Rusty Layton

Rusty Layton

Russell Layton Associates, Inc. is a home inspection company in Alexandria, VA incorporated in 1995. Rusty Layton is the owner and has been a home inspector since 1981. He has performed over 30,000 home inspections in the Washington DC metropolitan area. Rusty is a 30 year Member of the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI), the oldest and most respected professional society of home inspectors, a member of the International Association of Licensed Home Inspectors (InterNACHI), the largest home inspection association in the world and a Licensed Home Inspector and New Residential Structure (NRS) Inspector by the Commonwealth of Virginia.


ASHI Licensed


InterNACHI Licensed


Virginia Licensed

Virginia DPOR

30 Year ASHI Member

ASHI 30 Year Member

Being a native of the Washington DC metro area and inspecting houses for aver 40 years in Maryland, Virginia and DC makes Rusty Layton one of the most knowledgeable and experienced area home inspection expert available to work with. His home inspections are thorough, educational and enjoyable.

"Peace of Mind"

truly an expert

Rusty is very knowledgeable and thorough; everything you want in a home inspector. He put us in a great position to negotiate concessions because of how thorough he is, and it also gave us great peace of mind. Highly recommend him!

explained everything

Rusty saved us from a potentially major issue during the home inspection and his expertise and knowledge is invaluable!

a great experience

Rusty did a great inspection and was very helpful for us in understanding our home. He also responded quickly and efficiently to all of our questions, even after the inspection was complete.