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…



There’s a reason we sell more houses

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…




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…


Pollinator Project Prepares for Spring

Guernsey’s valuable insect population can look forward to some plush new homes thanks to the Pollinator Project. ‘Swoffers is pleased to help anyone in their search for the perfect home, not least some of the Island’s smaller residents,’ says Spencer Noyon, Swoffers Director. ‘We are proud to continue our support of La Société Guernesiaise’s Pollinator Project which aims to create…


Swoffers end 2018 on a high

It was a very merry Christmas for the team at Swoffers as we celebrated a bumper last quarter for sales – especially of high value and Open Market properties. In December alone Swoffers completed 14 of the 15 Open Market sales and 17 of the 20 property transactions over £1million for that month. ‘We pride ourselves on finding our clients…