Managing Director at Devler Estates t/a Chas Everitt Cape Town South
A passion for training, real estate and value based success!
André de Villiers has a continues trading record in Cape Town real estate since 1984. He started as an estate agent with Pam Golding Properties at their first City Bowl office after which he started his own agency in 1986 trading as De Villiers Real Estate. André accepted an invitation from Hadden Steer to join the Steer & Co property group as Manager of their City Bowl office. A year later André was asked to became the Sales Director and a few years after that became CEO of the Steer & Co Sales Company, which under his leadership grew from 8 to 15 offices.
André affiliated the Steer group to the international American franchise group, ERA (Electronic Realty Associates). When the main Johannesburg group (ERA Chas Everitt) decided to leave ERA in 2003, André decided to join Chas Everitt and was instrumental in the successful launch of their Western Cape operations.
Academic: Matriculated at Fish Hoek High School 1978, Graduated from Rhodes University in 1982 with a BA (legal and economics) Industry Positions Held: Director MLS (Western Cape) Director IEASA (Western Cape) Director EAHC (Western Cape) Training: Andre has also been very active in real estate training and development, particularly in the areas of marketing and technology. Besides training for his respective property groups, Andre has also trained for the Institute of Estate Agents. Awards: Due to Andre's expertise in marketing and technology he has twice been recognised with real estate industry awards from the PA Group at the Property Professional Awards - collecting both the 'Young Lion' and the 'Mover & Shaker' awards. International Conferences: National Association of Realtors (NAR) in San Francisco (Twice), NAR New Orleans (Twice), NAR Miami, ERA Miami as well as Conventions in Mauritius and Bali. International Property Marketing: André has attended numerous international property exhibitions and marketed property at real estate trade shows in Dublin, Hamburg, Cologne, Frankfurt and Munich. Andre is still involved in advising many wealthy South Africans in their overseas property investments. Affiliations: André is proud to be an affiliate of various professional training and motivational groups including Entrepreneurs Institute.
Personal: André lives in Wynberg Park below Bishopscourt in Cape Town and is married to Brazilian architect Romeu Santana. With a passion for travel, animals and technology, André is equally at home in Cape Town or on his much loved farm in Passa Quatro, in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil where André and Romeu are creating an animal sanctuary and environmental school in 2020, www.GreenSchoolBrazil.com