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With Journey Home Inspection Services, you can rest easy knowing that you've chosen the right home inspector. We work exclusively for you, to serve your best interests and to provide you with the information you need. We hold ourselves to a high standard of ethics and professionalism to provide you with a comprehensive, unbiased report on the condition of your home.

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James VanDerLinde from Journey Home Inspection Services

James VanDerLinde

Owner & Professional Home Inspector
TN LIC# 2530
KY LIC# 284704

James VanDerLinde is the owner of Journey Home Inspection Services and a professional home inspector. Before starting Journey, James was an Infantryman, paratrooper, and non- Commissioned officer in the United States Army. After 12 years of dedicated service, he retired in 2020.

He attributes his attention to detail, integrity, and work ethic to his time served in the military which allowed him to grow his small home inspection company into a multi-inspector firm in just 6 short months. Outside of Entrepreneurship, James is a father, APSU student, and avid outdoorsman.

When asked why he chose home inspecting his response was simple. “Meeting new people, a good conversation, and construction are things I really enjoy, and in this field I get all three every day!” His mission is to lead a company that is designed and committed to making the journey of life more enjoyable for everyone it reaches.

Tashina Richardson from Journey Home Inspection Services

Tashina Richardson

Co-Owner / Administrator

Tashina is the co-owner of Journey Home Inspection Services and serves as the Administrative Manager. She ensures that the Journey machine runs as efficiently and effectively as possible every single day! Even before joining the team, she had experience as an entrepreneur, owning and operating a highly successful bakery in Ohio. Later, she would discover her passion for finances and work in accounting, ultimately leading her back to business ownership where she could let that passion and skillset flourish here at Journey!

She believes that her previous experiences and positions, combined with her upbringing, molded her into the highly successful management professional and entrepreneur she is today. She played an integral part in Journey's rapid success, which has become a multi-inspector firm in just a few short months. In her free time, she loves to read books, travel, garden, and watch romance or mystery movies.

When asked what her favorite part is about running a home inspection company, she said: “I really like the administrative side of it all. I love making the process of buying a home so much easier for our clients. I love helping people — that's what makes me truly happy. And now I get to do that all the time!” She is committed to helping Journey Home Inspection Services fulfill its mission to make people's lives better and leading a company with integrity, purpose, and devotion to serving the Kingdom of God.

Philip Martinez from Journey Home Inspection Services

Philip Martinez

Professional Home Inspector
TN LIC# 2737
KY LIC# 288462

Philip Martinez is an AHIT certified, professional home inspector. Originally from California, Philip moved to Tennessee seven years ago to pursue his career in renovating homes. With his background in custom residential electrical, he brought an unbeatable level of detail and craftsmanship to every home he renovated. That same quality and excellence is in every home that Philip inspects.

Outside of owning his own pressure washing business he loves the outdoors and is the middle child of eleven siblings! Growing up in a large family pushed him to be out of his comfort zone a lot, so Philip is a very easy and outgoing person, and makes friends with everyone.

When asked why he chose home inspecting, he said “My career has been in the construction field my whole life, and making people's dreams a reality has been the best part. So making sure that homeowners are buying the home of their dreams and not their worst nightmare is something I love the most.”

James Vollmer from Journey Home Inspection Services

James Vollmer

Professional Home Inspector
TN LIC# 2840
KY LIC# 291296

James Vollmer is an AHIT certified professional home inspector with a unique journey that has shaped his career. Originally from the state of Illinois, James's early life was marked by a profound commitment to service. Following high school, he made a pivotal decision to join the United States Army as an Infantryman and Paratrooper, where he honed his discipline, attention to detail, and dedication to excellence. His time in the military instilled in him a deep sense of responsibility and a desire to make a positive impact on the lives of others.

After completing his service in the Army, James found a new calling in the world of fitness and well- being. He pursued his passion by becoming a certified personal trainer, helping individuals achieve their health and fitness goals. This experience further enriched his skill set, emphasizing the importance of precision, client-centric communication, and a keen eye for detail.

Today, James Vollmer brings his diverse background and skill set to the field of home inspection. With a strong commitment to ensuring the safety and satisfaction of homeowners, he offers professional expertise and a service-oriented approach, born from his time in the military and his dedication to promoting well-being. James is not just an inspector; he is a reliable guide for those embarking on the journey of homeownership, ensuring that every step is taken with confidence and informed decision- making.

Will Boswell from Journey Home Inspection Services

William Boswell

Professional Home Inspector
TN LIC# 2896

William Boswell is an AHIT Certified home inspector. As a newcomer to the home inspection industry, William brings a fresh perspective and a passion for helping others. Originally from Illinois, William is a husband and father of 3 beautiful daughters and has been a Clarksville resident and local business owner and US Army Vet serving this country for over a decade. With a background as a local gun and gear store owner, William is driven by a desire to look out for the best interests of his clients and ensure they feel confident in their investment decisions.

When asked why he chose home inspecting his response was simple. “My business is centered around customer relations and community. It always bugged me seeing my customers get burned on a purchase. I try my best to do right by my customers and use my knowledge to guide them into making smart decisions that fit their needs. I now get to do this on a much larger scale with home inspection and I am very excited for it.”

His mission is simple: to put forth the utmost effort in every inspection, going the extra mile for each client. He treats every individual with the care and respect of a trusted friend, prioritizing their needs and concerns above all else.

Kenneth Myer from Journey Home Inspection Services

Kenneth Myers

Professional Home Inspector
TN LIC# 2946

Kenneth Myers, an AHIT certified home inspector and licensed Realtor, brings a remarkable blend of expertise and dedication to his work. With over a decade serving as an Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) technician in the military, Kenneth honed his skills in risk assessment and meticulous attention to detail. His military service equipped him with invaluable experience in identifying and neutralizing various types of explosive hazards, often in high-pressure and challenging environments.

Transitioning to civilian life, Kenneth sought a career where he could continue making a tangible diLerence in people's lives. Partnering with his wife in the real estate industry provided the flexibility needed for their family of four children. However, it was his natural progression into home inspection that truly resonated with his passion for ensuring safety and quality in residential properties.

Kenneth's journey from defusing explosives to inspecting homes is a testament to his unwavering dedication and professionalism. His keen eye for detail, coupled with his deep understanding of the intricacies of residential properties, ensures that every inspection he conducts meets the highest standards of safety and quality. Whether it's identifying potential hazards, evaluating structural integrity, or assessing environmental factors, Kenneth brings the same level of precision and commitment that defined his military service.

Through his commitment to excellence, Kenneth continues to protect and serve his community, one inspection at a time. His transition from defusing danger to ensuring safety in homes underscores his unwavering dedication to making a positive impact in the lives of others.

Standards and Qualifications

We've been trained by some of the best inspectors in the country, and carry the AHIT certification. AHIT is the largest home inspection training institute in North America, and is approved by ASHI, NACHI, and other professional organizations. We're ready to put that experience and knowledge to work for you.

We are a member of the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI), and adhere to their Standards of Practice and strict Code of Ethics.

Our Service to You

We will conduct a thorough visual inspection of the property to give you a clear picture of exactly what it is you're buying. With that information at your fingertips, you'll be able to make an informed decision and avoid any nasty surprises in the future.

Below you'll find a general outline of what our home inspections include. For more detailed information, visit our services page.

What Is Included in a Home Inspection

View detailed information on the different types of inspections we offer, and what each one covers.


Very detailed, great communication, polite and friendly. Inspection report application was really good.
Nina K. M.
Review rating: 5 out of 5.
James and Tashina are hands down the best ever! From the moment you call in to schedule an inspection all the way to the close of transaction and beyond. They have a concierge service that will schedule things such as hvac and termite. During the home inspection, James makes sure he leaves nothing untouched and explains everything in a way the average person can understand. They will even come back and make sure everything is done correctly before closing! You won't be disappointed!
Trisha L.
Review rating: 5 out of 5.
Best Home Inspection Company in Clarksville. James was very thorough and talked me threw each issue the minute he found it. Definitely will use him for my houses in the future. 10/10 would recommend!!!
Review rating: 5 out of 5.
James did a great job was on time and gave us a very detailed report. Great service highly recommend him.
Review rating: 5 out of 5.
This gentleman that came to inspect our new home, is top notch! He made sure to go above and beyond for us while we we lived out of state, and did not miss a thing! He truly does his job and does it well, and does it in the best interest of the buyer. Highly recommend!
Karen G.
Review rating: 5 out of 5.
Very friendly and knowledgeable staff, especially enjoyed working with Phillip he's a nice guy with a great personality, incredibly helpful and very patient ( we had to go over the inspection by phone and I have really sketchy cell service so it took about a half dozen calls to finish up). I definitely recommend going through Journey home inspection they'll do a thorough job and it won't cost a fortune.
Peggy N.
Review rating: 5 out of 5.
I strongly endorse Journey Home inspections for their exceptional services. They promptly scheduled my clients and provided a speedy report that was very comprehensive. The report was also easy to comprehend. James directly communicated with my clients and carefully explained and reviewed all the aspects of the home inspection. I look forward to doing further business with them.
Kenneth W.
Review rating: 5 out of 5.
James was incredibly thorough. I'm going to be a first time home owner, and he talked me through every step of the process. He also took the time to write a very detailed report and call me to talk through each section of it. I will continue to recommend his services to any friends moving to the area!
Emily R.
Review rating: 5 out of 5.
James is the best! I was extremely impressed with his attention to detail and the scope of his inspection! He also incorporates drone footage and videos which really make it worth every penny! I would 110% recommend his service to everyone!
Jamie W.
Review rating: 5 out of 5.
Philip did such a thorough job inspecting the home and explaining even the small issues he found. Thank you very much for taking the time to do the job right in a courteous, patient, and professional manner.
Ruth S.
Review rating: 5 out of 5.
I have worked with other inspectors in the past but I have not seen a company be so reliable with communication & information. My clients and I were in the loop at every step and both got calls to inform us about the inspection details. I'm super thankful my clients got such a thorough inspection and feel confident and informed in the end! 10/10 recommend.
Cassidy R.
Review rating: 5 out of 5.
Solid home inspection company, filled a home inspection timeline with one day notice, when another local home inspector flake out(family emergency). Highly recommend!!
Kenneth G.
Review rating: 5 out of 5.
I can't say enough good things about James and Journey Home Inspections! I was referred to him by a REA friend. He was able to get me in within 2-3 days and did the most thorough inspection! I am a real estate investor and James walked around with me teaching me as he went along. He was so respectful and kind and he gave me all the facts about the house and let me come to my own conclusion about whether or not it was a good investment. He got me in touch with other people that may help me in my journey. He was so thorough and kind and that makes me very excited to work with him in the future!
Jessica L.
Review rating: 5 out of 5.
Journey Home Inspector Services were awesome! Gave us a very detailed report that included pictures of everything they looked at. I have had an inspection done before that I only got a report on what needed to be fixed. They were very professional when we walked in and let us know what they had found that were minor fixes. James (the owner) also did a follow up call a couple of days after the inspection to see if we had any questions upon review the full report. I, myself, do not understand a lot of what was in the report so he explained it in a way I can understand. I will definitely be recommending Journey Home Inspector Services to anyone I can, and I will use them when/if we decide to move to another property! Thank you James & everyone I was in contact within the company!
Misty G.
Review rating: 5 out of 5.
Excellent experience working with James. As a real estate agent, the most important thing is to make sure clients minds are put at ease. James reached out to the clients and explained the report and made sure they knew the severity level of each issue. And has left an open line of communication between them. This is rare and much appreciated.
Morgan G.
Review rating: 5 out of 5.
Wonderful experience. James was very thorough and ensured he went through the report with me line by line. He was able to explain things that were in good order but may have issues in the future and was very clear about what absolutely needed repair now. I liked that I could bundle other inspections with the home as well.
Kathryn L.
Review rating: 5 out of 5.
There is a reason that the only reviews on here are 5 stars. I haven’t had the opportunity to work with too many home inspectors just yet, but I can tell you that I won’t need to. James was incredibly professional, and a wonderful communicator to both myself and my clients. I will be recommending him in the future!
Kasi R.
Review rating: 5 out of 5.
Journey Home Inspection was wonderful to work with! Buying from out of state and James really made us feel at ease about our purchase. Very respectful and knowledgeable. Quick and easy communication was spot on! Will be keeping in contact! Thanks again!
Kerri G.
Review rating: 5 out of 5.
James was able to get our inspection scheduled quickly and encouraged us to be at the home to answer any questions we might have. We also felt at ease with the inspection knowing he would use specific tools and instruments to find any issues that might come up that could be hidden from the natural eye. He even let my husband crawl around the attic with him. He was able to go over the full report with us after the inspection and explain everything in great detail. Not only is James well versed in his field, but he was also a joy to work with. Thank you again!
Sonshine S.
Review rating: 5 out of 5.
The service was scheduled and performed in a very timely manner and the report was available to my client the next morning. James then followed up with both me and the client to ensure that there were no questions or outstanding issues. James was very personable and easy to communicate with which made the entire process less stressful for the client. Outstanding customer service!
Becky R.
Review rating: 5 out of 5.
James was very professional from start to finish and a pleasure doing business with. We had a tight timeline to get our inspection done and he was able to accommodate us. We live out of state, so leading up to and the day of the inspection he was in constant communication with my husband and myself. We got a very thorough report with pictures of everything! We highly recommend him to do your home inspections!
Melissa B.
Review rating: 5 out of 5.
James is super friendly and a professional. He listened to my concerns and made sure to review them during and after the inspection. Everything was done in a decent amount of time, and you could tell he is extremely thorough. After they inspected our home, they made sure to cover every single thing they found! I am glad that we spent a few dollars to in the end save us thousands and heartache later. The report was sent to me in less than 24hours with pictures and explanation of repairs needed. Definitely will recommend James if you need an inspector for your home!
Zarinah I.
Review rating: 5 out of 5.
First time ever doing a home inspection and I know it went the way I wanted it to go. Very informational especially with being a new home buyer and don't understand the value of everything that comes with purchasing a home. Walk through the whole house together and gather valuable information interior and exterior. Explain the good the bad and the ugly and further steps that I should take. Also due to a wide variety of home inspection give input on everything that was documented on how to make it better. Understand a client perspective and if a client doesn't understand also voice opinions on the best option. Very informative and TAKE AS MUCH TIME AS POSSIBLE TO EXPLAIN TO THE CLIENT ALL INFORMATION. VERY PROFESSIONAL.
PFC Banner Marvil
Review rating: 5 out of 5.
The Journey Home Inspection team was amazing, and the communication was on point!!! James went out of his way even on a Sunday to fully go over his report. He doesn't just coordinate his own home inspection. He helps with scheduling other initial inspections as well!! Honestly working with the Journey Home Inspection team was a breath of fresh air!! Thank you again!
Stephanie M.
Review rating: 5 out of 5.
James was terrific to work with. He made time in his schedule to accommodate my schedule so that I could be present for the inspection. He was very thorough and answered any of my questions. He delivered the inspection report very promptly electronically. This our fourth house purchase and he is at the top of the list for inspectors we have worked with.
Sarah C.
Review rating: 5 out of 5.
James was able to fit me in very quickly for an 11-month inspection. He was incredibly thorough and willing to explain anything asked during that time. Not only was he very thorough about finding things our initial inspector did not, but he was very personable and relatable. He quickly turned around one of the most detailed inspection reports I've ever seen and I would definitely recommend him to anyone in the market for a home inspection.
Review rating: 5 out of 5.
James was wonderful to work with. He was very knowledgeable and great attention to detail. I would highly recommend him for anyone needing a home inspection. He is also great with following up and any question we have had. It has been a wonderful experience.
Shelly B.
Review rating: 5 out of 5.
James exceeded all of my expectations when it came to my home inspection! He was able to explain to me the whole process, and was extremely thorough when it came to the inspection. It was very easy to reach him, and he arrived to the appointment promptly. I highly recommend him for your home inspection needs!
Andrew L.
Review rating: 5 out of 5.
Journey Home Inspections is extremely friendly and easy to work with! I have used them multiple times and they are always on time, communicative, and diligent in their work. I highly recommend!
Daniel M.
Review rating: 5 out of 5.
James and his team are absolutely fantastic! He takes his time to make sure you understand every part of the home inspection. I can not recommend them enough.
Felicia P.
Review rating: 5 out of 5.
Did an outstanding job finding some major issues in a new built house that may have never been found even during the warranty period!
Dave N.
Review rating: 5 out of 5.
Walked the home with James. He is very thorough and professional. Patient with my questions and made himself available to after the inspection to explain everything to us. Awesome to work with.
Tina W.
Review rating: 5 out of 5.
James was courteous and respectful. He conducted a thorough inspection of the property and provided a professional and easy to read report.
Tim H.
Review rating: 5 out of 5.
My client and I were in a time crunch and James was able to get our inspection done in a timely manner but also being efficient in his job! Highly recommend!
Jennifer O.
Review rating: 5 out of 5.
James was very helpful and provided detailed explanations of some of the minor concerns he found during the inspection of the property. Thanks, James!
Dennis G.
Review rating: 5 out of 5.
Excellent feedback and very thorough report. Easy to read and understand and the speediness in turnaround time was top-notch!
Jaura Barton
Review rating: 5 out of 5.
He does a great job! Very professional and understands how to explain a variety of items!
Cody K.
Review rating: 5 out of 5.
Awesome home inspector, very thorough, fast and accurate.
Natasha Y.
Review rating: 5 out of 5.
Very meticulous inspection with great inspection.
Rafael R.
Review rating: 5 out of 5.
Very thorough and detailed!
Kyle Field
Review rating: 5 out of 5.
Personable and on time. Does a thorough job when inspecting all homes. Will recommend to all future clients.
Cody K.
Review rating: 5 out of 5.
James did an amazing job! He is very thorough!
Cindy T.
Review rating: 5 out of 5.
Great job! Thank you so much.
Christine G.
Review rating: 5 out of 5.