Experience You Can Trust

Our Clients Say It Best

Heartland has been inspecting Minneapolis St Paul area homes for 25 years and consistently receives great reviews from customers and real estate professionals. In fact we’ve received over 700 positive reviews! You can be confident we will be thorough, professional and will give you the information you need from a home inspection to make an informed decision—whether you’re buying, selling or simply maintaining your home.

  • Fast Booking

    Online 24/7 or by phone 7 days a week

  • Extended Office Hours

    We’re available when you need us!

  • Professional Inspectors

    Experienced and competent but non-alarmist.

  • Same-Day, Easy-to-Understand Report

    Easy-to-read and understand. You’ll receive your report the same day, often within only a few hours. It includes a Summary plus pictures and illustrations to help you understand the major issues clearly.

  • Certified & Professional

    ASHI and InterNACHI certified inspectors. Each completes 40 hours of continuing education a year. Plus monthly in-house training meetings. All have passed through background checks.

  • Follow-up Support

    Always available before, during and after to answer any questions you might have.

  • And More!

    Heartland Inspection is your one-stop shopping for other services.

Meet Our Team

Vicki Hoeppner, GM/Co-Founder and Owner

Along with a passion for housing, Vicki’s background in customer service, sales and education was a perfect fit for the emerging home inspection industry when she and Brian Snowberg founded Heartland in 1995. She and her husband have renovated 7 homes. And she credits that experience for bringing a unique level of understanding to everyone involved in the home inspection process.

Brett Cook, Certified Inspector/CE Instructor

Brett Cook is a nationally certified ASHI and InterNACHI inspector who has inspected thousands Twin Cities homes. He has an extensive and comprehensive knowledge of  housing and makes his clients feel comfortable throughout the process. He’s worked as a remodeler, construction project manager, Realtor, State energy auditor, and principal in a home inspection company. Brett and his wife Sherry have four children. His personal interests include fishing, motorcycle touring, wilderness canoe camping, and skiing.

Nick Koenig, Certified Inspector

Nick Koenig is a nationally certified ASHI and InterNACHI inspector with 15+ years in the business. He’s a licensed contractor and former real estate agent and has managed over 50 residential rehab projects. Nick’s complete understanding of homes, attention to detail and ability to translate complex house details in understandable terms make him a reliable inspector who’s schedule is always full. His hobbies include motorcycles, computers, woodworking and RC airplanes. Nick and his wife have two active sons.

Matt Karr, Certified Inspector

Matt Karr is a natural in this business – a nationally certified ASHI and InterNACHI inspector who’s spent his entire career in residential housing. We’ve found that by hiring people who love what they do and live to serve others, our customers are thrilled and our business thrives. Matt is all that and more. Focused and curious, he has the detailed mindset of an engineer and the ability to relate to people like a trusted pro.

David May, Certified Inspector

After many years in the medical field, David May found a new passion in home inspection and is a nationally certified InterNACHI inspector and an ASHI member. He operated a home improvement service before completing Heartland’s rigorous training boot camp and has become one of our highest rated inspectors. Clients and agents often mention David’s helpful attitude and attention to detail. Outside work, David hikes, bikes, enjoys outdoor photography, and remodeling his home. He and his wife spend down time relaxing by their creekside outdoor fire pit.

Chris Miller, Certified Inspector

Chris Miller is a certified member of InterNACHI and ASHI. He has built his reputation as a home inspector by actively demonstrating a commitment to honesty, integrity, and quality.  His knowledge and expertise help buyers and sellers at all levels of home ownership – from first time buyers to luxury properties – make well-informed decisions. In addition to being “all about homes”, Chris is passionate about his family, music and life in the Twin Cities.

Dan Jones, Certified Inspector

Dan Jones is a nationally certified ASHI and InterNACHI inspector with 10+ years of experience in construction and home repair. His diverse background in all areas of residential housing also includes work in environmental conservation and agriculture. Clients and agents frequently mention Dan’s attention to detail and calm approach to inspecting. He and his wife are kept busy by their two young daughters and are often out exploring the local lakes and natural areas.

Dave Anderson, Certified Inspector

Dave Anderson is a nationally certified ASHI and InterNACHI inspector with over 25 years residential housing experience. Before joining Heartland where he inspects homes of all sizes and ages, he worked in the insurance industry and traveled the U.S. working with home owners affected by natural disasters such as Hurricanes Katrina and Harvey.

Zoe Liss, Operations Manager

Always here to help, Zoe’s been with Heartland for over 3 years. Before joining Heartland, she worked as a company manager, for an environmentally friendly cleaning company, in Portland, Oregon. Dedicated to the details, Zoe strives to keep Heartland running efficiently for our clients and team. When she’s not working, she enjoys photography, travel, painting, and studying business development.

Renae Christensen, Client Care/Radon Technician

During Renae’s four years at Heartland Inspections she has held several roles within the company, from marketing and client care to inspection services. Prior to working at Heartland she worked in cardiac healthcare before spending several years as a stay-at-home mom. Outside of work she enjoys cooking, camping and hiking, and road trips.

Ray Ayo, Client Care/Content Marketing Specialist

Dedicated to the field of customer service, Ray has been able to make a career out of it. Before joining Heartland, he worked as a musician, graphic designer, call center agent, Comcast client liaison, and leasing associate. Ray is passionate about making others happy and seeing the company succeed. After work, he enjoys cycling, hiking and jamming with his former bandmates. He is a full-time virtual assistant team member and lives in the Philippines.

Paul Mueller, Inspector Trainee

Paul brings 17 years of real estate and business experience to home inspecting. He’s worked extensively with home buyers, sellers, agents and people from all walks of life. He’s completing Heartland’s rigorous boot camp with flying colors and has become a valued team member. In addition to enjoying time with his active family of 5, he’s an avid golfer and big U of M supporter.

Mitch Noor, Client Care

Mitch values honesty, transparency, and accountability to ensure his work is high quality. Moreover, he is compassionate and loves interacting with many different people. He’s had a successful career in the call center industry in the Philippines the last 8 years. In his free time, he enjoys exercising, basketball, video games, and traveling. Mitch is a full-time client care team member.