Linus, Master Snack Inspector
We started this business in 2004 because we both love homes and working in real estate. We wanted to provide a service that would help people find the right home and live out the American Dream through home ownership. We work together as a team to ensure that our clients receive the best home inspection and highest level of customer service.
Eats snacks, steals snacks…loves snacks!
Ray McMurdy, Owner & VA Licensed/NRS Certified/ASHI Certified Home Inspector
Ray is a Virginia Licensed/NRS Certified/ASHI Certified Home Inspector and has served in many board positions of American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI), including the Past President for Central Virginia American Society of Home Inspectors (CVASHI) and serves on the current board of VAREI. As the Inspector/Owner, he will ensure that your home inspection is thorough and conducted according to the Standards of Practice to which we inspect. He will answer any questions you have about the home and about the home inspection report.Jenn McMurdy, Owner
Jenn manages the office and all of the “behind the scenes” stuff that goes into providing the personalized one on one service that we pride ourselves into providing to our clients.
Ken Wolfe, VA Licensed/NRS Certified/ASHI Certified Home Inspector
Ken is a VA Licensed/NRS Certified/ASHI Certified Home Inspector. He has over twenty-five years experience in the construction industry, in both residential and commercial construction. Ken resides in the Short Pump area with his wife, Yvette and two children, Ian and Ellie, along with their labradoodle, Coco. In his spare time, Ken enjoys sailing, fishing, and spending time with his family.
Brandon is a VA Licensed/NRS Certified/ASHI Certified Home Inspector. He was born and raised in Dinwiddie, Virginia. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from VCU. Previously, Brandon worked for the General Assembly, and the Internal Revenue Service. After working for a local home improvement company, Brandon realized his passion for homes and working outdoors. This passion led him to Capitol Home Inspections. In his spare time, Brandon enjoys spending time with his wife, watching movies, going on picnics, and spending time at home with his two cats, Mojo and Lady Jon Snow.Mike Simonick, VA Licensed/NRS Certified Home Inspector
Mike was born and raised in Midlothian, Virginia. He is a proud veteran who served 4 years in the Army National Guard. While serving in the National Guard, he attended Penn State and Old Dominion University. After moving back to Midlothian and working desk jobs, Mike searched for a profession that would combine his desire to serve people, his attention to detail, and his love of the outdoors, leading him to a career with Capitol Home Inspections. In his spare time Mike enjoys training at the gym, working on project cars, and going on adventures with his two rescue dogs, Charlie and Penny.Colleen Krezel, Client Services & Marketing Coordinator
Colleen is our Client Services & Marketing and Coordinator who joined our team in the Summer of 2016. She has held a number of leadership roles in our community over the last 15 years as well as work experience in medical research at VCU, administrative help for realtors, higher education, and management consulting at PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Colleen was born and raised in Texas and she’s a proud Texas Aggie! She has lived in Chicago, Rhode Island, and moved to the Richmond area in 2005. She has a husband, Brian, 3 kids, and a new puppy. She loves to travel, volunteer in local schools and church, hike, read, exercise, and of course, attend her childrens’ events. Colleen looks forward to seeing you in real estate offices all over town and connecting with you through social media!Stephanie Dudley, Client Care Coordinator
Stephanie is one of our Client Care Coordinators, recently joining the CHI Team. She moved to Richmond in 2019 to be closer to her growing family and two grandchildren. Prior to her move, Stephanie owned and operated a coffee shop in the Northern Neck region of Virginia for 10 years. That’s a decade of prioritizing a positive customer experience!
Kathleen joins our team as Client Care Coordinator and brings with her over 10 years experience in the real estate arena as an administrative assistant. Moving to Virginia to be near family, Kathleen resides in the Goochland area with her husband Wade. Kathleen & Wade have two sons, Jarid and Jon. In her spare time, Kathleen enjoys spending time with her family, watching her grandchildren, reading, and hiking.
We are also available for home inspection classes and seminars on many different topics. If you would like us to come speak at your upcoming meeting, seminar or event, please call our office! We have given many presentations and can come speak to groups, including Realtors, Home Owner’s Associations, Church Groups and many other organizations. We have also done many Buyer’s Seminars with some of our area’s Top Producers.
Buying a home is the most important decision in a person’s life, whether you’re buying a 1000 sq, ft. condo or a 10,000 sq. ft. house, we would love to put our knowledge and years of experience to work for you.
Please consider us for your home inspection needs!