About Larry Cerro


Larry has been performing building inspections in Tallahassee since 1978.  Larry’s extensive inspection experience enhances his credibility in providing expert witness testimony for construction defect disputes and real estate transaction disputes involving disclosure issues.  He is also called upon in matters regarding standards of care and practice concerning home inspections. 

Larry is often consulted by TV and newspaper reporters producing articles on home inspection and has been featured in articles by the Tallahassee Democrat and Tallahassee Magazine.  He is a contributor to the "State Capital News" and the Florida Heritage Foundation publication "News and Views".  He has appeared several times on the PBS television show "Accent" where he has been featured on a series about home inspections.  Mr. Cerro regularly serves on panel discussions presented by various real estate related organizations and is a regular speaker at real estate offices, real estate related boards, university courses, and educational seminars within the industry.


Larry is certified by the Supreme Court as a County Court Mediator


  • State Registered Residential Building Contractor
  • State Registered Mechanical Contractor
  • State Registered Air Conditioning Contractor
  • State Registered Roofing Contractor
  • State Certified Home Inspector
  • State Certified Building Inspector
  • State Certified Residential Combination Inspector
  • State Certified Energy Auditor
  • State Certified Radon Measurement Technician
  • State Certified Radon Mitigation Specialist
  • Member - ASHI (American Society of Home Inspectors)
    -------------Florida Chapter President 4 years
    -------------National Director 8 years.
  • Member - FABI (Florida Association of Building Inspectors) Director 3 years
  • Certified by the Florida Supreme Court as a County Court Mediator
  • 40 years construction industry experience
  • Over 30 years experience in the Home Inspection Industry