Apogee Home Inspections, LLC was developed by husband and wife team, Brett and Kathy James, out of Brett’s dream to own and operate a home inspection business to contribute to the real estate industry in the Helena area. Brett and Kathy are both Montana High-line natives who have forged through life together with strong work ethics and a desire to build long-lasting relationships throughout their personal and business lives.
After graduating from the University of Idaho Art and Architecture school in 1997, Brett returned home to the great state of Montana and began working in the Architectural industry which he continues still today. Brett’s experience has ranged from design and development, to project management, to construction administration of large and small scale construction projects in both commercial and residential fields. His passion for residential design and construction led to the beginning of James Home Builders, Inc. which he and Kathy have owned and operated since 2007. Brett’s love for building was formed at a young age while working with his father on construction projects. Through all of these experiences Brett discovered another passion, home inspections. With his great attention for detail, Brett is able to assist builders with FHA compliance inspections and educate home buyers and sellers regarding the condition of homes they are buying and/or selling. Through the relationships he has developed in the inspection industry, he has found great fulfillment.
from real world construction and design experience. His education and experience in architectural design and project administration brings with it a wealth of knowledge regarding how structures are designed and assembled. As a residential contractor he has great insight regarding materials, installations, assemblies and workmanship. This experience and knowledge sets him apart in the home inspection industry in the Helena area.
Brett follows comprehensive Standards of Practice which ensure that our clients receive a detailed and accurate home inspection. He also abides by a strict Code of Ethics which puts our client’s interests first and protects their rights as a consumer. Brett’s inspections are an unbiased assessment of the current condition of the home whether our client is the buyer or the seller.