Berry Everitt is the CEO of the Chas Everitt International property group, which is one of the top five estate agency companies in South Africa and widely recognised for its innovative marketing methods, its technological leadership - and its absolute dedication to achieving exceptional customer service.

Everitt is the youngest son of the group's founders, Charles and Tilla Everitt, and has been involved in the business since it was established in 1988.
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Here are the hottest property features in a WFH world

It is now clear that many of the changes in working, commuting and learning patterns that have come about because of the Covid-19 pandemic will become permanent adjustments for a great number of families...

By Berry Everitt 22 Apr 2021

Sell fast - there's another real estate slowdown on the way

If you're a home seller, you should absolutely not withdraw your property from the market now in the hopes of selling it at a higher price next year...

By Berry Everitt 15 Sep 2020

Remote workers heading out of town

When we talk of semigration now, we are no longer just talking about the familiar pattern of movement from Gauteng to Cape Town, but about the worldwide counter-urbanisation or de-urbanisation movement...

By Berry Everitt 3 Sep 2020

New vision for real estate in which all can win

The real estate industry will no doubt look very different by the end of this year to the way it looked before the Covid-19 pandemic...

By Berry Everitt 8 Jun 2020

Why you should choose rental homes as carefully as your own

When buying an investment property, you should apply the same "rules" about location, condition and security as when buying a home for yourself...

By Berry Everitt 10 Dec 2019

How 'refirement' is reshaping senior housing

People are generally living longer these days than they used to, with the result that the over-60 sector of the population is growing and the need for senior accommodation is increasing...

By Berry Everitt 18 Jul 2019

Buyer advice: Where is just as important as what

While all property values fluctuate in line with the country's overall economic conditions and with interest rate levels, some areas do consistently experience better growth over time - and generate higher returns for home owners...

By Berry Everitt 9 May 2019

#SONA2019 serves up positive news for the housing sector

The very detailed State of the Nation Address dealt with all of the economic and social issues that are currently of concern to the real estate industry...

By Berry Everitt 8 Feb 2019

#BizTrends2019: Residential market in for an interesting time

South Africa's residential market is in for an interesting time in 2019, but our predictions for the year are all positive...

By Berry Everitt 7 Jan 2019

Landlord for the holidays? Here's what you need to know

If you are lucky enough to live in a holiday town, renting out your home (or part of it) for the festive season can be a great way to boost your income and make January a lot less bleak...

By Berry Everitt 18 Dec 2018

Ignore 'recession' talk and buy more real estate

SA may be in a "technical" recession, but a closer analysis of the figures released by StatsSA shows that the economy is actually heading in the right direction...

By Berry Everitt 13 Sep 2018

Why property show days are still relevant

It's spring, which is traditionally one of the best home sales periods of the year and a great time for sellers to list...

By Berry Everitt 3 Sep 2018

SA needs youth home-building plan

The latest available figures from StatsSA show that there are about 3.3-million South Africans aged 15 to 24 who are not currently in education, training or employment...

By Berry Everitt 16 Aug 2018

Why Gen-Z is set to go back to the 'burbs

Generation-Z are obviously the future of real estate, and the industry is starting to think seriously now about where they might live and what type of housing...

By Berry Everitt 25 Jul 2018

#BizTrends2018: Property market will not 'fall off a cliff' in 2018

Negativity seems to be in fashion in SA's real estate industry, especially since the Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS)...

By Berry Everitt 9 Jan 2018

Concourt judgment a big win for real estate

New homeowners will no longer have to worry about being held liable for historical debt incurred by previous owners...

By Berry Everitt 29 Aug 2017

All that twitters is not sold

Online real estate companies offering to sell your home for a low fixed price or a discounted commission appear to be multiplying daily, but they are actually just peddling old - and unsuccessful - concepts dressed up in new digital clothes.,,

By Berry Everitt 24 Aug 2017

#BizTrends2017: Outlook "mixed" for SA's residential property market

The outlook for South Africa's residential real estate market over the next 12 months is "mixed", with some areas expected to experience high sales volumes and good price growth while others remain out of favour with buyers and some to even experience real price declines...

By Berry Everitt 10 Jan 2017

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