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Local market sales continue to boom

82 local market property sales went through court in June – the highest number in a month since August last year. ‘We’ve had an amazing month,’ said Swoffers director Andre Austin. ‘There has been a massive bounce back since lockdown with a number of properties selling within 24 hours of being listed. ‘We’ve seen activity at all levels of the…


Guernsey – as safe as houses

So, life in Guernsey has returned to normal – pubs and shops are open, all sports have resumed, children are back at school, people are back to work and looking forward to a summer staycation. The island’s successful response to the Covid-19 pandemic has kept Guernsey in the spotlight in recent weeks with other jurisdictions looking on jealously as the…


Back to business as normal as we enter Phase 5

As Guernsey enters phase 5 of its lockdown exit strategy at midnight tonight, we would like to thank you for your patience and loyalty. In recent weeks, as lockdown restrictions were gradually eased, we have seen an upturn in enquiries for local market properties for sale and rental. We would strongly recommend registering on our website to ensure you get…


Reasons to be cheerful

As Guernsey enjoys its first week of being Covid-free, we take a look at why the island has so many reasons to be cheerful. Against a seemingly endless stream of global doom and gloom Guernsey has been a shining light by dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic with decisive and efficient action from the very start.  The local economy is showing…


Q1 figures show confidence in Guernsey property market

Property sales figures for the first quarter of 2020 paint a positive picture of Guernsey’s property market. The Q1 statistics, published by the States of Guernsey, show there were 174 Local Market transactions during the first quarter of 2020, 17 fewer than the previous quarter and three fewer than the same quarter of 2019. There were 17 Open Market transactions…



Dream Home colouring competition winners announced

Giant slides, rainbows and homes for animals featured strongly in our Colour Your Home competition. ‘We were delighted at the number of entries and amazed at the creativity shown by our young artists,’ said Swoffers director, Andre Austin. ‘All the houses look like they would fun places to live in with everything from giant football pitches to tree houses and…


Swoffers welcomes States’ decision to allow resumption of property sales and business transactions

Swoffers welcomes today’s announcement about the types of businesses that will be able to operate, within strict Public Health guidelines, from next week. Property sales and business transactions are highlighted as one of the business activities that may resume from 25th April. ‘We have carefully considered how we can operate safely, with the best interests of our clients and staff…


Colour Your Dream Home

We’ve spent almost every waking hour within the same four walls for the last week and a half, so now it’s time for the youngsters to let their imaginations run wild. We would like as many children as possible to colour or paint their dream home. It can be a cross section of rooms, the front, back or garden. Whatever…


Swoffers staff remain on hand to answer your questions

In these fast-changing times there is one thing that hasn’t changed: Swoffers is here to help. We may not be able to visit your home at the moment, meet you in person or show you around any properties but what we can still do is share our expertise. With the largest team of property experts in the island, we have…