A home inspection is particularly important when purchasing a home.

Buying a home is probably one of the largest investments a person will ever make but few buyers are experienced in building construction and overlooking a serious issue could result in a costly problem at a later date. As a result many buyers choose to have a building inspection prior to the closing date of the property sale. Sometimes, the inspection can identified many issues that will allow the buyer to discuss these with the seller during the final negotiation.