Swoffers utilises BDO Drive

We were pleased to work with BDO Limited – Guernsey recently to provide a testimonial for their BDO Drive service. This is a great package they offer to small and medium size businesses that gives robust accountancy services allowing the business owner to get on with what they are good at, knowing their finances are being well looked after. They offer good…


The true tax benefits of relocating to Guernsey

There are many benefits of moving to Guernsey – the second largest of the Channel Islands. English-speaking and in the same time zone as the UK, Guernsey is a mature, thriving financial hub with a good reputation and excellent standards. A strong community spirit, high-quality schooling and a low crime rate are just some of the things that make the…


Swoffers jumps at the chance to support local basketball

With the Gibraltar Island Games fast approaching and the domestic basketball season about to begin, Swoffers has announced it has signed up to be the individual sponsor for Island coach and local league player Adam Farish. ‘As Guernsey’s largest and most established estate agency we are always keen to support the local sporting community whenever we can,’ said Swoffers Director…


Guernsey’s Pollinator Project is buzzing thanks to Swoffers.

Swoffers support helping Pollinator Project to save Guernsey’s valuable insects. Last year, the island’s largest estate agent gave away bird boxes to help provide homes for our feathered friends and this year they have turned their attention to insects. A combination of urban growth, pesticide use and a change in farming practices, has led to massive declines in butterflies, moths,…


Relocating to Guernsey

Swoffers has launched its latest Swoffers TV programme ‘Relocating to Guernsey’. Produced by Spike productions, the film features stunning scenery from around the Island and interviews with people who have relocated in the last few years. These include Peter Cornell, a Private Equity Partner who moved from Madrid, and Anna Guggenheim, a QC who came from London. The film gives…


First Time Buyers Deposit Scheme Proposal

As a key contributor to the working party behind the proposals to introduce a new first time buyers deposit loan, Swoffers are delighted with all of the positive feedback we’ve been receiving. There’s been tremendous support from the general public, Deputies and candidates standing for election and we hope that this becomes a priority for the new States. It’s about…


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…


How does the current housing market fare?

“Swoffers’ own market research suggests that the number of house sales each year has been gradually falling for the last two or three years. We do not expect this trend to change in the short term but what is apparent is that buyers are willing to buy a property at the right price. In this respect, there is a feeling amongst…