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You have your sights set on this beautiful property, and everything looks so perfect. However, with the threat of asbestos still present and the rate of asbestos-related diseases expected to peak from 2015 onwards, one should be very careful in buying a property. Here are some ways to help you get to know if the property you are favouring has asbestos.