First Choice Property Evaluations Inc
First Choice Property Evaluations Inc. is a locally owned and operated home inspection company based serving all of the Kansas City Metro and surrounding areas. We provide quality property inspections for pre-owned, new construction, and older homes. Our full-time inspectors are Kansas Licensed inspectors and certified members of the American Society of Home Inspectors with 30+ years of experience. ASHI certification requires that each of our inspectors has passed a series of written examinations, participates in continuing education, and adheres to strict industry standards.
Bill Fate – Owner/Inspector
Bill is the President of First Choice Property Evaluations, Inc. and an ASHI-certified inspector with 20+ years as a home inspector. As a second-generation home inspector, Bill has performed home inspections full-time since 1998. His experience has provided him with a broad technical knowledge of inspection, structure, and the mechanical trades. Throughout his career, Bill has received numerous professional certifications including:
- Certified Member of American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI)
- Kansas Certified Radon Measurement Technicians
- Certified Level 1 Infrared Thermographer – Infrared Training Center (ITC) (expired)
- Certified Stucco/Exterior Insulation & Finish System (EIFS) Inspector (Expired)
Bill also has several years of experience in residential construction that has provided him with beneficial hands-on experience with numerous property components including roofing, foundation repair, framing, and plumbing. Bill is also a licensed commercial/instrument aircraft pilot known for his attention to detail.
In addition to his extensive technical skills, Bill places a heavy emphasis on strong communication.
ASHI Certified Inspector
CRMI Certified Mold Inspector
Brandon joined First Choice in early 2020. His experience in construction and remodeling began with industrial arts in high school. He has remodeled numerous houses in Kansas City and taken on numerous remodeling projects for family and friends. This lifelong passion for construction and remodeling led to his home inspection career and ASHI Certification. Brandon has completed a year’s worth of training with Bill Fate and Doug Hord, both veterans in the home inspection industry. Brandon is a certified mold inspector with the Mold Inspection Institute.