09:47AM | 10/15/02
Member Since: 10/14/02
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I am looking to buy a new house in Charlotte,NC and I have shortlisted one house built in 1999 on SLAB foundation. I am not very comfirtable with that idea . I believe the gurus out there reading this message will help me out in my decision making whether I shd totally forget this house and many other if they are having slab foundation or shd I worry no more abt these as there may be many advances in recent slab foundation technology. Any help is appreciated. Crawl space houses will cost 5k-10K extra for similar houses. Thanks GUYS.. APPRECIATE IT.. This is my firsy house buying experience so pls feel free to share any tips , do's and dont's... Thanks much..


08:11AM | 10/16/02
Member Since: 03/13/00
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One difference I'm aware of is that with a slab you'll lose some floor space because equipment (like the water heater) that is usually in the crawl space must go somewhere - that means in the house.

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