Although most properties in the UK are not at risk of flooding, millions are, even in areas that are not immediately waterside.
When a part of the country is devastated by floods and the television news is dominated by pictures of homeowners mopping up their basements, the natural human reaction is to think, ‘That could have been me!’
It is important for homeowners and house-hunters alike to understand the basics about flooding and the associated risks. This simple step-by-step guide is designed to help those buying a house in a flood risk area.
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