Would you buy a house in flood zone 3? (1 in 30 chance of flooding)

Posted 3rd Feb 2017
We are moving and have found a house we really like, it is only 30 feet from a small river though

Before we offer I did my history and it is indeed in the highest category of flood risk...

The estate agent, as well as the vendors were quick to point out that is has never flooded, but every one says that until their house is affected by flooding, they said their house insurance was no higher, and the wife thinks it is safe to offer, but I am nervous, 1 in 30 sounds like low odds to me (3.39%) chance according to the flood website...

so are these warnings, just that, or would you walk away?
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