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Property sales highest for more than a decade

Local Market property sales in 2019 were the highest since 2007 according to the latest figures from Unusualities of Guernsey, an independent compiler of local conveyancing statistics. Local market sales were up by 51% on 2015 – the height of the financial crisis. In total, there were 879 local market sales in 2019 – 34 more than in 2018, equating…


Swoffers goes global

With all the political uncertainty, both in the UK and further afield, it’s safe to say that Guernsey remains an attractive jurisdiction to settle in. The island not only offers favourable tax options when relocating but provides a wonderful lifestyle and quality of life that rivals most other jurisdictions. It’s a safe place to live; it’s a secure and stable…


Swoffers sponsors hockey outreach

Swoffers is delighted to be sponsoring an extension of junior hockey in the island for the next three years. ‘Supporting sport at grass roots level is something that is important to Swoffers and when the opportunity came up to sponsor hockey development in our primary schools we jumped at the chance,’ said director, Spencer Noyon. ‘The outreach programme offers a…


Property prices remain stable

The third quarter of 2019 has continued to be positive for Guernsey’s property market with prices remaining stable and the volume of sales increasing. There were 249 Local Market transactions during the third quarter of 2019, 21 more than the previous quarter and just two fewer than the same quarter of 2018. The mix adjusted average purchase price for Local…


Market Insight

Swoffers Local Market Negotiator Scott Ingrouille provides some advice and guidance for First Time Buyers Buying a property is one of the most important financial events of your life so it is important you choose an Estate Agent who has your best interests at heart. As a First Time Buyer you might feel nervous or unsure about the process of…


Swoffers goes global

Swoffers is proud to be a 100% local company but we have also been working hard to promote our unique brand beyond island shores. We are always looking to be innovative in our approach to connecting with buyers and sellers of property in Guernsey, the UK and internationally. As part of this approach we are joining delegates from Guernsey Finance…



2020 Budget – what we think

Guernsey’s latest budget proposals are unlikely to have a negative impact on the current high levels of activity in the Local Market. ‘We’ve just had a record third quarter at Swoffers, and there’s every indication these activity levels will continue despite the increases in TRP being proposed in the 2020 budget,’ said Swoffers director, Spencer Noyon. Domestic and land TRP…


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…