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Your Local Certified Home Inspector.
Alan Keyes is your Local Pillar To Post Home Inspector.

Alan provides professional home inspection services for:
Crook, Jefferson, Klamath & Deschutes Counties.

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Alan Keyes
18682 River Woods Drive
Bend, OR 97702
tel: 541-318-5009
fax: 541-617-1465
Alan.Keyes@pillartopost.com

Pillar To Post of Central Oregon provides quality home inspections in Bend, Redmond, Sisters, Madras, Prineville, Sunriver, La Pine, Klamath Falls and the surrounding areas. We have been serving home buyers, home sellers, and real estate professionals since 2003 and have extensive experience with new construction, as well as the inspection of older and historic homes. Our clients receive clear, unbiased information and our inspectors are experts at explaining technical issues in easy-to-understand language.

The Most Important Thing
The Oregon State Property Buyer Advisory begins with this advice, “Obtaining a professional home inspection is the single most important thing a buyer can do for their protection.”  Hidden problems in the foundation, plumbing, electrical system and other critical areas can cost thousands of dollars to correct and can drastically affect the value of a home. Discovering potential problems before you buy is essential and choosing the right home inspection company is one of the most important decisions you’ll make in the home buying process.

Not All Home Inspectors Are The Same . . . Demand The Best!

Like any profession, skill levels vary widely between home inspectors and a bargain price buys low quality results. The best home inspectors have spent years in study and possess first-hand experience that can only be gained from personally inspecting thousands of homes. One of the largest financial decisions of your life will be based largely on the individual skill of your home inspector. With so much at stake, you want the best inspector possible, not the cheapest.

When you choose Pillar To Post of Central Oregon you get:

  • Over 16 years of combined first-hand inspection experience.
  • Our unique forensic approach to home inspection that examines all components of the home, from foundation to rooftop, for subtle clues to hidden problems.
  • The confidence of knowing that over 3,000 other Central Oregon home buyers have chosen Pillar To Post to help them make an informed purchase decision.
  • Our extensive first-hand knowledge of Central Oregon construction techniques, from historic mill houses, to log homes, to manufactured housing, to multi-million dollar luxury estates in Broken Top, The Highlands and Vandervert Ranch.
  • A wide selection of optional inspection services including: Hot Tubs, Sprinkler Systems, and Wood Destroying Organism Inspections.
  • The peace of mind that comes from knowing that we inspect every home with the same attention to detail as if we were purchasing it ourselves.

It’s your investment . . . demand the best.

About Us
Pillar To Post of Central Oregon is a local, family owned and operated franchise of Pillar To Post, Inc., America’s #1 ranked national home inspection company.* We are committed to the highest standards of professionalism and strongly support the continuous advancement of ethics and education within the home inspection industry. Owner, Alan Keyes has served two terms as president of the Central Oregon Association of Real Estate Inspectors, a state recognized education provider.

From our helpful staff, to our state-of-the-art test equipment, to our easy-to-understand reports, our clients consistently receive the best home inspection service Central Oregon has to offer.  We invite you to ask your Realtor, lender, and friends who they would choose to inspect their next home. We think you'll hear the name "Pillar To Post" more than any other.

We are proud to be longstanding members of the following professional organizations:

Central Oregon Association of Real Estate Inspectors (COAREI)
Central Oregon Association of Realtors
Oregon Pest Control Association

* Entrepreneur Magazine has rated Pillar To Post the #1 U.S. home inspection company for six years in a row.

 

Hear What Our Clients Have To Say . . .

“I want to express my appreciation for your outstanding service in the recent purchase of our home in Bend. You saved us from potential disaster last year when your inspection uncovered a serious structural problem in the home we were about to purchase. After we moved on and purchased a new custom home, we were concerned because the contractor had been replaced before completion, and your inspection ensured that nothing “fell between the cracks.” Your reports are very comprehensive yet understandable to a layman . . . your quick turn-around time enabled us to meet a very aggressive closing schedule. I would recommend Pillar to Post without reservation.”

— Tom Farrell

"Pillar to Post provided an extremely thorough and complete home inspection giving us the confidence to move forward on our home purchase. . . . Pillar to Post provided quality and prompt, courteous service at a reasonable price.”

— Richard Ray

“The thoroughness of the inspection was excellent.  The information collected, and how it was shared, illustrates how well Pillar To Post understands what their clients seek.”

— Mark Ridenhour

“I am so grateful that I hired Pillar To Post to do my first home inspection. They are 100% thorough! I was patiently taught everything that I needed to know about the home I was buying. The whole time I knew I was in good hands with a company that cared. Great service. I would highly recommend this company if you want to know everything about your future home.”

— Caitlin Kimsey

“We thought they did a very good job.  They did more than expected.  Very satisfied.”

— Chuck and Jan Foland

“A no-hassle, comprehensive and easy to understand report.”

— Ed and Barb Neumann

“The service I received recently from your company was outstanding. Your staff was very professional, the reports you provided both in written form and via the internet were very clear, easy to read, and included pictures of all areas of concern. You have made my purchase decision much easier with a clear understanding of the work which needs to be addressed. In fact, because of the problem areas you covered in your report, I was able to negotiate another $2,500 reduction in the selling price!”

— All the best to you and your staff. Sincerely, Greg Gaskill

“The inspectors were very friendly and knowledgeable.  The entire experience was great.”

— Jamie and Steven Griffin

“Thank you so much for the great inspection you provided us. We found you to be extremely professional, personable, reliable, and easy to communicate with. The report binder that you presented us was invaluable; the arrangement of the materials was easy to understand and access; and the "little extras" you provided in it were great! The pictures in it made it easy to see what was wrong so we could easily present it to our builder. It was obvious that you took the time to be very thorough while inspecting. We feel confident that you gave us a complete assessment of our home. Thanks, too, for presenting the report to us in such a timely manner; we received it mere hours after you completed the inspection. We really appreciated this high quality of home inspection. We will happily recommend you to anyone who is buying a home.”

— Best wishes, Genelle & James Brunner

"Dear Alan, The inspection of our soon to be home, done by you and Erik, was a very feel good experience for both of us. Your not talking down to us and fielding our many questions was very much appreciated. The bound report, with all the extras, given to us at the completion of your inspection, was a welcome surprise. Thank You"

—Tom and Sandy Van Decar

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