professional home inspector

ROBERTO MONTIEL has the distinction of being a professional home inspector and bilingual in Spanish and English. A native of El Salvador, he immigrated to the United States in 1977. After a 24 year career as a mason and having his own company, he decided to utilize his uncommonly fine communication skills and broad knowledge of home building by becoming a home inspector. He successfully completed the Building Spec home inspector course and, during October 2001, completed our on-the-job training to qualify to perform home inspections and environmental testing for Alban. Roberto’s ability to communicate in Spanish is especially satisfying for his Hispanic home buying clients and all have raved about his work. He is a presenter for the home inspection process for the Latino Economic Development Center (LEDC) in Maryland and DC for new home buyers. Roberto is a member of the American Society of Home Inspectors. He is also a BPI certified energy auditor.

Steve Fletcher
Construction Inspector

Steve Fletcher is a fully trained and licensed home inspector coming to Alban with a fantastic resume. Steve had a remarkable 40-year career for Bechtel, traveling extensively nationally and internationally as a construction inspector. The first paragraph of his resume reads “Extensive Construction, Environment, Safety and Health experience working on unique and diverse global projects. Experience includes Power, Telecommunications, Space and Fence, Oil, Gas and Chemical, and Mining and Metals (on projects for) Shell, Chevron, AT&T, Sprint, RTA, BHP-B, U.S. public utilities, Conoco Phillips and the U.S. Air Force as clients.” I was immediately impressed when Sandy Watkins, Alban’s President, and I had lunch with Stephen. His confidence, quiet demeanor, intelligence, and knowledge of residential construction shined brightly. I know that you and your clients will likewise be impressed and pleased to have Steve Fletcher on their side, given his extensive inspection quality-control background. The feedback we are getting reinforces our confidence that Steve is a blessing for his clients and their Realtors. He and his wife live in Walkersville, so he is well positioned to provide his home inspection customers with convenient service.

Chief Inspector, Lead-Based Paint Division

QUINTIN D. SATTERFIELD is chief lead-based paint inspector for Alban, specializing in lead inspections for rental property owners and risk assessments for homebuyers. He joined Alban in the fall of 1995 after graduating with honors from Bowie State University. His degree is in psychology with a minor in education and social work. He is an accredited lead-based paint Risk Assessor and is widely acclaimed as one of the most experienced lead paint inspectors in Maryland and the District of Columbia having completed thousands of lead based paint inspections. Just ask everyone of his clients and they will all tell you Quintin is one of the most personable and professional people they know. He is a joy to have in Alban.

Lead-Based Paint Inspector

JOSH DAY graduated from West Brunswick High School in Shallotte, NC in 1998. Josh was employed by Food Lion after graduating high school working his way up to Department Manager and Assistant Store Manager. Josh is a Maryland Certified Lead Paint Inspector. He has performed hundreds of lead paint tests in Maryland and is a BPI certified Energy Auditor working in Alban’s energy efficiency division. He has excellent communication and customer service skills. In his spare time, he enjoys watching Ravens football, Orioles baseball and comedy movies.

Sandra L. Watkins
President & CEO
Sandy Watkins serves the Alban family of companies as chief executive and head of all property management, home inspection and handyman/renovation activities of the Alban companies. She joined Art Lazerow as his secretary in 1977 for Lazerow Development Corp. Housed in a dusty construction trailer shared with a construction superintendent and Art, Sandy helped build the communities of Frederick Heights and Alban Place in Frederick, Maryland, several communities in Montgomery County and headed all property management operations in Frederick and Phoenix Arizona. She now manages investment properties for many regional clients. Along the way, she became a first-rate property manager and earned her real estate license.
Arthur S. Lazerow
Arthur S. Lazerow began his housing career in July 1972 upon graduation from AU Law School as corporate counsel for a major Baltimore area builder/developer. He was involved in all aspects of home building and property management. In 1976, he founded Lazerow Development Co. Inc. and developed the Frederick Heights community. He expanded his housing activities in 1981 into Metropolitan Washington D.C. In 1994, he founded Alban Inspections, Inc. and currently serves as Chairman of the Board. Art was an ASHI member and a Maryland licensed home inspector before he retired from active home inspecting, having performed over 6,000 inspections. He serves Alban Inspections as its chief advisor.
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