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Summer holiday giveaway time!

Given the restrictions of the last couple of years, the appetite for travel has probably never been greater. Wanderlust is back and a relaxing holiday could be closer than you think. There are lots of reasons to choose Swoffers to sell your property, but to mark the start of our favourite season we thought we’d add a little sweetener with…


Average house price at new high

The market picked up where it left off last year and the average local house price has risen again – up 12.4% year-on-year and up 4% on the previous quarter. The mix adjusted average purchase price for local market properties now stands at £573,155, which is a record high. January to March saw the highest number of first quarter local…


Swoffers celebrates its 50th anniversary

The technology, the prices, and the marketing have all changed drastically, but as we celebrate our 50th anniversary, our traditional values of honesty, hard work, innovation and excellent customer service remain the same.   The technology, the prices, and the marketing have all changed drastically, but as Swoffers Estate Agents celebrates its 50th anniversary, the company’s traditional values of honesty,…


Swoffers leads the way in open market sales

Swoffers continues to dominate property sales on the Open Market. Latest figures show that out of 26 agent sales so far this year, Swoffers negotiated 14, representing 54% of all agent sales and more than double the number sold by its nearest competitor. The picture was similar in 2021 too, with Swoffers negotiating half of all open market sales and…


Swoffers announced as new sponsor of Royal Guernsey Golf Club junior section

The island’s leading estate agent has agreed to sponsor the RGGC junior section, helping to fund a series of competitions both on and off island. ‘Support like this is invaluable to a sport like ours,’ said Lindsay Boyd, director of golf at Royal Guernsey. ‘Our aim is nurture young players and introduce them to competitions here and enjoy being part…


Swoffers helps provide life-saving equipment for boxers

Boxing Club defibrillator

A potentially life-saving defibrillator has been installed outside the Guernsey Amalgamated Boxing Club’s premises, following support from four local businesses. Swoffers, Gower Financial Services, Matt Walsh Box Cardio Tech, and the Guernsey Dental Laboratory, got together to buy the defibrillator so that it would be on hand in an emergency. Swoffers director Spencer Noyon said the importance of accessible defibrillators…


Waterfront development sets sail

The development of Belle Greve Bay has long been contentious, but a leading international property developer has come up with an ingenious plan which will see a floating village in the bay as early as next year. The development will compromise 200 floating maisonettes with 100 Open Market and 100 Local Market properties. Spokesman for the developer, Primero de Abril,…


Storm Eunice can’t stop us smiling

Not even a storm with over 100mph winds could stop the fourth annual Random Acts of Kindness week, in aid of the Smile for Georgie Foundation, from going ahead. Whilst the weather was anything but sunny, islanders days were certainly brightened with small acts of kindness co-ordinated by teams at the foundation, IslandFM and Swoffers throughout the week. Here’s a…


Whilst Q4 Local Market prices stabilise, high demand for properties continues

The quarterly residential property prices bulletin has been released and it makes interesting reading for both the Open and Local Market. The average Local Market purchase price appears to be levelling out, with a slight fall of 0.6% in average prices (£550,893) compared to the previous quarter.  Such was the increase in average house prices over the previous 12 month,…


Getting ready for a week of smiles

We are looking forward to the annual Random Acts of Kindness Week in aid of the Smile for Georgie Foundation, which starts this coming Monday (14th February). The charity aims to to make a difference and bring smiles to the people of Guernsey through random acts of kindness, which Swoffers has proudly been a part of since its registration in…