About Gold Key

Founded in 2004, Gold Key Home Inspections provides a full range of real estate related inspection services, including general home inspections, termite (WDI/WDO) inspections and environmental and indoor air quality inspections to home buyers and sellers throughout Maryland.

Gold Key’s mission is to provide quality home and environmental inspection services in a professional, ethical, responsible and caring manner. Our goal is to establish customer trust and valued satisfaction with the most progressive services and tools as well as qualified, certified, licensed inspectors. We inspect each home as if our own family member was making the purchase.

To fulfill its mission, Gold Key performs inspections in accordance with the code of ethics and standards of practice set forth by the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI). Further, our inspectors’ professional training exceeds industry standards, and Gold Key is committed to ensuring that its inspectors complete continuing education to stay abreast of changes and new technology in the home inspection industry.

As an added service to real estate agents, Gold Key inspectors carry a SentriCard, enabling them greater flexibility in accessing properties for inspections and ancillary services.

About Bob Pavlik

Founder of Gold Key Home Inspections, Bob Pavlik, Certified Master Inspector, offers clients more than 30 years of hands on experience in the areas of roofing, HVAC, pest and environmental inspections, customer service and home inspections. 

Bob inspects each house as if one of his kids is making the purchase. Further, his professional credentials include:
  • Licensed Home Inspector, Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing & Regulation registration #29735
  • Licensed and certified by the Maryland Department of Agriculture as a Pest Control Consultant, which enables Gold Key to offer and perform termite inspections and issue MD-1 forms for real estate transactions (business license #27981)
  • International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI), Member
  • Maryland Association of Home Inspectors (MAHI), Member
  • Howard County Association of Realtors, Member
  • Certified Master Inspector, Master Inspector Certification Board
  • Infrared Certified
  • IAC2 Certified as an Indoor Air Consultant by the International Association of Indoor Air Consultants
  • Certified Disaster Housing Inspector
  • Adheres to both State of Maryland and InterNACHI's Standards of Practice
  • Abides by InterNACHI’s Code of Ethics
  • BSI graduate (State of Maryland, ASHI and NAHI approved training)
  • Fulfills 18+ hours of continuing education every year
  • Owns and uses high-tech and aerial video equipment for high quality home inspections
  • Generates electronic, easy-to-read inspection reports with photographs and video (if appropriate)
  • Prior military; honorably discharged veteran
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