About Us

NPI San Diego

Serving the Greater San Diego area.

Serving locally since 2016, National Property Inspections San Diego is the first name in home and commercial property inspections. Our professionally trained inspectors have years of experience identifying the condition of hundreds of your home’s most vital systems. With fast turnaround, comprehensive, easy-to-understand reports and friendly service, our team is here to answer all of your questions any time in the inspection process.

Our goal is simple—to give you the information you need when you need it, so you can make the right decision with your investment. Whether you’re buying your family’s new home or renting a commercial building for your growing business, NPI San Diego gives you peace of mind.

Our office is a locally owned franchise, part of the NPI organization of nearly 300 inspectors. Every inspection is different. All NPI inspectors have access to technical support seven days a week. This means questions are answered in a timely manner, which means you receive complete results when you need them.

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Owner

J. William Naish
President/COO
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J. William Naish


Qualifications Summary (details below)

I have over 30+ years of experience as a building inspector, with 20+ years of that as a manager of Building Inspectors, Construction Project Managers & Estimators, as well as Civil & Geotechnical Engineers.

Current Certifications & Associations

  • California Real Estate Inspection Association (CREIA) Certified Member #0166148
  • American Society of Home Isnpectors (ASHI) Associate Member #262530
  • International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI) Certified Inspector. #16092124
  • San Diego Association of Realtors (SDAR) affiliate member
  • Poway Real Estate Professionals (PREP) affiliate member
  • Commercial Real Estate Alliance of San Diego (CRASD) affiliate member
  • Ramona Real Estate Association (RREA) affiliate member
  • National Home Inspector’s Exam (NHIE) successfully completed

Past Licenses & Certifications

  • California Department of State Architect Licensed School Building Inspector
  • City of San Diego CA Certified Special Inspector, #373
  • State of California: Registered Disaster Service Worker #OC279
  • International Conference of Building Officials (ICBO): Structural Steel Special Inspector #21831
  • International Conference of Building Officials (ICBO): Masonry Special Inspector #26786
  • International Conference of Building Officials (ICBO): Pre-stressed Concrete Special Inspector #39788
  • International Conference of Building Officials (ICBO): Concrete Special Inspector #39789
  • Association of Energy Engineers (AEE): Certified Energy Manager #12150
  • Association of Energy Engineers (AEE):  Energy Procurement Professional
  • Association of Energy Engineers (AEE): Certified Sustainable Development Professional #576
  • U. S. Green Building Council: LEED Accredited Professional
  • University of California, San Diego CA, Certificate of Completion/Facility Energy Efficiency Professional

San Diego Unified School District, San Diego, CA 10/10/1992 to 6/30/2017 

Supervisor, Building Inspection/Planning/Estimating Dept.

 

  • Supervise staff that inspect and audit all district facilities (203 locations/1,016 buildings/14M sq. ft.) annually, providing data to determine proper expenditures of funds on capitol assets and Facility Condition Index (FCI).
  • Manage and supervise of professional staff in engineering and construction prioritizing maintenance and repair, planning, estimating, and inspection functions.
  • Utilized working knowledge and experience in architectural design, design development, contract development, contract
  • negotiations and construction progress scheduling review. Recommend and review engineering analysis.
  • Manage a utility budget of $18M representing 215 locations and over 1,000 accounts. During this time period, the department
  • Including staff and consulting firms.
  • Develop maintenance department budget including assigned responsibilities for labor, materials, tools, and equipment, outside services, vendors, and rolling stock. 

Professional Services Industries, Corona, CA 1/1/1989 to 10/1/1992

Senior Division Manager, Construction engineering, inspection, & construction material testing lab.

 

  • Provided direction to various trade inspectors, including geotechnical engineers, soils technicians, masonry, structural steel and concrete inspectors, civil, mechanical and electrical engineers. Included explaining these engineering practices and providing general direction for various design professionals.
  • Provided training concerningconstruction contracts negotiation, building code inspections, and construction progress scheduling

 

American Engineering Laboratories, San Diego, CA 1/10/1985 to 1/1/1989

Vice President, Construction engineering, inspection, & construction material testing lab.

 

  • Provided direction to various trade inspectors, including geotechnical engineers, soils technicians, masonry, structural steel and concrete inspectors, civil, mechanical and electrical engineers. Included explaining these engineering practices and providing general direction for various design professionals.
  • Provided training related to building codes, professional due diligence, inspections, safety, litigation awareness and construction progress scheduling review.
Owner

Donna Naish
CEO/CFO
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Donna Naish


CEO/CFO

Over thirty years experience in corporate accounting and auditing. Held positions as Accounting Manager and Controller for privately held companies as well as Financial Control Audit Manager for a global defense contractor. The latter required specialized knowledge of government accounting and financial controls oversight of six locations throughout the U.S. Currently serving as CFO of NPI-SD and handling face to face marketing plans. Actively involved as a Ramona Chamber of Commerce Ambassador and affiliate with the San Diego Association of Realtors, Ramona Real Estate Association and Poway Real Estate Professionals. Holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration.

Owner

Lauren Blaha
Digital Marketing and Media Manager
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Lauren Blaha


Digital Marketing and Media Manager

Lauren received her B.A. in Human Development from California State University, San Marcos in 2011. Her passion is learning about how the human body and mind work. She is able to utilize these interests by creating and maintaining relevant content that stimulates the mind and eyes of our clients and future cliental as well. Lauren enjoys bringing others together, and creating a positive atmosphere for businesses to interact with one another. Her role at National Property Inspections, San Diego is to create and manage online content. She also spends her time encouraging others in the real estate market through engaging in their content and participating in online commentary. Managing our professional contacts is a large part of her day as well. When she is not working, she enjoys spending time at the barn riding and jumping horses. She is also a full time mom of two daughters, and enjoys exploring San Diego and Disneyland with them when she can.

 

 

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