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…




Swoffers gives cautious welcome to latest property sales figures

It’s good news for buyers and sellers across Guernsey’s Local and Open property markets as sales continue to be buoyant in the first quarter of 2019. Figures compiled independently by Unusualities of Guernsey, reveal sales activity in the Local and Open Markets was at its highest first quarter levels since 2011 and 2007 respectively. There were 193 Local Market houses…


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…


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…