Charles Parkinson – Guernsey provides safe haven in troubled times

‘In the global context of political upheaval and slowing economic growth, businesses and individuals are seeking certainty and stability. Guernsey can offer this stability, in spades. With a 900 year history as a Crown Dependency, which is not about to change, and being already outside the EU, Guernsey is well-placed to weather the current turbulence. As a jurisdiction with a…


EU reaffirms Guernsey as Co-operative Tax Jurisdiction

The States of Guernsey has announced that the Economic and Financial Affairs Council of the European Union (ECOFIN) has reaffirmed its previous decision that Guernsey is a cooperative jurisdiction with respect to tax good governance. ECOFIN has published an updated EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions and confirmed that Guernsey is not one of them. This is on the basis that…


Gavin St Pier – What Brexit will mean for Guernsey

It is not possible to predict how Brexit – the process and the eventual outcome – will change in the coming weeks and months. However, it is more certain what Brexit will mean for Guernsey, whatever decisions are made in the UK and EU. Here’s an excerpt from Policy & Resources Minister, Gavin St Pier’s article recently published in our…


We’re still smiling at Swoffers

Swoffers staff are still smiling after another successful week in aid of the Smile for Georgie Foundation. Swoffers partnered with Island FM to support the Smile for Georgie Foundation to carry out Random Acts of Kindness which ranged from free coffees and croissants from Beanies Cafe to sharing the love on Valentine’s Day when Swoffers staff with Jenny Le Prevost…


Pollinator Project Prepares for Spring

Guernsey’s valuable insect population can look forward to some plush new homes thanks to the Pollinator Project. ‘Swoffers is pleased to help anyone in their search for the perfect home, not least some of the Island’s smaller residents,’ says Spencer Noyon, Swoffers Director. ‘We are proud to continue our support of La Société Guernesiaise’s Pollinator Project which aims to create…


Property Prices Bulletin confirms strong sales in 2018

The States of Guernsey’s latest Property Prices Bulletin has confirmed the positive end of year sales figures for both Local Market and Open Market properties. Highlights of the latest bulletin include Local Market sales in Q4 2018 being 4% higher than the same period in 2017 and 4.3% higher than the previous quarter. There were 236 Local Market transactions during…


Win a holiday worth £3,000!

This is your chance to win a holiday worth £3,000 through World Travel. Simply list your house for sale with Swoffers between now and the end of March to enter out draw. Terms and conditions below: Eligible for all properties currently listed for sale and all properties listed on or before before the end of March 2019. If your property…


Swoffers end 2018 on a high

It was a very merry Christmas for the team at Swoffers as we celebrated a bumper last quarter for sales – especially of high value and Open Market properties. In December alone Swoffers completed 14 of the 15 Open Market sales and 17 of the 20 property transactions over £1million for that month. ‘We pride ourselves on finding our clients…