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Meet our team

You have a high expectation for in-depth inspections on your home, and we have a high expectation of our inspectors. Quality Home Consultants has a hands-on selection process for our inspectors; which means we do not allow just anybody with a license into your home unless we put them through our rigorous screening and training procedures.

Quality Home Consultants also maintains a high standard for our office team. Our office personnel are always courtieous, professional, thorough, and punctual. With a focus on customer satisfaction, we maintain high standards from the inital contact, to the final closeout.

Read about our team below to see how we retain and keep our clients through professionalism and statisfaction.

Jim Rauland
QHC Owner

Jim Rauland not only owns Quality Home Consultants, he is also a North Carolina Registered Pest Technician, Licensed Contractor, and Home Inspector. He has completed over 6,000 inspections since obtaining his Home Inspector license in 1998. When not enjoying life with his wife Jennifer and children, Miranda, DJ, Carter, and Kennedy, he enjoys his hobbies of fishing, saltwater fish tanks, and studying for a future pilot’s license.


QHC Co-Owner

Jennifer is a WNC native. After leaving the area for some traveling, she attended college at UNCW and WCU earning degrees in Medical Anthropology and Psychology then settled back here in the beautiful mountains. Not long after, Jennifer and Jim met. They worked together to grow Quality Home Consultants as a business, and after marrying, they grew their family of four to a family of six. While she enjoys being in the office to assist agents and clients, most of her time is spent with Carter and Kennedy. Jennifer enjoys hiking with her family and sneaking away to the beach any chance she gets!


Chris Gibson
QHC Inspector

Chris was born in Lincolnton, NC and attended Afton Vo-Tech. He received his Mason’s and General Contractor’s license and minored in business at Tulsa University. He later managed a steel mill in Hickory, NC for 18 years then later switched to home inspections, receiving his license in 2014.


Dennis Williams
QHC Inspector

Dennis Williams lives in Marion, NC and studied engineering at North Carolina State University. He is also currently active with Foundation Specialty, Inc. conducting construction such as pouring cast-in-place concrete walls, where he has been self-employed for 20+ years. In his time off, Dennis enjoys time with his two daughters, Ciera and Abbie, fishing, drag racing, and saltwater fish tanks.


Jeff Tillery
QHC Inspector

Hello my name is Jeff Tillery, I am married to my wonderful wife Sheena and we have three beautiful children, Garrett, Grace and Griffin. After earning a degree is turf management and spending over 20 years in the golf course industry I began searching for a new direction in my career. My interest in home inspections began during several construction jobs I was involved in during my time as a golf course manager and during construction of my own homes. I was fascinated in how a home and all of it’s components performed and that remains the same today. I have been a licensed home inspector for 3 years now and have completed several hundred inspections. Over the years, there has been one thing missing from my business and that is not having a team behind me to share my thoughts and learn new things about the home inspection industry with. Quality Home Consultants provides the supportive, engaging environment I have been missing and I am thrilled to be part of their team. I look forward to working with you in the future.


Chris Brown
QHC Inspector

Chris Brown has been a home inspector since 1996, with over 4,100 inspections completed. He obtained a BS / BA degree from Franklin University in 1970 and served in the United States Army from 1970 to 1972 working at the Pentagon. His experience is extended with over 20 years of work in various construction trades, mostly carpentry. He is happily married to his wife Alice in which they had two daughters and one son. When he isn’t spending time with his family (including his seven grandchildren!) his interests include antique cars, old farm tractors, historic buildings, travel and camping, hiking, cooking, baseball, music, and trivia.


QHC Client Coordinating Specialist

Brandi is a Hendersonville native and a graduate of UNC Chapel Hill.  She is married to her high school sweetheart Josh and their only “child” is their shelter mutt Zeke.  Brandi has been with QHC since April 2016.  She loves interacting with clients and agents on a daily basis and her goal is to help make scheduling your home inspection as easy as possible.   When she is not in the office, she enjoys hiking and cheering on the Tar Heels.

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Quality Home Consultants

P.O. Box 583

Mountain Home, NC 28758


“I love working with Quality’s home inspectors.  They are thorough and also responsive to my clients’ questions and concerns.  The office staff is super friendly and efficient and make it easy to schedule inspections and re-checks.  Quality is one of the most professional inspection companies in town.”

Margaret Vestal
RE/MAX Executive