Certified Home Watch Professionals

Home Watch is “A visual inspection of a home or property, looking for obvious issues.”

Elite Home Watchers will give you the peace of mind you need while you are away. Help reduce coming home to unwanted disasters and make your return home stress free.


(423) 508-5217




9am – 5pm

Our Elite Services

Home Watch

We check your home weekly or bi weekly and provide an electronic report with comments and pictures of our findings.  Our inspections are based on NHWA best practices.

Concierge/Key Holder

Vendor coming to do work at your home?  Maybe a delivery?  Letting someone use your home and need to provide key?  We are your point of contact for your home when you are away!

Storm Services

When a tropical storm is approaching the Gulf Coast, your concern for you home goes off the chart!
While we can’t do anything about the storm, we can take preparation and follow-up measures.

Tom and Elizabeth Fitzpatrick

About The Owners

Tom and Elizabeth are Elite Home Watchers that are fully licensed, insured, and bonded. They are local professionals that will provide you with that peace of mind you desire for your home and valuables while you are away. Accredited and certified by the NHWA, they will thoroughly inspect your home’s interior and exterior. After each home visit they will provide you with same day, real-time, GPS enabled inspection report which includes pictures from each visit. If any items are identified with cause for concern, they will provide you with critical documentation required by your insurance company should any damage occur while you are away. Tom and Elizabeth will also provide options for possible repairs or remediation, while offering to oversee any such projects. With the Fitzpatrick’s Elite Home Watch service, you can be assured that you are entrusting your home and valuables with reliable and trustworthy professionals.

Sandra LaFlamme
Sandra LaFlamme
My girlfriend Ronnie is so thrilled . I introduced her to Elite and now she can leave town with peace of mind. Tom & Elizabeth are so welcoming that the amazing concierge they provide - Elite Home Watchers is my go to for all my friends. Bonded, Insured, Certified and Accredited: They are my favorite home watch & concierge provider based in Sarasota, FL specializing in top-tier home care services. Tom & Elizabeth are experts at making leaving home worry-free! They provide routine home checks in Longboat Key, Siesta Key, Sarasota and Lakewood Ranch utilizing a comprehensive & personalized checklist for each home, condo, vacation rental, or apartment, ensuring each abode is taken care of while you are away. They also address any problems in the home with an extensive referral team! They treat me and my friends home as if it were our own.
Glenn Fitzpatrick
Glenn Fitzpatrick
We hired Tom Fitzpatrick to hang 4 chandeliers and 8 fans/lights throughout our new Azario home. These were not at all simple. And Tom did an excellent, professional, and very high quality work. His work is detailed, he did not cut corners, and insured all installations were to code and met our exact expectations. We would highly recommend Elite Home Watchers. Glenn and Suzanne
Ken Crowley
Ken Crowley
Professional and reliable home care service! Team always goes the extra mile to help to care for our home and make our lives easier! Thanks Tom and Elizabeth!!!
Stacy Rumbaugh
Stacy Rumbaugh
Tom and Elizabeth were wonderful to work with! They are honest, reliable and professional. They did an awesome job hanging wallpaper, installing lights, and watching our home for us while we were away for the summer. We highly recommend them!!

Service Areas

Elite Home Watchers

Specializing in Lakewood Ranch, Sarasota, South Sarasota, Bradenton, Bradenton Beach, Lido Key, Siesta Key, and Long Boat Key.

Did you know that it takes only 72 hours for mold to start growing? One of the main causes of damage in a home is a malfunctioning HVAC. Drain lines get clogged, system is left on fan, things regularly happen that can quickly cause issues that get out of control if not checked regularly.

Why do you need a home watch service?

Home watch is NOT house sitting or property management.  A home watch service is specifically focused on ensuring that home stays in good working condition and that maintenance issues are identified and addressed keeping damage that can be caused by deferred maintenance to a minimum. Consistent documented checks are vital in locations with extreme weather maintenance items can pop up and become costly fixes extremely quickly.

  • Percentage of Insured Home Owners That Do Not Have A Complete Understanding of Their Coverage 52% 52%

Source: J.D. Power Survey 2021

According to HUB International one in 20 insured homes has a claim each year.  (This a nationwide statistic and is much higher in our tropical climate.)

It is important to understand what is required by your home insurance company to give you the best chance of receiving payment on claims should an issue arise.
According to Forbes Advisor: One of the biggest mistakes made on insurance claims is not maintaining residence – Home insurance is for unexpected damage, not problems that could have been dealt with. Neglecting to maintain your home can lead to problems that won’t be covered by home insurance.

For example: a burst pipe would be covered but a roof leak that goes unfixed could be denied if no action is taken.

Elite Home Watchers will provide with the documentation required to give you the best chance with your insurance claim should an issue arise. Our electronic GPS enabled reports are sent to you at the end of each visit. We work with you to customize our visit schedule and checklist to meet your individual needs and can quickly assess and help with those maintenance items.


… if you spend more than 30 days away from your home and damage occurred, your insurance company could deny your claim if you don’t have a “home watch” service along with documentation of the visit.

Accredited, Certified, Bonded & Insured