The Chas Everitt International property group was the dream-child of founders Charles (Chas) and Tilla Everitt who started the company in 1980 and remain active in the Chas Everitt group and the real estate industry to this day. Opening their first office in Randburg, Gauteng, the organization has since evolved into the Chas Everitt International Property Group, a true family business, where ethics and values are an integral part of the company's DNA.
A dynamic organisation dedicated to giving clients, property buyers, tenants, landlords and sellers a competitive advantage in the marketplace, we can help clients relocate to any town or city in South Africa, or around the world through our international affiliations. At the same time, with our unique property solutions marketing strategy, we can attract more prospective purchasers and tenants for our property sellers and landlords.
The Chas Everitt International Property Group is seen as one of South Africa’s premier estate agency groups, built on a 36-year-old foundation of solid family values and a desire not to just serve our clients well, but to become their lifelong property counsellors by delivering truly memorable service.
Our team of dedicated property professionals are local specialists armed with the widest array of marketing Solutions© and trained to guide you through the maze of purchasing, selling or letting property from start to finish - and beyond.
Our Value Proposition
As a dynamic organisation we believe that in all we do, we are committed to excellence and therefore constantly challenge the status quo, to ensure we remain dedicated to giving Chas Everitt Team Members and Clients the most competitive advantage in the marketplace.
This, combined with our unique Solutions, will attract more prospective purchasers and tenants for our Sellers and Landlords to ensure they receive unparalleled service, the highest possible value with the least inconvenience.
Chas Everitt is proud to be a member of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, a global network of more than 550 premier real estate companies with 4,000 offices and 128,000 sales associates in more than 55 countries around the world. LeadingRE produces more annual home sales than any other real estate network. While the real estate business is largely local in nature, the entity that connects all of these top brands is LeadingRE, whose affiliate companies sell US$351-billion annually in the US – more than any national franchise brand. It is also the number one group in terms of sales volume and unit transactions in 39% of the top 108 markets. LeadingRE firms have strong local reputations and many are long-established companies in the community. Only the best locally and regionally branded firms are invited to become members, because each firm’s local brand and performance reflect upon other affiliates nationally and globally.
The Chas Team
OUR SUCCESS AS AN INTERNATIONAL PROPERTY GROUP IS LARGELY DUE TO ALL OF US WORKING AS A TEAM.
Here’s whom you’ll find on our team, no matter where in South Africa you are:
- An experienced management team
- A highly motivated, trained and professional group of property consultants
- An excellent administrative team that supports management, property consultants and our clients
- A base of loyal clients who continue to use Chas Everitt and recommend us to their friends.
Our Leadership Team
Charles Beresford Everitt
MD of Chas Everitt International Property Group
Known in the South African and International real estate industry as Berry Everitt. Growing up in the real estate industry under the guidance of Charles and Tilla Everitt, founders of Chas Everitt, Berry has been exposed to all aspects of the industry. He began his career in the financial industry as a trainee liquidator at Arthur Young Trust and Management and studying a CIS in Durban, he began to develop his skills in the financial and business arena. These selfsame skills serendipitously ended up with him joining the family business and becoming MD in 1998. In 2001 Berry won the Property Professional Club’s Young Lion Award and the Industry’s Mover and Shaker Award in 2003.
In 2003 Barry Davies joined the group as a partner, followed closely by a rapid growth in franchises across South Africa.
Maria De Villiers
National Head of Training
Western Cape Regional Manager
Maria has been active in the real estate industry for the past 17 years with involvement, experience and education ranging from valuations & sales to management, training and developments. During the early 2000's she has owned and managed a successful real estate franchise in Stellenbosch.
After spending 3 years as a Real Estate trainer and business consultant in the Western Cape, she joined the franchising environment again as a Regional Manager & Trainer for another national real estate group.
She joined Chas Everitt in 2014 as Regional Manager. Her portfolio currently includes the Western Cape and Garden Route, as well as the Chas Everitt Training Academy.
National Rentals Manager
I started my Real Estate career in 2000 as an estate agent and in 2005 became a Principal and Share Holder of a Real Estate Company specialising in Residential & Commercial Real Estate services. Over my past 18 years in Real Estate I've been involved in various management positions, with some very well-known and respected Real Estate Franchise Companies in Southern Africa. This includes support to over 200 Real Estate Franchise Offices, and over 1500 Franchisees, Principals, Agents, Managers and Admin Staff. My involvement, knowledge and education includes most aspects within the Residential, Commercial and Retail Real Estate Industries, and my education is in Business Management, Law, Real Estate, Insurance, and Digital Marketing.
Northern Regional Manager
Madeleine have over 15 years experience in the property industry. Which started in the property Finance industry at Betterbond, SA Homeloans and FNB respectively. She joined Seeff in 2009 and started in the Distressed Property division and moved up into the Regional Support position. She joined the Chas Everitt family and started in July 2017 as Regional Manager for the Northern Division.
National Marketing Manager
Amanda's career in Real Estate began in 1995 at a Real Estate office in Newlands, Cape Town, which eventually merged with the Constantiaberg franchise.
After spending a couple of years overseas in Jersey, the Channel Islands in the Offshore Banking world, she returned in time to the launching of the franchising of Chas Everitt in 2005 and joined the team to kick off the first 5 franchises in the Western Cape and has grown with the company as it has rolled out Nationally
KZN Regional Manager
Wayne Lombard has been involved in the real estate sector for the last 7 years. As a former senior key account manager at Korbitec (propert24), he gained an in-depth understanding of the South African property portal industry and deeds office information systems. He was one of the youngest members to join the management team of another national real estate group where he was involved with the design, development, and delivery of various IT systems and processes. Wayne achieved a National Diploma in Human Resource management from the South African Board for Peoples Practices as well as an advanced qualification in Leadership and change management from USB-Ed Stellenbosch University. Wayne joined the Chas Everitt team in early 2019 and is helping to drive innovation and change as the brand lives up to its promise to strive for continual improvement.