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Includes a visual mold assessment and mold air sampling to help determine if harmful substances are present in your indoor environment.Learn More
A noninvasive visual exam and basic testing of essential systems and components of a home; typically performed after making a purchase offer.Learn More
. A noninvasive visual examination and basic testing of the essential systems and components of structures intended for commercial purposes.Learn More
A 4-Point Inspection focuses on HVAC, electrical, plumbing, and roofing. Wind mitigation inspections can help qualify your home for insurance policy discounts.Learn More
Scheduling a 1-year warranty inspection can help you address any existing or potential issues while they are still covered under your builder's warranty.Learn More
Pre-listing inspections can help homeowners acknowledge--and get ahead of--any underlying issues to a home's structure or systems that could be a deterrence to a potential buyer.Learn More
A visual inspection to uncover evidence of current leakage, deficiencies, and workmanship. Estimated age and remaining life are also noted.Learn More
Ensure your pool is properly maintained to avoid costly repairs due to a lack of precautionary maintenance.Learn More
This inspection is used to document termites, wood-destroying organisms, and moisture-damaged wood.Learn More
Joey Caballero, a professional home inspector for over 30 years, is president of 5th Ave Building Inspections and co-owner of the company with his wife, Cathy. Joey holds an impressive list of inspection licenses, including Home, Indoor Air Quality, Environmental, Mold Assessor, GC, and Pest Control (WDO termite division). As a former President of both the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI/Gulfstream chapter) and the Florida Association of Building Inspectors (FABI), Joey is proud to continue playing an active role in shaping the inspection industry at both a national and state level. Joey's strong commitment to maintaining exceptional ethical standards has established 5th Ave as a leading firm providing multi-inspection and indoor-air quality control for the greater South Florida area.
Stefan James Hibbitts-Caballero grew up around the business and joined 5th Ave Building Inspections in an official capacity in 2019! A registered Professional Inspector with FABI, Stefan also carries certifications in mold assessment and WDO (Wood Destroying Organisms). He enjoys how his work takes him to different areas and different homes every day. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his family and daughter and recently picked up a new habit of running 5Ks!
Tom Burgess has been with 5th Ave Building Inspections for 20 years! He is a Licensed Home Inspector, Mold Assessor, and Certified Termite Inspector with a reputation for his extensive knowledge of building systems, attention to detail, and customer/realtor relations. For Tom, the most satisfying parts of the job include getting to help clients buy their next home with confidence, turning inspection reports around in hours, not days, and communicating findings in a balanced, accurate way. Outside of his work, Tom enjoys teaching and practicing martial arts, traveling with his wife, and spoiling their shih tzu, Rambo.
Mariano Hurtado has been with 5th Ave Building Inspections for 12 years! He holds multiple inspection licenses, including Florida home inspector License No. 7907, Florida mold assessor License No. MRSA4022, Wood Destroying Organism Inspector License No. JE199172, and a Wind Mitigation and Four Point Inspector No. 0002868. His favorite part of the job is getting to do something new and meet new people every day. In his spare time, Mariano enjoys spending quality time with his grandkids!
Steven Hernandez has been with 5th Ave Building Inspections for nearly a decade. He is a Certified Master Home Inspector and also specializes in mold assessment. He loves helping families with one of their most important investments and getting to learn the history of each uniquely beautiful real estate property. In his spare time, Steven plays as hard as he works! He can be found out on the water enjoying boating, fishing, watersports, and jet skiing. In 2023, Steven and his wife welcomed their son, Santiago, into the family!