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Swoffers supports Guernsey Air Display 2019

Guernsey’s annual air display is one of the most popular events on the local calendar. This year it’s taking place in June instead of September so that islanders can enjoy the Red Arrows, which are touring Canada in September. Swoffers is one of a number of companies that have signed up to support the event by becoming a ‘corporate friend’….


Give a hog a home!

While you’re thinking about finding your own perfect home, take a moment to think about how you might be able to help some of our furry and prickly friends find theirs. It’s that time of year when hedgehogs are awake and breeding, but it’s also a popular time of year to be mowing and strimming. On the back of Hedgehog…


Swoffers’ film shown to travel writers during visit to Guernsey

Swoffers’ film about the real locations featured in the book the Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society has been used this week to promote the island to a group of visiting journalists. The group included travel writers from the Daily Mail, Daily Mirror, leading Australian lifestyle magazines and representatives from major regional publications in the South West, Kent, Essex…


Property sales remain buoyant

Local Market property sales continue to be buoyant although prices remain competitive. The latest Quarterly Residential Property Prices Bulletin for the first quarter of 2019 is published today.  There were 177 Local Market transactions during the first quarter of 2019, 59 fewer than the previous quarter but 37 more than the same quarter of 2018. This was the highest number…


There’s a reason we sell more houses

Swoffers HQ

Swoffers has unrivalled expertise in Guernsey’s property market. We are 100% locally owned, we’ve been in business since 1972 and employ nearly 30 staff, making us the largest and most experienced team of property experts in the Island. The Local Market team alone has more than 56 years of experience between them. ‘We know that buying and selling your home…




Swoffers gives cautious welcome to latest property sales figures

It’s good news for buyers and sellers across Guernsey’s Local and Open property markets as sales continue to be buoyant in the first quarter of 2019. Figures compiled independently by Unusualities of Guernsey, reveal sales activity in the Local and Open Markets was at its highest first quarter levels since 2011 and 2007 respectively. There were 193 Local Market houses…


Swoffers welcomes increase in new housing stock

During 2018 there was a net increase in the island’s domestic property stock of 232 – the highest annual increase since 2014. This was made up of 287 new units and the removal or demolition of 55 units. ‘We always have clients looking for new build properties and so it’s good to see this increase in the island’s housing stock,’…


Should we worry about gazundering here in Guernsey?

A report published in the UK today states that ‘gazundering’- where a buyer lowers their offer for a home at the last minute – is becoming a growing problem. Gazundering can happen just before a sale is set to go through, with sellers sometimes feeling under pressure to accept the lower price to stop the deal collapsing. So, should we…