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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…


Guernsey introduces new tax cap

Living in Guernsey brings with it a number of tax benefits, which can make what might initially be a difficult decision, one that becomes a no-brainer financially. With a flat personal tax rate of 20% and no Inheritance Tax, Capital Gains Tax, Wealth Tax, Gift Tax or Goods and Services Tax/ VAT, relocating to Guernsey is an attractive option. It affords…


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…


Advice for those affected by local Estate Agent closure

Following the recent news of a local estate agent in financial difficulty and seemingly no longer trading, we have fielded many calls today from understandably concerned tenants, landlords, purchasers and vendors. Whilst we cannot comment on specifics, we will happily provide help or advice as best we can on a totally free, no obligation basis. Please feel free to contact…


Snap Your Summer – Competition

2018 has been a scorcher and what better way to capture the memories than through pictures. We have put together a terrific prize for all you budding photographers out there, all you have to do is submit the picture that you think best portrays a Guernsey Summer Enter below:


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…