REO Shadow

Welcome to REO Shadow Inspection Services

REO Shadow provides professional REO-specific field inspection services for real estate agents and brokerages in the Chicago metropolitan area. Our team supports your team with reliable, experienced inspection professionals and online task management to help you save time, better service your clients, maintain lender compliance and reduce total field management cost.


Routine Inspection

Runners come and go with varying levels of experience and reliability. REO Shadow helps you maintain quality, consistency and peace of mind.

We deliver accurate routine occupancy status and vacant property reports with photos. Weekly, bi-weekly or on a per need basis. On time, every time, 52 weeks per year.

Rates as low as $10 per inspection.


Expedited Inspection

It’s hard to be in 5 places at once. REO Shadow helps you do that.

24-hour occupancy checks, interior/exterior BPO and marketing photos, document posting – we have you covered.

Rates as low as $15/inspection.


Field Automation

Our online task management and inspection system helps you assign tasks easier, obtain accurate street-level information faster and centralize access to reports and photos — 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.



REO Shadow specializes in routine and expedited quality control inspection services designed specifically for the REO agent and brokerage. Since 2003, we’ve performed hundreds of thousands of REO-specific inspection tasks for some of the most reputable REO agents in the Chicago metropolitan area.

Our mission is to help you service lenders in the most efficient manner possible, establishing the highest level of compliance and quality. We pride ourselves in providing a local, personalized field support solution that reacts promptly and professionally to your field-related needs. Our team becomes part of your team and we represent you.

REO Shadow exists because of our passion for inspection and real estate. We would be excited for the opportunity to help you grow and maintain your REO business!


If you are a new client who would like to learn more about REO Shadow or are seeking immediate consultation:

If you are an existing client who has questions related to an inspection service performed:

If you are an existing client who has a technical question or issue related to our inspection system: