How can I find out if the property is in a flood zone?

Answer

The UK Environment Agency keeps a map of flood zones that is freely available to the public. You can find a link to it on the Property Resources page.

To find out all the other checks you should do (and no one will tell you about) pick up a copy of my ebook How to Really Buy a Property.

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