More About the Chas Everitt International Property Group
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.
Chas Everitt History and Pedigree
Opening their first office in Randburg, Gauteng in 1980, Charles and Tilla founded what has over the years evolved in the Chas Everitt International Property Group, a true family business where ethics and values are an integral part of the company's DNA.
In their own words: "Our vision has always been to never stop caring about people and to never compromise our principles".
In 1998, when Charles Everitt became Chairman, Berry Everitt was appointed Managing Director of the Chas Everitt International Property Group.
In 2000 the Chas Everitt management team was joined by well-respected industry trainer and former National Operations Manager of ERA South Africa, Roderick Williams, who now heads up the group’s Operations, Training and Business Analysis division.
In 2001, Berry Everitt was awarded the Property Professional Club's 'Young Lion' Award and followed this with being awarded an industry 'Mover and Shaker' award in 2003.
During 2002, Chas Everitt relinquished their membership in an American Real Estate Group after having been members for a decade (during which for 8 out of those 10 years, Chas Everitt won every major international real estate award available to their Southern African operations)
In 2003 leading real estate franchising figure, Barry Davies, joined the group as a partner and Chas Everitt entered the Southern African Franchising arena and were joined by a host of like-minded and experienced franchisees across SA, opening operations in the Western Cape, Eastern Cape, Gauteng, Mpumalanga and KwaZulu Natal.
In 2004, the only independent real estate awards programme, the Property Professional Club, awarded Charles Everitt the inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award. In the same year Berry Everitt and Franchising CEO Barry Davies were also nominated as 2 of South Africa’s Leading Managers in the publication “South Africa’s Leading Managers”. Chas Everitt also launched their inaugural Chas Everitt Convention model in Mauritius rewarding its top performers with International Conventions around the globe, a programme which to this day is the only one in the SA industry of its kind.
In 2007 Chas Everitt were recognized as one of the Top 5 National Real Estate Agencies in South Africa in an independent survey by a leading business publication – after only 4 years of franchising.
During 2010 the group celebrated its 30th Anniversary and launched ChasCares, a broad range of community projects building on the successful Home Makeovers projects held in 2008 and 2009.
In 2011 Chas Everitt invited one of the leading real estate trainers in the USA, Ed Hatch to SA to host personalised Chas Everitt training programmes for its Agents and Management across the country. Despite trying economic times the group continued to grow.
As part of the groups Social Responsibility programme in 2012, the Chas Everitt 67 Minutes support programme for Mandela Day was successfully introduced with franchises from around the country participating and performing acts of charity.
In 2012 Chas Everitt International also signed up as a major sponsor for a world record breaking attempt within the Argus Cycle Tour with funds raised going to the "Give Me a Chance" foundation.
Chas Everitt was also one of the leading sponsors of the inaugural NBM Sevens Rugby Tournament held in George in the Garden Route which drew top flight players from across the globe.
In 2014 Chas Everitt launched a full fledged and focussed Rentals Franchise offering, Chas Everitt Property Rentals.
The Chas Everitt management team was also joined by former ERA South Africa CEO, Gerhard Kotze who focusses his attention on expanding the groups footprint across Southern Africa.
In 2015, the Chas Everitt group was invited to become a member of the prestigious ‘Leading Real Estate Companies of the World’ group. Part of ‘Leading Real Estate Companies of the World’ is also the Luxury Portfolio group, which deals with the high end luxury property segment internationally.
These 2 groups give South African sellers the advantage of having their properties exposed to the international market, and also strengthens our referral network globally.
Group Vision, Mission and Values
Chas Everitt’s Vision
Be the leading real estate company of choice
Chas Everitt‘s Mission Statement
Recognised as the Major National Real Estate Group where all strive to:
Be one team with the best trained people
Use the best technology and tools
Offer the widest range of value added products to the market place
Achieve revolutionary results by working towards greatest growth in market share
Empower participants to achieve their objectives
Provide a memorable experience that creates loyalty
Chas Everitt‘s Values
Strong and consistent family values that build respect, trust and confidence.
The Chas Everitt Property group of today is a dynamic organisation dedicated to giving our clients, property buyers and sellers, a competitive advantage in the marketplace. At Chas Everitt, we can help clients relocate to any town or city in South Africa, or for that matter around the world through our international affiliations. At the same time, with our unique property Solutions marketing strategy, we can attract more prospective purchasers for our property sellers, to achieve and quicker sale at the highest possible price.
Chas Everitt is represented in the Western Cape, Gauteng, Eastern Cape, North West, Mpumalanga, Free State, Limpopo, Northern Cape and Kwazulu Natal provinces.
Charles and Tilla Everitt on the Chas Everitt Property Group