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Buying a property in a liquefaction zone: what you need to know.

What is a liquefaction zone and how do you know if a potential purchase is worth the trouble that lying in this zone entails? From the Los Angeles Times: “The California Geological Survey, in its publication “Seismic Hazards Zonation Program,” describes liquefaction as occurring when loose, water-saturated sediments lose strength and fail during strong ground shaking. […]

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