Out of this world

2015 is another record breaking year for local, rental & management. – Most local market sales in 1 year. – Over 430 contracts this year. – 18 First-time buyer properties sold in 6 months with 12 more under offer. – Nearly 300 properties under management and growing. – 1/3rd of Guernsey properties are sold by us. – 60% Open Market…


Good news for the Open Market

There were two great pieces of news this month, the first being the appointment of Richard Le Tocq as the head of Locate Guernsey. Locate Guernsey, has a mandate to encourage businesses and high net worth individuals to move to the Island which is something we at Swoffers recognise the importance of. In June this year we appointed Alex Haining…


Swoffers First Launches

This month we launched Swoffers First. We teamed-up with SPF Private Clients Limited to help first-time buyers take their first steps on the property ladder. The initiative is designed to help first-time buyers understand the property market, decide what is affordable to them and guide them through the process of buying their first home.


Alexandra Haining joins Swoffers

Alexandra Haining joins Swoffers to develop Open Market and support Locate Guernsey We are very happy to welcome Alexandra Haining who has joined the team in a new Open Market Business Development role. A property specialist, Alexandra has a wealth of experience after working in finance and specialising in the development of high-end residential properties in London. Alexandra recently returned…


Locate Guernsey initiative to receive over £1million of funding

This morning, this island’s Commerce and Employment Department announced it has secured £1.2million of funding from the Economic Development Fund to promote Locate Guernsey, a new initiative which aims to create new income for Guernsey and entice businesses to relocate to the island. A very exciting development, Swoffers has been working with the department and the Guernsey Property Forum on…


Swoffers Appointed Agents for Green Burial Ground

  Swoffers are pleased to announce that they have been appointed sole agents to sell plots in the new Green Burial Ground that will shortly be taking shape at the St Germain Nature Reserve. The area, formerly a rubbish tip, has been gradually turned into haven for wildlife and the addition of a Green Burial Ground will complete the transformation….



Department by department overview of the Guernsey market 2014 and forecasts for 2015

Local Market Hard negotiating, realistic pricing and high stock levels dominated the local market in 2014 but the experienced team at Swoffers can report a record year in local market sales. We started 2014 as a team of four, increased our numbers with a fifth negotiator and have had no choice but to recruit a sixth dedicated member of staff…


Swoffers’ Board appointment

Swoffers is delighted to welcome a new member to the Board of Directors. Andy Biggins, has been the driving force behind local market team for the last seven years and has an impressive record of sales encompassing a wide range of properties from first-time buyers’ apartments to a £3.6 million sale at the pinnacle of the local market. Commenting on his…