Mission Statement
My companies have been involved with building and inspecting homes since 1973. Let my experience be your assurance!

Don Doty — Professional Credentials
When you hire an inspector, wouldn't it ease your mind to know that you've hired someone who truly knows and understands how a home is built and what's inside and behind every wall? Homeplace Inspections, Inc. owner, Don Doty, is knowledeable about every aspect of home construction and remodeling. You can rest assured that, when you ask him ANY question about your home, you will receive the answer of an expert on the subject.
Companies Mr. Doty has owned and operated:

1970 — 1974: Owner, Residential Painting Company
1974 — 1978: Owner, Residential Insulation Company
1975 — 1993: Owner, Homeplace Fireplaces Company
1999 — Present: Planspect Commercial Inspections, Inc.
1993 — Present: Owner, Homeplace Inspections, Inc.

Professional Associations

Vice President — 1996 to present, Minnesota Society of Housing Inspectors
Experienced Instructor, Minneapolis Board of Realtors

Experienced Instructor — 1996 to present
Minnesota Society of Housing Inspectors (MSHI)
Provides approved education hours to MSHI members
(Don is one of four MSHI members with the experience to teach).Provides education hours for housing evaluators to maintain their license twice a year.

University of Minnesota (bi-annually)
Instructor/continued education, licensed city inspectors. Assist with filming and presenting MSHI test house.


Bloomington — Time-of-Sale
Minneapolis — Truth-in-Housing
City of Hopkins — Truth-in-Housing
City of St. Louis Park — Code Compliance (#108)


Minnesota School of Real Estate/Appraisal (1992)
Eden Prairie, Minnesota
Residential Appraisal Courses

North Hennepin Community College (1995)
Building Inspection Technology

University of Minnesota (1993)
EPA Radon Measurement Proficiency

Institute for Environmental Assessment (1994)
EPA Building Asbestos Inspector/Lead paint
Ongoing (each month) Continuing education hours to maintain city licenses.

Membership Affiliates

Minnesota Society of Housing Inspectors
Lake Country Chapter International Conference of Building Officials
Arrowhead Chapter International Conference of Building Officials

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