Kingsport, Johnson City, and Greeneville, TN​

With 27+ years of experience, I meticulously perform home inspections to ensure the structure is safe enough for my family.  My detailed home inspection report will allow you to make an educated decision for one of life’s largest investments.

KC Bartley, home inspector in kingsport, greeneville, johnson city tn

Residential Home Inspections • Commercial Property Inspections • EIFS/ASV/Stucco Inspections • Pre-Drywall Inspections • Expert Witness Testimony • Visual Mold Assessments and Related Testing • Radon Testing • NADRA Deck Inspections • FHA Permanent Foundation Certifications

With 27+ years of experience, I inspect your potential NE TN home thoroughly to ensure it is safe enough for my family.  My detailed home inspection report will allow you to make an educated decision for one of the biggest financial purchases of your life.

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As the Area's Highest Rated Home Inspector and only Code Certified Master Inspector® - Utilize my experience and knowledge to assist you in making an informed decision about one of life's largest investments

Code Certified Master Inspector® and owner of Professional Home Inspections LLC, KC Bartley, provides THOROUGH Home Inspections, Commercial Inspections, Pre-Drywall Inspections, Radon Testing, Visual Mold Assessments and Mold Testing, Expert Witness Testimony, Permanent Foundation Certifications, NADRA Deck Inspections, and EIFS/ASV/Stucco Inspections in Kingsport, Johnson City, Greeneville, Bristol TN, and surrounding areas.

Call (423) 306-0508 with any questions, or schedule your Home Inspection online.

I can't say enough good about the services we received. Professional, thorough, reports that were easy to understand with clear recommendations on what needed to be addressed. It's so rare to find someone with this much integrity and compassion. He is clearly passionate about what he does and the home owners that hire him. Being new to the area we were so grateful to find KC. We really appreciate how patient he was and how he explained everything he did throughout the full inspection. Thank you. 5 stars+
Gary Griswold

Why Choose Professional Home Inspections LLC

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Thorough Home Inspections - Detailed Report

As a Code Certified Master Inspector®, I am dedicated to delivering the most comprehensive and meticulous home inspections available in the Kingsport, Johnson City, and Greeneville, TN areas. Each day, my goal is to surpass expectations and provide an unmatched level of service.

When it comes to evaluating the thoroughness of a home inspector, there is no better yardstick than the quality of their home inspection report. In this regard, I consider myself fortunate to have developed a highly acclaimed Home Inspection Report Template. The KC Bartley Inspection Template is a highly trusted and widely adopted tool, utilized by over 550 home inspection companies across 48 states. This remarkable template plays a crucial role in approximately 120,000 real estate transactions each year. To delve deeper into its features and benefits, visit

I strongly encourage you to conduct research and examine the reports of other home inspectors for comparison purposes. By doing so, you can gauge the level of thoroughness each inspector offers. I encourage you to hire the most thorough and knowledgeable home inspector you can find – even if that’s not me. 

View my inspection reports here: Sample Report

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Nothing makes me feel better than to know that a client was happy with the report I produced for them.

Why Choose Professional Home Inspections LLC

I'm YOUR Home Inspector, NOT your realtor's

Professional Home Inspections LLC offers an in-depth and thorough inspection service that provides more information than ever before. Despite the opposition from real estate agents in Northeast Tennessee, who are resistant to change, I’m determined to provide the best service to my clients.

With the help of informed and technologically inclined home buyers, the home inspection industry is evolving to provide more comprehensive and detailed inspections. At Professional Home Inspections LLC, I’m proud to be at the forefront of this shift, offering the most advanced tools, techniques, and technology to provide my clients with the information they need to make informed decisions.

Despite the resistance I have faced from industry peers, I continue to strive towards excellence and adapt to the latest assets available in the business. I take the criticism as fuel to do even more and to provide even better service to my clients.

I believe that offering more is the way to go, and I stand by my commitment to providing in-depth, thorough inspections that exceeds my clients’ expectations. At Professional Home Inspections, I do what is in the best interests of my clients, one inspection at a time.

I report on MORE and have the experience, knowledge, toolset, and tech to do so, striving to adapt the newest assets as they become available in the business.

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KC is very knowledgeable of all the pertinent codes. His report was easy to read with examples and pictures of code explanations. The report summary is an easy way to see quickly and to what level any findings were. This man is a valuable resource who is highly recommended.
Scott Chestnut

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5-Star Rated Home Inspector

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I'm Proud to be one of the Highest Rated Home Inspection Companies in the State of Tennessee (based on Google and Facebook reviews). Read what others have said about my services here: Google Reviews

Home Inspection Cost: Excellent Value for Your Money

My fees for Home Inspections are based on the value that I provide. While my fees are competitive, I'm one of the higher priced Home Inspection Companies in the area and believe my Inspection Report and Online Reviews speak as to why. Not everyone needs or even wants the detailed and comprehensive style of Home Inspection that I provide, and for those who are searching for the cheapest price, I will not be your company.

Ethics, Integrity, & Morals - Unbiased

Most likely you found this website from a Google Search or a friend or family member's recommendation, as the majority of Realtor's do not refer my company to their clients, as they feel I produce too long of a home inspection report and provide too much information. I exceed the minimum reporting requirements mandated by the State of TN whenever and wherever possible to give you as much information about the home that I can.

 Technology Improves Home Inspections

I utilize the newest and best technology and tools to provide YOU with as much information as possible about your potential new home. Such as an Infrared camera, Laser Level, Crawl space rover (for hard to access areas), Aerial drone (for steep roofs that can't be walked), moisture meters, circuit analyzers, combustion gas meters, CO sensors, clamp meters, 360 cameras, etc.

Have Questions? Reach out to me anytime!

Always Striving to Serve You Better

A note from KC Bartley, Your Kingsport and Johnson City Home Inspector and Owner of Professional Home Inspections LLC

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A note from KC Bartley, Your Kingsport and Johnson City Home Inspector and Owner of Professional Home Inspections LLC

A Home Inspection is the most important and crucial step during a Real Estate transaction, as the Home Inspection Report will give you the tools to understand the condition of the home and its items and components. This information will allow you to make an educated decision and give you the ability to renegotiate for repairs of items or on price. 

I’m a Tennessee State Licensed Home Inspector and have earned the Code Certified Master Inspector® designation from InterNACHI, I am EDI Level 1 & 2 Certified, as well as being certified by the Home Inspectors of Tennessee Association as a Master Inspector. With over 27 years of experience in the Home Inspection and residential construction industries, I have the knowledge to provide you with a wealth of information relating to the home. Even with my experience, I’m constantly studying any building and construction-related content I can get my hands on, and traveling to learn from the leading building professionals in the country. Being a Home Inspector isn’t just a job to me. It’s who I am. But that’s not saying enough…Home Inspections are my PASSION! As my wife could attest, I literally live and breathe the Home Inspection industry. 

I perform Home Inspections as if I’m going to move my daughters and wife into that home the next day. I report on ANY visible safety issues, installation deficiencies, areas of moisture intrusion, and/or any other piece of information that may assist you in making an educated decision. MY REPORTS ARE COMPLETELY UNBIASED. I HAVE NO AFFILIATION WITH ANY OTHER PARTIES TO YOUR TRANSACTION. MY ONLY OBLIGATION IS TO HELP YOU UNDERSTAND THE CONDITION OF THE HOME. Colossians 3:23

I encourage you to review my sample home inspection reports. There is no better indicator of a Home Inspector’s thoroughness than the produced Home Inspection Report.

Also, feel free to read reviews that have been left about my services found on Google, Facebook, and this website. Research other Home Inspectors in the area, and make the decision you feel is best for you.

Feel free to contact me if I can help you in any way. Lastly, thank you for considering my company and me for your Home Inspection. If you choose me, I assure you, you’ll get my very best.


KC Bartley, CCMI®

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KC has done two inspections for me and the peace of mind I have knowing how thorough of a job he does is PRICELESS. I will never use anyone else. KC is experienced, knowledgeable, and honest. I could never say enough wonderful things about him!
Kendra Montgomery

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KC always does a great job. This is the 2nd time we had him inspect a house for us. Both time we were extremely satisfied with his work. He is extremely professional, efficient and thorough. You pay a little more for him but it is worth every cent you pay. We will hire him for any house we plan on buying now or in the future. Be for warned that many realtors do not want KC to do their inspections as really gives the potential buyer a lot to consider. He is the man... Don't waste your time and/or money on any other Home Inspector.
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