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EWS1 on low rise flats

i am interested in buying a flat in a 3 storey block. Shouldn’t in theory need an EWS certificate but it has one, dated 2020. unfortunately it has a poor b2 rating meaning it needs remediation. Agent says the certificate will expire in 2025 so I shouldn’t worry about the poor rating as it will “disappear” then. Firstly is this true? And secondly I assume that a b2 will affect its current value as remediation work in theory is required. How do I go about finding out more about this.


  • JustinTime19
    JustinTime19 Forumite Posts: 41
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    edited 14 September at 11:01PM
    Firstly you need to understanding the situation with the cladding - I wouldn't accept an agents comment as assurance. Why does the agent feel it's not a problem ? Has remediation work been completed can you get evidence of this shared to you.

    Is there a recent fire safety report that can be shared with you ? 

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