The discipline of the Marine Corps combined with the mechanics and precision required from 35 years as a contractor set Jim Dooley in place to become an expert home inspector. He has framed houses, dormers, extensions, cut and framed complicated roof systems, installed structural beams and even raised houses off their foundations! Jim leverages his vast construction knowledge to educate home buyers about what he knows is one of the biggest financial and emotional decisions of their lives.
Being a problem solver is key to Jim’s thorough inspection reports and his helpful rapport with clients. Jim welcomes their questions, priding himself on helping them understand the condition of the home the way he does.
Jim’s formal training includes:
- ASHI at Home Training Program: renowned as the most respected and comprehensive training
- ASHI (American Society of Home Inspectors) Member
Originally from Long Island, Jim’s family has called Charleston home since 2013. He and his wife Nicole are raising three children. They moved South for many reasons but quality of life is at the top of the list. He enjoys the relaxed lifestyle in Charleston as well as the warm winters. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family or working as a carpenter in his shop building furniture.