The team.

Team Blue Crab Home Inspections has over 50 years of combined experience in the real estate, home improvement and home inspection fields!

Meet our talented team.

Not all home inspectors are created equal. We are proud to say that all of our inspectors are members of ASHI (American Society Home Inspectors) and complete all home inspections according to its standards of practice and code of ethics. It´s our way of guaranteeing that the client receives the highest quality inspection and education about the home.

Scott Cottrell
ASHI Certified inspector
MD License 31131 ASHI 250924
410-679-1401 ext. 101
scott@bluecrabinspections.com

Not only is Scott an American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) certified home inspector. He is also certified as a residential mold inspector, a commercial mold inspector, and mold remediator by the National Association of Mold Remediators and Inspectors (NAMRI). In addition to performing inspections, he also serves as the accountant and technical guru for Blue Crab Inspections. When he’s not crawling in attics or managing a budget, Scott volunteers for his daughter’s school and various youth sports teams in Harford County.

Randy Cottrell
ASHI Certified inspector
MD License 31929 ASHI 252926
410-679-1401 ext. 102
randy@bluecrabinspections.com

Randy has an extensive background in the home buying process and has been helping home owners and home buyers achieve their dreams for over 15 years. In addition to being an American Society of Home Inspectors certified home and certified mold inspector, Randy is also an instructor with the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI). He teaches multiple courses and classes to prospective home inspectors, home buyers and real estate agents on home inspections and the home inspection process. Outside of work, Randy can be found chasing his two toddler-aged daughters and chocolate Labrador retriever.

John Foley
ASHI Certified inspector
MD License 31449 ASHI 252332
410-679-1401 ext. 103
john@bluecrabinspections.com

John has been inspecting homes since 2012, he is an American Society of Home Inspectors certified home inspector as well as a certified mold inspector. John also has over a decade of commercial and residential construction experience—from building pools to constructing single family homes. An avid outdoorsman and dog lover, John also serves as a board member for Metro Crime Stoppers of Maryland, furthering his interests in community safety.

Nick Mikula
ASHI Certified inspector
MD License 32440 ASHI 259026
410-679-1401 ext. 105
nick@bluecrabinspections.com

Nick is an American Society of Home Inspectors certified home inspector as well as a certified mold inspector. Nick brings to our team nearly 20 years of experience in the home improvement and construction fields. Nick, enjoys working out and fishing off his pier; a father to two young girls and three dogs, is also a talented musician who can play almost any instrument from guitar to piano to drums.


Bryan Bandy
Home inspector
MD License 32549 ASHI 260255
410-679-1401 ext. 106
bryan@bluecrabinspections.com

Bryan is a member of the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI). He has completed a rigorous training program prepared by the American Home Inspectors Training Institute (AHIT) and passed the National Home Inspector Examination. Bryan also teaches Physical education in Baltimore County; he received his degree from Towson University where he played baseball. Bryan grew up in Carroll County but resides in Harford County, with his family.

Matt Ferguson
Home inspector
MD License 32578 ASHI 260406
410-679-1401 ext. 107
matt@bluecrabinspections.com

A native of Australia, Matt has been involved in the home building industry for over 25 years with an extensive background in construction and house flipping. Matt has been a golf professional since the age of 18 and after marrying a Harford County local in 2006 he opened his own golf instruction business in Churchville, MD. When he’s not doing home inspections or spending his time in all things golf-related, Matt can be found on the soccer field or baseball mound helping to coach his kids’ sports teams.