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Swoffers’ charity Golden Guernsey goat “Bee-lly” is a hit with house seekers

The team at Swoffers were busy bees during the island’s second lockdown earlier this year. While negotiators continued to provide virtual viewings (when restrictions allowed) and used their fleet of vehicles to deliver much-needed food and supplies to the elderly and vulnerable, production assistant Melissa Tostevin swapped her easel for a Golden Guernsey goat. In a project that will hopefully…


Swoffers catch up with Lord Digby Jones in latest quarterly lifestyle magazine

Swoffers’ latest Open Market property and lifestyle magazine has recently been published. With the widest range of Open Market properties for sale or rent, the magazine offers a great mix of interesting articles and details of potential new homes. Lord Digby Jones and his wife, Pat, share their thoughts why they chose to settle in Guernsey. We meet YouTube stars…


Sales negotiator Jessica Bichard joins the team at Swoffers

Swoffers is delighted to welcome Jessica Bichard to the local market sales team. With family background in the property industry and starting her career in property, Jessica joins us during this very busy time. ‘With local market sales still booming, and the desire to grow the team, we were lucky to discover that Jessica was interested in a career change…


Swoffers looks forward to welcoming visitors to view properties

The States of Guernsey today confirmed that from 1st July people who are fully vaccinated, and two weeks have passed since their second jab, are free to come to the island without the need to isolate. Swoffers is looking forward to welcoming visitors back to Guernsey to view properties. ‘Whilst the business tunnel arrangement has worked well in terms of…


Swoffers Outreach Hockey Tournament reaches an exciting climax

Guernsey Hockey Club played host to the final of the Swoffers Outreach Hockey Tournament on Friday 21st May. The tournament, which concluded the school-wide coaching scheme, was won by Elizabeth College Junior School who overcame Vale Primary School in a compelling final. Finals day lived up to its reputation as a showcase event, as more than 100 children took part,…


March house sales at 10-year high after second lockdown

House prices have risen by almost 15% in the last year. According to the Guernsey Quarterly Residential Property Bulletin, the mix adjusted average purchase price for Local Market properties was £509,906 in the first quarter of 2021, 3.4% higher than the previous quarter and 14.8% higher than the first quarter of 2020. The number of house sales unsurprisingly fell during…


Swoffers outreach hockey tournaments to take place next month

Preparations are underway for two hockey tournaments next month, for children involved in the Swoffers outreach hockey programme. The tournaments, which were postponed last year because of Covid-19, will take place on 7 and 21 May on the astro turf at Footes Lane – the home of Guernsey hockey. The first is a Taster Tournament for Year 5, with the…


Business tunnels are reintroduced allowing off-island visitors to view properties

Swoffers is delighted that from next Friday (23rd April) people from outside of the island will be able to view properties in Guernsey without the need to quarantine, under the States of Guernsey’s business tunnel arrangement. Currently this will only be able to be carried out by private travel, as the island’s airline is not offering day returns at this…



Swoffers reveals new image

Swoffers has today unveiled a brand-new image. Incorporating a key into our logo and the tagline ‘the key to Guernsey property’ better reflects who we are and what we do. ‘The quality of our people, our local knowledge and our passion has never been questioned. Nor has our ability to listen and react to the ever-changing property market in the…