Hope for first time buyers?

By Pierre Blampied, Managing Director SPF Private Clients There is no doubt that the credit crunch has resulted in tougher terms for anyone looking to get a mortgage but how has it affected us locally and are there still options for those hoping to get on the property ladder? SPF Private Clients, Guernsey’s largest mortgage broker explains why the goalposts have moved and offers information and advice on what prospective home buyers can do to fund their first property purchase. read more →

Department by department overview of the Guernsey market 2013

A department by department overview of the Guernsey market in 2013 and forecasts for 2014...   Local Market   Guernsey’s local property market is still proving to be in a reasonably solid state, albeit activity levels continue to fall year on year. Indeed, 2013 was a harder year for selling than at any time since 2008/9. Our stats suggest there were in the region of 770 sales on the LM, compared to 810 in 2012 – down about 5%. At read more →

Open Market Sales Graphs

As Guernsey’s leading Property Professionals, Swoffers are delighted to share with you the LATEST market statistics to the end of 2013 to help give you an idea how the market has fared over the years.   To put the figures into some context it might help to know that; 45 to 60 sales would suggest a year affected by strong outside influences e.g. concerns about the economy, unprecedented world events, concerns running up to a General Election in the UK, read more →

Swoffers secure sponsorship deal with Guernsey Cricket

Swoffers have secured a sponsorship deal with Guernsey Cricket for their Weekend League Cricket Programme over the next three years.   The league is the grounding for players with aspirations to represent Guernsey in international cricket around the world and, following the recruitment of a former professional cricketer to manage the Island Cricket Team, we have no doubt that the sport is going to take on a much higher profile in years to come. Swoffers will also be sponsoring a read more →

Swoffers TV

Swoffers TV is Guernsey and the Channel Island's first dedicated monthly online property news programme. This is the first programme which launched on www.swoffers.co.uk on 5th December 2012.     read more →