About ABC

Our Company

Accredited Building Consultants Inc. is a family-owned and operated business. We have been serving the South and Southwest Florida area since 1993. The company is a State of Florida Licensed Home Inspection Company, License Number HI-278 Our chief inspector and founder Fred Sylvester has been a resident of Florida since 1973. Fred’s core knowledge is derived from 45 years of construction experience and maintains an active State of Florida Certified Building Contractors License # CB-C025051 (1983). He also holds a SBCCI (ICC) Certified Building Inspectors License # 5110 (1993) an InterNACHI Certified Inspectors License # 10082403 and is a Licensed PaRR Disaster Inspector. Fred is also a State of Florida Certified Independent All Lines Insurance adjuster Lic # W 107270 and a State of Florida Licensed Mold Assessor & Remediator. Please visit our Qualifications page to review all of our licenses and certificates.

Chief Inspectors Background and Core Knowledge

Fred owned and operated a high end carpentry business with up to 25 frame and trim carpenters in the 1970’s and 80’s. In the early 80's Fred obtained his Florida Building Contractors License. He  has semi retired from his  building contractors business, Sylvester Homes, Inc but keeps his Division One contractors license active. Combined, these two companies built and remodeled hundreds of structures in the service area.  In 1992 Hurricane Andrew hit the South Florida coast of Florida and Fred became a private sector damage assessment and roof inspector in Dade County, Fl. While serving there he founded and subsequently opened Accredited Building Consultants, Inc. in 1993. In 1994 Fred was announced president of the local Building Industry Association (LBIA) showing his commitment to the community and the construction industry. Fred also has an extensive background in Insurance Wind Mitigation Inspections and Property Insurance Valuation Appraisals, Four Point and Roof Certification Inspections and insurance claims adjusting.

mold inspection, pool inspector, radon inspection, spa inspector, dock inspector, seawall inspection, septic inspectorThe company’s customer care representative is Nancy Sylvester whom is a retired Florida Licensed Mortgage broker and retired Realtor. She brings a wealth of knowledge and understanding of the business and customer service  making it very easy for clients to communicate their needs.

Accredited Building Consultants, Inc. has performed thousands of home and building inspections and consulting services for buyers, sellers, banks, attorneys and Realtors. Over the years, it's our value, quality, professionalism, knowledge and customer service that has set us apart. We have offered all of the above with a complete commitment to you the Customer and delivered it with a big smile and enthusiasm for what we do.

As a leader in the industry and in order to maintain our high level of quality service, we take pride in continuing education and staying abreast of the ever changing updates that are a constant in the construction industry.  January 2017 Fred completed his certification as a Building Envelope Certified  Level 2 Inspector from the Building Envelope Science Institute  Fred is the only real estate inspector in Southwest Florida with this certification. It takes commitment, desire and continuing education to stay abreast of the ever changing field of inspections and building science. Don't be fooled into getting a low cost inspection, you just might get a below average result from a below average inspector. 

We are active members of InterNACHI Certified by the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors - Click here to verify.    International Association of Certified Home Inspectors InterNACHI works to provide continuing education and promote a professional code of ethics for its members. The company makes a commitment to provide each and every client an easy to understand yet decisive narrative inspection report. We understand that one person cannot be an expert of all phases of a home or building and we have aligned ourselves with professional service providers that we have done business with over the years that are licensed, insured and skilled in their field of work. What we mean by this if there is something we have never seen before, Fred has at his finger tips has a wealth of knowledge from his preferred business providers. If it's a mold, radon, WDO/termite inspection or any other specialty inspection you need we are committed to getting that service provided for you and/or your real estate agent with one simple telephone call.

Call 239-936-7579 or simply [Order an Inspection] on-line.

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