All of our inspectors are proud members of American Society of Home Inspectors, ASHI and are well qualified, with experience in all phases of home inspection.

As a ASHI members, there are standards of excellence as well as comprehensive inspection guidelines. Each member is required to follow strict rules that are stated in the ASHI standards of Practice and Code of Ethics.

Every ASHI applicant’s credentials are reviewed to¬†assertain that members have training and experience to conduct a professional home inspection

With over 50 years of combined experience, the inspectors of Southern Home Consultants, Inc. are committed to helping you with your Home Inspection needs!


Raney A. Oven, Jr
  • State Certified Residential Contractor since 1980 having built hundreds of homes in the Big Bend area. License # CR C016107
  • Past President of the Tallahassee Builders Association
  • Tallahassee Builder of The Year 1984
  • Graduate of Florida State University School of Business, Real Estate
  • Past member of the Leon County Code Enforcement Board from its inception in 1988 until 2002
  • Certified Member of the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI)
  • Qualified in Protocol Testing and Reporting for Water Intrusion in EIFS – Clad Homes, (Synthetic Stucco)
  • Successful Completion of the National Association of Home Builders Seminar of correct Mitigation Repair practices for EIFS (Synthetic Stucco)
  • Certified EIFS (Synthetic Stucco) Inspector by the Exterior Design Institute. ID# FL-62
  • Certified Moisture Free Warranty EIFS (Synthetic Stucco) Inspector
  • Qualified Inspector for Dryvit EIFS (Synthetic Stucco) Class Action Lawsuit Settlement.
  • Successful completion of the National Home Inspectors Exam.
  • State Certified Radon Measurement Specialist, Certification #R2346
  • State Certified Radon Mitigation Specialist, Certification #R2098
  • Trained as an operator of XRF Lead Paint detector
Will Oven
  • State Certified General Contractor. License # CGC1513068
  • Graduate of University of Florida M.E. Rinker School of Building Construction
  • Experienced in commercial and residential construction working as a Project Manager for United Forming in Atlanta for 4 years
  • Member of American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI). Certified Home Inspector. # 247006
  • Florida Green Home Designation
  • Certified Agent Radon Technician Florida State Certified Radon Technician #R2073

Southern Home Consultants, Inc. is fully qualified to perform all types of home inspections. We are especially qualified for stucco inspections involving every type of stucco used in residential construction. We can help you locate any moisture in your home or a home you are considering purchasing.