Other Services

Charles Howell Estate Agents provide a variety of other services through our trusted partners. Click the tabs to find out more.

Fine Art

Charles Howell Estate Agents are committed to providing existing and new Clients with access to a wide range of services and expertise. We are therefore delighted to provide access to the world of Fine Art via Fieldings Auctioneers Ltd, Stourbridge. Founded in 2001 by Nick Davies and Will Farmer, the company has progressed into an established regional auction house, with an extensive client base including international buyers and sellers.

Fieldings Auctioneers provide a full range of professional valuation services for insurance, probate or family division purposes. These can be arranged by appointment at either your home or at their auction saleroom and in each instance are tailored to suit the individual client’s requirements.

Valuations for insurance may vary from a single item to an entire collection of goods. Full inventories can be prepared with illustrations if required.

Valuations for probate purposes can be provided for executors and trustees. In addition, Fieldings Auctioneers may be able to assist in clearing any property as required.

Fieldings Auctioneers conduct regular monthly auction sales of Fine Art and Antiques, in conjunction with a number of specialist auction sales in their calendar, including Silver and Jewellery, Glass, Decades of Design and “Mantiques”.

For further information or to contact Fieldings Auctioneers, please click here.


Survey work is undertaken, by Tim Boffey, an independent and highly experienced member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) who has worked in and around the Bromsgrove area over many years covering not only the town but also the surrounding villages and hamlets across north Worcestershire.

He has represented many leading lenders, national and regional house builders and Housing Associations over a 20 plus year career.

He provides a full suite of surveying services, including -

  • Mortgage valuations
  • Probate and taxation valuations
  • Valuations for matrimonial proceedings
  • Right to Buy valuation in respect of Local Authority properties
  • Representation in relation to boundary disputes
  • Negotiating land compensation and compulsory purchase claims
  • Schedules of dilapidation and conditions
  • Residential project management
  • Advice to Freeholders/Leaseholders in respect of Lease extensions
  • Negotiating insurance claims with Loss Adjusters
  • Representing Clients at Land Tribunal or Leasehold Valuation Tribunal
  • Tim may be contacted on 0121 744 0111 or click here to visit his website.


Uniquely amongst Bromgrove Estate Agents, Charles Howell Estate Agents are delighted to provide confidential planning advice and guidance for individual private Clients (both buyers and sellers), local builders and larger Corporate developers.

Mr David Jones is a highly experienced, former member of the Bromsgrove District Planning community over many years and can advise on Greenfield and Brownfield planning matters. He is also able to assist in the compilation and submission of planning applications in respect of domestic extensions and the like.

David has successfully secured many hundreds of planning consents (often on appeal) during his career.

He may be contacted via Charles Howell Estate Agents on 01527 572020


Charles Howell Estate Agents are delighted to introduce Kate Finley, a local Mortgage and Protection Adviser.

Kate has over ten years experience in looking after customers' mortgage and protection needs, and she does this with an honest, upfront, no pressure approach. She is happy to meet you at your convenience to chat about your requirements.

Being attached to The Mortgage Selection Bureau Ltd, also based in Bromsgrove, Kate has the support of a great team with experience and expertise in other areas such as Tax, Pensions, Investments, commercial loans and more.

Whatever your circumstances, The Mortgage Selection Bureau Ltd will be able to help you through ,the big decisions you need to make. You may want to look at beginning a BTL portfolio, you may be about to retire, you may need to start a pension. You may have received inheritence, or you may ,be looking after a relatives finances, you may be planning for the future, or planning restropectively after receiving unexpected funds, we are here for you. If you need tax advice, wealth management, or just reassurance that you are on the right track, get in touch.

If you would like to get the most suitable mortgage deal available on the market, get in touch with Kate and have a chat. She will also have a look at making sure that you have the most appropriate protection in place, so you can do everything all in one go and rest assured that you are in the best position to buy your new home.

To get in touch with Kate, you can do so by any of the following methods:

  • Tel: 01527 574212
  • Mob: 07588 683136
  • E-mail: katefinley@live.co.uk

You can also see the company website for more information at www.mortgagesb.co.uk.