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John Conlin

Chartered surveyor John Conlin sorts out your legal and building woes every month in Saga Magazine. Have a question? Email surveyor@saga.co.uk. John can answer questions only in Saga Magazine and on our website.


Latest Articles from John

A Tudor listed property
Money

Listed properties and EPC assessments

Chartered surveyor John Conlin on why listed houses don't have EPC assessments.

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A holiday cottage in England
Money

Can someone illegally sell our house?

Chartered surveyor John Conlin answers a reader’s query about property fraud.

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A stack of important legal papers
Money

Can we DIY our house sale?

Our chartered surveyor’s advice on taking on the legalities of selling a house.

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A smoke alarm surrounded by smoke
Home & Garden

The right way to check your smoke alarm

Are you checking your smoke alarm correctly? Our chartered surveyor explains.

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A delivery man rings an entry phone
Home & Garden

Can I have more than one entry phone?

Chartered surveyor John Conlin’s advice on an extra entry phone receiver.

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A toddler holds the spoke of a stairgate
Home & Garden

Child-proofing: Are we missing anything?

Child-proofing your home? Chartered surveyor John Conlin comes to the rescue.

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A grandchild peeks through the window of a Wendy house in the back garden
Home & Garden

Planning permission for a Wendy house?

Chartered surveyor John Conlin resolves planning permission issues.

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A builder builds a brick wall for a house extension
Home & Garden

Can I be compensated for a neighbour’s extension?

Advice from chartered surveyor John Conlin could help.

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An avocado tiled bathroom
Home & Garden

Retiling a bathroom

Chartered surveyor John Conlin comes to the rescue of a tiled bathroom suite.

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