Deciding on a home inspection is an important part of purchasing a home. A number of buyers will put in their offers that they would like a home inspection. This provides an opportunity to more thoroughly inspect the structure and build quality of a home. In an area where basements and foundations can have suffered water damage a professional eye can be key to understanding what to be concerned about. Along with structure, there are appliance and electrical issues that the common home owner may not notice on their own that could lead to unexpected costs after you move in. A home owner can help you decide if anything should be done about a certain issue in your offer to purchase.