About Your Inspector

Phil Gould Home Inspector

ASHI Certified Inspector

Phil Gould

Your Home Inspector for the Chicago Area  

Property Guidance Inspection LLC is owned and operated by inspector Phil Gould. He has been a full-time inspector and radon testing professional since 2012. Phil has completed more than 3500 inspections on a wide variety of homes over the last 11 years.

Phil Gould had a career in media and advertising before joining the home inspection industry. While still working at the agency, he attended monthly inspector meetings and shadowed professional inspectors from ASHI (American Society of Home Inspectors) on the weekends. He was an inspector and area manager for a national home inspection company and now operates his own business, Property Guidance Inspection.

Phil lives in a 1925 stucco bungalow in Forest Park with his wife Liz and two dogs Nora and Dora. He’s been a trusted member of the Chicago community for years and brings his community experience with him to every inspection.

Phil’s Certifications  


Illinois Licensed Home Inspector #450.003759


Illinois Radon Professional License : RNI2012212




ASHI Great Lakes Chapter Inspector by Review


Certified Thermagrapher


FAA 107 Certified Drone Pilot


North American Deck and Railing Association


Tile Roofing Institute Manual Certified


Chicago Bungalow Association - Trusted Referral


Affiliate Member of Oak Park Area Association of Realtors


Member of Oak Park River Forest Chamber of Commerce


Member of Forest Park Chamber of Commerce

Buildings Inspected

Phil has years of experience inspecting a wide variety of buildings from small homes to large multiple family units. No matter what your inspection needs are, Phil has the knowledge you need to make an informed decision on your next purchase. 

Building Types Home Inspector Phil Gould Inspects

Phil inspects various residential home types, including the following:

  • Homes of all values

  • Apartments

  • Townhomes/Condos

  • Light Commercial Buildings

Specialized Industry Tools

We employ cutting-edge technology for the most precise home inspections possible.


360 Degree Camera


Gas Leak Detector


Aerial Drone Photography


Thermal Imaging


Moisture Meter

We go above and beyond at every inspection

We work hard to exceed the expectations of our customers and conduct our inspections with care and professionalism. We follow the ASHI Standards of Practice to help make our pledge a reality.

Contact Property Guidance Inspection LLC to schedule your home inspection appointment!

  • Weekend and evening appointments are available upon request.
  • Online payments accepted.
  • Join us in person for the inspection.
  • We welcome any questions any time about your inspection report.

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