Skills & Expertise

Richard H. Sewing, P.E.

With more than 40 years of engineering experience, Richard H. Sewing is an expert in the industry. He has earned a proven record of excellence and professionalism as an independent structural engineer and commercial and residential building inspector.

As an entrepreneur, his foresight was visionary: to provide consumers with comprehensive residential and commercial inspections so they can make responsible decisions about their real estate purchases. He founded Richard H. Sewing & Associates, LLC, an engineering and building inspection firm more than 21 years ago and continues to offer both residential and commercial inspections.

His strengths, among others, are leadership, business skills and dedication to his craft. Previously, he served as an engineer for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. He also served as Regional Director for the U.S. Department of Commerce in Dallas and Chicago. For sixteen years he taught Real Estate Construction and Inspection Techniques at the Houston Community College. Mr. Sewing has taught  more than 1500 students, including architects, engineers, Realtors, and professional trade-persons seeking to become licensed Professional Real Estate Inspectors.

Since the 1970's, Mr. Sewing's focus has been on residential and commercial developments as an owner of apartments, motels and other property in the Houston area. He has served as a consultant to the then Houston-field office of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Harris County Housing Authority. He has also reviewed and critiqued proposed real estate and construction text books for national publishing companies.

Mr. Sewing is a member of the National Society of Professional Engineers, the Texas Society of Professional Engineers, and the Texas Association of Real Estate Inspectors. He is licensed by the State of Texas as a Professional Real Estate Inspector and Professional Engineer.

Mr. Sewing received a Bachelor of Science degree in Architectural Engineering from Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS and has  complete numerous post-graduate courses and seminars throughout the country.


Jon E. Sewing

As a veteran licensed professional real estate inspector, Jon Sewing's skills stand among Houston's best at evaluating structural and mechanical systems for single family, multi-family, and commercial buildings.

He has been a principal inspector with Richard H. Sewing & Associates, LLC since 1993 and provides consumers with thorough verbal and written inspection reports and conducts staff training seminars. Throughout his tenure with the firm, Mr. Sewing has shown a commitment to accuracy, customer service and professionalism. He's also dedicated to the field of real estate inspection by providing clients with comprehensive analysis of their properties and assisting them in understanding all aspects of their inspection.

Jon Sewing is licensed by the State of Texas as a Professional Real Estate Inspector.

25 Years Building Inspection Experience

Since 1987


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