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By Apple Home Inspections  (949)  837-7755                                    David Jones  
Is this a raised foundation or a slab on grade?
Raised foundation with post and pier.

A raised foundation is a home which has a crawl space under it. Some
will have a number of post and piers under the mid sections to support
the walls and the floor.

A benifit for buyers, is that if they want to run extra electrical, plumbing
or cable lines, they may be able to do so through this space at little
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Slab on Grade

Most Orange County homes that are
built today are slab on grade. They
have no crawl space.

Advantages for a buyer: less chance
for water or mold & mildew to build up
under the home.