"A solid concrete foundation will out-perform any other type of foundation. It is stronger and more difficult for moisture to pass through it."
The basement is the preferred foundation of choice. It is inexpensive additional square footage that can be used as finished living space, storage, mechanical rooms, etc.
One day Alice came to a fork in the road and saw a Cheshire cat in a tree. “Which road do I take?” she asked “Where do you want to go?” was his response “ I don’t know” Alice answered “Then” said the cat “it doesn’t matter.”