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Inside & Out Property Inspectors, Inc

Workphone: 904-395-1900
Mobile: 407-791-4845

St Augustine, FL 32092


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Bernarr Johnson

Residential and Commercial Property Inspectors for
Jacksonville and St. Augustine, FL

If you are getting ready to buy or sell a home, business or other property, it is important to have it inspected first. Inside & Out Property Inspectors is a licensed inspector that provides residential and commercial inspections in Jacksonville, St. Augustine and throughout the entire First Coast of Florida.

A home inspection or property inspection from Inside & Out Property Inspectors gives you an in-depth and objective review. It will provide you with a complete report that includes all of the information you need to make an educated decision.

Inside & Out Property Inspectors is committed to trustworthy, dependable and high quality services. We provide home inspections and property inspections in the Jacksonville and St. Augustine areas and have over 25 years experience in the construction industry. That experience gives us an edge when doing home inspections! We are known for holding ourselves to the highest ethical standards in business and will never try to sell you services that you don’t need.

Timely Property Inspection Reports

At Inside & Out Property Inspectors, we commit to providing you with timely, concise and easy-to-read next day reports on your home or property. We promise to take time to explain the information in our property inspection report, and to answer any questions you might have. Our goal is to protect your peace of mind and your investment by treating every inspection as if it were our very own home.

Call Inside & Out Property Inspectors Today

Our professional staff of home inspectors is ready to help you today. Call or Email us to find out more, or to schedule a visit. We will be happy to explain the property inspection process to you and answer all of your questions.

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State Licensed Home Inspector InterNachi Certified ITC Flir Level II Certified Thermographer


Offering Home Inspections, Insurance Inspections,11 Month Warranty Inspections, and Thermal Imaging Inspections. We provide a 90 Day Limited Warranty w/a Full Home Inspection. I have over 25 years experience in construction.


Professional, efficient, and thorough. They made the process seamless. I highly recommend.
- S.L., September 2016
BJ Johnson and his team are very Professional. They get the job done in half of the time because they have a team. The quality of his reporting and feedback to my customers is great. Thank you Inside and Out for an extraordinary job!
- R.R., St. Augustine FL, August 2016
We have used BJ for many home inspections. Very detailed and easy to understand. He covers it all and would not think of using anyone else! His team and back office are professional, friendly and caring. We would recommend In & Out Property Inspectors to anyone looking for inspection services.
- B.B., Fernandina Beach FL, June 2016
Excellent inspection by Mr. Johnson and his team.Very professional and courteous throughout the entire process. Excellent report with excellent recommendations, a job well done.
- N.S., St. Augustine FL, June 2016
Thoroughly impressed with the level of professionalism and quality of their inspections. The inspector's attention to detail and willingness to walk us through the process and answer our questions was very reassuring and helped alleviate several of our concerns. I would recommend them in a heartbeat to anyone purchasing an older home or a new construction.
- F.S., Jacksonville FL, June 2016
He is fantastic! Takes the time to call me and every customer he does an inspection for and clarifies his findings. Highly recommended!
- V.C., St Augustine FL, May 2016
I have used inside out properties 2 times in the search for my new home. Bernarr was always on time and exceptionally thorough. He went above and beyond going through the property with a fine tooth comb and the report I recieve was easy to read and follow. There was also great information included in the report for preventive maintenance on several items in the home. I will always refer Inside Out Properties to anyone that needs a home inspection. I am 100% satisfied with the outcome and the exceptional service I received.
- M.S., March 2016
I have used inside out properties 2 times in the search for my new home. Bernarr was always on time and exceptionally thorough. He went above and beyond going through the property with a fine tooth comb and the report I recieve was easy to read and follow. There was also great information included in the report for preventive maintenance on several items in the home. I will always refer Inside Out Properties to anyone that needs a home inspection. I am 100% satisfied with the outcome and the exceptional service I received.
- M.S., March 2016
Mr. Johnson and the entire team were very thorough and professional. I would highly recommend them to everyone who needs a home inspection. Thank you very much! Jocelyn
- J.F., Jacksonville FL, March 2016
Excellent inspector. The whole team was awesome. Very thorough, very helpful. Would absolutely recommend BJ and his team. They rock.
- W.R., Jacksonville FL, January 2016
Mr. Johnson (BJ) was very pleasant and informative. We appreciate that he was willing to come out and conduct our home inspection by himself on New Years Day. He was very thorough and answered any questions that we had. We will recommend the services of Inside and Out Home Inspection based on our experience with Mr. Johnson. Thank you!
- C.C., Jacksonville FL, January 2016
BJ, Cory and Joe are awesome professionals and knowledgeable home inspectors. They showed up right on time, actually, they were there when we arrived to the site. We asked many questions and all were answered honestly and with a full explanation so that we would understand completely. BJ and his team did an excellent job...thank you for a job very well done.
- J.R., December 2015
BJ and his staff are true professionals. Our inspection was thorough and all of our questions where answered. I would highly recommend his services.
- A.D., West Orange NJ, November 2015
Your company did a great job with the inspection of our new home at Harbour North Ct. I love how easy it is to read and understand the inspection report. And love all the maintenance tips and how too's. Thanks again.
- B.P., November 2015
Your company did a great job with the inspection of our new home at Harbour North Ct. I love how easy it is to read and understand the inspection report. And love all the maintenance tips and how too's. Thanks again.
- B.P., November 2015
Very pleased with the professional service and extensive report. Great value too!
- C.H., November 2015
Great crew! Knowledgeable, professional, easy to understand. Great & thorough inspection. And,a wonderful report!
- W.A., Saint Augustine FL, October 2015
BJ and his team came well prepared , They were efficient and thorough and completed the inspection on our new home in a timely fashion. We received our report right away . I would recommend Inside Out , they were very professional!
- R.M., October 2015
This was the third home that he inspected for me and as usual he and his team were thorough and professional...In my experience his company is the best.Reports were thorough and precise and delivered in a timely manner....
- R.S., October 2015
Professional, in depth, friendly, responsive with attention to detail. Everything you could want and need in this service. Provided the info and insight needed to make good decisions about property purchase.
- I.G., Markham ON FL, October 2015
I would definitely recommend Bernarr to everyone. As a newbie to the house buying process, i was very pleased to work with him as he did our home inspection. Bernarr was very professional and patient, not only did he answer the questions i had he also took the time to point out what he thought i should know that would be helpful to us in the future. Thank you guys, my husband and i really appreciate your services.
- J.C., Jacksonville FL, October 2015
I would definitely recommend Bernarr to everyone. As a newbie to the house buying process, i was very pleased to work with him as he did our home inspection. Bernarr was very professional and patient, not only did he answer the questions i had he also took the time to point out what he thought i should know that would be helpful to us in the future. Thank you guys, my husband and i really appreciate your services.
- J.C., Jacksonville FL, October 2015
I really thought you and your team were good and knew what to look for. Even the small things that could have a long term impact. Thank you again. Scott
- S.H., Saint Augustine FL, October 2015
Great job, very satisfied, thank you
- A.G., Valdosta GA, October 2015
Great Company, quick and easy especially being out of town, you guys made it so easy! Thanks!
- G.A., Milford DE, October 2015
Thank you for giving us the peace of mind that we are purchasing a well maintained and safe home.
- H.M., September 2015
We have been very impressed and satisfied with the many inspections we have had from BJ. The details, suggestions and recommendations have been very helpful in pursuing our business. We would highly recommend BJ and his company.
- B.B., Fernandina Beach FL, September 2015
Fast service and a very thorough report. We knew just what we needed the seller to take care of and that gives us peace of mind.
- L.W., West Point VA, September 2015
SUPER - Fast, Thorough, Reasonable, and Knowlegeable.
- D.P., September 2015
Bernarr is one of the most competent and thorough Inspectors I have worked with in my whole Real Estate career. He takes the time to talk to my customers about potential issues and what it would take to correct them. His team makes my job easier by getting a complete house inspection done within a couple hours which frees me up to go sell more homes and each team member reviews their findings with me afterwards. I would recommend them without hesitation!
- J.C., September 2015
I was very impress at the detailed and thoroughness of the inspection as well as with the recommendations to maintain and prevent deterioration in the future. The Inspection documents that were provided are an exceptional tool to keep and review regularly. Very happy customer.
- A.H., September 2015
I was extremely impressed with the speed, accuracy and level of detail contained in the report. When I requested your services I was a little uncertain in what form the end report would be presented. So imagine my pleasant surprise when it came through. Although I am an engineer by profession I was still amazed with your graphical software tool and the thermal images along with the supporting information and recommendations made in the report. In my case the property I am buying is subject to HOA and the report graphically illustrated what observations belonged to the seller and those that were the HOAs responsibility. Thank you BJ for your honesty and sheer professionalism throughout the inspection. I would recommend your services and very competitive fees anytime. A BIG thank you from a very appreciative Brit on this side of the pond!
- P.C., Palm Coast FL, September 2015
Inside and Out put my worries to bed concerning my new home. They were very informative and educated me on a few things being that I'm a first time homeowner. Their service was greatly appreciated.
- R.K., Middleburg FL, September 2015
Was very friendly and respectful. Took the time to fully explain all issues found and their severity.
- M.E., Jacksonville FL, August 2015
I think BJ did an excellent job and I particularly appreciate his willingness to answer all of my questions prior to and folliwng the inspection. Thanks
- D.M., Mission Viejo CA, August 2015
Very thorough with great recommendations for solutions to known problems. I would definitely say that we hired the right professionals, or really, the right experts for this inspection. Thank you!
- G.C., August 2015
Great job! Very efficient and thorough inspection - just what we needed! Thank you.
- A.F., Jacksonville FL, August 2015
I was thoroughly pleased with the process from start to finish. I was able to get answers to all my questions about the process on the initial telephone call. At the inspection, Bernarr and his team were very thorough and answered all the questions I could think of as I tagged along. There was a nice balance between professionalism and personability that made the whole process very comforting. The follow-up reports were provided promptly and with more detail than I was expecting. I would definitely use Bernarr and his team again and would also recommend them to others.
- M.S., Jacksonville FL, August 2015
Inspection caught the important items and gave us the knowledge we will need to fix the small items. I am very impressed with the integration of the video with the report.
- E.W., August 2015
very detailed Inspection! I was completely sold with the use of the FLIR camera. I am a career firefighters with over 32 years experience and Bj's use of this tool was fantastic. I highly recommend the company!
- S.L., August 2015
You did a superb job on my home inspection- a high level of detail with great photos, which the builder used to make all the necessary corrections on the defects you pointed out. I never would have been able to notice all the things you picked up. The realtor suggested that I didn't need an inspection on a new home. That would have been a big mistake. Thanks again, BJ.
- R.L., Jacksonville Beach FL, July 2015
very thorough and expert inspection.
- D.C., July 2015
Fantastic information and fast service!
- J.V., July 2015
Excellent service. Very detailed report delivered on time as promised. Very competitive rate. Will definitely use his services when an inspection is needed. I showed the report to some family that are going to buy a house soon and they will be calling you soon. Great service! Great report! Great price!
- E.L., Jacksonville FL, July 2015
Very professional and thorough
- K.M., Jacksonville FL, July 2015
Mr. Johnson has done a very thorough inspection of the property we are considering buying. He is you will, " left no stone unturned." His notes to us and the courtesy photos are a real added bonus to us as we make final decisions on our purchase. We were also impressed how timely the inspection was and that we received the report in just as timely of manner. Lynda and Rich Weaver.
- L.W., West Point VA, July 2015
Very impressed with your Inspections services. You go above and beyond to fully explain to the customers any issues and remedies that you come across. I will be using your services as much as possible. Thanks for allowing me to serve my customers better through you!
- J.C., June 2015
A very thorough inspection; very capable owner and staff. Explained in detail the issues that needed fixed.
- C.B., Palatka FL, June 2015
BJ was very helpful and informative. He was willing to listen to concerns we had as well as provide possible routs to look into for improvements/repairs. Overall a great experience and we would recommend to others.
- E.G., June 2015
Thank you very much. Very professional. Job well done
- C.K., June 2015
Outstanding inspection and inspector. Extremely thorough, and very customer oriented. The report accurately reflects observations, and is very well organized and easy to understand. I would enthusiastically recommend Mr. Johnson to others.
- T.L., Green Cove Springs FL, May 2015
Currently living in DE our real estate agent was with Bernarr for the inspection. We feel the report was complete and will help in our purchase of the home
- R.Z., Dover DE, May 2015
You did a wonderful job in the inspection and explaining what you found both verbally and in your report. I will certainly follow your recommendations made in the report. Thanks so much for your help.
- J.P., Palm Coast FL, May 2015
BJ is an excellent inspector, very thorough, with very good attention to detail. BJ was very professional and I would highly recommend his services.
- C.N., May 2015
BJ, Your knowledge is outstanding and the thoroughness of the report and inspection are outstanding. Please keep providing this quality of service to all future customers and I will recommend your services to any friends/co-workers to use your service.
- A.M., Parker CO, May 2015
Thank you. Great job makes me feel safe that you went above and beyond. Being in New Jersey and seeing eveything that you did is outstanding. Best home inspection I have ever seen Being a license electrician for over 30 years I have seen many and nothing compares to what you have done for us. Thank You again Dan & Laura
- D.B., Union NJ, May 2015
Very thorough and conscientious
- R.S., May 2015
BJ and his posse were very thorough and professional. They examined every inch of the home we were purchasing. I would highly recommend them to my friends and family.
- L.B., Jacksonville FL, April 2015
B.J. was very personable, knowledgeable, and informative throughout the inspection. I was very impressed with the detail of the home inspection and use of the thermal imaging throughout the house to locate potential problem areas. I highly recommend.
- S.H., April 2015
Thank you for being very thorough. The inspection report was helpful in identifying all the repairs
- A.G., April 2015
Very professional and was very thorough. First time home buyer and he made it seem easy to understand.
- J.H., Jacksonville FL, April 2015
BJ, even though we haven't met, I was very impressed with how thorough your report was. That, and your cortious demeanor over the phone, shows me you're top-notch at what you do. Thank you for such a professional job! John Gray
- J.G., April 2015
The inspection was comprehensively done inside and out. This inspector dis job well done. I'll recommend this inspector to anyone who is buying a home.
- S.K., Jacksonville FL, April 2015
BJ was very informative and thorough. He was pleasant and polite to us while we stayed around during the home inspection. I'd definitely recommend him and inside & out company.
- L.W., March 2015
Excellent home inspector! BJ is detailed and professional. Would recommend him to everyone!
- B.B., March 2015
We’d really like to thank BJ for such an outstanding job on the home's inspection. His level of professionalism and knowledge was superb and he was very friendly and approachable to questions and concerns we had. The inspection report was much more detailed than we ever imagined it could be. The entire context of the report was accompanied by corresponding pictures, making it easy to understand. It really answered many of the questions we had regarding the home and the shape it's in. We were extremely pleased with services, there's no rooms for disappointment with this gentleman and his Company.
- J.M., Saint Johns FL, March 2015
Professional, courteous and informative.
- G.L., Jacksonville FL, March 2015
BJ was very professional and thorough and made multiple attempts to solicit questions. I could tell he wanted to ensure I understood why certain findings were categorized as they were (i.e. Safety Hazards vs. Structural) and what it meant to us from a financial perspective. Overall, BJ was great and we will definitely refer him to anyone we know!!!
- J.H., Saint Augustine FL, March 2015
BJ was very thorough and efficient with his inspection. His detailed report helped us really understand our new home, and even after we move in we will look at it again to make sure even the tiny details will be taken care of.
- R.E., Jacksonville FL, March 2015
BJ was my pair of eyes, on a property that we have never seen. I live in Pittsburgh, PA and have been looking,for over a year, when I found "the one" on the internet. He walked me through each step before I agreed to anything. He did exactly what he said he would do, on the inspection, returned my calls promptly and he referred me to other reliable workers, in the area. I had hoped for fair and reliable and got so much more! Sincerely, Lisa
- L.A., March 2015
Great Job!!!!! Very Helpful and knowledgeable!
- T.M., Jacksonville FL, February 2015
B.J. was very informative and provided a detailed answer for every question I presented. He gave me an understanding of what should be addressed immediately and preventative maintenance that should be budgeted for. His pricing is very competitive and the report is concise.
- T.J., Jacksonville FL, February 2015
Great job, very helpful and informative and took time to show us issues and fixes.
- C.P., Jacksonville FL, February 2015
My wife and I were very pleased with Mr Johnson's service. BJ, as he is known, provided a thorough inspection with good descriptions, and suggested methods / timelines for any repair or maintenance scenarios. BJ was courteous, professional and very timely in his execution. We wouldn't hesitate to recommend 'InsideOurInspection" services! Adam & Betsy Yarmouth, Maine St Augustine FLA
- A.B., January 2015
Thank you BJ! You are really good in what you do. You are an expert! A kind professional with great understanding what new homeowners go through when making a huge purchase. The way you went about the inspection and documenting the details with your report really got to me. I'm really impressed. Excellent Job, Bro Mickey & Gina
- H.S., Saint Augustine FL, January 2015
He was fantastic! He helped me a lot! Thank you for everything! Very knowledgeable!
- K.W., Ponte Vedra Beach FL, January 2015
I will definitely recommend you to others looking for a home inspector. The piece of mind and items found were well worth the price of the inspection. It was a pleasure working with you and I appreciate all the advice given during this process.
- J.G., Saint Johns FL, January 2015
I would highly recommend BJ and Inside & Out Property Inspections, Inc. I am purchasing a 45 year old home so I needed someone who was going to do a good job and who knew what to look for. BJ is highly knowledgeable in not only general construction, but also roofing, plumbing, electric, wells, irrigation systems, A/Cs, and more I'm sure. He was VERY thorough, he climbed all throughout the attic into extremely tight spaces and found a few issues with the construction of the brand new roof which would have otherwise gone unnoticed. He also found an issue with the electric that could have caused a major fire. As a first time home buyer, BJ took the time to fully explain the issues he found and in terms we could understand. BJ also made countless general recommendations about ways we could improve our home ourselves by doing DIY projects. I was very impressed with BJ and couldn't have been more pleased with the job he did inspecting our new home.
- J.S., Saint Augustine FL, January 2015
BJ Johnson was an extremely professional and informative inspector. He was educational and provided clear explanations before during and after the inspection. I recommend BJ Johnson for any and all home inspection needs.
- A.I., Saint Augustine FL, January 2015
I have already recommended you to a couple at church that are looking to purchase a home. Thank you so much, your report was very thorough and informative.
- G.N., Saint Augustine FL, January 2015
I want to take the time to thank Inside and Out Property Inspectors for their professionalism and outstanding customer service during my recent home inspection. I especially would like to thank Bernarr Johnson (BJ) for his thoroughness and meticulous attention to detail. I would recommend Inside and Out Property Inspectors to my friends and family. GREAT JOB!!!!!!
- J.H., Orange Park FL, January 2015
BJ has helped numerous customers of mine and I firmly believe he is THE BEST inspector in St.Johns County. His reports are detailed yet easy to read and BJ always makes himself available to answer questions. I would highly recommend BJ to anyone in need of a home inspection. Thank you BJ for all you do!
- K.H., January 2015
BJ was very professional and knowledgeable of the process. He provided me with great options to handle the issues that were found during my inspection. He also provided me with methods on how to prevent common problems that happen over time.I trust that my new house is in great condition based on his assessment.
- A.M., Saint Johns FL, January 2015
Good job. Will be calling for any further building needs.
- D.N., Jacksonville FL, December 2014
For Deaf customers you might want to think about providing a sign language interpreter if the Deaf customer request to be presented and have questions. I was not presented during the duration of the inspection because the sellers did not want to leave their house. However, the report with pictures was very helpful. The interpreter is an option.
- C.B., Hastings FL, December 2014
Thanks for everything BJ. My only suggestion is about the report form. There was the overall summary and then the HOA summary. It wasn't clear where hoa summary stopped and the rest of the report picked up.
- B.B., St. Augustine FL, December 2014
Being an out of town buyer, I was a little apprehensive about the inspection as I had no prior knowledge about this company. However, they were absolutely amazing! Professional and thorough and I will definitely be recommending them to others!
- P.G., St. Augustine FL, December 2014
I've purchased homes before (three) and each one was inspected, the last one by a Civil Engineer but none of them could come close to Bernarr, none were ever as detailed or as comprehensive as the one done by Bernaar. His depth of knowledge, his attention to every detail, his courtesy and his high level of professionalism are impressive. A rating of 10+ is well earned.
- M.R., St. Augustine FL, December 2014
BJ was fantastic , took his time and explained everything !!!
- G.R., December 2014
Bj conducted a thorough and professional inspection with clear recommendations and a comprehensive report. We have no hesitation in using bj again and recommending him to others.
- D.W., St. Augustine FL, December 2014
Excellent job! Very detailed.
- M.C., Jacksonville FL, December 2014
I love the fact that you call to go over the findings and explain it in a way that is easy to understand. But what I love the most is that you offer suggestions that are very useful to me in helping make a decision. Thank you, Julie
- J.C., December 2014
I have called BJ for two different home inspections and I can't be happier with his service. He is extremely prompt and professional with a wealth of knowledge and will take the time to cover any questions you may have. I will only use BJ for any future inspections that I need. Thank you for the fantastic service.
- C.M., St Augustine FL, November 2014
Everything was easy, fast, and thorough, thanks :)
- L.O., Palatka FL, November 2014
BJ was very thorough and accommodating.
- M.B., St. Augustine FL, November 2014
BJ's inspection was thorough. I learned alot about the home I plan to purchae, but most of all, I have had other homes inspected before and the inspection was not near as thorough. There was a huge difference between his approach and others I have used. I would recommend his inspection service.
- J.M., Jacksonville FL, November 2014
BJ, at this point I was very satisfied with the inspection. Unfortunately, I have not been back to the property and therefore it is difficult to rate your work properly. Your score could very well be even higher. What I did see appeared very thorough and excellent work. Based upon everything I have reviewed, certainly, I would recommend you to others.
- B.M., November 2014
BJ was great. Arrived on time and was very thorough in every detail of the house. Thanks BJ.
- T.P., Ponte Vedra Beach FL, October 2014
You are very professional and detail oriented. Keep up the good work and I will recommend your services.
- K.A., Jacksonville FL, October 2014
Extremely professional, knowledgeable, thorough, and polite. I would definitely recommend him to anyone for their home inspection needs.
- C.M., St Augustine FL, October 2014