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  • Asbestos can be dangerous to health if inhaled leading to cancer.
  • Asbestos safety reports may be required by a lender prior, to or as a condition of, granting a mortgage.
  • Regardless of any such requirement it is prudent to conduct a risk assesment.
  • Older properties are less likely to be affected but any past renovation may have included asbestos in the construction.
Published: 24 September 2015 Last Updated: 17 November 2021