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First Time Buyers Deposit Scheme Proposal

As a key contributor to the working party behind the proposals to introduce a new first time buyers deposit loan, Swoffers are delighted with all of the positive feedback we’ve been receiving. There’s been tremendous support from the general public, Deputies and candidates standing for election and we hope that this becomes a priority for the new States. It’s about…


Spring in the air for the property market

There is a sense that, much like our winter weather, a dark cloud has been hanging over the property market but according to Guernsey’s largest Estate Agent it looks as if that is finally lifting and there is a sign of clearer skies ahead. As Spencer Noyon from Swoffers Estate Agents explains, “Of course we keep a close eye on…


Early sales secured!

We’ve had a great start to our year, securing sales across the board, with the £200 – £500,000 bracket being the most active. Our team of experts are busy with viewings and take-ons, despite the weather. We’d advise sellers to price sensibly to attract interest, have an open mind and above all to be positive. With Islanders needing to borrow…


2016 off to a flying start

An encouraging start to 2016 – before it even arrived! Although the days in between Christmas and the New Year are traditionally a quiet time for Estate Agents – some even choose to close across the whole of the holidays – we have always been keen to keep things moving. This time however, it has been quite remarkable. With a…



Out of this world

2015 is another record breaking year for local, rental & management. – Most local market sales in 1 year. – Over 430 contracts this year. – 18 First-time buyer properties sold in 6 months with 12 more under offer. – Nearly 300 properties under management and growing. – 1/3rd of Guernsey properties are sold by us. – 60% Open Market…


Good news for the Open Market

There were two great pieces of news this month, the first being the appointment of Richard Le Tocq as the head of Locate Guernsey. Locate Guernsey, has a mandate to encourage businesses and high net worth individuals to move to the Island which is something we at Swoffers recognise the importance of. In June this year we appointed Alex Haining…


Swoffers First Launches

This month we launched Swoffers First. We teamed-up with SPF Private Clients Limited to help first-time buyers take their first steps on the property ladder. The initiative is designed to help first-time buyers understand the property market, decide what is affordable to them and guide them through the process of buying their first home.


Alexandra Haining joins Swoffers

Alexandra Haining joins Swoffers to develop Open Market and support Locate Guernsey We are very happy to welcome Alexandra Haining who has joined the team in a new Open Market Business Development role. A property specialist, Alexandra has a wealth of experience after working in finance and specialising in the development of high-end residential properties in London. Alexandra recently returned…


Locate Guernsey initiative to receive over £1million of funding

This morning, this island’s Commerce and Employment Department announced it has secured £1.2million of funding from the Economic Development Fund to promote Locate Guernsey, a new initiative which aims to create new income for Guernsey and entice businesses to relocate to the island. A very exciting development, Swoffers has been working with the department and the Guernsey Property Forum on…