Relocating to Guernsey – Top Five Questions

Our Open Market Team have a wealth of experience in helping individuals and families relocate to Guernsey. With this in mind, we thought it would be helpful to round up the top 5 questions we get asked on this topic. What is the crime rate like? We live in a very safe environment where the crime rate is minimal compared…


Housing Market Inflation

Planning permission has been given for a trial development of inflatable homes to be erected on land adjacent to Pitronnerie road industrial estate. The development will comprise 6 traditional style homes that are initially earmarked as short term accommodation for licence holders such as school teachers and nurses, in order for them to get a flavour of Guernsey before making…


Swoffers appoints Sophie Ephgrave to its team of directors

Guernsey’s leading estate agent, Swoffers, has promoted Open Market specialist Sophie Ephgrave to its team of directors. Sophie, 35, has been with the company for 12 years. After spending five years on the Local Market team as a sales negotiator, she was recruited to Open Market seven years ago, where she’s gained considerable experience in both sales and rentals. ‘I’m…


What will 2017 mean for Guernsey’s property market

Last year saw an energised property market and a record year for Swoffers, with more properties managed, more local market sales and more signed lettings contracts completed than ever before. It’s little wonder that when it comes to 2017, director Spencer Noyon is feeling optimistic. That said, there is no room for complacency when it comes to Guernsey’s property market….