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Virtual Viewings Have Landed at Swoffers

Swoffers first estate agency in Guernsey to offer immersive property tours Mention virtual reality and most of us will think of gamers stepping into an imaginary world, fighting battles or speeding around a race track. However, this technology is set to transform the way we buy and sell our homes. What better way to sell your property than giving potential…


New Housing Strategy in 2 Years

The Environment and Infrastructure department have issued a policy letter which promises to create a new Housing Strategy in two years. The strategy will use the findings and recommendations set out in a report produced by KPMG two years ago when the States were originally directed to produce a strategy. Swoffers welcome the work taking place and believe there are…


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,…


Swoffers produces short film promoting Guernsey

Following a request from VisitGuernsey to the Guernsey Chamber of Commerce asking businesses to get behind the release of the film of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, Swoffers has produced a short film to promote the island. Swoffers is used to spreading the message that Guernsey is a wonderful location with a rich history, so the team…


Success in Sight

Nikki Trebert is not only Senior Property Manager at Swoffers, she’s also a champion pistol shooter who is aiming for a medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games. When Nikki’s school, La Mare De Carteret, offered shooting as an option for a term, it sparked an enthusiasm which has led to a stellar career. ‘I wasn’t a natural shooter, I had…


Accessible, Affordable Guernsey…

Chloe and Nick Moakes were familiar with Guernsey so when they began to explore the possibility of leaving London, the island was high on their list of considerations. As Nick says: ‘If you compare Guernsey with anywhere in the UK you might choose to move to, there’s nowhere that can compare to here that has the history, the culture, the…


Swoffers Are In Billy’s Corner

Swoffers has agreed a sponsorship arrangement with boxer Billy Le Poullain, the recently crowned CI Sports Personality of the Year who will be representing Guernsey at the Commonwealth Games on Australia’s Gold Coast this April. Billy, who grew up in Alderney and is now living in Guernsey, is the first ever Guernsey/Alderney boxer to compete at the Commonwealth Games. At…


Encouraging signs for the Open Market are welcome news for Guernsey

This recent optimism is borne out by the levels of activity currently being experienced by Swoffers, who have traditionally dominated the Open Market in the island, and confirms the message from the States of Guernsey’s Economic Development president Deputy Charles Parkinson, who underlined the important role that Locate Guernsey has played in bringing new residents and businesses to the island….


Swoffers to support Tots Cricket programme

Swoffers are delighted to announce that they will be supporting the Guernsey Cricket Board’s Tots Cricket programme. As part of their historic connection with the GCB, getting involved at grass roots level was an opportunity too good to be missed. ‘The coaching for these youngsters is inspired and the enthusiasm and energy that each and every child has for the…


Shauna Clapham: Celebrating 30 years

Shauna Clapham is a Director of Swoffers estate agency who recently celebrated 30 years with the company. Reaching this milestone is a great time to reflect on the past three decades and to look forward to the future. Having studied foreign languages at college, Shauna Clapham started her working life as a PA in Europe. ‘A friend of a friend’s…