A week of smiles and surprises

It’s been another successful Random Acts of Kindness Week. The Smile for Georgie Foundation partnered with Swoffers and Island FM to provide a different act of kindness on each day. On Monday, new mums on Loveridge Ward were all given a special pamper pack to help spread some happiness and smiles. On Tuesday is was the turn of bus users…


Property sales highest since 2007

The recently published Q4 property prices bulletin confirms that 2019 was a busy year on both the local and open markets. The total number of local market sales in 2019 was 845, 35 more than in 2018 and the highest annual total since 2007. ‘Swoffers had a record year in 2019 and that trend is continuing in 2020,’ said Scott…


Property sales highest for more than a decade

Local Market property sales in 2019 were the highest since 2007 according to the latest figures from Unusualities of Guernsey, an independent compiler of local conveyancing statistics. Local market sales were up by 51% on 2015 – the height of the financial crisis. In total, there were 879 local market sales in 2019 – 34 more than in 2018, equating…


Swoffers goes global

With all the political uncertainty, both in the UK and further afield, it’s safe to say that Guernsey remains an attractive jurisdiction to settle in. The island not only offers favourable tax options when relocating but provides a wonderful lifestyle and quality of life that rivals most other jurisdictions. It’s a safe place to live; it’s a secure and stable…



Guernsey can benefit from political uncertainty

Guernsey stands to benefit from the uncertainty and chaos being experienced both in the UK and further afield. As the island’s leading property professionals, Swoffers has seen continued interest from new clients looking to move to the island, echoing Deputy Gavin St Pier’s view that the island stands as a ‘rock of granite stability’ in the ‘boiling, angry, sea of…



Busy rentals market leads to growing lettings team

Swoffers has expanded its Lettings team to help cope with demand in the sector. ‘We are really pleased to welcome Demi-Lee Dawson to our busy Swoffers team,’ says Ross Yeates, Manager – Lettings and Property Management Department. ‘The rentals market is extremely busy at the moment with new properties often being snapped up within 24 hours. Expanding our team of…