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Workphone: 703-307-4870
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Boonsboro, MD 21713

David Kempton

Before you purchase or sell your home or property, please call HomeAuthority. We can help protect your investment with a thorough home/property inspection! Call us now to discuss your individual inspection needs. Work Phone: 703-307-4870 Mobile Phone: 703-307-4870

About HomeAuthority

We perform thorough inspections at reasonable prices. We can help you get to know the condition of the property you are about to buy or sell, and give you the confidence you need to make an informed decision.

We are located in Boonsboro and serve all surrounding areas. We look forward to hearing from you!


This is our 2nd time working with David, and his service is top quality as always. We wouldn't consider another inspector unless David's not available.
- D.P., September 2021
Absolutely qualified, ethical and with many years of industry experience. David knew what to look for in my home right away. As a first-time homebuyer I had no idea how many minor fixes needed to be done, but David took the time to explain it to us in a way that we could understand. Great communication skills. In a nutshell, the service was impeccable from start to finish.
- C.M., Arlington VA, August 2021
David was incredibly informative, thorough, and went above and beyond to explain potential issues and general home maintenance tips. Would highly recommend.
- A.M., Washington DC, October 2020
Very knowledgeable and fair.
- M.R., Churchton MD, January 2020
I cannot recommend David as a home inspector. He never responds when emailed. I asked a few questions from the inspection and didn't get a response. Furthermore David missed substantial visible water damage in the master bathroom and never responded when emailed. This was an unexpected $20,000 cost for a new purchase.
- S.R., Washington DC, December 2019
I have used David for years on multiple inspections. I would highly recommend him. This may be the biggest and most important purchase in your life. Make sure you hire the best. David will not let you down.
- M.W., April 2019
David was professional, very knowledgeable and obviously is drawing upon many years of experience having inspected thousands of home. Highly recommended.
- M.B., Hyattsville MD, January 2019
quick and thorough inspection. very easy to reach on phone. very willing to answer questions and explain details of report. would certainly use again if needed.
- T.G., November 2018
Thank you for such a thorough inspection and taking the extra step to reach out to your contacts about the property!
- A.P., November 2018
Everything was beyond expectation so nothing to comment or suggest. A really excellent job and thoroughly clear about the different systems that were inspected.
- N.M., Washington DC, June 2018
Great at explaining everything to the client. A+ for communication.
- S.D., Burtonsville MD, May 2018
David is an excellent inspector-- he was thorough, detailed and an amazing resource. I would highly recommend him for any inspection.
- F.B., Washington DC, February 2018
I couldn't be happier with the suite of services provided by David Kempton. He is incredibly knowledgeable, has a lifetime of experience, and offers the perfect balance of professionalism and friendliness. My clients always enjoy the experience, and somehow, him being so good always makes me look like a rockstar. If he were driving Uber, it would be 5 stars all day!
- J.W., November 2017
Highly recommend. David was professional and personal at the same time. He outlined key components of the house and made sure I, as the new buyer, was comfortable with the operation and status of each element.
- J.S., Washington DC, July 2017
David was absolutely outstanding
- J.K., Washington DC, April 2017
Davis was wonderful. He was thorough and took his time explaining to me all aspects of the home that required explanation. He did a nice job summarizing at the end. I would not hesitate to use David again or refer him to a friend.
- T.B., Washington DC, October 2016
Very impressed with David. Highly recommend based on his expertise and positive attitude.
- M.B., Washington DC, February 2016
David, did an absolute fantastic job. He arrived on schedule, explained what the inspection would entail and how he would go about conducting the inspection. As we made our way through the inspection, David pointed out any concerns/issues, and provided details on possible solutions and repair cost. David was also quite informative during the inspection. He explained in detail how to cut off the water if necessary, which was good to know because our house includes fire sprinklers and a lawn irrigation system. Knowing which water lever shuts off the main water supply versus the other two systems is very important. He also provided information regarding the electrical capacity of our home so that we would know that there is plenty of electrical supply currently in the home to handle practically any addition we decide to do. David was very easy to work with. He may seem laid back and has jokes, but he's very detailed and knowledgeable. We would highly recommend David.
- K.P., Alexandria VA, June 2015
David is terrific. He is very thorough and does an excellent job of explaining issues. We highly recommend.
- J.H., Alexandria VA, April 2015
Thorough and gave very specific information and suggestions. I highly recommend.
- R.M., Rockville MD, April 2015
Thorough inspection, and the report was comprehensive beyond all expectations. Will absolutely use his services again, and would recommend to anyone.
- A.E., Cathedral City CA, April 2015
Mr. Kempton and his team were very professional and informative during my home inspection. He answered all of our questions very comprehensively and he was friendly and funny to boot! I would highly recommend him for an inspection.
- A.G., Washington DC, September 2014
David was great, very knowledgeable, knew how to address items with both the buyer and seller.
- M.P., Arlington VA, August 2014
The only thing that David could have done better would be to have fixed the problems! Outstanding.
- G.S., Arlington VA, July 2014
Knowledgeable. Answered a ton of questions. Volunteered lots of info. Nice (and funny) guy!
- E.M., Brookklyn NY, April 2014
Very thorough and communicated problem areas in an easy-to-understand manner. I also appreciated information about expected lives of appliances--potential expenses in the medium to long term. -CV
- C.V., Arlington VA, March 2014
David was responsive, considerate, and professional. His inspection and documentation were thorough. He gave reasoned advice and answered all questions. I would use him again.
- I.B., Rockville MD, November 2013
David Kempton is thorough, knowledgeable, and a great communicator. The results of the home inspection are professionally presented at the site, as well as available online following the inspection. I recommend him to all my clients needing a good home inspector.
- B.R., Alexandria VA, November 2013
David did a complete and proffesional job. The best part is that he explained every detail to you. Priceless.
- R.C., Washington DC, October 2013
David is the first person I call for home inspections. He is professional, detailed and patient. A great fit all buyers, especially for first-time buyers who may need a little extra time and explanation.
- A.C., August 2013
Thank you David, as always, you have done a wonderful, thorough inspection.
- S.M., August 2013
Very helpful and thorough.
- J.B., Washington DC, June 2013
David is thorough and very knowledgeable. Been working with him for the past 10 years. He is my first choice in inspectors, my clients ALWAYS love him!He is non-alarming, matter of fact and offers solutions that are easy to understand. I highly recommend him!
- L.M., McLean VA, March 2013
Loved that David took the time to explain to us what he was looking at, what we should check for in the future, and how to take care of our soon-to-be new home. Thanks.
- S.A., Alexandria VA, March 2013
David was FANTASTIC! He went through the entire house, and made sure I understood where everything was and how everything worked. He was thorough and efficient, and he was full of home improvement tips. He has an awesome personality, and I would without a doubt recommend him to anyone!
- L.C., Alexandria VA, March 2013
Hi David - you have always been a great home inspector. I appreciate your attention to detail, willingness to answer questions and explain things and the wonderful report your provide. I will always recommend you to friends and family! -Sean
- S.W., Washington DC, January 2013
Excellent work: he's thorough, knowledgeable & helpful. I'd ever buy a property without David's review.
- P.S., Washington DC, October 2012
So long as he is in this business, I will never buy or offer on a property in Washington DC without first having David look it over. He is thorough, extremely knowledgeable, and an all around good guy.
- D.P., Washington DC, September 2012
Good inspection. Thorough and not alarmist.
- J.J., September 2012
David is very thorough, knowledgeable, and great customer service skills, I have used him for 7 years and highly recommend him.
- L.J., Alexandria VA, May 2012
David is punctual, professional, thorough, and knowledgeable but best of all he's friendly! I'd recommend him to anyone!
- D.R., Washington DC, April 2012
Very nice job, and very thorough. Amazing what the trained eye can see. We have a lot more peace of mind. Thanks!
- J.E., Lovetsville VA, March 2012
David Kempton was extremely thorough, professional, knowledgeable and experienced. He paid a lot of attention to detail, explained carefully, and put his observations in the proper perspective. It's very helpful to understand what his findings mean, and hw serious they actually are (or aren't!). David was pleasant and friendly, and even as an owner of more than three houses, I learned a lot from the inspection. I certainly recommend his services as a home inspector.
- D.P., Silver Spring MD, February 2012
David, you are absolutely awesome! We feel so much more comfortable knowing exactly what we are getting in the house now. Your level of detail and patience in telling us about our new home was greatly appreciated! Thanks SOOO much!
- R.M., Bowie MD, January 2012
David, you are absolutely awesome! We feel so much more comfortable knowing exactly what we are getting in the house now. Thanks SOOO much for your level detail and patience in telling us about our new house!
- , January 2012
David was incredible!! This inspection was the most comprehensive I have ever experienced. Every aspect of the home was checked thoroughly; he was even up on the roof of the house. David was extremely professional and straightforward. He clearly, and in great detail, explained every issue he found, the severity of the issue, and what needed to be done fix the issue. I would absolutely recommend him to friends, family, or anyone who needs a home inspection.
- G.C., Arlington VA, January 2012
Always on time and my buyers feel you are the best! Thanks!
- S.W., Washington DC, January 2012
David conducts a very thorough inspection, covering all aspects of the property. If you are truly interested in having a complete condition assessment to plan your maintenance and repairs, you need David.
- D.L., Alexandria VA, September 2011
Always comprehensive, consistent and excellent!
- A.F., Tysons, VA, July 2011
David- thanks for the inspection you carried out for us yesterday. I am confident that your professional approach and thorough examination of all the systems would have unearthed any major problems- that you did not gives me great confidence moving forward with the purchase. Thanks.
- J.P., Washington DC, May 2011
David was thorough, honest, and enjoyable to work with! I wouldn't hesitate to recommend him to anyone. Best Adam
- A.P., Bethesda MD, May 2011
David did a wonderful job! He inspected thoroughly and also informed me about all of the maintenance and upkeep items I need to know about for my new home, to keep it looking great. It was a pleasure to work with him.
- N.O., Hamillton NJ, May 2011
David was very thorough in his inspection and very helpful in giving us detailed explanations of issues and how things worked.
- B.D., Alexandria VA, April 2011
very thorough
- E.R., Camp Springs MD, April 2011
I think David is great and he is the first inspector I call!
- I.J., McLean VA, March 2011
David is simply the best at what he does - he is extremely knowledgeable, thorough, kind, and careful. He makes his clients feel absolutely confident and secure in the important decision-making process of buying a home. I will enthusiastically recommend him to family and friends. Thank you, David, for all you hard work and expertise!
- N.M., Oakton VA, March 2011
Very easy to interact with. Patiently answered all questions. Very thorough. Especially like the hardcopy and softcopy reports with photos. Excellent Job!!!!!
- C.J., March 2011
Thorough, professional work.
- J.C., Washington DC, February 2011
excellent job. both my wife and I appreciated your expertise.
- K.T., Alexandria VA, February 2011
Thanks David for answering all my questions. You were very patient, understanding and helpful. I greatly appreciated you taking the extra time to help me also understand how to use things...not just identify their location and their utility and lifespan.
- M.C., Falls Church VA, January 2011
Thanks David. We appreciate you taking the time to answer our questions and to do the home inspection on short notice. Will definitely recommend you to anyone looking. Thanks to Drew also. Ken Demmons
- K.D., Alexandria VA, December 2010
Thank you for everything, I feel much more prepared about my condo with your report.
- R.H., Washington DC, December 2010
David is extremely knowledgeable, helpful, and made what could otherwise be a somewhat painful experience, almost fun! He took the time to point out and explain many details to me, and answers all my questions clearly and thoroughly. I highly recommend him.
- S.R., Tacoma WA, November 2010
David does a wonderful job at empowering buyers and teaching them how to care for their home.
- I.J., McLean VA, May 2010
David Kempton is an excellent inspector. He is truthful and gives the bad news in a way that buyers are not frightened off. He is thorough, and my clients felt completely at ease with him and comfortable in his abilities.
- B.P., April 2010
David is an amazing inspector - incredibly thorough, perceptive and professional. He's very easy to work with; I particularly appreciated how willing he was to answer questions. He does a great job of explaining how issues identified during the inspection could be fixed. As a first time home buyer, I can't recommend him strongly enough.
- K.W., Davis CA, April 2010
We would absolutely recommend David to anyone in need of a home inspection. He was extremely knowledgeable and thorough and we felt from the very begining that we were in great hands. Being first time home buyers we were very nervous about the process, but David was able to clearly indentify and explain the issues he found during the inspection and recommended appropraite course of action as well as cost estimates. All in all it was a great experience and we are extremely grateful for David's professional assistance.
- A.B., Washington DC, March 2010
Dave was very thourough and informative. He took the time to explain how everything in my new home works and how to maintain it. He also provided me a home owners manual which will certainly be useful in the future. Definately worth the money and time to have Dave check your house out. I left the inspection feeling much more comfortable about the purchase of my home. Thanks!
- R.S., Woodbridge VA, February 2010
Dave, Once again thanks. Probably the best money I've ever spent.
- C.D., Alexandria VA, January 2010
David was very professional, very informative and knowledgable. I would highly recommend him.
- J.W., Hagerstown MD, October 2009
Professional, honest and informative, David speaks in layman's terms and gave the home a more than thorough inspection.
- C.H., October 2009
Thanks David for the very detailed inspection and helping me to understand the proper steps to maintain my new home. You made the process very easy to follow and made perfect sense in explaining the many details. Thanks again for all your help!
- A.H., Herndon VA, October 2009
Dave is a great inspector that takes the time to explain the functioning of the home systems in easy to understand language.
- E.U., Reston VA, August 2009
A very good job. We'll be calling for future inspections. Selling agents.
- C.M., Arlington VA, July 2009
He is an expert who knows his craft and takes the time to conduct a thorough inspection while explaining everything to the homebuyer.
- M.M., June 2009